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« Reply #80 on: December 29, 2014, 05:18:12 PM »
This glossary is for both canon and noncanon LBT terms. Halftooth is a noncanon term (if I remember right, things in red are canon, things in blue are noncanon). I like halftooth more because it describes how an omnivore is halfway between a carnivore and an herbivore.

You can try PMing Pangaea and informing him of your omnivore term, bothtooth, so it can be included here in the list.

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« Reply #81 on: January 10, 2015, 08:41:09 PM »
Quote from: Pangaea,Oct 28 2009 on  10:16 PM
Thank you so, so much for mentioning that. I thought I had already had "Sky Fire" on there, so I checked to make sure, and this is what I saw:
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Lightning – Lightning
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I've fixed it, but boy do I feel like an absentminded knucklehead. :rolleyes

For the record, I would have suggested "sky flash" if LBT hadn't already come up with a term for lightning. :p

EDIT: Ah! "Jumping waters" (geysers) isn't on there either! Thank you!
I believe that lightning is "sky fire".  

Also, are we sure that Gallimimus = Rainbow Face?  Gallimimus is an omnivore.

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« Reply #82 on: January 10, 2015, 09:20:56 PM »
What the rainbowfaces are has been debated. I had thought troodon (another omnivore), but I think the most popular idea is that the hidden runners are troodons, while the rainbowfaces are gallimimus.

True they're omnivores, but so are the domeheads (last I checked), and even the ceratopsians (the horned dinosaurs such as threehorns) are considered to be omnivorous. My guess is that the valley is tolerant of certain omnivores. Or it could just be the creators didn't really think this through too much, which is likely. Or perhaps, also likely, any omnivorous dinosaur in the valley is pretty much fully vegetarian except in special cases (the eggstealers of the second movie and Ruby of the series being such examples).

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« Reply #83 on: January 11, 2015, 08:40:35 AM »
Guido's supposed to be a Microraptor too and we don't see him eating meat (only a worm and certainly no green food which he can't chew to begin with...). Though Guido's body design is kind of differing from a realistic Microraptor I believe. As DarkHououmon said I think the writers just didn't care that much about the diet of certain species (if they don't into your concept, make them fit in...). I guess that's what they thought. Guido looks really... odd. They made him look odd to show his... weirdness.
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« Reply #84 on: March 17, 2015, 01:15:43 PM »
The term raptor doesn't mean anything.  Oviraptor also doesn't mean carnivore as Ruby's kind is an omnivore and is so, in fact, in real life.  

Also, does anyone have a term for "tornado"?   If not, I was going to suggest "Sky Twirly".  It would go along the lines of "Sky Puffy" (cloud).

Also, I created a term called "Fanged Flattooth" for dinos like Domeheads and Deinocherius.  It's actually a slight misnomer like "Tiny Longneck".   It's not really a Flattooth at all, but a kind of omnivore that has teeth and can actually eat bigger meat than Ruby could and indeed could eat other dinos if it wanted.   Such a thing HAD to exist....somewhere.  

As for....er.....farting, I believe the two terms I've seen are

1.) Rude Bottom Noises

2.) [Insert Name here]'s tush has blown a boomer.


Also, has anyone figured out the difference between "Sharptooth Flyer" and "Sharp Beak" or are the two the same thing like "Tiny Longneck" and "Tinysaurus"?  


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« Reply #85 on: March 17, 2015, 02:47:19 PM »
Quote from: LittlefootAndAliTogether,Mar 17 2015 on  01:15 PM
The term raptor doesn't mean anything.
Actually, yes it does have a meaning. It comes from a latin word that means "to seize" or "take by force". It is also a word used for birds of prey, such as eagles and hawks. The term 'raptor' would indeed imply an animal that did some form of hunting, so both carnivores and omnivores would apply. You wouldn't see that term used for a deer or a cow.

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« Reply #86 on: September 03, 2015, 09:06:28 PM »
I noticed that in The Great Longneck Migration, the characters keep on referring to dreams as "sleep stories." But in The Secret of Saurus Rock, Littlefoot literally says that he had a bad dream. A little consistency is all I ask! Do the writers always have to come up with cute-sounding alternatives for words we take for granted?

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« Reply #87 on: September 03, 2015, 10:05:56 PM »
Quote from: Hardback247,Sep 3 2015 on  09:06 PM
I noticed that in The Great Longneck Migration, the characters keep on referring to dreams as "sleep stories." But in The Secret of Saurus Rock, Littlefoot literally says that he had a bad dream. A little consistency is all I ask! Do the writers always have to come up with cute-sounding alternatives for words we take for granted?
Didn't they use the term "rain" once, too? I forget if they did, but I kind of remember somewhere them saying "rain", but then I think in the TV show they said "sky water".

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« Reply #88 on: September 04, 2015, 09:51:50 AM »
Let's hope they keep these LBT-terms in LBT 14 :) A little consistency would be nice indeed...

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« Reply #89 on: December 13, 2015, 05:59:34 AM »
Carcharodontosaurus - Bloodletting Sharptooth

« Last Edit: September 10, 2018, 12:55:17 PM by Belmont2500 »
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« Reply #90 on: February 08, 2016, 12:32:56 PM »
I have a theory concerning Ali's name... though keep in mind this is just my speculation...

[A]patosaurus [l]ousae = Ali

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« Reply #91 on: December 02, 2018, 01:56:15 PM »
I've believe I have something else that could be an addition.

Paralititan - Ridgeneck

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