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I've have three topics here. The first is that I know of a controvercial pronounciation and I'm wondering how TG people pronounce Erech in Stone of Erech.
Secondly, I'd like to know how to make those vertical lines so often used in formatting on this wiki.
Lastly, I'd like to draw peoples' attention to the "Featured Quote" nominations etc. as we haven't had a new one in quite some time...And That's The Way The Cookie Crumbles!--Breragor (TalkContribsEdits)

Erech is not Elvish but I guess it should be pronounced like one (German ch, like greek χ and not like 'Charlie'). As for the vertical lines I don't understand; which articles contain them? can you show? Sage 00:31, 6 February 2009 (UTC)
I agree on Erech. As for the "vertical lines", I think you mean the Pipe. It's upper case \. And a fourth thing: work on your sig, now it disrupts the rest of the text.-- Ederchil (Talk/Contribs/Edits) 19:42, 6 February 2009 (UTC)
First off, I know there's a prob with my sig, but I can't fix it. Secondly, you say upper case of / but how do you do that? Breragor
If you mean | this one, it's the on in upper case \, not /. It's usually near backspace. If you mean another, please tell me which one. -- Ederchil (Talk/Contribs/Edits) 08:14, 10 February 2009 (UTC)

No, that's it (|), thanks. Breragor

When you said that Erech should be pronounced with a German ch, did you mean the ich-laut, or the harsher kind?--Aragorn47 20:30, 14 February 2009 (UTC)

I believe he meant it similar to the Hebrew way (which is similar to German). It's a rolling -chet ("ch" is rolled, like your coughing up a hair ball). I gues that's a good way to think of it. (Also, it's good to see you at NS2 and ME)Breragor (TalkContribsEdits)|

I'm not posotive, but I'm pretty sure that Erech is pronounced 'er-ek'. At least that's how I've always said it. -Galadriel
I have to say that I don't think it is pronounced like that; I think the ch is pronounced like the Scottish loch or the German buch. --Mith (Talk/Contribs/Edits) 15:00, 27 March 2009 (UTC)