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    An imaginary suburb for Moscow

    I need help making up the name of a suburb for Moscow. I'm trying to find a word that can run alongside Lyubertsy, Baumanskaya, Koptevskaya, Mytisci etc that I can use to use to describe an imaginary gang. I don't want to use a real name in case I get an unwelcome knock on the door from some bad guys! Any ideas?

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    Probably a bit childish variants but...

    -----suburb--------------------word from which the name originates
    TsvetOchino -----------------------tsvetOk(=flower)
    or
    TsvetOchinskoye
    ZabOrovo--------------------------zabOr(=fence)
    NozhOvo---------------------------nozh(=knife)
    OblepIkhovo-----------------------oblepIkha(=sea-buckthorn)
    Putino----------------------------------------
    (Yeltsino, Gorbachevo)
    If they really exist around Moscow my most humble apologies to their residents.
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    Of a world where every neighbour is a friend"

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    Thank you Friendy. You are so reliable!

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    How about Verhnekastetovo? Or Malaya Barmaleyevka? Or Derzhimordovskoe?
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    Now the trouble is VM, I have no idea whether you are leading me down the garden path or not?

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    Is the 'Barmalay' part a reference to 'ni schokolada, ni marmalada, tol'ko malenkiy detey'?
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    Quote Originally Posted by waxwing
    Is the 'Barmalay' part a reference to 'ni schokolada, ni marmalada, tol'ko malenkiy detey'?
    Right you are, it's Barmaley's favourite song. But as a name I think it's not bad, personally, I like it. Btw, I like all VM's variants, they are funny, if you know what they derived from, but they sound quite natural.
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    howbout Прыщино, Энкино, Сараево?

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    Why hasn't anyone thought of New Vasyuky yet? Ah, it's copyrighted I guess
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    BTW
    http://smeh.by.ru/grafika/metromap.htm

    I saw several variants of this.

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    Re: An imaginary suburb for Moscow

    Quote Originally Posted by BJ
    I need help making up the name of a suburb for Moscow. I'm trying to find a word that can run alongside Lyubertsy, Baumanskaya, Koptevskaya, Mytisci etc that I can use to use to describe an imaginary gang. I don't want to use a real name in case I get an unwelcome knock on the door from some bad guys! Any ideas?
    Judging by this curious geography, it seems what you actually want is name for some OPG ("organised criminal community").

    Latynina in "Охота на Изюбря" called some serious moscow gang "Долголаптевские" ("Dolgolaptevskiye"). You always can try this. Hope it can't be considered violation of copyright.
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    The purpose is - that I can't use the name of a real Moscow gang - I have to make one up and the gangs are named after the suburbs in which they operate. Therefore if I can create an imaginary suburb, I can name a gang after it. Geddit?

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    Quote Originally Posted by BJ
    The purpose is - that I can't use the name of a real Moscow gang - I have to make one up and the gangs are named after the suburbs in which they operate. Therefore if I can create an imaginary suburb, I can name a gang after it. Geddit?
    Give them a name 'луньковские'.
    Я танцую пьяный на столе нума нума е нума нума нума е
    Снова счастье улыбнулось мне нума нума е нума нума нума е

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    Quote Originally Posted by BJ
    The purpose is - that I can't use the name of a real Moscow gang - I have to make one up and the gangs are named after the suburbs in which they operate. Therefore if I can create an imaginary suburb, I can name a gang after it. Geddit?
    How about a 'Love Gang' that supports peace & harmony through violence?
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    Quote Originally Posted by BETEP
    Quote Originally Posted by BJ
    The purpose is - that I can't use the name of a real Moscow gang - I have to make one up and the gangs are named after the suburbs in which they operate. Therefore if I can create an imaginary suburb, I can name a gang after it. Geddit?
    Give them a name 'луньковские'.
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