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Re: Bug#427297: ITP: sturmbahnfahrer -- simulated obstacle course for automobiles

On Monday 04 June 2007 14:20, Frank Küster wrote:
> Michael Welle <m.welle@gmx.net> wrote:
> > The german term 'Sturmbahn' as in 'Sturmbahnfahrer' describes a trail
> > were you have to vanquish some barriers to train your physical
> > fitness. This is often used in military lingo. But I also know it
> > from places, where you can train your dog.
> Do you have references for that?  I've never heard that word[1], but
> then I didn't do military service, nor do I keep a dog...  Google gives
> some hits that point to what you describe (the fitness trail), but also
> to online games and actually a photo album by a SS officer.  Well.

FWIW, Dutch has a similar word: stormbaan (a literal translation of 
Sturmbahn). All top google hits for that are related to obstacle courses.

I have to agree with earlier posters though that the choice of font on the 
homepage of the game indicates that the authors at least considered the 
association with Sturmbannfürher.


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