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Did Lucas ever invent a word with a more pleasing sound than “Wampa”?

For a competition now in progress, my buddies Jon and Jarratt chose to recreate the Wampa cave sequence from Empire Strikes Back. It is grooovy! Check it:

Give them some likes and stuff over at the YouTube page.

EDIT EDIT: here’s the right way to vote for them:
“I posted on Facebook, I got the process for voting for the people’s choice award wrong. You need to:
1) Go to the Facebook V Energy NZ site,
2) Click on the 48 Second link/application from the menu on the left hand side
3) Find our video
4) Click on the “thumbs up” icon. “

{ 7 } Comments

  1. Jon B | May 2, 2011 at 9:56 am | Permalink

    Also, if you want us to have a shot at the People’c Choice awards:
    1) Go to
    2) Like VEnergyNZ
    3) Find our video (posted by me)
    4) Like that!

    Thanks everyone!

  2. Jon B | May 2, 2011 at 1:26 pm | Permalink

    Also: Thanks for the promo Morgue!

  3. The Alligator | May 2, 2011 at 6:21 pm | Permalink


    You’re right, it is fine to say….

  4. morgue | May 2, 2011 at 7:22 pm | Permalink


  5. The Alligator | May 3, 2011 at 3:38 am | Permalink

    “Open belly rescue feature?”


  6. Kiwi in Zurich | May 4, 2011 at 7:15 pm | Permalink

    Luke and Obi-Wan are in a Chinise restaurant and Luke’s having trouble with the chopsticks.

    Finally, Obi-Wan says, “Use the forks, Luke.”

  7. Scott A | May 5, 2011 at 7:14 pm | Permalink

    “Did Lucas ever invent a word with a more pleasing sound than “Wampa”?”

    Yes. Wwwgggahhhhhhh!

    (That’s the noise the tie fighters make as the scream past the Millennium Falcon).