We need a name

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Rules

  1. Preferably NO acronyms.
    1. Especially recursive ones!
  2. Preferably something geeky, nerdy, piratical, or techie.
    1. Nonsensical ones are not ruled out.(ie. Kinsey Drank My Screwdriver)
  3. Try to group similar names in nested bullets.
    1. Same goes for comments on a name.

Business Names

  • Names
    • Tubular Bell
      • tubularbell.com available --strages 21:02, 23 June 2007 (CDT)
      • think ma bell logo with a piece of cat5e around the outside and an rj45 end point toward the user at a slight upward angle.
    • Sleighton
      • we can be stuck up if we use this one, sleighton.com available --Opticron 23:48, 23 June 2007 (CDT)
    • Gorzod
      • this one was pulled out of my ass, gorzod.com available --Opticron 23:48, 23 June 2007 (CDT)
    • Lazlo
      • primary for "Lazlo Systems", however lazlonetworks.(com|net) is available as well as "domain hacks" lazlosyste.ms etc. --Brimstone 12:14, 24 June 2007 (CDT)
      • However, there's a "laszlosystems.com" an web design group using lots of web 2.0 goodness --Brimstone 12:14, 24 June 2007 (CDT)
    • The Narrows
      • domains already registered and the name can be explained into talking about virtual hosting. --strages 08:46, 28 June 2007 (CDT)
      • the.narro.ws possibly because it's web 2.0 sounding. --strages 08:48, 28 June 2007 (CDT)
    • DataMaker Industries
      • Maker Industries: Data Division--Korc 11:46, 28 August 2007 (CDT)
    • Maker Labs --Korc 22:45, 11 October 2007 (CDT)
    • Localhost --strages 22:22, 6 January 2008 (CST)
  • Suffixes
    • Systems
    • Networks
    • Enterprises
    • Communications
    • Colocation Services
    • [Light|Heavy] Industries (too l0pht?)
    • Labs

Shop Names

  • The Hertz --strages 22:04, 10 March 2007 (CST)
    • Perhaps something with a play on "hertz" and "hurts". --strages 22:06, 10 March 2007 (CST)
      • IT Hertz --Nykodemus 23:21, 11 March 2007 (CDT)
  • The Black Sun --strages 22:04, 10 March 2007 (CST)
  • MakeDonalds --Nykodemus 08:21, 19 January 2007 (CST)
    • I laugh so much at this I hurt, tis a shame we'd get the pants sued off us. --strages 04:44, 12 March 2007 (CDT)
  • Simians with Blowtorches --strages 22:33, 10 March 2007 (CST)
  • Guild of Mechanical Incongruencies --Gregabyte 22:43, 10 March 2007 (CST)
  • The Third Fein of Chudomo --Nykodemus 23:21, 11 March 2007 (CDT)
  • The Ministry of Tech --Nykodemus 23:21, 11 March 2007 (CDT)
  • Nogorithian Denchistio --Nykodemus 23:21, 11 March 2007 (CDT)
  • The Chatsubo --Nykodemus 23:21, 11 March 2007 (CDT)
  • Her Royal Majesty's Society of Calamitous Urban Geekery and Fine Technological Investigations --Nykodemus 23:21, 11 March 2007 (CDT)
    • Royal Ministry of Calamitous Urban Geekery and Fine Technological Investigations --strages 04:44, 12 March 2007 (CDT)
  • Tsukurimashou --Nykodemus 23:21, 11 March 2007 (CDT)
    • Clever --strages 04:44, 12 March 2007 (CDT)
    • Japanese for "we make stuff?" How does one pronounce that? --Brimstone 07:58, 12 March 2007 (CDT)
  • Society of Collaborative Invention --Gregabyte 00:12, 12 March 2007 (CDT)
  • [Something] Labs let's hear some suggestions --strages 06:22, 12 March 2007 (CDT)
    • Hyper Moose Labs --Tanstaafl 11:19, 13 March 2007 (CDT)
    • Jolly Roger Inventive Labs (JRIL, pronounced like "drill") --jmcarthur 16:03 13 March 2007 (CDT)
  • Makers Local 256 --Korc 10:26, 13 March 2007 (CDT)
    • We'll of course need a seal to be emblazoned on the back of our windbreakers and coveralls ----Korc 10:28, 13 March 2007 (CDT)
    • (acronym references removed for the acronym-phobic among us) --Korc 12:35, 14 March 2007 (CDT)
    • Make: Local 256 --strages 05:39, 21 March 2007 (CDT)
  • MakeAble --Jim Shoe 10:36, 14 March 2007 (CDT)
  • Make:Huntsville inspired by Make:Philly which Make:Blog links to often and they don't seem to mind. --strages 05:39, 21 March 2007 (CDT)
    • Other Options:
      • Make:HSV --strages 05:39, 21 March 2007 (CDT)
      • Make:256 --strages 05:39, 21 March 2007 (CDT)
        • I like these ideas. Would we need to contact Make:Philly or Make:Blog to use a variant of there name? --Jim Shoe 13:17, 22 March 2007 (CDT)
  • Lazlo's Closet --strages 22:14, 25 March 2007 (CDT)
  • The Court of Technological Arts --strages 18:21, 8 April 2008 (CDT)