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"Cool Happenings" in need of better name

Please help me.

You all noticed the writeups I posted in my blog, right? Maybe I should give some of you a click or two to catch up right away.

..

OK, now we are all up to speed.

Please help me. I am very much tempted to write more of those. And I need to find a better name to call them. The current name is not so practical, I decided. Frits is now featuring my blog on the front page and all it says there now is "Featured: rik's blog". That is not very specific and it does not explain why it's featured. And it has the word "rik" in it 8-( .

That's why we need a better name. One that will stick. One that we can use throughout the site and maybe even elsewhere.

Before I pick a name and try to stick with it, I would like to hear your suggestions. You are creative people. You are, after all, robot builders.

Please mind that the new name must:

  • be short
  • describe the content (you may decide what that means to you
  • not be rik specific

And it would be nice if the name:

  • does not suck
  • indicates that this is periodical content (although that is a blatant lie)
  • would tie it in with letsmakerobots.com (for the outside world)
  • is not (too) geeky/techy/nerdy/robotical (we have enough of that going around)
  • is not a big play on words (dito)
  • could be easily pictured in a logo

Thanks for the help,

Rik


Update 18 nov:

Inspired by your responses and by a sleepless night with a scrap of paper on the night stand, I came up with some sort of ideas cloud. (high resolution here)

ideas_cloud_500.jpg

Still open for more suggestions. Or preferences.


Update 22 nov:

Thank you all for helping. I've made up my mind. It shall henceforth be known as

"The Pulse"

(Sensing the living LMR community since 2008w43).

I Figured the word "periodical" would be somewhat redundant with "Pulse". I also liked the brevity of it. The subtitle might evolve over time. Check out the first (real) edition of The Pulse.

8ik

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LMR weekly cast? or botcast...can't think of anything better (please be aware that it's 20.18, and maybe that is why :) )

LMR Weekly

This Week in LMR

Ill keep thinking on it...

maybe a play on periodicals?

 

Roboticals? 

LMR Words 'n' Bits    maybe too nerdy ?
LMR Progress Bar

I keep thinking of time or measurement names :

LMR Times

LMR Chronograph

LMR Multimeter

LMR Meter

Quanta of LMR

Little Drum Machine Beats

The LMR Thingy

 

 

 

Rik's Piks

-or-

LMR's Weekly Overview Thingy

No way I'm gonna go through THAT Rik-Pik rhyme again. Haunted me throughout my childhood. (Hint for non-Dutch readers: your "pik" is ehmmm, you know, your, ughgh, your "thingy. OR DID YOU KNOW THAT ALREADY MR "IBEENAROUND"!?!

Consider calling your blog "Chris' Piss" !

I will consider anything with "Thingey" in the the name though. Is that inconsistent? Is inconsistent a bad thingey?

Just because thing(e)y is a well established LMR word.

8ik


Hint for non-Danish readers: your "pik" is ehmmm, you know, your, ughgh, your "thingy. OR DID YOU KNOW THAT ALREADY MR "IBEENAROUND"!?!

 

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