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 Post subject: Re: Crummy names for babies
PostPosted: Fri Jun 22, 2012 1:03 pm 
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Bayme is a terrible name, but Bayne would be a great name. Imagine yelling at a kid called Bayne. "BAAAAAAAYYYYYNNNNEEE!"

So rad.

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Heh heh. That makes me think of someone saying 'bam' in a funny accent. (around here bam is a rude term for an idiot. Which didn't stop an English construction company calling themself BAM, getting a contract up here and wandering around our new school with BAM on their uniforms.) Bad name for a child.


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just mumbles wrote:
Bayme is a terrible name, but Bayne would be a great name. Imagine yelling at a kid called Bayne. "BAAAAAAAYYYYYNNNNEEE!"

So rad.


Bayne? Like, Bayne of my existence?

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 Post subject: Re: Crummy names for babies
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I just heard about parents who had a "surprise" child many years after their other children were grown, and actually considered naming the child Daisy. As in "whoops-a-daisy".

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 Post subject: Re: Crummy names for babies
PostPosted: Mon Jun 25, 2012 12:18 pm 
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choirqueer wrote:
just mumbles wrote:
Bayme is a terrible name, but Bayne would be a great name. Imagine yelling at a kid called Bayne. "BAAAAAAAYYYYYNNNNEEE!"

So rad.


Bayne? Like, Bayne of my existence?


Or like....?
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 Post subject: Re: Crummy names for babies
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Also, I hesitate to post this one because it's so popular right now that I'm sure someone reading will love it: but man do I hate the name Cash.

I'm not sure what it's meant to evoke. It just makes me think of an ATM.

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 Post subject: Re: Crummy names for babies
PostPosted: Sun Jul 01, 2012 5:09 pm 
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coldandsleepy wrote:
Also, I hesitate to post this one because it's so popular right now that I'm sure someone reading will love it: but man do I hate the name Cash.

I'm not sure what it's meant to evoke. It just makes me think of an ATM.

That's used as a name? Wow. Ash is a nice name. Cash is weird.


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 Post subject: Re: Crummy names for babies
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As in Johnny Cash maybe? He rocked socks. No, still weird.

I knew people who named their baby Casino. That was bad.


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 Post subject: Re: Crummy names for babies
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My friend's brother's new baby's name is Ajax. Middle name Apollo. Ajax's brother's name is Rex.
A woman I know is pregnant and deciding between Andromeda and Electra for baby names. Her first kid is Zephyros.


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 Post subject: Re: Crummy names for babies
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I've been watching the US Olympic qualifying coverage and there's a sports commentator named Rowdy Gaines.

choirqueer wrote:
just mumbles wrote:
Bayme is a terrible name, but Bayne would be a great name. Imagine yelling at a kid called Bayne. "BAAAAAAAYYYYYNNNNEEE!"

So rad.


Bayne? Like, Bayne of my existence?

Remember Payne Stewart?

Also: Picabo Street.

Actually, I might be in the wrong thread. I like the names Rowdy Gaines and Picabo Street in a novelty sort of way.

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 Post subject: Re: Crummy names for babies
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My friend's brother's new baby's name is Ajax. Middle name Apollo. Ajax's brother's name is Rex.
A woman I know is pregnant and deciding between Andromeda and Electra for baby names. Her first kid is Zephyros.


Electra is a perfectly fine name with no creepy overtones.

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 Post subject: Re: Crummy names for babies
PostPosted: Mon Jul 02, 2012 11:28 am 
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solipsistnation wrote:
Dave the Cat wrote:
My friend's brother's new baby's name is Ajax. Middle name Apollo. Ajax's brother's name is Rex.
A woman I know is pregnant and deciding between Andromeda and Electra for baby names. Her first kid is Zephyros.


Electra is a perfectly fine name with no creepy overtones.


Yes, perhaps if they have a(nother) boy they can name him Oedipus.


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 Post subject: Re: Crummy names for babies
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coldandsleepy wrote:
Also, I hesitate to post this one because it's so popular right now that I'm sure someone reading will love it: but man do I hate the name Cash.

I'm not sure what it's meant to evoke. It just makes me think of an ATM.


yeah I keep finding that acquaintances have named their son this! at least one of them actually has the name Cassius with Cash for a nickname but still...


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 Post subject: Re: Crummy names for babies
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I am happy to say I have never heard of a kid named Cash. I clearly don't run in the right circles .


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 Post subject: Re: Crummy names for babies
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seitanicverses wrote:
I've been watching the US Olympic qualifying coverage and there's a sports commentator named Rowdy Gaines.

choirqueer wrote:
just mumbles wrote:
Bayme is a terrible name, but Bayne would be a great name. Imagine yelling at a kid called Bayne. "BAAAAAAAYYYYYNNNNEEE!"

So rad.


Bayne? Like, Bayne of my existence?

Remember Payne Stewart?

Also: Picabo Street.

Actually, I might be in the wrong thread. I like the names Rowdy Gaines and Picabo Street in a novelty sort of way.


Didn't Picabo Street's Mom wait until she was a toddler to name her and then let her name herself? That's the story I heard and in that story little girl Street loved the game Peek-a-boo more than anything... hence Picabo Street. I always liked that story. I have no idea if there is truth to it.


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 Post subject: Re: Crummy names for babies
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^Not sure, either.

Dick Butkus. I thought it was spelled Dick Butkiss but I just googled and it isn't. Anyhoo.

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 Post subject: Re: Crummy names for babies
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my husband and i are thinking of having a baby and i told him im naming the kid Cinnamon Poptart.
that's a mighty fine name.

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 Post subject: Re: Crummy names for babies
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Ha. I call my kid Poptart as a nickname (yeah I don't know) and sometimes I worry people at the park think that's his real name. Also I call him Dolly a lot, and worry about the same thing.

He started calling his little brother Wrenny-Benny lately, which has led to us jokingly calling him Wrenjamin. Which is a pretty bad name.

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haha I've started telling people we named our kid Sierra after the beer (well, it is my partner's fave, Sierra Nevada) and I guarantee many people think I'm serious.


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Today someone told me that Scarlett has a "very creative" name, with the implication that it's weird or not a real name. Seriously? Actually, we fell in love with it because we're into old-fashioned names.


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Ignore othe people's opinions! No matter what the name, someone will find something annoying to say about it.

And Scarlett is a beautiful, classic name.

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PostPosted: Tue Jul 03, 2012 7:43 pm 
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coldandsleepy wrote:
Also, I hesitate to post this one because it's so popular right now that I'm sure someone reading will love it: but man do I hate the name Cash.

I'm not sure what it's meant to evoke. It just makes me think of an ATM.


yeah I keep finding that acquaintances have named their son this! at least one of them actually has the name Cassius with Cash for a nickname but still...



Yeah, my cousin named her son Cassius and calls him Cash. I prefer to call him Cassius because if I say my second cousin is "Cash" it sounds silly.


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a woman i went to school with named one of her daughters tekeila. the poor girl shares her name with a spirit with a bad reputation and it's spelled wrong. the only careers she can look forward to with that name aren't ones i'd pick for my own daughter :/


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 Post subject: Re: Crummy names for babies
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Oh, man. I thought of a great name today: Doctor Choptagon.

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