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Do you name your computers?

#1DawnshadowPosted 3/19/2014 12:32:16 PM
I'm just curious. Waiting for software to install on my new baby and pondering what to name her.

She's so sleek and fast, and a lot less gaudy than my older system (which was built in my "wow LEDs are AWESOME!" era.)
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#2Oldschool_DBZPosted 3/19/2014 12:33:55 PM
John Wayne
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#3Digital StormPosted 3/19/2014 12:36:55 PM
For networking purposes, yes.
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#4lost_withinPosted 3/19/2014 12:39:11 PM
Mine is called WinPC7, why, because before I updated it it was a Windows 7 machine, now it has Windows 8, I suppose I should change that to reflect it.
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#5SpazH3dPosted 3/19/2014 12:39:44 PM
Name her Mother, like in the Alien movies.

Wait, that might be awkward.
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#6Hanlo_is_backPosted 3/19/2014 12:42:53 PM
Digital Storm posted...
For networking purposes, yes.


This. Otherwise, no. Why you would name an inanimate object is beyond me, unless it's a ship or something
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#7ShubPosted 3/19/2014 12:42:54 PM
All my devices are named using this pattern:
<3-letter common prefix><3-letter purpose identifier><2-digit number>
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#8Orestes417Posted 3/19/2014 12:58:25 PM
I use colors these days. Why? because it's nonspecific enough not to present a security risk and there's a metric ton of them.
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#9KabutoflowerPosted 3/19/2014 12:58:40 PM
Yes, It's the name I have picked out for a girl if I ever have kids.
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#10ZachnornPosted 3/19/2014 1:02:35 PM
For networking purposes, of course. Their names are boring, though. For example, this laptop I'm on right now is named ZACH-ASUS, my old laptop was ZACH-LAPTOP-2010 and my desktop is named RED917 (it was BLUE917 before I upgraded most of its parts).

I don't give names to inanimate objects unless there's a purpose (networking in this case) and so besides doing network-related things, I don't use the names for anything.
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