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Naming schemes

I need a good naming scheme for my computers. Currently, I'm using Lost character names (an idea which I ripped off from a small orange)


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    For the pc's at work my server is called sun and the desktops are named after planets. For the ones at home I name them according to their job (geektop (my laptop), media (my media pc), dad (my dads pc))
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    planets, star trek... I know a company that uses disney character names for their server :D
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    o2 (uk phone company) seem to use names from hitchhikers guide to the galaxy.
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    i name mine after subatomic particles. meson, hadron, etc.
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    I use character names from the Arthurian legend. More specifically the movie Excalibur.
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    I use places from Lovecraft novels
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    Colours can work, if your boxes are at least slightly different in colour it works better. Or different family members (big brother, gramps, etc).
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    At work ours seem to be named after Greek Gods.
    At home there's two computers so they're named "Mine" and "Parents".

    If I do build a network though I shall name them on world currencies.
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    edited September 2006
    My old system was color puns. I think I had "Gordon Blue", "Green Devolution", and "Reagent Orange" before I decided it was stupid.
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    fruit merchant, butcher, banker
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    Oh, you could go a step further and have common surnames which are also professions. Mr. Baker, Mr. Smith, Mr. Fisher, Mr. Miller, Mr. Mason, and so on.
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    MarkMark Vanilla Staff
    edited September 2006
    I used to to MST3K.

    Laptop: Crow
    Desktop: Joel
    Server: TomServo
    Apple: Gypsy
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    ithcyithcy New
    edited September 2006
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    I name mine after fruits. Lime, Lemon, Peaches, Kiwi's
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    Projectile Vomit
    Blow Chunks
    The Technicolour Yawn
    Shout Europe at the sink
    Reversal of Fortune
    Pray to the Porcelain God
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    this all creative, inspired and to be encouraged but Bergamot was asking only for "principal-agent", naming-scheme ideas.
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