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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))
  • planets, star trek... I know a company that uses disney character names for their server :D
  • o2 (uk phone company) seem to use names from hitchhikers guide to the galaxy.
  • i name mine after subatomic particles. meson, hadron, etc. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_particles
  • I use character names from the Arthurian legend. More specifically the movie Excalibur.
  • I use places from Lovecraft novels
  • Colours can work, if your boxes are at least slightly different in colour it works better. Or different family members (big brother, gramps, etc).
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • fruit merchant, butcher, banker
  • 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.
  • MarkMark Vanilla Staff
    edited September 2006
    I used to to MST3K.

    Laptop: Crow
    Desktop: Joel
    Server: TomServo
    Apple: Gypsy
  • Try: http://www.namingschemes.com/
  • edited September 2006
    http://www.namingschemes.com/Vomit_Synonyms
  • I name mine after fruits. Lime, Lemon, Peaches, Kiwi's
  • LOL

    Puke
    Vomit
    Barf
    Boot
    Regurgitation
    Hurl
    Projectile Vomit
    Ralf
    Spew
    Heave
    Toss
    Blow Chunks
    Chuck
    CallRalphOnBigWhitePhone
    The Technicolour Yawn
    York
    Shout Europe at the sink
    Reversal of Fortune
    Pray to the Porcelain God
  • this all creative, inspired and to be encouraged but Bergamot was asking only for "principal-agent", naming-scheme ideas.
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