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Which names do you want Linden Labs to call the Schome Park regions?-costs in brackets                                                                                                    This poll is only for the 'official' names, as LL recognises them

Leave the region names as Schome Park and Schome Park II ($0)
0 (0%)
Change to Schome Park I and Schome Park II ($100)
8 (38.1%)
Change to Schome Park Alpha and Schome Park Beta ($200)
11 (52.4%)
Leave the region names, but change parcel names-explained here ($0)
2 (9.5%)

Total Members Voted: 21

Author Topic: What shall we call the new combined island?  (Read 27905 times)

Offline Fox Phlox

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Re: What shall we call the new combined island?
« Reply #15 on: January 05, 2008, 01:47:50 PM »
I like the idea of using the police letters alphabet and having Schome Park Alpha and Schome Park Bravo - but if we expanded any further we'd end up with Schome Park Charlie, which is downright silly.

I agree that alpha and beta do have connotations of being development versions but our islands are development versions of Schome, so that works. Also alpha and beta have overtones of mathematical notation and classical literature, which sit well with our physics and archaeology strands.

(I rather like the idea of our collection of sims becoming the Schome Archipelago - but perhaps that's a bit hard to pronounce.)
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Re: What shall we call the new combined island?
« Reply #16 on: January 05, 2008, 01:49:56 PM »
Haha - I was thinking of saying something about Schomepak Charlie when Spiral first suggested Bravo, but decided not to lol

I think Alpha and Beta are better, it might sound better to the public as well, instead of  Bravo.
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Re: What shall we call the new combined island?
« Reply #17 on: January 05, 2008, 02:53:19 PM »
agree with the above
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Re: What shall we call the new combined island?
« Reply #18 on: January 05, 2008, 05:17:35 PM »
i think alpha bravo would be best basiclly the NATO phinic alphabet.

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Re: What shall we call the new combined island?
« Reply #19 on: January 05, 2008, 05:20:03 PM »
I propose a poll!

Schome Alpha/Beta  (and in future gamma [I think?])
Schome Alpha/Bravo (and in future charlie)
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Re: What shall we call the new combined island?
« Reply #20 on: January 05, 2008, 05:35:43 PM »
I prefer the Greek letters, in order: Alpha, Beta, Gamma, Delta, Epsilon, Zeta, Eta, Theta, etc.
(not that I expect us to get as far as that :P)

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Re: What shall we call the new combined island?
« Reply #21 on: January 05, 2008, 06:09:17 PM »
I think some form of "Tri" makes sense in recognition of the fact it's the third iteration...

Triad?
Triumvirate?

Or maybe Gamma?
« Last Edit: January 05, 2008, 06:29:43 PM by Yankee SParker »

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Re: What shall we call the new combined island?
« Reply #22 on: January 05, 2008, 06:18:29 PM »
is yankee an option there? lol



i'm not that bothered between alpha / beta or alpha / bravo

I like them both


the bravo one was just a suggestion ;]

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Re: What shall we call the new combined island?
« Reply #23 on: January 05, 2008, 06:30:18 PM »
is yankee an option there? lol

Well taken! I removed that! :)

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Re: What shall we call the new combined island?
« Reply #24 on: January 05, 2008, 07:33:48 PM »
If we get enough islands on the Alpha, Bravo system, we'll eventually have
Schome Park Foxtrot (yay!)
and Schome Park Yankee  :)

Though Schome Park November will be weird
Schome Park India will be confusing
and I think PeterT may have something to say on the subject of Schome Park Whisky  :o
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Re: What shall we call the new combined island?
« Reply #25 on: January 05, 2008, 07:56:01 PM »
Though Schome Park November will be weird
Schome Park India will be confusing
and I think PeterT may have something to say on the subject of Schome Park Whisky  :o

Would be interesting!  :D

I like the idea of Alpha and Beta personally.
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Re: What shall we call the new combined island?
« Reply #26 on: January 06, 2008, 08:37:51 AM »
LOL

This whole thing is an experiment - so I rather like the 'still testing' connotations of alpha beta etc (I know that the third one is not etc but you pedant).

I think we should avoid the whisky foxtrot yankee variation (for what I hope are obvious reasons - not not that I am jealous cos there couldn't be a Schome Park Ranger ...)

Seems to me we have three different approaches/options:

Option 1
  • Original island/region becomes Schome Park I
  • The new island/region remains Schome Park II
  • The combined islands (the estate) becomes Schome Park

Option 2
  • Original island/region becomes Schome Park Alpha
  • The new island/region becomes Schome Park Beta
  • The combined islands (the estate) becomes Schome Park

Option 1 costs half as much as Option 2 - so an extra $100.
Option 2 removes confusion with SPii (which is really the second design of Schome Park I!).

Question is whether or not we think the extra $100 is worth spending ...

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Re: What shall we call the new combined island?
« Reply #27 on: January 06, 2008, 09:54:56 AM »
I think we should go with Option 2.
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Re: What shall we call the new combined island?
« Reply #28 on: January 06, 2008, 10:18:06 AM »
Yup, I think it's worth spending the money.
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Re: What shall we call the new combined island?
« Reply #29 on: January 06, 2008, 10:23:45 AM »
You have to think - Would you spend $100 and there be a lot less confusion.
                         or
                         - Would you keep the money and be confused a lot more!
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