View Full Version : Kingdom of the Two Off-Topics - Name Suggestions


taillesskangaru
Apr 01, 2012, 03:24 AM
Forum Taberna? Forum Civilium?

We could do better, surely.

Let's suggest new cool names for the Two Off-Topics!

Kyriakos
Apr 01, 2012, 03:31 AM
I rather like that they are in latin. Also i do not speak latin so could not propose different ones in that language.

Mise
Apr 01, 2012, 03:34 AM
The name are easily the worst part of the joke. Or best depending on which side you look at it from.

azzaman333
Apr 01, 2012, 05:27 AM
OT-Lite should be "The Pub".

Knight-Dragon
Apr 01, 2012, 05:40 AM
Keep the names coming. If we like it enough, we can ask for a change fr the admins.

I'm also somewhat meh on the current new names...

Cutlass
Apr 01, 2012, 06:50 AM
OT Fire and OT Ice. :mischief:

ParadigmShifter
Apr 01, 2012, 06:52 AM
OT Barren and OT Busy?

Catharsis
Apr 01, 2012, 06:59 AM
The Diamond Mine and the Graffiti Wall.

taillesskangaru
Apr 01, 2012, 07:05 AM
OT Fire and OT Ice. :mischief:

Oooo probably my fave so far.

Mr. Dictator
Apr 01, 2012, 07:10 AM
Red and Blue.

Archives can be renamed Yellow.

ParadigmShifter
Apr 01, 2012, 07:12 AM
Only if the blue forum is better than the red one.

Mr. Dictator
Apr 01, 2012, 07:24 AM
Only if the blue forum is better than the red one.

Which can be achieved by making blue dolphins an alternative to red diamonds, to signify extra laidback vibes.

ParadigmShifter
Apr 01, 2012, 07:29 AM
Well the first game I worked on that wasn't a conversion, I made sure all the best weapons were blue, and all the worst ones were red. I only just told all the Liverpool supporters in the office about it, no-one noticed ;)

Save_Ferris
Apr 01, 2012, 08:55 AM
OT City and OT Nation?

holy king
Apr 01, 2012, 09:01 AM
Well the first game I worked on that wasn't a conversion, I made sure all the best weapons were blue, and all the worst ones were red. I only just told all the Liverpool supporters in the office about it, no-one noticed ;)

ever watched the matrix?

Rashiminos
Apr 01, 2012, 09:02 AM
OT High Strung and OT Balanced.

Ivory Tower and Salt of the Earth.

ParadigmShifter
Apr 01, 2012, 09:02 AM
ever watched the matrix?

Yeah, it was rubbish?

Birdjaguar
Apr 01, 2012, 09:03 AM
Upstairs and Downstairs
Uptown and Downtown

ParadigmShifter
Apr 01, 2012, 09:04 AM
I would report that as spam if it wasn't in the taberna.

Yoda Power
Apr 01, 2012, 09:08 AM
Someone suggested OT Senior and OT Junior. Those would be pretty good.

ParadigmShifter
Apr 01, 2012, 09:09 AM
It was Jolly Roger, and the OT-JR was referring to his username, I think ;)

Save_Ferris
Apr 01, 2012, 09:15 AM
OT-Celestia and OT-Luna?
OT War and OT Peace?
Western OT Empire and Eastern OT Empire?
Athens and Rome?
Yin and Yang?
Peanut Butter and Jelly?
Cow and Chicken?

Rashiminos
Apr 01, 2012, 09:16 AM
OT-Celestia and OT-Luna?
The forums have been doubled!

Take 2:

OT-Celestia and OT-Netherworld

Save_Ferris
Apr 01, 2012, 09:20 AM
OT Heaven and OT Hell?

Mr. Dictator
Apr 01, 2012, 09:21 AM
OT Heaven and OT Hell?

OT Valhalla and OT Shangri-la

Cheezy the Wiz
Apr 01, 2012, 09:25 AM
OT Valhalla and OT Shangri-la

I like this one. :D

NickyJ
Apr 01, 2012, 09:32 AM
Upstairs and Downstairs
Upstairs Downstairs was a great TV show, so.... :goodjob:

Mise
Apr 01, 2012, 10:15 AM
New OT and OT Classic

OT and OT 2.0

OT and OT Export

OT Times and OT Post

OT University and OT Polytechnic

OT Lords and OT Commons

OT Balcony and OT Stalls

Save_Ferris
Apr 01, 2012, 10:18 AM
OT Coke and OT Pepsi?
OT University and OT College?

Mise
Apr 01, 2012, 10:19 AM
Community College maybe. I want to make it absolutely clear that one of the OTs is better than the other :p EDIT: Or maybe, one of the OTs thinks it's better than the other. I think that would be fun.

Save_Ferris
Apr 01, 2012, 10:20 AM
OT Harvard and OT McDonald's?

Mr. Dictator
Apr 01, 2012, 10:20 AM
OT Yin, OT Yang
OTSRS, OTLOL
OT Edward, OT Jacob
OT Mignon, OT Spam

Save_Ferris
Apr 01, 2012, 10:21 AM
OT Crystal and New OT?

OT Silver and OT Gold?
OT Gold could be exclusive to invited members.

ParadigmShifter
Apr 01, 2012, 10:22 AM
OT Ni, and OT "We are no longer the Knights who say Ni. We are now the Knights who say Ecki Ecki Ecki Ecki F'tang F'tang F'tang uuuur"

Mr. Dictator
Apr 01, 2012, 10:23 AM
OT Crystal and New OT?

ProtOType, Ne-OT

Catharsis
Apr 01, 2012, 10:23 AM
OT A and OT Fighting Mongooses

Knight-Dragon
Apr 01, 2012, 10:23 AM
Someone suggested OT Senior and OT Junior. Those would be pretty good.Won't fly. We don't want to single out which is the better one. Both have their purpose and role.

Mise
Apr 01, 2012, 10:24 AM
Won't fly. We don't want to single out which is the better one. Both have their purpose and role.
Well that's no fun :(

Mr. Dictator
Apr 01, 2012, 10:24 AM
Won't fly. We don't want to single out which is the better one. Both have their purpose and role.

OT (Lotus Blossom) and OT (Blue Green Algae)?

Save_Ferris
Apr 01, 2012, 10:25 AM
OT Athens and OT Sparta?
Empire and Republic?

Maybe this deserves a poll.

Mr. Dictator
Apr 01, 2012, 10:26 AM
OT Athens and OT Sparta?

Maybe this deserves a poll.

Polls are the tyranny of choice, this is a choose your own adventure.

JollyRoger
Apr 01, 2012, 10:28 AM
OT - Burns
OT - Hawkeye

Save_Ferris
Apr 01, 2012, 10:31 AM
Off-Topic and On-Topic?

Ceoladir
Apr 01, 2012, 11:21 AM
Off-Topic and On-Topic?
This is actually clever! :goodjob:

How about OT-Florin and OT-Guilder?

Smellincoffee
Apr 01, 2012, 11:46 AM
The Pub and The Salon.

I assume the audience here wouldn't think of nails and hair at the mention of salon...

Joecoolyo
Apr 01, 2012, 11:47 AM
April Fools! and the Off-Topic

OT A and OT Fighting Mongooses

:lol::goodjob:

Ceoladir
Apr 01, 2012, 12:37 PM
The Pub and The Salon.

I assume the audience here wouldn't think of nails and hair at the mention of salon...
You should use saloon.

Quackers
Apr 01, 2012, 02:50 PM
OT Dumb,

OT Dumber

??

Takhisis
Apr 01, 2012, 04:29 PM
Nah, we should just have the Tabernians reunify the Offtopickian lands and bring justice to the people as was done successfully in Viet Nam, which we were sadly prevented from doing in Germany and Korea.

Smellincoffee
Apr 01, 2012, 04:46 PM
You should use saloon.


But how would that differentiate its content from that of a pub? :p


Or... The Agora and The Academy (or Agora and Lyceum).

caketastydelish
Apr 01, 2012, 05:28 PM
Intellectual property and spam cave.

Joecoolyo
Apr 01, 2012, 05:40 PM
Nah, we should just have the Tabernians reunify the Offtopickian lands and bring justice to the people as was done successfully in Viet Nam, which we were sadly prevented from doing in Germany and Korea.

Good idea, we can call them North Off-Topic and South Off-Topic.

Takhisis
Apr 01, 2012, 05:41 PM
East v. West to emphasize the ideals of the Communist East and the Capitalist imperialist schweinhunds in the West.

Joecoolyo
Apr 01, 2012, 05:53 PM
North to emphasize Juche moderator dictatorship and South to emphasize freedom-loving paradise.

CivGeneral
Apr 01, 2012, 05:57 PM
Red Diamond Forums, The Frat House

taillesskangaru
Apr 01, 2012, 06:56 PM
Maybe this deserves a poll.

Maybe if there are enough options that are endorsed/nominated by enough people.

General Pilates
Apr 01, 2012, 07:57 PM
The Symposium and the Watering Hole.

Takhisis
Apr 01, 2012, 07:58 PM
Why should we call the 'serious' OT a Watering Hole?

General Pilates
Apr 01, 2012, 07:59 PM
Why should we call the 'serious' OT a Watering Hole?

What?

The Serious one would be the Symposium.

Takhisis
Apr 01, 2012, 08:02 PM
Have you ever been to a real symposium? They are much closer to the Taberna than the whatsitsname.

Dachs
Apr 01, 2012, 08:43 PM
Why should we call the 'serious' OT a Watering Hole?
They're both too serious.

Having said that, a symposion ought to be a bunch of drunk rich guys talking about love. So that's kinda closer to this Taberna nonsense?

Save_Ferris
Apr 01, 2012, 08:44 PM
The Senate and the Agora?

Dachs
Apr 01, 2012, 08:47 PM
The Senate and the Agora?
"Rome" and "Athens"?

Senatus and Forum or Boule and Agora

caketastydelish
Apr 01, 2012, 08:59 PM
I think Pefectionist should get to decide what the light OT is called.

Save_Ferris
Apr 01, 2012, 09:15 PM
He hasn't been that active recently.

NickyJ
Apr 01, 2012, 09:26 PM
Instead, we should have downtown do it. Oh wait, he's not here either. :( Okay, errrr, Mise? Dang, he hasn't been around much either. :cry:

Okay, I'll name it! :goodjob:

Major League and Minor League, Major being the one this thread is in. ;)

downtown
Apr 01, 2012, 10:32 PM
Uptown and Downtown

This is the correct answer. :goodjob:

Skwink
Apr 01, 2012, 11:06 PM
OT: People who argue about the same issues all day and OT: The fun one.

Integral
Apr 01, 2012, 11:19 PM
Minas Morgul and Orthanc

Takhisis
Apr 01, 2012, 11:23 PM
In that vein, Narchost-Carchost.

Birdjaguar
Apr 01, 2012, 11:31 PM
OT Augustus and OT Caligula?

Heretic_Cata
Apr 01, 2012, 11:41 PM
Off Topic & Tom Petty Subforum

JEELEN
Apr 01, 2012, 11:55 PM
Forum Taberna? Forum Civilium?

We could do better, surely.

Indeed. I suppose whatīs meant is Forum Tabernae. Forum Civilium I suppose is correct, but itīs a tautology as the forum was always for the civilians...

Optical
Apr 02, 2012, 12:00 AM
The Tavern and The Senate?

Takhisis
Apr 02, 2012, 12:04 AM
Indeed. I suppose whatīs meant is Forum Tabernae. Forum Civilium I suppose is correct, but itīs a tautology as the forum was always for the civilians...
We could get rid of all the CFC military folk, including a couple CFC mods. :deal:

Yoda Power
Apr 02, 2012, 12:15 AM
Won't fly. We don't want to single out which is the better one. Both have their purpose and role.

I don't think they indicate one being better? Just one being more mature, which is sort of the point of it all.

PlutonianEmpire
Apr 02, 2012, 12:21 AM
Off Topic & T(snip) P(snip) Subforum
http://i2.kym-cdn.com/entries/icons/original/000/008/632/aw-hell-naw.jpg

:mad:

Catharsis
Apr 02, 2012, 01:12 AM
Off-Topic and Off-Off-Topic

mayor
Apr 02, 2012, 01:52 AM
Romeo and Juliet?

OT Dumb,

OT Dumber

??

Yes with serious OT as dumber! :D

"Rome" and "Athens"?

Senatus and Forum or Boule and Agora

Athens and Sparta?
Greece and Persia?
Rome and Carthage?

Dachs
Apr 02, 2012, 02:02 AM
OT Augustus and OT Caligula?
A physically crippled fool who accomplished little over a long period of time and a mentally crippled fool who accomplished little over a short period of time? That's a lovely analogy.Athens and Sparta?
Greece and Persia?
Rome and Carthage?
The point is that "senate" [sic] and "agora" are not even from the same civilization. It's like pairing up Jedi and their heinous antagonists the Goa'uld.

mayor
Apr 02, 2012, 02:07 AM
A physically crippled fool who accomplished little over a long period of time and a mentally crippled fool who accomplished little over a short period of time? That's a lovely analogy.
The point is that "senate" [sic] and "agora" are not even from the same civilization. It's like pairing up Jedi and their heinous antagonists the Goa'uld.

I just saw a possibilty to suggest that we name the forums such that they would appear as enemies.

Speaking of which:

Republic and Empire?
Dark side and Light side?
Jedi and Sith?

Optical
Apr 02, 2012, 04:04 AM
OT Tweedledum and OT Tweedledee?

Algeroth
Apr 02, 2012, 04:44 AM
OT Poland and OT North Africa

Save_Ferris
Apr 02, 2012, 06:43 AM
I just saw a possibilty to suggest that we name the forums such that they would appear as enemies.

Speaking of which:

Republic and Empire?
Dark side and Light side?
Jedi and Sith?

Athens and Sparta?
Slytherin and Griffindor?

Mr. Dictator
Apr 02, 2012, 06:44 AM
On Topic
Off Topic

Edit: I checked the thread again, seeing as how this seemed too stupidly obvious for another person to miss. Consider this a +1 to Save_Ferris

Ajidica
Apr 02, 2012, 07:16 AM
What about OT: Pedantic and OT: Srs Bzns?

GhostWriter16
Apr 02, 2012, 07:18 AM
OT-lite and OT-serious?

Leoreth
Apr 02, 2012, 07:35 AM
The point is that "senate" [sic] and "agora" are not even from the same civilization. It's like pairing up Jedi and their heinous antagonists the Goa'uld.
I'd read that crossover fic.

Takhisis
Apr 02, 2012, 08:54 AM
The Taberna could be the 'On Topic' forum.

Mr. Dictator
Apr 02, 2012, 09:05 AM
OT Boring and OT Starponies

taillesskangaru
Apr 02, 2012, 09:08 AM
OT Harmony and OT Discord

Mr. Dictator
Apr 02, 2012, 09:09 AM
Apollo and Dionysus?

Takhisis
Apr 02, 2012, 09:21 AM
Bacchanalia then.

Rashiminos
Apr 02, 2012, 09:31 AM
Since it's April 2 and the forum split has that air of officiality, let's see some truthful names:

Discussions: The Testground

OT: The Real World.

Winston Hughes
Apr 02, 2012, 10:26 AM
The Graveyard and Spam Tsunami.

Turner
Apr 02, 2012, 10:31 AM
I like OT:DPTO and OT:TDC.

Mr. Dictator
Apr 02, 2012, 10:33 AM
OT and OT: DLC

classical_hero
Apr 02, 2012, 10:46 AM
OT-A and OT-1. Two different universes.

NickyJ
Apr 02, 2012, 10:51 AM
Uptown and Downtown
I think we could use a good monument to downtown. :goodjob:

Heretic_Cata
Apr 02, 2012, 10:56 AM
It would be better if they put pics instead of names:

OT-http://www.seriouscat.com/serious_cat_is_serious.jpg

and

OT-http://s1.static.gotsmile.net/images/2011/10/24/derp-cat-y2bbc_131947141369.jpg

Mr. Dictator
Apr 02, 2012, 11:11 AM
OT and Whose OT Is It Anyways?

Turner
Apr 02, 2012, 11:25 AM
OT Bonzai Kitten?

Akkon888
Apr 02, 2012, 11:54 AM
Dare I say...

OT - North Korea
OT - Somalia

?

Optical
Apr 02, 2012, 01:16 PM
OT Comedy and OT Tragedy :p

Chukchi Husky
Apr 02, 2012, 01:35 PM
OT and Wheaty.

Kyriakos
Apr 02, 2012, 01:45 PM
Hm, Macedonia (Greek) and Fyromania (Slavic)

JollyRoger
Apr 02, 2012, 01:47 PM
Ot - pc
ot - npc

Optical
Apr 02, 2012, 02:31 PM
Off-icial and Off-ensive :p

:joke:

CivGeneral
Apr 02, 2012, 03:16 PM
The land of Post Counts
The land without Post Counts

ParadigmShifter
Apr 02, 2012, 03:17 PM
The land of posts
The land without posts

Saves typing.

Turner
Apr 02, 2012, 03:34 PM
How about OT:No Whiners Allowed and OT:Somebody call the Whambulance.

JollyRoger
Apr 02, 2012, 04:44 PM
OTldr

OTroll

azzaman333
Apr 02, 2012, 05:23 PM
It would be better if they put pics instead of names:

OT-http://www.seriouscat.com/serious_cat_is_serious.jpg

and

OT-http://s1.static.gotsmile.net/images/2011/10/24/derp-cat-y2bbc_131947141369.jpg

I like this idea.

ParadigmShifter
Apr 02, 2012, 05:30 PM
That looks like a kitten being prepared for kitten huffing though. At least it isn't a ginger kitten.

GhostWriter16
Apr 02, 2012, 07:06 PM
Wait, does postcount not count here?

Owen Glyndwr
Apr 02, 2012, 07:07 PM
Wait, does postcount not count here?

lolno.

Takhisis
Apr 02, 2012, 07:18 PM
Well, this could get us rid of the irksome Domination3000…

Dachs
Apr 03, 2012, 01:32 AM
Apollo and Dionysus?
Thanks, Fred. Although I would've thought "OT: Beating Horses to Death" would've been better.

Algeroth
Apr 03, 2012, 01:36 AM
Apollo and Dionysus?

Who would like to post into OT-I can't get laid?

mayor
Apr 03, 2012, 01:45 AM
to-OT and to-not OT

Save_Ferris
Apr 03, 2012, 07:08 AM
Post Count OT and Other Post Count OT

Deviate
Apr 03, 2012, 09:01 AM
I'd really like the names to somehow convey the moderated light/heavy aspect of each sub-forum.

JollyRoger
Apr 03, 2012, 09:49 AM
OT - Plumper
OT - Spinner

LucyDuke
Apr 03, 2012, 01:29 PM
OT-SRSBZNS
OT-SPAM

That's my impression, anyway, and the names I'll be using.

Ayn Rand
Apr 03, 2012, 01:30 PM
Taberna - Liberty
Civilius - Intellect


Then in a few months:

Anarchy
Pretension

Darth Caesar
Apr 03, 2012, 01:41 PM
OT-Lite should be "The Pub".

I rather like this one.

Takhisis
Apr 04, 2012, 12:52 PM
OT-SRSBZNS
OT-SPAM

That's my impression, anyway, and the names I'll be using.
Serious Business
Off-Topic

Easy-peasy.