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Crowdsourcing a Dog Name

naporeonnaporeon Registered User regular
edited January 2015 in Help / Advice Forum
Heya, y'all. I'm adopting a dog this week, and I'm having a little trouble thinking of a good name.

She's a year old, and her current name is dumb as hell, so once I complete the process of adopting her from her rescue organization, I intend to rename her. (I look at dog names as being more for the human than the dog, just for the record.)

Facts:
  • She is a "chug" (half pug, half chihuahua)
  • I don't really care about "gender-appropriate" names
  • She takes after the chihuahua side, size-wise, and weighs less than 10lbs
  • I like both ironic names, and names that are fitting (e.g. "Titan", "Daisy", etc)
  • I sometimes enjoy long, silly names (possibly involving titles)

Current Name Ideas:
(Not all mine.)
  • Minerva
  • Colossus
  • Thanos (suggested by @Usagi‌)

Oh, and here is the obligatory picture:
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  • NocrenNocren Lt Futz, Back in Action North CarolinaRegistered User regular
    Miss Miraposa Da-gou, the Third.
    from my understanding this means "butterfly" in Spanish followed by "big dog" in Chinese.

    How's her temperament?

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  • UsagiUsagi Nah Registered User regular
    If you really want to be a jerk, name her Thanatos and just then her BRETT BRETT BRETT BRETT BRETT

    naporeon
  • EncEnc A Fool with Compassion The Land of Flowers (and Dragons)Registered User regular
    Her Colossal Ear-Floppiness, Duchess Minerva Thanos Houndsley (of the Barsksdale Houndsleys)

    UsagiMahnmut
  • JebusUDJebusUD Adventure! Caaba Beankomy XobthroRegistered User regular
    Cotswold

    Cheddar

    Swiss

    Gorgonzola

    (Cheese names always work for animals.)

    And I won, so you lose,
    Guess it always comes down to.
  • SiskaSiska Shorty Registered User regular
    edited January 2015
    Xanna the Pirate Princess. Pronounced Sanna. She will really be able to pull off those handkerchief bandana/sashes with that name.

    Siska on
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    Geth
  • HollerHoller Registered User regular
    edited June 2016
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    Holler on
  • EncEnc A Fool with Compassion The Land of Flowers (and Dragons)Registered User regular
    Alternatively: name her "french fries" because you cannot say it without smiling.

  • Jean Claude Van CalmJean Claude Van Calm 'sup? Awesome Possum.Registered User regular
    Who would name a dog "dumb as hell"?

    This dog is clearly a ruby.

    PSN: Grimmsy- Xbox Live: Grimmsy
  • MegaMan001MegaMan001 CRNA Rochester, MNRegistered User regular
    I love human names for pets.

    That's Jillian.

    I am in the business of saving lives.
    Shadowfire
  • Iceman.USAFIceman.USAF Major AsiaRegistered User regular
    My wife says "Ginger"

    I say Annarchy



  • MichaelLCMichaelLC In what furnace was thy brain? ChicagoRegistered User regular
    My wife says "Ginger"

    So she thinks dogs don't have souls?

    Kelsey
    Lady Pendleton Pennyworth

    Mugsley wrote:
    So now I need to get it trimmed and adjusted, and all in.

    Steam:MichaelLC
  • FreiFrei A French Prometheus Unbound Registered User regular
    Barkspawn

    Boo Radley

    George Clooney

    Are you the magic man?
  • TychoCelchuuuTychoCelchuuu PIGEON IndiaRegistered User regular
    Chairman Meow

    Julius
  • FiggyFiggy Registered User regular
    Linda

    XBL : Figment3 · SteamID : Figment · Website : www.nathanswyers.com
  • MorblitzMorblitz Registered User regular
    Barkly.
    Bigsby.

    3DS Pokemon Y Friend Code: 0645 5780 8920
    Please shoot me a PM if you add me so I know to add you back.
  • PeenPeen tw1tch0rz occasionallyRegistered User regular
    Tenderloin McGee

  • Rhesus PositiveRhesus Positive GNU Terry Pratchett Registered User regular
    Grimblewack

    Euphrates

    Wiff-Waff

    Drillerphant

    Doglet

    Deefa

  • RadiationRadiation Registered User regular
    I usually always suggest Laika, for reasons...


    PSN: jfrofl
    Nocren
  • chromdomchromdom Working on having a better attitude Oh yeah, I movedRegistered User regular
    I always like booze names for dogs.
    She looks like a Shiraz to me. Or Syrah, whatever.

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  • RingoRingo Out of things to say Heartbreak HillRegistered User regular
    Medic

    Sterica wrote: »
    I know my last visit to my grandpa on his deathbed was to find out how the whole Nazi werewolf thing turned out.
    Edcrab's Exigency RPG
    Figgy
  • chromdomchromdom Working on having a better attitude Oh yeah, I movedRegistered User regular
    Lady Syrah Montblanc III

    New out of context sig?
    Nocren
  • Dunadan019Dunadan019 Registered User regular
    Bubba

  • naporeonnaporeon Registered User regular
    There are some great suggestions in here.

    Usagi
  • Psychotic OnePsychotic One The Lord of No Pants Parts UnknownRegistered User regular
    Citizen Yips
    and for some reason the term Chug makes me want to suggest the name Chumbawumba for no reason other than it sounds funny

    BouwsT
  • InxInx Registered User regular
    name her Gatorade

    i'm not holding a gatorade right now i swear

    naporeonNightDragon
  • MuddypawsMuddypaws Registered User regular
    With the guitar coming out of her head I'd call her Melody.

  • BouwsTBouwsT Wanna come to a super soft birthday party? Registered User regular
    Chau Zedong, AKA: Chairman Chau

    I shall be telling this with a sigh
    Somewhere ages and ages hence:
    Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—
    I took the one less traveled by,
    And that has made all the difference.
  • PinfeldorfPinfeldorf Realtor Santa ClaritaRegistered User regular
    That dog is obviously a Ragnarok. Maybe you could go with Apocalypse, but I think Norse words are cooler.

    Alternatively...Yun Fat. She's already got the Chow...

  • lewsivlewsiv Registered User regular
    She looks like an "Alice" to me.

    Geth
  • BouwsTBouwsT Wanna come to a super soft birthday party? Registered User regular
    lewsiv wrote: »
    She looks like an "Alice" to me.

    Geth knows best...

    I shall be telling this with a sigh
    Somewhere ages and ages hence:
    Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—
    I took the one less traveled by,
    And that has made all the difference.
    Geth
  • I ZimbraI Zimbra Registered User regular
    Agatha Q Puppington

  • ArtereisArtereis Registered User regular
    She looks like a Gozer.

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  • DaMoonRulzDaMoonRulz Mare ImbriumRegistered User regular
    I suggest Luna, for no particular reason

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  • MayabirdMayabird Pecking at the keyboardRegistered User regular
    Whatever you decide, stick a title on her name.

  • ReznikReznik Registered User regular
    Princess Consuela Bananahammock

    or "Connie" for short.

    Do... Re.... Mi... Ti... La...
    Do... Re... Mi... So... Fa.... Do... Re.... Do...
    Forget it...
  • Dark Raven XDark Raven X Laugh hard, run fast, be kindRegistered User regular
    Schmuckers

    Oh brilliant
  • see317see317 Registered User regular
    Schmuckers
    With a name like that, she'd have to be good.

    Ringo wrote: »
    Well except what see317 said. That guy's always wrong.
    NocrenBouwsT
  • InxInx Registered User regular
    Whatever you name her, you have to tell us what you went with!

  • TychoCelchuuuTychoCelchuuu PIGEON IndiaRegistered User regular
    Mayabird wrote: »
    Whatever you decide, stick a title on her name.
    Like "Chairman!"

  • chromdomchromdom Working on having a better attitude Oh yeah, I movedRegistered User regular
    edited January 2015
    I just had another booze name idea ('cause I'm obsessed with my own brilliance, screw the rest of you and your good ideas):
    Prosecco.
    Still want a title? Countess Prosecco de Bellini

    chromdom on
    New out of context sig?
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