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Re: What did you name your Kindle and why?
« Reply #150 on: July 29, 2010, 07:40:29 pm »
Bumping this for all the new yet-to-be named Kindles

Heather, you might want to merge this with the thread I started this morning here:

https://www.kboards.com/index.php/topic,30648.msg558383.html#msg558383

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K1, K2, KK, DX, Touch, FireHD, PW2, Voyage, Oasis8th gen, Oasis9th gen, PW10th gen, Oasis10th gen

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    Re: What did you name your Kindle and why?
    « Reply #151 on: July 29, 2010, 07:59:31 pm »
    Heather, you might want to merge this with the thread I started this morning here:

    https://www.kboards.com/index.php/topic,30648.msg558383.html#msg558383



    Done. Thanks for pointing it out.

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    Re: What did you name your Kindle and why?
    « Reply #152 on: July 29, 2010, 09:25:12 pm »
    I've got plenty of time to think up a good name. At least a month.
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    Re: What did you name your Kindle and why?
    « Reply #153 on: July 29, 2010, 11:22:05 pm »
    I tend to name things like electronics based on whatever music I may be listening to at the moment.   So my first Kindle will be known as the Iron Maiden.    ;D
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    Kindle 3 has been christened after the Iron Maiden mascot, Eddie The Head...

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    Re: What did you name your Kindle and why?
    « Reply #154 on: July 30, 2010, 05:33:26 pm »
    My new DX Graphite is TabLit (because with the dark skin and dark case and dark screensaver, not to mention the size, it reminds me of a stone tablet)
    The upcoming K3 will keep the same name as my previous K2: ChickLit, because I still really like that name, and it's still full of girl books.

    My previous K2 will be "loaned" indefinitely to my mom, so it's new name is "Hi Mom!"
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    Re: What did you name your Kindle and why?
    « Reply #155 on: July 30, 2010, 08:02:06 pm »
    "Ken Doll"
    My daughter called one night and asked the usual "What are you doing?" I replied, "I am in bed with my Kindle"................
    She started laughing and said with surprise " You are in bed with a KEN DOLL??? I burst out laughing and thus his name was born.  ;D

    Mine is also Ken Doll because my co-workers couldn't figure out why I'd be so excited about a new fashion doll. The tradition has spread: the iPhone app is Barbie, the computer is Whitney, and the original Ken Doll was remonikered Skipper when I recently upgraded to the K2i.


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    Re: What did you name your Kindle and why?
    « Reply #156 on: July 30, 2010, 10:19:45 pm »
    DXG: Nick
    K3: Nora
    K2: Asta

    Why? Because I like old movies. :-)
    « Last Edit: August 01, 2010, 07:01:56 pm by Harvey »

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    Re: What did you name your Kindle and why?
    « Reply #157 on: July 30, 2010, 11:46:22 pm »
    I am the odd one.. I can't bring myself to name objects, I just never have and it feels strange for me ..
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    Re: What did you name your Kindle and why?
    « Reply #158 on: July 30, 2010, 11:52:21 pm »
    Hizzana....because it's a weird name and I'm a little weird  ;)

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    Re: What did you name your Kindle and why?
    « Reply #159 on: July 31, 2010, 02:22:00 am »
    I named my Kindle iPad, because it is an App on my iPad.  Works pretty frackin' good.  I downloaded both of my Kindle short stories to it today and they look excellent.

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    Re: What did you name your Kindle and why?
    « Reply #160 on: July 31, 2010, 03:01:06 am »
    K1 is Finch
    K2 is Nelle
    DXG is Atticus
    Graphite 3g K3 will be Boo

    Can you tell what mt all time favorite book is?  LOL

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    Re: What did you name your Kindle and why?
    « Reply #161 on: July 31, 2010, 06:30:41 am »
    I am the odd one.. I can't bring myself to name objects, I just never have and it feels strange for me ..

    The only reason mine have names is because "Ann's Kindle" is so darn boring.  Also, "Ann's 3rd Kindle" was actually for my brother so it seemed like maybe the name should reflect that. :)  They are still things. . . . .they don't get people names. . . . I'm debating between "the Hitchhiker's Guide" and "the Tardis" for the new one. . . .it's just a distinguishing factor for me, and in conversation I still refer to it as "my Kindle" or "my DX". :D
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    Kindle Kount Down- Names?
    « Reply #162 on: July 31, 2010, 09:06:27 pm »
    Alright, I may just be the weird one here, but I've already named my undelivered K3- What ahve you guy's named yours, and why?

    My K2 was named Eros, he was a sweet flawless K2 (who got damaged in route to new home -peeved) Eros, as many know, is the name of Cupid- and in the fititng family names I'm naming my new girl Psyche, after cupid's mortal wife (who later became a Goddess)
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    Re: Kindle Kount Down- Names?
    « Reply #163 on: July 31, 2010, 09:13:35 pm »
    I'm going to stick with Strabo and just change the name of my Klassic to R.E.'s 3rd Kindle
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    Re: Kindle Kount Down- Names?
    « Reply #164 on: July 31, 2010, 09:50:15 pm »
    Kindle 1 and 2 were named "Anya"...after author Anya Seton.  Still hoping to see her books on Kindle.  Kindle 3 is tentatively named "Shay" after the character in "The Mirror" by Marlys Millhiser...a book I'm also hoping to re-read on my kindle someday.  
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    Re: Kindle Kount Down- Names?
    « Reply #165 on: July 31, 2010, 10:28:35 pm »
    I renamed mine today, to "Carole's k3". That is not a very inventive name, is it! If I think of something better I will change the name again. Meanwhile, at least it will be clear to me which Kindle is getting downloads and so on.
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    Re: Kindle Kount Down- Names?
    « Reply #166 on: July 31, 2010, 10:55:40 pm »
    I've already named my graphite K3 "Olivia." No particular reason...I've always thought the name was classy and I think the graphite along with the burgundy red cover are a klassy kombo for my Kindle!
    « Last Edit: August 01, 2010, 07:03:30 pm by Harvey »
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    Re: Kindle Kount Down- Names?
    « Reply #167 on: July 31, 2010, 11:13:43 pm »
    I will be naming mine:  I am going back and forth with Belmont or Darth Vader.

    I think I like Belmont a little better.  I name my car, PS3 and my ipod so I can see naming my Kindle too
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    Re: Kindle Kount Down- Names?
    « Reply #168 on: August 01, 2010, 12:59:42 am »
    I don't know yet. I named my K1 and then my K2us. I gave the K2us to my sister and when I recieved the K2i I didn't give it a name. Notice I said it. I love my K2i, but a name didn't jump out at me. I'm super excited about the K3, but have decided on a name yet.

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    Re: Kindle Kount Down- Names?
    « Reply #169 on: August 01, 2010, 03:18:15 am »
    K1-originally named Kindled Spirit-gave to DH- He renamed "her" to Finch
    K2-Hedwig
    K3- Pigwidgeon- "Pig" for short- I'm sure he'll eat up the books ::)
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    Re: Kindle Kount Down- Names?
    « Reply #170 on: August 01, 2010, 03:38:25 am »
    I have named my new K3 Barrons, a favorite character from a book series that I love.

    My K2 had an awful name but it was sort of a joke that caught on.  I was talking to two close friends when I first got it telling them that I was trying to think of something to name my Kindle and, of course, they started throwing out all these dorky names.  Well eventually they combined a couple of dorky names and kept calling it Bobbie Fred and it just kind of stuck.  Was kind of funny.
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    Re: Kindle Kount Down- Names?
    « Reply #171 on: August 01, 2010, 04:42:06 am »
    I'm still deciding on a name but it's already in one-click dropdown so I'm trying out the current front runner to see if its a keeper .... All my others have been interesting characters from different books, so this one will be as well ....

    My current frontrunners are: 

    Erik von Darkmoor
    Jimmy the Hand
    Oncle Rogi
    Rhys Thuryn




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    Re: Kindle Kount Down- Names?
    « Reply #172 on: August 01, 2010, 05:34:16 am »
    Mine is ''Aura'' after the Greek goddess of the breeze and the fresh, cool air that comes in the early morning.  My first impression when I saw pictures of it was that it was so 'light and airy'.  So, I looked for a name that reflected that quality.
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    Re: Kindle Kount Down- Names?
    « Reply #173 on: August 01, 2010, 05:39:57 am »
    I never named my k2 & the DX was returned & that was never named BUT I have always enjoyed Robert Parker's- Spenser series, I may name it Spenser...
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    Re: Kindle Kount Down- Names?
    « Reply #174 on: August 01, 2010, 05:43:28 am »
    I still need to think of a name... better make it a good one for my first Kindle :D
     

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