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Do you give your device a name.

Discussion in 'Apple iPad Polls' started by J. A., Nov 20, 2012.

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Do you give your device a name?

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  1. J. A.
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    I've "christened" all my devices.
    The PC's name is Aldebaran, my iPad 2 is called Alkyone, my Android's name is Asterope, my e-book's Elnath. :eek:

    Am I the only one who likes this or is there anyone else doing the same?
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    Sorry. This doesn't show my poll. There was the possibility to decide between "yes" and "no". Very simple, but it doesn't Show up. Can anyone help me?
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    Done. Not sure why the poll didn't show up, but it does now.
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    Thank you very much.
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    I have three iPads, so giving each their own name makes it easy to tell them apart in iTunes on my computer.
    Last edited: Nov 20, 2012
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    This may surprise the heck out of you, both for its ingenuity and subtlety. I call my iPad "Paddy"


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    If you ever get an iPad Mini, you can call it Paddy Jr.;)
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    I used to name my bikes, but they never stuck. Well, the names stuck, I just don't use them.

    Naw...I don't feel the need to name my iPads. They know who they are...and they are with my constantly. They are high on my "getting used list".

    I wish I had an easy way to measure which device actually gets used the most. For my bikes, I would track mileage...so after a few months, it because obvious who wasn't getting any attention so I would switch over. After a while, though, I found I actually had favorites! Still can't bring myself to sell one...maybe oneday...to get even more "devices". :)
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    If Apple ever brings out that 13-inch iPad, you can call it "Paddy Daddy" or "Big Paddy". :)
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    LOL. Nah, I'll just call it "Bakers Dozen Paddy"


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    Nope, no christening. Champaign is expensive and hard on electronics.

    I do give my devices (unimaginative) simple names like (MyName)Pad or (MyName)Phone so I can tell them apart from each other when backing up and such.

    I used to be slightly more imaginative. I had an orange iBook (older mac laptop) named AgentOrange.
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    My first iPod nano was deemed "Jamie's iPod of DOOM" by my hubby when he set it up for Christmas morning opening. We thought that was cute;)
    So then my second iPod, a touch was called "Jamie's touch of DOOM".
    Then I got an iPad 2 and I called it "The Duece". And then I sold it and got a 3 and called it "The Duece Part du"
    My oldest son changes his device names all the time, right now his Kindle is named "Dr Doffenshock"

    Speaking of bikes, I am a huge bike fanatic and name all my bikes:
    Road bike is "Roo"
    Fat bike/snow bike is "Pugs"
    Fixed gear track/beer run bike is "Duke Terd"
    Mountain Unicycle(yes, one wheel!) is "Conundrum"
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    No names for mine. Even on iTunes or Kindle synch, they're called iPad 1, 2 or 4. It's not as if they'd come running if I called them by name, lol.
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    Not yet, anyway. Maybe by the time we see the iPad 20 they will.;)
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    Maybe. But by then I might not be able to remember anyone's name, lol.
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    Duplicate post for some reason. Deleted.

    And so begins the dementia, lol.
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    Don't worry, your iPads will be able to look after you by then.;)
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    That's good. They can remind me what my name is, lol.
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    No need to wait 20 years for that. :D

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