Help Me Name Our New Balloon!

Discussion in 'General OFF TOPIC' started by Joyflyin, Nov 23, 2012.

  1. Joyflyin

    Joyflyin Experienced Member Staff Member Moderator

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    Okay, hubby and I bought a 'new' to us balloon last summer and we are looking for a new name. :s It's original name was Montauciel, which means 'climb to the sky' in French, so we are told. My husband & I would like to rename it, since it has been referred to as DOB, for 'Dougs Old Balloon', which we aren't thrilled with.

    We bought it from our good friend's widow, Doug sadly passed away 3 years ago and his wife decided it was time to find the balloon a new home. This is by far the nicest balloon either of us have actually owned, (we have always bought used, but this one is nearly new).

    Here are some pix, it was designed by one of Doug's daughters who still come out to see us at local events.

    If we can do some brainstorming here and come up with a great name, I would really appreciate it, especially before DOB sticks. :)

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  2. Rubyred

    Rubyred Senior Member

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    How about Pie in the Sky or PITS!
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  3. hogcowboy

    hogcowboy Active Member

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    Fire In The Sky

    You can translate it to any language you want. Or leave as is, English

    Fuego en el cielo - Spanish

    Feuer im Himmel - German

    Incendie dans le ciel - French
     
  4. fin_676

    fin_676 Experienced Member Staff Member Moderator Contributor

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    Perhaps the name should reflect the character of the balloon and only the pilot can tell what that is
    I like everything to decide its own name i just find a word to describe the character

    Brian
     
  5. Jack Klarich

    Jack Klarich Guest

    Joy, when you first look at that bright multi colored balloon what is the FIRST word that comes to you?:s
     
  6. marknett

    marknett Active Member

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    Fiesta !!!
     
  7. Redfish-Joe

    Redfish-Joe Senior Member

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    Colorido Globo - Spanish for colorful balloon
     
  8. STEVE07

    STEVE07 Well-Known Member Staff Member Super Moderators

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    Looking at the pics first thing that comes to my mind is "technicolor dream"
     
  9. marknett

    marknett Active Member

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    Spanish theme keeps sticking in my head because of the bright colors :D
     
  10. lorne

    lorne Senior Member

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    how bout ..."not Jack's stash"...:D