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Old 04-30-2009, 02:24 PM   #1
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changing her name

Somewhere in the back of my mind I recall it being a *bad thing* to change the name of your yacht - that being a land or water yacht! I understand that most of us probably don't know the name that a PO might have given our trailer - and thus a name change becomes a moot point. BUT - I am already wanting to change the name I gave my AS.

I love Ophelia Overlander, but have had a difficult time explaining it to others - and sometimes get a chuckle when it's relayed as "oh, I Feel Ya". Bad. I've come up with another name that I like and wonder if I will Jinx Ophelia if I use it now. Maybe it doesn't require a full name change -- I could just use my new name as a nickname and keep Ophelia as her formal name? Any comments???

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Well, I can't help you with the name, but I do have a related question for forum members. How do you tell if an airstream is a "he" or a "she"? We're pretty sure ours is a "he", but want to be certain. Thanks!
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How do you tell if an airstream is a "he" or a "she"? We're pretty sure ours is a "he", but want to be certain. Thanks!
It'll let you know...sounds like yours has - it's a boy.

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Somewhere in the back of my mind I recall it being a *bad thing* to change the name of your yacht - that being a land or water yacht! I understand that most of us probably don't know the name that a PO might have given our trailer - and thus a name change becomes a moot point. BUT - I am already wanting to change the name I gave my AS.

I love Ophelia Overlander, but have had a difficult time explaining it to others - and sometimes get a chuckle when it's relayed as "oh, I Feel Ya". Bad. I've come up with another name that I like and wonder if I will Jinx Ophelia if I use it now. Maybe it doesn't require a full name change -- I could just use my new name as a nickname and keep Ophelia as her formal name? Any comments???

Laura
Hi Laura.

Ladies change their name when they get married, sometimes.

Names are sometimes changed for adopted kids.

How about "Opulent Overlander"?

Or, if she is realy, really great, how about "non-pareil overlander"?

Or, have a contest for a name, on the Forums??????

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Old 04-30-2009, 03:59 PM   #5
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I know sure how Polonius would feel about that.
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I do have a related question for forum members. How do you tell if an airstream is a "he" or a "she"? We're pretty sure ours is a "he", but want to be certain. Thanks!
Hi, I just asked my wife, "is our trailer is a He or She and why? She, my wife, said our trailer is a She because of "Le Petit" in her name. So I will add two things; If your trailer has been given a female name or if while parked is wearing a skirt, then your trailer is a She. On the other hand, If your trailer hasn't been named and doesn't wear a skirt, I can't answer that question.
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She, my wife, said our trailer is a She because of "Le Petit" in her name.
Actulally, quite the opposite: "le petit" ensures that it is Male. On the other hand, if it was "la petite", you would know it was definitely a lady.

Of course, that should only really be of interest to another trailer...
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Somewhere in the back of my mind I recall it being a *bad thing* to change the name of your yacht - that being a land or water yacht! I understand that most of us probably don't know the name that a PO might have given our trailer - and thus a name change becomes a moot point. BUT - I am already wanting to change the name I gave my AS.

I love Ophelia Overlander, but have had a difficult time explaining it to others - and sometimes get a chuckle when it's relayed as "oh, I Feel Ya". Bad. I've come up with another name that I like and wonder if I will Jinx Ophelia if I use it now. Maybe it doesn't require a full name change -- I could just use my new name as a nickname and keep Ophelia as her formal name? Any comments???

Laura
Laura,

I like the name Ophelia Overlander.

So, use a nickname if you want. I would get in trouble with the mods if I said the nickname I gave Bertha when her frame broke!!!

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Laura,

I like the name Ophelia Overlander.

So, use a nickname if you want. I would get in trouble with the mods if I said the nickname I gave Bertha when her frame broke!!!

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Marie, I don't think "Rotten-A**, Rusted-out piece of crap" will fit on a license plate...
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Yeah - it probably would if you don't mind paraphrasing a bit
I was thinking more along the lines of "RUSTY 1"
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Well, I can't help you with the name, but I do have a related question for forum members. How do you tell if an airstream is a "he" or a "she"? We're pretty sure ours is a "he", but want to be certain. Thanks!

I was always told that cars, boats, and airplanes are always female. Would an Airstream not fit somewhere in this category?

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