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Old 05-18-2013, 09:38 AM   #533
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Old 05-18-2013, 09:49 AM   #534
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We moved on from the Argosy (the Beluga) so long ago. But just never had a name that stuck with the Safari. And yes, we had the same problem with naming our daughter -- nurses jokingly threatened not to let us go home until we had a name.

A name finally stuck this month - Amelia Bedelia after the children's book series. This name comes from all the 'misunderstandings' we continue to have but enjoyably work it out in the end.


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Old 05-21-2013, 06:50 AM   #535
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Couldn't find a name that would stick...finally we had our Pea Pod.
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Old 05-21-2013, 07:52 AM   #536
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2005 Land Yacht ....... Off Course .... It's appropriate most of the time!
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Old 05-21-2013, 07:56 AM   #537
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Mine is referred to as "Tin Can"
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Old 05-21-2013, 08:24 AM   #538
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Well the first thing we did several years ago right after we picked up our '56 Overlander whale tail was try to come up with a name. Of course we wanted it to be whale related in some way. The first one that came up of course was Moby. It was also the last one to come up. Sorry for our lack of creativity, but since we have started our shell off redo, I think it is time to make it official. Moby has stuck, and I love it.

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Old 05-21-2013, 08:59 AM   #539
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When we called on the Airstream we saw on Craigs list the guy said to meet him at the Olney store in Oregon. We had never herd of Olney and thought he said Only. We thought to call it Only but settled on Olney cause thats where it came from.
I like Olney, not a great name but we will call it Olney
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Old 05-21-2013, 10:10 AM   #540
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We are calling ours the Aluminum Wig Wam.
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Old 05-21-2013, 05:44 PM   #541
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My 1982 Avion 30P is named "Stella" (From James Dean - A Streetcar Named Desire). She is definitely an obsession.

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Old 05-21-2013, 07:05 PM   #542

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Old 05-29-2013, 06:07 AM   #543
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Eire Stream, pronounced "air", Gaelic for Ireland, and since I own an Irish Shop and do Irish festivals with it all Summer, the name just fits.
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Old 05-29-2013, 07:27 AM   #544
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We haven't picked a name. Several have come to mind, but none have stuck. Baked Potato, Road Toaster, Silver Twinkie...
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Old 05-29-2013, 08:28 AM   #545
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I named ours Shiny, to force myself to polish it. Didn't tell anyone until it could live up to the name.
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Old 06-06-2013, 04:38 PM   #546
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Originally Posted by BAB View Post
I think having a trailer named is VERY cool, and I love the names that many of my fellow 'Streamers have chosen. I named my trailer "SilverLeaf" -- the silver is obvious, but I am a retired Army lieutenant colonel...and as most everyone knows, the insignia for that rank is a silver oak leaf. Oh, and I also have a silver TV. (But that's no big deal is silver is one of the three most popular colors..)

Silver on Silver...we tried very hard to buy a silver truck to no avail... We call ours "TED" shortened from "Limited" and to give it a persona... Your military reference brought back fond memories...please don't take this the wrong way but we enlisted types would refer to Lt. Col's as "Telephone Colonels". When we got phone calls from you, you (they) always referred to themselves as Colonel such and such... Good times!
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