Monday, February 23, 2009

Naamkaran (Important correction to previous post)

Suggestions invited for christening my spanking new i-Mac at work. Silver-grey in colour, 20 inch wide-screen display and of course, flawless performance. Gender undetermined, will go with the cooler name. :p

FYI, My past laptop was Hobbes, current laptop is Kalia, car was Basanti and bicycle (thanks to an audience poll like this) is Chameli.

Thanks in advance hain.


So far the running shortlist from your comments:
Inspector Vijay

More are welcome. Yes Sakshi, The prize is a coffee/beer/aquiqui if you're ever in my neck of the woods. :p

Thanks all for the great ideas.


Sakshi said...

what? You dont know how to do strike through??

How about Gabbar?? Considering most names there are out of bollywood movies.

sepulchritude said...

Important correction to previous comment:
"How about Gobar?"

On a lighter note, I suggest Resul Pookutty.

Sukesh Kumar said...

Chokher Bali...

Pri said...

fun fact: your children's initials put together make 'hkbc' which sounds like a b grade engineering college in bengluru.

Pri said...

disco's suggestion for your imac is aquiqui. it's fun to say and it means rum in portuguese.

Sakshi said...

Kalia and Gabbar go together..
But I like saying Pookutty too :D
Sounds dirty :P

aequo animo said...

Given that its a work computer and i presume u have ambitions of a nobel prize someday... you should call it Rosalind or to make it more personal "roja" ( satisifes bollywood constraint too ). :D

Sakshi said...

Oh oh! How about Barbie?? (After Ms. Barbara McClintock - my hero :P)

Errrm.. is there a prize for this thing? I am putting in way too many suggestions for free.

Sayesha said...

Chandni :)
(the silver = chandi link)

Ludwig said...

Ludwig said...

Tabula Rasa said...

Tabula Rasa said...
inspector vijay?

The_Girl_From_Ipanema said...

I know how to "< s>strikethrough< /s>". But the html gets screwed up when I post via email. (from lab).

So, you don't know how to post via email, do you? :p

Gabbar is cool. I like. top contender.

Gobar hoga tera computer. Resul Pookutty would be awesome, but I'm afraid not of lasting value.

Sukesh Kumar,
Chokher Bali? na..

Tell disco I loved her suggestion! Aquiqui is cool!

yes I agree, Kalia and Gabbar go together..nice. Barbie? yuck.

Aequo animo,
Roja..nah. Rosalind sounds cool and might suit the computer too..Lets see.

Chandni..noooo. :p

ROFL @ Pentamma! May be if it were a windows computer running on a pentium chip.

Professor TR,
Inspector Vijay is also a great suggestion...

Thanks all! I will keep u posted..

Sakshi said...

Barbie is a personal joke - we had a headless and naked barbie as a goddess of PCR machine - you had to sacrifice pipette tips to get good results (we were really juvenile grad kids but we really did it coz it upset the boss so much :P)

chirpy-paaro said...

Chacha Chaudhary???

Sakshi said...

Do you accept bribes?

moody crab said...

If you want to continue with the Sholay theme, how about 'Sambha'?

Trivia: You want a name for your iMac and Mac Mohan was the actor who played the role of Sambha.

Hogwartsbeckons said...

How about Hedwig?

mazhalai said...

my vote is for Gabbar

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The_Girl_From_Ipanema said...

hmm. we had a pcr machine fairy too..i think or some charm-like-thing.

chacha chaudhary? nahin re...

depends. what you got?

moody crab,
Sambha..don't want. But cool piece of trivia there. :)

YEAH me likes Hedwig!!!! awesome. I think I'm going with that! :)