View Full Version : New Forum Name Contest / Vote

06-23-2001, 02:04 AM
Okay... It's about time we gave this forum a new name... Theed Hangar was meant to be temporary. So... Lets get the names flowing and then we'll decide as a community. Now how's that for democracy on a web site? ;)

Seriously though... you guys should have a say in this.. so please list your suggestions for a new name. Of those I've seen listed so far.. I kind of like the sound of "Moldy Crow Cantina" and "Yoda's Swamp" ... but lets see what else people come up with.. then we'll vote.

Winner even gets an email @jediknightii.net to make it worth your while to think about a good name.

Good luck to everyone who participates.

Boba Rhett
06-23-2001, 02:16 AM
Alright! You like mine. :) So i'm going to vote for it also.

I vote for Yoda's Swamp.

Krayt Tion
06-23-2001, 06:20 AM
Padme's Pleasure Palace

Qui-GONE Jinn
06-23-2001, 10:40 AM
Qui-Gon's House of Goo

Okay, that was a joke.

Moldy Crow Cantina is good...

06-23-2001, 11:03 AM
Vaders asthma clinic


06-23-2001, 12:48 PM
I like the Moldy Crow thing

06-23-2001, 07:55 PM

06-23-2001, 07:59 PM
Cant we have an official vote on the main page?

[ June 23, 2001: Message edited by: CaptainRAVE ]

06-23-2001, 08:02 PM
Bobba Fetts Bar or Mara's Meeting Place. There is a not so original one which would be The Smugglers Den.

[ June 23, 2001: Message edited by: CaptainRAVE ]

06-23-2001, 09:07 PM
Rave, thats prolly the first decent thing you have come up with since you have been here. Have a shortlist of about 5 and vote. As long as mine is on there.


06-23-2001, 09:28 PM
Well, seeing as we talk about anything and everything STAR WARS in here, and we are loads of people from all over the globe, the Cantina one seems to sum it up pretty nice. Or we could be traditional and call it something predicable but fancy like 'The Galactic Senate. But i vote Cantina.

06-23-2001, 10:47 PM
Currently we are planning on taking the best five or so names from this thread and put them in next week's poll. So right now we are just getting names.

06-24-2001, 12:33 AM
Here are all the names that had been proposed

The Moldy Crow Cantina
WeeGee's Watering Hole
Baron's Hed Burger Bar
The Sulon Star Saloon
The Saber's Rest
Imperial Stomping Grounds
Rebel Rec. Room
Yodas Swamp
Center-point Station
Vader's asthma clinic
Nar Shaddaa Eatery (or bar or whatever)
No Rest for the Jedi
Idea Central
Arena of Ideas and Idiots
The Academy
Canyon Rim Congration
Barons Hed Creek
Valley of the Jedi
Tusken Tavern
Nar Shaddaa Grill & Bar
Wookie Woodstock
Smuggler's Bizarre
Scum of the Universe
Arena of Ideas...and Idiots
WeeGee Ouija Board
Team Fart Arena
Bantha Nightclub
Dagabar Disco
Leia's Love Shack
The Wretched Hive
Chewie's Chess Club
Palpatine's Powder Room
Imperial Outpost
Yavin 4

I like the moldy crow cantina, vader asthma clinic and Wookie Woodstock

06-24-2001, 07:55 AM
Wow, i came up with something decent :)

06-24-2001, 08:49 AM
So we have had a few votes for "Vaders Asthma Clinic." Good work DIGL. :)

If some aren't used for the theed hangar, will they be used for the others ones?, eg editing, clans... cos something like "Watto's Workshop" would be great for editing...


Sherack Nhar
06-24-2001, 12:52 PM
Go for Vader's Asthma Clinic!

06-24-2001, 01:05 PM
Yeah! Go for it! come on guys, it would be great for comic value.

I can imagine it already:

Vagabond - "I am going to move this topic over to Vaders Asthma Clinic because it is not JK2 related"

You KNOW you want to..


06-24-2001, 01:43 PM
I vote Moldy Crow Cantina.

06-24-2001, 01:58 PM
I like:

-The Wretched Hive (of scum and villainy)
-The Smuggler's Bizarre
-The Moldy Crow Cantina
-The Plumber's Hangout
-The Bespin Casino

...although I don't quite understand why Kyle's ill-fated ship would be converted into a drinking establishment.

06-24-2001, 03:42 PM
I reckon smugglers Den. Vaders Asthma Clinic is good, but maybe too comical and not serious enough.

06-24-2001, 05:15 PM
The Council Chambers.

It makes sense cause the council chambers are a part of the Jedi Temple.

06-24-2001, 06:10 PM
Yeah, Vader's Asthma Clinic is v.good, but i don't know if it is a good idea for the forum thingy to be called that. maybe the cantina ones, or the council ones would be better, or at least more suited to the general feel of the forums

06-24-2001, 07:00 PM
Come on people its little things like that which helps the newer people feel at home and WANT to join our community, they think its funny and welcoming so they join.

Its Genius!


06-24-2001, 07:53 PM
A forum by any other name...

Well I guess anything that doesn't have "cantina" in it (it's good, but overused) is fine by me.

We could call it "The Carbon Freeze" you know, like the Tastee Freeze (Ice cream) joint. Nah.....

Just don't call it "Jar Jar's Alphabet Galaxy," heh.

Galactic Plumberman Memorial? Okay, I'll stop now. ; )


06-24-2001, 09:11 PM
The Valley of the Jedi!!!!!!! or Coruscant TapCafe!

06-24-2001, 09:18 PM
I like all this stuff about the Jedi, but it is Too close to the Jedi Temple name of the other room thingy. I think this should be just the normal population of the galzy without the mysterious powers of the jedi, so it should be The Galactic Senate or something like that. just the voice of the normal people.

06-25-2001, 03:19 AM
I'll go with "Vaders Asthma Clinic"
Very original!

06-25-2001, 03:26 AM
Civilians' Corner

06-25-2001, 02:02 PM
How about Ugnaught Bob's?

06-25-2001, 09:21 PM
Thankyou Aragorn, I'll think you'll find people that this name is more popular than people are giving it credit for...

Vote "Vaders Asthma Clinic" for a more interesting forum!

The wardz


06-26-2001, 06:48 AM
Everytime I read it, it certainly puts a smile on my face. :)

06-26-2001, 06:52 AM
I love Vader's Asthma Clinic, it's very original, and comical. :)

But there are people out there who would want a more sophisticated name. I guess I'm suggesting that Vader's Asthma Clinic is put in the poll at least, let the people decide!

06-26-2001, 09:56 AM
Letalis, That is a very good point, I am beginning to like the aussies! (until the ashes start, but lets not go there.) If it can be put on the poll and then people can decide what they want.

To be slightly more serious, The Theed Hangar "notion" is where you can talk about anything and that is meant to be reflected in the name I have proposed. If you want serious discussion you have the main room.

My name may crash and burn and some people may find it a little silly, but that is the point! The Theed hangar is meant to be fun!



Qui-GONE Jinn
06-26-2001, 04:45 PM
Carbon Freeze! Fantastic! I vote that!

Carbon Freeze

06-26-2001, 07:39 PM
The Hutt Hut
The Hutt Hangout
The Pizza Hutt
Pizza The Hutt(I'm sure you've see Spaceballs)

[ June 26, 2001: Message edited by: matt-windu ]

06-26-2001, 08:18 PM
How are we going to fit all these on the poll? Or is THIS the poll?


06-26-2001, 09:47 PM
I'm pretty sure the moderators are gonna pick the best 6 or something, then we'd vote on the main page. I think that makes sense.

06-26-2001, 10:31 PM
Originally posted by ChrisC3po
Currently we are planning on taking the best five or so names from this thread and put them in next week's poll. So right now we are just getting names.

[ June 26, 2001: Message edited by: digl ]

06-26-2001, 11:18 PM
Give up on the "Vaders Asthma Clinic" ... that one is not even making the poll... just doesn't get the point across... funny.. but out of place. :(

06-27-2001, 12:34 AM
That would have probably won the poll, but If its not in the run I go for The Moldy Crow Cantina, Yodas Swamp or Wookie Woodstock (but I guess that wouldnt be considered either)

06-27-2001, 12:38 AM
my 2 cents: the moldy crow cantina.

06-27-2001, 02:39 AM
Upon further consideration, I don't really like the Moldy Crow Cantina. As has been said before, Cantina has been overused as there's already one at JK.net. And besides, why would anyone, besides Kyle, name a cantina after his late ship?

So with that in mind, how about some of these alternatives:

Nar Shadda Hideout: a smokey hole in the wall, tucked safely at the end of a narrow, dimly lit alley on Nar Shadda. Here, smugglers and other unsavory characters often congregate, to discuss various aspects of their perilous careers, as part of the galaxy's seedy underworld, safe from the inquisitive ears of the authorities.

The Holonet: a technological marvel, connecting disparate beings and allegiances from across the galaxy in a virtual community, enabling unprecedented expression of ideas and communication.

[ June 27, 2001: Message edited by: Vagabond ]

06-27-2001, 04:12 AM
The Holonet. I think that is the best one we've had so far. My vote goes for that. It's not humorous, but I think it's a good one.

The Holonet

06-27-2001, 05:08 AM
Poor Vader, doesn't get his Asthma Clinic. :(

In which case, I vote for The Holonet it's clever.

May the best name win... ;)

06-27-2001, 04:11 PM
I vote for the Moldy Crow Cantina...

...but then I would since I came up with it. :D

06-27-2001, 04:20 PM

You may take my forum name, but you shall not take my FREEDOM!!! Its a consipiracy, it would have won hands down. :D

So I presume that means I shall have to vote for another more politically correct name then doesn't it? :mad:

ok, i give up. But I don't see how "Wookie Woodstock" is any better than mine, and its not even funny. Just rolls off the tongue cos of the alliteration.

My new vote goes to "Yoda's Swamp."


06-27-2001, 05:30 PM
Isn't that an assonance? I may be wrong?

06-27-2001, 05:50 PM
sort of. assonance is where you make two different words half rhyme, like swan and stone.

alliteration is like the Slippery Snake Slid on the Ice. Repeating the same sound S's and C's.

That kind of thing, anyway this detracts from the point.


Qui-GONE Jinn
06-27-2001, 07:42 PM
Hey, don't forget about The Carbon Freeze!!

Good one, Kurg!

06-27-2001, 11:00 PM
I think It cant be the Holonet because Its already used at theforce.net, and It must be something original
Holonet (http://www.theforce.net/holonet/)
Its also true that cantina is overused
I think I vote for Yodas Swamp

[ June 27, 2001: Message edited by: digl ]

06-28-2001, 12:15 AM
The Holonet is a Star Wars term, not a copyrighted word that theforce.net has rights to. I'm not sure if you were implying that, but in any event I believe the Holonet can be used by us and them, that is if enough people like it. They certainly can't sue us over it.

06-28-2001, 01:33 AM
I think all the names are clever and its nice to see everyone is expressing there imaginations: My suggestions, although it may be wierd:
" Vadors Hard-Drive "

Gives you the idea that raw data, or ideas can be posted and makes you wonder what types of data Vador stored in that suite of his.....lol....I'm ready for all the laughs on this one, but I stand by my vote!

06-28-2001, 01:46 AM
I didnt mean that at all Vag, I meant that just as the cantina is used at jk.net, holonet is used there, the first thing that came to my mind when I read it was theforce.net, thats why I said it should be something original, like MEWH :)

06-28-2001, 02:10 AM
lol...a small, but important correction:
"Vaders Hard-Drive"


06-28-2001, 02:26 AM
That's what I figured, digl. I still wouldn't mind us using it too, though.

Hmmm, I'm looking over at theforce.net right now, and I don't see the word "Holonet" at their forums. In fact, they seem to just call them the "Jedi Council Discussion Forums". Maybe they used "Holonet" in the past, but they don't appear to anymore. That would make it "ok" for us ;)

06-28-2001, 02:30 AM
I think they use holonet for the news...not the forums. But I'd rather have something original. We don't want any trouble from theforce.net. They've got more members.

Angry Drunken Ewok
06-28-2001, 03:15 AM
how about Yoda's Liquidation Ho Corner(laugh-you know you want to)

06-28-2001, 03:25 AM
You're a very sick person...err...ewok


ok...I'm redirected back and it's now the swamp. I like it...but how about Yoda's Swamp, or Dagobah Swamp. I mean, I've got a swamp within 5 miles of my house and I go by it frequently, but I've never see a Jedi there. :)

[ June 28, 2001: Message edited by: matt-windu ]

06-28-2001, 04:00 AM
Awww, come on, "The Swamp" ??? what kind of name is that. At least do something with a ring to it. "Moldy Crow Cantina" was nice. How 'bout "The Valley of the Jedi" think about it: "The Valley of the Jedi": Give the lightsaber a rest, let the Force recharge, and discuss just about any topic of interest with fellow Jedi in "The Valley of the Jedi"...(JKII and non JKII topics allowed.)

See, that name implies a sorta large type area to discuss anything and is a name straight from the Jedi Knight series, which makes this site look very, very, very, proffesional. :D

So, anyway, just another idea. Any votes are welcome and any token insults are expected :D

[ June 28, 2001: Message edited by: JediKnight_114 ]

06-28-2001, 05:41 AM
He just changed the name for the hell of it. It isn't final or anything.

About TF.N's Holonet. Their Holonet is the name for Miscellaneous news section. Not a forum name. Although I can see where you're coming from digl, I don't have a problem with this forum being named the Holonet being "unoriginal". I for one am fine with it.

And the people that run TF.N aren't scum bags. They wouldn't be pissed, and they wouldn't even notice anyhow. Furthermore, Lucasgames has a good relationship with TF.N. TF.N used to give JK.net news to post on the JK.net's main page, and JK.net supplied TF.N with gaming news. If TF.N did see the Holonet name, and for some strange reason they wanted us to change it, there probably wouldn't be any hard feelings. Again, this situation is pretty doubtful.

06-28-2001, 05:51 AM
Anyone of you still got the Episode II teaser trailer ? PLEASE e-mail it to me. I'm stuck here now with a restricted (but still functioning) limited internet access. I can't download anything. My adress( actually my mother's(I'm temporarily using it, silly!)) is witch.2@memo.absa.co.za and make it the heading "From Theforce.net". If you don't have it, download it for free at :

The force.net homepage (http://theforce.net/theater/trailers/episodeii/index.shtml)

Please , after you have downloaded it will you PLEASE e-mail it to me ?

Now, back to bussiness. This was formerly the Theed Hangar, right ? what's happened to the name ?


06-28-2001, 05:57 AM
At least Yoda's Swamp? C'mon...

06-28-2001, 07:39 AM
I think we should forget any names to do with jedi for this forum, this is supposed to be non JK related stuff and it would make things easier if it were called something like Yoda's Swamp.

Aristotle, why don't you try my name out for size? Just for a day... go on,



06-28-2001, 08:14 AM
How 'bout "The Smugglers Cantina" ? That'll satisfy wardz for something being non-JK2 related and a group of persons who aren't Jedi Knights.

:D :eek: ;) :cool: :confused:

06-28-2001, 11:14 AM
I agree with the sentiment that it needs to be a name that doesn't give the impression that the forum is for discussion of Jedi-related topics. We've already had a bit of confusion on this matter in the past, so it would be wise of us to not further the confusion.

It sounds like some people are interested in the Holonet, and there is some interest in the Smuggler's Den, and the Moldy Crow Cantina as well.

I don't like Yoda's swamp because, well, he's a Jedi Master, and that makes me think that the forum may be for discussion JKII topics as well.

I, personally, like Nar Shadda Hideout better than the Smuggler's Den, because the den is more specific to smugglers, while a hideout could be for anyone to hide, and discuss non-JKII topics.

As guidelines for naming this forum, I would urge people to come up with a name that:

1. Doesn't have anything to do with a Jedi.
2. Itsn't silly or absurd.
3. Has a nice caché to it.
4. Is Star Wars related.

06-28-2001, 11:27 AM
Another name. "Coruscant Central". Or "The Bounty Hunter's Net". Even "Cloud City" could do, eh ?


06-28-2001, 04:12 PM
How about "obi-wankenobis net"? geddit?

Nah, dont worry, that one isn't serious :D

I quite like "Watto's Workshop", but perhaps that could be used for the editing forum or something.

To be honest, I think we have had the best ideas and they are going to be the
"cantina-ish", "hideout" sort of things. Mainly because they provide a contrast to the main JK2 theme going on in the other forum..


06-28-2001, 04:30 PM
The Swamp...ewwwww

06-28-2001, 05:55 PM
It's not permanent.

06-28-2001, 06:09 PM
Bothan Spy Net

Krayt Tion
06-28-2001, 06:23 PM
I for one am not too thrilled by seeing run of the mill Star Wars people or locations with Cantina or something of the sort slapped on the end.

It ends up sounding so generic and impersonal. When you visit San Fransico, do you get all excited when you see San Fransico Club, or in New York when you are about to enter the New York Cantina?

Even Mos Epsa Watering Hole wasn't that good. They liked the Watering Hole part which was suggested by me in Watto's Watering Hole and added the generic name of the city of Mos Espa. Keeping the Watto would have been equally lame, so I am guilty of this uncreative process as well.

I vote for a name that instead of combining generic Star Wars thing A with various generic names for meeting places B, describes something relevant to the game we play.

Don't remember who suggested it, but The Saber's Rest is in the same vein that these conditi0ns dictate. We stop playing our multiplayer slash em up and we give our sabers a rest and come chat about other things. Another example of this, though not one that would be approriate for this forum would be the DownTime, which was a Tap Cafe in the X-Wing series where pilots gathered to hang out and have a few drinks during what is appropriately called their Down Time when they were not flying or preparing for missions.

[ June 28, 2001: Message edited by: Krayt Tion ]

06-28-2001, 10:36 PM
How about "The Garbage Masher"

as in "the Empire's in a garbage masher!"

; )


06-28-2001, 11:21 PM
DownTime is a forum or roguesquadron.net

Krayt Tion
06-28-2001, 11:53 PM
I already said that DownTime would not be appropriate for this forum and that is was only an example.

06-29-2001, 12:21 AM
My apologies then.

06-29-2001, 12:43 AM
Why do you think that there could be problems with tf.net?thats absurd
I was only referring to the originality of the name, I never talked about a rivality between the sites

I like the smugglers cantina

06-29-2001, 01:03 AM
Yes, I agree with the majority, a name that is not directly asociated with "Jedi" is the best bet. I like Smugglers Den also. How about a name that off-sets the Jedi name, and keeps a similar feel as the Jedi Temple with a differnt pupose like, The Padawan Palace, or the Apprentice Club House...lol...just some random thoughts, but you get the idea.


06-29-2001, 01:11 AM
almost forgot, can't leave Chewie out......How about " The Wookie Outpost "
lol- ;)

06-29-2001, 03:55 AM
Even if they did post here about JKII, what is the big deal? It says that JKII and non JKII topics are allowed. Besides, everyone in the Jedi Temple is always griping about how too many people re-post in there, so this place certainly wouldn't hurt from extra people.
Once again, I vote we keep The Valley of the Jedi. But, if not for this board, how 'bout we use the Valley of the Jedi to re-name the Jedi Temple. Doesn't that have a better ring than Jedi Temple.

In the movie, we see the Jedi Temple as a very large, quiet place meant for serious contemplation. On the other hand, we all saw The Valley of the Jedi as a place of tense battle. Thousands of Jedi fought and died there only to have their spirits trapped within. It was a place of great reckoning, where the fate of the Universe hinged on one last battle between Dark and Light.

A bit more exciting than Jedi Temple huh?

So, all in favor of The Valley of the Jedi replacing the Jedi Temple, speak up.

And for the record, I will humbly withdraw my vote for The Valley of the Jedi for this forum.

Thank you

06-29-2001, 05:23 AM
Here's my two credits:

The jedi temple is an episode I thing. Not suitable in the classic era. The Valley of the Jedi is not a good idea either, seeing as that, for the most part, we are all friendly here. :)

06-29-2001, 06:14 AM
Why not just stop this fighting and mak it something original? Like "Nul Hutta Palace"
or "New Republic Senate Room".


06-30-2001, 07:42 PM
Final call for names!

Later tonight, the JKII.net staff will be going through this massive thread selecting 5 or 6 names. These suggestions will appear in this weeks poll, giving the entire community a chance to name this forum.

Each of you has our thanks for all of the suggestions and comments .

07-01-2001, 12:33 AM
-The Moldy Crow Cantina
-Stromtrooper's Infirmary
-Arena of Ideas...and Idiots
-Nar Shaddaa Grill & Bar
-Jerec's Hotel of Love

I think Valley of the Jedi should replace "The Jedi Temple" since it is more related to the game JediKnight.

[ June 30, 2001: Message edited by: TheJackal ]

07-01-2001, 02:27 AM
Ah! I just saw the poll. WeeGee's and Yoda are currently leading the pack at 33.3%

I, personnaly, do not like Yoda's Swamp because I dont find it completly related to the Dark Forces series. But if the visitors vote for it, then that is the name of this forum.

07-02-2001, 12:38 AM
I prefer The Holonet, myself; it strikes me as the most appropriate name for a forum covering a wide range of topics.

BTW, isn't it Nar Shaddaa, with two a's on the end? The poll only has one.

Ari-Ben Kenobi
07-02-2001, 06:10 AM
I have been thinking...and ...how about "Jar Jars ButtHole???!?!?!?!?!"

07-02-2001, 10:19 AM
OT sorry: Ari, what's that quote, I know it from somewhere?

07-03-2001, 05:52 AM
hrmmmmm sounds like sam l jackson.


matrix possibly?

[ July 03, 2001: Message edited by: GonkH8er ]

07-03-2001, 11:40 AM
I haven't seen Unbreakable and I know Matrix back to front, I don't think it's from there...