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Need Help (Metal Related)

Postby Natalya » Thu Sep 06, 2018 11:06 pm

My roller derby team's name is problematic because of reasons.  Team name is Denim Demons.  BUT the theme is ossum: Undead Sailor Punk//Metal Girls

So we need a new team name.  But I want to keep some (or all) elements of the team's theme.

Take note:  Rime of the Ancient Mariner by Iron Maiden
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t7zk4as9kzA

This song essentially captures the theme of the team.  You've got cursed sailors aboard an ill-fated ship, monsters of the sea, death and life-in-death, resurrection and re-death, etc.  Also, the song isn't problematic in any way and honestly I would consider it to be wholesome because of the message -- don't fuck with nature for no good reason.

So I consider that song a jumping off point.  I was even able to get my team to roll out to it for a game once in 2017 and we won that game so it's already got some positive juju.

Anyway, the team needs a new name, hopefully with that theme or Rime of the Ancient Mariner in mind.

Name requirements:
- Two words
- No reference to women//girls or vixens or harlots or anything like that
- Not problematic
- Bonus points if both words start with same letter

I hope y'all can help me.  I haven't been able to come up with something myself.  I'm afraid if I don't have a really good suggestion they'll make the team into some boring thing and we'll lose the metal//punk aspect of the team.  I want to keep derby weird, these days it's getting watered down and made palatable to average people, which there's some positives there, but I don't want it to lose its counter-culture ethic.  This team name thing is part of my quiet struggle.
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Re: Need Help (Metal Related)

Postby RedRover » Thu Sep 06, 2018 11:40 pm

Just throwing shit at the wall and hoping something sticks:

6) Metal-scale Mermaids (or does that break the requirement of no vixen / harlots)
7) Turbulent Tridents
8.) Abyssal Ruin
9) Mariana trench
10) Rock Bottom
11) Chaos Chasm
12) Perilous Pit
13) Sea Sirens (or does that break the requirement of no vixen / harlots)
14) Levithan
15) Drowned Depths
16) Ancient Anchors
17) Barnacle Buddies
18) Cursed Cove
19) Shipwrecked Shore
20) Writhing Whirlpool
21) Agonizing Albatros
22) Metal Myrmidons
23) Wrecking Riptide
24) Bake-Kujira
25) Shredding Seaferer
26) Scurvy durvy doo
27) Moshing Moor
28) Neptune's Negligence
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Re: Need Help (Metal Related)

Postby TheCraigfulOne » Fri Sep 07, 2018 12:37 am

Denim Demons is problematic? Geez some people are touchy.

6. The Harbingers
7. Crimson Typhoons (or whatever color you want)
8. Black Myrmidons (or whatever color)
9. Abyssal Run
10. The Shipwreckers
11. Atlantis Arisen (or Atlanta Arisen, lol)
12. R'lyeh Rumble
13. Dagon's Daughters (probably breaks rule #2)
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Re: Need Help (Metal Related)

Postby RedRover » Fri Sep 07, 2018 1:07 am

I personally like 17 on my list, barnacle buddies
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Re: Need Help (Metal Related)

Postby Craigallot » Fri Sep 07, 2018 9:30 am

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Re: Need Help (Metal Related)

Postby sahasrahla » Fri Sep 07, 2018 1:52 pm

iron maiden is totes one of the most wholesome bands. just call yourself the iron maidens and call it good


although i like barnacle buddies a lot too
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Re: Need Help (Metal Related)

Postby Tzan » Fri Sep 07, 2018 3:33 pm

Some seafaring death with krakens and lyrics.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SM7nLNAzd_Q


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Re: Need Help (Metal Related)

Postby RedRover » Fri Sep 07, 2018 4:49 pm

Tzan wrote:Doom Harpoon

:warhead:
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Re: Need Help (Metal Related)

Postby Texhnophille » Fri Sep 07, 2018 5:26 pm

Just throwing shit at the wall [2]

- Saltless Sea
- Price of Immortality
- Fear Hunters
- Drowning Duchess
- Baleful Sails
- Shores of Oblivion
- Doom Hound
- Abyss Ahold
- Bane from Beyond
- Vortex Gateway
- Endless and Enduring
- Emptiness Fullfilled
- Hail Entropy
- Devastated and Devoured
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Re: Need Help (Metal Related)

Postby Arkbrik » Sat Sep 08, 2018 2:58 am

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Re: Need Help (Metal Related)

Postby Tzan » Sat Sep 08, 2018 11:06 am

RedRover wrote:
Tzan wrote:Doom Harpoon

:warhead:


Yeah I thought that too.

Dethklok needs to make a song about that.
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Re: Need Help (Metal Related)

Postby Scribonius » Sat Sep 08, 2018 9:14 pm

Natalya wrote:
Name requirements:
- Two words
- No reference to women//girls or vixens or harlots or anything like that
- Not problematic
- Bonus points if both words start with same letter


Hmm. Well, rule 2 nixes out Demon Dames.
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Re: Need Help (Metal Related)

Postby RedRover » Sat Sep 08, 2018 9:32 pm

Billowing Buccaneers
Blood-thirsty Buccaneers
Barnacle Buccaneers
Barnacle Buddies
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Re: Need Help (Metal Related)

Postby Tzan » Sat Sep 08, 2018 10:30 pm

LOL

No matter how many times you say it, Barnacle Buddies is never going to be a thing.   :D
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Re: Need Help (Metal Related)

Postby TheCraigfulOne » Sat Sep 08, 2018 10:36 pm

Barnacle Buddies sounds like something out of a SpongeBob episode.
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