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Old January 13 2009, 06:33 AM   #1
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The name Trip

Do you think Bristol Palin (daughter of Sarah Palin, gov. of Alaska and ex-vice president runner) named her child Tripp after Charles Tucker III?

I'd never heard the name Trip until Enterprise. I thought it was okay, but I'm not sure I'd name my child that. Your thoughts?
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Old January 13 2009, 06:35 AM   #2
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Re: The name Trip

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I'd never heard the name Trip until Enterprise. I thought it was okay, but I'm not sure I'd name my child that. Your thoughts?
Well, to be fair, it *was* only a nickname. Trip, as in Triple (i.e. the third Charles Tucker). FWIW, his original nick was supposed to be Spike...
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Old January 13 2009, 06:35 AM   #3
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I doubt that was the inspiration for the name, which actually is a fairly common nickname for someone who is "John Smith III".
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Old January 13 2009, 08:59 AM   #4
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I don't think the Palin family are enlightened enough to watch or get a name from a science-based show. God must have spoken to her when she was keeping an eye on the Russians and told her to name her son a stupid name.
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Old January 13 2009, 10:22 AM   #5
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^ Nuff said!
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Old January 13 2009, 11:37 AM   #6
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Re: The name Trip

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Do you think Bristol Palin (daughter of Sarah Palin, gov. of Alaska and ex-vice president runner) named her child Tripp after Charles Tucker III?

I'd never heard the name Trip until Enterprise. I thought it was okay, but I'm not sure I'd name my child that. Your thoughts?
Just a nickname...but makes sense for anyone who is "the third," and sure beats the heck out of "Spike."
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Old January 13 2009, 12:09 PM   #7
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Re: The name Trip

Considering that Bristol's brothers are named Track and Trig and her sisters are Willow and Piper, Tripp doesn't sound that odd in that family.

I have heard both Trip and Trey used for those who are the 'III' - hard to come up with distintive nicknames by that time. A local family is on the 4th - he gets called Tommy4.
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Old January 13 2009, 01:44 PM   #8
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Re: The name Trip

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I don't think the Palin family are enlightened enough to watch or get a name from a science-based show.
I don't think that's a fair assumption to make about Bristol. It seems obvious that she (and her boyfriend) were doing things her parents wouldn't have approved of - who says it stops with that? Gods help us if we all have to be judged by our parents.
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Considering that Bristol's brothers are named Track and Trig and her sisters are Willow and Piper, Tripp doesn't sound that odd in that family.
Indeed. I heard that other names in consideration were Twix and Spatula.
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Old January 13 2009, 02:24 PM   #9
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Re: The name Trip

That bald guy on CSI: Miami is also called Trip (and speaks with similar accent )
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Old January 13 2009, 08:17 PM   #10
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Re: The name Trip

The snide political references stop NOW. There is NO political discussion in this forum. Go to TNZ for that.
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Old January 13 2009, 09:57 PM   #11
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Trip Tucker had Triple the personality of Trip Darling on Dirty, Sexy Money.
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Old January 15 2009, 06:41 AM   #12
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Yes, Trip is better than Spike. I'm not really sure I like either though.
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Old January 15 2009, 12:22 PM   #13
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Yeah, they should of just called him Chuckie-T
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Old January 15 2009, 11:02 PM   #14
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Re: The name Trip

I watched the show American Dreams on NBC (I loved that show), and when the oldest son - who was a Jr. - and his girlfriend had their baby he was a III and they called him Trip from the day he was born.

I actually know somebody from high school that did the same thing.
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Old January 16 2009, 09:54 PM   #15
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i can't believe people are so unoriginal as to name their kids after themselves and even then the kids naming THEIR kid the same...
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