Calling Browncoats! Name the ISS "Serenity!"

Discussion in 'Science Fiction & Fantasy' started by AJBryant, Feb 24, 2009.

  1. Neroon

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    We need that picture of the astronaut with his Firefly DVDs floating .....
     
  2. Ensign_Redshirt

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  3. stonester1

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    ISS crapper with such a peaceful sounding name? Nice place to duck with a novel and take care o' bidness...
     
  4. Ptrope

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    Sadly, Serenity is also the name of a brand of adult diapers, making it doubly - and ironically - appropriate. :wtf:
     
  5. Pingfah

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    Seems like the name should go to something better than node 3 of the ISS. It should go to a craft of some description for a start.
     
  6. blockaderunner

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    There are no greater group of whining babies than the Browncoats.

    Yeah, I said it!
     
  7. Lindley

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    Feel better?

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  8. Crusher Disciple

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    Aw, everybody's a critic. :(
     
  9. Neroon

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    Who said I was being critical?
     
  10. M'rk son of Mogh

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    Ohh, right. One of the options is Serenity.

    Not because of Firefly.

    But if it wins the Browncoats will claim it as their personal victory.

    At least naming the shuttle "Enterprise" had a legitimate Trek connection. This is reaching.
     
  11. bryce

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    Funny...'cause so far all of the whining in this thread - as well as the flaming, borderline trolling and general assholishness - has been from all you folks bashing the Browncoats...
     
  12. Brent

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    i vooted serenty,, poll win
     
  13. Coloratura

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    I voted "Serenity". :D

    I am a Star Trek fan, a Firefly fan and a furry. I have enough dark energy connections to make your universe
    collapse in on itself in a superheated amalgam of pocket protectors and Dilbert comic strips.


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  14. Lindley

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    If it wins it'll definitely be because of Firefly-----have you seen how far ahead in the polls that is? Sort of thing only happens when a site gets /.'d, which would only happen due to the Firefly connection.

    As to why it's on there in the first place, I'm sure it wasn't a concerted effort by Nasa to make a Firefly reference; but by the same token, it wouldn't surprise me if someone involved with the process slipped it in as a fan.
     
  15. Neroon

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    Firefly connection aside, the name "Serenity" works seamlessly with the names for the previous nodes of "Unity" and "Harmony" ===> No problem. :techman:
     
  16. Hitman

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    By the way, on the top ten name suggestions, guess what is there? XENU. :lol:
     
  17. Ptrope

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    Just to make it clear, I was responding to stonester1's reference to the module as 'the crapper,' which, realistically, it is. I'm a bigtime Browncoat, myself - I was just referring to the irony of a crapper module named Serenity when the adult hygiene product also carried that name already, not referring to Browncoats. I kind of feel like blockaderunner's quote of my post misdirected my message.

    :bolian:
     
  18. FalTorPan

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    No, thanks. I'd rather not have the name of the new ISS module associated with a brand of incontinence products.
     
  19. Skywalker

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    I voted for "Serenity," of course, but Stephen Colbert mentioned this on his show tonight and urged viewers to go and write-in to name the module "Colbert."

    Bastard! :mad:
     
  20. IndyJones

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    I saw that. Colbert fans are every bit as crazy as Whedon fans. There may be more Colbert fans, but I think Serenity's lead will hold out.

    Did you notice that the font on the boxes of tea was the same font as 'Serenity' on the side of the ship? :techman:

    Edit to add that Serenity has 86% of the vote, and Colbert is already at the top of the write in list. :)