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Magazine Name Poll 1

Discussion in 'The Smog' started by darkie, Mar 6, 2009.

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if you vote,

Poll closed Mar 7, 2009.
  1. Dialga Times

    14.4%
  2. The Smogon Gazette

    20.3%
  3. Gengar Aficionado

    1.3%
  4. Smogon Curricula

    5.2%
  5. The Smogon University Journal

    7.2%
  6. The Smog

    42.5%
  7. Smogazine

    9.2%
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  1. DougJustDoug

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    I'm not a fan of The Smog. It doesn't sound like a publication, IMO. Even though I suggested another name in the poll, I voted for

    Smogon Gazette

    It's clearly the title of a periodical publication, and it has a nice retro-cool ring to it.
  2. Goodbar

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    I agree with you Doug, though I did vote for The Smog, because I guess that's what I like about it. I like most of the names though except Dialga Times and Gengar Aficionado, too corny and I'd rather the name represent Smogon or competitive battling
  3. husk

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    I like the whole smogon university thing...but smogon university journal sounds lame.

    Voted for Smogon Gazette.

    Though I'd prefer if Smogon University or even Smog U was included in the title.
  4. Wakalord

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    Wow I'm suprised The Smog is winning by this much, I personally dislike it. Voted for the Smogazine.
  5. Umbreon Dan

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    I voted the Smogon Curricula, but it doesn't look like anything other than the Smog has a chance.

    Oh well. At least the vote isn't going toward a title that focuses on one specific Pokemon. The Dialga Times sounds like it would be all about Dialga :S
  6. darkie

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    I just think The Dialga Times is the punniest name up there.
  7. StrangerDanger

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    The Dialga times, while supposedly clever (i'm nub and don't actually know what it means)[unless it's a joke on the use of times in which case it's retarded], it seems like a childish portrayal of us being ZOMG POKEMON.

    while that's kind of the focus we want, i think we want a level of professionalism in keeping with our image, but then i realized something

    i'm writing for this, as well as doomsday and cookie

    so i chose the smog so it's childish AND professional. Done!
  8. Olie

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    I think it's because Dialga is the supposed controller of time. Wow I can't believe I just now got the referance lol.
  9. animenagai

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    Jumped on the smog band waggon. It's good to have a bit of professional image.
  10. union

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    The Dialga Times seems cool and yeah, it has the pun.

    BTW I'm not retarded
  11. Iamslow

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    I think The Smog works well considering it's the product of Smogon (Koffing) so I voted for it.

    This is going to be great! :D
  12. cim

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    The Smog is annoying and I don't like it.

    Voted The Smogon Gazette.
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    I like The Smog
  14. Wes

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    I voted for the smog, because I think it does sound a bit professional and is short enough. Short is important. I do like the Dialga Times joke, but as StrangerDanger said, it's to much of ZOMG DIALGA PWNS EVERYONE!!!
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    I am voting for The Dialga Times. Sounds fun ;)
  16. Atlas

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    i hate "the smog." sounds like a person from an episode of seinfeld.

    i liked it too :(

    and if you dont get the it, its a reference from the magazine, "Cigar Aficionado." get it? gengar and cigar sound similar! i didnt suggest it, but the magazine also has a subtitle that says "The Good Life Magazine for Men" and i thought we could have played around with it like something "The Good Battlers Magazine for Trainers." but thats all behind us now...
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    I believe the magazine name should have a reference to Smogon. So I voted for The Smogon Gazette.
  18. Doomsday

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    The Smog; simple and effective.
  19. Havak

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    I voted The Smog, just for the record.
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    I don't understand all the support for the Smog. There are obvious negative undertones beyond a Pokemon association. It also suggests ambiguity and I am definitely not sold on the "spreads like smog" idea... is there anything good that spreads like smog?

    Thumbs up for Smogazine from me; snappy, catchy and it doesn't take itself too seriously.
  21. Havak

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    Well, I am sold by the 'spread like smog' idea to be honest. But I'd be more in favour of just calling it 'Smogon Magazine' to be honest. I just voted for my favourite from those options.
  22. SMZ

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    I don't mind 'The Smog', but Dialga Times is catchy and nice.
  23. sporeing

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    Looks like The Smog Fever is getting into everyone.. hahahaha..
    47%? Looks like we have a winner :D

    I voted for Dialga Times BTW..
  24. monkfish

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    i really think youre reading too far into it lol
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