Silly rant on names of Hurricans

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Silly rant on names of Hurricans

I think it is silly to name storms, although there is a psychological reason humans do such.

I think a comedian sometime in the past touched upon this silliness. But without being able to remember who it was, I do share the same sentiment in that if we are going to name these storms, they should have realistic names.

Like,

"You're fucked"

"Bulldozer"

"Kiss your ass goodbye"

"I'm going to make you roadkill"

"Get the fuck out of the way"

"Life's a bitch ain't it"

 

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Brian37 wrote:I think it is

Brian37 wrote:

I think it is silly to name storms, although there is a psychological reason humans do such.

I think a comedian sometime in the past touched upon this silliness. But without being able to remember who it was, I do share the same sentiment in that if we are going to name these storms, they should have realistic names.

Like,

"You're fucked"

"Bulldozer"

"Kiss your ass goodbye"

"I'm going to make you roadkill"

"Get the fuck out of the way"

"Life's a bitch ain't it"

 

You're probably right. However the names you suggest won't meet FCC rules, so how about:

Abominable, Agitator, Aggressor, Abandon all hope, Adios

Banisher. Brick ripper, Besieger, Blight, Blitzkrieg, Beserker, Bye bye, Banshee

Cadaver Maker, Corpse Creator, Cancellation, Capricious, Curtain Call

Destroyer, Death, Defoliator, Deplorable, Depriver, Diablo

Eradicator, Earth Mover, El Lobo, Economy Killer, Executor, Evolution Changer

Face lift, Farewell, Fate Changer, Fire Storm, Flatten-er, Frightful, Futility

Gas Price Raiser (aren't they all), Genocide, Glass Breaker, Grinder, 

Hammer, Hell-raiser, Ho, Heart breaker, Hightail, hopeless

Idiot killer, Impaler, Impunity, Incomparable, Indescribable, Inevitable Death

Javelin, Jaw Breaker, Jugular, Judgment Day, Junk Maker

Killer, Knockout, Knuckle buster, 

Land Changer, Lobo, Last Judgment, Leviathan, Life Threatening,

Man Killer, Monster, Manslaughter, Masher, Misery maker, Moron Remover

Nail biter, Nasty, Near Death, Neolithic, No More, Non-existence

Oblivion, Obituary, Obscurity, Oppressor

Pack Now, Painful, Palaeolithic, Pandemonium, Peeler, Penniless, Perish

Quick run, Quirky, Queasy, Quit the Area

Roof Stripper, Run, Rabble-rouse, Ravager, Ram-pager, Raucous, Rubble maker

Siege, Salvage It later, Savage, Stripper, Shambles, Shaver, Slammer, Splat

Terminator, Teleporter, Third World, Threadbare, Thumbscrew, Time bomb, Traumatize

Ugly, Ultimate, Ultra-nasty, Unreal

Vicious, Vacant-or, Vaporizer, Vapor Trails,

Wow, Widow maker, War, Wash Machine, Waster, Welfare State, Wacky

Xtreme, X-terminate, XXX, X-it -Now

Y-Me, Yard Stripper, Young Killer, Yikes, Yelp

Zapper, Zany, Zero chance to live, Zombie Maker, Zinger

 

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pauljohntheskeptic wrote:

Brian37 wrote:

I think it is silly to name storms, although there is a psychological reason humans do such.

I think a comedian sometime in the past touched upon this silliness. But without being able to remember who it was, I do share the same sentiment in that if we are going to name these storms, they should have realistic names.

Like,

"You're fucked"

"Bulldozer"

"Kiss your ass goodbye"

"I'm going to make you roadkill"

"Get the fuck out of the way"

"Life's a bitch ain't it"

 

You're probably right. However the names you suggest won't meet FCC rules, so how about:

Abominable, Agitator, Aggressor, Abandon all hope, Adios

Banisher. Brick ripper, Besieger, Blight, Blitzkrieg, Beserker, Bye bye, Banshee

Cadaver Maker, Corpse Creator, Cancellation, Capricious, Curtain Call

Destroyer, Death, Defoliator, Deplorable, Depriver, Diablo

Eradicator, Earth Mover, El Lobo, Economy Killer, Executor, Evolution Changer

Face lift, Farewell, Fate Changer, Fire Storm, Flatten-er, Frightful, Futility

Gas Price Raiser (aren't they all), Genocide, Glass Breaker, Grinder, 

Hammer, Hell-raiser, Ho, Heart breaker, Hightail, hopeless

Idiot killer, Impaler, Impunity, Incomparable, Indescribable, Inevitable Death

Javelin, Jaw Breaker, Jugular, Judgment Day, Junk Maker

Killer, Knockout, Knuckle buster, 

Land Changer, Lobo, Last Judgment, Leviathan, Life Threatening,

Man Killer, Monster, Manslaughter, Masher, Misery maker, Moron Remover

Nail biter, Nasty, Near Death, Neolithic, No More, Non-existence

Oblivion, Obituary, Obscurity, Oppressor

Pack Now, Painful, Palaeolithic, Pandemonium, Peeler, Penniless, Perish

Quick run, Quirky, Queasy, Quit the Area

Roof Stripper, Run, Rabble-rouse, Ravager, Ram-pager, Raucous, Rubble maker

Siege, Salvage It later, Savage, Stripper, Shambles, Shaver, Slammer, Splat

Terminator, Teleporter, Third World, Threadbare, Thumbscrew, Time bomb, Traumatize

Ugly, Ultimate, Ultra-nasty, Unreal

Vicious, Vacant-or, Vaporizer, Vapor Trails,

Wow, Widow maker, War, Wash Machine, Waster, Welfare State, Wacky

Xtreme, X-terminate, XXX, X-it -Now

Y-Me, Yard Stripper, Young Killer, Yikes, Yelp

Zapper, Zany, Zero chance to live, Zombie Maker, Zinger

 

Lol, had some spare time?

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How about:"Fizzle",

How about:

"Fizzle", "Missed!", "Blown Out", "Too Tired"

and similar for those that aren't the threat they were supposed to be.

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cj wrote:How about:"Fizzle",

cj wrote:

How about:

"Fizzle", "Missed!", "Blown Out", "Too Tired"

and similar for those that aren't the threat they were supposed to be.

I know it is far worse when a cat-5 hits, or any cat for that matter. But I also hate the dick tease hurricanes that aim their gun at you, peter out, and then go "HA, made you look".

How about leaving me the fuck alone nature, jeeze. Not like I really have a choice what a hurricane does.

 

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I agree with Brian's

 

suggestion. The last thing you want is to have to tell the insurance company your house was bowled over by Hurricane Horace. 

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mellestad wrote: Lol, had

mellestad wrote:

 

Lol, had some spare time?

Yeah, I was waiting for a tax client.

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Brian37 wrote:cj wrote:How

Brian37 wrote:

cj wrote:

How about:

"Fizzle", "Missed!", "Blown Out", "Too Tired"

and similar for those that aren't the threat they were supposed to be.

I know it is far worse when a cat-5 hits, or any cat for that matter. But I also hate the dick tease hurricanes that aim their gun at you, peter out, and then go "HA, made you look".

How about leaving me the fuck alone nature, jeeze. Not like I really have a choice what a hurricane does.

 

I thought you lived somwhere safely inland.

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"God is omnipotent, omniscient, omnibenevolent, - it says so right here on the label. If you have a mind capable of believing all three of these divine attributes simultaneously, I have a wonderful bargain for you. No checks please. Cash and in small bills." - Robert A Heinlein.


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I think we should name them

I think we should name them after the fact based on their attitudes:

Katrina: Hurricane Bitch

Rita: Hirricane Bitches sister

Ivan: Hurricane Houston-you've-got-a-problem...

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pauljohntheskeptic wrote:

Brian37 wrote:

cj wrote:

How about:

"Fizzle", "Missed!", "Blown Out", "Too Tired"

and similar for those that aren't the threat they were supposed to be.

I know it is far worse when a cat-5 hits, or any cat for that matter. But I also hate the dick tease hurricanes that aim their gun at you, peter out, and then go "HA, made you look".

How about leaving me the fuck alone nature, jeeze. Not like I really have a choice what a hurricane does.

 

I thought you lived somwhere safely inland.

I used to live in VA in the center of that state, but about 5 years ago I moved to south and to the coast of the Carolinas where my mom lives to help take care of her.

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Brian37

Brian37 wrote:

pauljohntheskeptic wrote:

Brian37 wrote:

cj wrote:

How about:

"Fizzle", "Missed!", "Blown Out", "Too Tired"

and similar for those that aren't the threat they were supposed to be.

I know it is far worse when a cat-5 hits, or any cat for that matter. But I also hate the dick tease hurricanes that aim their gun at you, peter out, and then go "HA, made you look".

How about leaving me the fuck alone nature, jeeze. Not like I really have a choice what a hurricane does.

 

I thought you lived somwhere safely inland.

I used to live in VA in the center of that state, but about 5 years ago I moved to south and to the coast of the Carolinas where my mom lives to help take care of her.

Sometimes I think the Hurricane scares by the media cause more economic damage than actual storms. My 20 years in Florida have seen many of these. So far, 2004 was the worst year for me, with Charley, Frances, and Jeanne all 3 severely affecting my life. Frances killed one of my friends in Daytona Beach so I have personal animosity for storms. 

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"God is omnipotent, omniscient, omnibenevolent, - it says so right here on the label. If you have a mind capable of believing all three of these divine attributes simultaneously, I have a wonderful bargain for you. No checks please. Cash and in small bills." - Robert A Heinlein.


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I allways thought its

I allways thought its hillariousd and absolutely fitting that the biggest hurricans are named after women. I mean they are like a really hot and young chick. Everybody warns you about her. You think you have made all neccessary precautions. Then its getting really wild and heavy. Then you realize you have forgotten some precautions. Then she is gone and has taken your house and half your stuff with her. I mean they are practically indistinguishable.

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