The new Console Consortium subsite - it needs a name!

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  1. Cadder

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    For development purposes, I'm referring to the new database-driven site I'm working on as TOGccR - (TOG Console Consortium Registry).

    We need a more flashy/catchy/descriptive name. If it's an acronym that contains the letters "TOG", all the better.

    I'm also happy to register and maintain a domain name for the site. (eg, "www.TOGccR.com"), so there's a financial commitment as well ;)

    I think we, the Magnificent Seven, should decide a name between us, rather than having an open poll. Or, at the very least, come up with three or four good names between us and put them to a public poll vote.
    So I'm looking for ideas. I've made the executive decision that the three-platform icon we developed but was never implemented by the TOG heads should be the logo for the subsite.
    [​IMG] [​IMG]

    So, the questions for debate:

    1. What should the new database-driven Console Division web subsite be called?
    2. Do we prefer the original PSN blue in the logo, or faux-coloured?

     
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  2. Fall-Of-Enosis

    Fall-Of-Enosis Well-Known Member

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    Well I like the blue one as far as the logo goes. Why is because I think the colored one distracts from the other two consoles IMO. I think the blue one keeps them all together as one. ;) And can someone tell me why the three-platform logo wasn't implemented by the higher-ups?

    And names? Hmm I'm terrible at naming things, I'll get back to you on that one....
     
  3. Pure Mongrel

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    I currently pay for puremongrel.com.au domain name but don't use it. That help you at all?
     
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    The blue one gets my vote. Any chance of an explanation of why we still have the SNES logo?
     
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    Not really. I own cadder.net and caddernet.com (the latter is where it's currently hosted) as well as three others, but domains are so cheap I don't care if I need to register another for this project.
    I'm impressed that you managed to get a .com.au without it being attached to a company though!

    TBH, the blue one gets my vote, too - for all the reasons FOE mentioned, plus because that's the "proper" PSN logo colour.

    <looks at PM and smirks>
    Ummm.. because the new logo wasn't implemented by the TOG powers-that-be.
    Maybe they don't play consoles.
    <looks around nervously to see if any modmins are looking>
     
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  6. Pure Mongrel

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    The domain does belong to my company :D
    (<- Is a company owner / Director ... but I must be a crap one as I still do the work :eek: ;))

    The blue one gets my vote.

    It was decided that the logo, at the size required, was to messy for the forum site, so the SNES one remains.
     
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  7. George

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    Fair call.
     
  8. Cadder

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    <cough! "bollocks!">
    [​IMG]
     
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  9. Pure Mongrel

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    Golden rule I am afraid ... He who has the gold (or in this case runs the site), makes the rules.

    There is of course no reason we can't use such a fine design as the basis of the "official" Console Division .sig? (Like the "O" in TOG for instance ;))

    On a side note ... if you are coughing bollocks ... seek medical advice ... like NOW! :D
     
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    It's their ball and if they go home they take it with them. We had a similar problem when we wanted to go for customised SL badges. Even with your input it was knocked back, due to "everyother SL might want a custom one."
    The modmins do have the bigger picture to look at. They do loan us a bit of the TOG site to ramble on about console gaming :)
     
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    Well summed up George. It is their sandpit, they let us play in it and we need to respect their final word.

    This being said, they did not just go "No!"

    They looked at it, discussed it, played with the graphics and then ultimately decided it did not clearly represent consoles.

    As improbable as it seems, they have to way up possible out comes to changes, one being the XBOX lads start jumping up and down about how their logo was obscured. (Not discussed as such, but the XBOX logo being covered up was mentioned ... as well as copy right issues, etc.)

    As silly as that sounds, they have had to put out fires started over way sillier things than that.

    You would be amazed by the things these guys have to consider before giving the go ahead to anything.
     
  12. Ancient_One

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    XBOXers. Humpf. Grumble. I had not thought of that issue, copyright.

    The graphics is damn good though.
     
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    bloody XBOXers :D
     
  14. Pure Mongrel

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    The copy right refers to the PSN and Wii logos as well ... someone in this thread has to stand up for XBOXers will FOE is busy! ;)
     
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    XBOX..........XBOX who. What is an XBOX...a nuddie box.?
     
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    ABSOLUTE DRIVEL!

    PS3 ninnies. Have fun with your Netflix disc and your lack-luster titles. Not to mention a complete lack of title.

    Hmmm.... hows MAG panning out for you?
     
  17. Cadder

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    *Sigh*
    So, less than a week after obtaining a secret clubhouse, it's sullied with "My box is better than your box" bullshit.
    Can we put this energy into some constructive use?
    Like a name for our subsite, for instance?
    hmmmmm?
     
  18. Pure Mongrel

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    "Sorry Mister Cadder!"

    How about the "TOG - State of Play"?

    Or bring back "TOG - Console Consortium"?

    "SKYNET"? :eek:
     
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    Sorry dad. :D

    We can spar later dude. :twisted:

    Suggestions or ideas:

    "TOG - Console Consortium"

    If it's displaying awards and the like and our levels then maybe:

    "TOG - Console Heroes"

    "TOG - Console Champions"

    "TOG - Console Victors"

    "TOG - Console Dark Horses" to indicate we are different to PC players.
     
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  20. Arienne

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    "TOG - XBox and some other obscure consoles"

    :twisted:
     

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