[mythtv-users] MythTV requires a better name

Yan Seiner yan at seiner.com
Tue Sep 18 16:07:35 UTC 2007

Barry Roberts wrote:
> My sister "Tivo's" all her television.  I "Netflick" all my movies.   
> Today as I was talking about a PBS show that airs at 3:00 am I 
> unwittingly told someone that i "Myth'ed" it.  They were thoroughly 
> confused, thinking I had "missed" it.
> Trendy verbification is absolutely essential for mass adoption of 
> entertainment technology.  It is now clear to me that the largest 
> barrier to MythTV growth is nomenclature.  Therefore, I humbly submit 
> the following alternate names for MythTV, with the litmus test being how 
> it sounds in the sentence "I _____'ed the latest episode of [favorite 
> show here]."  Removal of the TV suffix is acceptable, for example, "I 
> Bantha'd the latest episode of  Red Dwarf".
> BanthaTV
> GrokTV
> RipTV
> ShiftTV
> SuckTV
> FroobTv
> But seriously, Myth rocks.  It really did inadvertently enter my 
> lexicon.  Kudos to all the devs.

Sounds like you mythrocked that show....



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