[mythtv-users] MythTV requires a better name

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Tue Sep 18 16:10:13 UTC 2007

On Sep 18, 2007, at 9:06 AM, 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.
> Barry Roberts


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