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Naming boat

Post by cheapindexer » Sat Jun 10, 2017 2:12 pm

Hello bogleheads

We just bought a boat , it's been quite fun using it with family / friends.

I'm looking for the right name to put on the back. Any suggestions ?
I was thinking between
1) boglehead. However , is that trademarked so I can't ?
2) 60/40
3) stay the course
4) dollar cost average

What do you think ?

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Re: Naming boat

Post by livesoft » Sat Jun 10, 2017 2:26 pm

How about "Humble Brag"?
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Re: Naming boat

Post by 123 » Sat Jun 10, 2017 2:30 pm

How about "Customer's Yacht" ?
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Re: Naming boat

Post by user5027 » Sat Jun 10, 2017 2:48 pm

One of the best boat names I have seen is "Field Office."

Having worked in construction where the worksites have field offices, I can see a construction company owner telling the home office staff "I'll be at the field office today."

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Re: Naming boat

Post by Bfwolf » Sat Jun 10, 2017 2:54 pm

cheapindexer wrote: 3) stay the course
I like that one!

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Re: Naming boat

Post by michaeljc70 » Sat Jun 10, 2017 2:55 pm

I had a boat for 10+ years and it was named "No Inheritance" :D
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Re: Naming boat

Post by John Laurens » Sat Jun 10, 2017 2:58 pm

"2nd Happiest Day"


With your 1st happiest day...the day you sell your boat

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Re: Naming boat

Post by LadyGeek » Sat Jun 10, 2017 3:04 pm

This thread is now in the Personal Consumer Issues (boat).
cheapindexer wrote:Hello bogleheads

We just bought a boat , it's been quite fun using it with family / friends.

I'm looking for the right name to put on the back. Any suggestions ?
I was thinking between
1) boglehead. However , is that trademarked so I can't ?
2) 60/40
3) stay the course
4) dollar cost average

What do you think ?
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So, you can't. I'm not a lawyer, but I would think that "Boglehead" would be considered similar enough - you still can't.
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Re: Naming boat

Post by Doom&Gloom » Sat Jun 10, 2017 3:14 pm

Mutual Funz (disclaimer: stolen from a friend who recently sold his boat)

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Re: Naming boat

Post by Kenkat » Sat Jun 10, 2017 3:15 pm

Get Rich Slowly

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Re: Naming boat

Post by BlueCable » Sat Jun 10, 2017 3:16 pm

123 wrote:How about "Customer's Yacht" ?
Here's the winner.

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Re: Naming boat

Post by dm200 » Sat Jun 10, 2017 3:21 pm

So, you can't. I'm not a lawyer, but I would think that "Boglehead" would be considered similar enough - you still can't.
No lawyer here, but I wonder if naming a boat (what you paint on it) would be considered a violation of anything?

How about "Index 500"

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Re: Naming boat

Post by cheapindexer » Sat Jun 10, 2017 3:23 pm

You guys are good

How about " costs matter "

Or " just say NO ... to active funds "

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Re: Naming boat

Post by Fallible » Sat Jun 10, 2017 3:26 pm

123 wrote:How about "Customer's Yacht" ?
Love this one. I would even put it on a row boat or canoe, if I had one.

A word of caution for the OP: don't name the boat "Bull." That was Bernie Madoff's name for his yacht.
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Re: Naming boat

Post by HopeForTheBest » Sat Jun 10, 2017 3:27 pm

Boatle Heads?

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Re: Naming boat

Post by abner kravitz » Sat Jun 10, 2017 3:30 pm

If you plan on making boating a lifelong hobby, just name your first boat "Chapter One". It will make naming each subsequent (and more lavish) boat that much easier, right up through "Chapter Eleven" :happy

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Re: Naming boat

Post by arcticpineapplecorp. » Sat Jun 10, 2017 3:33 pm

How about the S.S. ME (as in "It's all about...")?

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Re: Naming boat

Post by Doom&Gloom » Sat Jun 10, 2017 3:33 pm

Poors. Standard.

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Re: Naming boat

Post by arcticpineapplecorp. » Sat Jun 10, 2017 3:35 pm

S.S. Minnow?

a(S.S.)et Allocator?

The Efficient Frontier?

The Good Ship Diversification?

I'm sorry that Boaty McBoatface is already taken (what you get when you let the internet decide what to name your boat):

https://www.google.com/search?q=boaty+m ... 8&oe=utf-8
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Re: Naming boat

Post by ClaycordJCA » Sat Jun 10, 2017 3:37 pm

How about "Indexer" or "TSM Indexer"?

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Re: Naming boat

Post by Teague » Sat Jun 10, 2017 3:39 pm

Is it new or used? I ask because there is of course an imperative procedure to be followed when renaming a boat.

Here's one version of the procedure:

http://www.boatsafe.com/nauticalknowhow/rename.htm
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Re: Naming boat

Post by arcticpineapplecorp. » Sat Jun 10, 2017 3:40 pm

S.S. Cheap Indexer?
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Re: Naming boat

Post by Robin » Sat Jun 10, 2017 3:41 pm

Fiduciaries Rule

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Re: Naming boat

Post by livesoft » Sat Jun 10, 2017 3:46 pm

Sunk Cost
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Re: Naming boat

Post by Doom&Gloom » Sat Jun 10, 2017 3:48 pm

livesoft wrote:Sunk Cost
Good one!

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Re: Naming boat

Post by abonder » Sat Jun 10, 2017 3:49 pm

Gotta go with Livesoft on this one. Brilliant.

Personal favorite that I've ever seen (no financial pun) was "man over broad" - I had to check twice to make sure I was reading it correctly. This is a fun thread.

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Re: Naming boat

Post by Sum-day » Sat Jun 10, 2017 3:56 pm

1st choice "Mutual Fun"
2nd "Vanguard"

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Re: Naming boat

Post by mrc » Sat Jun 10, 2017 3:58 pm

Assignment

It's been said that was the name of Walter Cronkite's boat. When he was on vacation, the substitute anchor could then in all truth say that "Walter is away, on Assignment, and will return Monday."
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Re: Naming boat

Post by Sum-day » Sat Jun 10, 2017 4:03 pm

1st choice "Mutual Fun"
2nd "Vanguard"

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Re: Naming boat

Post by Nearing_Destination » Sat Jun 10, 2017 4:47 pm

If I get a boat, I'll name it "Liquid Assets"

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Post by RadAudit » Sat Jun 10, 2017 4:49 pm

Sum-day wrote: 2nd "Vanguard"
I named my boat Vanguard I tell anyone who asks it's named after the mutual fund I drained to buy it. (It's a small, old boat.)

But, whatever you do don't name yours Sea Foam, please.
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Re: Naming boat

Post by minesweep » Sat Jun 10, 2017 4:54 pm

Staying Above Water
It’s Only Money
Sea Ya
Cabin fever
Aquacadabra
Miss Behaven
Cast Away
Anchors Aweigh
Money Pit
Can’t Take it With You
Happy Ours
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Voyager Class
Admiral Class
Accrewed Interest

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Re: Naming boat

Post by Nicolas » Sat Jun 10, 2017 4:56 pm

Won The Game
AU Mine
Boaty McBoatface

Or consult this site for 10,000 boat names.
http://10000boatnames.com

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Re: Naming boat

Post by StevieG72 » Sat Jun 10, 2017 5:32 pm

I like "Stay the Course"
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Re: Naming boat

Post by badbreath » Sat Jun 10, 2017 5:53 pm

Haystack, from the famous statement made by John Bogle 'Why Look For The Needle's In The Haystack, Just Buy The Haystack."
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Re: Naming boat

Post by whaleknives » Sat Jun 10, 2017 5:55 pm

"Index Funds"
"I'm an indexer. I own the market. And I'm happy." (John Bogle, "BusinessWeek", 8/17/07) ☕ Maritime signal flag W - Whiskey: "I require medical assistance."

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Re: Naming boat

Post by adamthesmythe » Sat Jun 10, 2017 5:59 pm

Thorstein Veblen. But only if berthed in Florida.

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Re: Naming boat

Post by bottlecap » Sat Jun 10, 2017 6:05 pm

Ill-Advised Purchase?

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Re: Naming boat

Post by TMCD75 » Sat Jun 10, 2017 6:48 pm

DIY Investor or Do It Yourself Investor...afterall, aren't most BH just this.

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Re: Naming boat

Post by white_water » Sat Jun 10, 2017 6:57 pm

DHOW 30

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Re: Naming boat

Post by TerryDMillerMBA » Sat Jun 10, 2017 7:12 pm

No Load
Above Water

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Re: Naming boat

Post by rosylenm » Sat Jun 10, 2017 7:21 pm

MindBogling

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Re: Naming boat

Post by whodidntante » Sat Jun 10, 2017 7:24 pm

Money Pit

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Re: Naming boat

Post by angler-39 » Sat Jun 10, 2017 7:29 pm

CTIWY!

When fellow boaters ask what it means, you truthfully reply, "Can't take it with you!“ :sharebeer

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Re: Naming boat

Post by Nicolas » Sat Jun 10, 2017 7:34 pm

Stock$ and Blondes
Riches To Rags
Wash Sail

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Re: Naming boat

Post by fishandgolf » Sat Jun 10, 2017 7:42 pm

"Paid for via Indexing"

"I pay myself"

"Indexing = New Boat"

"There's no place like Indexing"

"Indexing - U Can Do It 2"

"Follow Me to Indexing"

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Re: Naming boat

Post by Nicolas » Sat Jun 10, 2017 7:48 pm

Capital Games
Up Tick
Angel's Share
Short Sail
Joltin Joe
Long Term Gain
Limited Offering
Limited Partner
Margin Call
Mr Mojo Risin
Private Holding
Sinking Funs
VTIAX
Vomit Comet
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Re: Naming boat

Post by Smorgasbord » Sat Jun 10, 2017 8:12 pm

Bogleheads is only trademarked in association with the goods and services of "PROVIDING INFORMATION AND RESEARCH IN THE FIELD OF FINANCE AND FINANCIAL INVESTMENTS" in international class 036. It would be quite the stretch to argue that the trademark is broad enough to cover boats.

Delta faucets and Delta airlines have trademarks that peacefully co-exist.

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Re: Naming boat

Post by Nicolas » Sat Jun 10, 2017 8:30 pm

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Loss Aversion
Anchor Management
Debt Finder
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Re: Naming boat

Post by btenny » Sat Jun 10, 2017 9:24 pm

My Assets Here
Fun Floats
Margaritaville
Dear Wife's name
Dear Daughter's name
More Than Enough
Money Floats

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