Post your GPS name redux

 

One thing that has struck me recently is the number of people having various problems with their units. It reminds me of a sig line used by Motorcycle Mama a few years ago. She warned every one "Don't anthropomorphize your computer. They hate that." Well, as shown in http://www.poi-factory.com/node/1052 how many of you having problems with your unit made the mistake of naming it so it is now retaliating?

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FRED

Flippin' Retarded Electronic Device... that's what I call my devices of all kinds... smile

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*Keith* MacBook Pro *wifi iPad(2012) w/BadElf GPS & iPhone6 + Navigon*

Jack Is It's Name

Nothing overly creative. I use American Jack on my 2555, so I just call it Jack.

My 350 is Jill, for the same reason.

Sorry, it's nothing more creative.

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NUVI2555LMT, NUVI350

Just

Just call mine, Nuvi
1450

GPS Name

Big Idiot That Can't Help.

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Frank DriveSmart55 37.322760, -79.511267

Daniel

British Daniel. Simple

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non-native nutmegger

Name your GPS.

I call mine nimraG when I use a female voice and ivuN for a male voice. Somehow, the way she says "Recalculating" just makes nimraG seem appropriate for the Jill voice.

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Alan - Android Auto, DriveLuxe 51LMT-S, DriveLuxe 50LMTHD, Nuvi 3597LMTHD, Oregon 550T, Nuvi 855, Nuvi 755T, Lowrance Endura Sierra, Bosch Nyon

I call mine 'The Bitch'

It's the only 'woman' I will ever yell back at and tell to 'STFU'... (shut up)

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Striving to make the NYC Metro area project the best.

Mine is Named...

Mine is named Amy after the British Top Gear episode where they are racing across Japan. James and Richard on the bullet train and Jeremy in the car with a GPS that only spoke Japanese. He called the GPS Amy and was upset when he pushed a button and it quit talking, even though he couldn't understand it.

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'The GPS'. Simple is good.

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nüvi 3790T | nüvi 775T | Those who make peaceful revolution impossible, will make violent revolution inevitable ~ JFK

My GPS

My GPS works for me.

Lady Penolope

British woman's voice, so it's Lady Penolope. rolleyes

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Bob: My toys: Nüvi 1390T, Droid X2, Nook Color (rooted), Motorola Xoom, Kindle 2, a Yo-Yo and a Slinky. Gotta have toys.

On the Right Track?

kch50428 wrote:

Flippin' Retarded Electronic Device... that's what I call my devices of all kinds... smile

A railroader, eh?

"Hal"

Hal, after the berserk computer in "2001 a Space Odyssey"

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perpster wrote:
kch50428 wrote:

Flippin' Retarded Electronic Device... that's what I call my devices of all kinds... smile

A railroader, eh?

Nope...

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*Keith* MacBook Pro *wifi iPad(2012) w/BadElf GPS & iPhone6 + Navigon*

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kch50428 wrote:
perpster wrote:
kch50428 wrote:

Flippin' Retarded Electronic Device... that's what I call my devices of all kinds... smile

A railroader, eh?

Nope...

Ah well. Replacing the caboose, the end of most freight trains now have a GPS device that has a flashing red light and radio telemetry. Some RR workers refer to the device by a similar name you refer to your GPS (instead of Flashing Rear End Device).

George

Ever since my first GPS I've called them George. For my 3790 LMT I say "listen up George" to prepare it for voice entry.

The (very weak) back story is that I believe World War II pilots called the autopilot function George.

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personal GPS user since 1992

SIGO

SIGO

Karen

...or whatever voice I am using.

I don't usually name my devices or vehicles.

Except I may call my PU 'Ole Paint' sometimes.

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NUVI40 Kingsport TN

C'mon Birdie! Birdie knows! Damn it Birdie!

I call mine 'Birdie'.

C'mon Birdie! Birdie knows! Damn it Birdie!

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Politicians and Diapers must be changed often for the exact same reason...

FRED

kch50428 wrote:

Flippin' Retarded Electronic Device... that's what I call my devices of all kinds... smile

If I didn't know you better, I'd take that personally!!!

Fred