What are some theme ideas for naming Quarky's seven fish?

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In summary, Micromass has humorous fish names that follow a seven color theme. Seven Buddhist factors to enlightenment are also included.
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So @ProfuselyQuarky has ##7## fish. What are some good names if we want the seven names to follow the same theme?
 
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lol micromass! This is hysterical :oldlaugh:
 
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Seven colors of the rainbow: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, violet
 
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Yarn fibers: Merino, Shetland, Reyon, Chenille, Tweed, Fleece, Cotton
 
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The Seven Dwarfs: Happy, Sneezy, Sleepy, Bashful, Dopey, Grumpy, doc which are also the various stages of cocain addiction. Snowwhite... cocain...
 
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The seven sins: Lust, Envy, Gluttony, Greed, Wrath, Pride, Sloth. Especially fun if you watched fullmetal alchemist: brotherhood...
 
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micromass said:
which are also the various stages of cocain addiction.
o_O
 
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There are seven millenium prize problems:
Poincare conjecture
P vs NP
Hodge conjecture
Riemann hypothesis
Yang-Mills
Navier-Stokes
Birch and Swinnerton-Dyer
 
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Slartibartfass, Fenchurch, Arthur Dent, Zaphod Beeblebrox, Marvin, Ford Prefect and of course Douglas Adams.

Edit: Don't forget: On the 25th is Towel Day!
 
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micromass said:
Seven Dwarfs:
Color coded with the colors of the rainbow. Now we just have to assign the colors to the Dwarfs...
 
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7 notes: Do, Re, Mi, Fa, Sol, La, Si
 
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Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
 
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Fancy calling a fish Slartibartfass or Birch and Swinnerton-Dyer!

Kitchen untensils: Spoon, Fork, Spork, Wisk, Knife, Spatula
 
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Seven Buddhist factors to enlightenment: mindfulness, investigation, energy, happiness, tranquility, concentration, equi-animity
 
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fresh_42 said:
Don't forget: On the 25th is Towel Day!
Towels: washcloth, hand towel, bath towel, beach towel, kitchen towel, baby towel, rug
 
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Some sporadic groups:

Fisher-Griess Monster, Baby-Monster, Thompson, Harada-Norton, Suzuki, Conway, Mathieu
 
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fresh_42 said:
I strongly recommend not to take these. All but one are destroyed ...
Hinting that all but one of my fish would become destroyed, too?
 
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fresh_42 said:
I strongly recommend not to take these. All but one are destroyed ...

There's the new world wonders too: Great Wall of China, Petra, Colosseum, Chichen Itza, Machu Picchu, Tay Mahal, Christ the redeemer
 
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7 SI base units: metre, kilogram, second, ampere, kelvin, mole, candela.
 
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Samy_A said:
7 SI base units: metre, kilogram, second, ampere, kelvin, mole, candela.

I've always wondered why kilogram is the SI base unit and not gram...
 
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Paradoxes: Russell, Banach-Tarski, Skolem, Curry, Zeno, Monty Hall, Burali-Forti
 
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Samy_A said:
7 SI base units: metre, kilogram, second, ampere, kelvin, mole, candela.
I love that!
micromass said:
I've always wondered why kilogram is the SI base unit and not gram...
Ditto. It's a crime.
 
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Seven basic types of root systems! Unfortunately they go from A to G but you could paint the Dynkin diagrams on your fish :cool:.
 
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My overly-used interjections: oh, ah, bah, uh, nah, gee, gosh
 
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fresh_42 said:
Seven basic types of root systems! Unfortunately they go from A to G but you could paint the Dynkin diagrams on your fish :cool:.

Or you can name them after the associated polytopes, but there are more than 7 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coxeter_group
 
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fresh_42 said:
but you could paint the Dynkin diagrams on your fish :cool:.
Fish tattoos! Does that go under animal abuse?
 
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The 7 "planets" known in antiquity: Sun, Moon, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn
 
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ProfuselyQuarky said:
Fish tattoos! Does that go under animal abuse?
No, that's normal for inmates.
 
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Samy_A said:
The 7 "planets" known in antiquity: Sun, Moon, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn
Actually, their Akkadian names are better: Šamaš, Sin, Lubat-gud, Muštabarru, Umun-sig-êa, Dele-bat, Lu-bat-sag-uš.

Clearly time to go to bed.
 
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Europe, Africa, Asia, Oceania, South-America, North-America, Antarctica
 
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From the List of 7: Jack, Arthur, Larry, Barry, Alexander, Bram, Eileen.
 

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