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Which band name is best?

  1. Insult to Injury

    12 vote(s)
  2. Natural Selection

    7 vote(s)
  3. The Natural Selection

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  4. Mongface is still better

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  1. Apr 23, 2006 #1
    So, I've just recently got a blues/rock band together, and we need a name. Originally, the guitarist jokingly suggested Mongface, but we've decided to scrap that and have tentatively chosen Insult to Injury. Last night, I had the idea that Natural Selection or The Natural Selection might be good. So what do you think outta these names is the best?
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  3. Apr 23, 2006 #2
    why would you ever call your band "Natural Selection"?

    I voted for the first one, Insult to Injury :)
  4. Apr 23, 2006 #3
    "When wondering what to listen to, choose the Natural Selection."
  5. Apr 23, 2006 #4


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    How about:

    "Mongface and the Ultimate Insult to Natural Selection"
  6. Apr 23, 2006 #5
    Nice, but anyway "Natural Selection" too much remainds me of evolution and murder. I think it isn't a good name for a blues/rock band, unless you do heavy bloody metal band. There's too many natural selections :tongue2:

    Maybe you should choose the name of your band by natural selection?
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    Why murder ?
  8. Apr 23, 2006 #7
    I don't know, it just does. Whenever I hear the words "Natural Selection" I immediately think about a lion eating a chap. :uhh:
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    The first is probably best, but it's kinda cheesy. I wouldn't choose "Natural Selection" because of the political and scientific overtones...unless that's what you're going for,

    I'm curious, though, why you want such a metal/punk name like "Insult to Injury" for a blues group.
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    'Cause when you're feeling down, you listen to the Blues and you feel more down. That's adding insult to injury, no ? :biggrin:
  11. Apr 23, 2006 #10
    Insult to Injury is cool...Mongface is better :biggrin:
  12. Apr 23, 2006 #11
    Why mongface is still better?
  13. Apr 23, 2006 #12
    Sorry...just a personal opinion. I like it better than the others :tongue2:
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    Depending on the music - maybe "Unnatural Selection".

    Certainly "Natural Selection" is the best of the four in the poll.
  15. Apr 23, 2006 #14
    Hehe, I'm not asking why you chose the mongface but why "mongface is still better" just like it is in the poll :rofl:

  16. Apr 23, 2006 #15
    Mongface v Mongface is still better...see that could work actually! "Mongface is still better" :biggrin:
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    12 Nails to the Head
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  18. Apr 23, 2006 #17
    Yeah I would go for Mongface, without the whole "is still better" part :smile:
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    Main Entry: mong
    Part of Speech: noun
    Definition: a mongrel dog; by extension, an idiot
    Usage: Australian slang

    Source: Dictionary.com

    Hmm...Idiot Face? Is that what you're going after?
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    Insult to Injury is more of a harder band than I think you are. That gives me lots of black, and flashy staging.
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    Actually natural selection would probably be more the chap shooting the lion with tranquilizer dart, then syringing it with deadly toxins. For animal rights laws of course!
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