[vcf-midatlantic] Should the new museum have a name?

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Thu Mar 3 20:02:39 EST 2016

  Good heavens.

  It is neither a museum of preservation nor a museum of education.


On 03/03/2016 02:40 PM, Jeffrey Brace via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> Vintage Computing Museum Of Preservation and Education
> On Thursday, February 18, 2016, Evan Koblentz via vcf-midatlantic <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
>> I was thinking... should our new museum have a formal name, as in, "The
>> XYZ Place, sponsored by the Vintage Computer Federation"...?
>> Or if anyone asks, do we just call it VCF Headquarters?
>> If we do think it should have some name, then what should that name be?
>> I like how Paul Allen's group calls their place a "living" museum. Of
>> course, that word is taken, so we'd need some other word.
>> Maybe "museum" also isn't the right word. Our home at InfoAge is more of a
>> hub and community center for vintage computing in the region. Perhaps, if
>> we give it a name, we should think of a word that reflects this.
>> It would be awesome if the perfect word also started with F to continue
>> our theme of the Vintage Computer Federation owning the Vintage Computer
>> Festival (East/West), Vintage Computer Forum, and Vintage Computer...
>> Funhouse? Fraternity? No, those don't work.
>> Let's hear some suggestions (real ones please; let's not clog the thread
>> with the smart-assery.)
>> I'm thinking that unless we come up with something GREAT, then we should
>> just stick with Vintage Computer Federation as the name for the physical
>> space.

Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
New Kensington, PA

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