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

Jeffrey Brace ark72axow at gmail.com
Thu Mar 3 14:46:50 EST 2016


Historical  Society of Vintage Computer and Preservation and Education
Museum

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.
>



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