Official petition to change Earth's name

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#1 Posted by Shawn (3843 posts) -

I was recently thinking about how weird the word Earth is. If this planet is the root of humanity then we should have a cool name for it. Sign here if you want to change Earth's name!

Oh, and I don't really have any alternative names, so I guess we could makes this a suggestion for different names too.

#2 Posted by brukaoru (5134 posts) -

Earth's not a cool name? Poor Earth Day.. :(

#3 Posted by Shawn (3843 posts) -

Of course its not, heck I'd rather have this planet called Jupiter.

#4 Posted by lordofultima (6560 posts) -

I thought Gaia was a pretty fancy name.

#5 Posted by MattyFTM (14589 posts) -

Lets call it pluto. Since pluto isn't a planet anymore we need a new pluto. Why can't it be the earth?

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#6 Posted by LordAndrew (14588 posts) -

I support the names Jupiter, Gaia, and Pluto.

I think Jupiter might be taken though.

#7 Posted by atejas (3151 posts) -

terra.
geo.
keepin it roman/greek style, bitches

#8 Posted by NoExtraLife (215 posts) -

Helpless Rock would be pretty fitting in this day and age

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#9 Posted by TEAMHOLT (414 posts) -

Rockfuck.

#10 Posted by Dissolve (392 posts) -

Jeff Gerstmannland

#11 Posted by BiggerBomb (7012 posts) -

Yorglaxus VII.

#12 Posted by HitNRun (341 posts) -

Sol 3?

Actually, "Earth" is pretty cool when you think about it. We could have done worse, considering we didn't even know what it was when we named it.

#13 Posted by Shawn (3843 posts) -
HitNRun said:
"Sol 3?

Actually, "Earth" is pretty cool when you think about it. We could have done worse, considering we didn't even know what it was when we named it.
"
Earth, is definitely not cool. It's pronounced urth. That's just ugly.
#14 Posted by Darth_Tyrev (226 posts) -

Let's call it Guinness because it sounds pretty cool and tastes great.

#15 Posted by Shawn (3843 posts) -

Do you think Microsoft has enough money/power to change Earths name to Microsoft?

#16 Posted by Bulldog19892 (1835 posts) -

I vote for 'Magnanimous Suck-monkey'.

#17 Posted by babblinmule (1280 posts) -

I second 'JeffGerstmannland'.

#18 Posted by KindGalaxy (462 posts) -

I like it known as Terra, first heard that in MechWarrior 2: 31st Century Combat  and wondered what it meant since clearly they were on the Moon overlooking Earth in the finale cinematic but they called it Terra... thought it was a sci-fi thing until reading up on it. Love the term.

#19 Posted by Aaox (1713 posts) -

Let's call it Sera.

#20 Edited by Xymox (2143 posts) -

Tellus / Terra

Ye olde latin

#21 Posted by HazBazz (1924 posts) -

Useless trivia: Earth is the only planet in our solar system not named after a Roman god

#22 Posted by MattyFTM (14589 posts) -
HazBazz said:
"Useless trivia: Earth is the only planet in our solar system not named after a Roman god"
Aren't some of them named after greek gods?
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#23 Posted by HazBazz (1924 posts) -
MattyFTM said:
"HazBazz said:
"Useless trivia: Earth is the only planet in our solar system not named after a Roman god"
Aren't some of them named after greek gods?"
let me finish...
not named after a Roman god, except the ones named after Greek gods
#24 Posted by get2sammyb (6686 posts) -

I vote "Cybertron".

#25 Posted by Bellum (2945 posts) -

I happen to like the sound of "Earth". Sounds very organic, like Earth is.

#26 Posted by Player1 (4006 posts) -
Dissolve said:
"Jeff Gerstmannland
"
signed. 
#27 Posted by jakob187 (22305 posts) -

Bob.

If you get that reference, you're awesome like me.  = D
#28 Edited by Food (388 posts) -
@atejas said:

" terra.geo.keepin it roman/greek style, bitches "

The Portuguese already call it Terra.  Are you saying the foreigners win?
#29 Posted by slinky6 (567 posts) -

Fartopia

#30 Posted by TooWalrus (13319 posts) -

I think Earth is perfect, actually...

#31 Posted by Kombat (2289 posts) -

Steve.
 
Just Steve.

#32 Edited by SirPsychoSexy (1353 posts) -

Bawitdaba

#33 Posted by ArchScabby (5877 posts) -

I want to name it "super cool awesome place, except for maybe the moon which might be a little cooler even though it's smaller."  People keep telling me it's too long though.

#34 Posted by damnboyadvance (4172 posts) -
@MattyFTM said:
" Lets call it pluto. Since pluto isn't a planet anymore we need a new pluto. Why can't it be the earth? "
But then we'll need a new Earth!
#35 Edited by Carlos1408 (1573 posts) -
@TEAMHOLT said:

"Rockfuck. "


That actually made me lol 
Edit: Oh yeah and I suggest umm.... I don't know... actually I liked the previous suggestion of Jeff Gerstmannland, pretty cool .
#36 Posted by Kombat (2289 posts) -

Vegeta

#37 Posted by Blair (2548 posts) -

Very clever idea.  
 
I laugh, but agree at the same time.

#38 Posted by CL60 (17120 posts) -

Yavin IV

#39 Posted by brainwins (300 posts) -

Earth is great because is a neutral name.

#40 Posted by Lies (3985 posts) -

 
#41 Posted by Pkshields (826 posts) -

Bombland. Luchaland. Obviously had to be Giant Bomb related

#42 Posted by Zabant (1332 posts) -

Earth is fine.
 
"moon" however fucking sucks
 
needs to be luna is you ask me.

#43 Posted by ryanwho (12012 posts) -

Xena

#44 Posted by Bald3rdash (262 posts) -
@NoExtraLife: What the christ is your display pic of?!
#45 Posted by Seedofpower (3990 posts) -
@Bald3rdash: squirrel I think. 
#46 Posted by Gamer_152 (14281 posts) -

Some suggestions: Geocron, The United Planet of Giant Bomb, Oppressive Homeworld-T43 or Henry.

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#47 Posted by eroticfishcake (7854 posts) -

I've always liked Terra.

#48 Posted by YetiAntics (1520 posts) -

Earth is only the english name of it. 
I do believe that the planet is still called Terra (meaning land). Its just been translated. 
i blame the english!
#49 Posted by JoelTGM (5783 posts) -

Planet Ogo
 
and what would happen if we lived on Mars or some place... could you pick up a handful of earth *cough* I mean soil, and call it ...mars? 

#50 Edited by lemon360 (1231 posts) -

Korhal, or Tarsonis

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