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Man names son 2.0
« on: October 12, 2009, 10:15:10 AM »
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A proud US father and self-confessed engineering "geek" has named his son after a computer software term.

Jon Blake Cusack, from Holland, Michigan, told local newspapers the US practice of adding "Junior" or "II" after a boy's name was too common.

So, when his son was born last week, he decided on the name Jon Blake Cusack 2.0, as if he were a software upgrade.

Mr Cusack admitted that it took months to persuade his wife, Jamie, to accept the idea.

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Re: Man names son 2.0
« Reply #1 on: October 12, 2009, 10:40:57 AM »
wow! That kind of takes geek to the next level.
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Re: Man names son 2.0
« Reply #2 on: October 12, 2009, 10:45:53 AM »
Geek 2.0, per se ;-)

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Re: Man names son 2.0
« Reply #3 on: October 12, 2009, 11:27:11 AM »
he decided on the name Jon Blake Cusack 2.0
Fair enough, but how do you teach him that it's rude two point?

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Re: Man names son 2.0
« Reply #4 on: October 12, 2009, 06:26:15 PM »
he decided on the name Jon Blake Cusack 2.0
Fair enough, but how do you teach him that it's rude two point?

and will he spend the rest of his life trying to make a floating point?

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Re: Man names son 2.0
« Reply #5 on: October 12, 2009, 07:01:23 PM »
he decided on the name Jon Blake Cusack 2.0
Fair enough, but how do you teach him that it's rude two point?

and will he spend the rest of his life trying to make a floating point?
Oh, if he tries that he'll soon come to a full stop!

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Re: Man names son 2.0
« Reply #6 on: October 12, 2009, 07:08:53 PM »
he decided on the name Jon Blake Cusack 2.0
Fair enough, but how do you teach him that it's rude two point?

and will he spend the rest of his life trying to make a floating point?
Oh, if he tries that he'll soon come to a full stop!

you're decimalating me!

if he was the first child, would he also earn the tag 'beta'?

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Re: Man names son 2.0
« Reply #7 on: October 12, 2009, 07:12:03 PM »
Hmmmmmm, I don't see the big deal.  The dude just came out of the dark ages of using Roman Numerals.  If he named the kid Jon Blake Cusack.dll that might be a different story(or even a whole library.)

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Re: Man names son 2.0
« Reply #8 on: October 12, 2009, 07:14:20 PM »
And when the kid is lost, he has to ask for bi-directions?

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Re: Man names son 2.0
« Reply #9 on: October 12, 2009, 07:26:59 PM »
If he named the kid Jon Blake Cusack.dll that might be a different story(or even a whole library.)

totally impractical - just think how difficult it would be to communicate

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Re: Man names son 2.0
« Reply #10 on: October 12, 2009, 07:42:42 PM »
If he named the kid Jon Blake Cusack.dll that might be a different story(or even a whole library.)

totally impractical - just think how difficult it would be to communicate
Might even get him executed!

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Re: Man names son 2.0
« Reply #11 on: October 12, 2009, 07:55:26 PM »
If he named the kid Jon Blake Cusack.dll that might be a different story(or even a whole library.)

totally impractical - just think how difficult it would be to communicate
Might even get him executed!

think what he'd be like as a teenager, no grunts or sullen silences, just ones and zeros...

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Re: Man names son 2.0
« Reply #12 on: October 12, 2009, 08:12:57 PM »
This topic reminds me of the old xkcd.com comic: Exploits of a mom

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Re: Man names son 2.0
« Reply #13 on: October 12, 2009, 08:13:49 PM »
If he named the kid Jon Blake Cusack.dll that might be a different story(or even a whole library.)

totally impractical - just think how difficult it would be to communicate
Might even get him executed!

think what he'd be like as a teenager, no grunts or sullen silences, just ones and zeros...

Might never come out of his shell.  Even if he did, it might be with a resounding thunk!


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Re: Man names son 2.0
« Reply #14 on: October 12, 2009, 08:15:46 PM »
If he named the kid Jon Blake Cusack.dll that might be a different story(or even a whole library.)

totally impractical - just think how difficult it would be to communicate
Might even get him executed!

think what he'd be like as a teenager, no grunts or sullen silences, just ones and zeros...

Might never come out of his shell.  Even if he did, it might be with a resounding thunk!

most likely you'd just get a BSOD...

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Re: Man names son 2.0
« Reply #15 on: October 12, 2009, 09:26:36 PM »
Reading the subject line, I thought the guy had named his son "2.0" and thought "what a complete dolt". This makes a strange sort of sense. Still, I doubt the kid'll be thanking his dad in the coming years...
"Some people have a way with words, other people,... oh... have not way" - Steve Martin

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Re: Man names son 2.0
« Reply #16 on: October 12, 2009, 09:58:55 PM »
Reading the subject line, I thought the guy had named his son "2.0" and thought "what a complete dolt". This makes a strange sort of sense. Still, I doubt the kid'll be thanking his dad in the coming years...

At least he used a round number.. not 3.7Pre :)

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Re: Man names son 2.0
« Reply #17 on: October 12, 2009, 11:05:01 PM »
most likely you'd just get a BSOD...
Well, I do declare!

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Might never come out of his shell.  Even if he did, it might be with a resounding thunk!
Nice one, Miles!  :Thmbsup:



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Re: Man names son 2.0
« Reply #18 on: October 12, 2009, 11:20:12 PM »
most likely you'd just get a BSOD...
Well, I do declare!

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Might never come out of his shell.  Even if he did, it might be with a resounding thunk!
Nice one, Miles!  :Thmbsup:




Heh heh.  I bet the fellow turns out to be a philosopher.  "I thunk, therefore an instance of me exists!"

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Re: Man names son 2.0
« Reply #19 on: October 13, 2009, 01:22:59 AM »
one must wonder whether there's a song in this somewhere (Johnny Cache sings 'My name is Two, how do you do...')

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Re: Man names son 2.0
« Reply #20 on: October 13, 2009, 02:36:28 AM »
What happens when the next child comes along? Presumably a new version will be an upgrade and therefore they lose the right to the original version!

Presumably the poor kid will be relagated to a dusty cupboard where old software goes to be out of site (until the tidy up and throw out).

Seriously though how many parents actually think about the consequences when they inflict names on their offspring!

I once new a teacher called Rhoda, she married a friend called Andrew Dick.

Needless to say he adopted her surname after the wedding otherwise she would never have gone to school again!

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Re: Man names son 2.0
« Reply #21 on: October 13, 2009, 10:20:58 AM »
Seriously though how many parents actually think about the consequences when they inflict names on their offspring!

About a third. Unfortunately.

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Re: Man names son 2.0
« Reply #22 on: October 13, 2009, 10:30:22 AM »
and will he spend the rest of his life trying to make a floating point?

i lol'd
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Re: Man names son 2.0
« Reply #23 on: October 13, 2009, 11:45:16 AM »
Seriously though how many parents actually think about the consequences when they inflict names on their offspring!

About a third. Unfortunately.



Within each family....  ;)

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Re: Man names son 2.0
« Reply #24 on: October 13, 2009, 11:45:57 AM »
I wonder how the divorce papers will read?   :P

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