Rename the Stinkeye

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Rename the Stinkeye

Post by Mikey B » Mon Oct 14, 2013 7:39 pm the StinkEye name isn't probably the greatest of names for a boat...appropriate for many of us perhaps, but not after talking with Kaz, am pondering a name change.
Any good ideas?
To make it more interesting, I'm just starting to make up some paddles (and finish some I've started for some folks) so will make a paddle for the person with the winning name. They aren't super spectacular but hey, a freebie is a freebie :D

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Re: Rename the Stinkeye

Post by hazardharry » Mon Oct 14, 2013 8:43 pm

"norwhal" poke that in your stinkeye. :lol:
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Re: Rename the Stinkeye

Post by rainfoot » Mon Oct 14, 2013 9:14 pm


An Ojibwa Indian word... for the designer's connection to Michigan, and as a reminder that the geological formations paddlers enjoy so much [falls and rapids] are somewhat fragile. See the Wikipedia article linked below:" onclick=";return false;
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Re: Rename the Stinkeye

Post by Bob P » Mon Oct 14, 2013 9:50 pm

Stompy. Kazoom!
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Re: Rename the Stinkeye

Post by KNeal » Mon Oct 14, 2013 9:55 pm

Open Fly.

It just makes sense!
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Re: Rename the Stinkeye

Post by ezwater » Mon Oct 14, 2013 10:18 pm

:roll: Just be glad you aren't the owner of a Millbrook Big Boy.

Sounds like a hamburger chain.

The Fat Boy was renamed the Defiant.

I call my Big Boy the "Edsel" because Kaz had trouble with the mold and may never make another.

But maybe a good name would be Avoirdupois..

As for the Stinkeye, "If thy eye offend thee, pluck it out, lest ye be chundered in a hole until your buddies give up, load up, and go home." :o

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Re: Rename the Stinkeye

Post by cheajack » Mon Oct 14, 2013 10:52 pm

I like Stinkeye. Rename the Stinkeye the Stinkeye and send me a paddle

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Re: Rename the Stinkeye

Post by Pierre LaPaddelle » Tue Oct 15, 2013 1:03 am

Reminds me of a true story.

There was a Junior High School in our town called Anne Stevenson Junior Secondary. Accordingly, the school sold sweat-pants to students with the initials (ASJS) stencilled on the butt.

The School Board reconfigured the schools, and changed ASJS to Anne Stevenson Secondary School. The Board peed itself, fearing the students would be mortified to wear pants with ASSS on the butt.

Turns out they loved it! Sweat pants sales climbed through the roof.

The boat is a Stinkeye. It's a great name -- KEEP IT thus! :P

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Re: Rename the Stinkeye

Post by clt_capt » Tue Oct 15, 2013 1:07 am

I could think of a bunch of worse names... But since the term Stinkeye originated with surfers in Hawaii, it is pretty appropriate for a boat...

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Re: Rename the Stinkeye

Post by Wodza » Tue Oct 15, 2013 1:28 am

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Re: Rename the Stinkeye

Post by Smurfwarrior » Tue Oct 15, 2013 1:29 am

It highlights its light weight- Helium (chemical) is very stable- since the USA produces 90% of the helium in the world, it earns its 'made in USA' tag and it fits within the boats Millbrook has made in the past starting with H. Hooter, Howler, Hornet etc..

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Re: Rename the Stinkeye

Post by kaz » Tue Oct 15, 2013 2:43 am

Looks like Stinkeye it least for now.

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Re: Rename the Stinkeye

Post by cheajack » Tue Oct 15, 2013 10:53 am

Mikey, I'll pm you my shipping address for the paddle.

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Re: Rename the Stinkeye

Post by canoemid » Tue Oct 15, 2013 2:07 pm

I like the Wink. Sounds good!

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Re: Rename the Stinkeye

Post by TonyB » Tue Oct 15, 2013 3:22 pm

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