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Change Planet name to Namek
Posted 12/5/15
a guy named Lou Earley from Osceola, IA has started a change.org petition to change the name of Kepler 22-b to "Namek". the petition has a goal of 150,000 signatures and its already over halfway there we should help him get those signatures.

https://www.change.org/p/nasa-changing-the-planet-name-of-kepler-22-b-to-namek


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Posted 12/5/15
The residents on Kepler 22-b are going "What's up with these Earthlings thinking they can decide the name of our planet?"
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Posted 12/5/15
There's a dinosaur species named after a Pokemon, so why not?
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Posted 12/5/15
That would be kick ass lol
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Posted 12/5/15
If I were to name a planet they would all be called Bob...
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Posted 12/5/15 , edited 12/5/15

Hrafna wrote:

The residents on Kepler 22-b are going "What's up with these Earthlings thinking they can decide the name of our planet?"


This basically, let's rule out the fact there isn't sentient life on Kepler 22-b first or that it doesn't belong to some alien empire or some shit ya know before acting like we have the right to name anything not in our solar system.
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Posted 12/5/15

Somewhat_Insane_Monkey wrote:

If I were to name a planet they would all be called Bob...


I really liked that movie.
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Posted 12/5/15 , edited 12/5/15

geauxtigers1989 wrote:


Somewhat_Insane_Monkey wrote:

If I were to name a planet they would all be called Bob...


I really liked that movie.


...EWWW!! And besides, if you're going to crib Joss Whedon movie lines, at least pick Marvel or Firefly ones, they're cooler.

And then there's the issue of worrying whether someone was constantly going to blow up a Planet Namek.
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Posted 12/5/15

geauxtigers1989 wrote:


Somewhat_Insane_Monkey wrote:

If I were to name a planet they would all be called Bob...


I really liked that movie.


It's been such a long time I barely remember it but I will always remember him naming the planet bob.
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Posted 12/5/15
Huh, it even kind of looks like Namek. Sure, let's do it.
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Posted 12/5/15

Ranwolf wrote:


Hrafna wrote:

The residents on Kepler 22-b are going "What's up with these Earthlings thinking they can decide the name of our planet?"


This basically, let's rule out the fact there isn't sentient life on Kepler 22-b first or that it doesn't belong to some alien empire or some shit ya know before acting like we have the right to name anything not in our solar system.


There's really no way to do that with current technology. And it's not like we're going to travel there anyway.
Posted 12/5/15
Why would anyone try to stop him from doing this????///
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Posted 12/5/15
Oh man. When I first saw this news I was wondering if this was a joke, but it turns out it isn't. That's so cool since I love Dragon Ball
Posted 12/5/15
That's kinda funny. Sure why not? haha
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Posted 12/5/15
I say go for it. it's better than kepler 22-b or whatever. That's just so bland so we should definitely give it a real name.

So why not Namek?
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