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Offline landbarge

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Names for vehicles and campers
« on: November 26, 2015, 12:28:56 AM »
I was wondering if any of you have a nick  name for your camper or car?

My car is The Landbarge or Atilla (the Hun.....dred series)

My camper hasn't had time to be blooded by the family yet. I will wait to see if one presents itself as something so important as a name can not be forced.

Campers/Caravans are female right?



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Re: Names for vehicles and campers
« Reply #1 on: November 26, 2015, 06:10:35 AM »
Yep kids always name  my cars
1. The 80 series is a petrol guzzler so  we call him  "Frank the Tank" from the movie old school
2. The 200 is "Bruiser the Cruiser" kids named him as it was when I injured myself

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Re: Names for vehicles and campers
« Reply #2 on: November 26, 2015, 06:22:13 AM »
We call the car "Elcie", as in LC for Land Cruiser.

The camper is called "William" the Conqueror.

Our neighbor has a Pajero that he call Vaj the PaJ, so we've named his camper "Ina"  ;D
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Re: Names for vehicles and campers
« Reply #3 on: November 26, 2015, 07:56:55 AM »
the 3 letters in my number plate are HWN,  its also a hilux
so it can be either Goldie lux or Goldie HWN(hawn)

i did have 3 cub campers at one time so they become the three bear cubs

goldie lux and the three bears

only have two cubs now so they're up for renaming (could go with Kate & Oliver Cubson)

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Re: Names for vehicles and campers
« Reply #4 on: November 26, 2015, 08:16:31 AM »
no I don't..
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Re: Names for vehicles and campers
« Reply #5 on: November 26, 2015, 08:18:49 AM »
Tow Buggy = Snowmobile

Camper = Snowcave

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Here's a link to a previous similar topic.

http://www.myswag.org/index.php?topic=12632.0
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Re: Names for vehicles and campers
« Reply #6 on: November 26, 2015, 08:22:30 AM »
no I don't..

that's a common name for a patrol, normally followed by a few choice words  ;D ;D ;D ;D
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Re: Names for vehicles and campers
« Reply #7 on: November 26, 2015, 08:23:18 AM »
"Names for Vehicles and Campers"    ....expensive       ;D    ;D     ;D   
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Re: Names for vehicles and campers
« Reply #8 on: November 26, 2015, 10:53:56 AM »
After trying a few choice names for the missus.........I never did get around to trying any for cars and campers !!!    :-* :-* :'(
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Re: Names for vehicles and campers
« Reply #9 on: November 26, 2015, 10:56:01 AM »
'Thomas' as the daughter loved Thomas the tank engine n the Hilux is dark blue.


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Re: Names for vehicles and campers
« Reply #10 on: November 26, 2015, 11:08:16 AM »
The GU = Gurty
The Swan = Lawn Ornament
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Re: Names for vehicles and campers
« Reply #11 on: November 26, 2015, 12:27:23 PM »
The V6 four runner usualy gets called the " Pig "   and the new  half finished camper gets refered to as  " Tha Tinny " [ built out of Galvanised  sheet metal ]..
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Re: Names for vehicles and campers
« Reply #12 on: November 26, 2015, 06:02:16 PM »

"Campers/Caravans are female right?"

hmm - where's that going...

"Our neighbor has a Pajero that he call Vaj the PaJ, so we've named his camper "Ina" "

ok, maybe that's it - gee, I'm glad your not my neighbour though - I wonder if that's what my neighbours think of me?!

"i did have 3 cub campers at one time so they become the three bear cubs"

now, that really is cute...!

our 'paj' is called 'alf' - I know, its on his bonnet stone guard (no, when I first bought him it was his number plate in nsw)
the camper is 'the unit' (named by the missus - not sure if it was after she tried to kick a brick under its wheel to chock it - with bare feet...)


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Re: Names for vehicles and campers
« Reply #13 on: November 26, 2015, 06:29:30 PM »
Not one for naming inanimate objects but after persistance from a friend i might name the teardrop,a year in the making i guess it deserves a name.
The 80 series is just the wagon,

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Names for vehicles and campers
« Reply #14 on: November 26, 2015, 06:44:27 PM »
4by = Nav
CT = Trackie

When I hook them up together I call them Brangalina coz they look good together

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« Reply #15 on: November 26, 2015, 06:45:18 PM »
4by = Nav
CT = Trackie

When I hook them up together I call them Brangalina coz they look good together

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Re: Names for vehicles and campers
« Reply #16 on: November 26, 2015, 06:58:30 PM »
80 series = the wagon
Evo = the blue car
Sportswagon = the red car
Camper = the camper
Boat = the boat


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Re: Names for vehicles and campers
« Reply #17 on: November 26, 2015, 08:29:58 PM »
Our 120 was named Princess by my daughter (when it was originally my wife's car). When it became my car, my daughter gave me the option to rename it, but I decided to stick with her original choice. Plus it gives those in my 4wd club something to laugh about - when Princess the Prado makes it throuGh sections that others can't.

Our old camper van was Gypsy, with our new Swan now Nessy (don't know why).

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Re: Names for vehicles and campers
« Reply #18 on: November 26, 2015, 10:28:37 PM »
It is so nice that people are engaged. Some good names there

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Re: Names for vehicles and campers
« Reply #19 on: November 26, 2015, 10:30:33 PM »
Yep kids always name  my cars
1. The 80 series is a petrol guzzler so  we call him  "Frank the Tank" from the movie old school
2. The 200 is "Bruiser the Cruiser" kids named him as it was when I injured myself

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Re: Names for vehicles and campers
« Reply #20 on: November 26, 2015, 10:37:26 PM »
Ute = Snowmobile

Camper = Snowcave

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Here's a link to a previous similar topic.

http://www.myswag.org/index.php?topic=12632.0

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Re: Names for vehicles and campers
« Reply #21 on: November 27, 2015, 03:10:13 AM »
80 series = the wagon
Evo = the blue car
Sportswagon = the red car
Camper = the camper
Boat = the boat


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Re: Names for vehicles and campers
« Reply #22 on: November 28, 2015, 03:18:43 AM »
Challenger = Charlie
Trackabout Extenda = Ernie

If only we bought the car second it would have been called Bert


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Re: Names for vehicles and campers
« Reply #23 on: November 28, 2015, 06:23:11 AM »
Challenger = Charlie
Trackabout Extenda = Ernie

If only we bought the car second it would have been called Bert


good to see someone else doesn't allow himself to be manipulated into using female names for his cars - a lot of people (mostly female) are taken aback by my doing so

a car is a mate to me, as is the camper and the boat - they don't whinge, theyre always there for you and its not 'all about them' (although there are times...)

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Re: Names for vehicles and campers
« Reply #24 on: November 28, 2015, 06:33:32 AM »
Navara - My Nav
Camper - My Camper
Barina - Her car
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