Why is'nt FileTrip, FileTemp or something?

Discussion in 'General Off-Topic Chat' started by philip11, Nov 22, 2011.

  1. philip11
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    philip11 GBAtemp Fan

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    just wondering why fileTrip
     
  2. haddad

    haddad GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    Cuz its cooler that way :P
     
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  3. philip11
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    philip11 GBAtemp Fan

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    Not Really
     
  4. Ron

    Ron somehow a weeb now.

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    Because it just is.

    Not much of a reason, but there ya go.
     
  5. philip11
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    philip11 GBAtemp Fan

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    Okay I did not expect to get a real awnser but good enough.
     
  6. emigre

    emigre Oh Jeremy Corbyn

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    The idea came to Costello when he was having an acid trip. That's why it's called filetrip.
     
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  7. SifJar

    SifJar Not a pirate

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    It's a secret code, have you not worked it out yet?
     
  8. philip11
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    philip11 GBAtemp Fan

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    lol but really I have figured out quite a few passwords before if it was I would know.
     
  9. prowler

    prowler Sony

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    You're going on a trip to get a file.

    FileTemp makes no sense and just scares people into thinking the files are going to be there temporarily aka GBAtemp 2002.
     
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    That was very well put.
     
  11. philip11
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    philip11 GBAtemp Fan

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    Also if they call GBAtemp that then they will be afraid that it's a temporary GBA.
     
  12. prowler

    prowler Sony

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    Because it was
     
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  13. Gahars

    Gahars Bakayaro Banzai

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    Because it's FileTripping?
     
  14. DarkStriker

    DarkStriker GBAtemp's Kpop lover!

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    Wasted 10 min of my life reading history of GBAtemp
     
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  15. YayMii

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    that place
    /facepalm
    Back in 2002, GBAtemp was a site that would temporarily host the latest GBA ROMs. Those times have passed, but the name stayed the same for the sake of community.
    If they called it Filetemp it would signify that the site would have the same premise (hosting files temporarily), so they went for a more tasteful name.
     
  16. Costello

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    this name was chosen by both me and Shaun when we designed the site, but I can't remember why we went for FileTrip over FileTemp, maybe the domain was already registered at the time.
    or maybe its what prowler said
     
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  17. Valwin

    Valwin The Neautral Gamer

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    or we don't have to use the temp gimmick t the end of everything ? :#
     
  18. Ammako

    Ammako GBAtemp Guru

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    Therefore, it should be called "3DSperm"
     
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  19. ProtoKun7

    ProtoKun7 GBAtemp Time Lord Regenerations: 3

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    Because the files are left all over the floor and someone's bound to fall over them at some point.
     
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  20. Ammako

    Ammako GBAtemp Guru

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