Why is'nt FileTrip, FileTemp or something?

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Nov 22, 2011
  1. philip11
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    just wondering why fileTrip
     


  2. haddad

    Member haddad GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    Cuz its cooler that way :P
     
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    Not Really
     
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    Member Ron somehow a weeb now.

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    Because it just is.

    Not much of a reason, but there ya go.
     
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    Okay I did not expect to get a real awnser but good enough.
     
  6. emigre

    Member emigre Has complex motives

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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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    It's a secret code, have you not worked it out yet?
     
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    lol but really I have figured out quite a few passwords before if it was I would know.
     
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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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    Also if they call GBAtemp that then they will be afraid that it's a temporary GBA.
     
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    Because it was
     
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    Because it's FileTripping?
     
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    /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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    or we don't have to use the temp gimmick t the end of everything ? :#
     
  18. Ammako

    Member Ammako GBAtemp Guru

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    Therefore, it should be called "3DSperm"
     
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    Global Moderator 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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