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Collective noun for a group of Teslas

Discussion in 'Tesla, Inc.' started by vfx, Mar 23, 2009.

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Which are your favorite collective names for a group of Teslas?

  1. A Battery of Teslas

    16 vote(s)
    23.2%
  2. A Bolt of Teslas

    3 vote(s)
    4.3%
  3. A Charge of Teslas

    13 vote(s)
    18.8%
  4. A Coil of Teslas

    25 vote(s)
    36.2%
  5. A Current of Teslas

    3 vote(s)
    4.3%
  6. A Drive of Teslas

    1 vote(s)
    1.4%
  7. A Grin of Teslas

    6 vote(s)
    8.7%
  8. A Pack of Teslas

    7 vote(s)
    10.1%
  9. A Wave of Teslas

    2 vote(s)
    2.9%
  10. A Whisper of Teslas

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
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  1. vfx

    vfx Well-Known Member

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    #1 vfx, Mar 23, 2009
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    I believe we already covered this elsewhere but we now have to settle on a descriptor for a bunch of Teslas.

    ie: Pod for whales, murder for crows

    If we have not already covered this, it's worth a thread.
     
  2. Kevin Harney

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    I say a MW of Teslas :)
     
  3. DaveD

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    #3 DaveD, Mar 23, 2009
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    A throng of Teslas? A troop/troupe of them?

    Or how about a shock of Teslas? Actually, shock's etymology is: Middle English; akin to Middle High German schoc heap.
     
  4. TEG

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    Collection?
    Assemblage?
    Gaggle?
    Pack?
    Quantum ("A quantum of Tesla assembled at the track...")

    How about just part of the Tesla collective?
     
  5. TEG

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    Kevin would probably go for "A cabal of Tesla"
     
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    I might if I knew what a cabal was LOL
     
  7. doug

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    #7 doug, Mar 23, 2009
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    If someone can track down the previous posts where we discussed this topic, I can merge them with this thread here.


    The memorable ones from then were a "Torque or Teslas," which I don't like for its misuse of physics nomenclature, and a "Coil of Teslas," which I think is pretty good, but it makes them sound springy (not sure if that's good or bad).



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  8. DaveD

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    #8 DaveD, Mar 23, 2009
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    I'm A-OK with that one, said the guy with COIL as his personalized Roadster license plate...



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  9. TEG

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    "Most of the gassers fled as the cabal of Tesla arrived chanting 'race for pinks!' "
     
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    I like "a shock of Teslas", but here are some additional suggestions:

    a team of Teslas, or a teem of Teslas

    a flux of Teslas (esp. if they are driving past at high speed... :biggrin:)

    a shoal of Teslas

    a tachyon of Teslas ( Tachyon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia )

    a quiver of Teslas ( as in "a quiver of arrows...)

    a flight of Teslas

    a formation of Teslas

    a torrent of Teslas

    Ahh, I think that's enough from me...
     
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    A bolt of Teslas. (double pun: lightning & quick acceleration)
     
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    How about a charge of Teslas, as in cavalry.
     
  13. Kevin Harney

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    two Teslas have a Mw of power so I think a MW of Tesla's is good .... referring to more than two.
     
  14. SteveF

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    a Grin of Tesla's

    a Rush?
     
  15. TEG

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    Hmm, I can see how you would come up with that one!
    walt-disney-pictures-bolt-2008-bolt-gallery-logo-movie.jpg
     
  16. DaveD

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    Please, not that. We'll have He-Who-Loves-To-Be-Named getting all of the mileage out of that one that he can.
     
  17. TEG

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    Hmmm.... A "Rush" of "Tesla" fans?

    Are they car fans or heavy metal rock fans?

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  18. vfx

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    Wow. This thread brought them out of the woodwork.

    Not sure if we did this before. There was a similar thread were we tried naming the Model S.

    My votes are for

    A Charge of Teslas

    A Juice of Teslas

    A Coil of Teslas

    If I had to pick now it would be "Coil".

    :smile:
     
  19. SteveF

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    They can be both! But I hadn't considered the "he who loves to be named" drawback...

    After further consideration, although I still like "grin", I think either "bolt" or "charge" would do nicely.
     
  20. TEG

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    #20 TEG, Mar 23, 2009
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