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Cacique Caribe08 Mar 2018 1:06 p.m. PST

1) Yes*
2) No. They'd be angered.
3) No. They couldn't care less.

Would they see it as an insult or an honor that we named their Bleeped text-like vessel/probe "Oumuamua"?

* Maybe we could trick them into thinking it's the name of an illustrious leader on Earth. What a great start to honest relations between our species that would be! :)
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Micman Supporting Member of TMP08 Mar 2018 1:17 p.m. PST

3 because we would be in trouble if they did care.

Cacique Caribe08 Mar 2018 1:29 p.m. PST

They might if all of a sudden they were known everywhere in the universe as the Oumuamuanians, or something like that, thanks to us.

And what if "Oumuamua" means something bad to them?


Legion 408 Mar 2018 2:03 p.m. PST

Well if they are real aliens they have a universal translater and can understand Hawaiian …

Zephyr108 Mar 2018 2:51 p.m. PST

" the name of an illustrious leader on Earth."

Would that be… Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow…? ;-)

JimSelzer Supporting Member of TMP09 Mar 2018 1:38 a.m. PST


Cacique Caribe09 Mar 2018 6:51 a.m. PST

LOL. Legion, do all aliens have a universal translator now?

Zephyr1, maybe it's really pronounced Oh-mwah-mwah, like something out of a Charlie Brown cartoon. If so, then maybe the full name is Boom Boom Chick Oh-mwah-mwah, a great kahuna according to some of his faithful.

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Oh wait. On second thought, Boom Boom might not be a good name for an asteroid … or a spaceship for that matter.


Personal logo StoneMtnMinis Supporting Member of TMP09 Mar 2018 7:57 a.m. PST

OK. You guys are having waaaaay too much fun with this topic.

You would almost think you were having it on with global warming. grin

zoneofcontrol Inactive Member09 Mar 2018 9:50 a.m. PST


Would that be Oumuamua-made Global Warming?

Cacique Caribe09 Mar 2018 1:43 p.m. PST

I don't see how that 1300-foot long poop-like thing could affect us from so far away but, what the heck, thanks a lot Oumuamua!


Legion 410 Mar 2018 8:17 a.m. PST

Legion, do all aliens have a universal translator now?
All the ones I talk to do … or over wise … well we couldn't. Talk that is … evil grin

Boom Chicka Wow Wow !


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