group name taken...

category: general [glöplog]
Well, 2/3 members of the group I'm in have decided to change the group name...

Upon further research...

The name is already being "used" by some sort of "warez" group...

Should we avoid using this name?

It's not a major warez group and I don't even think they are active anymore...

Sorry, it is kind of a silly question...

But the group thought I should ask...

added on the 2006-02-22 01:53:27 by ghostless ghostless
As a personal experience, we only got to know that both an Amiga and a warez group called Conspiracy exists after we released our first intro. (There's also a dutch Quake3 clan Conspiracy who we are friends with, kinda :)

I guess you should just make something more memorable than the warez group - you can rightfully claim the name if you live up to it better :)
added on the 2006-02-22 02:02:36 by Gargaj Gargaj
yes, listen to gargaj, try "fairlight".
or "razor 1911" if you dont feel so powerful :DDD
added on the 2006-02-22 02:10:37 by apricot apricot
Okay, good advice, thanks =)
added on the 2006-02-22 02:10:52 by ghostless ghostless
I wonder if it's a good thing to live up to the name "Conspiracy" better than Amiga and warez groups...? :-)
added on the 2006-02-22 02:21:33 by havoc havoc
added on the 2006-02-22 03:27:20 by jeenio jeenio
i'm sorry for this post.. but Gargaj noticed a bug in pouet (really!!! a bug in pouet?!!? WTF!?!?) which was in the bbs.php the last post was by Navis, and in topic.php there was no post by Navis.

just so you know.
added on the 2006-02-22 03:29:32 by jeenio jeenio
I think the classy thing to do is to find another name, because you risk having to explain/defend yourselves at every step you take.
added on the 2006-02-22 04:44:41 by Caradhraz Caradhraz
I remember having talked to a couple of dumb asses on #orion, asking for keygens. Fortunately, the "orion" warez group seemed to be good at it, so eventual leechers were rare and quite satisfied with their productions.

A massive advantage of an existing warez group with the same name as your demogroup : you could rip their nice logos, if needed ;)
added on the 2006-02-22 06:53:15 by willbe willbe
So you're pirating the logos from the warez groups? You can't do that... the warez-ascii-artist need to LIVE from their income with warezgroup-logos!
added on the 2006-02-22 07:33:29 by jua jua
if you go for it, atleast mention in the infofiles or webpage that you're not the same group. "just so you know"
added on the 2006-02-22 09:23:03 by psenough psenough
heh there was tnt keygen group and tnt ansigroup. and there is paradox (da original) and then some paradox french st group :))
added on the 2006-02-22 10:51:58 by uns3en_ uns3en_
Take the name and "translate" it into another language by keeping the existing letters. MadMan (too much to count) -> MadenMann (pretty unique, only some lame gamer arse is using that one).
only some lame gamer arse is using that one

I didn't know you play games?

added on the 2006-02-22 12:42:50 by Shifter Shifter