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PostSubject: New Club Name...   Wed Jul 12, 2017 12:21 pm

Greetings Guys!

So as per on going discussions we are at the point of putting a new club name out there. Our main reason is so that we can create a new website (Big Mike) that will be kept more current and just generally update other things like the logo. We will be designing a logo that will allow the 3 current and future fields (possibly Montreal and Calgary) to be incorporated into the master logo.

We do want to keep the CanAm element of the title since that is what we are known around the world as so to that end we have come up with either:

CanAm R/C Tank Brigade
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R/C CanAm Tank Brigade

Of course we are open to other suggestions of course! We would like to put the new name to rest in a month or so so we can begin the logo design and the change over to the forum and work on the new website. 

Open to all comments and questions...

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PostSubject: Re: New Club Name...   Wed Jul 12, 2017 4:26 pm

Can-Am needs to stay in the beginning.
I do not mind CanAm R/C Tank Brigade
So my suggestions/variations that play with the last two words...

Can-Am RCAC? Radio Control Armoured Corps. (A play off the Royal Canadian Armoured Corps).
Can-Am R/C AFV Armoured Fighting Vehicles
Can-Am R/C Steel Battalion
Can-Am R/C Armour Division

Fields can be designated
CanAm Battlefield - Kitchener, Mississauga, Montreal, etc...


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PostSubject: Re: New Club Name...   Wed Jul 12, 2017 4:32 pm

Oh, I like CanAmRCAC.... thumbs up thumbs up thumbs up

Except change remote to Radio Controlled. We don't have wires...  Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: New Club Name...   Wed Jul 12, 2017 4:47 pm

dgsselkirk wrote:
Oh, I like CanAmRCAC.... thumbs up thumbs up thumbs up

Except change remote to Radio Controlled. We don't have wires...  Very Happy
Remote doesn't necessarily mean wires... We basically Teletank (Yes it was a real thing in WW II)

Whatever R/C stands for today Smile
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PostSubject: Re: New Club Name...   Wed Jul 12, 2017 7:00 pm

I suggest Can-Am RC Armoured Corps
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PostSubject: Re: New Club Name...   Wed Jul 12, 2017 7:57 pm

I like CARCAC. Maybe we can do a survey and then end up with Tanky McTankFace....  :-)
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PostSubject: Re: New Club Name...   Thu Jul 13, 2017 11:11 am

O.K. we will give it another week for names and then we will put it to a poll...  Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: New Club Name...   Thu Jul 13, 2017 11:29 am

To go with Tank McTankFace

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PostSubject: Re: New Club Name...   Thu Jul 13, 2017 11:34 am

Sorry, no SS references please... russian

Mike C's swap Meet is pretty good though...

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PostSubject: Re: New Club Name...   Thu Jul 13, 2017 7:46 pm

Any new name works for me , as long as we get off this dinasour site , lol , time to get some fellow tankers thruout canada and the world to jump in on recent and general discussions with us , correct me if I'm wrong .
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PostSubject: Re: New Club Name...   Thu Jul 13, 2017 7:52 pm

Forgot to mention , stinger did an awsome job building this original site , and promoting
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PostSubject: Re: New Club Name...   Thu Jul 13, 2017 9:50 pm

dgsselkirk wrote:
Sorry, no SS references please... russian

Mike C's swap Meet is pretty good though...
Not much of a swap meet when I keep asking for stuff that I gave away.
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PostSubject: Re: New Club Name...   Fri Jul 14, 2017 10:29 pm

Can-Am Armoured Corps RC
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PostSubject: Re: New Club Name...   Sat Jul 15, 2017 2:39 pm

Can-Am RC Tank Regiment
Can-Am RC Tank Brigade
Can-Am RC Tank Battalion
Can-Am RC Tank Division
Can-Am RC Tank Company
Can-Am RC Tank Force
Can-Am RC Tank Unit
Can-Am RC Tank Detachment

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PostSubject: Re: New Club Name...   Sat Jul 15, 2017 9:50 pm

What???  A new web site??
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PostSubject: Re: New Club Name...   Sun Jul 16, 2017 7:08 am

I actually really like Can-Am RCAC Razz

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PostSubject: Re: New Club Name...   Mon Jul 17, 2017 11:43 am

I don't think we really need a survey, pretty much everyone has the same idea CanAm RC something so in keeping with a Canadian theme since eventually just after WW II it was RCAC so lets go with: 

CanAm R/C Armoured Corps or CanAm RCAC for short...


All those in favour please aye! 


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PostSubject: Re: New Club Name...   Mon Jul 17, 2017 1:20 pm

I’ll have to go with nay.

The name should be able to roll of the tongue easily. This way it’s easier to remember for potential new members.

I’ve been thinking about it, and the only reason a new name came up is so we can distance ourselves from Stinger’s website, that he won’t update or take down.

If we are not putting anything in front of Can-Am, there is really no reason to change the name we have now.  
What we have now is straight –forward and automatically tells you what this club is about.  I would just drop the word “International” from it.

Can-Am  - our name which we are global recognized as
R/C  -  what our hobby is
Tank  -  our field in our hobby
Club -  indicates that we are organization

Stinger’s website is “canamtankclub.com”, no mention of “RC”.   If we go with a new site like “can-amrctank.com” and a new logo, anyone who googles us should be able to tell which one is the club’s active site.

We can have the coolest name in the world, but if no one can remember it, what’s the point.

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PostSubject: Re: New Club Name...   Mon Jul 17, 2017 1:25 pm

LOL! I'm done, you guys figure it out, I have a field to build...

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PostSubject: Re: New Club Name...   Mon Jul 17, 2017 1:52 pm

Just kidding of course...  Razz Razz Razz

Derek has a point and to be honest I do like his name better...

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PostSubject: Re: New Club Name...   Mon Jul 17, 2017 2:27 pm

I not trying to drag it out, I just want make sure we have have a name that will be easy for people to remember.

We all ready know who we are and where to find info on the club.  If want new people to find us, then they are going to search using three of the keywords, "Can-Am", "RC" and "Tank".   As long as the name has those three words I'd be okay with whatever name picked.

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PostSubject: Re: New Club Name...   Mon Jul 17, 2017 2:34 pm

Its not a democracy......... Whoever runs the club, maintains the website etc. gets to call it whatever they want.

Whoever owns it (Stince/dgsselkirk ?) get to make the final call.
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PostSubject: Re: New Club Name...   Mon Jul 17, 2017 2:37 pm

MikeC wrote:
Its not a democracy......... Whoever runs the club, maintains the website etc. gets to call it whatever they want.

Whoever owns it (Stince/dgsselkirk ?) get to make the final call.

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PostSubject: Re: New Club Name...   Mon Jul 17, 2017 2:38 pm

I just run the forum, but we do need a new website.

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PostSubject: Re: New Club Name...   Mon Jul 17, 2017 2:40 pm

I honestly don't care what we name ourselves. I just suggested some names when asked. (I still think MikeC's Swap Meet works too).

Can someone PM me why we cannot have the ownership of the website shifted so that it can be updated (Stinger was last on the forum May 2016...)?


Honestly since the forum already has the name portion why not just go and use can-amrctankclub.com?
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