What Would You Name The 7 New Earth-Sized Planets?

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    What Would You Name The 7 New Earth-Sized Planets?

    I figured I'd post this in light of @Science Friction's thread about the 7 Earth-sized planets identified orbiting a dwarf star. If you were the individual in charge of naming them, what would you call them?
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    The star is called TRAPPIST-1. Let's name them after notable Trappists or the locations of Trappist Abbeys.

    De Rance
    Lestrange
    Wyert
    Merton
    Etc....

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    Sorry, but there is only one set of seven names that fits planets orbiting a dwarf star...

    Doc, Grumpy, Happy, Sleepy, Bashful, Sneezy, and Dopey

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    Quote Originally Posted by CincySportsFan View Post
    Sorry, but there is only one set of seven names that fits planets orbiting a dwarf star...

    Doc, Grumpy, Happy, Sleepy, Bashful, Sneezy, and Dopey
    No one can beat this. Awesomely appropriate!

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    Quote Originally Posted by True blue (and gold) View Post
    No one can beat this. Awesomely appropriate!
    Thank you. Of course my wife will say it's because I sometime have the maturity level of a 5 year old...but, I'll take it.

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    The orange-tinted one I would call "Trump."

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    Quote Originally Posted by Science Friction View Post
    The orange-tinted one I would call "Trump."
    But I know you'd rather call it Trump-TASTICK!

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    Chekov, Spock, Kirk, Sulu, Scotty, Uhura, McCoy.

    Unum, Duo, Tres, Quattor, Quinque, Sex, Septem.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Getslow View Post
    The star is called TRAPPIST-1. Let's name them after notable Trappists or the locations of Trappist Abbeys.

    De Rance
    Lestrange
    Wyert
    Merton
    Etc....
    Tip, Jeezy, La Flare... Am I doing this right?

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    The Bus, Lambert, Franco, Terry, Swannie, Troy, Hines.

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