SR - Late Entry
bmartin at origin.ea.com
Mon Aug 9 07:02:40 PDT 1999
Why is there a huge rush to get a name??
If there are "many southerners without a name with which they are satisfied"
then inquire them to vote none of the above. Have this round of votes be a
"primary" to narrow the selections. Continue to have a write in campaign.
If the majority of voters do not like any of the current suggestion, than
Don't force a name because it got more votes than any others(if there are
more "none of the aboves"
Remember, the name chosen will be with us for a long time. Lets make sure
its a popular name.
>> While I disagree that there is a huge rush to get a name (we've been at
this process for months,
>> and have been discussing the topic for nearly a year), I do think that if
the majority of the
>> people aren't happy with any of the names, then they should vote for none
of the above.
>> On the other hand, who says that there is a huge number of people who
don't like any of the
>> names? We've seen one email crop up with a suggestion for a late entry
because the author of
>> said email didn't care for the selection of names. Does that mean that
the majority of
>> southerners don't like any of the names? I doubt it.
>> I like the suggestion above for people who don't like the names, but
let's not over react and to
>> assume that we're going to get stuck with a name that we hate because of
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