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Author Topic: Whats in a Name? (BUS NAMES)  (Read 3599 times)
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« on: August 16, 2009, 09:32:07 AM »

So, how did your BUS get her/his name?
Our bus is called Mrs. Jones. Christi said that I was spending more time with the Bus then her and it was kind of like the song I recored on my 1st album "Me & Mrs. Jones". Grin How about yours? M&C
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Master Mason, Noble Shriner
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« Reply #1 on: August 16, 2009, 09:40:44 AM »

I have named my bus many times but none are fit to print here.  Grin  Grin
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« Reply #2 on: August 16, 2009, 09:44:51 AM »

Thats what I was thinking, I've called my bus many things over the past few years lol.
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« Reply #3 on: August 16, 2009, 09:45:50 AM »

 Grin Grin Come on Rick, give us the story of "Airbag".
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« Reply #4 on: August 16, 2009, 10:07:56 AM »

My wife calls ours "The Other Woman"  Tom Y
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« Reply #5 on: August 16, 2009, 11:02:30 AM »

Ours is called "Dreamscape"

Dream - A dream of mine since I was young to own one.

scape - A rolling home to travel and see this great country.

"Dreamscape" will be lettered on front cap, destination sign area.

"Eagle" is already on the front bumper.

"R-BUS" newly ordered TX license plate.

Dreamscape Eagle R-BUS.

Works for us! Wink

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« Reply #6 on: August 16, 2009, 11:07:17 AM »

Dieter is the name of our bus.  Lisa named it in the first couple of days.  She said, "big strong and German" its got to be Dieter.  I was really happy she didn't say Arnold.

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« Reply #7 on: August 16, 2009, 11:11:27 AM »

Well ok Here it goes!
#727 = '85 MCI 96A3 my sister just started calling it "Gus" on day and now it is "Gus the Bus"
#722 = '95 Setra S217 it was our first 45'er and everyone called it the "Big Bus" (it really looks bigger)
#737 = '95 Setra S215 everybody called the little white bus so it's "Lil' Bus"
#742 = '05 Setra S417 classiest bus on the market so it is "Touch of Class"
#747 = '05 Setra S417 unit # says it all! So it is "Jet Airliner"
#50 = '97 Dina Viaggo 1000 and our old bus cleaner couldn't get it right and called it "Dino" instead of Dina
#717 = '91 Setra S215 (which is identical to my ol' '89 that everyone called "Hotrod") so it's "Hotrod II"
Grin  BK  Grin

Oh yeah the '05 Setra S417 we have on loan from Setra right now is solid white and we call it "Casper"
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« Reply #8 on: August 16, 2009, 11:12:58 AM »

Mine has been "TOYBOX" since I had my 4104 (1986).

Before that, I traveled extensively all over the country in my job.  My travel trailer at the time was called "Destiny's Plaything"
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« Reply #9 on: August 16, 2009, 11:19:50 AM »

Mine is called Maggie, after Maggie Zene, the avatar character on my main website

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« Reply #10 on: August 16, 2009, 11:43:57 AM »

     Sofar...Sogood  came from my standard answer when anyone asks how the bus is coming along. At first I would explain what I was doing and why. That was usually met with blank stares and confusion. So I just say so far so good.
      Also, she has gone so far (about 3 mil. miles) and been so good...Cable
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« Reply #11 on: August 16, 2009, 01:30:08 PM »

We call our bus Bob after Bob Seger

We are running against the wind

Older now and still running against the wind

and it didn't make any sense to call it the wind LOL

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« Reply #12 on: August 16, 2009, 03:35:20 PM »

I wanted to call our bus "Miss Jones" as in "Have you met miss jones". jazz standard tune.  Great lyrics, very appropriate.


"And then I said, Miss Jones, you're a girl who understands
I'm a man who must be free.
And all at once I lost my breath, and all at once was scared to death,
And all at once I owned the earth and sky."

Thanks, Frank, Robbie, and Ella, and of course, Messers. Rogers and Hart.  If that's not driving a big old bus across the country, I don't know what is.

But it hasn't stuck.  My wife calls it "Big Red", after BB Kings tour bus in the 1950's, only problem is it isn't red.  Does have a red star on the side, though...

Brian
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« Reply #13 on: August 16, 2009, 03:43:11 PM »

Our bus was named "IGGY" when We got Her!  We have renamed Her "fuelish Pleasure" a name We got from Bob and Deb Baldwin when They decided to leave Dreamcatcher on Their bus.  Some of the other names are not good for public airing.  I was soaped up in a Wally world parking lot and when I needed water I heard the pump quit and I came up with a few interesting names, LOL.  Regards John
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« Reply #14 on: August 16, 2009, 04:20:21 PM »

"Endeavor Is what the destination sign reads now! My wife and I have been on the rd 2 years w/ a 5er and it's been one hell of a trip! figure if things go as well(Sarcastically) with the bus it should be one crazy undertaking!
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