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Subject: Need a name for the obiquitius super-fuel rss

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Okay here's the details: In the big story of future war Sol System has been colonized using a combination of Oxygen resources and a new type of radioactive uranium type element discovered and mined in the outer planets (Saturn and Jupiter's moons most notably)

It is a fissionable source of great energy that can be used to manipulate gravity (which as well as anti-grav allows teleport jumps of ships from planet to planet). Basically it is super anti-matter.

I'm calling this stuff 'Kimium" but I think it is kind of lame. The explorer who found it had a last name of "Kim".

What would you call it?
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"Liquid Schwartz"

Oops, that's been taken...

Maybe a play on it's gravity-manipulating properties? "Graviton"?
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Saturnium


Callistium


Hyperium
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Hmmm.. "Jovium"?
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Jovium sounds like something that makes you happy
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Olvenskol wrote:
Beer


"Beer levels are dangerously low, Sir!"

"Dammit, revert from life-support then."
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Oof, were you trying for ubiquitous? Meaning found everywhere?
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Rokkr wrote:
Oof, were you trying for ubiquitous? Meaning found everywhere?


I just mean the super-fuel found in most spacer sci-fi, like Dilithium and such.
 
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Ganymedium.

Ganymede is a moon of Jupiter, and the name comes from Greek mythology, as the name of the boy who served as Jove's cup-bearer. So if it's a fuel, I like the cup-bearing connection.
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Del_Esau wrote:
and mined in the outer planets (Saturn and Jupiter's moons most notably)


The 4 largest moons of Jupiter are called the Galilean moons, since they were discovered by Galileo. Call the new element Galileum in his honor.

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mrorwell wrote:
Del_Esau wrote:
and mined in the outer planets (Saturn and Jupiter's moons most notably)


The 4 largest moons of Jupiter are called the Galilean moons, since they were discovered by Galileo. Call the new element Galileum in his honor.



How does "Gallium" sound?
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Already an element

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gallium
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Ionol
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Themistol (Themisto is a moon of Jupiter)
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Trotonium?

edit: that's a bit out-system though
 
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Tritonium?
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You can fuel all of the people all of the time?
Ubiqitum.

Or Nirvanium.
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Use a variation of some famous authors.

Bovium
Besterite
Pohlium
Vernium

You get the idea.
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Auntie Mather

A scientist finds a 200 year old Christmas fruitcake in his attic.

The dessert was baked by his Aunt Edna Mather.

After running some tests the intrepid scientist discovers that the antique fruitcake has mutated into a powerful energy source. He scours a collection of old cookbooks left to the local historical society by Auntie Mather and discovers an award-winning Betty Crocker recipe from 1957.

The government churns out hundreds of "Auntie Mather" desserts in a top-secret laboratory. This is the dawn of a new era of energy independence.

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I think I might go with Tritonium.
 
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"Kim" is actually a good nickname for the stuff. In the grittier SF movies I've seen (not that they make 'em anymore!) the miners would have a different name for what they were mining versus its official name.

If it's a "corp" game with an Asian corporation, Kimium is a fine name. You could also name the stuff after the university, corporation, or sponsor behind the finding. You need $$$ in funding for ore research, I assume!
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Sam and Max wrote:
"Kim" is actually a good nickname for the stuff. In the grittier SF movies I've seen (not that they make 'em anymore!) the miners would have a different name for what they were mining versus its official name.

If it's a "corp" game with an Asian corporation, Kimium is a fine name. You could also name the stuff after the university, corporation, or sponsor behind the finding. You need $$$ in funding for ore research, I assume!


That's a pretty good idea.

"Hey man, we got 200 kilos of Kim in the storage deck. What you offering?"

"Give us the Tritonium for a million a kilo."
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