Alpha Entertainment files trademarks for 5 potential XFL Seattle team names

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Re: Alpha Entertainment files trademarks for 5 potential XFL Seattle team names

Post by MikeMitchell » Thu Jun 27, 2019 1:37 pm

Dynamofan1 wrote:
Thu Jun 27, 2019 1:20 pm
My 2 cents:
Dragons has the potential for best logo and uniform imo.
Sea Dragons
Emerald Dragons don't work for me becuz it's too long to enunciate.
Force
Wild
Surge
These could be used for any team in any sport. So I don't like them.
Seattle Dragons seems best coming off the tongue to me.
On a scale of 1 to 10, 10 being BEST and 1 being PLEASE SHOOT ME. I'd give it a 5.
It’s funny. Greg Parks posted on Twitter that he liked all the names but didn’t like the way, Seattle Dragons sounds. These things are very subjective.

On a number scale of 1-10. I’g go;

Surge- 7
Dragons- 7
Force- 5
Fury- 5
Wild- 4

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Re: Alpha Entertainment files trademarks for 5 potential XFL Seattle team names

Post by Andibald » Thu Jun 27, 2019 1:43 pm

Looks like Seattle Surge was an early hopeful for the NHL team...with mostly empty facebook and twitter pages.
https://twitter.com/SeattleSurge?fbclid ... rwTLYovI
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Re: Alpha Entertainment files trademarks for 5 potential XFL Seattle team names

Post by Tank55 » Thu Jun 27, 2019 2:08 pm

Shooter McGav1n wrote:
Thu Jun 27, 2019 1:12 pm
SeattleWild.com is available for purchase, so I think we can narrow this down to 4. Also, I wouldn’t be totally surprised if it was none of these 5 names.
You'd be doing the league a favor. I'm in for $5.

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Re: Alpha Entertainment files trademarks for 5 potential XFL Seattle team names

Post by Sounder » Thu Jun 27, 2019 2:14 pm

I can live with Dragons of the names listed here........I have to because I hate the others.

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Re: Alpha Entertainment files trademarks for 5 potential XFL Seattle team names

Post by GregParks » Thu Jun 27, 2019 2:15 pm

Yeah, Dragons isn't my favorite. Just don't feel like it rolls off the tongue. I kinda like Fury and Wild. But I'm willing to take the "L" on this if it's Dragons if many others like it. At this point, I'd rather have the majority like one of the names even if I don't, since opinions on team names tend to be very strong (and usually very negative).
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Re: Alpha Entertainment files trademarks for 5 potential XFL Seattle team names

Post by MikeMitchell » Thu Jun 27, 2019 2:21 pm

GregParks wrote:
Thu Jun 27, 2019 2:15 pm
Yeah, Dragons isn't my favorite. Just don't feel like it rolls off the tongue. I kinda like Fury and Wild. But I'm willing to take the "L" on this if it's Dragons if many others like it. At this point, I'd rather have the majority like one of the names even if I don't, since opinions on team names tend to be very strong (and usually very negative).
Usually very negative is spot on. I am in the camp that branding, logos and colors can enhance a name. It’s all subjective. There’s always an argument to be made for or against any particular team name. Since most names illicit mixed opinions.

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Re: Alpha Entertainment files trademarks for 5 potential XFL Seattle team names

Post by Shooter McGav1n » Thu Jun 27, 2019 5:54 pm

Andibald wrote:
Thu Jun 27, 2019 1:36 pm
MikeMitchell wrote:
Thu Jun 27, 2019 1:17 pm
Shooter McGav1n wrote:
Thu Jun 27, 2019 1:12 pm
SeattleWild.com is available for purchase, so I think we can narrow this down to 4. Also, I wouldn’t be totally surprised if it was none of these 5 names.
That’s always a possibility. What’s unique about the filing, is that it’s from nearly two weeks ago. It’s not rare for leagues or franchises to trademark multiple names. It’s rare for the trademark filing, to take two weeks to be posted.
I'm kinda hoping for "non of the above" and wouldn't be surprised either. The names seem very generic. Maybe (no trademark expertise) they were released to the public early because they have been ruled out and/or to create some buzz.
That’s what i’m thinking, Vince has spent decades as a promoter and storyteller. What’s better in wrestling than a good heel turn or plot twist? He gives people a bunch of Luke warm names and the does the surprise reveal. I’m not saying that will happen, but like I said, I wouldn’t be surprised.

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Re: Alpha Entertainment files trademarks for 5 potential XFL Seattle team names

Post by Dynamofan1 » Thu Jun 27, 2019 7:30 pm

In today's digital 5G world ,with so many important pieces of info being leaked,I can see this as disinformation. It's possible. But I think Seattle is tricky because of the NHL buzz and ideas for hockey team names.

Wild is a hockey name in Minnesota right?
Surge
Fury I suppose with great logo and uniform designs could be ok. I guess I like Dragons best simply becuz it's not as common.

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Re: Alpha Entertainment files trademarks for 5 potential XFL Seattle team names

Post by Dynamofan1 » Thu Jun 27, 2019 7:31 pm

I am curious what you guys think of the name Los Angeles Lobos?

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Re: Alpha Entertainment files trademarks for 5 potential XFL Seattle team names

Post by johnnyangryfuzzball » Thu Jun 27, 2019 8:37 pm

Shooter McGav1n wrote:
Thu Jun 27, 2019 5:54 pm
Andibald wrote:
Thu Jun 27, 2019 1:36 pm
MikeMitchell wrote:
Thu Jun 27, 2019 1:17 pm


That’s always a possibility. What’s unique about the filing, is that it’s from nearly two weeks ago. It’s not rare for leagues or franchises to trademark multiple names. It’s rare for the trademark filing, to take two weeks to be posted.
I'm kinda hoping for "non of the above" and wouldn't be surprised either. The names seem very generic. Maybe (no trademark expertise) they were released to the public early because they have been ruled out and/or to create some buzz.
That’s what i’m thinking, Vince has spent decades as a promoter and storyteller. What’s better in wrestling than a good heel turn or plot twist? He gives people a bunch of Luke warm names and the does the surprise reveal. I’m not saying that will happen, but like I said, I wouldn’t be surprised.
I wouldn't rule that out... but it seems that a lot of things we would think Vince would do with a league like this, he hasn't really done. Vince hasn't really had a hand in a lot of decisions so far; he's let Luck handle things, and as someone noted before, a lot of these follow the NFL Europe "singular team name" template (even borrowing the Surge name from the old Sacramento team).

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