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    Cyburbian Tom R's avatar
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    "Pet" names for developers AIB Planning terms that you coined.

    Here are a couple of "Pet" names for developers I have crossed paths with:
    The Weasel
    Jabba-the-Hut (A perfect description.) I'm sure there are more out there.
    WALSTIB

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    Slightly off-topic: names for famous applicants:
    Cider-Boy
    The Tower Nazis
    Gonzo
    Do you want to pet my monkey?

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    Money Grubbing Hoe!!
    Looking for Sanity
    In this Crazy Land Of Ours

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    The Dutch Mafia
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    Oh yeah....

    Barney Rubble- For both a board member and developer
    Little Man "insert first name"- For developers of short stature and/or limited creativity
    Darth "insert last name"- Anyone who seems evil
    Skilled Adoxographer

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    Napoleon: short developer who refused to speak to any women in the Planning Dept.

    Mr Plaid: old developer who wore plaid coats and wanted to hug all the women in the office

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    Oh boy These are just the ones I can name.

    Stinky Homeless Developer Guy He lived in a stationwagon with his long time drinking buddy, owned land, and visited our office monthly. He actually could have developed his land and made a profit if he had not blown his brain away with booze and body odor.

    Ostritch Boots *Last Name* He wore boots made out of ostritch.

    Cracky McRealtor He has some sort of amphetimine or crackish habit. He is always looking to cut a deal.

    Ms. Formerly Nice Hooters A well past her prime realtor/devloper who insists on giving you cleavage shots you don't want because those boobs used to get her some sweet deals in the 70's.

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    Waterpark Boy: a guy who has a dream of building a waterpark in our community. He has a piece of land picked out (although the owner has said he's never talked to the guy) and a notebook full of pictures and magazine/catalog cutouts of the rides that will be in the park. Shows up every 3 to 4 months.

    Clueless Bob: has developed a couple of subdivisions, but the process, conditions and board actions always have to be explained to him...repeatedly.

    Your Friend:
    we call him this to the subdivision administrator just because he showed up every/every other day in the office when he has a project going on - builds low ball stuff and doesn't respond to complaints by the residents once the lot is sold, so we get to act as a go between on many occassions.
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    Tomato Head
    Giggles
    Sausage Fingers
    Lex Luther

    man, I know there are more but I can't think of them right now.

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    The only one we have is Ted Bundy because he looks like Ted did. We called his development "Bundy Heights" before he finally came up with a name for it.

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    Captain Obvious
    The Bear Maker
    Big Dog
    Over Lord
    Drinky Drinkerston
    When Jesus said "love your enemies", he probably didn't mean kill them.

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    Mr. Hat - Insists on wearing a Stetson indoors & out in an area where baseball caps rule. Not from any remotely cowboy-esque state - native born!
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    Developers have names for planners, as well!

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    Quote Originally posted by gkmo62u View post
    Developers have names for planners, as well!
    I'm sure they do. Like "Sir", "Ma'am", "Master", etc.
    I'm sorry. Is my bias showing?

    Let's not be didactic in this profession, because that is a path to disillusion and irrelevancy.

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    Call me odd, but I really never had any pet names for developers.

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    I have someone I call @sshat. Short and to the point. I don't share it at work, though.

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