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    Another naming thread... TIA

    So... I have just gotten myself the cutest baby ever!!! Well, okay.. so maybe not, but he's pretty darn cute!!! He's a yearling and half-Appaloosa and half-trakehner. He's black with four white socks/stockings, a snip and a star, and white sprinkles on his butt. He's also slightly roman...foreheaded?!? It's cute!!!

    Anyways... he is registered with the ApHC and USDA as Wapz Doo Wap, and Doo Wap respectively. His Dad is Wapuzzan (who is out of Wap Spotted, out of Wap Spot 2) and his Mom is Belen.

    I'm torn..... I'm not super fond of the name Wapz Doo Wap as I tend to go for the goofy, silly, play on word type names... like Flecken Awesome and Miss Behavior. However... it's not like it's horrible at all. And.... I've had him for a week and the only thing that pops out of my mouth is "Baby" and "Dewey". Which... he really sorta does seem like a Dewey.

    He's awfully smart, awfully curious and independent, but totally chill and calm. A "thinker" so to speak. He's super good and does all the things a good baby should (thanks to his last owners!) and is really just a good little guy. But he's not super goofy like Fleck (at least not yet) and he's not independent like Roany in that he's aloof... Just you exploring instead of grazing, and playing around the barn in the tack trunks and such.

    So.....I know that technically I can register him as anything with the USEA and I have some time, but....I don't want to start calling him Dewey and then decide later that I have a different name. I guess part of me says to just stick with Dewey cause it's cute and suits him and Wapz Doo Wap is a decent name. But...part of me wants a fun name!!! I thought about "super sonic" cause it sorta goes with "flecken awesome", but.. he's just not a sonic.

    So... any ideas?! Or should I just stick with Dewey? Oh and..Whopper was another potential name if I stuck with Doo Wap, but he seems much more of a Dewey than a Whopper.

    And...cause I can't help but show him off!!!! (which is probably the more likely reason for this thread than actually REALLY wanting name help...) Here's his pics!!!!

    Thanks! - you can see the "appy look" in this one

    What a cutie!

    The first think that popped to mind was Dewey Dewey Doo (could be a play on Doobie Doobie Doo or, if you prefer, Scooby, Scooby, Doo).
    When life gives you lemons. . .say &%^# you lemons! And throw those lemons back in life's face so that it will be afraid of you and won't try that crap again!


      dewey decimal


        Original Poster

        Thanks guys. Though I think if I stick with Dewey, I'll stick with Wapz Doo Wap. I'm not a huge fan of Dewey enough to name him a show name from it, but like it well enough to name him that if I stick with Doo Wap.
        Does that make sense/!?

        Anyways... thanks Keep em' coming!

        although... we did joke about "Dewey wanna jump?" and "Dewey wanna trot nicely?" etc etc




            Dewey, Cheatem and Howe

            Baby Huey

            He's cuuuuute. But I still think Fleck is cuter!


              Dew-Dew? No. I always liked the older horse names like Neptune, Jupiter, and the like. Noble names. NOT like my COTH name!
              The ants are my friends. And they're blowin' in the wind.


                Original Poster

                Thanks Ellebeaux!! I'll make sure to tell Fleck. His pride is a bit touchy


                  ha very cute!!
                  maybe "Mountain Dew"
                  for some reason i like "To Beat The Sun"
                  "white Dotte"
                  "A Snip Of Fate"
                  "Shooting Star"
                  "Dewing Great"
                  sorry if they dont help


                    I LOVE Doo Wap (but isnt it Du-Wop?). And Dewey. And I LOVE him!!! He is such a great cross, I love the sporty foundation appies, and think they make a great cross on WBs and TBs for sporthorses. Just awesome. Im so jealous!


                      very cute

                      and the first thing that came to mind when I saw him was
                      "Wet Paint"


                        I like the name Dewey, and then perhaps "Do the Dew" or something like that? He's a cutie though!
                        "People ask me 'will I remember them if I make it'. I ask them 'will you remember me if I don't?'"


                          Doo Tell
                          Monkey See Monkey Doo
                          Doo Drops (and hopefully he will do drops!)
                          Wap Z Daisy
                          Wapz Up?
                          Wap,Paper, Scissors (this one's weird, I know!)

                          Got Milk?


                            Stick with just the USDA Doo Wap, then call him Dewey from that name! The other name that came to mind from Doo Wap was either Hanson (although I know that's Mmmbop, they kindof sound alike) or Motown. If I were trying to announce his name I'd have a terrible time with the "wapz" part... he's presh though!


                              Oh My- He is so darn cute! Love the pic of your baby and Fleck.

                              Lots of great suggestions already!

                              I love your play on words theme like Flecken Awesome...maybe something with Speck in it? and use

                              "Specktor" for a nickname....

                              Chief InSpecktor


                              Speck of Fun

                              Soaring Speck-tacle

                              Grand/Splendid/Sublime Specktacle (spectacle)

                              (Don't know if speck is a common name with Appy's or not...)

                              Good Luck!


                                Got some more for you...
                                I do love the previous poster's SpeckTacular. I think anything with speck is cute especially since it rhymes with Fleck. You could even play with it with the word "expect"
                                Great Exspecktations
                                Totally Unexspeckted
                                Better Than Exspeckted

                                Also going back to my other suggestion of Splash. All of his white makes me think of paint/water...and because he's soooo flashy...
                                Splish Splash
                                Flash Flood
                                Splash Me/ Flash Me (ha ha)

                                Using spot(probably unoriginal)
                                Spot to Trot
                                Spotlight (off of kookicat's website)
                                Spot On " "


                                  'Specktor Gadget?
                                  Big Idea Eventing


                                    Dew Drop call him Dewey

                                    Hard Candy
                                    Crack N me up
                                    Imagine That
                                    Frequent Flyer
                                    All Ryled up (call him Rylie)
                                    All Decked out
                                    Ever so Clever
                                    He's all that
                                    Nothing but Naughty
                                    On the Spot
                                    He's a playboy (player)
                                    Tuff Enuff (Tuff)
                                    Under the Influence
                                    Last Laugh
                                    Horses aren't our whole life, but makes our life whole


                                      In The Still of the Night ... (Doo Wap Doo Wahhh.. ) Couldn't resist.

                                      He's a cutie pie!

                                      Doo Wap Dude ? Just popped into my head.

                                      I still love Fleck though.
                                      2016 RRP Makeover Competitor


                                        Frosted Do (like a 'frosted' hairdo) i know, a little strange.
                                        Whip On Top
                                        Do It All (instead of Know It All, you said he's a thinker)

                                        and i can't help myself....Wazzaap?! i know, terrible.
                                        Day Care, Preschool, Grade School, High School, College, Job: When do I get to PLAY??