Zero Sum Gain?

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  1. 2HBStrat

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    Is Zero Sum Gain a good band name? If not what would be?
     
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    IMHO, no.
    But I play for a band called the Bedlam House Band so whaddya whaddya?!?

    (For a while we were Firetruck - because it starts with F and ends with Uck: you can have that one if you like!)
     
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    Maybe just Zero Sum
     
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    Depends on what you are going for. I would look over these Sci Fi titles and see if something grabs your attention:

    https://reedsy.com/discovery/blog/best-sci-fi-books

    How about Stories of Your Life? or change it a little and you could be Stories of Your Wife.
    Maybe instead of Shards of Honor you could be Sharts of Honor.

    Oryx and Crake works, but I like Onyx and Cake better.
     
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    Or, Sum Zero has a nice ring to it.

    But not too complimentary to the band.
     
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    Nah
     
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    Zero Sum Gain sounds good to me.

    I wanted to have a lawn care company and call it...
    'The Mow Folks'o_O
     
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    GOML* band

    *Get Off My Lawn

    CSI - Cargo Shorts Incorporated
     
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    How about Zorro's Son, Galen?
     
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    Zero Gum Sane,,,:D
     
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    I like the name "The Band, " ...

    But that has already been taken ...

     
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    No because it’s not ‘cleverly distinguished’ enough from the real term - “Zero sum game”.
    But it’s not horrible and most people would skip right over that.

    Searches would be sub optimal...

    “Did you mean... zero sum GAME...”.
     
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    For one band I suggested "Global Warning" but the band didn't like it.
     
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    Sum Zero sounds good
     
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    I agree, "Sum Zero" is a great band name in terms of English comp and poetry, but it would have to be a very unique band to assume the perception that the band equates to zero.
     
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    Any combination of Zero and Sum sounds very 1980’s synth-pop new wave to me.
     
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