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Old 02-11-2011, 09:06 PM   #1
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Thought this might be fun/interesting.

We've all seen 'em, maybe admired them, or maybe ridiculed them. Got any good (or bad) electrical contractor company names - or ones that stick in your heads for either reason?

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"No Shorts Electric" - logo is of a little kid with tush exposed, pants around his knees.

"Mr. Sparkie" - ugh - can't stand being called that...
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Thought this might be fun/interesting.

We've all seen 'em, maybe admired them, or maybe ridiculed them. Got any good (or bad) electrical contractor company names - or ones that stick in your heads for either reason?

E.g.:

"No Shorts Electric" - logo is of a little kid with tush exposed, pants around his knees.

"Mr. Sparkie" - ugh - can't stand being called that...

If you are going to be a one man shop, just use your own name.You are who your customers are hiring anyway, not some cutesy name.
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When I was in the USVI working I worked for a guy who called himself, Alextrician.
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If you are going to be a one man shop, just use your own name.You are who your customers are hiring anyway, not some cutesy name.
No, it's not for me - just for fun. But I agree - avoid the cutesy.
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I saw one - AC/DC electric. "We do both" -- I wasn't sure if they were being serious or just seriously naive.
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I saw one - AC/DC electric. "We do both" -- I wasn't sure if they were being serious or just seriously naive.

Or half queer????????????
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Or half queer????????????
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Worst names that I have seen,

Affordable Electric.
In a flash Electric.
Current Electric.
Sparkies Service. (complete with a drawing of a 1950's looking handy man)
Switch Electric,"call us and make the switch"

I'm sure there's more but honestly I got bigger fish to fry then paying attention to a bunch of craigslist hacks.
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When I was in the USVI working I worked for a guy who called himself, Alextrician.
That's an awkward name, for sure.
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Worst names that I have seen,

Affordable Electric.
In a flash Electric.
Current Electric.
Sparkies Service. (complete with a drawing of a 1950's looking handy man)
Switch Electric,"call us and make the switch"

I'm sure there's more but honestly I got bigger fish to fry then paying attention to a bunch of craigslist hacks.
"Affordable Electric" - I hate names like that

"Integrity Electric"
"Genuine Electric"
"Unlimited Electric"

Gah - no creativity at all...
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Huckleberry Electric

Rolls off the tongue well, but...
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Shockwave Electric.

Blazer Electric.

Acme Electric.

Current Electric.
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Switch Electric,"call us and make the switch"
Funny about that last one that was the name of the company I last worked for.
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always get a laugh when i pass this sign
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Wong Electric, the name isn't funny but their slogan is "We con-duit!"

Terrible.

We also have Alive Electric out here. All I can say to that is yeah I hope so.
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