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What's your wifi's name?

Helen Anderson
Data wrangler at Kiwibank, AWS Data Hero, and tag moderator on Dev.to.
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If you live in a big city or even work in one, you've probably seen some interesting wifi names in your time when you connect.

CrappyModem101
Tell your wifi love her?
The Internet
Click here for internet Mum

Tell me the funniest ones you've seen!


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Lou (πŸš€ Open Up The Cloud ☁️)

ha, this is a funny question.

Mine is "searching...", previous ones of "mum, click this", and "police surveillance van" are also fun.

Searching

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Helen Anderson Author

"Searching ..." is such a power move

Police Surveillance Van is probably my favourite :D

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𝐍𝐚𝐭𝐚π₯𝐒𝐞 𝐝𝐞 π–πžπžπ«π

Haha mine is this too!!
We have a second one as well called "Error: Contact your ISP"

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Roger Bandoquillo Leveriza

Hahaha. Your Mom is a clever woman..

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Sai Krishna Prasad Kandula • Edited

import Internet from "wifi"πŸ€“

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Muhammad Awais

I like that.. <3

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Roger Bandoquillo Leveriza

We can do that import or just we can copy by clonning.

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marcellusherlus

I like 'Martin Router King' and once saw 'Gulaschkanone' that's German and stands for 'Goulash canon'

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JSn1nj4β€β€πŸ‘¨β€πŸ’»

Lol Martin Router King. That's creative.

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Roger Bandoquillo Leveriza

Cool.. or the late Adolf Hitler .. πŸ€—πŸ€—πŸ€—
Lol.

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Shannon Crabill

There used to be one in my old neighborhood named "Magic Mike".

And I was going for a drive yesterday and can across one named "FinalRestingPlace". I'm guessing it was a cemetery. πŸ‘€

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Helen Anderson Author

Whoa that's dark ...

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Shawn McElroy • Edited

It was WinterIsComing for a bit. Just renamed it to Entertainment720. My phone's hotspot has been many things. NSA Surveillance Van #6, Drop It Like it's Hotspot πŸ”₯ πŸš€ Launch Sequence Initiated (you can use emojis in the wifi name), Nβˆ€Λ₯ ʎW ɟɟO ʇǝ׀ Currently it's Theres no place like 127.0.0.1

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Shawn McElroy

One may not render properly but it's Get Off My Lan but upside down and backwards. From here upsidedowntext.com/

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Ben Sinclair

I've always thought it was kinda clunky using non-ASCII characters to type things umop apisdn.

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RΓ©my πŸ€–

' DROP TABLE networks; --

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Helen Anderson Author

An oldie but a goodie

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RΓ©my πŸ€–

Definitely an inspiration for this joke :)

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Roger Bandoquillo Leveriza

Thank you guys for having a short time.. im enjoying.. but time to nap. Its late now.. Need to sleep.. be safe guys.. Nice to chat guys.. Tomorrow i'll be back.. be safe again guys

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Ayon Bit

Connected

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JoΓ£o Veiga • Edited

Please don't ask this as there's a list of these names with their actual location πŸ˜… see wigle.net/

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Max

Thank you, didn't know about that

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PhyberApex

Currently it's 'It hurts when IP' and the guest network is named 'Bill Wi the science Fi' :D

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marlene93

Mine too, haha :D

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Mubbashir Mustafa

Don't know if they are funny or stupid, but people are using these in my neighbourhood:
"FBI Surveillance Van #007"
"Batmobile"
"Connection Timed Out"
"Go Get Your Own Wifi"
"Dialup"

*Then there are some guys who simply use their phone numbers...

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Roshan Sharma

My password is 'pleasedontstealmywifi'

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Aaron Powell

the internets is my home and my hotspot is var wifi = 'true';

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Jess Lee (she/her)

Mine is Hooli πŸ™‚

silicon-valley

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Helen Anderson Author

I just watched the last season, so sad it's over

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Sarah

impeach trumpΒ πŸ˜…

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PARAM MITTAL

Stark Industries

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muna kimeria

In my school when we have huge meetings , people just start discussions using wifi hotspots, we end up with something like:
-yall agree with this?
-nahh
-the lavatory is in need of repair
-who took my bike
-get a better bike
-guys that lavatory

Funniest thing you ever saw πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

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MiAn • Edited

in his third university year, at their digs my son and his flatmates had

 tellmywifiloveher 

so for a little while at home here we used
tellmywifiloveher (3G)
tellmyhubilovehim (5G).

We've gone back to manufacturers default, because someone from an Eastern European Secret Service convinced us with the reasons not to stand out

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Debosmit Majumder

My parental Home is in a remote location and getting a dedicated fibre line to my place was costly enough. There's also a FUP, so the name is "CostlyInternetNotForFree", just to offend neighbours who might be tempted to use the new Fibre in the block.

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Lazar

The name of my cat: Cherry Pie

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Helen Anderson Author

That is such a cute name for a cat ... and wifi :D

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Saugat Rai

Mine is Hidden Network.

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Philippe Roubert

I got two, Potato-Fi and Bumblebee, very random :P

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Gift Egwuenu

My Lastname and House lol.

Egwuenu's House

I know not so good with naming things πŸ˜†

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Helen Anderson Author

Super useful when you have friends come over who need to connect though!

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Karmasakshi Goyal

You can make their life easier by sticking a QR! Here’s a generator I made: shareby.cam/wifi.

Also, my WiFi’s name is HP-Print-XX-6318. Might ward-off people thinking it’s just a printer intranet.

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Cris πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸ’»
  • JEBUS (2.4 GHz)
  • SUPER_JEBUS (5 GHz)

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Helen Anderson Author

There truly is a Simpsons quote for everything

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Kushal Niroula

Well, mine is quite simple kushal_fbtmd, but once I found airport_ from my house; there is no airport near my house πŸ˜‰

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Yufan Lou

You might have found an apple user. Apple calls their wireless access points "AirPort".

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Helen Anderson Author

Kind of like finding 'anonymous white van' outside your house

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Swastik Baranwal

OnlyForNerds and UseYourOwnWiFi

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Athanasios

Mine is TP-Link_4178 and it came with the box 😁

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Arbaz Siddiqui

subscribe to pewdiepie

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Subhransu Maharana

Mine is Winternet is coming

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Kasander

Mine is Zoidberg, and the name of my router is Fry πŸ‘Œ

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Ganesh Raja

We have a hulk πŸ˜‚

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Henrique Macedo

I've three networks at home:

  • 404 Wi-Fi Not Found
  • 400 Bad Request
  • 401 Authorization Required
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easrng

You should switch one to 402 Payment Required

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Henrique Macedo

Yes, definitely, this is a good one πŸ‘Œ

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Wesley De Groot

β€œInternet uit een doosje”, which is Dutch for β€œInternet from a box”.
And therefore we’ve used β€œInternet zonder draadje” what means β€œInternet without a wire”.

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Devang Hingu

my one of favorite "1 Mbps Wifi Plan" no one will try to hack.

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Waylon Walker

Blippi, my 6 year old named it. I thought he made it up at the time. πŸ˜ƒ

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Helen Anderson Author

I had to google what Blippi was, adorable and completely understandable that your 6 year old picked it :D

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Gordon Reeder

Mine is just my name backward: Nodrog
A new neighbor set up FBI Surveillance Van. Then parked a crappy looking van outside his house.
Coming out of an apartment complex: "We can hear you having sex"
Then there is the classic: Hack this! Next day it was: Challenge accepted!

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Mark Sta Ana

lH.7tY#c$To@uJh#'U{/

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Mark Sta Ana

Oh wait you said WiFi name right? πŸ€ͺ

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Rei Allen Ramos

HappyWifiHappyLife

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Judith

Have you considered changing to: HappyWifiHappyLifi ? lol

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John Carroll

"It's the second one that shows up"

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Azima

A wifi of ice & fire 🧊πŸ”₯

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David De Wulf

Mine is WineNot I never thought about adding emoji 🍷

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PatricNox

My wifi: "FFFFFUUUUUKKKK"

Funniest that I've seen: "404 WiFi not found"

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David Taitingfong

Mine is TaiFi - because my last name, lol.

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N3U2O

Shodan :)

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Clifford Bernard

"FBI SURVEILLANCE NODE 77598A" because that looks legit.

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Chris Boles

"Connectivity Problems"
"Youwouldntdownloadacar"
"VirusXXX.org"
"0.4 kbps"
"NSA tracking"

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Dhrubo Hasan

. thats my wifi name

Forem Open with the Forem app