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What's the strangest Wi-Fi name you've ever seen? 😮

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This weekend, I went to my aunt's home. Being the obnoxious techie that I am, the first thing I said when I stepped into the house was this:

"What's the Wi-Fi name and password?"

My 10-year old cousin came running to me and, with great pride, she said, "The Wi-Fi name is YouWillBeHacked. I chose this name, you know."

I connected to the Wi-Fi. Thank God I wasn't hacked. 😂

Sarcasm aside, I've been curious since then. What is the strangest or maybe even the coolest Wi-Fi name you've ever come across? 🤨

Let everyone know!

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Adnan Rizvan

OBI WLAN KENOBI.

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Daniel Khromov

Hello there!

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cupOfCode

General kenobi

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Rachel Author

This is epiccc!

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Pierre Bouillon

Awesome ! 😄 I'm definitely stealing it !

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Simon Prickett 🇪🇺

One in the apartment complex I live in ithurtswhenIP...

The pain...

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Alvaro Saburido

HAHAHAHHAHAHH that's legendary

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Nimesh Vellera

I have mine as 8HzWANIP

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Alvaro Saburido

Hahahha so many:

  • Panic at the Cisco
  • Everyday I'm buffering
  • Got 99 Problems but wI-FI AIN'T ONE
  • BatLAN and Robin
  • House LANnister

God, I need to go back to work hahaha.

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bronxsystem

House LANister ahahaha

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Rachel Author

Every single one of these made me chuckle lmao.

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Peter Kim Frank

Was at a coffee shop and saw the network name "Tell my Wifi Love Her" which was definitely good for a chuckle.

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Utkarsh Talwar

Hahaha I think I saw a meme on this one too XD so hilarious!

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JSn1nj4‍‍👨‍💻

Now that I'm seeing this again, I would love to set up a fake WiFi network named "Enter at own risk" and connect it to a Raspberry Pi that directs all network traffic to a jump scare image or video stored locally.

If I had a Pi and extra router on hand, I totally would do this. Lol 😆

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Daniel Lee

lower your sex noises

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Palash Bauri 👻

I named mine :
cxxxx[]::::::::::::::::::::::::>

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Sunil Kumar

"penny get your own wifi" 😃

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Rachel Author

Sheldon said it right! 😂

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Galuh Utama

Pretty fly for a Wifi

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Gil

Wu-Tang LAN

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Andris Laduzans

Mine's "turn down that metal!" ...so that i would have undeniable evidence, that it's not me forcing all neighbours to listen to metal.

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JSn1nj4‍‍👨‍💻

Completely and totally undeniable 😆

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Pavol Pidanič

Once I saw: "Konšpiračný byt" (In Slovak). Could be translated as conspiracy apartment. It was a joke related to Slovak political corruption scandal Gorilla

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Utkarsh Talwar

JOEY DOESN'T SHARE WIFI!
Quite old but this did make me chuckle when I first saw it...

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Szikszai Gusztáv

I have a similar one on my list: CasadeJoey :D

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Avalander

Haven't seen it first hand, but someone on the internet posted an image with something similar to this Mum, click here.

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Rachel Author

Can't decide if this is cute or funny! :p

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Pierre Bouillon

Mine is "FBI Tacos Van", always fun to see this name pop in the crowded area of my university !

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Ben Halpern

This is a good evolution on the "FBI Surveillance Van" wifi trope

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Christian Baer

My guest wifi is now "5G-Corona-Pole" (actually "5G-Corona-Mast", because I'm from Germany).
My real Wifi is called WOA-LAN (WOA -> Wacken Open Air)
The legacy 2.4GHz Wifi is of course called OBI-WLAN-KENOBI.

One of my neighbours called his wifi "Karl-Singel-30cm". Yes, he misspelled 'single'...

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viracoding

Martin Router King

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Klaus Baldermann
  • don't remember the exact wording, translated it would be "you won't come in"
  • not yet seen in the wild, but bet it is in use somewhere: You Shall Not Pass!
  • several friends had their SSIDs refer to "Messwagen" (radio/emission measuring vehicle)
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Patrick Tingen

Me: What's the wifi password?
Bartender: You need to buy a drink first.

Me: Okay, I'll have a coke.

Bartender: Is Pepsi okay?

Me: Sure. How much is that?

Bartender: $3.

Me: There you go. So what's the wifi password?

Bartender: You need to buy a drink first. No spaces, all lowercase.

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vianel

Lan solo

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ovidiu12

Two girls one router

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Patrick Tingen

Don't dare to explore any further. What has been seen....

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Jayshree

My wi-fi name is "NOT AVAILABLE", but I have seen really strange ones, like "le bhikhari",(take this beggar) and like someone's name with i love u 'name' :D

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Paweł Kowalski

5G test 300% power <city 120 kilometers away name>

Got a chuckle knowing there are people thinking 5G is causing covid :D

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Mike

This LAN is your LAN

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Gnio

When I visit Sydney for the first time, the first network I found was named "it hurts when I pee"

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François

You can use emoji in your wifi name :)
Such "My wifi rocks 🦄"

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ItsASine (Kayla)

Some older devices have issues with emoji in SSIDs though :( My networks are Galaxy News Radio and Radio New Vegas, and I used to have the radio emoji but things like the Logitec Harmony Hub and the Wemo Smart Plug couldn't find them.

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François

sad :(
Could be used to prevent people to use your devices then :D

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Dinakar Chandolu

homemadeChicken

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DarkWiiPlayer

For a while my wifi SSID was NSA Germany™

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CodePerfectPlus
once I saw

searching for wifi

quite funny

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Jose Angel Munoz

Mine is called root

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Casey Brooks

I named my hotspot "virus.exe" 😁

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Ken Bellows

This Is Not The SSID You're Looking For

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Tanmaiy Bhateja

My home wifi name is "Get a hotspot mate".

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gllm

Mine is called VirusInfected

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Harika Yedidi

Ours is NSA

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Shravan Kumar B

Benjamin FranLAN 🤣
Internet Disabled 😂

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JB Wood

Bill Wi the science Fi

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Daniel Leong 🇸🇬

We have 'measles' in the office building. One of the business in the building must have caught it from someone.

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nvulane

CoV-2 5G

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kristian

WANter is Coming

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bronxsystem

My wifi was virus-exjs383-pc or fedal-police-van-1003ab
Thought would prevent people trying to connect.

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Ibrahim Abdullahi Aliyu

'The Password is simple, guess it'

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Mohamed Sabith

"Because a LANnister never forget"

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Ian Clark

In my condo building we have - Abraham Linksys.

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Keagan Van Rooyen

I recently had me neighbors move in, and their WiFi name is "We don't WiFi here"

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Martín Dev.

"FBI Truck"

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Chris McKay

I've seen one named "FBI Listening Van #1."

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Heinek Halwin

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