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As you might well be aware, the 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season has had an unusually large number of named storms. We've run out of human names - and now, we've moved on to using Greek letters (with Tropical Storm Iota set to become the 30th named storm of the year).

But, what if we run out of Greek letters? It's very unlikely to occur (we'd need 45 named storms in order for that to happen), but there's actually no official policy for if it does happen. So, in this contest, all you need to do is think of something :lol: !

Just a few rules:

  • Each person can submit up to three entries; however, only one will count towards the final results.

  • It must be possible to create a list of at least 20 names from your suggested category. (You don't actually need to write out such a list; however, it needs to be possible for somebody to write one out. So, for example, "Harry Potter characters" would be a valid entry, because there are more than 20 of those; however, "Members of One Direction" would not be a valid entry, because there were only five of those)

  • On the other hand, your category can't be too broad either. For example, "Harry Potter characters" is fine; however, "Fictional characters", or even "Fantasy novel characters", would be too broad. (As a rule of thumb: if it's easy to think of 20 names from a specific subset of your category, then the original category is probably too broad, and you're probably better off just proposing the specific subcategory)

  • Your list can't overlap heavily with a previous entry. (For example, if somebody suggests "Characters from Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets", you cannot suggest "Characters from Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban")

  • This contest closes on Sunday, 22nd November 2020. After this, a poll will be held, and the winners will receive:

    • 1st place: 500 Coffee Credits
    • 2nd place: 250 Coffee Credits
    • 3rd place: 100 Coffee Credits

Good luck :) !
Suggestion 1: Names of various Deities on a rotating system of religions, 1st time around it's greek gods, second time it's roman, third time it's norse, etc.

Personally I think Hurricane Thor sounds kinda epic for a catagory 6 hurricane :P.

Suggestion 2: Names of various Storm chasers and storm scientists.

(edited because it seemed too encompassing)

Suggestion 3: Numeric Designations like how we name stars, for example.

Storm 1, Category 5, Ocean A for Atlantic, and year 2020.

so 15A2020.

this can be scaled infinitely.

so 203A2020 would be a category 3 hurricane and the 20th such storm in the year 2020 occurring in the Atlantic ocean.
Well, I think I'm going to add a new rule here, against suggestions that are too broad. So, for example, "Harry Potter characters" would be fine; however, "Fictional characters" would be too broad, and it would lock out a lot of interesting suggestions that other people might come up with.

(All of @ Spook of the lost's current suggestions are fine; however, one of his original ones (from before he edited his post) would have been considered too broad :P )
My suggestion is the names of various Pokemon-so far there's around 850 of them so we'd have a plentiful selection.

Another possibility might be to use the names of different openings in chess.
Sailor Moon Characters (Japanese Names) 
There's a lot of amazing Sailor Moon Japanese names that would make really cool names for storms.
Only two days left to enter!
The contest has closed - and, the poll is over here:

https://tch-forum.com/showthread.php?tid=8181