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Name That Dean (The Sequel)

Update, 7/8: The nominations are in and here are the finalists. Vote for your favorite!

What should Dean Goldfarb's new nickname be?

  • Goldean (46%, 310 Votes)
  • Farby (23%, 156 Votes)
  • The Don (14%, 97 Votes)
  • DoGo (13%, 89 Votes)
  • Gold McDonald's Farb (3%, 18 Votes)

Total Voters: 670

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It’s that time of year again, when a dean resigns, and the next in line needs a nickname. Today, that is Interim SEAS Dean Donald Goldfarb. We tried to come up with some ourselves:

  • Old McDonald’s Farb
  • The Farber of Seville
  • Farby
  • Battlefarb Galactica
  • Farby’s
  • Farbohydrate
  • Starvin’ Farbin
  • Ziggy Farbdust
  • Chicken Farbesan
  • Farbie
  • GoFa

Suffice it to say, we need a little help. Leave suggestions in the comments and we’ll make a poll next week with the 5 best names, as decided by a complicated scientific procedure that also involves math. If your name wins, you’ll earn glory which will last from when Goldfarb is confirmed until he, in turn, resigns.

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72 Comments

  • Orli says:

    @Orli Jewish Gambino

    1. Harry's potter says:

      @Harry's potter Voldefart

      1. or says:

        @or Dean Snowball

      2. How bout says:

        @How bout Voldefarb

  • Anonymous says:

    @Anonymous he has an algorithm named in part after him: BFGS. so his name should be BFG.

    1. Anonymous says:

      @Anonymous if he’s either big or friendly–this is perfect! (dont know the guy…)

      1. bfg says:

        @bfg this actually might work — he’s big (at least tall) and friendly (humble, with an old-school East New York accent).

    2. I smell... says:

      @I smell... Walk-in office hours with snozzcumbers!

  • Anonymous says:

    @Anonymous Dean CashfarbGold

  • Where's my Milano? says:

    @Where's my Milano? Goldini

  • wait says:

    @wait I thought we already agreed on Goldfart????

  • Anonymous says:

    @Anonymous I like Farbie.

  • Anon2219 says:

    @Anon2219 Wait is DoGo really not a suggestion?

    1. Alum says:

      @Alum That was my first thought.

  • Sherlock says:

    @Sherlock Donny G

  • Anonymous says:

    @Anonymous Donald Golduck

    1. Anonymous says:

      @Anonymous Uncle Dolan?

      1. Anonymous says:

        @Anonymous gooby pls

        1. goddamit says:

          @goddamit this joke was bad and you should feel bad

          i feel bad for getting it

  • Anonymous says:

    @Anonymous The Goldfarber

    1. ... says:

      @... The Godfarber

  • J says:

    @J DFarb

  • "the Don" says:

    @"the Don" his name is “The Don”

    1. alum says:

      @alum yeah engineering professors and students have been calling him “the don” for a long time. no need to reinvent the wheel.

  • Jacob the applied mathematician says:

    @Jacob the applied mathematician BFGS

    Look it up.

    1. Bronomenal says:

      @Bronomenal If we have to look it up, it sucks

  • Anonymous says:

    @Anonymous Farbie McGoldilocks

  • how about says:

    @how about Dean Fuckface.

    Happy 4th of July Everyone!

  • I got one says:

    @I got one GoldDean #pokemon4ever

  • Anonymous says:

    @Anonymous i like Old McDonald’s Farb

    1. Anonymous says:

      @Anonymous not “Gold McDonald’s Farb”?

  • I think it should be says:

    @I think it should be Mr Cats Cradle McGee

    Then we can dress him up in a lil hat, would be sooo cute, pinch his lil cheeckies and such

  • Deaneas & Farb says:

    @Deaneas & Farb Duh.

  • Anonymous says:

    @Anonymous The Farb

  • oikwtistmied says:

    @oikwtistmied FABSTER

    1. Anonymous says:

      @Anonymous i meant to say FARBSTER

  • anon says:

    @anon i like farbie. i vote for farbie

    1. dudemeister says:

      @dudemeister i agree, farbie seems like a good name for an overall chill bro like goldfarb

  • How's about? says:

    @How's about? The DonGol Horde?

  • The Town Drunkard says:

    @The Town Drunkard Farbie Donald on the wine-dark SEAS.

  • Anonymous says:

    @Anonymous Goldfarb Sachs

  • the good doctor says:

    @the good doctor Farbulou$

  • Anonymous says:

    @Anonymous Deanald Goldfarb

  • Anonymous says:

    @Anonymous Farb East Movement

  • SEAS '14 says:

    @SEAS '14 Easy. Goldean.

    1. dis dude says:

      @dis dude noes what it is and how it do. leading the poles to victory

  • ladyfingers says:

    @ladyfingers Dontini
    Don the Dean
    Don Juan[farb]
    Donnie Farbo
    Don Drapefarb
    Ronald McDonald Goldfarb

    1. Anonymous says:

      @Anonymous DONALD DRAPEFARB.

  • Anonymous says:

    @Anonymous Dean Don!

    1. Anonymous says:

      @Anonymous ooh you touch my Dean Dean Don….my tralala

  • Anonymous says:

    @Anonymous The Farber of SEASville

  • Anonymous says:

    @Anonymous Double D

  • Anonymous says:

    @Anonymous Dean Farbergé

  • Anonymous says:

    @Anonymous Not Gold McDonald’s Farb?

    Also, Bwog, this is the third dean naming competition: Hinkson -> AHinks, Valentini -> Deantini. So it’s not “the sequel” [title].

  • Anonymous says:

    @Anonymous one more vote for The Godfarber

  • anon says:

    @anon Dean Gold

  • AJ Luzarraga says:

    @AJ Luzarraga Fab Farb!

    1. Vinces Where @? says:

      @Vinces Where @? Dean and DonFarbLucas

  • Barnard Freshman says:

    @Barnard Freshman Why not PrettyKitty101?

  • Anonymous says:

    @Anonymous How is this a sequel? Ahinks + deantini = third contest, not second

  • Alum '12 says:

    @Alum '12 Professor Farbsworth! Or Ol’ FarbSEAS!

  • they all suck says:

    @they all suck try this: the situation

    or

    the farbtuation

    like when a pack of freshmen chicks giggle and act all impressed at his abs, he yells “yeaah! that’s it right here! looks like we got a farbtuation right here!”

  • too soon says:

    @too soon pena farbora

  • Anonymous says:

    @Anonymous I would like to register my peevedness that my suggestion The Goldfarber didn’t make it to the final round… now I have to wait until the next dean resigns next summer…

  • costanza.jpeg says:

    @costanza.jpeg >not using bulbapedia

  • Anonymous says:

    @Anonymous Goldeanlocks

  • rawr says:

    @rawr DeaGo!

  • Anonymous says:

    @Anonymous The Godfarber OR Goldfinger

  • Anonymous says:

    @Anonymous How about “the Donald”

  • Anonymous says:

    @Anonymous BrainFarb!

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