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February 19, 2013, 04:03:37 AM
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BFGMiner (St. Barbara's FPGA/GPU Miner) 3.0 will be featuring and refocussing on ASICs.
Therefore, the original name no longer really fits anymore.

Since I can't think of any obvious fit, I've decided to have a little contest to see if anyone can come up with a new name for it.
Bonus points if you can make it elegantly fit the current "BFGMiner" abbreviation-name by simply redefining "F" and "G". Smiley

If I use your suggestion, there will be a Bitcoin reward.
The exact amount will be based on how good I think it works, but probably 200 - 600 TBC (about 0.33 - 1 BTC).

NOTE: This contest has completed. Thanks for participating.

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February 19, 2013, 04:07:50 AM
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St. Barbara's FixedGate Miner 3.0
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February 19, 2013, 04:13:50 AM
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Bitcoin Factory Gold Miner 3.0
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February 19, 2013, 04:14:17 AM
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bah, gmaxwell's beats my suggestions by a mile.

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February 19, 2013, 04:14:56 AM
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You know..  When i saw the name BFGMiner - my mind went back to the days of DOOM and the BFG - i just assumed it was modeled after that in terms of power and capability..

At the risk of being cliche - i guess i would suggest:  Big Effin' Gun Miner..

But i am probably not serious.  Or likely to be taken that way.

But its later and my brains fried so...

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February 19, 2013, 04:19:44 AM
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Bobbing For Gold
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February 19, 2013, 04:26:36 AM
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Trommel

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February 19, 2013, 04:30:53 AM
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What about simply AFGMiner ... ASIC/FPGA/GPU Miner ?

I like that - it could also stand for  A Freaking Great (miner)

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February 19, 2013, 04:34:20 AM
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Barbara's Freedom-Gold miner
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February 19, 2013, 04:35:10 AM
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What about simply AFGMiner ... ASIC/FPGA/GPU Miner ?

Of maybe even better just AFMiner ... ASIC/FPGA Miner assuming that GPU will join CPU on the idle bench of mining ..

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February 19, 2013, 04:36:40 AM
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St Barbara's Frequent Gains Miner

I also liked gmaxwell's
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February 19, 2013, 04:47:20 AM
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Bitcoins For Gentlemen Miner.
Blocks For Grabs Miner.
Bitcoin Finding Gizmo Miner.
Bigger, Faster, stronGer Miner.
Basically a Freaking Good Miner.
Brazen, First, Genuine Miner.
Boldly Flexible and Generic Miner.

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February 19, 2013, 04:48:01 AM
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BFG

Big Fat Gays
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February 19, 2013, 04:49:02 AM
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Bitcoin Freedom Generating Miner 3.0
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February 19, 2013, 04:54:27 AM
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Bitcoin Finding Great miner
Bitcoin Finding Gold miner
Blockchain ForGe miner
Blockchain Fast auGmenter/Grower miner
Block Fast Grabber miner
st Barbara's Finder of Greatness miner

just a few things that came to mind. :)

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February 19, 2013, 05:16:04 AM
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St. Babara's Fools Gold Miner...

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February 19, 2013, 05:21:36 AM
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BFG for Big Fucking Gun

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February 19, 2013, 05:29:28 AM
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FAG Miner (FPGA Asic GPU)

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February 19, 2013, 05:40:11 AM
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you should name it CGMiner! wait thats taken already.. Tongue

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February 19, 2013, 11:43:23 AM
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What the hell is up with you Luke-Jr, using the tonal system is complicating things for nothing. Nothing.
How is confusing newcomers/everyone doing anything good?

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