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#1 Kitty Fantastico

Posted 04 December 2012 - 05:49 PM

As the topic title suggests, Gilbert, wdyt?

#2 liveworkplay

Posted 04 December 2012 - 05:51 PM

Yes cool. Don't know if I could do it though.

#3 cb2

Posted 04 December 2012 - 05:54 PM

NMS , I immediatly think of Gilbert Blythe from Anne of Green Gables sorry don't think it is cool

#4 somila

Posted 04 December 2012 - 05:54 PM

Gil would be such a great nickname too.

#5 Faradaye

Posted 04 December 2012 - 05:55 PM

I'm responding very positively to Gilbert.  The more I think about it the more I like it.

I also like the sound of Gil as an inevitable nickname.

#6 Beanbag Warrior

Posted 04 December 2012 - 06:02 PM

The last Gilbert I knew was a twerp, so no.

#7 kerilyntaryn

Posted 04 December 2012 - 06:05 PM

its ok

#8 librablonde

Posted 04 December 2012 - 06:07 PM

I love Gilbert and nn Gil or Bertie wub.gif
I'm also a fan of Gideon original.gif

#9 FiveAus

Posted 04 December 2012 - 06:07 PM

No, very uncool. Very geeky name.

#10 FeralProudSwahili

Posted 04 December 2012 - 06:10 PM

It's not a dreadful name but it's not cool either.

#11 pitzinoodles

Posted 04 December 2012 - 06:12 PM

QUOTE (cb2 @ 04/12/2012, 05:54 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
NMS , I immediatly think of Gilbert Blythe from Anne of Green Gables sorry don't think it is cool

And that's why I love the name!

But no I don't think it's cool. But if you like it use it!

#12 la di dah

Posted 04 December 2012 - 06:13 PM

I have inexplicable and baseless general positivity on G names for boys. I like Gabriel/Gavriel, Gideon, Gregory, Gavin, Gareth...

...but I don't like Gilbert.  ph34r.gif

#13 Lickety Split

Posted 04 December 2012 - 06:22 PM

I think it's terribly geeky. And Gil will always be the desperate salesman from the Simpsons:



Posted 04 December 2012 - 06:22 PM

I immediately thought of Leo saying it in What's Eating Gilbert Grape. I don't hate it, but I wouldn't use it.

#15 MissButtercup

Posted 04 December 2012 - 06:24 PM

Hmm nop..... "What's eating Gilbert grape" comes to mind.

#16 Gudrun

Posted 04 December 2012 - 06:26 PM

I wouldn't say cool but it's a good name.  I actually find its NN Gil quite cool.

#17 Rainbow Brite

Posted 04 December 2012 - 06:26 PM

A friend of mine has a Gilbert and he is gorgeous so I like the name. Had I heard it before I met a Gilbert, then no, I would not have liked it.

If you love the name then use it. Everyone will always have an opinion but it should not really matter.

#18 LottieCait

Posted 04 December 2012 - 06:31 PM

QUOTE (SCARFACE CLAW @ 04/12/2012, 06:22 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I immediately thought of Leo saying it in What's Eating Gilbert Grape. I don't hate it, but I wouldn't use it.

Same.  Not the worst name out there but I personally wouldn't use it.

#19 blenheim

Posted 04 December 2012 - 06:32 PM

YES!  If only I could get DH to agree.

#20 vanessa71

Posted 04 December 2012 - 07:23 PM

Is Gilbert cool?

I don't think Gilbert ever has been or ever will be cool.

#21 bluedragon

Posted 04 December 2012 - 07:31 PM


#22 strawberry blondes

Posted 04 December 2012 - 07:47 PM

I personally don't see it as a cool name sorry.

#23 ♥~Bodhichitta~♥

Posted 04 December 2012 - 07:48 PM

Not sure about Gilbert, but LOVE Gil  wub.gif

#24 eachschoolholidays

Posted 04 December 2012 - 07:50 PM

Not cool

#25 QueenIanthe

Posted 04 December 2012 - 08:09 PM

I don't love Gilbert but I think it fits in with the names that are making appearances again-Arthur, Albert, Frederick. And Gilbert Blythe is a nice character.

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