As some of you may remember, this site used to go by the name of garage.stackexchange.com It was changed to mechanics.stackexchange.com in March of 2011 as it sounded more professional, and at that time we were lacking professional mechanics to make this site succeed. (As a side-note: garage.stackexchange.com now redirects to mechanics.stackexchange.com.)
At that point in time, several different names were suggested, including:
Since that time, our audience has greatly changed. At that point in time, we had had less than 500 users join with less than that number of active users, whereas today, we have over 15,000 users registered.
Should we change our domain to something more... unique? Defining? Capturing? Distinctive? Or should we leave it as it is, thinking that as it has served us well, it will continue so to do. Here are a few ideas:
- petroloverflow.stackexchange.com (Thanks @Pᴀᴜʟsᴛᴇʀ2!)
You are all part of the community. Let me hear your thoughts! If you have any other ideas, go ahead and post them as well.