I'm Sure I'm Not The Only One Who Wants To Know!

Such an unusual word is Jaaxy that one would naturally want to ask, how did that come into being? There must be quite a story behind it.

So if you know and would like to share with us, we are willing to eagerly read your comment! :-)

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TopAchiever Premium
***** UPDATE *****

2 Nov 2015

I did finally crack the whole riddling mystery and Jay has confirmed that my last post was correct and all he said was:

That's It!

I've challenged him on telling us the story behind it like he said he would, but I think he's still trying to find the bait as he hasn't bitten yet! :-))))
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krazykat Premium
Awesome!
I must ask though. Are you precise in your analysis?
Jay did point out that his name is in Jaaxy which gives me Jay and ax, and he still hasn't revealed the full story behind it.
Obviously you are very close if not correct, but it does leave me wondering :))))
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TopAchiever Premium
The first part I did guess was his name, see my comment further down, then the other half just below this.

So yes, Jay and Ax from jQuery AJAX.

But you are right, we are waiting for the story to be told....
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krazykat Premium
You are pretty clever Top :)
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TopAchiever Premium
Okay Jay! Here's the other half:

Jaaxy is based on jQuery AJAX :

The jQuery get() and post() methods are used to request data from the server with an HTTP GET or POST request. HTTP Request: GET vs. POST.

AND / OR

The jQuery Form Plugin allows you to easily and unobtrusively upgrade HTML forms to use AJAX
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Je88 Premium
Very alienated jargon to me.i only know about jQuery. Profound!. lol
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magistudios Premium
Hi Edu,

The term Jaaxy is actually an Anagram for something else.

Can you figure it out?
hint: It has my name in it.. ;)

Once you solve the Anagram, I will reveal the story behind it.
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TopAchiever Premium
Well then I was REALLY close! ;-) If you look about 4 comments down from this one, I did have a go... tell me if I'm close... if you can't find it, I'll repost it here... NOW I'm really intrigued! :-)
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Natasha76 Premium
I had that question in my head for a while, and did not ask. You had the guts to ask before I could. I am glad you did. Interesting Question again. Top you are well know by me for asking interesting questions or writing interesting posts
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TopAchiever Premium
Thank you so much for your support and encouragement. Thinking out of the box isn't easy, sometimes I get it right and when I do, it inspires others to see things from a different perspective.

I am still waiting for someone to provide the answer to this question! :-)
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Natasha76 Premium
we should ask the creators themselves, I thinks.
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TopAchiever Premium
@Natasha - I did about 3 times and I've not got another follow-up to the one above... ??? ;-(
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Natasha76 Premium
MMM, wonder why? Maybe we will find out one day
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TopAchiever Premium
Hmmmm.... :-)
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TopAchiever Premium
To re-quote my rendition posted further below:

My version goes something like, Java may be the first word used in the formation, but axy... but then again, I believe Jay had a significant hand in creating Jaaxy, so MAYBE, it was formed from his name, Jay, and because he was so successful, he axed it, therefore, Ja+ax+y would equal Jaaxy... but then again, I may be way off track here.

That's why I wanted to find out if there was anyone who knew!
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Mark1957 Premium
Well in the UK it might be used like this......

"you can shove it right up your j****" ......

......but I'm not sure that's how the guys meant it ;-))

Mark
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TopAchiever Premium
Hmmmmmm....
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dickw Premium
It was developed on a veranda covered with jasmine in northern in Italy
during the spring of 1998. It is thought that a bottle of scotch and pizza were involved, but no one knows for sure.....Dick
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pitters Premium
Top of the morniing to you, Dick,
Love it . . . (◠‿◠✿)
Reminds me of Joel Mervis' column The Passing Show in the Sunday Times always started with "Ossip Boz and Yotl Skotl were sitting drinking slivowitz, waiting for war to break out . . ." (apologies for the flaky memory on the names!)

Oi, where's me personalised textmoticon, SD? ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)
(But I just love this one . . . don't you others want to back off using it?)
Bwahahahahaa (◕‿◕✿)
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dickw Premium
Hi Pitter,
Top o the morning to you too. Used to write a broadside back at the Citadel where I was a younger kid. It was a dialog between Sir Mulberry Tosh Tosh and Luigio Pialli; the former an English gentleman, the latter an Italian not-so-gentleman. There I found that humor is a huge health benefit.....Dick....boy am I rambling this morning.
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DarleneB Premium
I don't know but would like to. Good question. I'll be checking back to see if someone comes up with the answer. Love reading your posts, Edu.
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TopAchiever Premium
Thanks Darlene! Your devoted support is a great encouragement. It's a great pleasure to provide the community with information that is beneficial.
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2Al Premium
Ask Carson and Kyle.
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TopAchiever Premium
It's very hard getting an answer out of Kyle and Carson of late. I thought one of the long-standing members would know.
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Je88 Premium
Maybe named after the founder's love ones?also the purpose of standing out and create curiosity i guess.
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TopAchiever Premium
You may be right there Je88! Thanks for pointing that out!
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Je88 Premium
Always support you
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mijareze Premium
It does have a cool ring to it! Also would love to know the etimology of this word!

Regards,

Edward Mijarez
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TopAchiever Premium
Like your use of great words to accentuate the concept behind the word.
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mijareze Premium
Than you buddy! Have a good day...
Ed
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ExLawyer Premium
Makes one wonder how entomologists esteem the eschatological effects of etymology, doesn't it?
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TopAchiever Premium
Absolutely! We should meet one day!
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mijareze Premium
Yes it does!
Ed
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mommy2eee Premium
Great question...would love to know too!
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TopAchiever Premium
Glad to know that we are like-minded in our thinking on this. Thanks for commenting.
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AlexEvans Premium
Top question Edu , if we choose to promote something as we can do with Jaaxy as an affiliate . It is always good to have an indepth knowledge about the product . Otherwise we just become an other marketer trying to sell thin air . Thank you for asking the question .
Alexander .
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TopAchiever Premium
Thanks Alex! Always as ever the encouraging supporter. I hope we find someone who can give us the answer we're looking for.
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bj21 Premium
I don't know the back story but I like the word and think it's cool, modern, kinda like savvy! I am curious too. I think they had to add the extra a because jaxy was not an available domain.
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TopAchiever Premium
Interesting concept you raise there....
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IMc Premium
19th Century British slang:

jacksie
/ˈdʒæksɪ/
noun
1.
(Brit, slang) the buttocks or anus Also called jaxie, jaxy

See: http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/jacksie
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pitters Premium
That's below the belt, sirrah (◕‿◕✿)
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VinceR Premium
Folks...TopAchiever asked a perfectly legitimate question. Does it rank up with, say, "How do we achieve world peace?" Nope, but it's an honest question nonetheless. If you don't like someone's question or the post, simply delete it and move on. There's no room for sarcastic/belittling comments here!
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TopAchiever Premium
I thank you Sir Vince for your unwavering support! Yes, it is a legitimate question and the comment above was actually uncalled for, but I'll leave it there as a reminder of how not to be. :-)
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VinceR Premium
TA...You are MORE than welcomed! When I read those two posts, I just got "ticked off"...first, because we are a family and should show more respect to one another than that, and, second, I have zero tolerance for negative/boorish behavior!

Your question was a good one..and it was one that has led me one step further...how do the pharmaceutical companies derive the names for THEIR products? LOL!! Many of them make little sense and are not very easy to remember! Oh well...

Have a GREAT weekend, everybody!!

Vince
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TopAchiever Premium
You have a good point there too! I try to figure out what the pharmaceutical name is before I look at the pamphlet to find out what chemicals have been mixed together to form a mild lethal prescription.

It's just that I haven't found the words that may have been put together for Jaaxy.

My version goes something like, Java may be the first word used in the formation, but axy... but then again, I believe Jay had a significant hand in creating Jaaxy, so MAYBE, it was formed from his name, Jay, and because he was so successful, he axed it, therefore, Ja+ax+y would equal Jaaxy... but then again, I may be way off track here.

That's why I wanted to find out if there was anyone who knew!
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mackiejw Premium
How did they come up with Google or Yahoo? Don't bother wasting your time answering. I really don't care
John
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TopAchiever Premium
I can give you the answer to the first one... but sadly...
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ExLawyer Premium
Google was so named because its founders are Ph.D. mathematicians. Yahoo is generally positive and easy to remember.

I, too, have long wondered about Jaaxy's name. The "J" part is obvious from its symbol (a chart of traffic) but "aaxy", not so much.

Perhaps, like Yahoo, Jaaxy was named because it's short and catchy.

It will be nice to see this one answered for real.
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TopAchiever Premium
Thanks for your input ExLawyer, I too find the name intriguing and thus the post.
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Pisquali Premium
Yup would love to hear this one
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TopAchiever Premium
Glad I'm not the only one.... :-)
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KatieMac Premium
maybe they liked jazz.. but could not call it jazzy perhaps Kyle or Carson will enlighten us
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TopAchiever Premium
:-) At least you gave it your best shot!
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KatieMac Premium
you just teasing and have the answer already lol
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TopAchiever Premium
No, Katie! In actual fact I don't.... do you have the answer???!!
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KatieMac Premium
well I do have a theory wondered if it was because it is close to the VP of AWS who is called Andy Jassy lol
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krazykat Premium
This might be fun seeing answers come in. :-)
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TopAchiever Premium
It has already proven to be quite entertaining! :-)
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krazykat Premium
Hehehehehe.
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