I mean, that's not good to break the tendency of writing, for example, "Stack Exchange" or "Stack Overflow" or "Super User" or etc.

So. It should be. Untypoed! Why StackEgg, while it must be Stack Egg?

Even my auto-correction doesn't respect it.

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  • Because it is called StackEgg. Don't argue or all the producers will come and wreck you... – Anthony Pham Mar 31 '15 at 22:57
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    Stackagotchi would be a better name. – Zanon Mar 31 '15 at 23:03
  • @Pyth wah, are they ogres? – nicael Mar 31 '15 at 23:07
  • It's Shrek 4! Or is it... – Anthony Pham Mar 31 '15 at 23:09
  • @Anna the reason is the below answer?:) – nicael Mar 31 '15 at 23:33
  • Yes, but also "this is what it's called, so it's by design". – Adam Lear Apr 1 '15 at 1:16

StackEgg is clearly a reference to digital pet games, specifically the Tamagotchi series.

Tamagotchi, as Wikipedia points out, is a portmanteau combining the Japanese word "たまご" (tamago), which means "egg", and the English word "watch". Similiarly, consider StackEgg to be a portmanteau of Stack Exchange (stackexchange.com) + egg (a literal egg).

I'm pretty sure it's in reference to Tamagotchi since the look of the devices are uncannily similar.

Also, Anna Lear has approved my theory:

Yes, but also "this is what it's called, so it's by design".

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