9 better titles than "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," brought to you by the Internet

Twitter hates the new "Star Wars" title

Published November 6, 2014 6:11PM (EST)

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The title for Disney's upcoming "Star Wars Episode VII" was released today via the official "Star Wars" Twitter feed. Get ready for "Star Wars: The Force Awakens."

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The Internet was less than impressed with the name for the latest film in the "Star Wars" franchise. With not-so-subtle mockery, many on Twitter renamed the J.J. Abrams-directed film. Here are some of the best titles:

1) The Beyoncé riff:

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2) "Star Wars" meets popular YA fiction:

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3) The "Star Wars" morning routine:

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4) Taylor Swift: Welcome to a galaxy far, far away:

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5) The force has to walk home in last night's digs:

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6) #NotAllMen

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7) The force is getting older:

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8) The blunt but apt. (For the record, George Lucas did serve as a creative consultant):

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9) And Salon's own Simon Maloy calls it as he sees it:

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By Sarah Gray

Sarah Gray is an assistant editor at Salon, focusing on innovation. Follow @sarahhhgray or email sgray@salon.com.

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