Including numbers in your group name can prove to be troublesome, especially if the numbers signify the number of members within the group. Why? You never know if you’ll lose a member somewhere down the road.
Of course, this doesn’t necessarily mean that groups like NCT 127 have made a bad name for themselves, as it would be ridiculous to assume that they have 127 members within the group.
But South Korean netizens have been talking about how the numbers in the group names for some groups no longer hold any significant meaning any more since it was based on the numbers of the members it started out with.
Below are a few groups that South Korean netizens believe shouldn’t have included numbers in their group names.
Yes,while they may have started out with nine members, they are currently down to four members.
After the departure of JunHyeok, DAY6 were down to five members.
After the departure of HyeYeon, gugudan was down to eight members.