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Would You Name Your Child After a Videogame Character?

Yes, I already have the perfect name in mind!
5 (20.8%)
Hell no! Are you some kinda MORON? Guh-huck!
2 (8.3%)
I'm not sure. Maybe. I am a rebel without a cause.
11 (45.8%)
My cat's breath smells like cat food.
6 (25%)

Total Members Voted: 24

Voting closed: October 06, 2005, 10:28:43 pm

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nightmare975

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« Reply #60 on: October 09, 2005, 11:54:39 pm »
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It would be easier to name your kid Beatrix then Nightmare.


You are just mad that I thought of it first.


Thought what up first? In case you didn't know, my name IS Nightmare975.

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« Reply #61 on: October 10, 2005, 02:52:15 am »
My girlfriend and I have discussed using the name Jullinar (not videogame, but it's the main character of my book...  Jullinar is an angel)...  And as far as videogame names, I think I could pull off Lucca.  It's just an alternate form of Luka, which I believe is a fairly normal name anyway.

I should get my friend Kether in on this...  She has 5 kids, 2 of which are named Sairi (Kairi?) and Aidan (suspiciously similar to Aden, the main continent in Lineage 2)...  And her whole family has weird names.  Course, she doesn't know JACK about videogames, LOL!  She just happened to pick those names.  She'd probably take a lot of inspiration from the Final Fantasy names though!

I can see naming a daughter Celes...  Hmm...  And yeah, it WOULD be cool to know someone named Samus. :D

I canNOT see naming a girl Tifa though...  #1, it's just a little too far.  #2, what if there are still FF7 fanboys when my daughter gets older?  (Sounds crazy, but look how old CT is and here we are!)  Because of the name Tifa, she'd get made fun of by boys in school if her breasts don't turn out humongous... :shock:

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« Reply #62 on: October 10, 2005, 03:09:05 am »
The entire FF7 cast is the load that should have been swallowed.

And I'd say I'd name my kid Serge. Tis an awesome name. I suppose Kid could also be used, since there are many 'Guys' out there.

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« Reply #63 on: October 10, 2005, 03:53:21 am »
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It's TIE-dus.  I don't care what the gayass fuckers in Kingdom Hearts said.


What about what the voice actor said, at the concert? That's a pretty big hint.


No.  Still gay.

I could see Tifa, Barret, or Vincent.

And nobody's mad because they didn't think of Nightmare first.  It's retarded.  Even Siegfried, his real name, wouldn't work that well.

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« Reply #64 on: October 10, 2005, 09:43:18 am »
Tifa sounds...too slutty

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« Reply #65 on: October 10, 2005, 11:11:29 am »
The name itself does not have any sexual connotations...it's just that you associate a woman with extremely oversized figures in tight clothing with it.

Edit: Whoa, Jake lives  :shock: !

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« Reply #66 on: October 10, 2005, 01:19:09 pm »
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It's TIE-dus.  I don't care what the gayass fuckers in Kingdom Hearts said.


What about what the voice actor said, at the concert? That's a pretty big hint.


No.  Still gay.


Actually, even before that, in the preview trailer for FFX (I think this trailer was on the CD for the FF:TSW soundtrack), it was still pronounced TEE-dus even then.

Face it Hadriel, every time Square says it, it's consistent, and every time they say it it's TEE-dus.

And yes, Jake lives. ;)

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« Reply #67 on: October 10, 2005, 01:44:05 pm »
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My girlfriend and I have discussed using the name Jullinar (not videogame, but it's the main character of my book...  Jullinar is an angel)...

I think Jullinar is also a character in Stargate SG-1.

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« Reply #68 on: October 10, 2005, 04:12:03 pm »
That's Jolanar or something like that.  Jullinar is named for a girl I knew in junior high. =P

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« Reply #69 on: October 10, 2005, 05:54:42 pm »
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Magus and Robo are big no's


Magil perhaps?


I don't think naming my kid Wizard is the best idea.


I don't think naming my kid Laguna is a goo idea either!

(It's because I live near the town of Laguna)


At least that would make some sense.

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« Reply #70 on: October 10, 2005, 06:03:05 pm »
If I had a french wife, I'd call my Daughter Har-Lay for Harle :P That's like an UBER name.

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« Reply #71 on: October 11, 2005, 08:55:45 pm »
Turns out I already did.  In my defense though, at the time we picked the name for our daughter, the video game character that shares her name did not exist yet.

So what is the name?  Well, I give you a few hints:

The character is from a Square game.

My wife and I first picked the name that we would eventually give our daughter back in 2000.

You’ve seen her countless times.  Sure her name changes, her attire varies, and her personality  is never the same twice.  But you’ve played CT even once, you’ve seen her before.

Lets see who can guess it.  If you get it right you win a big fat No Prize.  Yes, the No Prize!  One size fits all!  Thousand of uses!  Brought to you by the makers of Diddly-Squat.

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« Reply #72 on: October 12, 2005, 05:44:48 am »
I don't remember Marvel's Bull Pin or Stan Lee making anything called a "Diddly-Squat"...>_>

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« Reply #73 on: October 12, 2005, 05:48:42 am »
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Turns out I already did.  In my defense though, at the time we picked the name for our daughter, the video game character that shares her name did not exist yet.

So what is the name?  Well, I give you a few hints:

The character is from a Square game.

My wife and I first picked the name that we would eventually give our daughter back in 2000.

You’ve seen her countless times.  Sure her name changes, her attire varies, and her personality  is never the same twice.  But you’ve played CT even once, you’ve seen her before.

Lets see who can guess it.  If you get it right you win a big fat No Prize.  Yes, the No Prize!  One size fits all!  Thousand of uses!  Brought to you by the makers of Diddly-Squat.


Kid/Schala? Lol.

Galatia sounds like a cool name to call a girl. Archimonde for a boy XD

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« Reply #74 on: October 12, 2005, 10:23:44 am »
I was thinking of naming my daughter (if i have one) Claire, not after claire from resident evil, or Gwendolyn, after Gwen Stacy from Spider-Man, if that counts.