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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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« Reply #15 on: October 06, 2005, 11:13:37 pm »
Bengali. But yeah, aeris sounds good. or Aera, the spell in KH

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« Reply #16 on: October 06, 2005, 11:15:22 pm »
I actually seriously read on another forum that on a list of new born babies someone had named their son Sephiroth. Don't know if it could be true or not, but man..

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« Reply #17 on: October 06, 2005, 11:18:42 pm »
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I actually seriously read on another forum that on a list of new born babies someone had named their son Sephiroth. Don't know if it could be true or not, but man..


Ohnoes! I better keep my Aeris away from them!

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« Reply #18 on: October 07, 2005, 01:34:59 am »
I am not sure.

I might do it or not.

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« Reply #19 on: October 07, 2005, 01:40:21 am »
I don't really want children and the only way I'd get to name any that would pop up would be if the girl was as big a video game nerd as I am...And I stay away from the various Otakufests, so that's probably not gonna happen any time soon...>_>

Uh, but if by some random chance it did happen...I'd go w/really absurd names...like...Lavos...

I think it'd be awesome to know a kid named Samus though. Or Locke. ^_^

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« Reply #20 on: October 07, 2005, 02:34:37 am »
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Thinking about it...I kind of like the name Harle for a girl...pronounced, Har-lay (Like the french Harlez). I subconsciously pronounce her name in that form anyways.


Harle wouldn't be prounced like Harlez, unless you're doing that on purpose.  It'd almost sound like "Har-luh" I believe.  I always pronounce it "Har Lee" though.

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« Reply #21 on: October 07, 2005, 02:36:30 am »
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Harle wouldn't be prounced like Harlez, unless you're doing that on purpose.  It'd almost sound like "Har-luh" I believe.  I always pronounce it "Har Lee" though.

Yep, when it comes to proper names, you're allowed to mispronounce them as badly as you want. ^_^

Although if anyone made my hypothetical daughter Celes' name rhyme with "please," or tried to pronounce the C like a K, I'd give them a taste of my Repentance Ray! Also known as a revolver.

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« Reply #22 on: October 07, 2005, 07:03:38 am »
Or I'd give a really regular name that an character has w/o telling the kid that he/she's actually named after a video game character...Like Clyde or Terra...or Ken...

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« Reply #23 on: October 07, 2005, 07:22:54 am »
Ive alwaysed (is that a word? no. what? how do you write it?) like the name terra. But kids would probably call her terra terror or some shit

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« Reply #24 on: October 07, 2005, 07:38:00 am »
You do realize that kids are stupid regardless of other kids' names, right? Unless you go overboard and name your kid "Fartatron" or "Lucious"...they should be okay...I mean, Terra is just a fancy way to spell Tara/Tarah after all...I'd actually probably go oldschool on their ass and name her Tina (heck, that gets both a FF and a DoA reference even!).

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« Reply #25 on: October 07, 2005, 07:47:34 am »
Dude, I am a kid, and I know that kids make fun of other kids names.
If i called my daughter a DoA name or FF name, and some of her friends look  it up on Google Images for no reason, theyd probably find all this porn, if someone turned Safe Search off.
Id like to call my kid Time Devourer, the Profound Darkness or EarthWorm Jim, but my wife (if i get one) would not allow me...probably

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« Reply #26 on: October 07, 2005, 09:58:50 am »
Locke is a normal name. I'd never do it, I guess, because it's pre-empting the child's dignity somewhat. Not because it's a video game name, but because it just isn't quite normal. "Sephiroth" is going a little far.

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« Reply #27 on: October 07, 2005, 10:13:27 am »
Someone should name his son Tidus and take up the challenge of never ever pronoucing the name, like in FFX and X-2 :P

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« Reply #28 on: October 07, 2005, 02:13:11 pm »
It's TIE-dus.  I don't care what the gayass fuckers in Kingdom Hearts said.

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« Reply #29 on: October 07, 2005, 02:13:54 pm »
Naming my kid after a VG character? Oo

Nope, never. Me and my GF have discussed that... Alexander came up. ^_^