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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 #30 on: October 07, 2005, 02:52:22 pm »
my girlfriend seriously wants to name one of our kids tidus( ffx), i kid you not

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« Reply #31 on: October 07, 2005, 02:57:57 pm »
Been there, done that...

...some names from Final Fantasy are legitimate names that have been used to name people before.

Aeris
Auron
Barret
Celes
Cid
Edgar (English)
Freya
Irvine
Locke (English)
Lulu
Rikku (Japanese)
Rinoa
Steiner (German)
Tidus (Japanese)
Vincent (English/French)
Yuna (Japanese)
Zidane (French)

If you ask me, the names are getting more normal, and less fantasy-style.

The only name from Final Fantasy that I wouldn't name a child is "Butz," the main character from Final Fantasy V.

"Wakka" is a pretty stupid name, too.

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« Reply #32 on: October 07, 2005, 03:04:48 pm »
Do you mean Bartz from FFV? I think that was his name.

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« Reply #33 on: October 07, 2005, 03:13:28 pm »
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Do you mean Bartz from FFV? I think that was his name.

Butz = Bartz and vice-versa. Same character.

Depends if you played a direct translation of the game, or the one serialized as a part of Final Fantasy Anthology.

Also, Yoshitaka Amano, who makes the manga art and character concept art for Final Fantasy, has a painting named "Butz & Lenna Charlotte Tycoon."

Reina was originally known as Lenna, for that matter, and the remix of her theme on Final Fantasy V ~ Dear Friends album is entitled "Lenna."

Henceforth, I accept the names of these two FFV characters as being Butz and Lenna.

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« Reply #34 on: October 07, 2005, 03:44:21 pm »
Yea, I have thought about it. Glenn easily comes to mind, and I think I could pull Nadia. Crono, Lucca, Marle, or Ayla would be a strech. Magus and Robo are big no's and I wouldn't want to. Although Prometheus or Janus would be mad old school.

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« Reply #35 on: October 07, 2005, 03:46:44 pm »
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Magus and Robo are big no's


Magil perhaps?

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« Reply #36 on: October 07, 2005, 03:48:03 pm »
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Do you mean Bartz from FFV? I think that was his name.

Butz = Bartz and vice-versa. Same character.

Depends if you played a direct translation of the game, or the one serialized as a part of Final Fantasy Anthology.

Also, Yoshitaka Amano, who makes the manga art and character concept art for Final Fantasy, has a painting named "Butz & Lenna Charlotte Tycoon."

Reina was originally known as Lenna, for that matter, and the remix of her theme on Final Fantasy V ~ Dear Friends album is entitled "Lenna."

Henceforth, I accept the names of these two FFV characters as being Butz and Lenna.


Oh man Butz is just asking to made fun of. Kids can be so cruel.

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« Reply #37 on: October 07, 2005, 03:55:04 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.

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« Reply #38 on: October 07, 2005, 06:44:29 pm »
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Zidane (French)

Zidane isn't a French name, but there's a famous French soccer player whose name is Zinedine Zidane (Zidane is an Algerian surname). I strongly suspect that it's to avoid confusion with him that, in the French translation, the FF9 main character was called "Djitane".

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« Reply #39 on: October 07, 2005, 10:45:12 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)

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« Reply #40 on: October 08, 2005, 12:28:39 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.


Right...I took 2 psuedo-years of French, so I know it's wrong...but the irrational side of me takes over and I pronounce it that way anyways.

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« Reply #41 on: October 08, 2005, 12:30:10 am »
Eff most of the Woosleyisms though...Unless you get two kids and name one Seymour and the other one Butz, I'd only accept Bartz...and even then...why name a kid after a stupid FF character like him anyways?

And I'd totally go w/Gil over Magil. And Jaki over Janus. I'd be cool w/either Sarah or Schala though, I guess.

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That's true of, like, any girl's name...not to mention most random household objects...>_>

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« Reply #42 on: October 08, 2005, 04:57:46 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.

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« Reply #43 on: October 08, 2005, 05:31:06 pm »
If I have twin daughters (which I might - family history) I plan on naming them Aya and Eve.  I think that would be freaking awesome.

(P.S. Aya and Eve are from Parasite Eve.  Play that game.)

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« Reply #44 on: October 08, 2005, 07:45:44 pm »
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If I have twin daughters (which I might - family history) I plan on naming them Aya and Eve.  I think that would be freaking awesome.

(P.S. Aya and Eve are from Parasite Eve.  Play that game.)


You're a dude, right? Any sisters you have, or daughters you have are more likely to have twins. The man is not the gamete bottleneck.