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25th Aug '17 8:24:31 AM N8han11
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[[caption-width-right:400:Millhouse in The Simpsons, trying to be radical]]

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21st Jun '17 5:52:55 PM Prfnoff
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* ''VideoGame/{{Undertale}}'' [=CamelCases=] item names in encounter screens and scrunches them down to eight or nine letters, for no apparent reason other than {{Retraux}} flavor. For example, butterscotch pie becomes the less appetizing [=ButtsPie=]. When you use a [=SpiderDont=] (Spider Donut) in battle, it says, "Don't worry, the spider didn't."

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* ''VideoGame/{{Undertale}}'' [=CamelCases=] item names in encounter screens and scrunches them down to eight or nine letters, for no apparent reason other than {{Retraux}} flavor. For example, butterscotch pie becomes the less appetizing [=ButtsPie=]. When you use a [=SpiderDont=] (Spider Donut) in battle, it says, "Don't worry, the spider didn't."" The name you input at the beginning of the game is also limited to six letters.
20th May '17 4:37:48 PM OmegaMetroid
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* The ''VideoGame/MegaManBattleNetwork'' games follow this trope for the names of [=NetNavis=], which might be an intentional throwback to the older games that had less memory. This leads to Navis named [=FlamMan=] ([=FlameMan=]), the American football-themed [=FootMan=]/[=GridMan=] and [=JapanMan=] (originally [=YamatoMan=].)

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* The ''VideoGame/MegaManBattleNetwork'' games follow this trope for the names of [=NetNavis=], which might be an intentional throwback to the older games that had less memory.memory[[note]]It may also be a throwback to DOS limiting filenames to 8 characters, which is another example of this trope.[[/note]]. This leads to Navis named [=FlamMan=] ([=FlameMan=]), the American football-themed [=FootMan=]/[=GridMan=] and [=JapanMan=] (originally [=YamatoMan=].)
24th Mar '17 7:31:41 PM Ezclee4050
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* When computers started getting used for school records in TheEighties, there were limits of ten characters for first names. One problem: one of the most common American boys' names of TheSeventies, Christopher, had 11 letters, so teachers often had several [=CHRISTOPHEs=] their class rolls.
26th Feb '17 9:33:43 AM eroock
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-->--'''Music/BrentalFloss''', ''Franchise/FinalFantasy Classic [[WithLyrics WITH LYRICS]]''

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-->--'''Music/BrentalFloss''', -->-- '''Music/BrentalFloss''', ''Franchise/FinalFantasy Classic [[WithLyrics WITH LYRICS]]''
30th Jan '17 4:53:59 PM Prfnoff
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* ''VideoGame/{{Undertale}}'' [=CamelCases=] item names in encounter screens and scrunches them down to eight or nine letters, for no apparent reason other than {{Retraux}} flavor. For example, butterscotch pie becomes the less appetizing [=ButtsPie=].

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* ''VideoGame/{{Undertale}}'' [=CamelCases=] item names in encounter screens and scrunches them down to eight or nine letters, for no apparent reason other than {{Retraux}} flavor. For example, butterscotch pie becomes the less appetizing [=ButtsPie=]. When you use a [=SpiderDont=] (Spider Donut) in battle, it says, "Don't worry, the spider didn't."
27th Jan '17 5:25:08 PM ILikeRobots
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* The English version of ''Videogame/EarthBoundBeginnings'' often removes letters and spaces in enemy, object and [[PsychicPowers PSI]] names because of this, which is why we get things like "[=SuprHealing=]" instead of "Super Healing," "[=Def.Down=]" instead of "Defense Down," and "G.G.F's Diary" instead of "Great-Grandfather's Diary."
26th Jan '17 5:25:00 PM Prfnoff
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* ''VideoGame/{{Undertale}}'' [=CamelCases=] item names and scrunches them down to eight or nine letters, for no apparent reason other than {{Retraux}} flavor. For example, butterscotch pie becomes the less appetizing [=ButtsPie=].

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* ''VideoGame/{{Undertale}}'' [=CamelCases=] item names in encounter screens and scrunches them down to eight or nine letters, for no apparent reason other than {{Retraux}} flavor. For example, butterscotch pie becomes the less appetizing [=ButtsPie=].
26th Jan '17 4:54:51 PM Prfnoff
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* ''VideoGame/{{Undertale}}'' [=CamelCases=] item names and scrunches them down to eight or nine letters, for no apparent reason other than {{Retraux}} flavor.

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* ''VideoGame/{{Undertale}}'' [=CamelCases=] item names and scrunches them down to eight or nine letters, for no apparent reason other than {{Retraux}} flavor.
flavor. For example, butterscotch pie becomes the less appetizing [=ButtsPie=].
23rd Jan '17 10:56:55 AM Prfnoff
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* ''VideoGame/{{Undertale}}'' [=CamelCases=] item names and scrunches them down to eight or nine letters, for no apparent reason other than {{Retraux}} flavor.
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