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19th Jan '17 8:03:08 PM FreeJaffa
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* ComicBook/SpiderGwen is in a band called "the Mary Janes" with her world's Mary Jane Watson.
27th Nov '16 7:02:41 PM PaulA
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** There's also "Pranger's Bangers", named for its commanding officer [[Creator/DavidDrake Drake]] Pranger, which figures prominently in one story arc.

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** There's also "Pranger's Bangers", "[[Literature/HammersSlammers Pranger's Bangers]]", named for its commanding officer [[Creator/DavidDrake Drake]] Pranger, which figures prominently in one story arc.
23rd Nov '16 3:22:58 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''/VideoGame/StarcraftII'' has Raynor's Raiders, formerly known as Raynor's Rangers when they were upholding the law.

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* ''/VideoGame/StarcraftII'' ''VideoGame/StarcraftII'' has Raynor's Raiders, formerly known as Raynor's Rangers when they were upholding the law.
23rd Nov '16 3:20:31 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''StarcraftII'' has Raynor's Raiders, formerly known as Raynor's Rangers when they were upholding the law.

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* ''StarcraftII'' ''/VideoGame/StarcraftII'' has Raynor's Raiders, formerly known as Raynor's Rangers when they were upholding the law.
13th Nov '16 4:19:29 PM LorienTheYounger
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** It may be noteworthy that the Nick Xenophon Team is the only one to have multiple elected members; Bob Katter, Jacqui Lambie and Derryn Hinch are the only elected MPs from their eponymous parties in the federal Parliament. Although KAP does have two representatives in the Queensland state parliament as well, one of whom is Bob Katter's son.

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** It may be noteworthy that the Nick Xenophon Team is the only one to have multiple elected members; members, with one Lower House MP and three senators. Bob Katter, Jacqui Lambie and Derryn Hinch are the only elected MPs [=MPs=] from their eponymous parties in the federal Parliament. Although Parliament, although KAP does also have two representatives in the Queensland state parliament as well, one (one of whom is Bob Katter's son.son).
13th Nov '16 4:17:02 PM LorienTheYounger
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* This has become popular in UsefulNotes/AustralianPolitics lately, partly because of problems with registering more mundane names. Thus with seats in parliament are Katter's Australia Party, and Palmer's United Australia party. The extremist and much older (now dead) Pauline's United Australia Party is another example. All of these originate in the state of Queensland, famous for its conservative political mavericks.
** The head of the Nick Xenophon Team justified his use of this trope, saying that while he didn't like using his own name, name recognition was important in politics and his candidates would be elected on his reputation.

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* This has become popular in UsefulNotes/AustralianPolitics lately, partly because of problems with registering more mundane names. Thus Those with seats in the federal parliament are Katter's Australia Party, currently include the "Nick Xenophon Team", "Katter's Australian Party", the "Jacqui Lambie Network" and Palmer's "Derryn Hinch's Justice Party". Older now-defunct examples include the "Palmer United Party" and the short-lived "Pauline's United Australia party. The extremist and much older (now dead) Pauline's United Australia Party is another example. All of these originate in Party". In the state of Queensland, famous most recent election, independent senator Glenn Lazarus also ran for its conservative political mavericks.
re-election under the "Glenn Lazarus Team" but failed to retain his seat.
** The head of the Nick Xenophon Team justified his use of this trope, saying that while he didn't like using his own name, name recognition was important in politics and his candidates would be elected on his reputation.own reputation.
** It may be noteworthy that the Nick Xenophon Team is the only one to have multiple elected members; Bob Katter, Jacqui Lambie and Derryn Hinch are the only elected MPs from their eponymous parties in the federal Parliament. Although KAP does have two representatives in the Queensland state parliament as well, one of whom is Bob Katter's son.
30th Oct '16 3:50:22 PM nombretomado
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* An episode of ''HerculesTheLegendaryJourneys'' had the characters founding the Olympic Games. When they're trying to come up with a name, Salmoneus suggests "The Salmoneus Games." No one is amused.

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* An episode of ''HerculesTheLegendaryJourneys'' ''Series/HerculesTheLegendaryJourneys'' had the characters founding the Olympic Games. When they're trying to come up with a name, Salmoneus suggests "The Salmoneus Games." No one is amused.
18th Oct '16 8:13:37 PM nombretomado
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* ''FriskyDingo'' featured Awesome X and the X-ticles, a team of well-funded badass normals. TheyFightCrime.

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* ''FriskyDingo'' ''WesternAnimation/FriskyDingo'' featured Awesome X and the X-ticles, a team of well-funded badass normals. TheyFightCrime.
15th Oct '16 5:21:14 PM OnGreenDolphinStreet
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* Rather common among classic jazz groups: Duke Ellington and his Orchestra, Count Basie and his Corchestra, the Dave Brubeck Quartet, the Cannonball Adderly Quintet, the Miles Davis Quintet, etc.

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* Rather common among classic jazz groups: Duke Ellington and his Orchestra, Count Basie and his Corchestra, Orchestra, the Dave Brubeck Quartet, the Cannonball Adderly Quintet, the Miles Davis Quintet, etc.


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* Before they became Music/TheBeachBoys, the Wilson brothers (and cousin) had a band under the name of "Carl and the Passions". Interestingly, Music/BrianWilson came up with the name ''before'' his brother Carl joined the group, in order to entice him to join.
* Music/FrankieValliAndTheFourSeasons were initially known as the Four Seasons, then as "The 4 Seasons featuring the "sound" of Frankie Valli" (yes, that was the actual artist credit), then as "Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons". One of Frankie Valli's solo singles featured "The Valli Boys" on the instrumental B-side.
18th Sep '16 1:32:14 PM nombretomado
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* Among the New X-Men groups, one member was codenamed Hellion, and the team advisor chose the name... the Hellions. A different member lampshades this: "Hey, did we just become Hellion and the Hellions?"
* The X-Men themselves, with Charles Xavier, aka Professor X. He swears he didn't name them after himself, but after the X-gene.

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* Among the New X-Men ComicBook/NewXMen groups, one member was codenamed Hellion, and the team advisor chose the name... the Hellions. A different member lampshades this: "Hey, did we just become Hellion and the Hellions?"
* The X-Men ComicBook/XMen themselves, with Charles Xavier, aka Professor X. He swears he didn't name them after himself, but after the X-gene.



* ''ArchieComics''

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