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18th Apr '18 5:21:25 PM Viira
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** Has a medic introduced with the name [=DuFresne=]. It's decided by the other characters that his name is too hard to pronounce and he is christened "Doc" for the remainder of the series.
** The Red Team Sergeant is an example for most of the series, known only as Sarge, however it is eventually revealed his name [[HisNameReallyIsBarkeep is actually Sarge.]]
** Sister is another example. Her real name is stated by the DVD profiles to be Kaikaina (which is Hawaiian for "younger sibling of the same sex," which counts as a StealthInsult to Grif), but all characters, including her older brother, only ever call her Sister.

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** Has Season 2 introduces a medic introduced with the name [=DuFresne=]. It's decided by the other characters that his name is too hard to pronounce and he is christened "Doc" for the remainder of the series.
** The Red Team Sergeant is an example for most of the series, known only as Sarge, however Sarge. However, it is eventually revealed his name [[HisNameReallyIsBarkeep is actually is Sarge.]]
** Sister is another example. Her real name is stated by the DVD profiles and season 15 to be Kaikaina (which is Hawaiian for "younger sibling of the same sex," which counts as a StealthInsult to Grif), but all characters, including her older brother, only ever call her Sister.
17th Apr '18 10:16:44 PM UchuuFlamenco
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* In ''Anime/SaberMarionetteR'', everyone calls Virrey Jr. just "Junior". Overlaps with WhoNamesTheirKidDude, as his name is Spanish for "viceroy".
17th Apr '18 7:34:55 PM nombretomado
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* WebVideo/TheNostalgiaChick. Apart from Nella, who calls her Lindsay, everybody calls her Chick. [[IThoughtItMeant But she's not]] TheChick.

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* WebVideo/TheNostalgiaChick. Apart from Nella, who calls her Lindsay, everybody calls her Chick. [[IThoughtItMeant [[JustForFun/IThoughtItMeant But she's not]] TheChick.
10th Apr '18 2:52:40 AM Trogdor
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* In ''Film/{{Zathura}}'', Walter and Danny just call the astronaut "The Astronaut", due to him never saying his name. [[spoiler:It's revealed near the end that astronaut actually ''is'' an older version of Walter]].

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* In ''Film/{{Zathura}}'', Walter and Danny just call the astronaut is referred to by everyone (including himself at one point) as "The Astronaut", due to on account of him never saying his name. [[spoiler:It's revealed near the end that astronaut actually ''is'' an older version of Walter]].name.
3rd Apr '18 1:07:34 AM Trogdor
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* In ''Film/{{Zathura}}'', Walter and Danny just call the astronaut "The Astronaut", due to him never saying his name. [[spoiler:It's revealed near the end that astronaut actually ''is'' an older version of Walter]].
24th Mar '18 5:10:37 PM WestTxTapper
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* Dukes and earls in the UK commonly refer to each other by their title. For example, the Earl of Warwick would be simply addressed by his peers as "Warwick". Ditto for the Empire of Brazil. Both historians and contemporary accounts refer to people with noble rank by the rank. UsefulNotes/DukeOfCaxias, for example, is almost never referred to by his actual name.

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* Dukes and earls in the UK commonly refer to each other by their title. For example, the Earl of Warwick (currently Guy Greville) would be simply addressed by his peers as "Warwick". Ditto for the Empire of Brazil. Both historians and contemporary accounts refer to people with noble rank by the rank. UsefulNotes/DukeOfCaxias, for example, is almost never referred to by his actual name.
4th Mar '18 4:58:29 PM StarSword
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* ''Film/TheAmericanPresident'' has this as such a driving theme that it's reflected in the title of the movie. Andrew Shepard can't even get his best friend to address him by name when they're shooting pool.
-->'''A.J.:''' Nice shot, Mr. President.
-->'''President Shepherd:''' 'Nice shot, Mr. President?' You won't even call me by my name when we're playing pool?
-->'''A.J.:''' [[Creator/DrSeuss I will not do it playing pool, I will not do it in a school. I do not like green eggs and ham, I do not like them, Sam I Am.]]
-->'''President Shepherd:''' At ease, A.J., at ease.

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* ''Film/TheAmericanPresident'' has this as such a driving theme that it's reflected in the title of the movie. Andrew Shepard can't even get his best friend to address him by name when they're shooting pool.
pool. [[spoiler:Once their romantic relationship takes off, Sidney becomes the only member of the cast to call him by his name (other than his daughter by his first wife, who calls him "Dad").]]
-->'''A.J.:''' Nice shot, Mr. President.
-->'''President
President.\\
'''President
Shepherd:''' 'Nice shot, Mr. President?' You won't even call me by my name when we're playing pool?
-->'''A.
pool?\\
'''A.
J.:''' [[Creator/DrSeuss I will not do it playing pool, I will not do it in a school. I do not like green eggs and ham, I do not like them, Sam I Am.]]
-->'''President
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'''President
Shepherd:''' At ease, A.J., at ease.


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* ''Film/RedSparrow'': Matron's real name is never given, even in the credits; her dress uniform at the end of the film doesn't even have a nametape on it.
1st Mar '18 7:35:05 PM vexusdylandasecond
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* ''WebAnimation/DSBTInsaniT'': Everyone calls Waterfall Girl 'WG', for short.
1st Mar '18 2:19:58 AM Andygal
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* In Franchise/TheCosmere, Shardholders tend to be known by the Intents of their Shards, rather than by their human names. (Ati tends to be called Ruin, Leras tends to be called Preservation, Tanavast tends to be known as Honor, etc.) {{Justified}} by the fact that holding a Shard warps your mind to fit the Shard's Intent, so that after a few millennia the Intent is a more accurate descriptor than their human name. And of course we don't actually ''know'' all of the Shard's human names yet, so a few can ''only'' be referred to by their Intents.

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* In Franchise/TheCosmere, Shardholders Literature/TheCosmere, Vessels of Shards tend to be known both in and out of universe by the Intents of their Shards, rather than by their human mortal names. (Ati tends to be called Ruin, Leras tends to be called Preservation, Tanavast tends to be known as Honor, etc.) {{Justified}} by the fact that holding a Shard warps your mind to fit the Shard's Intent, so that after a few millennia the Intent is a more accurate descriptor than their human name. And of course we don't actually ''know'' all of the Shard's human Vessels' mortal names yet, so a few can ''only'' be referred to by their Intents.Intents out of universe. Notably Hoid, who knew the Vessels before they took up their Shards is one of the few characters who often calls the Vessels by their original names.
28th Feb '18 5:41:33 PM C2
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* ''WesternAnimation/SchnookumsAndMeat'''s owners are only know as Husband and Wife.
* ''WesternAnimation/ShaunTheSheep'''s owner is only known as The Farmer.

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* ''WesternAnimation/SchnookumsAndMeat'''s [[WesternAnimation/TheSchnookumsAndMeatFunnyCartoonShow Schnookums and Meat]]'s owners are only know as Husband and Wife.
* ''WesternAnimation/ShaunTheSheep'''s WesternAnimation/ShaunTheSheep's owner is only known as The Farmer.
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