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17th May '16 10:25:46 AM Assassin-sensei
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* In ''VisualNovel/{{Sickness}}'', Vincent and Violet get upset upon first meeting Suoh because of his name.
-->'''Vincent:''' Sai, this is no fair! How come the new guy gets a codename and I don't!? You're with me on this, aren't you, Violet?\\
'''Suoh:''' Uh...Suoh is actually--\\
'''Violet:''' Like I care. You don't use your real name while working anyway, do you? I sure don't.\\
'''Suoh:''' Look, Suoh is my real--\\
'''Vincent:''' That's not the point! Sai gets a cool codename, Karasu gets a cool codename, and now we have a newbie being called "dragon"! It isn't fair!
16th May '16 9:19:47 AM TheMartianGeek1
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* In ''[[{{Literature/Animorphs}} Animorphs]] #26: The Attack'', there is the Animorphs' guide while they are on an alien planet, Guide. (Their culture has some...[[PlanetOfHats interesting ideas]] about jobs, name choice, and cultural priorities.)
3rd May '16 1:32:15 AM PaulA
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* Creator/DCComics 1960s counter-culture character Prez Rickard grew up to become President of the United States. "Prez" is, of course, short for "President".

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* In Creator/DCComics 1960s 1970s counter-culture character title ''ComicBook/{{Prez}}'', Prez Rickard grew up to become President of the United States. "Prez" is, of course, short for "President"."President"; apparently, his mother had a premonition. His main enemy is Boss Smiley, the embodiment of political corruption, whose office door and desk bear signs indicating that his first name really is "Boss".
2nd May '16 9:41:14 PM Blazer
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* In the ''WebAnimation/DeathBattle'' episode featuring [[VideoGame/BlazBlue Ragna the Bloodedge]] vs. [[VideoGame/GuiltyGear Sol Badguy]], Wiz and Boomstick [[WhosOnFirst get into an argument over]] the name of the villain That Man, so much that Boomstick [[ScrewThisImOuttaHere walks out in anger.]] After a moment, he comes back and apologizes after going on the Internet and realizing that, yes, the character's name is, indeed, That Man.
2nd May '16 5:25:24 PM ReaderAt2046
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* PlayedWith in the case of Prince Blueblood from ''FanFic/RainbowDoubleDashsLunaverse''. "Prince" is his real name, but it's not his real title (he's a Viscount).
2nd May '16 12:31:07 PM CaptainCrawdad
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* ''Film/HaroldAndKumarGoToWhiteCastle'': After [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome Harold and Kumar steal the Extreme Sports Punks' SUV]], Cole, the leader, addresses a fellow punk as "Extreme Sports Punk #1" as they watch them drive away.

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* ''Film/HaroldAndKumarGoToWhiteCastle'': After [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome Harold and Kumar steal the Extreme Sports Punks' SUV]], SUV, Cole, the leader, addresses a fellow punk as "Extreme Sports Punk #1" as they watch them drive away.away.
* ''Film/SpaceCop'': Space Cop is a space cop who is always called "Space Cop." Around the halfway mark, his partner finally asks what his real name is, and he explains that all space cops change their name to Space Cop to protect their families. He ponders going back to his birth name: Holden Madickey.



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* A man is wandering around Beijing, unable to find his way back to the hotel. He finds a random person to ask for directions and shouts, ‘Hey you!’ The man turns around in shock and asks, ‘How did you know my name?!’
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2nd May '16 8:48:06 AM res20stupid
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* A weird case in ''VisualNovel/NineHoursNinePersonsNineDoors''. Everyone except Junpei uses a codename based on their assigned number. [[spoiler: Clover]]'s codename counts under the ThemeNaming, but it's eventually revealed that her name actually is [[spoiler: Clover]]... well, it's the Japanese word, [[spoiler: Yotsuba]].
13th Apr '16 10:09:53 AM Willbyr
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* The section chief in ''YoureUnderArrest''. He's mostly referred to by his title, which in Japanese is "Kachou"; at one point it's revealed that this is also his real name (though written with different kanji).

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* The section chief in ''YoureUnderArrest''.''Manga/YoureUnderArrest''. He's mostly referred to by his title, which in Japanese is "Kachou"; at one point it's revealed that this is also his real name (though written with different kanji).
7th Apr '16 8:23:02 AM thatother1dude
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* In ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' the rich Texan character's full name is Richard Texan. But you can call him "Rich".
** "Who Shot Mr. Burns?" Part 2 implies that Groundskeeper Willie's first name really ''is'' Groundskeeper, as at one point Lisa refers to him as "grounds-tender Groundskeeper Willie", though a more recent episode revealed that his full name is William [=MacDougal=].

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* In ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' the ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons''
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rich Texan character's full name is Richard Texan. But you can call him "Rich".
** "Who Shot Mr. Burns?" Part 2 implies that Groundskeeper Willie's first name really ''is'' Groundskeeper, as at one point Lisa refers to him as "grounds-tender Groundskeeper Willie", though a Willie". [[NegativeContinuity A more recent episode episode]] revealed that his full name is William [=MacDougal=].



* Sheriff Bronson Stone of ''WesternAnimation/ScoobyDooMysteryInc'', whose first name actually is "Sheriff", because that's what his mother always wanted him to be.

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* Sheriff Bronson Stone of ''WesternAnimation/ScoobyDooMysteryInc'', whose ''WesternAnimation/ScoobyDooMysteryInc'' has "Sheriff" as first name actually is "Sheriff", name, because that's what his mother always wanted him to be.



* ''WesternAnimation/ThePiratesInAnAdventureWithScientists'': The Pirate Captain's name is indeed Pirate Captain, as we see when he signs his name as such on an entry form.
** Lampshaded when he meets UsefulNotes/QueenVictoria.
---> '''Victoria:''' Do you have a name, Pirate Captain?
---> '''Pirate Captain:''' Yes! They call me... The Pirate Captain.

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* ''WesternAnimation/ThePiratesInAnAdventureWithScientists'': The Pirate Captain's name is indeed Pirate Captain, as we see when he signs his name as such on an entry form.
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form. Lampshaded when he meets UsefulNotes/QueenVictoria.
---> --> '''Victoria:''' Do you have a name, Pirate Captain?
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Captain?\\
'''Pirate Captain:''' Yes! They call me... The Pirate Captain.



* On ''WesternAnimation/AdventureTime'' Lady Rainicorn doesn't have a title; "Lady" is just her first name.
** PlayedWith; Doctor Princess is not actually a princess, but that is her surname.
** For that matter, all the actual princesses but Bubblegum ([[EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep real name "Bonnibel Bubblegum"]]) are referred to as "X Princess" (Flame Princess, Hot Dog Princess, Lumpy Space Princess), and it is unclear if these are their names and not just titles. It later turned out Flame Princess's first name was Phoebe, and she initially refused to reveal this.

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* On ''WesternAnimation/AdventureTime'' ''WesternAnimation/AdventureTime'':
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Lady Rainicorn doesn't have a title; "Lady" is just her first name.
** PlayedWith; Doctor Princess is not actually a princess, but that is that's her surname.
** For that matter, all All the actual princesses but Bubblegum ([[EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep real name "Bonnibel Bubblegum"]]) are referred to as "X Princess" (Flame Princess, Hot Dog Princess, Lumpy Space Princess), and it is unclear if these are their names and not just titles. It later turned out Flame Princess's first name was Phoebe, and she initially refused to reveal this.
7th Apr '16 8:17:06 AM thatother1dude
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* The Mayor from ''WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls'' is actually named Mayor. His campaign slogan is, "Vote for Mayor for mayor!", and when he lost his job, he became ex-mayor Mayor. Although in one episode, his wife calls him Barney.

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* The Mayor from ''WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls'' is actually named Mayor. His campaign slogan is, "Vote for Mayor for mayor!", and when he lost his job, he became ex-mayor Mayor. Although It's apparently a [[LastNameBasis surname]], as in one episode, his wife calls him Barney.
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