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23rd Jun '16 6:34:31 PM nombretomado
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* In ''Film/TheRockyHorrorPictureShow'', [[TimCurry Dr. Frank N Furter]] is called "Frankie" by various characters throughout the film.

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* In ''Film/TheRockyHorrorPictureShow'', [[TimCurry [[Creator/TimCurry Dr. Frank N Furter]] is called "Frankie" by various characters throughout the film.
22nd Jun '16 9:56:21 PM PaulA
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* Creator/KarlMay lived by this trope, for instance in the stories set in the American West, most of the ''Westmänner'' (Westmen) go by their colourful nicknames, not their real ones, for instance [[AuthorAvatar Old Shatterhand]], Old Surehand, Old Firehand, Old Death, Old Wabble, Gunstick-Uncle, Earless and Tante Droll ("Aunt Droll").

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* Creator/KarlMay lived by this trope, for instance in the ''Literature/{{Winnetou}}'' stories set in the American West, most of the ''Westmänner'' (Westmen) go by their colourful nicknames, not their real ones, for instance [[AuthorAvatar Old Shatterhand]], Old Surehand, Old Firehand, Old Death, Old Wabble, Gunstick-Uncle, Earless and Tante Droll ("Aunt Droll").
9th Jun '16 10:55:24 AM Jackie-Chaos-Bunny
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* In ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls'', Soos sometimes calls Mabel "Hambone".
2nd Jun '16 8:56:27 PM LadyNorbert
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An In-Series Nickname is not a FanNickname; although it can frequently be used as such. Instead, it is a nickname specifically given in-series, not even by the producers alone. It is always regarded as canon. Often given out by TheNicknamer. If done enough this may overlap with AccidentalMisnaming or OnlyKnownByTheirNickname.

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An In-Series Nickname is not a FanNickname; FanNickname, although it can frequently be used as such. Instead, it is a nickname specifically given in-series, not even by the producers alone. It is always regarded as canon. Often given out by TheNicknamer. If done enough this may overlap with AccidentalMisnaming or OnlyKnownByTheirNickname.



* ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist'' has a few.
** Alphonse calls Edward "brother" more often than his actual name.
** Roy Mustang refers to his hand-selected subordinates as chess pieces - the Queen, the Knight, the Bishop, the Rook, and the Pawn. He, of course, is the King. They're really code names, but they're also {{affectionate nickname}}s as these people are his FamilyOfChoice.
** Soldiers serving at the northern fortress of Briggs are almost universally known as the Briggs Bears.



* ''FanFic/HarmonyTheory'': Blaze for Trail Blazer.

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* ''FanFic/HarmonyTheory'': Blaze "Blaze" for Trail Blazer.



* In ''FanFic/{{Eternity}}'' Enterprise was sold to Japanese in the 50s and renamed as Yonaga, the Long Night. For her long service in JMSDF (retiring in the 2000s), the Japanese gave her the titular nickname "Eien".

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* In ''FanFic/{{Eternity}}'' ''FanFic/{{Eternity}},'' Enterprise was sold to Japanese in the 50s and renamed as Yonaga, the Long Night. For her long service in JMSDF (retiring in the 2000s), the Japanese gave her the titular nickname "Eien"."Eien".
* In the Fanfic/ElementalChessTrilogy, Roy Mustang's wife is variously known as Ladyhawk, the Queen, or Lady Mustang, depending on who's talking. Her personal bodyguards are known as "the queen's men."
* Lydia, in the [[Fanfic/{{Cinderjuice}} Contractually Obligated Chaos]] series, is identified as "Your Ladyship" by the members of Prince Vince's court, even before [[spoiler:he gives her the courtesy title of "Princess of Beetles"]], while her husband just sometimes calls her "Wifey-Babes." The Fairy Godfather is occasionally called "F.G." for short, and Hugo frequently shortens Lady Delphine's name to "Lady."
* In ''Fanfic/SayItThrice'', [[Film/{{Beetlejuice}} Betelgeuse]] calls his MoralityPet "Lyds" and Babes." He also calls [[WesternAnimation/DannyPhantom Danny]] "Danny boy," and sometimes calls Juno "June-bug."



* In ''Anime/PonyoOnTheCliffByTheSea'', "Ponyo" is just a nickname Sousuke gives to the titular fish. Her real name is Brunhilde. Her dad is none too happy about the way she prefers "Ponyo" over "Brunhilde..."

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* In ''Anime/PonyoOnTheCliffByTheSea'', "Ponyo" is just a nickname Sousuke gives to the titular fish. Her real name is Brunhilde. Her dad is none too happy about the way fact that she prefers "Ponyo" over "Brunhilde..."to be called Ponyo.
20th May '16 2:05:31 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* Justin from ''QueerAsFolk'' is called "Sunshine" by Debbie, and sometimes Brian.

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* Justin from ''QueerAsFolk'' ''Series/QueerAsFolk'' is called "Sunshine" by Debbie, and sometimes Brian.
18th May '16 2:07:57 PM TheOneWhoTropes
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** "Hotbreath" was played by Florence Halop, who replaced Selma Diamond on ''NightCourt'' about forty years later. (You wouldn't think it to look at her on ''Night Court'', but she could really sell the sexy voice on radio when she was in her twenties.)

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** "Hotbreath" was played by Florence Halop, who replaced Selma Diamond on ''NightCourt'' ''Series/NightCourt'' about forty years later. (You wouldn't think it to look at her on ''Night Court'', but she could really sell the sexy voice on radio when she was in her twenties.)
18th May '16 11:54:48 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* ''{{CSI NY}}'' Danny has always called Lindsay 'Montana' ever since she started working on the team. That said, it's a bit less frequent now that they're married, although it pops up from time to time along with a rather natural occasional 'Babe'

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* ''{{CSI NY}}'' ''Series/{{CSINY}}'' Danny has always called Lindsay 'Montana' ever since she started working on the team. That said, it's a bit less frequent now that they're married, although it pops up from time to time along with a rather natural occasional 'Babe'
15th May '16 10:57:04 AM nombretomado
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* From the Comicbook/{{X-Men}}:

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* From the Comicbook/{{X-Men}}:Comicbook/XMen:



** {{Magneto}}: "Bucket-head" (by Wolverine)

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** {{Magneto}}: ComicBook/{{Magneto}}: "Bucket-head" (by Wolverine)



** {{Wolverine}}: "Wolvie"

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** {{Wolverine}}: ComicBook/{{Wolverine}}: "Wolvie"
8th May '16 2:12:52 PM Morgenthaler
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* ''WickedLovely'' has a few, most notably Aislinn being referred to as Ash more often than not. Niall is also most often called Gancanagh, although that's more because [[EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep he is a gancanagh.]]

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* ''WickedLovely'' ''Literature/WickedLovely'' has a few, most notably Aislinn being referred to as Ash more often than not. Niall is also most often called Gancanagh, although that's more because [[EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep he is a gancanagh.]]
27th Apr '16 3:29:04 PM Eievie
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->'''Applejack:''' Ah, don't look like that, Sugarcube.
->'''Black [=Gryph0n=]:''' She thinks everyone's name is "Sugarcube." I think that's her excuse for forgetting their names.
->''Imitating Applejack'' "Sugarcube, meet, uh, Sugarcube!"

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->'''Applejack:''' Ah, don't look like that, Sugarcube.
->'''Black
Sugarcube.\\
'''Black
[=Gryph0n=]:''' She thinks everyone's name is "Sugarcube." I think that's her excuse for forgetting their names.
->''Imitating
names.\\
''Imitating
Applejack'' "Sugarcube, meet, uh, Sugarcube!"



* ''Manga/ChibiMarukoChan'': The main character Momoko Sakura's nickname is Maruko. She is almost always called by this name or a variant of it in place of her actual first name (i.e. in a situation in Japanese culture where the use of the first name would be called for).

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* ''Manga/ChibiMarukoChan'': The main character Momoko Sakura's nickname is Maruko."Maruko". She is almost always called by this name or a variant of it in place of her actual first name (i.e. in a situation in Japanese culture where the use of the first name would be called for).



** Also Lelouch is dubbed 'Lulu' by Shirley and Milly. What's more, among the closer members of her family (and LoveInterest Suzaku) Euphemia goes by 'Euphy'.
* Hachiroto 'Hachimaki' Hoshino in ''Anime/{{Planetes}}''. Later, it was revealed that his mentor gave everybody (except Hakim) nicknames; Edel was Hourglass and Tanabe was Little Lady at first, then Angel.

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** Also Lelouch is dubbed 'Lulu' "Lulu" by Shirley and Milly. What's more, among the closer members of her family (and LoveInterest Suzaku) Euphemia goes by 'Euphy'.
"Euphy".
* Hachiroto 'Hachimaki' "Hachimaki" Hoshino in ''Anime/{{Planetes}}''. Later, it was revealed that his mentor gave everybody (except Hakim) nicknames; Edel was Hourglass "Hourglass" and Tanabe was Little Lady "Little Lady" at first, then Angel."Angel".



* In ''Manga/FruitsBasket'', the [[DudeLooksLikeALady unfortunate Yuki]] Sohma gets the nickname of Yun Yun (which he points out is ''longer than his actual name.'' This does nothing to dissuade the nickname-giver, Manabe, however). Another student council member is branded with the Chibi (or Chibisuke).

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* In ''Manga/FruitsBasket'', the [[DudeLooksLikeALady unfortunate Yuki]] Sohma gets the nickname of Yun Yun "Yun Yun" (which he points out is ''longer than his actual name.'' This does nothing to dissuade the nickname-giver, Manabe, however). Another student council member is branded with the Chibi (or Chibisuke).



** The manga has many, most famously Straw Hat Luffy, since most enemies casually call him Straw Hat. This may be more NomDeGuerre, though, especially the ones in the form of TheMagnificent.
** Outside of titles, plenty of characters are given genuine nicknames, many by Luffy. This is most notable in Dressrosa, where we get Doffy (an AffectionateNickname for Donquixote Doflamingo used by his Executives), Cabbage (Cavendish), Traffy (Trafalgar Law), and plenty more. Naturally, all of these have become {{Fan Nickname}}s.

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** The manga has many, most famously Straw "Straw Hat Luffy, Luffy" since most enemies casually call him Straw Hat."Straw Hat". This may be more NomDeGuerre, though, especially the ones in the form of TheMagnificent.
** Outside of titles, plenty of characters are given genuine nicknames, many by Luffy. This is most notable in Dressrosa, where we get Doffy "Doffy" (an AffectionateNickname for Donquixote Doflamingo used by his Executives), Cabbage "Cabbage" (Cavendish), Traffy "Traffy" (Trafalgar Law), and plenty more. Naturally, all of these have become {{Fan Nickname}}s.



** Several characters start calling Saki "Rinshan-san" after she demonstrates her uncanny ability to win with Rinshan Kaihou.[[note]]Rinshan Kaihou is when you acquire all 4 copies of any one tile, then draw the winning tile ''immediately'' after you complete the set - a purely LuckBasedMission.[[/note]]
** Momo typically refers to Nodoka as "[[GagBoobs Boobs-san]]", and has a few other nicknames for certain characters in her internal monologues, such as calling Tomoki "Ryuumonbuchi's glasses girl". Momo herself is often known as "Stealth Momo".

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** Several characters start calling Saki "Rinshan-san" after she demonstrates her uncanny ability to win with Rinshan Kaihou.[[note]]Rinshan Kaihou is when you acquire all 4 copies of any one tile, then draw the winning tile ''immediately'' after you complete the set - a set--a purely LuckBasedMission.[[/note]]
** Momo typically refers to Nodoka as "[[GagBoobs Boobs-san]]", [[GagBoobs "Boobs-san"]], and has a few other nicknames for certain characters in her internal monologues, such as calling Tomoki "Ryuumonbuchi's glasses girl". Momo herself is often known as "Stealth Momo".



* ''Manga/LuckyStar'' plays with this one. Tsukasa calls Konata and Miyuki Kona-chan and Yuki-chan respectively. (Fairly normal.) Also, Konata tries to come up with a nickname for Kagami. Tsukasa mentions that an alternate reading for Kagami's name kanji is "Kyou", so Konata calls Kagami "Kyou-chan". That embarrasses/pisses of Kagami, and when Konata asks what she can call Kagami, Kagami's suggestion is to call her Kagami-sama (roughly translates as "The Great Kagami"). [[CrowningMomentOfFunny Naturally, this backfires when Konata actually does it.]] Kagami is so embarrassed that she asks Konata to stop, ''please, for the love of God''.

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* ''Manga/LuckyStar'' plays with this one. Tsukasa calls Konata and Miyuki Kona-chan "Kona-chan" and Yuki-chan "Yuki-chan" respectively. (Fairly normal.) Also, Konata tries to come up with a nickname for Kagami. Tsukasa mentions that an alternate reading for Kagami's name kanji is "Kyou", so Konata calls Kagami "Kyou-chan". That embarrasses/pisses of Kagami, and when Konata asks what she can call Kagami, Kagami's suggestion is to call her Kagami-sama (roughly translates as "The Great Kagami"). [[CrowningMomentOfFunny Naturally, this backfires when Konata actually does it.]] Kagami is so embarrassed that she asks Konata to stop, ''please, for the love of God''.



* ''LightNovel/{{Durarara}}'' fans are fond of making use of [[TheNicknamer Izaya's]] infantilizing nicknames for his "friends" -- therefore, Shizuo and Kadota find themselves called Shizu-chan (or its loose translation Shizzy) and Dotachin quite a bit outside of the series proper.

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* ''LightNovel/{{Durarara}}'' fans are fond of making use of [[TheNicknamer Izaya's]] infantilizing nicknames for his "friends" -- therefore, "friends"--therefore, Shizuo and Kadota find themselves called Shizu-chan (or its loose translation Shizzy) and Dotachin quite a bit outside of the series proper.



* ''Anime/RurouniKenshin'' - Perhaps as a nod to the author's own liking for TheShinsengumi, Yahiko posits "Kenshin-gumi" for Kenshin's TrueCompanions very early in the series.

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* ''Anime/RurouniKenshin'' - ''Anime/RurouniKenshin'': Perhaps as a nod to the author's own liking for TheShinsengumi, Yahiko posits "Kenshin-gumi" for Kenshin's TrueCompanions very early in the series.
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