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29th May '16 12:08:30 PM TheOneWhoTropes
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* The members of ZZTop are famed for their {{Badass Beard}}s. Well, except for their drummer, Frank Beard, who has a BadassMustache instead.

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* The members of ZZTop Music/ZZTop are famed for their {{Badass Beard}}s. Well, except for their drummer, Frank Beard, who has a BadassMustache instead.
21st May '16 1:40:51 AM Hugpocalypse
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* John Balance, co-founder of Music/{{Coil}}, died after falling off of a balcony.
19th May '16 12:34:58 PM Bergamot
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* OMC stands for Otara Millionaire's Club. Otara is an economically depressed area of Auckland which is unlikely to have many millionaires.

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* OMC stands for Otara Millionaire's Club. Otara is an economically depressed area of Auckland which is unlikely to have many millionaires. The band members picked this name out of self-deprecating irony, assuming that their band would only ever be well-known locally, only to have a worldwide runaway hit in their single "How Bizarre," leading to...well, perhaps not millions of dollars, but certainly more than a few hefty paychecks.
17th May '16 5:04:16 PM Adept
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* ''LightNovel/{{Durarara}}'' has Shizuo Heiwajima whose name means "quiet hero/peaceful island". Shizuo is a HotBlooded man with HairTriggerTemper who can barely spend a day without getting into a violent fight -- especially if [[{{Troll}} Izaya]] is involved.
10th May '16 5:24:46 PM eroock
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* In ''Film/DieHard'', the terrorists arrive in a truck labeled "Pacific Courier" which translates to "Bringer of Peace".
9th May '16 2:47:29 PM Nitramy
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* Basketball player Shaquille O'Neal; Shaquille means "little warrior". Shaq measures 7'1" and weighed around 275 lbs. in his prime.
9th May '16 5:31:36 AM ShoolLion
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** Similarly, Jasper as a stone is notable for being nurturing, protecting, and caring. The character is [[BloodKnight none of those.]]
7th May '16 1:54:38 PM ultimomant
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* Comicbook/LexLuthor is a criminal, but "Lex" means "the law".
30th Apr '16 1:56:03 AM TheNerevarine
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* [[CarnivalOfKillers The Brave Companions]] is a mercenary band of criminals, psychos and exiles from across the narrow sea. Despite their title, they aren't particularly renowned for bravery being mostly cowards that sides for whoever is winning at the moment and are better at hurting innocents than being fighting. They are better known for other nicknames such as "Bloody Mummers" or "Footman", but don't dare to call them that to their faces if you want to keep your limbs.

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* ** [[CarnivalOfKillers The Brave Companions]] is a mercenary band of criminals, psychos and exiles from across the narrow sea. Despite their title, they aren't particularly renowned for bravery being mostly cowards that sides for whoever is winning at the moment and are better at hurting innocents than being fighting. They are better known for other nicknames such as "Bloody Mummers" or "Footman", but don't dare to call them that to their faces if you want to keep your limbs.
30th Apr '16 1:55:36 AM TheNerevarine
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* [[CarnivalOfKillers The Brave Companions]] is a mercenary band of criminals, psychos and exiles from across the narrow sea. Despite their title, they aren't particularly renowned for bravery being mostly cowards that sides for whoever is winning at the moment and are better at hurting innocents than being fighting. They are better known for other nicknames such as "Bloody Mummers" or "Footman", but don't dare to call them that to their faces if you want to keep your limbs.
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