History Main / LineOfSightName

18th Aug '17 2:17:41 AM shokoshu
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* In this article about [[https://www.cnet.com/special-reports/abyss-creations-ai-sex-robots-headed-to-your-bed-and-heart/ high-tech love dolls]] (you guessed it - a whiff NSFW. But not much) the reporter calls the doll Jackie as he saw a jacket.
7th Aug '17 7:43:27 AM Andyroid
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* In episode 3 of ''VideoGame/StrongBadsCoolGameForAttractivePeople'', Homestar attempts to do this to form rhymes when he sings. You must guide Strong Bad to objects that will form an appropriate rhyme when Homestar sings them.

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* In episode 3 ''VideoGame/StrongBadsCoolGameForAttractivePeople'': A puzzle in "Baddest of ''VideoGame/StrongBadsCoolGameForAttractivePeople'', the Bands" has Homestar attempts attempt to do this to form rhymes when he sings. You must guide Strong Bad to objects that will form an appropriate rhyme when Homestar sings them.
5th Aug '17 6:23:26 PM scootermark
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* When riding home from an audition in need of a stage name, future ''Theatre/ThePhantomOfTheOpera'' star Michael Dumbbell-Smith saw a truck pass by which said "Crawford's Biscuits Are Best". From then on, he was Michael Crawford.
** Like Caine, he once joked in an interview the it turned out better than it might have -- if a different biscuits lorry had gone by he could ended up as "Michael Peek Freans."



* When riding home from an audition in need of a stage name, future ''Theatre/ThePhantomOfTheOpera'' star Michael Dumbbell-Smith saw a truck pass by which said "Crawford's Biscuits Are Best". From then on, he was Michael Crawford.
** He once joked in an interview the it turned out better than it might have -- if a different biscuits lorry had gone by he could ended up as "Michael Peek Freans."
21st Jul '17 11:42:19 AM HiddenWindshield
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* In ''Fanfic/BlueSky'', the town of Eaden got its name from a "Dead End" sign that was missing the first and last letters due to age.
18th Jul '17 10:51:27 AM Vox
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* In ''Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire'', there's the character Ser Rolly Duckfield, who was knighted near, you guessed it, a field with ducks in it. There's also Ser Robert Stone, whom Osney Kettleblack cites as the man who knighted him, but [[spoiler: Jaime]] believes he made up the name from that of [[spoiler: dead]] King Robert and a stone wall in the room.

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* In ''Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire'', there's the character Ser Rolly Duckfield, who was knighted near, you guessed it, a field with ducks in it. There's also Ser Robert Stone, whom Osney Osmund Kettleblack cites as the man who knighted him, but [[spoiler: Jaime]] believes he made up the name from that of [[spoiler: dead]] King Robert and a stone wall in the room.
12th Jul '17 3:19:18 PM EponymousKid
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* In the ''Cinema Purgatorio'' story "Modded", Fringe is asked her name while disguised among enemies. She frantically looks around the bar and comes up with "Lady Glasshat Dildobeast." There really was something that could only be called dildobeast present. In any case, Tommy Zero only gets suspicious when Bloody Susan acts familiar with Fringe but doesn't refer to her by name.
10th Jul '17 1:07:56 PM vtmarik
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* In the film Mister Buddwing, the titular character wakes up with amnesia and assembles his name from a beer truck (carrying [[ProductPlacement Budweiser beer]]) and seeing a plane fly overhead. It's later [[LampshadeHanging called out]] by a bartender.
-->'''Bartender:''' Where'd you come up with that?\\
'''Buddwing:''' (chuckles) A beer truck.
6th Jul '17 5:10:59 AM Andyroid
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* In the ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' episode "The Times They Are a Changeling", Spike harbors a defector changeling named Thorax while the Crystal Empire is looking for him. When confronted, Spike gives Thorax, using the guise of a random crystal pony, the identity of his new friend by the name of...Crystal Hoof. Everyone buys it. So much so, that when Thorax's identity is revealed, everyone believes that the changeling disguised himself as Crystal Hoof and a search for the missing, fictional pony is called.

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* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic''
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In "Gauntlet of Fire", Spike covers for Princess Ember, who's trying to enter the ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' episode Gauntlet of Fire incognito, by making up the name "Sandy Rockbeach", based on the rocky shore they're standing on.
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"The Times They Are a Changeling", Spike harbors a defector changeling named Thorax while the Crystal Empire is looking for him. When confronted, Spike gives Thorax, using the guise of a random crystal pony, the identity of his new friend by the name of...Crystal Hoof. Everyone buys it. So much so, that when Thorax's identity is revealed, everyone believes that the changeling disguised himself as Crystal Hoof and a search for the missing, fictional pony is called.
4th Jul '17 8:37:56 AM MikeK
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* The band Mest got their name from a can of Milwaukee's Best beer. More specifically, they started with a {{Spoonerism}}, Bilwaukee's Mest, then shortened it.

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* The band Mest got their name from a can of Milwaukee's Best beer. More specifically, they started with a {{Spoonerism}}, Bilwaukee's Mest, "Bilwaukee's Mest", then shortened it.
4th Jul '17 8:37:09 AM MikeK
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* The band Mest got their name from a can of Milwaukee's Best beer.

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* The band Mest got their name from a can of Milwaukee's Best beer. More specifically, they started with a {{Spoonerism}}, Bilwaukee's Mest, then shortened it.
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