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26th May '16 9:29:25 AM DaibhidC
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* In ''Webcomic/GunnerkriggCourt'', when Bugsy is explaining that former fairy students can be rewarded with names, she recalls the time she got her own name. Cue FlashBack of some bored guy (who she doesn't even remember properly) glancing at a shelf of [=DVDs=] and telling her "Umm ... your name can be ... Film/{{Bugsy}}."
17th May '16 5:45:29 AM Snicka
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* The title character of ''WesternAnimation/DenverTheLastDinosaur'' is named as such because the teenagers who find him see a tourist advertisement for the city of Denver, Colorado.
17th May '16 5:44:59 AM Snicka
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* The title character of ''WesternAnimation/DenverTheLastDinosaur'' is named as such because the teenagers who find him see a tourist advertisement for the city of Denver, Colorado.
16th May '16 1:49:45 PM Psyclone
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* In ''Film/{{Deadpool}}'', the Wade Wilson and Weasel are brainstorming aliases for the former. They then happen to glance at the blackboard of the latter's BadGuyBar "dead pool" (bets on which merc will be the next to die) which inspires the former to call himself...
-->'''Wade''': ''Captain'' Deadpool!
-->'''Weasel''': ''[Beat]'' Just "Deadpool".
-->'''Wade''': Just "Deadpool".
16th Apr '16 4:15:58 PM OnGreenDolphinStreet
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* In ''WesternAnimation/ObanStarRacers'', Eva Wei invents her pseudonym Molly in this way. When she sees her father for the first time in years and he doesn't recognize her, she gives the name "Molly" after a pin-up poster in the hangar.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/ObanStarRacers'', ''[[WesternAnimation/ObanStarRacers Ōban Star Racers]]'', Eva Wei invents her pseudonym Molly in this way. When she sees her father for the first time in years and he doesn't recognize her, she gives the name "Molly" after a pin-up poster in the hangar.
16th Apr '16 4:14:41 PM OnGreenDolphinStreet
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--> "Mug....spoon...stir....counter.....glass....George Glass! That was the name of Jan Bradey's fake boyfriend!"

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--> "Mug....spoon...stir....counter.....glass....George Glass! That was the name of [[Series/TheBradyBunch Jan Bradey's Brady]]'s fake boyfriend!"
15th Apr '16 3:19:42 AM CrazyLegs2
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** "Mr. Monk and the Employee of the Month": Randy claims he has a girlfriend named Crystal, and Sharona, seeing a nearby box, asks, "What's her last name? Glassware?" But it's subverted when she turns out to be real, even though no one actually believes it.

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** "Mr. Monk and the Employee of the Month": Randy claims he has a girlfriend named Crystal, and Sharona, seeing a nearby box, asks, "What's her last name? Glassware?" But it's subverted when she turns out to be real, even though [[CassandraTruth no one actually believes it.it]].
14th Apr '16 6:54:03 AM Anddrix
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* Thomas from ''Literature/TheMazeRunner'' trilogy received his name [[spoiler:because a WICKED member who took him from his mother saw a light bulb in his house, and Thomas Edison immediately crossed his mind]].
8th Apr '16 2:41:32 AM morenohijazo
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* In ''Bedtime Story'' a father telling his son the story in question can't think of a name for the villain's boss, so he looks around the room for a bit and comes up with the "Great Wizard Kur-Tayn."

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* In ''Bedtime Story'' a father telling his son the story in question can't think of a name for the villain's boss, so he looks around the room for a bit and comes up with the "Great Wizard Kur-Tayn."Kur-Tayn".
* ''VideoGame/MinecraftStoryMode'': One of the possible names Jesse can give to his team's SecretHandshake is "Griefer Grab". An announcer was giving the rules for the build-off at the time (which includes "No Griefing"), implying this trope.



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23rd Feb '16 4:42:10 PM Gowan
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* ''Webcomic/DaughterOfTheLilies'' has a protagonist named Thistle ... or at least that's the name she gives when asked for her name by her new employer, the mercenary Orrig. When she has left, Orrig is shown looking at a thistle that grows nearby. In other places, Thistle is known as Rose.
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