History Main / OddNameOut

28th Jun '17 9:47:19 PM SSJMagus
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** With the current generation of [=SSNs=], the ''Seawolf'' and ''Virginia'' classes, USS ''Seawolf'' is a throwback to the original submarine naming scheme that had been abandoned in the 1970s (prior to the ''Los Angeles'' class all attack subs were named after aquatic creatures). USS ''Connecticut'' begins the new scheme of naming them after states, but is immediately followed by an exception to the scheme with USS ''[[NamedAfterSomebodyFamous Jimmy Carter]]''. The follow-on ''Virginia'' class are almost all named after states, with the exceptions of the 12th (''John Warner'') and 22nd (''Hyman G. Rickover'') that are named after people. With a total of 67 ''Virgina''-class boats planned and [[CaptainObvious only 50 states]], obviously several more exceptions to the naming scheme will be required.



** In several languages, Earth is the only planet in the Solar System that is not named after a Greco-Roman god. And nope, "Terra" will not help either. In the case of Chinese and Japanese, all the planets' names end in 星 (''-xīng'', ''-sei'', star/planet) except for Earth (地球, ''dì qiú'', ''Chikyuu'', "earth-ball").

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** In several languages, Earth is the only planet in the Solar System that is not named after a Greco-Roman god. And nope, "Terra" (Roman name for Mother Earth) will not help either. In the case of Chinese and Japanese, all the planets' names end in 星 (''-xīng'', ''-sei'', star/planet) except for Earth (地球, ''dì qiú'', ''Chikyuu'', "earth-ball").
27th Jun '17 6:52:51 PM Vir
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* ''Franchise/ScoobyDoo':

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* ''Franchise/ScoobyDoo':''Franchise/ScoobyDoo'':
27th Jun '17 2:55:25 PM DrFraud
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** In a 1912 stage production the dwarves were named Blick, Flick, Glick, Snick, Plick, Whick and Quee. Quee was the youngest and apparently a bit light-fingered.
23rd Jun '17 5:12:20 AM FuzzyBarbarian
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* In ''ComicBook/NewSuperMan, the Justice League of China all have names that in some way differentiate them from their Justice League counterparts, even without the added "of China" (which isn't actually part of their names); Super-Man, Bat-Man, Wonder-Woman. Avery Ho, the Flash of China, having a one word, one syllable name, doesn't -- she's just the Flash.
16th Jun '17 5:03:49 PM SonSon
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** The Brazilian dub translates Amethyst and Pearl's names, but keeps "Garnet". Possibly because it would translate to ''granada'', which also means "grenade", and that either wouldn't be a very appealing name or would obfuscate the intended meaning.
12th Jun '17 3:43:46 PM Aquila89
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* The Phoenix siblings: River, Rain, Liberty, Summer, and... Joaquin (though he was billed as Leaf Phoenix early in his career, the others were born with their names.)

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* The Phoenix siblings: River, Rain, Liberty, Summer, and... [[Creator/JoaquinPhoenix Joaquin]] (When he was a child, Joaquin (though asked to be named Leaf, so he could be like his siblings, and he was billed credited as Leaf Phoenix early such in his career, the others were born with their names.first roles.)
10th Jun '17 3:59:45 PM nombretomado
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* The ''Sugar Rush'' world of ''Film/WreckItRalph'' has such oddball (but fitting) names like Vanellope von Schweetz, Minty Zaki, Taffyta Muttonfudge...and then there's the racer known as ''Candlehead''. Also King Candy's simpler name stands out amidst all the fancy names. [[spoiler: It serves as a clue that he isn't really part of the game.]]

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* The ''Sugar Rush'' world of ''Film/WreckItRalph'' ''Disney/WreckItRalph'' has such oddball (but fitting) names like Vanellope von Schweetz, Minty Zaki, Taffyta Muttonfudge...and then there's the racer known as ''Candlehead''. Also King Candy's simpler name stands out amidst all the fancy names. [[spoiler: It serves as a clue that he isn't really part of the game.]]
9th Jun '17 2:50:27 PM nombretomado
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* Fey's three fairies from the WhateleyUniverse, Trixie, Dixie, and Brunhilda.

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* Fey's three fairies from the WhateleyUniverse, Literature/WhateleyUniverse, Trixie, Dixie, and Brunhilda.
1st Jun '17 3:30:52 AM LaptopGuy
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** The island Flashbacks in Season 2, [[AlphabeticalThemeNaming with]] Slade, Shado and eventually Sara. .

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** The island Flashbacks in Season 2, [[AlphabeticalThemeNaming with]] Slade, Shado and eventually Sara. .



* The names of the main characters on ''Series/LabRats'' are [[AlphabeticalThemeNaming Adam, Bree, Chase, Donald]]...and Leo.
* Fish from ''Series/KirbyBuckets'' is the only one of the five lead characters to go by a nickname rather than a real first name, like Kirby, Eli, Dawn, or Belinda.
* ''Series/NickyRickyDickyAndDawn''. Enough said.
* ''Series/HenryDanger'': Jasper is a very goofy name for a character compared to Henry, Ray, Charlotte, and Piper.
* ''Series/MrYoung'': Adam is really the only of the main kid characters who's known by a realistic first name (unless you count Slab, whose actual first name is Jordan).



* The first generation of the Vachon WrestlingFamily that got started in the Wrestling/{{N|ationalWrestlingAlliance}}WA consisted of Paul, Maurice, and Diane, under their respective ring names Butcher, Mad Dog, and Vivian.

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* The first generation of the Vachon WrestlingFamily that got started in the Wrestling/{{N|ationalWrestlingAlliance}}WA consisted of Paul, Maurice, and Diane, under their respective ring names Butcher, Mad Dog, and Vivian. That being said, the guys were often Paul "Butcher" Vachon and Maurice "Mad Dog" Vachon, but never Diane "Vivian" Vachon.
21st May '17 6:22:02 PM KYCubbie
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* The casinos on the UsefulNotes/LasVegas Strip have honored seven individuals by dimming their lights for several minutes following their deaths. They are Music/ElvisPresley, Creator/SammyDavisJr, Music/DeanMartin, Creator/GeorgeBurns, Music/FrankSinatra, Don Rickles... and former UNLV basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian.[[note]]Tarkanian (who died in 2015) was honored between Sinatra (1998) and Rickles (2017).

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* The casinos on the UsefulNotes/LasVegas Strip have honored seven individuals by dimming their lights for several minutes following their deaths. They are Music/ElvisPresley, Creator/SammyDavisJr, Music/DeanMartin, Creator/GeorgeBurns, Music/FrankSinatra, Don Rickles... and former UNLV basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian.[[note]]Tarkanian (who died in 2015) was honored between Sinatra (1998) and Rickles (2017).[[/note]]
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