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10th Dec '16 5:59:16 PM livemike
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* JJ (James Junior) from ''Series/GoodTimes''
2nd Dec '16 3:30:14 AM axle-k89
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* PlayedForLaughs in ''DownWithLove''. When Barbara meets the high-ups of the company publishing her book for the first time, they introduce themselves as P.G., C.B., C.W., J.B., J.R. and R.J. When Barbara replies with "Okay!", P.G. says that [[IncrediblyLamePun O.K.]] couldn't make it, he and T.B. are having breakfast.

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* PlayedForLaughs in ''DownWithLove''. When Barbara meets the high-ups of the company publishing her book for the first time, they introduce themselves as P.E.G., C.B., C.W., J.B., J.R. and R.J. When Barbara replies with "Okay!", P.E.G. says that [[IncrediblyLamePun O.K.]] couldn't make it, he and T.B. are having breakfast.
30th Nov '16 12:25:49 PM Korval
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It's also sometimes found with Real Life ''female'' writers, often to hide (or at least make less obvious) the fact that they are female.

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It's also sometimes found with Real Life ''female'' writers, often to [[MoustacheDePlume hide (or at least make less obvious) the fact that they are female.
female]].
11th Nov '16 11:11:59 AM rainyjay
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** GRRM (George R. R. Martin) - creator of GameOfThrones
** J. D. (Jerome David) Salinger



** GRRM (George R. R. Martin) - creator of GameOfThrones
** J. D. (Jerome David) Salinger
2nd Nov '16 3:50:07 PM Xtifr
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** S. P. Somtow, Thai-American sci-fi writer and composer, is a subversion: Somtow is actually his given name, and his full name is Somtow Papinian Sucharitkul.

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** S. P. Somtow, Creator/SPSomtow, Thai-American sci-fi writer and composer, is a subversion: Somtow is actually his given name, and his full name is Somtow Papinian Sucharitkul.
27th Oct '16 2:16:44 AM CapDac
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* In ''Film/ThankYouForSmoking'', Nick's boss is only known as BR, which he started being called while in Vietnam. As Nick puts it, "everyone who knew what it means are all dead." In the book the film is based on, his full name is mentioned early on but everyone still refers to him as BR.
11th Oct '16 10:54:26 PM Alejandrawrrr
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21st Sep '16 10:49:09 AM okami31
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* M.J. (Mary Jane) Watson from "ComicBook/SpiderMan"


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* M. Bison, E. (Edmond) Honda and T. (Thunder) Hawk in "Franchise/StreetFighter"


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** GRRM (George R. R. Martin) - creator of GameOfThrones
** J. D. (Jerome David) Salinger


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* J. K. (Jonathan Kimble) Simmons, famous for his portrayal of J. Jonah Jameson Jr.
* D. L. (Darryl Lynn) Hughley, actor, comedian and political commentator
* L. (Lafayette) Ron Hubbard, creator of Scientology
21st Sep '16 6:35:49 AM okami31
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* B.A. Baracus on ''Series/TheATeam'' We know from the pilot ep. that his given first name is "Bosco". We don't know if "B.A." are his real initials or if they're just shorthand for his nickname, "Bad Attitude".

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* B.A. Baracus on ''Series/TheATeam'' We know from the pilot ep. that his given first name is "Bosco". We don't know if "Bosco", and that "B.A." are his real initials or if they're just A" is shorthand for his nickname, "Bad Attitude".Attitude", but eventually it is revealed that his full name is "Bosco Albert Baracus."
18th Aug '16 3:17:48 PM MEWtiful
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* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Arthur}}'', the protagonist's little sister D.W. (short for Dora Winifred). Lampshaded in an episode where she gets lost in the White House and her parents are describing her to security - one of the agents says incredulously, 'You call your daughter by her initials?' (or words to that effect).

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* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Arthur}}'', the protagonist's little sister D.W. (short for Dora Winifred). Lampshaded in an episode where she gets lost in the White House and her parents are describing her to security - one of security
-->''David'': Her name is D.W.
-->''Security'': That's it? Initials? You didn't give
the agents says incredulously, 'You call your daughter by her initials?' (or words to that effect).kid a whole name?"
-->''David'': Um, well...*sweats nervously*
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