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24th Mar '17 1:20:29 PM 64SuperNintendo
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* The Oracion Seis of ''Manga/FairyTail'' all have codenames. Hoteye mentions that his real name is [[spoiler:Richard]],though.

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* The Oracion Seis of ''Manga/FairyTail'' all have codenames. Hoteye mentions that his real name is [[spoiler:Richard]],though.[[spoiler:Richard]], though.
22nd Mar '17 1:53:08 PM gb00393
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** From House Stark, Lord Eddard, Lady Catelyn, and Prince Brandon are mostly referred to as Ned, Cat, and Bran respectively.
16th Mar '17 7:05:09 PM Alvin
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** Jay Garrick is actually Jaeon Garrick. But many just assume he shares a nane with Homer Simpson.

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** Jay Garrick is actually Jaeon Garrick. But many just assume he shares a nane name with Homer Simpson.
15th Mar '17 6:19:15 PM nombretomado
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* Abused in the MSFHighForum, with [=NPCs=] of Mitchell. There's a good reason, though. He's terrible with names!

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* Abused in the MSFHighForum, ''Roleplay/MSFHighForum'', with [=NPCs=] of Mitchell. There's a good reason, though. He's terrible with names!
12th Mar '17 2:04:26 PM nombretomado
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** The book also has him as an Irishman with red hair, giving him two reasons for the nickname. but the movie version has MorganFreeman playing the role. MorganFreeman's version [[LampshadeHanging hangs a lampshade]] on it when asked why he's called Red: "Maybe it's 'cause I'm Irish".

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** The book also has him as an Irishman with red hair, giving him two reasons for the nickname. but the movie version has MorganFreeman Creator/MorganFreeman playing the role. MorganFreeman's Morgan Freeman's version [[LampshadeHanging hangs a lampshade]] on it when asked why he's called Red: "Maybe it's 'cause I'm Irish".
11th Mar '17 7:43:43 PM jormis29
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** The tie-in comic series ''Mass Effect: Evolution'' reveals that his name is [[spoiler:Jack Harper]].

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** The tie-in comic series ''Mass Effect: Evolution'' ''ComicBook/MassEffectEvolution'' reveals that his name is [[spoiler:Jack Harper]].
11th Mar '17 2:23:15 PM JMQwilleran
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* ''Literature/WinnieThePooh': Winnie's name is a nickname for Edward Bear.

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* ''Literature/WinnieThePooh': Winnie's name is a nickname for Edward Bear. For that matter, in the Disney series especially, hardly anyone ever calls him "Winnie," instead calling him "Pooh" or "Pooh Bear," and occasionally "Winnie the Pooh."
4th Mar '17 11:36:03 PM AthenaBlue
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** [[Recap/DoctorWhoS30E9ForestOfTheDead "Forest of the Dead"]]: Donna's husband inside the computer is named Lee [=McAvoy=]. The fact that he wasn't named that in real life [[spoiler:is one of the reasons why she ends up missing him when everyone is freed from the computer, the other being his [[SpeechImpediment severe stutter]].]]
4th Mar '17 12:06:28 PM Lemia
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* Zen and 707's real names (Hyun Ryu and Luciel Choi, respectively) in ''VisualNovel/MysticMessenger'' are mentioned in the prologue, but V (himself an example of this trope) is nearly the only one to use them.

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* Zen and 707's real names (Hyun Ryu and Luciel Choi, respectively) in ''VisualNovel/MysticMessenger'' are mentioned in the prologue, but V (himself an example of this trope) is nearly the only one to use them. There's also a double-nested example with [[spoiler:707: a player who does the Casual Story first will probably assume that Luciel is his real name, but the Deep Story reveals that Luciel is actually his baptismal name and Saeyoung is his true birth name.]]
3rd Mar '17 11:43:44 AM Leporidae
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* The eponymous Golden Eyes of ''ComicBook/GoldenEyesAndHerHeroBill'' - if she's got a real name, the [[Creator/NellBrinkley author]] never reveals it.
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