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29th Jun '16 3:25:21 PM pointycatears
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* In a ShoutOut to VideoGame/{{Earthbound}}, the Temmie Village in VideoGame/{{Undertale}} is populated by Temmies, and every one of them is called Temmie. [[spoiler:Except for [[OddNameOutBob]].]]

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* In a ShoutOut to VideoGame/{{Earthbound}}, the Temmie Village in VideoGame/{{Undertale}} is populated by Temmies, and every one of them is called Temmie. [[spoiler:Except for [[OddNameOutBob]].[[OddNameOut Bob]].]]
29th Jun '16 3:24:43 PM pointycatears
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* In a ShoutOut to VideoGame/{{Earthbound}}, the Temmie Village in VideoGame/{{Undertale}} is populated by Temmies, and every one of them is called Temmie. [[spoiler:Except for Bob.]]

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* In a ShoutOut to VideoGame/{{Earthbound}}, the Temmie Village in VideoGame/{{Undertale}} is populated by Temmies, and every one of them is called Temmie. [[spoiler:Except for Bob.[[OddNameOutBob]].]]
27th Jun '16 5:23:36 PM thatother1dude
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* In ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'', the [[WizardsFromOuterSpace Gems]] are all named after whatever gem they are. Later episodes reveal that there are actually multiple of each kind on Homeworld, meaning that you have a whole race of Pearls all named Pearl, Rubies named Ruby, etc. They're told apart by [[YouAreNumberSix codes denoting the cut and facet]] of their gemstones, but are casually referred to by name. It doesn't help that members of each Gem-race look nearly identical, share the same voice actor, and have the same job, either, due to their FantasticCasteSystem. Of course, [[{{Deconstruction}} the lack of individuality is part of the point]].

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* In ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'', the [[WizardsFromOuterSpace Gems]] are all named after whatever gem they are. Later episodes reveal that there are actually multiple of each kind on Homeworld, meaning that you have a whole race of Pearls all named Pearl, Rubies named Ruby, etc. They're told apart by [[YouAreNumberSix codes denoting the cut and facet]] of their gemstones, but are casually referred to by name. It doesn't help that members of each Gem-race look nearly identical, share the same voice actor, and have the same job, either, due to their FantasticCasteSystem. Of course, [[{{Deconstruction}} [[IndividualityIsIllegal the lack of individuality is part of the point]].
27th Jun '16 5:23:07 PM thatother1dude
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-->'''Bart''': Look at all this great stuff, Lis! [finds a vanity license plate rack] Cool...personalized plates! "Barclay"..."Barry"..."Bert"... "Bort"? Aw, come on. "Bort"?
-->'''Child''': Mommy, mommy! Buy me a license plate.
-->'''Mother''': No. Come along, Bort.
-->'''Man''': Are you talking to me?
-->'''Mother''': No, my son is also named Bort.
:: And later in the same episode:
-->'''PA Announcer''': We need more Bort license plates in the gift shop. Repeat, we are sold out of Bort license plates.

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-->'''Bart''': Look at all this great stuff, Lis! [finds a vanity license plate rack] Cool...personalized plates! "Barclay"..."Barry"..."Bert"... "Bort"? Aw, come on. "Bort"?
-->'''Child''':
"Bort"? \\
'''Child''':
Mommy, mommy! Buy me a license plate.
-->'''Mother''':
plate. \\
'''Mother''':
No. Come along, Bort. \n-->'''Man''': \\
'''Man''':
Are you talking to me?
-->'''Mother''':
me? \\
'''Mother''':
No, my son is also named Bort.
:: And later
Bort. \\
''(Later
in the same episode:
-->'''PA
episode)'' \\
'''PA
Announcer''': We need more Bort license plates in the gift shop. Repeat, we are sold out of Bort license plates.
25th Jun '16 12:08:59 PM Prfnoff
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* In ''TheConduit'' and [[{{Conduit2}} its sequel]], there's nothing to prevent multiple online users from having the same screen name. Seeing as the default name is "Mr. Ford" and many players are too busy shooting things to think up a unique name, you'll end up not knowing exactly who gunned you down half the time. Interestingly, "Sr. Ford" is a slight variation that pops up extremely often.

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* In ''TheConduit'' ''VideoGame/TheConduit'' and [[{{Conduit2}} [[VideoGame/{{Conduit2}} its sequel]], there's nothing to prevent multiple online users from having the same screen name. Seeing as the default name is "Mr. Ford" and many players are too busy shooting things to think up a unique name, you'll end up not knowing exactly who gunned you down half the time. Interestingly, "Sr. Ford" is a slight variation that pops up extremely often.
22nd Jun '16 12:50:11 PM DaibhidC
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** Another Discworld example is a short incidental regarding a Klatchian ruler who (rather dyslexically) wished that everything he touched would turn to Glod. He very quickly found out what happens when a dwarf of indeterminate temper is suddenly dragged away from his home and replicated repeatedly (viz. he becomes a very grumpy dwarf). To this day people living in that city are short of stature and temper. In a sort of low-key RunningGag, Glodson is a common last name for dwarves throughout the series.
*** He was actually cursed by a God for his greed, and it appears he was to be given the Midas curse. Unfortunately, Discworld Gods are not all that bright...

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** Another Discworld example is a short incidental regarding a Klatchian ruler who (rather dyslexically) wished was cursed by a dyslexic deity so that that everything he touched would turn to Glod. He very quickly found out what happens when a dwarf of indeterminate temper is suddenly dragged away from his home and replicated repeatedly (viz. he becomes a very grumpy dwarf). To this day people living in that city are short of stature and temper. In a sort of low-key RunningGag, Glodson is a common last name for dwarves throughout the series.
*** He was actually cursed by a God for his greed, and it appears he was to be given the Midas curse. Unfortunately, Discworld Gods are not all that bright...
series.



** [[WretchedHive Ankh-Morpork's]] underworld is so extensive that getting a unique nickname can be tough. There's already a Big Dave, Fat Dave, Mad Dave, Wee Davey, and Lanky Dai, which is why Hogfather features a criminal who goes by "Medium Dave".

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** [[WretchedHive Ankh-Morpork's]] underworld is so extensive that getting a unique nickname can be tough. There's already a Big Dave, Fat Dave, Mad Dave, Wee Davey, and Lanky Dai, which is why Hogfather ''Discworld/{{Hogfather}}'' features a criminal who goes by "Medium Dave".
21st Jun '16 8:40:36 PM Adeon
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** Averted by the Friendly, Happy Roaches in ''Exile 3''/''Avernum 3'', though, as they have more descriptive names like Filth Spreader.

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** Averted by the Friendly, Happy Roaches in ''Exile 3''/''Avernum 3'', though, as they have more [[NameThatUnfoldsLikeLotusBlossom descriptive names names]] like Filth Spreader.
4th Jun '16 2:41:29 AM Morgenthaler
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** Another example from [=MST3K=] occurs during the viewing of ''FugitiveAlien'', with the name Ken. Within the film, there are genuinely two characters named Ken, and this is lampshaded ("...a young boy, whose name was also Ken.") Joel and the 'bots just decide to pretend that everyone is named Ken.

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** Another example from [=MST3K=] occurs during the viewing of ''FugitiveAlien'', ''Film/FugitiveAlien'', with the name Ken. Within the film, there are genuinely two characters named Ken, and this is lampshaded ("...a young boy, whose name was also Ken.") Joel and the 'bots just decide to pretend that everyone is named Ken.



* ''{{Nebulous}}'' features an AlternateUniverse where everything is spelt different. Literally - every word is spelt "D-I-F-F-E-R-E-N-T". One of the characters laments that dictionaries are "worse than useless" in this world.

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* ''{{Nebulous}}'' ''Series/{{Nebulous}}'' features an AlternateUniverse where everything is spelt different. Literally - every word is spelt "D-I-F-F-E-R-E-N-T". One of the characters laments that dictionaries are "worse than useless" in this world.



* For the 2010 April Fool's Day episode of ''ThePriceIsRight'', every audience member was named Pat.

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* For the 2010 April Fool's Day episode of ''ThePriceIsRight'', ''Series/ThePriceIsRight'', every audience member was named Pat.



* TheArrogantWorms have described [[CanadaEh Northern Ontario]] as "eighty billion kilometres long. There are thirteen people who live there. All of whom are named Frank. Even the girl." This is not TruthInTelevision, obviously, but some people would tell you it's exaggeration rather than an outright lie.

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* TheArrogantWorms Music/TheArrogantWorms have described [[CanadaEh Northern Ontario]] as "eighty billion kilometres long. There are thirteen people who live there. All of whom are named Frank. Even the girl." This is not TruthInTelevision, obviously, but some people would tell you it's exaggeration rather than an outright lie.
26th May '16 6:19:24 PM immblueversion
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* In ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'', the [[WizardsFromOuterSpace Gems]] are all named after whatever gem they are. Later episodes reveal that there are actually multiple of each kind on Homeworld, meaning that you have a whole race of Pearls all named Pearl, Rubies named Ruby, etc. They're told apart by [[YouAreNumberSix codes denoting the cut and facet]] of their gemstones, but are casually referred to by name. It doesn't help that members of each Gem-race look nearly identical, share the same voice actor, and have the same job, either, due to their FantasticCasteSystem. (Of course, the lack of individuality is part of the point.)

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* In ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'', the [[WizardsFromOuterSpace Gems]] are all named after whatever gem they are. Later episodes reveal that there are actually multiple of each kind on Homeworld, meaning that you have a whole race of Pearls all named Pearl, Rubies named Ruby, etc. They're told apart by [[YouAreNumberSix codes denoting the cut and facet]] of their gemstones, but are casually referred to by name. It doesn't help that members of each Gem-race look nearly identical, share the same voice actor, and have the same job, either, due to their FantasticCasteSystem. (Of Of course, [[{{Deconstruction}} the lack of individuality is part of the point.)point]].
26th May '16 6:18:03 PM immblueversion
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* In ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse,'' the [[WizardsFromOuterSpace Gems]] are all named after whatever gem they are. Later episodes reveal that there are actually multiple of each kind on Homeworld, meaning that you have a whole race of Pearls all named Pearl, Rubies named Ruby etc. They're told apart by [[YouAreNumberSix codes denoting the cut and facet]] of their gemstones, but are casually referred to by name. It doesn't help that members of each Gem-race look nearly identical, share the same voice actor, and have the same job, either, due to their FantasticCasteSystem. (Of course, the lack of individuality is part of the point.)

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* In ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse,'' ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'', the [[WizardsFromOuterSpace Gems]] are all named after whatever gem they are. Later episodes reveal that there are actually multiple of each kind on Homeworld, meaning that you have a whole race of Pearls all named Pearl, Rubies named Ruby Ruby, etc. They're told apart by [[YouAreNumberSix codes denoting the cut and facet]] of their gemstones, but are casually referred to by name. It doesn't help that members of each Gem-race look nearly identical, share the same voice actor, and have the same job, either, due to their FantasticCasteSystem. (Of course, the lack of individuality is part of the point.)
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