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3rd Feb '18 7:45:02 AM Veanne
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* If you read the NonFiction books by Creator/MelchiorWankowicz, you might get the impression none of his friends and family had proper names. It's kind of [[{{Adorkable}} cute]].
11th Jan '18 10:21:08 PM AnotherGuy
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** Eventually parodied in a commercial when he was trying out nicknames for players -- for Drew Bledsoe he tried "Drew bled so much he needed an infusion." Intended as a joke, it became {{Defictionalized}} when Berman used it as a CallBack.
10th Jan '18 4:21:44 AM Cryoclaste
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* [[UsefulNotes/NikolaTesla Nikola]] [[BeethovenWasAnAlienSpy Tesla]] from ''Series/{{Sanctuary}}'' has a tendency to nickname most people, although [[OurWerewolvesAreDifferent Henry]] is his most frequent target. He has, on various occasions, been referred to as "[[GratuitousGerman Heinrich]]," "Wolfboy," "[[CuriousGeorge Furrious George]]" and "[[GratuitousItalian Enrico]] the Wonderwolf."

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* [[UsefulNotes/NikolaTesla Nikola]] [[BeethovenWasAnAlienSpy Tesla]] from ''Series/{{Sanctuary}}'' has a tendency to nickname most people, although [[OurWerewolvesAreDifferent Henry]] is his most frequent target. He has, on various occasions, been referred to as "[[GratuitousGerman Heinrich]]," "Wolfboy," "[[CuriousGeorge "[[Literature/CuriousGeorge Furrious George]]" and "[[GratuitousItalian Enrico]] the Wonderwolf."
8th Jan '18 7:41:11 PM VmKid
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* The hosts of ''VideoGame/{{HQ}}'' will often introduce themselves with a silly nickname, often involving the word "quiz", before saying their real name and explaining the rules.
5th Jan '18 10:17:19 AM MasterFuzzy
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* Jono Starsmore of ''FanFic/ChildOfTheStorm'' shows a propensity for this, dubbing Strange "the Scary Bugger Supreme," Gambit "The Walking Cliche," [[spoiler: pre-Face Turn Maddie]] "Death in Black Trousers," and Destruction of the Endless a "Cosmic Whatsit," amongst others.
** Tony Stark, as per his canon incarnation, is also somewhat prone to this.
31st Dec '17 12:48:54 PM lakingsif
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* Lavi in ''Anime/DGrayMan'' calls his BadassGrandpa mentor "Panda," Krory the [[OurVampiresAreDifferent not-actually-a-vampire]] "Kro-chan" ("Krorykins" in the English version), Kanda the epic badass by his EmbarrassingFirstName Yu, and occasionally calls Allen "[[BerserkButton Beansprout]]." Needless to say, said characters do not usually appreciate this.

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* Lavi in ''Anime/DGrayMan'' calls his BadassGrandpa mentor OldMentor "Panda," Krory the [[OurVampiresAreDifferent not-actually-a-vampire]] "Kro-chan" ("Krorykins" in the English version), Kanda the epic badass by his EmbarrassingFirstName Yu, and occasionally calls Allen "[[BerserkButton Beansprout]]." Needless to say, said characters do not usually appreciate this.



** Sienna Fuegonasus, the [[PyroManiac Bright]] [[BadassGrandma Wizard]], is Zharrinn (''Maid of Flame'').

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** Sienna Fuegonasus, the [[PyroManiac Bright]] [[BadassGrandma Wizard]], Wizard, is Zharrinn (''Maid of Flame'').
28th Dec '17 8:25:50 PM AndreaTx
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** Crowley refers to Sam and Dean as [[WesternAnimation/RockyAndBullwinkle "Moose" and "Squirrel"]] several times.
** Meg has regularly used nicknames for the other characters such as "[[Film/ItsAWonderfulLife Clarence]]" for Castiel and "[[WesternAnimation/RockyAndBullwinkle Bullwinkle]]" for Sam. She also occasionally refers to Dean as "[[Creator/RyanSeacrest Seacrest]]".

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** Crowley refers to Sam and Dean as [[WesternAnimation/RockyAndBullwinkle "Moose" and "Squirrel"]] several times.
times. He also sometimes refers to Castiel as "Feathers".
** Meg has regularly used nicknames for the other characters such as "[[Film/ItsAWonderfulLife Clarence]]" and "The Little Tree Topper" for Castiel and "[[WesternAnimation/RockyAndBullwinkle Bullwinkle]]" for Sam. She also occasionally refers to Dean as "[[Creator/RyanSeacrest Seacrest]]".Seacrest]]".
** Rowena is an aversion of this, refusing to call people by anything by their given name. She calls Crowley "Fergus" and Sam "Samuel" because she knows it annoys them.
27th Dec '17 12:14:55 PM gb00393
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* ''Series/GameOfThrones'': Wyman Manderly names Jon Snow "the White Wolf".

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Wyman Manderly names Jon Snow "the White Wolf".Wolf".
** Bronn apparently calls Littlefinger "Lord Twatbeard".
24th Dec '17 9:01:40 AM Trooper924
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** [[BigFun Amethyst]] makes up an endless supply of (mostly {{affection|nickname}}) nicknames, particularly for Peridot.

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** [[BigFun Amethyst]] makes up an endless supply of (mostly {{affection|nickname}}) [[AffectionateNickname affectionate]]) nicknames, particularly for Peridot.
3rd Dec '17 1:24:55 PM nombretomado
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** Maybe it's a sportscaster thing? [[CountdownWithKeithOlbermann Keith Olbermann]] only gives nicknames to [[TheRival people he doesn't like]], but he makes up for it by giving them four or five each.

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** Maybe it's a sportscaster thing? [[CountdownWithKeithOlbermann [[Series/CountdownWithKeithOlbermann Keith Olbermann]] only gives nicknames to [[TheRival people he doesn't like]], but he makes up for it by giving them four or five each.
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