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28th Apr '16 10:15:43 PM TheLastLevel999
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** Speaking of ''Whose Line'', Colin Mochrie used this gag as the "top story" on Weird Newscasters, where Prince changed his name ''again'' after changing long-distance providers.
--> '''Colin:''' Therefore Prince, [[ShapedLikeItself the artist formerly known as the artist formerly known as Prince]], will now be the artist who formerly phoned with Sprint.

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** Speaking of ''Whose Line'', Colin Mochrie used this gag as the "top story" on Weird Newscasters, where Prince changed his name ''again'' after changing long-distance providers.
Newscasters.
--> '''Colin:''' Therefore Rock star Prince has changed his name once again. After changing long-distance carriers, Prince, [[ShapedLikeItself the artist formerly known as the artist formerly known as Prince]], will now be the artist who formerly phoned with Sprint.
26th Apr '16 6:47:22 PM bassmedic87
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** After Prince's death in 2016, some twisted individuals on the web began referring to him as "[[TooSoon The Artist Formerly Known As Alive]]."
12th Feb '16 6:09:19 AM Morgenthaler
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* In ''AnInconvenientTruth'', a slowly-melting glacier park is referred to as 'The Park Formerly Known as Glacier.'

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* In ''AnInconvenientTruth'', ''Film/AnInconvenientTruth'', a slowly-melting glacier park is referred to as 'The Park Formerly Known as Glacier.'
7th Jan '16 3:14:15 AM erforce
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* In a promotional spot for ''GoodBurger'', Keenan and Kel talked about how they're becoming big stars and that they'd like to known as "The artists formerly known as Keenan And Kel". Kel then shows their symbol: a white card with a black circle on it. Keenan takes a look and says "It's upside down." They then try to correct it.

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* In a promotional spot for ''GoodBurger'', ''Film/GoodBurger'', Keenan and Kel talked about how they're becoming big stars and that they'd like to known as "The artists formerly known as Keenan And Kel". Kel then shows their symbol: a white card with a black circle on it. Keenan takes a look and says "It's upside down." They then try to correct it.
14th Dec '15 5:36:53 AM LondonKdS
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* Creator/AlanMoore is credited as "The Original Writer" on the 2010s Marvel reprint collections of his ''ComicBook/{{Miracleman}}'' run, due to his generally strained relationship with Marvel, and retrospective belief that he shouldn't morally have used the character because the original creator Mick Anglo had been cheated out of his rights.
13th Nov '15 12:54:17 AM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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->''"As you know, the entertainer once known as Music/{{Prince}} has decided to be known only by this symbol, which combines the symbol of man and woman. [[DudeLooksLikeALady I guess he's just as confused as we are.]]"''

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->''"As you know, the entertainer once known as Music/{{Prince}} has decided to be known only by this symbol, which combines the symbol of man and woman. [[DudeLooksLikeALady I guess he's just as confused as we are.]]"''"''
13th Nov '15 12:52:26 AM bwburke94
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* Music/{{Prince}} is obviously the TropeNamer.

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* Music/{{Prince}} The artist formerly known as "The Artist Formerly Known as Music/{{Prince}}" is obviously the TropeNamer.
18th Sep '15 9:25:10 AM Prfnoff
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-->'''Homestar Runner:''' Hey, the girlfriend formerly known as Marzipan. I think you missed a little bit when you were shaving. Right there, about the sideburns area.
-->'''Marzipan:''' More like [[NoAccountingForTaste the former girlfriend]] known as Marzipan.
-->'''Homestar Runner:''' Sounds like a plan!

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-->'''Homestar Runner:''' Hey, the girlfriend formerly known as Marzipan. I think you missed a little bit when you were shaving. Right there, about the sideburns area.
-->'''Marzipan:'''
area.\\
'''Marzipan:'''
More like [[NoAccountingForTaste the former girlfriend]] known as Marzipan.
-->'''Homestar
Marzipan.\\
'''Homestar
Runner:''' Sounds like a plan!



* An episode of ''WebVideo/TheNostalgiaCritic'' has the titular critic wonder why King Koopa from ''SuperMarioBrosSuperShow'' isn't simply called "Bowser," or at least "The Artist Formerly Known as Bowser", cutting to a Koopa-fied Prince symbol.

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* An episode of ''WebVideo/TheNostalgiaCritic'' has the titular critic wonder why King Koopa from ''SuperMarioBrosSuperShow'' ''Series/TheSuperMarioBrosSuperShow'' isn't simply called "Bowser," or at least "The Artist Formerly Known as Bowser", cutting to a Koopa-fied Prince symbol.



* Used twice by ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons''; one of the puppies in the ''101 Dalmatians'' parody is called "The Puppy Formerly Known as Prince", while "Lisa's Wedding" shows a list of arrested celebrities that includes "The Artist formerly known as [[http://z.about.com/d/altreligion/1/0/h/S/2/stafkap.jpg *unpronounceable symbol*]]" and "The Artist formerly known as Buddy Hackett."
** There's also one of the flashback episodes (possibly "Lisa's First Word"), set during a time when "The Artist Formerly Known As Prince was currently known as Prince."

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* Used twice by ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons''; one of the puppies in the ''101 Dalmatians'' parody is called "The Puppy Formerly Known as Prince", while "Lisa's Wedding" shows a list of arrested celebrities that includes "The Artist formerly known as [[http://z.about.com/d/altreligion/1/0/h/S/2/stafkap.jpg *unpronounceable symbol*]]" and "The Artist formerly known as Buddy Hackett."
** There's also one
Creator/BuddyHackett." One of the flashback episodes (possibly "Lisa's First Word"), Word") is set during a time when "The Artist Formerly Known As Prince was currently known as Prince."
9th Sep '15 12:41:06 AM KingClark
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* In ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'', due to UnfortunateImplications towards the mentally challenged, the pegasus formerly known as Derpy [[OrwellianRetcon had her name edited out of]] [[Recap/MyLittlePonyfriendshipIsMagicS2E14TheLastRoundup the episode where it was spoken]], and on merchandise it was substituted with a muffin icon, [[http://puppydoctor.tumblr.com/post/62335367517/baconmane-iskyart-muffin-picture-is-best as seen here]]. For her reappearance in "Rainbow Falls", she was simply referred to as "Rainbow's Replacement", and when she was given lines in "Slice of Life", she was credited as "Muffins".
16th Jun '15 4:05:48 PM pvsage
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* In ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'', due to UnfortunateImplications towards the mentally challenged, the pegasus formerly known as Derpy [[OrwellianRetcon had her name edited out of]] [[Recap/MyLittlePonyfriendshipIsMagicS2E14TheLastRoundup the episode where it was spoken]], and on merchandise it was substituted with a muffin icon, [[http://puppydoctor.tumblr.com/post/62335367517/baconmane-iskyart-muffin-picture-is-best as seen here]]. For her reappearance in "Rainbow Falls", she was simply referred to as "Rainbow's Replacement".

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* In ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'', due to UnfortunateImplications towards the mentally challenged, the pegasus formerly known as Derpy [[OrwellianRetcon had her name edited out of]] [[Recap/MyLittlePonyfriendshipIsMagicS2E14TheLastRoundup the episode where it was spoken]], and on merchandise it was substituted with a muffin icon, [[http://puppydoctor.tumblr.com/post/62335367517/baconmane-iskyart-muffin-picture-is-best as seen here]]. For her reappearance in "Rainbow Falls", she was simply referred to as "Rainbow's Replacement".Replacement", and when she was given lines in "Slice of Life", she was credited as "Muffins".
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