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15th Feb '17 2:20:23 AM BrokenEye
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** The Cigarette-Smoking Man is eventually given a name, though everyone (both in and out of universe) still seems to prefer calling him by his soubriquet.
13th Feb '17 12:52:12 PM MegaMarioMan
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* ESPN's BillSimmons refers to the Oklahoma City Thunder as "The Team That Shall Not Be Named" in solidarity with the people of Seattle, who had the Supersonics stolen out from under them by the OKC ownership group. Simmons is also known to call them the [[EverythingIsDeaderWithZombies Zombie Sonics]] or simply the Zombies. ([[http://www.grantland.com/story/_/id/8486795/the-harden-dilemma he changed his mind in October 2012]], considering that [[OverusedRunningGag it was too much trouble to keep it up]] and the Sonics might be resurrected.)

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* ESPN's BillSimmons refers to the Oklahoma City Thunder as "The Team That Shall Not Be Named" in solidarity with the people of Seattle, who had the Supersonics stolen out from under them by the OKC ownership group. Simmons is also known to call them the [[EverythingIsDeaderWithZombies [[EverythingsDeaderWithZombies Zombie Sonics]] or simply the Zombies. ([[http://www.grantland.com/story/_/id/8486795/the-harden-dilemma he changed his mind in October 2012]], considering that [[OverusedRunningGag it was too much trouble to keep it up]] and the Sonics might be resurrected.)
13th Feb '17 12:50:44 PM MegaMarioMan
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* A parody in ''VideoGame/RatchetAndClankGoingCommando''. When Ratchet first enters the arena, he is known only as "This!...Guy...". In the second Arena, Ratchet is named, Clank then takes up the "This Guy" mantle.

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* A parody Parodied in ''VideoGame/RatchetAndClankGoingCommando''. When Ratchet first enters the arena, first arena on the Maktar Nebula, he is known only introduced and referred to as "This!...Guy...". In the second Arena, Ratchet arena on Joba, Ratchet's name is named, actually used, while Clank then takes up the "This Guy" mantle.gets referred to as "(the) metal guy".
10th Feb '17 9:45:12 PM actingpower
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** Also, Rabbi ben Akiva, who committed such atrocities in rebellion against God that everyone said, "That can't possibly be ben Akiva. It must be some other rabbi instead." So he's referred to instead as "The Other One."

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** Also, Rabbi Elisha ben Akiva, Abuya, who committed such atrocities in rebellion against God that everyone said, "That can't possibly be ben Akiva.Abuya. It must be some other rabbi instead." So he's referred to instead as Acher, or "The Other One."
10th Feb '17 9:40:38 PM actingpower
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* ''Literature/TheWingfeatherSaga'' parodies this trope with its villain: "That evil was a nameless evil, and its name was Gnag the Nameless."


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** Also, Rabbi ben Akiva, who committed such atrocities in rebellion against God that everyone said, "That can't possibly be ben Akiva. It must be some other rabbi instead." So he's referred to instead as "The Other One."
15th Jan '17 12:21:16 AM FordPrefect
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* In the interviews at the start of "The Incredibles", Frozone says that he doesn't care about his girlfriend's secret identity. For the rest of the movie, she's only referred to as "Honey".

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* In the interviews at the start of "The Incredibles", ''Film/TheIncredibles'', Frozone says that he doesn't care about his girlfriend's secret identity. For the rest of the movie, she's only referred to as "Honey".
4th Jan '17 5:46:23 AM Gosicrystal
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* ''VideoGame/GuiltyGear'', like ''Anime/ExcelSaga'', also has a That Man.

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* ''VideoGame/GuiltyGear'', like ''Anime/ExcelSaga'', also has a That Man.



* In the first ''Franchise/StarWars: KnightsOfTheOldRepublic'', if you take up arena-fighting, you'll be given the nickname "The Mysterious Stranger"... This is so they only have to use the one audio track whichever name you choose for yourself at the beginning.
** ''VideoGame/JadeEmpire'', from the same folks, uses the same convention, though in that case you get your choice of a few stage names. The Arena promoter throws in a ShoutOut to Knights of the Old Republic, referring to you when you first meet him as a "mysterious stranger."

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* In the first ''Franchise/StarWars: KnightsOfTheOldRepublic'', ''VideoGame/KnightsOfTheOldRepublic'', if you take up arena-fighting, you'll be given the nickname "The Mysterious Stranger"... This is so they only have to use the one audio track whichever name you choose for yourself at the beginning.
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beginning. ''VideoGame/JadeEmpire'', from the same folks, uses the same convention, though in that case you get your choice of a few stage names. The Arena promoter throws in a ShoutOut to Knights of the Old Republic, referring to you when you first meet him as a "mysterious stranger."
30th Nov '16 12:18:09 AM Psyclone
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** The Emperor of Mankind's birth name is unknown (and it's implied he has had several throughout history before revealing himself) so he has [[IHaveManyNames many names]] given to him by the various people of the galaxy: "Holy Emperor" or simply "The Emperor" (The Imperium), "The Omnissiah" (Adeptus Mechanicus), "False Emperor" or "Corpse God" (Chaos Followers), "the Anathema" (Chaos Gods and Demons), among others.
24th Oct '16 10:24:40 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''TheOnion'' parodied this trope, by applying it to a ''[[http://www.theonion.com/content/news/nameless_hurricane_that_much_more hurricane]]''.

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* ''TheOnion'' ''Magazine/TheOnion'' parodied this trope, by applying it to a ''[[http://www.theonion.com/content/news/nameless_hurricane_that_much_more hurricane]]''.
15th Oct '16 1:15:01 PM NESBoy
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** [[PlayingWithATrope Of course,]] as of their [[PrestigeClass Class Changes]], [[NonIndicativeName Black Mage]] is a [[MegaManning Blue Mage]], [[NonIndicativeName Red Mage]] is a [[DittoFighter Mime]] [[{{Scrub}} who was]] [[DysfunctionJunction briefly convinced]] he was a [[MegaManning Blue Mage]] (though he gets to keep his Red [[MagicKnight Mage]] spells), [[NonIndicativeName Thief]] is a HighlyVisibleNinja, and [[NonIndicativeName Fighter]] is a [[KnightInShiningArmor Knight]].

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** [[PlayingWithATrope Of course,]] as of their [[PrestigeClass Class Changes]], [[NonIndicativeName Black Mage]] is a [[MegaManning [[PowerCopying Blue Mage]], [[NonIndicativeName Red Mage]] is a [[DittoFighter Mime]] [[{{Scrub}} who was]] [[DysfunctionJunction briefly convinced]] he was a [[MegaManning [[PowerCopying Blue Mage]] (though he gets to keep his Red [[MagicKnight Mage]] spells), [[NonIndicativeName Thief]] is a HighlyVisibleNinja, and [[NonIndicativeName Fighter]] is a [[KnightInShiningArmor Knight]].
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