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19th Mar '17 6:35:17 PM papyru30
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* Literature/MasksOfAygrima: His Royal Highness Chell cor Chell cor Arriken, Prince of the Golden Shore, Duke of the Southern Deep, and Protector of the Holy Fountain.

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* Literature/MasksOfAygrima: His [[AC:His Royal Highness Chell cor Chell cor Arriken, Prince of the Golden Shore, Duke of the Southern Deep, and Protector of the Holy Fountain.]]
19th Mar '17 6:32:10 PM papyru30
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* Literature/MasksOfAygrima: His Royal Highness Chell cor Chell cor Arriken, Prince of the Golden Shore, Duke of the Southern Deep, and Protector of the Holy Fountain.
14th Mar '17 4:47:15 PM Xtifr
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* In RobertHeinlein's ''Double Star'', we have [[AC:Willem, Prince of Orange, Duke of Nassau, Grand Duke of Luxembourg, Knight Commander of the Holy Roman Empire, Admiral General of the Imperial Forces, Adviser to the Martian Nests, Protector of the Poor, and, by the Grace of God, King of the Lowlands and Emperor of the Planets and the Spaces Between.]]

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* In RobertHeinlein's ''Double Star'', Creator/RobertHeinlein's ''Literature/DoubleStar'', we have [[AC:Willem, Prince of Orange, Duke of Nassau, Grand Duke of Luxembourg, Knight Commander of the Holy Roman Empire, Admiral General of the Imperial Forces, Adviser to the Martian Nests, Protector of the Poor, and, by the Grace of God, King of the Lowlands and Emperor of the Planets and the Spaces Between.]]
8th Mar '17 11:23:55 AM nombretomado
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** Another series of books, the Camacho's Caballeros trilogy by Victor Milan, had a recurring member of the regiment who fit this trope. Lieutenant Senior Grade Father Doctor Roberto "Call me Bob" Garcia, psychologist, sociologist, MechWarrior.
* In [[TabletopGame/IronKingdoms WARMACHINE/HORDES]], there is the [[Main/PigMan Farrow]] Warlock called [[AC:Lord Carver, Bringer of Most Massive Destruction, Esquire, the Third, Minion Farrow Warlock.]] It's abbreviated as [[AC:Lord Carver, BMMD, Esq. III]] on his tracker/spell cards, and it still barely fits.

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** Another series of books, the Camacho's Caballeros trilogy by Victor Milan, had a recurring member of the regiment who fit this trope. Lieutenant Senior Grade Father Doctor Roberto "Call me Bob" Garcia, psychologist, sociologist, MechWarrior.
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* In [[TabletopGame/IronKingdoms WARMACHINE/HORDES]], there is the [[Main/PigMan [[PigMan Farrow]] Warlock called [[AC:Lord Carver, Bringer of Most Massive Destruction, Esquire, the Third, Minion Farrow Warlock.]] It's abbreviated as [[AC:Lord Carver, BMMD, Esq. III]] on his tracker/spell cards, and it still barely fits.
5th Mar '17 3:33:02 AM JackG
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** Jon Snow, to a lesser extent. [[AC:Jon Snow, [[spoiler:King in the North and the Vale,]] [[spoiler:Lord of Winterfell,]] [[spoiler:The Man Who Returned From The Dead,]] 998th Lord Commander of the Night's Watch, and, quite possibly, [[spoiler:[[AC:Rightful King of the Andals and the Rhoynar and the First Men]].]]

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** Jon Snow, to a lesser extent. [[AC:Jon Snow, [[spoiler:King in the North and the Vale,]] [[spoiler:Lord Vale, Lord of Winterfell,]] [[spoiler:The Winterfell, The Man Who Returned From The Dead,]] Dead,]]]] 998th Lord Commander of the Night's Watch, and, quite possibly, [[spoiler:[[AC:Rightful King of the Andals and the Rhoynar and the First Men]].]]
5th Mar '17 3:31:46 AM JackG
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** Jon Snow, to a lesser extent. [[AC:Jon Snow, [[spoiler:King in the North and the Vale,]] [[spoiler:Lord of Winterfell,]] [[spoiler:The Man Who Returned From The Dead,]] 998th Lord Commander of the Night's Watch,]] and, quite possibly, [[spoiler:[[AC:Rightful King of the Andals and the Rhoynar and the First Men]].]]

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** Jon Snow, to a lesser extent. [[AC:Jon Snow, [[spoiler:King in the North and the Vale,]] [[spoiler:Lord of Winterfell,]] [[spoiler:The Man Who Returned From The Dead,]] 998th Lord Commander of the Night's Watch,]] Watch, and, quite possibly, [[spoiler:[[AC:Rightful King of the Andals and the Rhoynar and the First Men]].]]
31st Jan '17 11:25:31 AM JackG
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* In the ''Series/StarTrekVoyager'' fanfic ''Attack of the 50-Ft Half-Klingon'' the holodeck character played by Tom Paris is [[AC:Captain Proton: Spaceman First Class, Protector of Earth, Scourge of Intergalactic Evil, Astrogator of Action, Prince of Planeteers, Lord of the Rings of Saturn, Man of the Day After Tomorrow, and Savior of a [[ScifiWritersHaveNoSenseOfScale Statistically Insignificant Percentage of the Universe]].]]

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* In the ''Series/StarTrekVoyager'' fanfic ''Attack of the 50-Ft Half-Klingon'' the [[Film/TheAdventuresOfCaptainProton holodeck character character]] played by Tom Paris is [[AC:Captain Proton: Spaceman First Class, Protector of Earth, Scourge of Intergalactic Evil, Astrogator of Action, Prince of Planeteers, Lord of the Rings of Saturn, Man of the Day After Tomorrow, and Savior of a [[ScifiWritersHaveNoSenseOfScale Statistically Insignificant Percentage of the Universe]].]]
27th Jan '17 9:04:07 PM LittleGoat
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* In the ComicBook/SonicTheHedgehog mini-series produced by Franchise/ArchieComics (Right before the main comics), Robotnik has a plaque on his desk that reads [[AC:DR. ROBOTNIK: Supreme Dictator, Industrial Polluter, Megalomaniac…]] At this point it continues on a sign on his desk's side, [[AC:…Corrupt Politician, Underhanded Reprobate, Rain Forest Ravager, [[KickTheDog Puppy Kicker]], Oil Spill Coordinator, Holiday Hater, [[TakeThat Insurance Salesman]]]]

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* In the ComicBook/SonicTheHedgehog mini-series produced by Franchise/ArchieComics (Right before the main comics), Robotnik has a plaque on his desk that reads [[AC:DR. ROBOTNIK: Supreme Dictator, Industrial Polluter, Megalomaniac…]] Megalomaniac...]] At this point it continues on a sign on his desk's side, [[AC:…Corrupt [[AC:...Corrupt Politician, Underhanded Reprobate, Rain Forest Ravager, [[KickTheDog Puppy Kicker]], Oil Spill Coordinator, Holiday Hater, [[TakeThat Insurance Salesman]]]]



-->'''Daniel:''' [[AC:Sir Daniel Joseph O’Brien, Knight of the Crown, Ranger Prime of the Imperial Rangers, Clan Lord of the O’Briens, King of Primastra, Lord of Ten Billion Suns, Ruler of the Shining Realm, His Most Cosmic Majesty, Emperor of Avalon.]] I am the government here. Welcome to my place. Can I get you anything?\\
'''Rayana:''' Pardon my husband’s exploitation of his myriad titles for amusement value. He likes messing with people like that sometimes. I’m [[AC:Dame Rayana Kylise Hart-O’Brien, Knight Commander of the Centre for Covert Multi-Dimensional Operations, Avalon Imperial University Mistress of Musical Arcanum, Imperial Sorceress Supreme, Grand Duchess of Narya, Lady of Mothers’ Fury, Her Most Mystic Majesty, Witch Queen of Avalon.]] Would you like something to drink?\\

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-->'''Daniel:''' [[AC:Sir Daniel Joseph O’Brien, O'Brien, Knight of the Crown, Ranger Prime of the Imperial Rangers, Clan Lord of the O’Briens, O'Briens, King of Primastra, Lord of Ten Billion Suns, Ruler of the Shining Realm, His Most Cosmic Majesty, Emperor of Avalon.]] I am the government here. Welcome to my place. Can I get you anything?\\
'''Rayana:''' Pardon my husband’s husband's exploitation of his myriad titles for amusement value. He likes messing with people like that sometimes. I’m I'm [[AC:Dame Rayana Kylise Hart-O’Brien, Hart-O'Brien, Knight Commander of the Centre for Covert Multi-Dimensional Operations, Avalon Imperial University Mistress of Musical Arcanum, Imperial Sorceress Supreme, Grand Duchess of Narya, Lady of Mothers’ Mothers' Fury, Her Most Mystic Majesty, Witch Queen of Avalon.]] Would you like something to drink?\\



* In ''Where Cold Winds Blow'', Luna introduces Twilight to Lord Arctis as [[AC:Lady Twilight Sparkle [=BMg=], Celestia’s personal student and Her representative, the Countess of the Everfree, the Bearer of the Element of Magic, Discordsbane and Companion to Sun and Moon]], which she only remembers because it actually is written on a card. And for even more laughs, it turns out that the last two were made up by Celestia as a joke.

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* In ''Where Cold Winds Blow'', Luna introduces Twilight to Lord Arctis as [[AC:Lady Twilight Sparkle [=BMg=], Celestia’s Celestia's personal student and Her representative, the Countess of the Everfree, the Bearer of the Element of Magic, Discordsbane and Companion to Sun and Moon]], which she only remembers because it actually is written on a card. And for even more laughs, it turns out that the last two were made up by Celestia as a joke.



* ''FanFic/{{My Family and Other Equestrians}}'' has the way King Sombra refers to himself in the introduction of the book Blade Star reads in chapter 57: “Written by [[AC:His Most Excellent Imperial Majesty, High King Sombra the Great. Sole Ruler and Emperor of the Grand Imperial Crystal Empire, and the Dominions, Territories and Dependents of the same. Commander in Chief of His Most Imperial Majesty’s Forces by Land and by Sea. First Minister of Imperial Crystal Legislature, Head of the Privy Council and High Lord of the Grand Judiciary and Star Chamber of the same. Governor of the Imperial First City of the Crystal Empire. Holder of the Glorious Crystal Heart and Master of the Forbidden Crystal Palace…]]” It keeps going for four pages!

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* ''FanFic/{{My Family and Other Equestrians}}'' has the way King Sombra refers to himself in the introduction of the book Blade Star reads in chapter 57: “Written "Written by [[AC:His Most Excellent Imperial Majesty, High King Sombra the Great. Sole Ruler and Emperor of the Grand Imperial Crystal Empire, and the Dominions, Territories and Dependents of the same. Commander in Chief of His Most Imperial Majesty’s Majesty's Forces by Land and by Sea. First Minister of Imperial Crystal Legislature, Head of the Privy Council and High Lord of the Grand Judiciary and Star Chamber of the same. Governor of the Imperial First City of the Crystal Empire. Holder of the Glorious Crystal Heart and Master of the Forbidden Crystal Palace…]]” Palace...]]" It keeps going for four pages!



* In ''VideoGame/KingdomsOfAmalurReckoning'', if you do all the sidequests, [[PlayerCharacter the Fateless One]] will end up with a lot of titles. If you go by the fae tradition, every single quest chain could probably be a new one—but there are still more than a few explicit ones as well. [[spoiler: [[AC:King Wencyn of the Court of Enchantments, Archsage of the Scholia Arcana, Truesworn of the Warsworn, Champion of the House of Valor, Master of Gravehal Keep, Scion of Akara, Beckoned of Ethene, Herald of the Gods, Hero of Mel Senshir…]] ]]

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* In ''VideoGame/KingdomsOfAmalurReckoning'', if you do all the sidequests, [[PlayerCharacter the Fateless One]] will end up with a lot of titles. If you go by the fae tradition, every single quest chain could probably be a new one—but one--but there are still more than a few explicit ones as well. [[spoiler: [[AC:King Wencyn of the Court of Enchantments, Archsage of the Scholia Arcana, Truesworn of the Warsworn, Champion of the House of Valor, Master of Gravehal Keep, Scion of Akara, Beckoned of Ethene, Herald of the Gods, Hero of Mel Senshir…]] Senshir...]] ]]



* Nicholas the Second, Emperor and Autocrat of all the Russias, of Moscow, Kiev, Vladimir, Novgorod, Tsar of Kazan, Tsar of Astrakhan, King of Poland, Tsar of Siberia, Tsar of Tauric Chersonesos, Tsar of Georgia, Lord of Pskov, and Grand Duke of Smolensk, Lithuania, Volhynia, Podolia, and Finland, Prince of Estonia, Livonia, Courland and Semigalia, Samogitia, Belostok, Karelia, Tver, Yugra, Perm, Vyatka, Bulgaria and other territories; Lord and Grand Duke of Nizhni Novgorod, Sovereign of Chernigov, Ryazan, Polotsk, Rostov, Yaroslavl, Beloozero,[[note]]You might think that this was cleverly inserted into the list as a joke based on the length of the list and a pun on "below zero" temperatures. [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Belozersk You would be wrong]], this is a real town which isn't particularly known for cold weather. Obdoria (now known as the Yamalo-Nenets District), on the other hand...[[/note]]. Udoria, Obdoria, Kondia, Vitebsk, Mstislavl, and all northern territories; Sovereign of Iveria, Kartalinia, and the Kabardinian lands and Armenian territories - hereditary Lord and Ruler of the Circassians and Mountain Princes and others; Lord of Turkestan, Heir of Norway, Duke of Schleswig–Holstein, Stormarn, Dithmarschen, Oldenburg, and so forth, and so forth, and so forth.

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* Nicholas the Second, Emperor and Autocrat of all the Russias, of Moscow, Kiev, Vladimir, Novgorod, Tsar of Kazan, Tsar of Astrakhan, King of Poland, Tsar of Siberia, Tsar of Tauric Chersonesos, Tsar of Georgia, Lord of Pskov, and Grand Duke of Smolensk, Lithuania, Volhynia, Podolia, and Finland, Prince of Estonia, Livonia, Courland and Semigalia, Samogitia, Belostok, Karelia, Tver, Yugra, Perm, Vyatka, Bulgaria and other territories; Lord and Grand Duke of Nizhni Novgorod, Sovereign of Chernigov, Ryazan, Polotsk, Rostov, Yaroslavl, Beloozero,[[note]]You might think that this was cleverly inserted into the list as a joke based on the length of the list and a pun on "below zero" temperatures. [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Belozersk You would be wrong]], this is a real town which isn't particularly known for cold weather. Obdoria (now known as the Yamalo-Nenets District), on the other hand...[[/note]]. Udoria, Obdoria, Kondia, Vitebsk, Mstislavl, and all northern territories; Sovereign of Iveria, Kartalinia, and the Kabardinian lands and Armenian territories - hereditary Lord and Ruler of the Circassians and Mountain Princes and others; Lord of Turkestan, Heir of Norway, Duke of Schleswig–Holstein, Schleswig-Holstein, Stormarn, Dithmarschen, Oldenburg, and so forth, and so forth, and so forth.



** Lampshaded by King [[AuthorityInNameOnly Fredrik I]] (1676–1751) who, upon being introduced with his full and rather long title, is reported to have turned to one of his advisors and remarked "[[GratuitousGerman Potz Donner, haben Wir das alles getan?]]" ("Bloody hell, did We do all that?")

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** Lampshaded by King [[AuthorityInNameOnly Fredrik I]] (1676–1751) (1676-1751) who, upon being introduced with his full and rather long title, is reported to have turned to one of his advisors and remarked "[[GratuitousGerman Potz Donner, haben Wir das alles getan?]]" ("Bloody hell, did We we do all that?")



** His son Maxamillion II was later elected leader of The Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth. This added the titles King of Poland, Grand Duke of Lithuania, Lord of Russia, Prussia, Mazovia, Samogitia, Kiev, Wolyn, Podlachia, and Livonia, to his father’s already impressive style.

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** His son Maxamillion II was later elected leader of The Polish–Lithuanian Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. This added the titles King of Poland, Grand Duke of Lithuania, Lord of Russia, Prussia, Mazovia, Samogitia, Kiev, Wolyn, Podlachia, and Livonia, to his father’s father's already impressive style.



* Having a long or “Grand Title” was somewhat common for leaders in the German states until the early 19th century. For example some members of the Holy Roman Empires last Electoral College were:

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* Having a long or “Grand Title” "Grand Title" was somewhat common for leaders in the German states until the early 19th century. For example some members of the Holy Roman Empires last Electoral College were:
17th Jan '17 10:16:16 PM DemoDemon
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** 2 Michael, Wielder of the White Flame, First Among the Secondborn.
** Jadis, The Lady of Infinite Repose, Bearer of the Shape of the Universe, the Queen of Shapes.
** Mammon, the Great Dragon of the Glittering Vault, Scaled God of the Deep.
** Pankrator Jagganoth, the God Eater, Lord of Rage, the Seventh Demiurge
17th Jan '17 2:48:20 AM CountDorku
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* HerrDoktor Count Baron Napoleon von Strudel, in the ''Franchise/WallaceAndGromit'' comic "Anoraknophobia". [[spoiler:It's a lie. His real name is Bert Maudsley and he went to school with Wallace.]]
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