History NamesToRunAwayFrom / ShadyNames

23rd Apr '17 6:22:28 PM VanHohenheimOfXerxes
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** Or, in waters north of [[UsefulNotes/Seattle Seattle,]] Deception Pass? [[note]]Significantly less perilous since they [[StuffBlowingUp dynamited]] the underwater rocks in the channel.[[/note]]

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** Or, in waters north of [[UsefulNotes/Seattle Seattle,]] UsefulNotes/{{Seattle}} Deception Pass? [[note]]Significantly less perilous since they [[StuffBlowingUp dynamited]] the underwater rocks in the channel.[[/note]]



* A real-life British spy organization in World War 2 called [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special_Operations_Executive The Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare]]

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* A real-life British spy organization in World War 2 during UsefulNotes/WorldWarII called [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special_Operations_Executive The Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare]]
Warfare]].
18th Apr '17 6:28:40 AM longWriter
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* ''Series/TheMrPotatoHeadShow'': The TV bosses set up a violent and sour supervisor over Mr. Potato Head whose name, [[NotMakingThisUpDisclaimer we kid you not]], was ''Bully-Boy [=McPherson=]''.
14th Mar '17 7:11:26 AM Allronix
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** Or, in waters north of [[UsefulNotesSeattle Seattle,]] Deception Pass? [[note]]Significantly less perilous since they [[StuffBlowingUp dynamited]] the underwater rocks in the channel.[[/note]]

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** Or, in waters north of [[UsefulNotesSeattle [[UsefulNotes/Seattle Seattle,]] Deception Pass? [[note]]Significantly less perilous since they [[StuffBlowingUp dynamited]] the underwater rocks in the channel.[[/note]]
14th Mar '17 7:10:46 AM Allronix
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* A real-life British spy organization in World War 2 called [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special_Operations_Executive The Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare]]
14th Nov '16 7:47:30 PM VanHohenheimOfXerxes
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* ''Franchise/StarWars'' is fond of giving shady names to its criminal characters. ''Film/ANewHope'' started the trend with a bounty hunter named Greedo, and the prequel ''Film/AttackOfTheClones'' introduced a drug dealer named Elan Sel'Sabagno, nicknamed "Sleazebaggano."

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* ''Franchise/StarWars'' is fond of giving shady names to its criminal characters. ''Film/ANewHope'' started the trend with a bounty hunter named Greedo, and the prequel ''Film/AttackOfTheClones'' introduced a drug dealer named Elan Sel'Sabagno, nicknamed "Sleazebaggano."
Sleazebaggano.
14th Nov '16 7:46:40 PM VanHohenheimOfXerxes
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* ''Franchise/StarWars'' is fond of giving shady names to its criminal characters. ''Film/ANewHope'' started the trend with the bounty hunter Greedo, and the prequel ''Film/AttackOfTheClones'' introduced Elan Sel'Sabagno, nicknamed "Sleazebaggano."

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* ''Franchise/StarWars'' is fond of giving shady names to its criminal characters. ''Film/ANewHope'' started the trend with the a bounty hunter named Greedo, and the prequel ''Film/AttackOfTheClones'' introduced a drug dealer named Elan Sel'Sabagno, nicknamed "Sleazebaggano."
14th Nov '16 7:46:17 PM VanHohenheimOfXerxes
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* Would you meet up in a bar with a bounty hunter named [[Film/ANewHope Greedo]]? (If you do, you'd better be prepared to [[TheDogShotFirst shoot first]].)

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* Would you meet up in a bar ''Franchise/StarWars'' is fond of giving shady names to its criminal characters. ''Film/ANewHope'' started the trend with a the bounty hunter named [[Film/ANewHope Greedo]]? (If you do, you'd better be prepared to [[TheDogShotFirst shoot first]].)
Greedo, and the prequel ''Film/AttackOfTheClones'' introduced Elan Sel'Sabagno, nicknamed "Sleazebaggano."



* Vermin in the ''{{Redwall}}'' series. When characters with names like Scumnose, Mangefur and Cheesethief knock on the door of your abbey, do you follow the dictates of peace and let them in, or do you put up all the barricades and start hunting down Martin the Warrior's sword?

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* Vermin in the ''{{Redwall}}'' ''Literature/{{Redwall}}'' series. When characters with names like Scumnose, Mangefur and Cheesethief knock on the door of your abbey, do you follow the dictates of peace and let them in, or do you put up all the barricades and start hunting down Martin the Warrior's sword?
2nd Nov '16 4:44:54 PM nombretomado
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* One heroic example is Lyra "Silvertongue" Belacqua, clever heroine of ''HisDarkMaterials.''

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* One heroic example is Lyra "Silvertongue" Belacqua, clever heroine of ''HisDarkMaterials.''Literature/HisDarkMaterials.''
18th Aug '16 7:15:51 PM Scrounge
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* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' has Flim and Flam, the "world famous" Flim-Flam brothers.
19th May '16 5:59:47 AM pgj1997
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* How 'bout [[ShiningTimeStation Horace Schemer]]?

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* How 'bout [[ShiningTimeStation [[Series/ShiningTimeStation Horace Schemer]]?
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