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->''"It's bad luck not to say the whole name. Now, let me start over: Field Tournament Style Up and Down On The Ground Manja Flanja Banja Ishka Bibble Babble Flabble Doma Roma Floma Boma Jingle Jangle Every Angle Bricka Bracka Flacka Stacka Two Ton Rerun Free for All Big Ball!"''
-->-- '''Mung Daal''', ''WesternAnimation/{{Chowder}}''

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Aka: [[SelfDemonstratingArticle Incredibly Long Name]] [[WesternAnimation/{{Animaniacs}} to Have to Try and Say]].

In the broadest sense, whenever a character has more than the usual (in the Anglosphere) first, middle, and last name, they are in possession of an OverlyLongName. Also included are people who have the right number of names, but one or more of them is absurdly long, for example Ulla Inga Hansen-Bensen-Janson-Tallen-Hallen-Svaden-Swanson in the remake of ''Film/TheProducers''. (This is actually ''just'' her first name. They "[[TakeOurWordForIt don't have the time]]" to hear her last name.)

Can be used simply as a humor device, getting cheap laughs out of an absurd name; played to the extreme this would be a type of OverlyLongGag, being so long as to be tedious and thus deriving its humor; or it can be a non-joke to the audience because characters with strange names are expected in the type of show/book/planet/whatever, but cause the characters involved trouble as they try not to react to, or at least comment on, the oddity of the person's name. And if someone wanted to go after the said person, it would be a nightmare for them to recite their full name and jot it down, which makes murdering a person with a [[Manga/DeathNote notebook]] not always a good idea.

If the character is not from around here, it might be an example of AsLongAsItSoundsForeign. If there is one normal name when all the others are are ridiculous, or vice versa, it can be AerithAndBob. In all cases, one of these makes for a good UnpronounceableAlias.

TruthInTelevision: There are too many actual people, places and things with absurdly long names - it's really better if you just go to the [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Longest_word_in_English other wiki]], where there is a whole article dedicated to this. Doesn't that just simplify everything?

Compare EmbarrassingMiddleName, OverlyLongGag, SomeCallMeTim, TheUnpronounceable, SesquipedalianSmith, and TryToFitThatOnABusinessCard. Often results in FunWithAcronyms.

SuperTrope to OverlyLongSpanishName. Related to LongTitle. A NameThatUnfoldsLikeLotusBlossom will almost always be overly long.
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[[index]]
* OverlyLongName/AnimeAndManga
* OverlyLongName/ComicBooks
* OverlyLongName/FanFiction
* OverlyLongName/{{Film}}
* OverlyLongName/{{Literature}}
* OverlyLongName/LiveActionTV
* OverlyLongName/{{Music}}
* OverlyLongName/TabletopGames
* OverlyLongName/{{Theater}}
* OverlyLongName/VideoGames
* OverlyLongName/{{Webcomics}}
* OverlyLongName/WebOriginal
* OverlyLongName/WesternAnimation
* OverlyLongName/RealLife
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[[folder:Attractions]]
* In ''Star Tours: The Adventures Continue'', there is a droid in the queue named G2-4T, which he says is short for something much longer, and he says that that's only his ''first'' name.
-->G2-4T: I'd tell you my last name, but I don't want to hold up the line.
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[[folder:Newspaper Comics]]
* ''ComicStrip/{{Dilbert}}''. Most notably Elbonians.
-->'''Elbonian:''' Hello, how may I help you? My name is [[TheUnpronounceable Kruphnehdahpheweundikaniswalyniaphorganopop]]... I mean, Carl.
* In ''ComicStrip/{{Garfield}}'', there is a character in a TV show called Gouda May Freegenweegenswallodribbenfraxenlaxenismabittle.
** Garfield himself lengthened his own name in one strip, resulting in Garfield Horatio III, Esq.
--->'''Jon:''' Embellished our name, did we?\\
'''Garfield:''' ''(pointing at his resized food dish)'' Fill 'er up!
** [[https://garfield.com/comic/2018/02/22 Betty-Jo Bobbie-Sue Mary-Jane Anna-Lee Becky-Lou Wanda-June Ed.]] According to Jon, "she was named after her six aunts and one uncle".
* In the ''{{Popeye}}'' comics, Swee'pea's real name is actually Scooner Seawell Georgia Washenting Christiffer Columbia Daniel Boom. "Swee'pea" is merely a term of endearment.
* In ''ComicStrip/{{Curtis}}'', the protagonist's pal Gunk's name is [[FunWithAcronyms actually an acronym]], which stands for "Gladimus Unfred Nostradamus Klaustauvicke".
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[[folder:Pinball]]
* ''Pinball/TheSimpsonsPinballParty'' features [[WizardMode Super Duper Mega Extreme Wizard Mode]], which is ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin.
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[[folder:Podcasts]]
* Lanja from ''Podcast/DiceAndVirtue''. Her full name is Kehilanja Abhorsen-Vinjaja vas-Tehir [[spoiler: sen Shelsaa]].
* In ''Podcast/HelloFromTheMagicTavern'', [[SmallNameBigEgo Eusidore the Blue]] has an extremely long name. "I am Usidore! Wizard of the 12th Realm of Ephysiyies, Master of Light and Shadow, Manipulator of Magical Delights, Devourer of Chaos, Champion of the Great Halls of Terr’akkas. The elves know me as Fi’ang Yalok. The dwarves know me as Zoenen Hoogstandjes. And I am also known in the Northeast as Gaismunēnas Meistar.
** As it turns out, this is actual a requisite for wizards of Fuun. To date, we also have:
*** [[TheAce Spintax the Green]], Master of the Third, Ninth, and Twelfth Realms of Ephysiyies, Wielder of Arcane Forces Compelling the Living and the Dead, Diviner of Unknowable Truths, Caster of Illusions, Destroyer of Lies, Dissolver of the Wall of Fire, Imbiber of the Nine Deadly Poisons, Author of the Pandenomicon, and Winner of the Wizard's Choice Award; the Dwarfs know me as Nickelback Silverchair, the Angels know me as Mama Cassai'el, the Vampires know me as Cameron Orlando, in the South I am known as Lodestone Greatcraft.
*** [[AnchoredShip Jyn'Leeviyah the Red]], Wizard of the Sixth Realm of Ephysiyies; Mistress of Nature and Nurture; Reviver of the Springs of Gu’uthmagit; Seer of the Prophecies of the Temziet Mists; Keeper of the Sacred Tome of Deyfral; And two-time Wizard's Choice Award nominee. The Elves know me as Perimmäin So’it’thuri, the Vampires know me as Beyonce Bloodlust; the Tree Folk know me as Opal Vinewitch; and upon the isle of Meegas, I am known as Ukkosta Kassvista. And ask me of mine other names, and I shall gladly share all, my children.
*** [[TheFriendNobodyLikes Can the Yellow]] aka Caneficent Dewspring, Master of Space and Time, Headmaster of the Jizzlenob Preparatory School for Young Wizards; the Elves did know me Cannigan the Everliving, the Elves do know me as Candle Dewspice, the Elves will know me as Candy Crowley; the Dwarfs did know me as Canned Heat, the Dwarfs do know me as Canticle Lebowitz, and the Dwarfs will know me as Canban Scrummaster…
*** And shortest so far, [[SoulBrotha Jamillious the Mauve]] aka Jamillious Washington, Bringer of Feast and Famine, Master of the Great Plantation, Shatterer of the Triangle Trade Winds; the Dwarfs know me as Dat Dude, the Elves know me as Always Holdin', and I'm also known in the Far South as Boy.
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[[folder:Radio]]
* A radio episode of ''Radio/OurMissBrooks'' featured an attempt by Mr. Conklin to borrow Mrs. Davis's house trailer from Miss Brooks. He wanted to go fishing on an isolated lake, deep in the wilderness. The name of the lake, and the title of the episode? "Oo Oo Me Me Tocoludi Gucci Moo Moo." It's the local Indians' word for "blue."
* The Dickens spoof ''Radio/BleakExpectations'' featured a lawyer whose full name took 20 minutes to say. He charged by the hour, so "his name was his greatest asset". The show would either [[FadeToBlack fade out]] as he was saying his name, or he would be interrupted. His name began with Wyckham-Post-Forburton-...
* A song, possibly known as 'The Baby's Name', has which the chorus is: "The Baby's name is Kitchener-Carrington-Methuen-Kekewich-White-Cronje-Plumer-Powell-Majuba-Gatacre-Warren-Colenso-Kruger-Cape Town-Mafeking-French-Kimberley-Ladysmith-Bobs-The Union Jack-Fighting Mac-Lyddite-Pretoria-Blogs" or something to that effect.
* Doug Berman, the producer of ''Radio/CarTalk'', is referred to in the credits with an overly long succession of {{Embarrassing Nickname}}s. The longest version is "Doug 'the Subway Fugitive' 'Not-a-Slave-to-Fashion' 'Bongo Boy' 'Frog-Man' 'Punkin Lips' 'Cute-Cute-Cute' Berman".
** Before they started the RunningGag of naming the food-related event from which technical advisor John Bugsy Lawlor has just returned, he also had a long series of nicknames: John 'Bugsy' 'Sebastian' 'Mr. Height' 'Sweet Cheeks' '[[BigEater Free Lunch]]' 'Twinkle Toes' '[[YouAreFat Donut Breath]]' 'Hula Hips' 'Gigabyte' '[[OverlyLongGag Make That Two Triple Cheeseburgers]]' Lawlor.
* One episode of ''Thanks a Lot, Creator/MiltonJones!'' took this UpToEleven with a German countess whose name takes so long to recite that everyone falls asleep and, when they wake up the following morning, the host is ''still'' reciting it. It actually becomes a plot point at the end: trying to remember such a horrifically-long name has damaged her memory so much that she once [[spoiler:left her infant daughter in an Essex pub]] and forgot all about it.
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[[folder:Visual Novels]]
* ''VisualNovel/{{Ever17}}'' gives you 'Tanaka Yuubiseiharukana' and [[spoiler:Tanaka Yuubiseiakikana in The Kid's routes.]]
** In Takeshi's route, when trying to think of a nickname for the Kid, Coco suggests "Pablo Diego Jose Francisco de Hora Juan Novecino Marie de Los Remedios Siburiano de la Santessima Trinidado Luis Picasso". The Kid decides to just stick with "the Kid". (The scary thing is, this is based on the full name of Creator/PabloPicasso, which in RealLife was ''even longer'').
* In ''VisualNovel/LuckyDog1'', the protagonist is known as Giancarlo Bourbon del Monte. Since his full name is obviously quite a mouthful, he is more commonly known as Gian.
* ''VisualNovel/LittleBusters'': Kud's full name is Kudryavka Anatolyevna Strugatskaya, which isn't too unusual for a Russian name but is very long to Japanese people. Though in a {{Deconstruction}}, Kud finds it kind of hurtful that people always laugh when they hear how overly dramatic her name sounds, and is quite touched when Riki doesn't.
* In ''VisualNovel/HigurashiWhenTheyCry'' Kizuna, Kotohogushi-hen, Hanyuu's real name is [[spoiler:[[http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/hanyuu_full_name_1069.jpeg Hai=ryuun Yeasomuul Jeda,]](yes, equals sign and all). Riku Furude, Hanyuu's lover, never could remember it/how to pronounce it, so he called her Hanyuu and it stuck.]]
* The H-Visual Novel, ''Resort Boin'' gives us: Mika Kuouzumiaiginsusutakeizumonokamimeichoujin.
* In ''VisualNovel/CodeRealize'', the protagonists enter an airship race to acquire a minor MacGuffin. Their engineer names their ship the ''HMS Impey and Princess and Their Servants'', after himself and the main character. The race announcer decides to shorten it to ''HMS Princess and Servants.''
* In the last case of ''VisualNovel/PhoenixWrightAceAttorneySpiritOfJustice'', the full English name of the Minister of Justice for the Kingdom of Khura'in Inga Karkhuul Khura'in is Inga Karkhuul [[PunnyName Haw'kohd Dis'nahm Bi'ahni Lawga Ormo Pohmpus Da'nit Ar'edi Iz]] Khura'in III, which is pointed out when [[spoiler:the possibility of channeling him is brought up]] in the final case.
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