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Playing With: Overly Long Name
Basic Trope: A person or a place has a very long name.
  • Straight: There is a guy named Bob Randel Henriksen von Fahrenheit Strauser.
  • Exaggerated: There is a guy named Bob Randel Henriksen von Fahrenheit Strauser Heinrich Clausen von Stratcher Ericson Johnson von Harch von.
  • Downplayed: ?There is a guy named Bob Randel Henriksen.
  • Justified: Bob came from a long line of European ancestry that kept the tradition going.
  • Inverted: There is a guy named B.
  • Subverted: Bob's long name actually is something he made up, and his real one is just Bob Henriksen.
  • Double Subverted: Until it turns out that he was joking, and his long name is his real one.
  • Parodied: Bob has a name that has 10000 names in it.
  • Zig Zagged: ???
  • Averted: Bob's real name is just Bob Henriksen.
  • Enforced: ???
  • Lampshaded: "Hey! I thought names were supposedly just made up of two words!"
  • Invoked: ???
  • Exploited: ???
  • Defied: Bob intentionally renames himself to Bob Henriksen, after he hated having a long name.
  • Discussed: ???
  • Conversed: "Hey Alice, do you know that we have a classmate here who has an incredibly long name?"
  • Implied: Detective Abraham noted Bob's true name during his speech to the public.
  • Deconstructed: Bob's overly long name makes him unable to fill his entire name in a small sheet of paper.
  • Reconstructed: Not until somebody hands over a bigger piece of paper so that he could write it all down there.
  • Played for Laughs: Bob's entire name is made up of funny words.

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