23rd Oct: It's time for the second TV Tropes Halloween Avatar Contest, theme: cute monsters! Details and voting here.
Evan: Oh my god, Jill and Hank. Jank! Jank is back! That's hilarious. Hey. We made a pretty good team. We should have a combo name, in fact. Evan and Divya—Evadivs. Eva... that's weak. Divya and Evan... Divyan. Divyan?
Divya: Okay, here's one. Divya... and Idiot. Diddiot.
Evan: Not bad.
— Royal Pains, "Astraphobia"
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, known to their friends as 'Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie', and to absolutely no-one as "Brangelina" except the writers of rubbish magazines.
—The Now Show Book of Records, "Most Irritating Made Up Nickname"
Chris and I have discussed this, and we've decided that "Kurtofsky" sounds like a mean, famous male Russian ballerina.
— Max Adler on fan-fiction
Attendee: My question is "Bartie or Brittana", and it's for the entire cast.
Darren Criss: Those are ship names, for the non-nerds on the - at the table.
— Comic-Con 2011 panel
"Zaang" and "Kataang" sound like sound effects I would hear in an episode of Highlander. "Topokka" sounds like a Pokémon. And I'm pretty sure "Zoph" is Hebrew for something.
Chris: Back with Ollie and Chloe — and hey, what do you think the cutesy portmanteau for their relationship is? I saw Jimmy Olsen and Chloe referred to as “Chimmy” the other day, right before I stabbed out my own eyes.
David: Chloliver? Chlollie? The second sounds like a dog.
David: Queenivan! These are all terrible.
Penny: Wait, wait, for the past two months I've been asking, "What's new?" and you never say, "Sheldon has a girlfriend."?
Sheldon: She is a girl. She is my friend. She Is Not My Girlfriend.
Leonard: We call it Shamy.
Penny: Awesome! I am so digging the Shamy!
"Oh, don't even start, "Tarla" or "Curk" or whatever you're calling this two-headed judgmental freak-show."
— Dr Cox, Scrubs
"You really think we can trust, uh, "Megstiel"?''
— Dean, Supernatural
...this is the same fandom that had the opportunity to name a ship “harley davidson” and went with davejade.
— Blogger fishprincessfeferi here