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Wed May 12, 2010 6:21 pm
Nate says...



The purpose of this activity is to make up terrible names to use for a character in any story or book. Names that are so cringe-inducing as to make you wince.

What makes a bad name?:
  • Obvious symbolism
  • Impossible to pronounce
  • You got it from the ingredients list of a Twinkee
  • Et cetera

Just keep it clean! This topic is rated E after all.
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Wed May 12, 2010 6:39 pm
Emerson says...



Mary Sue

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Marehasuey
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Wed May 12, 2010 6:52 pm
Skins says...



Ieemthcn.

I actually read a book where a characters name was Ieemthc... How you say it, I have no idea.
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Wed May 12, 2010 9:07 pm
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Two words. Inheritance Cycle.
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Fri May 14, 2010 1:21 am
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Orpheus
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Mon May 17, 2010 9:50 pm
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Merlin34 says...



Enoby Darkness Dementia Raven Way

Win.
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Tue May 18, 2010 8:39 pm
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thehobbitgangster says...



Bobby Joe Corn Jr.
I think I'd just feel sorry for a character that was named this.
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Sun May 23, 2010 6:07 am
Lil_Pau says...



Noob Saibot

XDD
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Tue May 25, 2010 7:24 pm
FashionistState says...



Merlin34 wrote:Enoby Darkness Dementia Raven Way

Win.

Indeed. "HER NAME IS ENOBY NOT MARY SUE!" xD

Umlaut.
I saw this webpage listing the reasons 'you know you're industrial when...' and one was: You have contemplated calling your pet/child/etc 'Umlaut'.
... Unless it's a farm.




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Wed May 26, 2010 1:50 am
Razcoon says...



Haha this is funny! Me and my friend Morgan were talking about bad story names earlier! She said she knew someone name Dorcas in grade school. Whose parents hate them that much? I mean...

...Dorcus? Dork? Hullo?

Yeah, we also said Jane and Mildred.
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Thu May 27, 2010 9:02 pm
ToritheMonster says...



Fear Darkness
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Sun May 30, 2010 9:51 pm
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Razcoon says...



Scarlett Rose. Actually, it's not that bad...
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Mon Jun 14, 2010 5:59 am
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Raspberry Moonchild
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Mon Jun 14, 2010 6:09 am
Apple says...



This is actually true as I know an elderly lady called Anus. I mean c'mon, who call's their own daughter this. She was such a sweet old lady to.
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Mon Jun 14, 2010 6:56 am
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Jas says...



Jamibiniquasaychanauy. I read some African book where the Mc's daughter was named this. God, half the page was taken up with the characters names in this book, but this one was by far the worst.
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apologies that roll of my tongue, smoothquick, like 'r's
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that's just a bit too sweet.

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