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Postby Ding Dong Johnson » Tue Nov 27, 2018 7:58 pm

swisshap was right there
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Re: General Chit-Chat thread

Postby Ding Dong Johnson » Thu Nov 29, 2018 4:43 am

terrible names are everywhere. abcde really isn’t any worse than horsefeathers like Connor or horsefeathering Pam
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Re: General Chit-Chat thread

Postby Proven Veteran » Thu Nov 29, 2018 5:05 am

Ding Dong Johnson wrote:terrible names are everywhere. abcde really isn’t any worse than horsefeathers like Connor or horsefeathering Pam

You the Dad? This name is an abomination and the mom deserves to be shamed. Poor kid.
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Postby Ding Dong Johnson » Thu Nov 29, 2018 5:09 am

ok Pam
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Re: General Chit-Chat thread

Postby Andy » Thu Nov 29, 2018 5:52 am

Ding Dong Johnson wrote:terrible names are everywhere. abcde really isn’t any worse than horsefeathers like Connor or horsefeathering Pam

Connor and Pam are actual names that exist, which is more than I can say for just about any of the names I see nowadays.
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Postby soccer10k » Thu Nov 29, 2018 6:10 am

Ding Dong Johnson wrote:terrible names are everywhere. abcde really isn’t any worse than horsefeathers like Connor or horsefeathering Pam


That's just because they're spelling it wrong. Same with the "er" clowns.
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Postby Sammy Sofa » Thu Nov 29, 2018 12:10 pm

Andy wrote:
Ding Dong Johnson wrote:terrible names are everywhere. abcde really isn’t any worse than horsefeathers like Connor or horsefeathering Pam

Connor and Pam are actual names that exist, which is more than I can say for just about any of the names I see nowadays.


How did this post not eat itself.
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Postby biittner77 » Thu Nov 29, 2018 2:59 pm

There's a kid on my son's soccer team named Cannon. Needless to say he's the best player on the team. He'd have to be with a name like that.

As a teacher, I encounter a lot of strangely spelled or pronounced names. Key & Peele already addressed that issue. What I find more worrisome though are the ironic names, for example "Angel" or "Harmony" despite the fact that the people with those names are awful even for teenagers.
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Re: General Chit-Chat thread

Postby Rob » Thu Nov 29, 2018 3:37 pm

When we got pregnant, my wife and I were talking about names and decided to stick to Kings and Queens of England. Later we found out she was pregnant with a girl. We both liked the name Victoria, but naming our child Vicki Hickey would have been child abuse. So Elizabeth won out.
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Postby JudasIscariotTheBird » Thu Nov 29, 2018 3:53 pm

Rob wrote:When we got pregnant, my wife and I were talking about names and decided to stick to Kings and Queens of England. Later we found out she was pregnant with a girl. We both liked the name Victoria, but naming our child Vicki Hickey would have been child abuse. So Elizabeth won out.

Royalty huh? We decided to name our kids after suffragettes.
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Postby Rob » Thu Nov 29, 2018 5:04 pm

It was less the "royalty" aspect and more along the lines of "these are classic names that are unlikely to look bad on a job application at some point during our child's life."

My wife has done a lot of work with DCFS, and as a result has a bit of an aversion to bizarre and trendy names -- I guess they turn up a lot more in the system than people named stuff like Edward or George.
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Postby cl smooth » Thu Nov 29, 2018 5:15 pm

there's a child named "tardy" in my neighborhood.
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Postby Derwood » Thu Nov 29, 2018 5:59 pm

My father was born in The Netherlands but moved to the US when he was 5. His entire life he has had his name misspelled and mispronounced. He swore he wouldn’t do that to his kids....until he gave my sister a Dutch name. I then gave MY daughter a Dutch name, so the cruel cycle of child abuse endures.

My name is not Dutch, but has about five or six variations of spelling, so it’s constantly misspelled by everyone
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Postby David » Thu Nov 29, 2018 6:23 pm

what's worse, stupid made up names like this one or normal boring names with stupid made up spellings (i.e. jaxon)?
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Postby biittner77 » Thu Nov 29, 2018 6:28 pm

Derwood wrote:My father was born in The Netherlands but moved to the US when he was 5. His entire life he has had his name misspelled and mispronounced. He swore he wouldn’t do that to his kids....until he gave my sister a Dutch name. I then gave MY daughter a Dutch name, so the cruel cycle of child abuse endures.

My name is not Dutch, but has about five or six variations of spelling, so it’s constantly misspelled by everyone


Geoff?
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Postby entbird79 » Thu Nov 29, 2018 7:11 pm

Derwood wrote:My father was born in The Netherlands but moved to the US when he was 5. His entire life he has had his name misspelled and mispronounced. He swore he wouldn’t do that to his kids....until he gave my sister a Dutch name. I then gave MY daughter a Dutch name, so the cruel cycle of child abuse endures.

My name is not Dutch, but has about five or six variations of spelling, so it’s constantly misspelled by everyone


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Re: General Chit-Chat thread

Postby Sammy Sofa » Thu Nov 29, 2018 7:14 pm

OH MY GOD DERWOOD WAS DIE ANTWOORD THE WHOLE TIME IT ALL MAKES SENSE

!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Postby Derwood » Thu Nov 29, 2018 7:36 pm

Sammy Sofa wrote:OH MY GOD DERWOOD WAS DIE ANTWOORD THE WHOLE TIME IT ALL MAKES SENSE

!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


If only it was that clever.

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Re: General Chit-Chat thread

Postby The_Achiever » Thu Nov 29, 2018 7:38 pm

Thanks everyone, I think I'm gonna sack up and move to LA.

This winter has really put the decision over the top. Bring on the hellfires!
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Re: General Chit-Chat thread

Postby biittner77 » Thu Nov 29, 2018 7:40 pm

Rob wrote:When we got pregnant, my wife and I were talking about names and decided to stick to Kings and Queens of England. Later we found out she was pregnant with a girl. We both liked the name Victoria, but naming our child Vicki Hickey would have been child abuse. So Elizabeth won out.


Should have gone with Wanda. Then she could date this guy:



Ralphie from A Christmas Story as a young teenager. His sort of girlfriend is Wanda Hickey.



she makes an appearance at the 6:10 mark
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Postby minnesotacubsfan » Thu Nov 29, 2018 9:28 pm

The_Achiever wrote:Thanks everyone, I think I'm gonna sack up and move to LA.

This winter has really put the decision over the top. Bring on the hellfires!



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Re: General Chit-Chat thread

Postby biittner77 » Tue Dec 11, 2018 2:13 pm

Radio programmer: "We can't play Baby it's Cold Outside every 20 minutes because its a date rape song"

Other radio programmer: "OK, we'll just play Last Christmas by Wham every 15 minutes instead.
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