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Boring names, please
« on: 08 Mar 2005, 15:38 »
While I wait for inspiration for my 'main' game, I'm planning of making a a small humoristic game. The 'hero' is a man working in a boring statistics archive, and now I need your examples of boring names for his grey boing co-workes and bosses.

I find the folowing names boring, but i need more.

Surenames:
Mr Smith
Mr Samson

First names:
George
Fred
Phil

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Re: Boring names, please
« Reply #1 on: 08 Mar 2005, 16:05 »
First names:
John
Robert
Jim

Last Names:
Robertson
Johnson
Jackson


I think there is an online database of names used in the US. You could just get the most common
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Re: Boring names, please
« Reply #2 on: 08 Mar 2005, 17:10 »
hey my name is Robert
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Re: Boring names, please
« Reply #3 on: 08 Mar 2005, 17:36 »
And what is it exactly that we're supposed to give crits on?
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Re: Boring names, please
« Reply #4 on: 08 Mar 2005, 17:47 »
On how absolutely boring as hell Potter's name is! Robert... HA!
Only joking, if you want a really boring name try Richard... I hate it.
As for surnames how about:
Jones (It would have to be a welsh character.. they're all called jones)
Wilson
Davis
Branston(look at Richard Branston... really boring name...)

Now im going to stop because all im coming up with is names of my friends from infant school...

Where can we find this database, could really come in handy.

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Re: Boring names, please
« Reply #5 on: 08 Mar 2005, 18:01 »
Colours are a safe bet for surnames: white, black, brown, green......purple?

Re: Boring names, please
« Reply #6 on: 08 Mar 2005, 22:39 »
You could use characters like in 'The Adding Machine'.

Mr. One
Mrs. One
Mr. Two
Mrs. Two
Mr. Three
Mrs. Three
Mr. Four
Mrs. Four
...

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Re: Boring names, please
« Reply #7 on: 09 Mar 2005, 02:29 »
Marv, Bill, Jim, Don, Walter.

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Re: Boring names, please
« Reply #8 on: 09 Mar 2005, 02:33 »
Craig. Definitely craig. I used to like the name until I met one. Now it just seems ordinarily common to me. Definitely craig.
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Re: Boring names, please
« Reply #9 on: 09 Mar 2005, 08:40 »
Boyds name is craig...
anywho, try Alexander or a boring name. THAT'S boring. I mean really, really boring. I hate it. I hate it even more having to carry it

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Re: Boring names, please
« Reply #10 on: 09 Mar 2005, 10:55 »
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