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I'm all over the place when trying to come up with a name. I usually overthink it until I become frustrated with myself and just settle with something random. But I usually stick with something more "serious" than comical.

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The way I did it was make notes whenever I came up with something that sounds cool. Eventually, you will find something that clicks, just takes time!

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Just depends on where I am playing and what I am playing. More often than not, I choose a serious name. However, if I know I'm pretty much only going to pvp, I use couchatron or a variant thereof.

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Teeny, 'cause I'm a Gnome.
Then Teenie, 'cause that character is also a Gnome.
Then Teenee, 'cause that character is also a Gnome.

There might be a pattern...

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I always end up choosing a semi-serious name. It's an actual name but it's not uber RP. I usually think a lot about my names because I have to imagine someone calling me that over Discord or whatever, and especially with vanilla, it sucks to get to 60 only to regret your name and cringe every time anyone says it.

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res wrote:
10 months ago
Anything that doesn't break the fourth wall too much is fine by me.
An example for a rogue with bad imagination listed from best to worst:
  • Stabron
  • Stab
  • Stabby
  • Istabyou
  • noobgotstabbed

I guess after "Stabby" is my cut-off point for names that are just "too much"
I used to have a rogue called Moulin. Technically I still have it, but it's highly unlikely I'll ever play it again.

This time around I think I'll just go with absolutely stupid meme-names that will instantly give away my nationality.

I thought I did, and still do...
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My first 60 I named Kalmar just out the blue which is a pretty big city in Sweden so I got hurdy gurdy whispers for years. Sorry I don't speak Ikea.

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Dolamite is always my first and foremost choice. After that, my warrior was named after my mountain bike that I had purchased weeks before WoW came out. Lol. . . After that I have always used a mixture of tool song names or historical figures of interest to me.

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Dolamite wrote:
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my warrior was named after my mountain bike that I had purchased weeks before WoW came out.
I don't recall you having a warrior named "Huffy"

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Cletus wrote:
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Dolamite wrote:
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my warrior was named after my mountain bike that I had purchased weeks before WoW came out.
I don't recall you having a warrior named "Huffy"
I did have a toon named "yourmom"

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I belong to the first group. I always try to come up with serious, lore friendly names since I like the sense of immersion it creates.

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Reminder to all people here that every server will have leeroyjenkins as an available name on launch.

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