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Request a Nickname!

Postby Feweh » 20 Jan 2016, 12:08

Surprisingly a lot of people actually want a nickname, they just cant come up with one themselves or are waiting for players to give them one.

So heres a simple quick way for the Community to give you a nickname. You dont have to use the nickname of course, but maybe someone will give you a unique one. Anyone can comment or suggest a nickname... just keep it civil and within forum rules.

Quick Format. (Feel free to use your own)

IN-Game Character Name:
Favored Role/Position:
Favored Weapon:
Character Description:
Unique Character Abilities:

Try to keep nicknames between 1-5 letters.
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Re: Request a Nickname!

Postby Jeser » 20 Jan 2016, 12:12

Yay! Good idea, Feweh!
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Re: Request a Nickname!

Postby Feweh » 20 Jan 2016, 12:24

Ill go first.

In-game Name: Lucius Pinks
Favored Weapon: Pistols
Favored Role/Position: Commander - XO - BO - SL
Brief Character Description: Lucius Pinks is one of the older Veterans onboard the U.S.S Sulaco. With multiple participations in various planetary missions he's one of the more competent and experienced Marines.
Unique Abilities: Excels in Leadership and Mission support roles. Also wears a Pink Fatigues and has Pink hair, favorite color is Pink.
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Re: Request a Nickname!

Postby RoswellRay » 20 Jan 2016, 12:39

Feweh wrote:Ill go first.

In-game Name: Lucius Pinks
Favored Weapon: Pistols
Favored Role/Position: Commander - XO - BO - SL
Brief Character Description: Lucius Pinks is one of the older Veterans onboard the U.S.S Sulaco. With multiple participations in various planetary missions he's one of the more competent and experienced Marines.
Unique Abilities: Excels in Leadership and Mission support roles.


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Re: Request a Nickname!

Postby RoswellRay » 20 Jan 2016, 12:57

Stealing your format.

In-game Name: Roswell Ray
Favored Weapon: Rifle (would be shotgun if it was in any way useful)
Favored Role/Position: Marine, CL
Brief Character Description: Ray was always a bit of an idiot and never outgrew his teenage years. Doesn't willingly take the lead, but very reliable as a right hand man.
Unique Abilities: Shouldn't be considered unique but Roswell follows orders better than most I see around here.
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Re: Request a Nickname!

Postby Derpislav » 20 Jan 2016, 13:04

Feweh wrote:Ill go first.

In-game Name: Lucius Pinks
Favored Weapon: Pistols
Favored Role/Position: Commander - XO - BO - SL
Brief Character Description: Lucius Pinks is one of the older Veterans onboard the U.S.S Sulaco. With multiple participations in various planetary missions he's one of the more competent and experienced Marines.
Unique Abilities: Excels in Leadership and Mission support roles.
You can post something like that except something other than Big Boss.

In-game Name: Lockie Hughes
Favoured role: Medic, doctor, specialist.
Favoured weapon: M4
Brief description: One of the longest-serving medics, famous for never having a marine die on her. Competence ends at medical skills, though, since she is quite prone to making bad decisions when her squad is in danger.
Abilities: Exceptional medical abilities, also exceptionally bad decisions.
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Re: Request a Nickname!

Postby Feweh » 20 Jan 2016, 13:08

RoswellRay wrote:Stealing your format.

In-game Name: Roswell Ray
Favored Weapon: Rifle (would be shotgun if it was in any way useful)
Favored Role/Position: Marine, CL
Brief Character Description: Ray was always a bit of an idiot and never outgrew his teenage years. Doesn't willingly take the lead, but very reliable as a right hand man.
Unique Abilities: Shouldn't be considered unique but Roswell follows orders better than most I see around here.


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Re: Request a Nickname!

Postby monkeysfist101 » 20 Jan 2016, 13:25

Feweh wrote:Ill go first.

In-game Name: Lucius Pinks
Favored Weapon: Pistols
Favored Role/Position: Commander - XO - BO - SL
Brief Character Description: Lucius Pinks is one of the older Veterans onboard the U.S.S Sulaco. With multiple participations in various planetary missions he's one of the more competent and experienced Marines.
Unique Abilities: Excels in Leadership and Mission support roles.

Old-Time

RoswellRay wrote:In-game Name: Roswell Ray
Favored Weapon: Rifle (would be shotgun if it was in any way useful)
Favored Role/Position: Marine, CL
Brief Character Description: Ray was always a bit of an idiot and never outgrew his teenage years. Doesn't willingly take the lead, but very reliable as a right hand man.
Unique Abilities: Shouldn't be considered unique but Roswell follows orders better than most I see around here.

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Derpislav wrote:In-game Name: Lockie Hughes
Favoured role: Medic, doctor, specialist.
Favoured weapon: M4
Brief description: One of the longest-serving medics, famous for never having a marine die on her. Competence ends at medical skills, though, since she is quite prone to making bad decisions when her squad is in danger.
Abilities: Exceptional medical abilities, also exceptionally bad decisions.

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Re: Request a Nickname!

Postby Fitchace » 20 Jan 2016, 13:43

IN-Game Character Name: Bill Carson
Favored Role/Position: Command Staff, SL or Marine
Favored Weapon: M4A3 Pistol
Character Description: An intelligent yet somewhat cautious person and does not have very intimidating or hostile personality. Never backs down from a challenge.
Unique Character Abilities: Ability to say alive through surrendering, sometimes able to commence robust mode. Able to boost morale through deception.
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Re: Request a Nickname!

Postby Gentlefood » 20 Jan 2016, 14:01

IN-Game Character Name: Jeremy Wolfe
Favored Role/Position: SL - Squad Engineer - Squad Medic - Squad Specialist
Favored Weapon: M4A1
Character Description: A no nonsense marine with a soft spot for those under his command. Usually collected, but can have a bit of a temper.
Unique Character Abilities: All robotic limbs and robotic eyes, spots movement easily even if concealed, good sense of direction.
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Re: Request a Nickname!

Postby MrGabol100 » 20 Jan 2016, 14:14

Fitchace wrote:IN-Game Character Name: Bill Carson
Favored Role/Position: Command Staff, SL or Marine
Favored Weapon: M4A3 Pistol
Character Description: An intelligent yet somewhat cautious person and does not have very intimidating or hostile personality. Never backs down from a challenge.
Unique Character Abilities: Ability to say alive through surrendering, sometimes able to commence robust mode. Able to boost morale through deception.

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Re: Request a Nickname!

Postby monkeysfist101 » 20 Jan 2016, 14:30

Gentlefood wrote:IN-Game Character Name: Jeremy Wolfe
Favored Role/Position: SL - Squad Engineer - Squad Medic - Squad Specialist
Favored Weapon: M4A1
Character Description: A no nonsense marine with a soft spot for those under his command. Usually collected, but can have a bit of a temper.
Unique Character Abilities: All robotic limbs and robotic eyes, spots movement easily even if concealed, good sense of direction.

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Re: Request a Nickname!

Postby Azmodan412 » 20 Jan 2016, 14:32

Ingame Character name: Tyler Borealis
Favored Role/Position: Engineer
Favored Weapon: Shotgun (Esploding praetorians, mang.)
Character description: A cocky man with auburn hair. He lets his mind be known and challenges all orders he feels are completely retarded. He presumably is missing an eye from an electrical cord snapping and taking it out with a severe shock.
Unique Character Abilities: Given enough materials and time, he is surprisingly quick in setting up defenses, including electrified grilles. He is even proficient in setting up the supermatter, but he has much to learn.
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Re: Request a Nickname!

Postby Hycinth » 20 Jan 2016, 14:48

IMO nicknames are earned, not given arbitrarily, and the ones given out randomly like this tend to be awful.
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Re: Request a Nickname!

Postby Seehund » 20 Jan 2016, 14:55

Hycinth wrote:IMO nicknames are earned, not given arbitrarily, and the ones given out randomly like this tend to be awful.

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Re: Request a Nickname!

Postby Reznoriam » 20 Jan 2016, 14:56

IN-Game Character Name: Fridrich Austermann
Favored Role/Position: CMO, Doctor, Researcher
Favored Weapon: Anesthetic injector
Character Description: Crazy German doctor. Abrasive and with a aggressive demeanor his redeeming feature is efficiency and competence (at least I hope people think this about him!). He's usually looking for stupid ways to be a more effective doctor. Some examples used previously are peridaxon and tricordrazine syringe guns, chem sprayers loaded with sterilizine and bicardine to administer first aid to an entire shuttle of marines in one go, and replacing broken limbs with mechanical ones because they can't be broken again and it's faster than the bone surgery.
Unique Character Abilities: Quick at surgery, clean freak, highly effective
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Re: Request a Nickname!

Postby Bath Salts Addict » 20 Jan 2016, 14:57

Derpislav wrote:In-game Name: Lockie Hughes
Favoured role: Medic, doctor, specialist.
Favoured weapon: M4
Brief description: One of the longest-serving medics, famous for never having a marine die on her. Competence ends at medical skills, though, since she is quite prone to making bad decisions when her squad is in danger.
Abilities: Exceptional medical abilities, also exceptionally bad decisions.

How about "Tourniquet"? Save the life, kill the limb. Sort of balances with that decision-making thing.
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Re: Request a Nickname!

Postby Feweh » 20 Jan 2016, 14:59

Fitchace wrote:IN-Game Character Name: Bill Carson
Favored Role/Position: Command Staff, SL or Marine
Favored Weapon: M4A3 Pistol
Character Description: An intelligent yet somewhat cautious person and does not have very intimidating or hostile personality. Never backs down from a challenge.
Unique Character Abilities: Ability to say alive through surrendering, sometimes able to commence robust mode. Able to boost morale through deception.


Ive always considered you shady and mysterious when you play...

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Re: Request a Nickname!

Postby RoswellRay » 20 Jan 2016, 15:02

Fitchace wrote:IN-Game Character Name: Bill Carson
Favored Role/Position: Command Staff, SL or Marine
Favored Weapon: M4A3 Pistol
Character Description: An intelligent yet somewhat cautious person and does not have very intimidating or hostile personality. Never backs down from a challenge.
Unique Character Abilities: Ability to say alive through surrendering, sometimes able to commence robust mode. Able to boost morale through deception.


In sticking with ss13 tradition and your ability to inspire mutiny I here by name thee Bill "comdom" Carson
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Re: Request a Nickname!

Postby Egorkor » 20 Jan 2016, 16:40

Hycinth wrote:IMO nicknames are earned, not given arbitrarily, and the ones given out randomly like this tend to be awful.

I haven't seen other players giving people nicknames at all.
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Re: Request a Nickname!

Postby MrGabol100 » 20 Jan 2016, 16:44

Egorkor wrote:
Hycinth wrote:IMO nicknames are earned, not given arbitrarily, and the ones given out randomly like this tend to be awful.

I haven't seen other players giving people nicknames at all.

And other players maybe haven't seen you give nicknames at all.
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Re: Request a Nickname!

Postby Egorkor » 20 Jan 2016, 16:47

MrGabol100 wrote:
Egorkor wrote:
Hycinth wrote:IMO nicknames are earned, not given arbitrarily, and the ones given out randomly like this tend to be awful.

I haven't seen other players giving people nicknames at all.

And other players maybe haven't seen you give nicknames at all.

Because I'm not witty. But eh, the point of the thread is to get others do it, so I don't see the point of arguing over it.
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Re: Request a Nickname!

Postby Sargeantmuffinman » 20 Jan 2016, 16:54

My point of view for naming newbies is rookies.
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Re: Request a Nickname!

Postby Feweh » 20 Jan 2016, 17:05

Azmodan412 wrote:Ingame Character name: Tyler Borealis
Favored Role/Position: Engineer
Favored Weapon: Shotgun (Esploding praetorians, mang.)
Character description: A cocky man with auburn hair. He lets his mind be known and challenges all orders he feels are completely retarded. He presumably is missing an eye from an electrical cord snapping and taking it out with a severe shock.
Unique Character Abilities: Given enough materials and time, he is surprisingly quick in setting up defenses, including electrified grilles. He is even proficient in setting up the supermatter, but he has much to learn.


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Re: Request a Nickname!

Postby Westhybrid » 20 Jan 2016, 18:06

IN-Game Character Name: Darius Ico
Favored Role/Position: CO - SL
Favored Weapon: Shotgun
Character Description: Typically straight and to the point, Ico just wants to get the show on the road. His personality is rounded on getting the job done right. He has dark, short cut brown hair, and a trimmed beard. A reliable marine.
Unique Character Abilities: A fair shot with most of the basic weapons, Ico mostly excels at leading squads and coordinating the attack. He's managed to pull off some impressive turn-arounds when backed into a corner.
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