Naming Policy Update

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Naming Policy Update

Postby Coconutwarrior97 » Sun Oct 25, 2020 10:39 pm #579986

Here's an update to naming policy,

An individual may have one additive to their name, either a nickname, a single prefix, or a single suffix. These additives are subject to the same rules as first names and last names and should not be excessively OOC.

Acceptable Names:
Dr. James Williams
James Williams Jr.
James "One-Eye" Williams

Unacceptable Names:
Dr. James Williams Jr.
Dr. James "One-Eye" Williams
James "One-Eye" Williams Jr.

Feel free to discuss or ask questions here.

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Re: Naming Policy Update

Postby Armhulen » Sun Oct 25, 2020 11:18 pm #579987

first for TJ "Henry" Yoshi
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Re: Naming Policy Update

Postby thehogshotgun » Mon Oct 26, 2020 3:10 am #579993

Am I the only one who laughs and ridicules people with nicknames?

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Re: Naming Policy Update

Postby Farquaar » Mon Oct 26, 2020 3:54 am #579994

thehogshotgun wrote:Am I the only one who laughs and ridicules people with nicknames?

My coworkers totally call me 'Starseeker' on the regular. They're like, totally all "What's up Starseeker?"
In all seriousness, I usually just end up giving actual nicknames to people with dumb nicknames printed on their ID card. You want to be called Diana 'Ninja' Takimatsu? How about I call you 'weeb' instead?

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Re: Naming Policy Update

Postby Dreathtil » Mon Oct 26, 2020 5:57 am #579998

Armhulen wrote:first for TJ "Henry" Yoshi

But first we need to talk about Parallel universes.

I personally do like this naming policy add-on. Helps with name believability when it comes to people who just want to slap every additive then can squeeze onto their name.
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Re: Naming Policy Update

Postby Anuv » Mon Oct 26, 2020 7:35 pm #580053

Oh my god
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Re: Naming Policy Update

Postby Super Aggro Crag » Tue Oct 27, 2020 10:54 am #580122

Officer Friendly rises from the ashes. Now if only we could set prefixes for jobs to ensure everyone who should be is a doctor
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Re: Naming Policy Update

Postby Flatulent » Tue Oct 27, 2020 10:58 am #580123

so James C. “Ock’ Crusher is now out of the question it appears
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Re: Naming Policy Update

Postby cacogen » Tue Oct 27, 2020 11:52 am #580127

Super Aggro Crag wrote:Officer Friendly rises from the ashes. Now if only we could set prefixes for jobs to ensure everyone who should be is a doctor

It would be interesting to add something to handle prefixes, nicknames and suffixes and have them assigned or overridden based on job selection.
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Re: Naming Policy Update

Postby Tlaltecuhtli » Tue Oct 27, 2020 1:55 pm #580148

how does it interact with nicknames from the mafia crates? do you get john "ass "bdsm lover" explorer" mcjoe?

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Re: Naming Policy Update

Postby Super Aggro Crag » Tue Oct 27, 2020 8:26 pm #580176

does calling my character "Doctor" Hedwig Algebra count as a prefix or a nickname
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Re: Naming Policy Update

Postby Farquaar » Wed Oct 28, 2020 10:21 am #580222

Super Aggro Crag wrote:does calling my character "Doctor" Hedwig Algebra count as a prefix or a nickname

If it's before your name, it's a prefix.
If it's between your first and last name and in quotations, it's a nickname.
If it's before your name and in quotes, then it's neither, and not allowed under this policy.

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Re: Naming Policy Update

Postby terranaut » Wed Oct 28, 2020 12:31 pm #580235

cacogen wrote:
Super Aggro Crag wrote:Officer Friendly rises from the ashes. Now if only we could set prefixes for jobs to ensure everyone who should be is a doctor

It would be interesting to add something to handle prefixes, nicknames and suffixes and have them assigned or overridden based on job selection.

TGMC has ranks based on job and playtime. The job determines the range of ranks and the playtime the specific rank. Could easily be ported, someone would just need to figure out a bunch of titles for the jobs, the playtime component is probably irrelevant and unwanted here anyway.
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Re: Naming Policy Update

Postby Super Aggro Crag » Wed Oct 28, 2020 4:36 pm #580244

Farquaar wrote:
Super Aggro Crag wrote:does calling my character "Doctor" Hedwig Algebra count as a prefix or a nickname

If it's before your name, it's a prefix.
If it's between your first and last name and in quotations, it's a nickname.
If it's before your name and in quotes, then it's neither, and not allowed under this policy.

I'm going to test this
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Re: Naming Policy Update

Postby Kassori » Thu Oct 29, 2020 2:22 am #580274

I like being able to have have the chaplain's honorifics in your character name. Can a chaplain go by "Father Myles" or do they have to be "Father Myles Marriman"?
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Re: Naming Policy Update

Postby Kryson » Thu Oct 29, 2020 12:11 pm #580291

Are you telling me Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr is an invalid name?

Do you want me to invoke rule 11?

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Re: Naming Policy Update

Postby cacogen » Thu Oct 29, 2020 10:03 pm #580322

People just call him Martin Luther King anyway. I wouldn't think of the name that appears on your mob as your full legal name even if that is how it is displayed on medical and security records. It would be nice for snowflakes if the game differentiated so they could have all their titles on record but not spam chat with them any time they do something.
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Re: Naming Policy Update

Postby thehogshotgun » Thu Oct 29, 2020 11:29 pm #580330

If u have nickname in name I will plasmaflood your asshole with tritium and/or plasma depending on if I am feeling it


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