Clever / Ironic / Etc Names we might have missed~

Discussion in 'The Veterans' Lounge' started by Denial_Sinfae, Jun 2, 2014.

  1. Denial_Sinfae Augur

    So I was researching a spider I found while putting in a concrete slab behind my home wondering if it was a brown recluse since they're known to live in / around Dallas...

    Turns out this particularly dangerous breed of spider has a nickname due to it's pattern on it's upper-torso-y-thing.

    The nickname is the "Fiddleback" spider.

    I instantly connected it to the raid mob in Sunderock Springs and found a new appreciation for the thought behind the name.

    Just wondering if anyone else has some other neat connections like that, be it a building, NPC, item, etc that isn't glaringly obvious?

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  2. Yinla Ye Ol' Dragon

    What is Leg piece of Fiddleback for?
  3. Fendy Augur

    First shot at derailing this thread.
  4. Smallpox Augur

  5. Taiqwon Augur

    One of the 6 cursecallers in the CurseCaller event in the Inktu`Ta raid is named "Cursecaller Fhqwhgads". Like many mobs in GoD it sounds like a run-of-the-mill "I'd like to buy a vowel, Pat" mobs. It seems to actually be a reference to a homstarrunner clip:

    http://www.homestarrunner.com/sbemail9.html
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  6. Belchere Lorekeeper

    I know this was posted elsewhere a long time ago, but in Thurgadin, there are two bankers, Mort and Gage :)
  7. Ratbo Peep Augur

    Bait Masterson in Qeynos area comes to mind. :D
    -W
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  8. Obiziana Augur

  9. Axem the Great Journeyman

  10. Mithrandyr Augur

  11. Hayzeus Augur

    Okay it was a player name, but Xev used to have a toon running around with the name "Serant Vucks"
  12. sojuu Augur

    The raid in underfoot expansion in underquarry where you kill all the badgers to spawn a snake and then do it again to spawn a mushroom. It is pretty much exactly like the badger badger badger song.
  13. Yinla Ye Ol' Dragon

    Sorry was the first thing that came into my head when I saw the spider. :)

    Tavid Dennant <3 Dr Who
  14. Tobynn Augur

  15. Tobynn Augur

    Badgers Metal Remix!
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  16. Wiji Elder

    There's a shoulder that drops in ferrott, the dream called Great Ape's Nape Drape. Not really a reference to anything, I just always thought it was funny
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  17. Winnowyl Suffering is optional.

    A lot of the guys in the upper floor (around the wall) of Sanctus Seru are anagrams of folks that ran EQ sites: Baelish, Allakhazam, etc.

    In tower of frozen shadow anniversary raid (and maybe in the static zone, I'm not sure) the wedding guest names are also anagrams of employees of SoE.
  18. Edrick Augur

  19. lancelove Augur

    The best part is the librarian's corpse line...
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  20. Lily Augur

    Tavid Dennant in the guild lobby- Dr. Who

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