What do you think of people who make you pronounce their full first name?

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  1. gwartney

    gwartney Is there gas in the car? VIP

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    I have one of those names, like Michael (it's not that) so most people call me by my shortened name, like Mike. Or Fred for Frederick. Deb for Debbie, Sue for Susan, Dick for Richard etc.

    Some people are very fussy about being called by their real first name. I always figure they have some kind of hang up about their name and sort of look down on them as being snooty. Even though someone ought to be able to be called by his real name if that's what he or she prefers.

    What do you think?
     
  2. gwartney

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    My real name is Barfus but I go by Bar.
     
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    It's their name.
    Just try and be accommodating.
     
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  4. A Succulent Chinese Meal

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    My name is so screwed up that I answer to anything. I don't care anymore.
     
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    idiotbox Looking for a dime and found a quarter.

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    asshole
     
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    goldtopper Well Known Heterosexual Gold

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    I had a temp working for me this weekend and his name was Ge'latto.
    I really felt badly for the dude. Nice guy too
     
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    Don't you ever think "oh big shot doesn't like nick names"?
     
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    This is why I just call you gwarn.
     
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    Danas Boyfrien Mediocre Negro Gold

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    Your nickname is faggot, faggot.
     
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    No
     
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    I have a short 1 syllable name, not an issue.

    Sucks to be you!
     
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    I know someone who's name is Maybelline. :scream: I would disown my parents if they named me that.
     
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    Let that dick run deep put that ass to sleep.
     
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    hidden dragon the princess of darkness Staff Member

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    :giggle:

    I don't know of this problem. I have the short name. You either got to use my name or the nickname I've had since I was little.
     
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    And it's not often that someone who lives in Cleveland gets to say that.
     
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    Where do you put calling a complete stranger asshole? Not as bad as looking down on someone because they don't want to be called by a nickname?
     
  17. P-B

    P-B Honourary Canuck Gold

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    Just call him "idiot" for short.
     
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    Only people who really used Dennis were clients.

    Most people use D, Den, Denny, Danny, Bum and Moe.

    I'll answer to just about anything.
     
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  19. gwartney

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    Ranger fans call you chump.
     
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    dick for dickless
     
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