User:Briar/Contest1

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My first contest![edit]

Please come one, come all, as in the spirit of the upcoming new game I have decided to follow in Neil's footsteps and hold a contest!

Objective[edit]

To create names. I will be pre-ordering Guild Wars 2 and I would like to come up with some names that I like now instead of regretting whatever name I come up with later. Names will be judged on a 1-10 point basis, based on 5 aspects

  • Ease: You will earn points based on how easy the name is to pronounce and type. For instance, My name of choice, Briar, is much easier to pronounce than Kralkatorrik.
  • Incorporation of Class: You will earn points based on how well the name fits the characters class. For instance Warrior tango icon 20px.pngBriar The Furious fits the class much better than Warrior tango icon 20px.pngPinky the Pony.
  • Incorporation of Species: You will earn points based on how well the name fits the characters species. For instance, a human named Guardian tango icon 20px.pngSmiter of Charr will receive more points than a Charr character of the same name.
  • Gender Identification:I don't want a Female named Bob. Catch my drift?
  • Bonus: 10 Bonus points are available for quirks having to do with the name you come up with. Pop-Culture references, Names regarding to in-game factions, whether it "rolls off the tongue", etc.

Prizes[edit]

  • First prize winner will receive an Emerald Blade and their choice of either a Draconic Aegis, or, Celestial Compass
  • Second prize will earn you an Oppressor, or Destroyer weapon of your choice and a Miniature Dagnar Stonepate
  • Third prize will receive an Oppressor or Destroyer Weapon of your choice.

Key[edit]

H = Human
C = Charr
A = Asura
S = Sylvari
N = Norn

Guardian tango icon 20px.png = Guardian
Warrior tango icon 20px.png = Warrior
Ranger tango icon 20px.png = Ranger
Thief tango icon 20px.png = Theif
Elementalist tango icon 20px.png = Elementalist
Necromancer tango icon 20px.png = Necro

M = Male
F = Female

Submissions[edit]

Please put your submissions here, Using 4 ='s and and your name with a link to your page (easily accomplished by putting your signature between the ='s) As such;

--BriarUser Briar Sig 3.jpgThe Spider 23:40, 17 April 2011 (UTC)[edit]

  • HMThief tango icon 20px.png - Example Name
    Ease:(?)
    Class:(?)
    Species:(?)
    Gender:(?)
    Bonus(?)
    Total:(?)
  • CMWarrior tango icon 20px.png - Example Name
    Ease:(?)
    Class:(?)
    Species:(?)
    Gender:(?)
    Bonus(?)
    Total:(?)
  • SFRanger tango icon 20px.png - Example Name
    Ease:(?)
    Class:(?)
    Species:(?)
    Gender:(?)
    Bonus(?)
    Total:(?)

- Aios Wanna talk? 0:14, 19 April 2011 (UTC)[edit]

  • Thief tango icon 20px.png Human/Norn Vlaxan Gro Ashwalk

Riddle[edit]

  • HM Thief tango icon 20px.png - Criminal Scum
  • NM Warrior tango icon 20px.png - Stoic the Dragon Slayer
  • HM Commando tango icon 20px.png - John MacTavish

User-Briar Flawless.jpg

  • SF Ranger tango icon 20px.png Natural Selection
  • CM Warrior tango icon 20px.png Tommy
  • AM Warrior tango icon 20px.png Special Fredd
  • NF Elementalist tango icon 20px.png Helga The Massive, Intimidating Bar Wench
  • SF Necromancer tango icon 20px.png Canker Sore.
  • Even more winners on the way!

Nick123 User Nick123 sig.jpg[edit]

  • AM Thief tango icon 20px.png Asuran - Jumpy Yoda

User-Briar Flawless.jpg

  • CM Engineer tango icon 20px.png Charr - Mr. Boombastic

User-Briar Flawless.jpg

  • HM Guardian tango icon 20px.png Human - Smite me oh mighty smiter

Infinite - talk[edit]

  • AM Thief tango icon 20px.png - Brynn
    • (Single names are in, you know. But may be too close to Brinstar. Just pronounce it "Brine" and it's fine.)
  • CM Thief tango icon 20px.png - Bryer Shadowstab
    • (Easy and familiar?)
  • HM Thief tango icon 20px.png - Briar Noctus
    • (I am running out of inspiration.)
  • NM Thief tango icon 20px.png - Bjarn Nottsson
    • (Nôtt means night.)
  • SM Thief tango icon 20px.png - Razor Leaf
    • (For the lolz. I should get 10 bonus points for PKMN!)

Xeno[edit]

  • HFThief tango icon 20px.png - Laura Noir
    • Named after the Noir movie Laura
  • AMWarrior tango icon 20px.png Duhh or Dumm
    • The idiot Asura Warrior

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  • HMNecromancer tango icon 20px.png - Ore Zombie Su or Ore Masou Shoujo Su or Zombie Masou Shoujo
    • If you haven't seen the show it isn't funny, and might not be even if you have. Oh well.
  • CFThief tango icon 20px.png or Warrior tango icon 20px.png - Nala Pindjagen (or another spelling of that pronunciation, doesn't really matter)
    • Lion King ftw
  • AMEngineer tango icon 20px.png - The Brain
    • Good times.

User-Briar Flawless.jpg

  • HFNecromancer tango icon 20px.png - Celty Sturlson
    • Durarara reference. She has a black scythe thing that comes out of nowhere. So does the necro. Savvy?

88.153.105.75 14:18, 2 May 2011 (UTC)[edit]

  • SMNecromancer tango icon 20px.png Cankerous Seedling
  • CFRanger tango icon 20px.png Kitty Furball As if :D
  • CFRanger tango icon 20px.png Tageeta Briarpatch
    • I had to pick one briar name :P
  • NMThief tango icon 20px.png Sneaky Scurrier
    • A little paradox name can't hurt — this character, however, will.
  • HMElementalist tango icon 20px.png Decane Frost

you like that don't you..The Holy Dragons[edit]

  • SF Guardian tango icon 20px.png/Ranger tango icon 20px.png Caerwyn
    • meaning white forrest.
  • NM/F Necromancer tango icon 20px.png Ciar Cornix
    • meaning Black Crow
  • SF Elementalist tango icon 20px.png/Thief tango icon 20px.png/Warrior tango icon 20px.png Aoife
    • Means "beauty" from the Gaelic word aoibh. In Irish legend Aoife was a warrior princess.
  • AM Elementalist tango icon 20px.png/mesmer? Wyatt
    • itself derived from an Old English name composed of the elements wig "war" and heard "brave, hardy".
  • CM Elementalist tango icon 20px.png/Guardian tango icon 20px.png Glaucus Coalhorn
    • a name meaning "bluish grey". This was the name of a Greek sea god, as well as other characters in Greek legends.
  • HM Thief tango icon 20px.png/Warrior tango icon 20px.png/Ranger tango icon 20px.png Alan Briarson
    • can't do without at least 1 Briar!
  • HF Engineer tango icon 20px.png Agatha Heterodyne [1]
    • Girl Genius Reference.

Felix Omni[edit]

  • HM Thief tango icon 20px.png Joliet Jake
    • Look it up.

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  • HM Necromancer tango icon 20px.png Fur Anima
    • Latin for The soul thief
  • SF Guardian tango icon 20px.png Benevolent Sprout
    • no comment
  • AM Warrior tango icon 20px.png Briar the Brave
    • lame right?
  • NM Guardian tango icon 20px.png Captain Hammer
  • I might think of something, but I'm terrible at choosing names

-User Eive Windgrace Harbinger of the Deceiver.png[edit]

  • HM Elementalist tango icon 20px.png Briar Brian Briar
    • I can't guarantee any seriousness with these names. Sorry.
  • AM Common Little Briar
    • Size matters not.
  • S(M/F) Thief tango icon 20px.png Thorny Mcsharpstick

or

  • S(M/F) Thief tango icon 20px.png Briar Mcthornybush
    • Get it? Because a briar is a...
  • NF Ranger tango icon 20px.png Gweyr Briardottir
    • Generic female norn-ness
  • NM Warrior tango icon 20px.png Briar Strongarm
    • Full Metal Alchemist reference, not sure if it'll be recognized.
  • NM Common Big Briar
    • Ok, maybe matters does size.
  • C(M/F) Ranger tango icon 20px.png Briar The Kitty Cat
    • Cat, I'm a kitty cat, and I meow meow meow and I meow meow meow. For extra points pick stalker as your pet.
  • C(M/F) Warrior tango icon 20px.png Briar Mouseslayer
    • Fearsome sounding eh?
  • HM Common The Unshatterer

or

  • HM Common The Reshatterer
    • Of course the "The" can be removed on either of those.
  • SM Necromancer tango icon 20px.png George W Briar
    • Definitely not a reference to anything/anyone in particular.
  • AM Necromancer tango icon 20px.png Dark Helmet
  • CM Warrior tango icon 20px.png Tiger Blood
    • Charlie Sheen is hilarious. On a side note, it's a warrior to fit with the Blood Legion

-- Konig/talk 17:01, 9 June 2011 (UTC)[edit]

  • HM/FCommon - Briar Zabat (not sure if Briar would be a male or female name :p; Zabat is supposedly Greek for "dweller by the shallow water")
  • SMCommon - Lugh (name of a celtic mythos hero who slew a god that was capable of killing by looking at the person)
  • SFCommon - Feidlimid (ancient celtic for "beauty" or "ever good")
  • NMWarrior tango icon 20px.png - Hallsteinn Bjoernson (Meaning: Hallsteinn is Old Norse for "rock" (hallr) and "stone" (steinn); Bjoernson (or Björnson) is Old Norse for Son of Bear)
  • NFNecromancer tango icon 20px.png - Valdis Blomdottir (Valdis is derived from valr ("the dead") and dís ("goddess"); Blomdottir means "daughter of the bloom")
  • CMRanger tango icon 20px.png - Xent Wartamer
  • CFEngineer tango icon 20px.png - Nimru Warquencher
  • AMCommon - Zikk
  • AFCommon - Kemmi

Orrery[edit]

  • SM/F Warrior tango icon 20px.png - Gedwey
  • CM Necromancer tango icon 20px.png - Archeron Kinbane
  • AM Ranger tango icon 20px.png - Beastmaster Dakk
  • NF Guardian tango icon 20px.png - Fraya The Wanderer
  • CM Engineer tango icon 20px.png - Indife Sharpeye (industry, discipline, fearlessness), pronounced Indiff.

Kormon Balser User Kormon Balser Dervish-icon.png 03:21, 8 December 2011 (UTC)[edit]

Pretty sure I win :P


Notes[edit]

This contest will continue until 2 weeks after the final Profession is revealed, so no hurry. Feel free to add anything that occurs to you whenever you like. Good luck!

REMEMBER![edit]

This is for the lolz! Nothing more or less!

April 26[edit]

Good submissions so far, Keep them up! I think we already have 1 or 2 winners here :D

MAY 20[edit]

NEW PROFESSIONS! Lets see what you can come up with people! --BriarUser Briar Sig 3.jpgThe Spider 10:46, 20 May 2011 (UTC)