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But That is the Name the Random Generator Gave Me! March 14, 2014

Posted by Wilhelm Arcturus in entertainment, World of Warcraft.
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My pal Xyd sent me this picture from the new character creation screen in WoW.

Shlong

Random name generators are always fun, but since he was making a Panderan, was the name generator trying to make a joke about Chinese names?

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1. skullfish - March 14, 2014

Erm…no, not a joke about Chinese names, more to do about slang name for your bobbitt/Johnson/dobber lol

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2. Wilhelm Arcturus - March 14, 2014

@skullfish – Yes, I know what shlong (or schlong as I would spell it) is a euphemism for. I took that as read. I was more referring to the Western tradition of seeing such euphemisms in Chinese names. (e.g. Long Wang)

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3. Ming - March 14, 2014

Out of curiosity, I Googled “Shilong,” which is what I’d approximate Shlong as in Chinese, and, well, there are actual places in China named such! So, on one hand, it is probably just a coincidence that one of the random names sounds like “schlong” and Blizzard is not actually trying to make a dick joke here. On the other hand, I guess Chinese names are still number one for dick jokes!

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4. wowstorylines - March 14, 2014

You just made me snort my coffee, yes, that random generator has been coming up with some real interesting stuff of late. *giggles manically* wonder if Blizz has a computer that has developed artificial intelligence and is out to screw everything up?

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5. skullfish - March 14, 2014

No probs, just checking….and yes the schoolboy inside me would laugh at any such names…purile I know but hey can’t be grown ups all the time.

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