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2021-01-25 3:26:20 PM  
23 votes:
That's much better than finding them in the phone book.

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2021-01-25 3:30:29 PM  
17 votes:

rfenster: kdawg7736: Cool but creepy at the same time. Imagine if all the John Smiths in the world got together.

John Jacob Jingleheimer Schmidt?


shiat! His name is MY name too.
 
2021-01-25 3:19:00 PM  
13 votes:
Have fun fighting over the royalties
 
2021-01-25 3:29:04 PM  
11 votes:
Should have called Baltimore Paul "Paultimore"


I'm sorry
 
2021-01-25 3:37:46 PM  
9 votes:
butt stuff?
 
2021-01-25 3:55:40 PM  
8 votes:

DragonIV: Have a fairly nonstandard last name--retains the original German spelling.


How do you do, Johann Gambolputty de von Ausfern-Schplenden-Schlitter-Crasscrem​bon-Fried-Digger-Dingel-Dangel-Dongel-​Dungel-Burstein von Knacker-Trasher-Apple-Banger-Horowitz-​Ticolensic-Grander-Knotty-Spelltinkel-​Grandlich-Grumbelmeyer-Spelterwasser-K​urstlich-Himbeleisen-Bahnwagen-Gutenab​end-Bitte-Ein-Nürnberger-Bratwurscht'l​-Gespurtn-Mitz-Weimache-Luber-Hundsfut​-Gumberaber-Schönendanker-Kalbsfleisch​-Mittler-Aucher von Hautkopf of Ulm?
 
2021-01-25 3:29:12 PM  
8 votes:

kdawg7736: Cool but creepy at the same time. Imagine if all the John Smiths in the world got together.


John Jacob Jingleheimer Schmidt?
 
2021-01-25 3:34:23 PM  
7 votes:
Been done:
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2021-01-25 4:34:20 PM  
6 votes:
When I moved to Atlanta, it coincided with two near-identical guys moving to town at the same time, with us all drinking at the same bars. What I'm trying to say is I'd rather start a band than get Nick's bar tab again. He drinks from higher shelves 🤣
 
2021-01-25 3:52:21 PM  
6 votes:
I'd be shocked if someone shared the same name as me on Facebook.

I've been slowly working through the many names of Dave Ryder.  You'd be surprised at what facebook accepts as a real name.  For example, it let me use Roll Fizzlebeef, but Big McLargehuge was a step too far for them.
 
2021-01-25 3:36:21 PM  
6 votes:
I have [myname]@gmail.com. It's not a common name, but is apparently more common in the UK. I have received so many emails, both personal and business related, for other people with my name, that I have a standard email template I use to respond. Mostly it's people who forgot to add "15", or "thereal" to their email in some form somewhere.
I've received credit card acceptance, password resets, military orders, VERY personal family emails, and more. I could probably have 9 or 10 different identities at this point, but all with the same name.
Never thought of starting a band, though.
 
2021-01-25 9:39:51 AM  
6 votes:
Cool but creepy at the same time. Imagine if all the John Smiths in the world got together.
 
2021-01-25 4:15:19 PM  
5 votes:
The Daves I Know
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2021-01-25 3:23:31 PM  
5 votes:
There are thousands of me.  Quite impractical for a band.
 
2021-01-25 5:42:35 PM  
4 votes:
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2021-01-25 3:53:07 PM  
4 votes:
Which ones Pink?
 
2021-01-25 3:52:41 PM  
4 votes:
So I have a generic name, not common not uncommon.

There is a guy with my exact same name that graduated from my small college 3 years after I did.  I get soooo many messages for this guy.

I have two friends that have business associates with my first and last name.  They both are always texting or emailing me crap.   I replied to one email as him (in a field I know absolutely nothing about).

the resultant text exchange went sorta thusly:

WTF dude just tell me I sent it to the wrong guy don't respond like you know what the hell you are talking about
Was I right?
Not even farking close dude
 
2021-01-25 3:32:22 PM  
4 votes:
I would commit crimes and frame them for it
 
2021-01-25 5:04:05 PM  
3 votes:
Jedekai:

Google says your name is probably Yngling Targaryen.
 
2021-01-25 5:00:33 PM  
3 votes:
Singers named O'Sullivan?
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// I'm apparently old.
 
2021-01-25 4:49:37 PM  
3 votes:
One of my dad's cousins has the same name as my father, that cousin also had two boys that share the same name as my brother and I.

My counterpart moved to Chicago and married a woman who shares my mother in laws first name.

My brothers counterpart passed away at age 3. My father received many condolences - this was in the early 80s.

My fathers second wife has a sister who lost a son that also had the same first AND middle name as my brother and the had a second son with the first sons middle name as his first and *my* first name as his middle (and this was 25 years before they even knew each other existed).

There's other weirdness but I'm guessing I lost everyone already so I'll leave it at that.
 
2021-01-25 4:45:16 PM  
3 votes:
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2021-01-25 3:56:21 PM  
3 votes:
Any time I see the words "strangers" and "facebook", my very first thought is "stay well away from them".
 
2021-01-25 4:28:58 PM  
2 votes:
Hah! Since there's only one other person in the US with my name, I don't have to participate in the thought experiment! BITE IT, SUBBY. I SHOWED YOU
 
2021-01-25 3:50:57 PM  
2 votes:
Have a fairly nonstandard last name--retains the original German spelling.  Most versions found here have been Americanized, which is fine, but also means few share my last name in the first place.  Add that my first name is uncommon, and there are only four of me in the USA and one is my old man.

Fun fact--for years one item of my father's accounts was on my credit history, and I had a red flag on my account for getting credit before the age of 18 (I would have been 12 at the time).
 
2021-01-25 3:38:27 PM  
2 votes:
The other me is a black lawyer.

So not really me. Me, a lawyer? Ha! But our moms had the same taste in names.
 
2021-01-25 3:28:07 PM  
2 votes:
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2021-01-25 6:03:58 PM  
1 vote:
According to the DMV and CVS, there's another person in my state with my first, middle and last name - as well as the same birthday. DMV almost didn't let me get a driver's license because of it.
 
2021-01-25 5:36:39 PM  
1 vote:
they wouold just think my group was into white power...
 
2021-01-25 5:27:42 PM  
1 vote:

HailRobonia: DragonIV: Have a fairly nonstandard last name--retains the original German spelling.

How do you do, Johann Gambolputty de von Ausfern-Schplenden-Schlitter-Crasscrem​bon-Fried-Digger-Dingel-Dangel-Dongel-​Dungel-Burstein von Knacker-Trasher-Apple-Banger-Horowitz-​Ticolensic-Grander-Knotty-Spelltinkel-​Grandlich-Grumbelmeyer-Spelterwasser-K​urstlich-Himbeleisen-Bahnwagen-Gutenab​end-Bitte-Ein-Nürnberger-Bratwurscht'l​-Gespurtn-Mitz-Weimache-Luber-Hundsfut​-Gumberaber-Schönendanker-Kalbsfleisch​-Mittler-Aucher von Hautkopf of Ulm?


Zehr gut, danke shoen.
 
2021-01-25 4:50:19 PM  
1 vote:
I solved my problems I just made my name up. Someday will have it legally changed
 
2021-01-25 4:38:20 PM  
1 vote:
My name is ancient, and uncommon, in Denmark.

In the U.S... nonexistent for years... search it on Google a few months ago...

Apparently, several African-Americans did not get the memo on its origin... I kind of want to name my firstborn "Shaka Zulu Lastname". It'd be fair.

/Literal translation: "He Who Is Named In Remembrance of God, Royal (meaning, "first") Son of The House/Clan of Dragons".
 
2021-01-25 4:37:53 PM  
1 vote:
Paul's my favorite.
 
2021-01-25 4:04:40 PM  
1 vote:
 
2021-01-25 3:52:24 PM  
1 vote:
I know what I'd do.
I'd do three chicks with the same name.
 
2021-01-25 3:41:20 PM  
1 vote:
mmmmmmbop?
 
2021-01-25 3:41:16 PM  
1 vote:
Lemon party?
 
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