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AB challenge -- nicknames for our Euros (h/t to 1190AM)

Discussion in 'Colorado Basketball Message Board' started by Buffnik, Oct 9, 2015.

  1. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    This year we added Thomas Akyazili (Belgium) and Kenan Guzonjic (Bosnia-Herzegovina).

    Considering that we have a message board that couldn't handle Gonzalez, we need to come up with some nicknames or we're going to be in a world of sh!t. Plus, I really don't want to try to type all those letters ever time.

    So, we need nicknames.

    Propose them here.
     
  2. GoonieBuff

    GoonieBuff Not really Club Member

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    You don't even want to type all the letters for "every" every time. Lazy.
     
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  3. HotRack

    HotRack Rez BubbleHead Club Member

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    Zili and The Gooch.
     
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  4. HRBuff

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    AK47 and The Zonz.
     
  5. TDbuff

    TDbuff Club Member Club Member

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    I was gonna go with Tommy and the Gooz.
     
  6. Clean Undies

    Clean Undies Flagship of the 12-Pac Club Member

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    Yaz & Zone
     
  7. GoonieBuff

    GoonieBuff Not really Club Member

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    Ack and Goo. Or just Tom and Ken.
     
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  8. HotRack

    HotRack Rez BubbleHead Club Member

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    Noice! Name him after an IUD under a class action!
     
  9. GoonieBuff

    GoonieBuff Not really Club Member

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    Maybe pictures would help inspire us. I need to see what they look like, as maybe they're those kind of guys who should have nicknames based on how they look.
     
  10. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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  11. Clean Undies

    Clean Undies Flagship of the 12-Pac Club Member

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    Jasmine and Aladdin is my fall back.
     
  12. Darth Snow

    Darth Snow Hawaiian Buffalo Club Member Junta Member

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    Daaah Club Member Club Member

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    Honker or The Goose for Kenan.
     
  14. BehindEnemyLines

    BehindEnemyLines beware the habu Club Member

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    The Wafflenator

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    Spetznatz

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  15. Hoops Fan

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    Zeke ... and Gonzo ... old school :)
     
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    Haven't seen enough to know if speed is one of TA's strong suits, but if so, I like "Kenny and the Jet."

    Assuming TA actually plays beyond his years, as all signs seem to indicate, we could go with "Kenny and the Vet."

    Also like Goose or Gonzo for KG (or just KG for that matter.)

    For Belgian beer fans, Id like to (semi-seriously) nominate "El Leffe" for TA, as an obvious play on "El Jefe," considering he should be leading this team in the near future. (I think both phrases are pronounced similarly...)
     

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  17. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    Belgium is known for: beer, chocolate, french fries, waffles, Jean Claude Van Damme, Smurfs

    Not as much for Bosnia-Herzegovina (young country that split from Yugoslavia). Best one is probably Archduke Franz Ferdinand.
     
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  18. Goose

    Goose Hoops Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    Woah woah woah.
     
  19. BehindEnemyLines

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    And waffles
     
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  20. NiTownBuff

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    Akyazili reminds me of the 'I boinked her' kid from Road Trip:

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    Axis of Evil
     
  22. Buffalo Brad

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    Hope we can call them dead eye and money
     
  23. RumblinBuff

    RumblinBuff That one blogging guy Club Member

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    I've been on the record for Yaz and Gonzo since they signed
     
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  24. Creebuzz

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    I like Yaz and Goose.
     
  25. Darth Snow

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    Small dave and big dave until they do something that creates their nickname.
     
  26. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    There is only one Goose. At least as it relates to CU basketball.

    We could use a Maverick, though.
     
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  27. BehindEnemyLines

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    Drain 3's with consistency and one can become Ice.
     
  28. Gary Indiana

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    "Buckets from Brussels" and "Gootz"
     
  29. jgisland

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    Why did we get away from Lion King characters?
     
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  30. hokiehead

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    another vote for Tom and Ken
     

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