Knight Bus Humour

Magpie31Magpie31 Posts: 771 ✭✭✭✭✭
in The Knight Bus #1 latest comment 06 June, 2020, 07:42 pm.

So, with the recent Knight Bus update, my little fortressing crew has been amused by the funny and creative names with have stumbled across. From the professor called "PleasePassFocus" (or similar, to a magi called PrinceOfWhales, who gave us images of Prince Charles fortressing with his crown at a jaunty angle... There are some great ones out there.


What have you seen that has amused you?

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  • MrSciGuyMrSciGuy Posts: 787 ✭✭✭✭✭
    #212 May, 2020, 02:50 am.

    The two I’ve seen and gotten a kick out of might not be forum appropriate.... although they were accepted by the game, so who knows?

  • PunkyfinsPunkyfins Posts: 200 ✭✭✭
    edited May 12 #412 May, 2020, 09:33 am.

    There are a couple of Terry Pratchett fans out there, which I love! There was, for example, a SusanStoHelit. Great to run into other Kevins!* 😊


    #crossoverfandom.


    *Kevins are fans of Terry Pratchett's books.

  • Magpie31Magpie31 Posts: 771 ✭✭✭✭✭
    #512 May, 2020, 11:55 am.

    @Punkyfins Been a Discworld fan for years and never heard that term. He used to call us a bunch of bloody loonies. Been insulted numerous times by the man, which I hold as a badge of honour. He was my boss' neighbour (well, lived in the same village) when I first became a teacher and she gave me a signed copy of The Hogfather DVD one year, which I treasure!

  • PunkyfinsPunkyfins Posts: 200 ✭✭✭
    edited May 12 #612 May, 2020, 12:00 pm.

    Oh! @Magpie31 , it might be particular to my reading group on social media. Thought it was used more generally, sorry. It comes from a tetchy joke of his, that all his fans seemed to be named "Kevin"... which tallies with your observations above 😉.

  • Magpie31Magpie31 Posts: 771 ✭✭✭✭✭
    #712 May, 2020, 12:21 pm.

    @Punkyfins Yes, I seem to remember comments about Big Kevin, Little Kevin and Kevin, Aged 14. It might well be used more generally - I haven't lived in an English speaking country since early 2015!

  • hpwulolahpwulola Posts: 761 admin
    #915 May, 2020, 06:24 pm.

    'SmoothApparator' nearly made me fall off my chair laughing, that is a good one!!

    This is a funny idea @Magpie31! People have such creative and cheeky usernames 😂

  • Magpie31Magpie31 Posts: 771 ✭✭✭✭✭
    #1015 May, 2020, 07:20 pm.

    @hpwulola Glad you are enjoying it. You probably need a laugh after this week!

  • McGonagallfan21McGonagallfan21 Posts: 20 ✭✭
    edited May 15 #1115 May, 2020, 10:00 pm.

    Oooh my time has come! I've been taking screenshots of amusing names. Here are a few I've seen:

    Weaslemethis

    OneSeriousBlack

    That1Librarian, joined by TheBusDriverMan (I hope they're related/friends)

    MinervaMcGonGon

    BaconPatronum

    Nightfuryandmum (imagining a dragon battling made me giggle)

    Gregorow1tsch

    HerMyOhNeeG

    GregariousChant

    GoodwithFocus (they were, indeed!)

    FlurishandBlott

    GandalftheTeal


    Overall, they've definitely convinced me I need to up my username game 😅 I'm thinking some variation of WotcherY'all, but I'm going to wait until I finish rereading the series to decide (3 books to go).

  • HallanenHallanen Posts: 48 ✭✭
    #1215 May, 2020, 10:32 pm.

    I just saw a fellow Finnish player who was claiming to be Professor Snape's wife.

  • Magpie31Magpie31 Posts: 771 ✭✭✭✭✭
    #1316 May, 2020, 03:33 am.

    Haha... Weaslemethis made me smile! And BaconPatronum.


    We have just seen HaggisCurry in a Forest Chamber.

  • Magpie31Magpie31 Posts: 771 ✭✭✭✭✭
    #1416 May, 2020, 05:38 pm.

    My favourites today were OhMyWonWon and ExpectoMyBottom.

  • VoiceMasterVoiceMaster Posts: 31 ✭✭
    #1516 May, 2020, 08:19 pm.

    @Hallanen How do you now the player is FInnish? Being able to tell geography of players is an spect of the game that I haven't heard of before.

  • HallanenHallanen Posts: 48 ✭✭
    #1616 May, 2020, 09:48 pm.

    @VoiceMaster Because their name was in finnish. Their name was RouvaKalkaros which translates to MrsSnape.

  • OwlxOwlx Posts: 829 ✭✭✭✭✭
    #1721 May, 2020, 02:37 am.

    recent KB humor names

    mommyisbusy

    cookiemonstr420 - I'm betting that player has the BEST munchies!!!!!!!!!!!!😆

  • OriginalCarusoOriginalCaruso Posts: 488 ✭✭✭✭✭
    #1821 May, 2020, 09:53 pm.
  • Magpie31Magpie31 Posts: 771 ✭✭✭✭✭
    #1922 May, 2020, 12:43 am.

    ChesterDrawers! Brilliant!

  • OwlxOwlx Posts: 829 ✭✭✭✭✭
    #2027 May, 2020, 03:09 am.

    Eyeocanepowder

    And yes i heard the entire scene between Vizzini and the Dread Pirate Roberts in my head when i read their name.

  • kiheikidkiheikid Posts: 2,160 ✭✭✭✭✭
    #2127 May, 2020, 04:06 am.
  • kiheikidkiheikid Posts: 2,160 ✭✭✭✭✭
    #2227 May, 2020, 04:12 am.

    ^i was probably a bit late casting the team proficiency charm because i was still laughing so hard when we all first entered the chamber

  • kiheikidkiheikid Posts: 2,160 ✭✭✭✭✭
    #2331 May, 2020, 04:47 am.

    saw a professor-heavy group in lobby (so i left to find another group) and noticed a prof named WashUrDamnHands


    lol

  • Magpie31Magpie31 Posts: 771 ✭✭✭✭✭
    #2431 May, 2020, 05:21 am.

    @kiheikid That is perfect! Thanks for sharing!

  • Magpie31Magpie31 Posts: 771 ✭✭✭✭✭
    #2531 May, 2020, 08:55 am.

    I saw a lovely one which was 5dai5 earlier. The number 5 is Ha in Thai, so when it says 5dai5, it is like saying ha-di-ha! Instead of lol, Thai speakers (and residents likenmyself) will type 555.

  • OwlxOwlx Posts: 829 ✭✭✭✭✭
    #2631 May, 2020, 01:55 pm.

    here's a few i've seen recently

    muggleofpuggles

    JediFlyTrap

    YouMayCallMeBob

    MuggleMcGee

    GoldenBytch

    oh and I can't forget

    Minervaliscious!

  • AurorsFocusPlsAurorsFocusPls Posts: 5 ✭✭
    #2731 May, 2020, 09:59 pm.

    GiverOfFocus

    GimmeFocus

    QuickItsOK2Die

    KnightBusRider

    IngloriousB

    Just to name a few.

  • GrumkinGrumkin Posts: 27 ✭✭
    #2831 May, 2020, 10:49 pm.

    I saw a Magi named “47AngryLlamas”. Made my day!

  • MtPolluxMtPollux Posts: 470 ✭✭✭✭✭
    #2931 May, 2020, 11:08 pm.

    @AurorsFocusPls your name belongs in this thread as well! I'm a professor, and I always wonder when I'm in the lobby with another professor if they'll be a team player or not. I'd feel pretty reassured to see a name like yours pop up lol.

  • AurorsFocusPlsAurorsFocusPls Posts: 5 ✭✭
    #3001 June, 2020, 09:44 pm.

    Yes, it does, I know 😂😂😂 And this name provides me focus, too 😂😂😂

  • BormacskaBormacska Posts: 1,110 ✭✭✭✭✭
    #3101 June, 2020, 11:31 pm.

    I enjoyed running across:

    Peruvian Vaporub

    Alas Earwax34

    Misstakemade

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