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If you have two people with the same name, which one and how do you choose who to call by that name?

If youre hanging out with two people say named.... John, which one will you call John, and which one will you call by his second name or a nickname?
The one not being called John might find it offensive, in my class i have two Oscar, and two Alejandro's. lol

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Give them both a nickname

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that's what i was thinking
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Give nicknames to both of them, that way you don't have to choose. Or ask them if there is something they prefer to be called.

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I'd call em thing 1 and thing 2......

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It doesn't really matter

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It does, if you say John both will stare at you and ask which one, and the one who you dont want to speak to will be offended or something.
It can be confusing.
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I have a lot of these cases in my school.
There are so many girls in my class that have the SAME name.
So what I do is that I call them by their name, PLUS their sur name.

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I just what I think of them.....Matthew,pr!ck Matthew,fat Matthew.....always know who we're talking about
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*just add
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Like all the Maria's.
Maria Jose
Maria Paula
Maria Ana
Etc....
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Phlorence_602
Gator: Lmfao!!!...that´s sad lol
Dajer: You managed to change your name!!! where are you from?
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i did change my name? I do want the username Dajer, in my screen it shows dafner, ill see.
Im from Dominican Republic, but american.
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Yay nevermind, i got my new name!
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Sounds responsible.
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Phlorence_602
Haha...yes..it shows her Dajer...what does it mean anyway ?lol
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Im a boy btw, and its my name. Yes i know its a very uncommon weird name lol
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Phlorence_602
Cool...Just like mine lol
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@Dajer are you 'The f0rtress'?
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No, why do you ask? :O
He is an awsome youtuber, and he said my favourite quote "Priorities shape you".
Do you know his channel or something?
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Yeah i do know his channel. You mentioned his quote in your profile, so i thought you might be him..
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I could have said yes and id be famous mwuahahaha.
But no lol :P
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Actually, i didn't realise he is that famous.
I used to stumble upon his videos occasioanlly. That's all i know of him.
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use their last names.. thats what my school did for our two johns and austins

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I usually call all my friends by their last name anyhow.

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my name is Rachel and my friends name is Rachel, too. my friends just make up nick names or just call us by our last names (just do something there okay with).

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often, people with common names will already have a nick name they are okay with being called. =)

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You could use first initial of last name such as John D. Use to be three Linda at my job people just used first initial of last name to separate us.

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For your purposes, the Oscar's would be Big O and Oscar (I'll let you figureout which is which). The Alejandro's are tougher since you can't use Big A or Little A.

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I agree with calling them by their last name. My name Amanda is pretty common, so I really don't like it when I'm with my friend Amanda and people just say Amanda, I don't know who they are talking to.

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Call one "bob" and the other "billy" that'll be easy.

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There is this other guy by my name and our mutual friends call me with a prefix which means 'taller'. Its normal for us to call by physical characteristics because we don't take it as offensive, coz you know our friends.

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