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So I worked the wife over for a while to name our first born "Gandalf", because she had mentioned what a cool name it was not knowing it's geeky background. So she nixed it and my first born was named "Daxton"

BUT...

After that endeavor, all of my friends have been calling him Baby Gandalf or Baby-G, even my wife! SO I think we got the nickname to stick.



So it may be a tiny victory, but I consider it a great consolidation prize.
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My son Samuel is named after the coolest Hobbit in LotR... if you ask me.

If you ask my wife he's named that after Samuel in the Bible.

But I have convinced some to ask how Master Samwise is doing.

Its the little victories in life that are important.

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My son is named for the three greatest actors in LotR.



(Edit: Not really. They're really named after him.)

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What is Daxton?
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How is Daxton formed?
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My daughter is named after Xander from Buffy the Vampire Slayer. My wife drew the line at Willow. So from time to time I call her Xandria.
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The names in my family (as of 2003) began with J, K, and L. When my wife was pregnant with our first boy, we reasoned that he needed an "M" name. She flat-out refused to even consider "Mario Luigi Theys" or (for the board game geek cred) "MEl Grande Theys".

I have yet to forgive her.






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So I guess "fido" might be... The Baldog?
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quozl wrote:
How is Daxton formed?


I'll Form....THE HEAD!!!

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I need a baby sized wizard cap now. Etsy rocks.

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Daxton Chapel...does this strike anyone else as a perfect super-villain name? "Deep in the bowels of his secret lair...the dangerous Daxton brews up another trap for our heroes..."
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We've already nicknamed our son Mr. Bubbles.

It's derived from Bioshock, but it's really a reference to knowing he's taking his formula based on seeing bubbles pop up in the bottle
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I don't know, I think "Dax" is plenty cool enough. Particularly if you're able to tattoo some spots onto his neck.
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Larry Levy wrote:
I don't know, I think "Dax" is plenty cool enough. Particularly if you're able to tattoo some spots onto his neck.


True, it's got a tad bit of geek cred.
 
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quozl wrote:
How is Daxton formed?


Well, his mom and dad got into a special hug and some months later, presto!: Daxton.

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MWChapel wrote:
So it may be a tiny victory, but I consider it a great consolidation prize.


You need him to start taking testosterone to grow a beard as big as gandalf when he is 5.
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Daxton?

Tell your wife to stop naming kids based on a random draw of Scrabble tiles.
 
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