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You get power-ups based on your username.

Discussion in 'General' started by SailorPizza, Apr 19, 2018.

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  1. cross_grave

    cross_grave Belligerent Spitire

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    Probably the latter.

    Now... My name is a D.Gray-Man reference, so I imagine I get the ability to use cross-shaped energy blasts?
     
  2. Scherazade

    Scherazade My avatar’s now a D&D sha’ir!

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    Casting sleep via storytelling, maybe a charm person effect too
     
  3. Mad Oracle

    Mad Oracle An Oracle Without A Cause

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    I see futures and pasts that have yet to come, my mind is greater than any other on the Earth. I see and hold powers that many have no clue how to wield, and I am the Gate Keeper of All Knowledge.

    Fear me, for I am the Mad Oracle.
     
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  4. Lifelink

    Lifelink Not too sore, are you?

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    I'm a person who gains life equal to the amount of damage I inflict meaning as long as there's someone or something I can hit, I will be immortal.

    Either that or I'm an enchantment/natural ability that can bestow that effect to other people.

    Outside of Magic: the Gathering's use of my name, I could probably be someone who links the lives of others together in a myriad of ways. I could make it so that if I die, the other person dies alongside me. Or have it so that as long as someone or something is alive, so am I. Kind of like a phylactery but without turning myself into a horrible monster. Linking myself to multiple things would make it so that even if the first thing I linked myself to dies, I won't die alongside them. Or both of us won't die as long as the third thing is alive.
     
  5. Demon_Smiley

    Demon_Smiley Your first time is always over so quickly, isn't it?

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    I am the grinning demon, with a mad smile on my face as I bestow chaos to the world. I am the one whom you never expect as I destroy your world from within.
     
  6. da3monh0st3d

    da3monh0st3d Эскапист

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    I'm apparently the result of some daemonhost creation. It seems either the creation was botched or I've been around for long enough the original owner's gone. Whatever is an incarnate daemon to do?

    Well given I apparently slipped the leash of whoever did it? Whatever I feel like that can be realized with gratuitous usage of the Warp as the single entity here capable of using it (let's stack the deck entirely on my side). Probably can attain godhood, then fuck around. Maybe play ROB.

    If in marvel, probably the above in order to leave as soon as possible.
     
  7. Aaron Fox

    Aaron Fox Not too sore, are you?

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    ... I don't know. I originally called myself Aaron Fox because I was head deep in bullshit at the time that dealt with what amounts to be an inter-universe cop with powers for every occasion... including editing reality to force a big crunch on an universe if necessary.
     
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  8. wanara009

    wanara009 (Soon-to-Be) Monkey God

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    My name is reference to Hanuman and his people, the Vanara. So, my power-up would probably be the Siddhi:
    • Aṇimā: Shrink to the size of an atom
    • Mahima: Grow to infinitely large size
    • Garima: Become infinitely heavy
    • Laghima: Become weightless
    • Prāpti: Teleportation
    • Prākāmya: Wish-Granting
    • Iṣṭva: Lordship over Nature
    • Vaśtva: Lordship over Natural Forces
    Not a bad spread, if I say so my self.
     
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  9. Shadeshadow227

    Shadeshadow227 Know what you're doing yet?

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    ...wouldn't the Garima collapse the universe into the black hole that it would turn you into? The Mahima and Anima would be similarly dangerous. But you could probably wish for those powers to not kill you...or the universe, for that matter.
     
  10. wanara009

    wanara009 (Soon-to-Be) Monkey God

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    Eh, most interpretation of Garima, Mahima, Laghima, and Anima I've seen treat them like a sliding scale sort of deal.

    In the original source, Hanuman only ever shrink to cat-size, but he did grow big enough to pick up an entire mountain in one hand later on.
     
  11. Seru

    Seru Lodissian Cross

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    I become immune to any non-magical damage unless the weapon is forged of Yttrium.

    Probably have some of Lord Inquisitor Seru's magic as well.

    Whelp, time to go about my normal life. Fuck heroism.
     
  12. Pyrion

    Pyrion Asuran Rights Activist

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    The fun thing about my username is that I got it out of a fantasy name generator. Tolkien male elf style, so presumably all I'd really get out of it are pointed ears and several hundred more years of life provided I don't die in a car crash. *shrugs*

    Bonus realization: I already live in the woods, so there's that. :D
     
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  13. TanaNari

    TanaNari Verified Dick

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    Also superhuman reflexes, endurance, and senses. Plus an endless tide of fangirl pussy.
     
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  14. Chaos Fantasy

    Chaos Fantasy Getting sticky.

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    I guess my username would grant the powers of a dream magic chaos god.
    Or a Chaos God of dreams

    Bring your wildest dreams to life, then twist it with insanity or disorder.
    Or I rule the dreamscape as a chaos god, bending/breaking/twisting the dreams of people....
    No not into nightmares... CHAOS!
     
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  15. SailorPizza

    SailorPizza Not too sore, are you?

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    That's right and now so many villains is doom by your chaos
     
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  16. Unworthy-Alchemist

    Unworthy-Alchemist 100% certifiably without-a-doubt mediocre

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    I can rearrange the atoms within a given object/area using transmutation circles I've never studied or seen before.
     
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  17. kingkiller

    kingkiller A Not Bad Plum Gone for Good

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    I can kill anyone who tries to place themselves in a position of power above others.
    ...I may be OP. Please don't nerf though.
     
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  18. TanaNari

    TanaNari Verified Dick

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    Just remember that the real powers put others on the throne... they got more important things to do than seeking attention.
     
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  19. Shadeshadow227

    Shadeshadow227 Know what you're doing yet?

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    Eh...stuff like queens and presidents are immune to your powers, as kings are really the only things you can kill. I'd say that's fairly balanced.
     
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  20. duburu

    duburu Not too sore, are you?

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    Duburu = How japanese people Pronouce Double
    Here is how I get my username
     
  21. beast_regards

    beast_regards The Ever-Ethereal Legal Loli

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    I have no idea.
     
  22. TRm

    TRm Experienced.

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    The first result after Googling "TRM" gets me this https://www.trm-ireland.com/ so I guess I now have the power to heal and strengthen horses... does anyone have a suggestion on how I could use that in a superhero setting?

    Considering your name, I would expect it to be some kind of animal empathy
     
  23. OverReactionGuy

    OverReactionGuy Verified Sanity

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    I have the power of overreaction!

    You know that cartoon logic where the tsundere girl can punch someone in orbit with an uppercut while yelling pervert for the offense of accidentally looking at her and yet that person is undamamged? Well, now I can do stuff like that I guess and well...

    Be a guy.
     
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  24. Malbutorius

    Malbutorius Xenophile

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    My name is mine, nobody else's. As such I have the power to shapeshift by changing my Avatar on Questionable Questing.

    Bonus Event: I'm stuck as the White Lady from Hollow Knight, and presumably birth a race of bug people.

    Kirby: Kirby gains abilities based on whatever form I had at the time.
     
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  25. TanaNari

    TanaNari Verified Dick

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    You can now analyze animals, getting a full mental map of their capabilities, temperaments, and health. You are now the ultimate veterinarian and animal trainer.

    Either that, or you have the psychic power to make other people think about animals. Depending on what level of control you have over the thoughts, it ranges from boring to hilariously fucked up.

    Depends on the extent of the ability... if you can apply mythological traits, there are some really fun ones. Pegasus for flight, Unicorn for healing powers, dozens of water-horse beings, the most powerful of which being the Kelpie.

    Kelpies can pull a plow so fast that it causes the earth and stone to go flying behind it while a person on the hitch will be dragged without their feet touching the ground (so speeds of at least 250+ kph), transform into a beautiful young man or woman (I don't know if Kelpies are limited to their native sex, or if any kelpie can take either form), and possessing the strength to rip an armored knight in half bare-handed. Also, they breathe water and swim like a dolphin.

    The Welsh variant can fly and turn into mist, but doesn't have a human form or the physical strength. The Nordic variant is just unnecessarily horrifying (like most of their myths), possessing miasmic death-breath and a craving for human flesh, also they have no skin and are probably undead... I don't recommend the Nordic version...

    Name her Llamrie, after King Arthur's mare (which was probably a Kelpie... at the very least, she could move underwater as fast as on land, and she and her rider could breathe underwater... actually, most of Arthur's knights had a horse with supernatural abilities).

    What's really fun is if you can work with an entire band (this is the natural "pack structure" in the wild) of horses- usually 1 buck male, 2-4 adult females, and between 2 and 6 juveniles. It'd basically be having your own pack of werewolves... only Kelpies are stronger and faster than most portrayals of werewolves. Oh, right, and they turn into a small harem of unnaturally beautiful women.
     
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  26. da3monh0st3d

    da3monh0st3d Эскапист

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    Nice way to wrap the meta around itself for another turn.
     
  27. NuclearBird

    NuclearBird Herald of Emissions

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    - Flight

    - Energy Generation

    - Death From Above (Fuck you, asshole drivers and cyclists!)

    - Maximum Sass (Have you seen how much corvids love to fuck with people?)

    - Telepathically controlling all avians in a given radius dependant on how much fissile or fertile material I have consumed/stockpiled

    - Summon Emission events like the ones in the S.T.A.L.K.E.R. series (This one's based more on the title under the name, but since the picture depicts a radiation warning sign near the Exclusion Zone I thought it was appropriate)

    Not bad for a username based on a picture.
     
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  28. Silver W. King

    Silver W. King King of Adventures

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    Huh. Okay let's see.

    Silver W. King.

    To tell you the truth the "W" was originally meant to be "Winged", but their was either a limit of characters when I was writing the name on SB, or I decided making the middle name a letter would make the whole thing seem more sophisticated, I can't remember.

    So now, I just take the "W" any word with the letter I can think of when asked about it. So, one day I say it stands for "Winner", others for "Wine" or, "Wind" or, "Wednesday".

    So for my name as it is, hmm, I guess I would be a king with a silver treasury with an power starting with the letter "W" that changes either once every use or once a day.

    As for how that changes my life? I would like to think my desires or wants won't change, so probably I'll try to continue as always...except now I'm a king of somewhere and that means there are bound to be headaches, that I really don't want to deal with-

    Oh look, the "W" is Wodan today, BYE! :cool:
     
  29. Mistodon

    Mistodon Versed in the lewd.

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    I pretty much took my name from a Final Fantasy enemy that I used as my avatar because I couldn't come up with a different name, points for originality. :\/

    Let's see... the mistodon spawn from Mist, so too shall I. Wherever there is fog, I will be there.

    Traveling is much more convenient now, sure I wouldn't be able to go anywhere all the time because I'm limited by weather patterns I have no control over but at least now I won't have to pay for plane tickets. Also I'll be able to visit all the foreign restaurants I want!
     
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  30. TanaNari

    TanaNari Verified Dick

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    Mist (duh),
    'odon' (tooth)...

    So you sneak around in fog biting the fuck out of people... eh, I've seen worse Stephen King movies...
     
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