Should he change his first name?

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#1 Posted by acer51 (2695 posts) - - Show Bio

I mean given popular use of his first name as an insult I think he should go by something else.

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#2 Posted by KnightRise (4811 posts) - - Show Bio

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#3 Posted by Batnandez (522 posts) - - Show Bio

@acer51: dick, lol get it?

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#4 Posted by Blood1991 (8115 posts) - - Show Bio

And take away one of the greatest giggles in comics? I think not.

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#5 Posted by danhimself (21430 posts) - - Show Bio

grow up

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#6 Posted by acer51 (2695 posts) - - Show Bio

@Batnandez: Yes that's my point, evreytime Batman says his name I feel like he's insulting him, he needs to go by something else.

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#7 Posted by TheDarkestNight (92 posts) - - Show Bio

@KnightRise said:

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#8 Posted by King Quisling (2073 posts) - - Show Bio

@acer51: His name is Richard. The name "Dick" is short for Richard. Just pretend Bruce calls him "Richard." if you're too sensitive to the name Dick.

Personally, I cracked up every time Alfred referred to Robin / Nightwing as "Master Dick" on Batman: the Animated Series.

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#9 Posted by graysonofgotham (520 posts) - - Show Bio

@danhimself said:

grow up

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#10 Edited by BumpyBoo (13366 posts) - - Show Bio

The name itself isn't rude at all. It is only as funny as the reader perceives it to be. So his name isn't rude: WE are rude for seeing it that way.

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#11 Posted by SupremeHyperion (1811 posts) - - Show Bio

plus batman loves dick (grayson i mean)

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#12 Posted by andrewtheking (1004 posts) - - Show Bio

@BumpyBoo said:

The name itself isn't rude at all. It is only as funny as the reader perceives it to be. So his name isn't rude: WE are rude for seeing it that way.

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#13 Posted by jonny126 (15 posts) - - Show Bio

Really? Is this a thread that exists now? This isn't a joke?

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#14 Posted by Joygirl (21019 posts) - - Show Bio

Fun fact: the word dick in its vulgar usage came about both 1. Before it was a nickname for Richard, and 2. Before it was slang for a detective.

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#15 Posted by wildvine (12762 posts) - - Show Bio

@BumpyBoo said:

The name itself isn't rude at all. It is only as funny as the reader perceives it to be. So his name isn't rude: WE are rude for seeing it that way.

Truth bomb.

@Joygirl said:

Fun fact: the word dick in its vulgar usage came about both 1. Before it was a nickname for Richard, and 2. Before it was slang for a detective.

Neat.

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#16 Posted by sesquipedalophobe (5251 posts) - - Show Bio

I honestly don't see a problem.

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#17 Posted by Stormbox (2053 posts) - - Show Bio

@danhimself said:

grow up

@jonny126 said:

Really? Is this a thread that exists now? This isn't a joke?

These two

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#18 Posted by SmoothJammin (2595 posts) - - Show Bio

We're all just a bunch of adults here on comicvine. No, really.

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#19 Posted by NyghtMare (405 posts) - - Show Bio

Helllllll no! He'd have to change his superhero name from Nightwing then, cuz the only Nightwing I care about is Dick Grayson.

Plus it's kinda funny to just see Batman brooding and then say "... Dick"

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#20 Posted by Nathaniel_Christopher (2958 posts) - - Show Bio

I can't believe there's honestly a thread on this.

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#21 Posted by lykopis (10868 posts) - - Show Bio

@Joygirl said:

Fun fact: the word dick in its vulgar usage came about both 1. Before it was a nickname for Richard, and 2. Before it was slang for a detective.

Now that is cool to know.

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