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chrisjones


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There's a reason I don't go by the nickname "Kris." FAAAAR too many Chris' in the world. I have six in my cell phone.

I will never name my kid Chris.

well.... dang.... i guess my last name doesn't get more exciting either.


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Well... if you were to come to Monterrey you wouldn't have problems in identifying the most common guy names, since they all refer to themselves as "guey". There are very little guys who use there names, cause if they decided not to use "guey" they would probably use some other wird nick...

Heck... I think that I barely now my fellow climbers REAL names!!


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haa haa, funny topic. I always hear Brian and Jason.

Oooh Brian....that is another common climber name.

Hey, i cant help it, maybe ill just change my name to Mars Lander, yeah thats the ticket.... :P

what´s this about the quote quote quote stuff??? Oops, am I in the ladies room??? sorry, was following keazah, by the way, I´ve never heard any of those names or nicknames here in México :wink: and over here, they´re all random, and everyone has two names at least, cause guey is everyone´s callsign.


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All the guys I know go by the nicknames they gave one another Spuety, calander boy, sunshine, glory boy,littlejohn etc...But now that I think of it, there are a lot of -
Brian
Mike
Eric
Jason
Dave

maybe that's why a lot of them go by their last name?


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It seems that with climber guys, there are some names that I hear way more than others...seems like every other climber guy I've encountered is either named Jason, Josh, Tim or Jay.

Totally random thought. Anyone else notice this trend? I was just thinking about that the other day at he crag, how many times I hear those 4 names when it comes to guys on the rock. Just like how 80 percent of all climber guys are either engineers, computer techs or mechanics :wink: .

and Airline Pilots. :)


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alot of Paul's and Peters. quite a few Mikes as well.


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My man's name is Mike, we climb with Brian, John and Pete...too funny. Can't say I've met another Gretchen out climbing though...then again, I don't meet to many Gretchen's to begin with! :D


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There's a reason I don't go by the nickname "Kris." FAAAAR too many Chris' in the world. I have six in my cell phone.

I will never name my kid Chris.

I was wondering if someone would mention Chris.

Answers my question... :x


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In SoCal there are a lot of climbers who answer to "Dude". :lol:


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In SoCal there are a lot of climbers who answer to "Dude". :lol:

Totally Man!


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"dude" and "bru"... end of story :roll:


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i'm a mieke (accent on the last e) haven't met any of those yet. *shrug* but there are a lot of 'cody's and 'nick's... i must have had a least 7 different cody's in my classes last year, and lots of nicks too. but for girls, seems every girl my age is an ashley.


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Very interesting...only one person mentioned "John" as a name. I like that...I'm rare and hard to find. :lol:


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Jay

I never ever heard my name anywhere in all my time growing up till I came to my current job. Turns out that my co-worker is named Jason and Jay is his nickname.

Good to hear there are other folk out there with a weird name like mine! :wink:

I hear a lot of people yelling the name Rock at the climbing areas I frequent...that name must be reeeeeeeally popular. :lol:

-Gate


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I know wayyyyy too many David's, and ironically enough, there are also 2 Dillon's and 2 Dan's. Almost every guy I climb with first name starts with D.


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[quote="gblauer"]could it be that those names are the popular names for the RC.com demographic? (in other words, simply a reflection of what our society selected for names 20 years ago?)
Here is a list of the most popular names in the 1980s:
1 Michael 33316 Jessica 23744
2 Christopher 27697 Jennifer 22274
3 Matthew 22914 Amanda 18260
4 Joshua 19983 Ashley 17489
5 David 19556 Sarah 13676

Up here (West Coast Canada) it seems that every climber guy is Mike, Chris, Matt or Dave. Go figure - 4 out of the top 5. Makes it easy if you have a poor memory - pretty well 1 chance in 4 you'll call a guy by the right name.


mountainchick82


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yeah, i know 4 dan's or daniels and a lot of jasons....eek


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could it be that those names are the popular names for the RC.com demographic? (in other words, simply a reflection of what our society selected for names 20 years ago?)
Here is a list of the most popular names in the 1980s:
1 Michael 33316 Jessica 23744
2 Christopher 27697 Jennifer 22274
3 Matthew 22914 Amanda 18260
4 Joshua 19983 Ashley 17489
5 David 19556 Sarah 13676
6 Daniel 17520 Stephanie 10992
7 James 17505 Melissa 10952
8 Robert 16232 Nicole 10573
9 John 15928 Elizabeth 9987
10 Joseph 15058 Heather 9716
11 Jason 14679 Tiffany 8021
12 Justin 14513 Michelle 7835
13 Andrew 14159 Amber 7730
14 Ryan 13872 Megan 7626
15 William 12371 Rachel 7403
16 Brian 11792 Amy 7376
17 Jonathan 11731 Lauren 7362
18 Brandon 11462 Kimberly 7180
19 Nicholas 11079 Christina 7173
20 Anthony 10665 Brittany 7147
Oh gross, that's the roll sheet of every class of mine since kindergarten. But, my childhood best friend tells me that all the Heathers and Lindsays are now about 2 kids deep (I am 23, BTW) and all the Ryans and Jasons are in rehab, the military, dead, or some combination thereof.... hey. I grew up in central Cali. :P

But Chris is by far the most common climber name I can think of. I have decided that the Archtypical "Brah" climber boy is named Chris Christensen.


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Jay

I never ever heard my name anywhere in all my time growing up till I came to my current job. Turns out that my co-worker is named Jason and Jay is his nickname.

Good to hear there are other folk out there with a weird name like mine! :wink:

I hear a lot of people yelling the name Rock at the climbing areas I frequent...that name must be reeeeeeeally popular. :lol:

-Gate
That's funny, I only knew one Jay till I started climbing met a few Jays, including THE Jay (jt512, natch). Even with all the Jasons of my generation, I knew very few Jays. Of course, jt512 isn't from my generation :P


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I hear Ryan and Mike alot. :D


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I hear Ryan and Mike a lot. :D


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My name is Sean, and as far as I know theres only one other person in my high school (about 1500 people total) named Sean, I've never even met another climber named Sean. I did meet a mountain biker named Ezra and another named Pilgrim once. In fact they were brothers... good mountain bikers though. :lol:


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I seem to know millions of Brians.


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I think that a good runner up for a common guy climber's name is Jonathan, or Jon. Maybe it's just freak coincidence, but in the crew that I climbed with in Texas (there were 10 of us), five of us were Jonathans.

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