Inspired by Nebusj
``Names, Lieutenant, we need names --- wait, her phaser looks like it's got this googly-eyed smiling face looking back at her. It's not just me, right, everybody else sees that? It's like the goofy shark you'd paint on a kiddie ride at Seaside Heights. Who's with me on this?''
Valeris, it was implied that the rule applies to phasers as well as communicators.