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Old April 29 2013, 10:08 AM   #1
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The Official 'Guess the Doctor's Name' Thread

Will it be something historic to the show, like William? Or Sidney?

Will it be something a completely alien name we've never heard before? Like... er...

Will it be an in-joke, like John Smith?

Will it be self-indulgent, like Steven?

Anyone wanna take a guess?
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Old April 29 2013, 10:21 AM   #2
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We won't actually find out.
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Old April 29 2013, 10:51 AM   #3
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Old April 29 2013, 11:09 AM   #4
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What EMH says...
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Old April 29 2013, 11:11 AM   #5
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Betty.
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Old April 29 2013, 12:04 PM   #6
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Probably something long and pretentious like Romanadulatroluna that he's embarrassed of...
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Old April 29 2013, 01:44 PM   #7
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Or Fred.

In fact, if it's anything, it has to be Fred.
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Old April 29 2013, 01:55 PM   #8
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It may be just another title.. My real name is the professor LOL
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Old April 29 2013, 02:00 PM   #9
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Re: The Official 'Guess the Doctor's Name' Thread

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It be just another title.. My real name is the professor LOL
Clara: "I know the Doctor's name."
River: "Only they don't have a word for 'doctor,' because nobody ever gets sick here."

*dramatic pause*

River: "It's me. I'm the Doctor."

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Old April 29 2013, 02:13 PM   #10
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Zoot.
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Old April 29 2013, 02:14 PM   #11
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Yoo. As in, Yoo Who.
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Old April 29 2013, 02:49 PM   #12
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All of the above
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Old April 29 2013, 03:02 PM   #13
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Arthur Dent.
Merlin.
Roger Rabbit.
Optimus Prime.
Bruce Wayne.
Aslan.
Kahless.
(a) Prophet.
Q.
Sherlock Holmes.
Taliesin.
Saint Patrick.
Elminster.
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Old April 29 2013, 03:40 PM   #14
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From Clara's reaction in "Journey to the Centre of the TARDIS," it seems like it must be a name that's recognizable and meaningful to a present-day human. Which seems to limit the possibilities.

Actually Merlin seems like a good guess -- it was suggested in the original series' "Battlefield" that a future incarnation of the Doctor would be Merlin, at least in an alternate universe. Although if they went that route, some fans would inevitably accuse them of ripping off the Colin Morgan Merlin series, because some fans reflexively see any similarity as theft even when it's totally ridiculous to do so.
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Old April 29 2013, 03:42 PM   #15
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From Clara's reaction in "Journey to the Centre of the TARDIS," it seems like it must be a name that's recognizable and meaningful to a present-day human. Which seems to limit the possibilities.

Actually Merlin seems like a good guess -- it was suggested in the original series' "Battlefield" that a future incarnation of the Doctor would be Merlin, at least in an alternate universe.
It begs the question, though, why would he be running from that name?
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