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PostPosted: Sun Mar 10, 2013 4:56 am
...Jolyne Joestar. After Jolyne Kujo and Jonathan Joestar from JoJo's Bizarre Adventure.

Then I was told there is an unpleasant stereotype about women with "star" in their name.

Why is there an ugly stereotype against women with "star" as part of their name?

I might be odd but unless a person wants to be called something like "Satan Hitler" I don't judge people by their name. I judge them by their actions.

I would even be fine with a totally non-Asian person changing his name to Hideki Miyamoto. If the name makes you happy and isn't something as evil sounding as "Satan Stalin Hitler" I am fine with it.

Anyway, yeah. How did that stereotype about women with "star" in their name come about?

And why should it matter what name a person has if the person didn't CHOOSE to have a name that sounds threatening, or something as outlandish as "Dweezil" or "Moon Unit"?  
PostPosted: Sun Mar 10, 2013 11:26 am
I don't understand what stereotype you are referring to.  

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 10, 2013 1:16 pm
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I don't understand what stereotype you are referring to.
Another LGBT group I'm in on another site. I was told by a member that girls named "Star" or "Starla" have a reputation for being sluts or something.  
PostPosted: Sun Mar 10, 2013 7:53 pm
Honestly, I've never heard of that.

In my opinion, I think you were fed bad information.
I even looked it up because I wanted to know ~.~;;

I don't think you should worry about what people want to say about
your name. If you want star in there, so be it. It's for you, not them.
If you're worried about what others will think, prove them wrong.

Show them you're not a trollop. =P

Or, just ignore them-- water off a duck's back.
 

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 11, 2013 12:27 am
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I don't understand what stereotype you are referring to.
Another LGBT group I'm in on another site. I was told by a member that girls named "Star" or "Starla" have a reputation for being sluts or something.


I've never heard of that before.

Even if it does mean that, it shouldn't matter to you. Pick a name that pleases you and worry less about what pleases others.  
PostPosted: Sat Nov 22, 2014 11:36 am
Probably something about being a porn-star or sounding like a porn-star name?
Even then, it's obvious they made that s**t up. And it shouldn't matter anyway. There is nothing wrong with being a "slut". The people calling others "sluts" and being judgmental are the real problem.  

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PostPosted: Tue Nov 25, 2014 6:00 pm
There are three things that name brings to mind for me. The first is Dolly Parton's version of the song "Jolene". The second is the image of a cowgirl or person with southwestern-leaning fashion. The third is a beautiful ginger-colored pariah dog with infinite spunk and adorable, chocolate-brown eyes.

That is obviously a very subjective interpretation, and that's what came to my mind when I first read the nameset "Jolyne Joestar". I didn't grow up watching JoJo's Bizarre Adventure, obviously, and I am clearly from the southern United States and that affects my vision enough to alter how the name sounds to me.

Just as I view your name in a very different light as compared to what you probably think of when using it, so will everyone else view your name in a very different and unique light, some good, some bad. I grew up being called "Laura", and while some people would draw a comparison to former First Lady Laura Bush, others would ask me if I was named after Laura Ingalls Wilder, an autobiographical author.

Use the name you want. Others may think of porn stars, sluts and the like, but many will recognize it as an homage to JoJo's Bizarre Adventure, like you, or perhaps come up with their own neutral interpretation as I did. Perspectives and word associations always change anyway and hardly ever will you find two in the same moment that agree.  
PostPosted: Mon Dec 15, 2014 6:54 pm
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unless a person wants to be called something like "Satan Hitler" I don't judge people by their name.
Says the person dressed like a Satan. stare

As for the stereotype I've never heard it either. I assumed it was going to be something about Jeffry Star  

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 16, 2014 12:49 am
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unless a person wants to be called something like "Satan Hitler" I don't judge people by their name.
Says the person dressed like a Satan. stare

As for the stereotype I've never heard it either. I assumed it was going to be something about Jeffry Star
Was more a comment about a person's intent behind the name they choose lol. I'm agnostic.

Anyway the avatar is just an attempt at Mary Lee Walsh from the whole Christian Weston Chandler thing that still manages to amuse the internet.

While there IS a real woman by the name of Mary Lee Walsh, she was a college staff person who called him out on his bullcrap... then in his fanfictions about how great he is, Chris turned her into an evil scantily clad demon woman actively ruining his life and artists made mocking images that depict her as a sexually attractive succubus figure that he would pleasure himself to if not for who she represented.  
PostPosted: Tue Dec 16, 2014 3:21 am
In any case old topic is old and I did not even remember it existed.  

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