What is your preferred term for the customizable main character?

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2 years ago#1
You know, the character you name. - Results (114 votes)
Avatar.
26.32% (30 votes)
30
My Unit.
32.46% (37 votes)
37
Robin.
11.4% (13 votes)
13
I don't really have a name for them/I switch between two or all of the above.
20.18% (23 votes)
23
Joke answer that claims that the Avatar is a poorly written self-insert straight-out of fan fiction.
9.65% (11 votes)
11
This poll is now closed.
Just wondered what the most popular term was.

EDIT: Oh yeah, I call them "Avatar".
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2 years ago#2
I usually just say MU or MC.
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2 years ago#3
When I'm referring to the avatar as a unit, I use... Avatar.

For pairings, MU.

When the avatar needs a name, Robin.
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2 years ago#4
Avatar, maybe Robin if it needs to be a name. I try to avoid initials whenever possible, and "My Unit" sounds too silly to me.
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2 years ago#5
Most of the time "MU"
When referring to the predefined character, "Robin".

If MU is extremely awkward to use in that scenario "Avatar". This is rare.
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2 years ago#6
On forums i switch between MU and Avatar. But when i talk about the game with other people i say "the tactician" because saying MU is weird and people think about something else when i say Avatar.
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2 years ago#7
Seba616 posted...
people think about something else when i say Avatar.


Given the right context, I can't really think people would think you're talking about those pictures people use to represent themselves on the Internet.

Or maybe you're talking about the main character of the Ultima series, either way context should keep misunderstandings from happening.
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2 years ago#8
how come this topic is made like once a month?
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2 years ago#9
I switch between Avatar and MU when referring to them as a game mechanic, and I like to use Robin when referring to the character. EH.
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2 years ago#10
pizzaman95 posted...
Seba616 posted...
people think about something else when i say Avatar.


Given the right context, I can't really think people would think you're talking about those pictures people use to represent themselves on the Internet.

Or maybe you're talking about the main character of the Ultima series, either way context should keep misunderstandings from happening.


More likely to think about a bad movie or an airbender, methinks.
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