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Rosduk Thu 19-May-16 13:00:06

Thinking of calling number 3 Charlie with Chuck for short. What's your honest opinion of Chuck! Not sure if hormone craziness if affecting my opinion! Lol

ABitAsleep Thu 19-May-16 15:12:40

Is he a chicken?

Sorry, honest opinion confused

ABitAsleep Thu 19-May-16 15:13:05

Charlie, however, is lovely smile

Tiggeryoubastard Thu 19-May-16 15:15:23

Fucking awful.
Would be being generous. Who are you, Vera Duckworth?

donajimena Thu 19-May-16 15:16:12

Wanna play?

GreenBeans17 Thu 19-May-16 16:12:09

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celtiethree Thu 19-May-16 16:18:41

Chuck is awful.

maggiethemagpie Thu 19-May-16 20:21:56

Chuck is beyond awful. Sorry. Chuck is something you throw into the bin. Do you want your child to be associated with rubbish?

ChardonnayKnickertonSmythe Thu 19-May-16 20:23:20

Chuck?
Chuck??

Why?

villainousbroodmare Thu 19-May-16 20:24:02

Charles is nice, with Charlie for short, and Chuck if you still like it once the progesterone has worn off!
Chuck is disastrous imo.

VocationalGoat Thu 19-May-16 21:06:45

Chuck makes me think of Peppermint Patty from Peanuts. She refers to Charlie Brown as 'Chuck'. I also think of Wallace and Gromit.

maitaimojito Thu 19-May-16 21:12:44

I know two Chucks - both American. It doesn't seem to fit with a British person but I guess that's just because I don't know of any.

I don't dislike it but the two Chucks I know are both lovely guys so it has positive associations. I'd give Charles as a full name though as I think people would naturally assume that it was his given name.

Whenwillwe3meetagain Thu 19-May-16 21:20:50

What the Chuck?

AuntJane Thu 19-May-16 21:30:48

Anyone else thinking of the Chucky horror movies, or just me?

Rosduk Thu 19-May-16 21:32:10

Ha ha at least I got my answer!!

Nataleejah Fri 20-May-16 06:18:55

Chuck... Like Norris???

EmpressOfTheSevenOceans Fri 20-May-16 06:25:24

I'd go for Charles / Charlie too. Chuck in the UK is Corrie (though I was thinking Bet Lynch), throwing something away or spewing.

UnmentionedElephantDildo Fri 20-May-16 07:06:24

I'm afraid I'd think it was a nickname that had arisen because it was a spectacularly vomitous baby.

JonSnowsBeardClippings Fri 20-May-16 21:55:09

Hell no to Chuck!

frobskottle Fri 20-May-16 22:18:21

NOooo
Be still my heart! When I was pregnant I watched Gossip Girl and I loved Chuck. I would so use Chuck if I liked Charles
Same with Chip...can you use that instead>

SabineUndine Mon 23-May-16 16:04:42

Definitely not Chuck. Chas, maybe?

BoboBunnyH0p Mon 23-May-16 17:43:29

Charlie is already short for Charles, of which Chuck is another nn, personally it's awful and I wouldn't use it. Has lots of of scope for bullies. Charlie is lovely so would stick with that.

1horatio Mon 23-May-16 18:58:24

Isn't Charlie already a nn? I mean, maybe you could go for Char? I know a woman called Char (her real name is actually Charlotte...), but I personally don't like Chuck.

thenewaveragebear1983 Mon 23-May-16 19:05:17

My dc 3 (ds2) is charlie. Deliberately chosen as I dislike charles, and my older ds's name is more common as a nick/shortened name than as a full name. We do abbreviate his name to Chuck, charlie chuckles, Norris (as in chuck Norris) and char-char. Not that I'm proud of any of these mind.....but as you know once they're there in the home their names 'evolve' into these nicknames. Judging from the comments above, maybe I should rethink grin

LadyAntonella Mon 23-May-16 19:25:33

I don't like Charlie at all (sorry) and Chuck would make me think of steak! Probably just me though. smile

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