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Give it to me straight- Roland?

142 replies

TeddyTonks · 31/03/2022 19:54

Nickname Roly.

What do you think?

OP posts:
Hippopotas · 31/03/2022 23:03

Rat

Sorry it was the first thing that came to mind.

Indiana2021 · 31/03/2022 23:05

54Loginmystery

I’m just trying to help you Ro Land. I say this to my children sometimes even though none of them are an actual Ro Land.

That made me laugh out loud 😆 Stealing this the next time one of my children rebuffs me Grin

AiryFairy1 · 31/03/2022 23:08

Mr Roland was the dodgy tutor in the Famous Five - after Uncle Quentin’s rocket blueprints or some such shenanigans

Marcipex · 31/03/2022 23:09

Rat.

2021mumma · 31/03/2022 23:11

The rat

Awwlookatmybabyspider · 01/04/2022 00:20

Roland (Rat)
Roly. The adorable greedy little pup from 101 Dalmatians.

spearmynt · 01/04/2022 09:37

Love Roland! Not keen on Roly as a nickname though.

Grumpasaurusrex · 01/04/2022 15:18

No it's one of those names, like ... Gertrude, for example, that I can't imagine ever being nice

woodhill · 01/04/2022 15:20

@Loginmystery

I’m just trying to help you Ro Land. I say this to my children sometimes even though none of them are an actual Ro Land.

Yes it will be forever in my memory

Course you can Malcolm 😀
17caterpillars1mouse · 01/04/2022 15:20

I like Roland alot but not Roly. Surely that would cause bullying galore if he isn't anything but extremely skinny and tall

Alwayswonderedwhy · 01/04/2022 15:23

Grange Hill is all I think if when I hear Roland.

FayCarew · 01/04/2022 15:29

I like it

BestPyjamas · 02/04/2022 00:43

"I'm only trying to help you, Ro-land"

And today's kids haven't heard of the rat YET. Wait til some bright spark does the 2020s remake Grin

mathanxiety · 02/04/2022 00:46

It's a great name, and Roly is a good diminutive.

Most of the people he meets will never have heard of Grange Hill or Roland Rat.

AlwaysLatte · 02/04/2022 00:47

🐀
BUT I'm old enough to remember that. No children are going to know about that show.

Eloise666 · 02/04/2022 00:50

@AlwaysLatte

🐀
BUT I'm old enough to remember that. No children are going to know about that show.

Their parents likely will though.
sarah13xx · 02/04/2022 00:53

This is seriously cute but maybe more in like a dog name way. I do love an R name though! I think it’s the best letter. What about something similar but not quite Roland?

Roman
Rowan
Rafe
Ralph
Ruaridh (nickname Ru)

sarah13xx · 02/04/2022 00:55

The fact people are on board with it is swaying me, maybe it could be cute in a child name way too. I say go for it, better to be bold than be the same as everyone else. He could probably get a few different nicknames out of it later in life

AuntTwacky · 02/04/2022 01:28

Nooooo

AuntTwacky · 02/04/2022 01:28

Eastenders baby

AgingBadly · 02/04/2022 06:07

Yep - Roland Rat for sure!

Lovebroccoli · 02/04/2022 06:17

I don't like it, it sounds too old fashioned.

Lulu1919 · 02/04/2022 06:24

Grange Hill

SpringHasSprungYay · 02/04/2022 06:33

Makes me think of RoLAND in Grange Hill. And Rat.

SpringHasSprungYay · 02/04/2022 06:36

Raphael
Reuben
Rory
Rocky
Rocco
River
Remi

All better imo

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