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I have a manga story. It's named "Blackbird" right now; but it's too common a name, and it doesn't really revolve around the character Blackbird. Should I... 

57%
89 deviants said Keep its name as "Blackbird".
43%
67 deviants said Name it something else.

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Densuo Featured By Owner May 7, 2005  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hmmm it is yours so its up to you, but I'll still offer a reccomendation...

Why not just ask a couple friends? Give your friends an overview of the story, what you plan to do with it, and brainstorm a bit. Ya'll might come out with something intresting and unique, or you could just name it something crazy, like The anime Bleach for example. Hope that helps
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Nikker Featured By Owner May 6, 2005  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Keep it as blackbird, don't worry about it being too common. I personally think the fact that it's not revolving around the character Blackbird much makes it a better title. It bothers me when something is named after the main character or something, or like when a song's name is the chorus of the song. I like it better when it's something that's only mentioned even once or something, it somehow makes it more special that it's named that.. in my mind, at least. I am a little strange though, so you never know.
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kasti Featured By Owner May 6, 2005
Thanks especially for giving the explanation on the story. But I voted for keeping it Blackbird. People use "Raven" too much on their stories and yours seem more intriging. So especially if it's a common theme of the story, you should keep it as is. *nods*
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ChibiTokyoKitten Featured By Owner May 6, 2005
I like the name Blackbird XD I think you should keep it:heart:
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jesmoth Featured By Owner May 5, 2005
If the name Blackbird symbolises your story well, then it doesn´t matter that there is no character named Blackbird. Just... pick a name that reflects your story.
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JL89 Featured By Owner May 5, 2005
blackbird is nice...if the story is all about the blackbird..then use it ... ^.^''
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yomoko Featured By Owner May 5, 2005
its ok ... for me =3
as the story is good the name doesnt rly matter
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pinkspider43 Featured By Owner May 5, 2005
Change it? but... it works so well!

Maybe if you find a better name, but you better not be giving it a worse name for the sake of originality >.<
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mumpo Featured By Owner May 5, 2005  Hobbyist General Artist
Since I haven't read the story, I can't make an executive decision on the name. What I know is you should keep it simple but not too cliché, because that's always the best way to go. Blackbird is nice too, though ^_^
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gothmylittlepony Featured By Owner May 5, 2005
Lets make it sound different!! XD But I like Blackbird... Seriously.?

"Ebony Avian" Hahahaa, that was lame... Im going to be now... -collapses-
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Daiichi Featured By Owner May 5, 2005  Hobbyist Writer
If you feel like it's too common then you should name it something else..Or if you want to have something like that..You could try Shadow Wings, or Feathers of the Dark..Keep it kind of enigmatic you know?
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feralstrangeoid1 Featured By Owner May 5, 2005
it's not really a common name but if you find a name you like better and you think suits it more then change it, it's your choice in the end.
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eduardofrench Featured By Owner May 5, 2005   Photographer
Remember that a good name for a history has to be tied down to the trama so change it :D... and besides blackbird is a very common name for these things
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wagontamer Featured By Owner May 5, 2005
Name it SR71! A kickass synonym for Blackbird!

Just kidding. Blackbird sounds great. go with that.
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antares520 Featured By Owner May 5, 2005
I like the name Blackbird, but if you feel it doesn't portray the story well enough, then change it. But Blackbird is cool :)
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KojiroTomoyoda Featured By Owner May 5, 2005
i think it would be a good idea to keep the original name. however, considering it is a main charicter it would be a good idea to add a different element to the title. Ex: flight of the Blackbird, Blackbird moon, etc etc etc. dont use any of my ideas, their lame >>; :D ; its up to you, let your mind guide you.
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paah Featured By Owner May 5, 2005
its not every day i hear the word blackbird...... i think you should keep it, but maybe if you told me what it was about i could help you think of another name! but i think blackbird is cool...XD
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silquen Featured By Owner May 5, 2005
Well... if you like it, then keep it ^^ I don't think it sounds too common... it sounds nice x3
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blackkitty45 Featured By Owner May 5, 2005  Hobbyist General Artist
its a common name, true... but if it follows yuor story then use it... but maybe add something 2 it??
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nuclearcarrots Featured By Owner May 5, 2005
if you're unsatisfied, then rename it. C;
if it matters anyway, it sounds alright to me, not too uncommon. la~
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DazeWolf Featured By Owner May 5, 2005
Keep it for sure! ^^ It's one 'a those words that seems like it would be common, but I don't think it really is. Like the name Monica. I don't know many Monicas, but it sure does sound common. O.o

And besides that, it's more awesomer to have a name that doesn't have anything to do with it! ^^
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HopelessTouch Featured By Owner May 5, 2005   Filmographer
Keep its name as "Blackbird".
that name pwns j00 D: you should keep it ^__^ and I dont think its a common name :o
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