What's My Name?
|What's My Name?|
|Start date||9 May 2011|
|End date||20 May 2011|
|Prize||Named boss for Deadliest Catch|
|Description||Suggest names for a new in-game sea creature|
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What's My Name? was a competition on the RuneScape Forums to name what became Thalassus. The best selections were chosen and the names, on 20 May 2011, were put in a Guaranteed Content Poll. The option that received the most votes appeared in-game. Another name candidate, Crackjaw, was referenced in Deadliest Catch as a fantastical creature Linza and the other Signature Heroes had been duped into hunting in the wilderness.
|“||Since man first grabbed a fishing rod and eagerly headed out to sea there have been tales of monsters from the depths. Creatures of gargantuan proportions as terrifying as they are a miracle of nature. Looking down into the deep dark water is enough for the bravest of fishermen to worry about what lurks below, watching and waiting for its next meal. Among the fishermen of RuneScape, one particular myth is so famous the name of the creature is synonymous with the fear of being out at sea alone. This creature has a veracious temperament towards humans, and it’s size makes it incredibly deadly. It’s been alive for thousands of years, digesting everything it comes across with no natural predators to fear. For those unlucky fisherman to be eaten, assuming they’re not sliced to pieces by its strong, sharp teeth all that awaits are several weeks of agonising pain as they are digested alive. What is this creature called you ask? It’s known simply as the...