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Old July 3rd, 2008   Justin is offline   #1
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Default Sinestro's surname

We know that the people of Korugar did have surnames (just look at Katma Tui), but Sinestro has never been given one (at least not to my knowledge). Maybe if we knew his sister, the Witch Queen's, real name. Of course, maybe they're just orphans, with no other family.
 
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Old July 3rd, 2008   oddballuk is offline   #2
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His full name is Sinestro Hugmeister.
You can understand why he doesn't speak of his surname.

 
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Old July 3rd, 2008   Bizarro #98 is offline   #3
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I never considered that Korugarians might have surnames. I always thought some just had two-word given names, like how some people on Earth are named "Elly May" or "Billy Bob".

There are some accounts of Sinestro having a father who's a lowlife drug dealer. Maybe that's why Sinestro loves law and order so much. It's only natural for kids to rebel.
 
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His full name is Sinestro Hugmeister.
You can understand why he doesn't speak of his surname.

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his middle name is cutepuppybutterflyrainbows too, which is why he is so evil
 
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Old July 3rd, 2008   married guy is offline   #5
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His surname is Bush.

He HAS to be evil!
 
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I thought it was Sinestro Hitler, I mean he has the look lol.
 
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Old July 3rd, 2008   Justin is offline   #7
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I never considered that Korugarians might have surnames.
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I tend to think outside the box at times. Or would this be INside the box?

There are some accounts of Sinestro having a father who's a lowlife drug dealer. Maybe that's why Sinestro loves law and order so much. It's only natural for kids to rebel.
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Makes sense. In fact, maybe that's why Sinestro wouldn't use his last name.

Come to think of it, does his sister even HAVE a real-name? Wasn't she always just "the Witch-Queen"? Hopefully, if she does have one, it's not something campy like Sinestria.
 
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Makes sense. In fact, maybe that's why Sinestro wouldn't use his last name.
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Yeah, that does make sense. He's probably ashamed of his pusher pappy.

It would be cool to get a Sinestro: Secret Origin mini-series. It could detail his early family life, his training under Abin Sur, the conquest of Korugar, his first meeting with the Weaponers, etc.
 
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Yeah, that does make sense. He's probably ashamed of his pusher pappy.

It would be cool to get a Sinestro: Secret Origin mini-series. It could detail his early family life, his training under Abin Sur, the conquest of Korugar, his first meeting with the Weaponers, etc.
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I'd read it, I would actually really like to see it there is a lot of depth to Sinestro, that I'd like to see.
 
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There are some accounts of Sinestro having a father who's a lowlife drug dealer. Maybe that's why Sinestro loves law and order so much. It's only natural for kids to rebel.
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Point of order: Sinestro's father was operating strictly within the law, running his Null Ray Emporium And Bong Shop outside city limits. It may be that Sinestro didn't respect what his father did for a living, but the father's shortcomings didn't include flouting the law.

I'm still holding out for "Sinestro" being a nickname or epithet; it could be that "sinestro" means "totally awesome order dude" in Korugarian, or it could be that "sinestro" is a loose translation of something like "left-handed" or "elite". ("Aristo", like in "aristocrat", is Greek for "left-handed", and is generally a positive. But in Latin, the term for "left-handed" is "sinister", with no shortage of negative connotations.)
 
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Point of order: Sinestro's father was operating strictly within the law, running his Null Ray Emporium And Bong Shop outside city limits. It may be that Sinestro didn't respect what his father did for a living, but the father's shortcomings didn't include flouting the law.

I'm still holding out for "Sinestro" being a nickname or epithet; it could be that "sinestro" means "totally awesome order dude" in Korugarian, or it could be that "sinestro" is a loose translation of something like "left-handed" or "elite". ("Aristo", like in "aristocrat", is Greek for "left-handed", and is generally a positive. But in Latin, the term for "left-handed" is "sinister", with no shortage of negative connotations.)
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Sinestro's anti-matter Earth counterpart is definatly named Aristo.
 
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According to this origin ---> His name has been long forgotten. As an anthropologist, however, he simply is satisfied with calling himself Sinestro. interestingly, it is Ganthet that gives Sinestro the ring, much like he did to Kyle years later.
 
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So Sinestro isn't his real name, I really hope these things are gone over maybe in Secret Origin, or mentioned.
 
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his real name is Tom Riddle which is an anagram for Sinestro. ... On Korugar.
 
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his middle name is cutepuppybutterflyrainbows too, which is why he is so evil
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Old July 4th, 2008   Limelantern is offline   #16
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I don't know. I like to think Sinestro is more of a title or given name. At first to protect his secret identity because of family and friends. And later to protect them from reprisal of the the planet.
Or maybe his name is really Sennis'Thro and the dumb earthmen are just saying Sinester-O because
A) They don't know any better or
B) He's a bad guy, he's sinister

Oh and has anyone noticed Sinestro is the only Korugarian with an abnormally large head? Maybe that's why he's bad, too many people picked on him in school growing up.
 
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