[WIP]Compiling a list of nicknames for various ships

Compiling a List of Nicknames for the Various Elite Ships
Do You have any insightful / descriptive / humorous names for any of the Elite Ships?

Ceekay gave me this idea to add Nicknames into the One Glance Ship Reference

Original thread was locked so I thought I'd start a new thread and see what we can pull together.


SRV
- Buggy
- Car
- Pram

Imperial Fighter

Federal Condor

Alliance Taipan


Sidewinder
- Sidey
- The starter ship
- Freewinder
- Startwinder
- Crapwinder
- Snidewinder
- Suicidewinder

Eagle
- Freagle (the free one)
- Steagle (As in STock Eagle, as used for PvP bouts).
- Bird of Prey
- Eddie

Hauler
- Taxi
- Doorstop

Adder
- Stingray
- Mathematician (a bit of a stretch, this one. LOL)

Imperial Eagle
- iEagle

Viper
- Vpr
- Sniper
- Fer-de-lace wannabe
- Baby Ferdy

Cobra Mk III
- CM3, CMKIII
- CMDR Jameson

Viper Mk IV
- V4, VMK4, VMKIV
- Heavy Viper

Diamondback Scout
- DBS
- Grasshopper

Cobra Mk IV
- CMKIV, CMK4, CM4
- Cobra Mk Poor
- The Controversial One
- The Exclusive One
- Baby Sloth

Type-6 Transporter
- T6
- Type-6
- Brick
- Shoebox
- Baby Type 9

Dolphin
- Skippy
- Flipper

Diamondback Explorer
- DBX
- Locust

Imperial Courier
- Courier
- iCourier

Keelback
- KB
- Type-6+
- Keelbrick
- Flappy
- SLF Wrapper

Asp Scout
- AspS
- Jack of No Trades
- The Good for Nuthin'
- Crap
- Useless
- Pointless
. . . you get the idea.

Vulture
- The Glass Cannon
- The Paper Canopy
- Cinderella

Asp Explorer
- Asp
- Explorer
- AspX
- Jumpy

Federal Dropship
- FDS
- Dropship
- Federal Drift Ship
- Federal Drop S*t
- Federal Drop Kick

Type-7 Transporter
- T7
- Type-7
- The Box
- Breezeblock
- The Coffin
- The Flying Coffin
- Deathbox
- Deathtrap
- Space Calf

Alliance Chieftain
- Chiefy, Chiefie
- The Chief
- The Chieftang

Federal Assault Ship
- FAS
- Assault Ship
- Federal Salt Ship

Imperial Clipper
- Clipper
- iClipper
- Imperial Slipper

Alliance Challenger

Federal Gunship
- FGS
- Gunship
- Gunboat
- Federal Fun Ship
- Federal S**t Brick
- Dakka Dakka

Krait MK II
- Kr8
- Krython

Orca
- Willie
- Baby Whale
- Killer Whale

Fer-de-Lance
- FDL
- Ferdie, Ferdy
- Fer-de-Win
- Murderlance
- Unfair-de-lance
- Hurt-de-lance
- For-da-Chance
- Fer-de-Pants

Python
- The Most Versatile Ship in the Game
- The Jack of all trades, master of most
- Miniconda

Type-9 Heavy
- T9
- Type-9
- The Space Cow
- The Pig
- The Sloth

Beluga Liner
- Beluga
- The Liner
- Wedding Barge
- The Whale
- The Vibe
- Flying Todger
- Toaster Jammer

Type-10 Defender
- T10
- TX
- The Space Bull
- The Battle Bull
- Bughunter
- Iron Pig
- The Hulk
- The Tank

Anaconda
- Annie
- 'Conda
- Braben's Baby
- Mary Sue

Federal Corvette
- Corvette
- Corvy
- 'Vette
- Federal Courgette
- Star Destroyer
- Grindvette
- Farragut Wannabe
- Baby Farragut

Imperial Cutter
- Cutter
- iCutter
- Imperial Drifter
- The Imperial Grind-Sink
- The Impractical Clutter


--- Other Names I've come across.

The Big 3
The Three Cs
- Names for the 'Connie, Corvette, Cutter

The Big 4
- Anaconda, Corvette, Cutter, Type 10.

The Big 5
- Anaconda, Beluga, Corvette, Cutter and Type 10
or
- Anaconda, Corvette, Cutter, Type 9 and Type 10

The Big 6
- Anaconda, Beluga, Corvette, Cutter, Type 9 and Type 10

The F*S
- Federal * Ships.... FDS, FAS, FGS

The Fish
- Dolphin, Orca, Beluga

The Insects
- Thargoid ships

The Type-X Type-* TX
- Type 6, Type 7, Type 9 (and Type 10 or even Keelback).

* I took the name references out because it's likely someone else actually coined the phrase.
 
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Looking for nicknames for the three SLFs and the two new ships, the Krait and the Challenger.

-- Added Krython for Krait.
 
Federal Condor:
-Wheel Chock
-Doorstop

Alliance Taipan:
-Rocket-propelled switchblade

SRV:
-Space Prius
-3302 Volkswagen Beetle

Krait:
-Gun-toting pizza slice
 
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