I'm a revolver guy myself,,,
I'm also a revolver guy,,,
And I often muse in forums as well.
I have a few Colts but have always had a personal preference for S&W's.
My absolute hands down favorite being,,,
Stella, my venerable Model 15 Combat Masterpiece,,,
That's Stella on the right with her kid sister Didi (Model 18) on the left.
I also like to assemble sets of guns.
Here is one set I call the Harem.
Top left is Jezebel, my 6" N-frame S&W 629 in .44 magnum.
Top right is Brighid, My 6" L-frame S&W 686 in .357 Magnum.
Bottom left is Morgana, my 4" K-frame model 67 in .38 Special.
Last but not least is the Lady Lilith, my 4" J-frame Model 63 in .22 LR.
A also like .22/centerfire pairs.
On the right is Velma, my S&W Model 36 in .38 Special,,,
On the left is Velda, my S&W Model 34 in .22 LR.
My last revolver pair is this one.
On the left is Raquel, my 4" Colt Trooper MK III in .357 Magnum,,,
On the right is Rowena, my 6" Colt Trooper MK III in .22 LR.
I have 4 more pairs in semi-auto but this is a revolver thread,,,
I'll not pollute this pristine atmosphere with those pairs.
I do enjoy collecting these sets of guns,,,
But I shoot them all as well,,,
No safe queens for me.
It's kind of like what my Grandmother did,,,
She had so many grandkids,,,
She kept a list of names and birthdays on her fridge.
In my case I do keep a list of the names,,,
But for a different reason.
I have no children to leave my guns to,,,
And my few remaining relatives are not gun people,,,
So I have a list of my guns cross referenced to which of my friends gets them.
I've written a short letter to my friends,,,
In which I introduce them to the gun(s) by name,,,
If the gun has any history I state it and why they are getting it.
Like my Colt Frontier Scout is named Lucille,,,
I have chosen to give Lucille to my dear friend Jane,,,
In the letter I explain how it was my Mothers gun and how she got it,,,
My father won it in a poker game by bluffing a pair against his opponents 3 of a kind,,,
He gave the gun to Mom to keep in her nightstand and she named it Lucille after our "fictional upstairs maid".
All in all it's simply using the names in conversation,,,
I chat in several forums and with friends,,,
It's as natural as using my own name.
I have two pistols that are named after the Roman goddesses of Justice & Truth,,,
They are a matching pair of Stainless Ruger Mk III slab-side pistols,,,
I have them encased in a box like dueling pistols,,,
Their names are Equitas and Veritas,,,
My lawyer gets these guns.
What can I say,,,