I always play as a boy. My usual OT nowadays is Wolfen. In other games, I have called myself Eirik (after my significant other), and Janos.
I'm also always an Ace Trainer or Pokemon Breeder, and I always put my nature down as Quirky. xD
Holy crap, you found a lightly-used Gold version for $2.00?! And you're sure it's legit?! Wow. I haven't seen any Pokemon games sell for so little where I live!
If I were you, I'd play it a bit, but like Whitey said above me there, you don't know how much juice the batteries have exactly. I'd...