Where did your screen name come from?

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  1. SKORPI0

    SKORPI0 Lifer

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    From the internet, duh!!! :rolleyes:
     
  2. Ketchup

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    lol
     
  3. mcurphy

    mcurphy Diamond Member

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    A combination of my last name and my wife's maiden name. Before we were married, we chose this username for our first ISP account, and I've kept it ever since.
     
  4. GrumpyMan

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  5. bigrash

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    Nick name in high school. Rash is short for my real name.
     
  6. djnsmith7

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    When I established my internet presence, I wanted to remain anonymous, but I wanted my nick to consist of things that made sense to me, but nobody else.

    dj'n - used to dj back in high school
    smith - anonymity
    7 - always been my favorite number
     
  7. amdhunter

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    Rasheed?
     
  8. crab

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    My last name is Crabtree...kinda a nick-name.
     
  9. SunnyD

    SunnyD Belgian Waffler

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    It's not what you think.
     
  10. Aikouka

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    Back in my young, impressionable IRC days, I noticed that one of the usual people that I conversed with had changed his name to something cool and Japanese-y! I asked him about it, and he said he could get me a Japanese name too. I was amazed, because everyone knew that something Japanese was cool as they make all the video games -- duh! Of course, I had no idea that all he did was use Jim Breen's. :p Anyway, he asked me what I wanted for a name, and being the (definitely not) suave teen, I said, "The Lover!" 'cause everyone knows that's what I was (not) with the ladies.

    I found out a few years later that a better translation for aikouka is actually the fanatic. So instead of being "The Lover," it's more like "The Stalker." :oops:
     
  11. Perknose

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  12. T_Yamamoto

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    Lol. Most hilarious one so far



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    Rashad?
     
  13. alkemyst

    alkemyst No Lifer

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    Chemistry has been a thing of mine since my young days. My original handle was Cyborg back in the 80's. Switched to Alkemyst prior to the end of that decade.
     
  14. CurseTheSky

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    It's an Iced Earth song.
     
  15. RelaxTheMind

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    self given nickname because i have insomnia. contrary to popular belief it is not drug related
     
  16. Mixolydian

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    See second link in my sig. I'm a piano player.
     
  17. Rubycon

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  18. bigrash

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    Rashid
     
  19. Svnla

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    My nick is about something I care deeply about.
     
  20. JulesMaximus

    JulesMaximus No Lifer

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    You Mom screamed it out in ecstasy while I was plowing her. :wub:
     
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    Character from one of my favorite novels.
     
  23. sixone

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    <--- height
     
  25. Leros

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    I needed a username for some website and wanted something original sounding. I went to Wikipedia and hit "random article" a few times. Eventually I got an article on Leros, an island in Greece. Means absolutely nothing to me, I just thought it was a neat name.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leros