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#5182 - 08/30/02 04:40 PM Care To Explain Your User Name?
FordPrefect Offline
connoisseur

Registered: 07/05/02
Posts: 1334
Loc: Ancaster, Ontario
I know for some of you it's easy, it's your name.

But there are a lot of others that have an interesting ring to them and I was just wondering if you would share the "why" behind it.

Alomost everyone who guesses mine gets it wrong.

It's not from the Douglas Adams character found in the "Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy" series. Instead it's the name of my first car a 1950 Ford Prefect.

I bought it for $200 when I was 16 and didn't even have a license. Didn't have my parents permission either.

It was delivered on a rainy Saturday morning. Quite symbolic considering it is a British car.

I was sitting at the breakfast table enjoying a "Leave it to Beaver - Norman Rockwell" moment with my parents when the tow truck from the garage came around the corner with my new purchase attached at the back.

I had bought it on a Monday, in a fit of temporary insanity I might add, and I think that I was hoping that it was all a dream and that I had simply 'lost' my two hundred dollars.

Well reality came along and the "Leave it to Beaver' moment was quickly replaced by one that more resembled "The Simpsons"

Decades later I was forgiven ,but the memories of that first car are still with me. It was a natural to use that name when I first joined a motorsports forum and its been following me around the 'net ever since.

so what's your story?

cheers

Ford


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#5183 - 08/30/02 06:56 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
CAV104 Offline
veteran

Registered: 04/03/02
Posts: 118
Loc: Lake Worth, FL
Hey FordPrefect,

How is it going? I did have a good time while I was in and some very interesting moments. I have used CAV104 in the past, it comes from my time spent with the 104th Cavalry Division and NO we did not use horses. I was attached to Headquarters as a radio tech and videographer. The unit was Mobile Armor with an Air Cav unit attached to it.I spent time with both Headquartes and the Air Cav.

There is nothing better than securing your life line to a hard point in a chopper, standing on the struts at a 20 degree rake, then videotape the ground action...WATTA RUSH

Gotta go,

CAV104

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#5184 - 08/30/02 07:55 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
polara Offline
old hand

Registered: 05/19/02
Posts: 64
mine is for the 1962 polara 500 i got when i was 18
still got it 18 years latter, ugliest car ever made-its sooo kool

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#5185 - 08/30/02 09:10 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
chesseroo Offline
connoisseur

Registered: 05/13/02
Posts: 4800
Loc: western canada
Nifty topic.
Unfortunately my user name is not as full of sentimental memories per se.
It's a takeoff from my dog's name and in an odd sense ryhmes with Polkaroo, that lovable kids character from daytime programming.
Ah more memories of the extreme youth years...
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#5186 - 08/30/02 10:34 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
lando622 Offline
old hand

Registered: 02/16/02
Posts: 82
Loc: Florida, USA
Mine is a combination of a nickname (lando) and the hull number (622) of the first U.S. Coast Guard ship I served in, the USCGC COURAGEOUS out of Panama City Beach, FL.

lando
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#5187 - 08/30/02 10:36 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
ravi_singh Offline
connoisseur

Registered: 03/14/02
Posts: 1351
Loc: Montreal
everyone here was either a car lover or a military person?!?!

my nick is simple, it's my name!!!

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#5188 - 08/30/02 11:38 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
SurinderDhoti Offline
hobbyist

Registered: 08/06/01
Posts: 20
Surrender Dorothy.
It makes me giggle. End of story

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#5189 - 08/31/02 08:12 AM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
b_man Offline
old hand

Registered: 01/25/02
Posts: 64
Loc: Illinois, USA
Pretty boring story here as well. B_man is just a takeoff on my last name, Buras. No one can ever pronounce it, so I just became B-man.

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#5190 - 08/31/02 10:56 AM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
jbzngowest Offline
devotee

Registered: 07/13/02
Posts: 388
Loc: Mid-south U.S.
Ummmm...The first letter of my name, wife's, and 2 boys along with the direction of life's perfect destination (IMO, which is based on my 2 years in Summit County, Colorado). Goofy...yes...but very meaningful and wishful.

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#5191 - 08/31/02 09:05 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
formula1freak Offline
frequent flier

Registered: 08/18/02
Posts: 12
thats easy i LOVE formula 1!! i have went to the last 2 usgp in
indianapolis and are going again this year.

scott

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#5192 - 09/02/02 05:26 AM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
Randyman Offline
veteran

Registered: 03/29/02
Posts: 184
Loc: Honolulu, Hawaii
hmm...

Nothing special about my name for me. It's just sort of a nick that I picked up at work. And strangely enough, I have picked it up at more than one job! Can't quite explain it.

btw, my real name is Randey. (I have some friends named Randy that call me "Big E" because of it) I am the only one I have ever seen with that spelling, (thanks Mom!) but I didn't use it here, cause generally everybody gets it wrong anyway.

I am also known at work as "Mr Wizard" (but that's another story) - but it didn't seem appropriate to use here.

Randyman

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#5193 - 09/02/02 11:47 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
KurtisJ Offline
buff

Registered: 04/06/02
Posts: 46
Loc: Central Washington
It's these types of threads which make me want to re-register...just for a cool name. Unfortunately, I started my days on HomeTheaterSpot. I believe they wanted true names...so I went with the rules. Now I am plain old KurtisJ.

Maybe I will change to Photoguy (the kids I take pictures of for work call that) or (Jimmy (Olsen) as one of the assistant principals calls me now.) Of course Spidey or Peter Parker would suit me just fine!

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#5194 - 09/07/02 06:19 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
BBIBH Offline
connoisseur

Registered: 01/10/02
Posts: 1032
Loc: Canada
My user name is kinda' a salute to my son...but I messed up on the reference, and just continued to use it. So here goes the explanation:
There is a Kids show called Bear in Big Blue House. But I started using Big Bear in Blue House....BBIBH, and it stuck!
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#5195 - 09/07/02 06:23 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
jbzngowest Offline
devotee

Registered: 07/13/02
Posts: 388
Loc: Mid-south U.S.
If I saluted my son with his favorite (in CA it's favourite?...right Marc?) show in my screen name, it would change every other day!!!!!!

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#5196 - 09/07/02 08:47 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
BBIBH Offline
connoisseur

Registered: 01/10/02
Posts: 1032
Loc: Canada
Yes, your spelling is correct for us Canadians.

My guy has since moved on, an on, and on in his favourites as well.....I just decided it was good enuff!
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#5197 - 09/09/02 07:51 AM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
FordPrefect Offline
connoisseur

Registered: 07/05/02
Posts: 1334
Loc: Ancaster, Ontario
BBIBH ..thanks for clearing your name up, it was a real puzzler.

polara, as a car guy I appreciate the special looks the cars from the 60's had. Yours has the headlights in the fenders and the grill doesn't it? I love the look, don't tell me there is a 413 under the hood .


At least they didn't all have the same look as todays cars.
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#5198 - 09/09/02 03:02 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
polara Offline
old hand

Registered: 05/19/02
Posts: 64
484 stroker with 70 nascar proto type heads

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#5199 - 09/12/02 08:33 AM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
SECfootballFAN Offline
hobbyist

Registered: 05/11/02
Posts: 25
SEC (South Eastern Conference)
football (America's favorite sport)
FAN (I like to attend and watch on TV)

Good thread and some great Usernames defined....

ROLL TIDE!!!!

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#5200 - 06/04/03 06:55 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
spiffnme Offline
axiomite

Registered: 04/01/03
Posts: 5214
Loc: Los Angeles
Found this old post, and thought I'd bring it back from the dead.

spiffnme = spiff (my bf's nickname) & me

It was one of my first email addresses, and I've just used it for nearly everything ever since. It's easy to remember!
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#5201 - 06/05/03 01:28 AM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
aquashankar Offline
old hand

Registered: 03/05/03
Posts: 83
Loc: Hyderabad, India
Mine's easy to guess. I'm an aquarian and my name's Shankar. Also, I know that I'll get this ID wherever I register!

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#5202 - 06/05/03 08:10 AM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
Saturn Offline
connoisseur

Registered: 10/21/02
Posts: 1041
Loc: Toronto Ontario Canuck
Saturn is not just my nick. Its my real birth name.




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#5203 - 06/05/03 09:17 AM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
twodan19 Offline
aficionado

Registered: 12/20/02
Posts: 624
Loc: Pembroke, Massachusetts
couldn't get user name Dan II or Dan Jr, so went with twodan. sometimes i add a number after the twodan so i can tell who sold my name on a user list.
how about adding gender as a question too for those obscure names?
dan

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#5204 - 06/05/03 10:01 AM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
chesseroo Offline
connoisseur

Registered: 05/13/02
Posts: 4800
Loc: western canada
In reply to:

how about adding gender as a question too for those obscure names?



So is it (Dan)iel or (Dan)ielle?

(jus kidding)


There's also Pat, Sam, Jordan, Jessy, (Chris)topher/(Chris)tine...
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#5205 - 06/05/03 10:44 AM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
twodan19 Offline
aficionado

Registered: 12/20/02
Posts: 624
Loc: Pembroke, Massachusetts
it's Dante, wrong on both guesses!
dan

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#5206 - 06/05/03 04:53 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
Semi_On Offline
aficionado

Registered: 09/18/02
Posts: 737
Loc: Scottsdale, Arizona
www.onsemi.com only backwards.

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#5207 - 06/05/03 06:30 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
nowave Offline
old hand

Registered: 09/14/02
Posts: 97
Loc: USA
My name is from a late 70's / early 80's music style that was a reaction to Punk and New Wave... "deconstructionalist" might the 50 cent word to use here....

Probably the most famous to emerge from this short lived movement is Sonic Youth.

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#5208 - 06/05/03 08:26 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
BigWill Offline
connoisseur

Registered: 05/01/03
Posts: 1951
Loc: Corona, Calif. USA!!!
Big - as in 6'5" (that's like 2 meters - if you Canadians happen to use that system).

Will - last name.

It's also how they addressed me in jail.

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#5209 - 06/05/03 08:27 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
BigWill Offline
connoisseur

Registered: 05/01/03
Posts: 1951
Loc: Corona, Calif. USA!!!
I worked there.

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#5210 - 06/06/03 03:46 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
sushi Offline
connoisseur

Registered: 02/09/03
Posts: 1490
Loc: Dallas, TX
Nice digging up an interesting old thread, spiffnme.

As soon as I moved to the US from Japan 12 years ago, I found that it could be a challenge for many Americans to read and correctly pronounce my real first name Masashi (MAH-sah-she). So, here is a Japanese word that everybody knows and also kind of rhymes with my name... Of course, I love sushi, too!

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#5211 - 06/07/03 11:12 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
burn133 Offline
newbie

Registered: 02/26/03
Posts: 2
Great topic lots of intresting stories. Last name is Burnam, and 133 is the National Guard unit I was in A CO 133 Signal Bn. But I became tired of playing a soildier one weekend a month and went Active Duty. Now I get to play soilder every day! HOOHA!!

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#5212 - 06/09/03 05:41 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
sidvicious02 Offline
aficionado

Registered: 05/09/03
Posts: 973
Loc: Brandon, Manitoba
mines pretty easy, Sid Vicious was the guitarist for the old punk band, the Sex Pistols (also of Sid & Nancy fame). I guess I'm a pretty big punk music fan, especially the old stuff like the Pistols, the Clash, the MC5.....
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#5213 - 09/19/03 08:00 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
spiffnme Offline
axiomite

Registered: 04/01/03
Posts: 5214
Loc: Los Angeles
Since there have been a TON of newbies over the past couple months, I thought I drag this tired old thread out again.
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#5214 - 09/19/03 08:31 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
tomtuttle Offline
axiomite

Registered: 06/20/03
Posts: 8271
Loc: Tacoma
The movie "Volunteers" has a few classic moments. Throughout, John Candy plays an innocent oaf, who perpetually introduces himself fully as "Tom Tuttle from Tacoma, Washington". My real last name is not Tuttle, and I'm nowhere near as big as Candy, but the rest works. I like the part where he teaches the native Thai people to sing the Washington State fight song.
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#5215 - 09/19/03 09:12 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
ZeN Offline
veteran

Registered: 07/09/03
Posts: 125
Loc: San Diego, CA
Interesting!

Ive had the name ZeN for years now - got in while being accused of cheating in Quake (I wasnt cheating, I'm just really good at games ) - one thing led to another and it stuck. ZeNergy I use when ZeN is taken... (cause its cool)

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#5216 - 09/19/03 09:39 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
twopecker Offline
local

Registered: 07/20/03
Posts: 290
Loc: Nebraska
My name is how my last name is ALWAYS mispronounced. My last name is Tuepker, which is pronounced Tip-ker (yeah, go figure). I have been called "twopecker" my whole life. Before me, my father was. My mom said that when her and my father were dating, my grandmother used to call my dad "little jimmy twopecker".

Just a nickname I cant do anything about, so I might as well accept it!

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#5217 - 09/20/03 12:40 AM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
ZeN Offline
veteran

Registered: 07/09/03
Posts: 125
Loc: San Diego, CA
LOL - now that is the best reason EVER! And here I had you pegged for a crude male j/k!

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#5218 - 09/20/03 01:10 AM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
sushi Offline
connoisseur

Registered: 02/09/03
Posts: 1490
Loc: Dallas, TX
Each is very interesting...

Where did the last name Tuepker originate?

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#5219 - 09/20/03 01:23 AM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
spiffnme Offline
axiomite

Registered: 04/01/03
Posts: 5214
Loc: Los Angeles
Yeah...I love this thread. You get to learn a little bit about everybody.
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#5220 - 09/20/03 03:32 AM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
pmbuko Offline
shareholder in the making

Registered: 04/02/03
Posts: 16267
Loc: Leesburg, Virginia
Now I feel boooring since my handle is just made from parts of my name.
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#5221 - 09/20/03 03:34 AM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
Ken.C Offline
shareholder in the making

Registered: 05/03/03
Posts: 17751
Loc: NoVA
Hey, yours is more interesting than mine. Mine's just first initial, last name, just like I picked up in college when I first signed up for an email addy.
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#5222 - 09/20/03 08:22 AM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
AdamP88 Offline
aficionado

Registered: 08/12/03
Posts: 639
Loc: Omaha, NE
First name...and the last part has something to do with the instrument I play.

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#5223 - 09/20/03 09:03 AM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
twopecker Offline
local

Registered: 07/20/03
Posts: 290
Loc: Nebraska
All I really know is that its an OLD german name. My great great grandparents came over from Germany, and somehow decided Nebraska was the best place in the nation. go figure.

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#5224 - 09/20/03 09:33 AM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
littleb Offline
connoisseur

Registered: 08/03/03
Posts: 1235
Loc: Moorhead, Minnesota/US
I'm so sorry to disappoint all of you, but mine is pretty boring. I was born about seven weeks early and it was considered somewhat of a miracle that I survived. When I was eventually brought home from the hospital all the people in the small North Dakota town I lived in called me Little Brucie. When I was seven years old my family moved from that town. For many years we would return to that town annually to visit grandparents. Each year the residents would see how much I had grown since I was no longer little. But, the name became almost legendary in a very small way. So, when I was picking a username it just popped into my head.

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#5225 - 09/20/03 04:49 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
littleb Offline
connoisseur

Registered: 08/03/03
Posts: 1235
Loc: Moorhead, Minnesota/US
Man, did I ever kill that thread. Talk about your schreeching halt. I better change my username in a hurry. I guess I'll have to pick some macho, tough guy sounding name with some sexual innuendo tossed in.

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#5226 - 09/20/03 05:22 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
spiffnme Offline
axiomite

Registered: 04/01/03
Posts: 5214
Loc: Los Angeles
nah...it's the weekend. Traffic slows to a crawl until Monday anyways. I liked your story.
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#5227 - 09/21/03 12:14 AM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
chrono Offline
old hand

Registered: 06/24/03
Posts: 89
Loc: Toronto, ON
my username is the same name that I DJ and produce music under. it originated from the greek mythological creature called Khronos (Chronus in latin) the god of time, who was supposedly the first being in existance.

"KRHONOS was the PROTOGONOS of time who emerged self-formed at the very beginning of time. He was an incorporeal being, serpentine in form with three heads - that of a man, a bull, and a lion. He and his mate, the serpentine Ananke (Inevitability), entwined the world-egg in their coils and split it apart, forming the ordered universe of earth, sea and sky."

the mythological figure "Kronos" is very similar, the god of time as it affects the course of human life. He was the father of zeus and haides, and was later expelled to rule the Elysian fields.

I found this fairly interesing, and it sounded good to me, so I picked it up as my DJ name.

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#5228 - 09/21/03 11:48 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
gthomas Offline
enthusiast

Registered: 07/23/03
Posts: 35
Loc: Mexico, Missouri
Norvin Eugene Thomas at birth, but with a name like Norvin everyone got it wrong so I shortened Eugene to gene and there you go. Pretty exciting huh!
gthomas

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#5229 - 09/22/03 03:20 AM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
pmbuko Offline
shareholder in the making

Registered: 04/02/03
Posts: 16267
Loc: Leesburg, Virginia
Norvin?!
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#5230 - 09/22/03 07:43 AM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
twopecker Offline
local

Registered: 07/20/03
Posts: 290
Loc: Nebraska
In reply to:

Norvin?!




my thoughts exactly!

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#5231 - 09/22/03 08:06 AM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
littleb Offline
connoisseur

Registered: 08/03/03
Posts: 1235
Loc: Moorhead, Minnesota/US
Norvin! You made that up, right. That's not a name that I've ever heard of.

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#5232 - 09/22/03 06:05 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
gthomas Offline
enthusiast

Registered: 07/23/03
Posts: 35
Loc: Mexico, Missouri
It really is norvin. Like a boy named Sue, my real father named me then left when I was 6mos old. Not many of us Norvins around.
gthomas

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#5233 - 09/22/03 06:05 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
JohnK Offline
shareholder in the making

Registered: 05/11/02
Posts: 10372
See, Gene, more exciting than you knew. That'll learn ya about telling the truth on the internet. What if your patients learn of this?
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#5234 - 09/22/03 06:21 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
gthomas Offline
enthusiast

Registered: 07/23/03
Posts: 35
Loc: Mexico, Missouri
Actually JohnK they already know. My "Dad" adopted me when I was 6 and he has been the only father I have ever known. All the more reason not call myself norvin. I am a doctor and I sign my name as N. Eugene Thomas D.O.
gthomas

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#5235 - 09/22/03 06:23 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
gthomas Offline
enthusiast

Registered: 07/23/03
Posts: 35
Loc: Mexico, Missouri
JohnK I am not very observant this evening. You wrote patients and I read parents. I wondered how you thought I could keep it from them! Oh well, it's been a long day.
gthomas

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#5236 - 10/04/03 12:12 AM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
Surfaday Offline
hobbyist

Registered: 09/19/03
Posts: 28
Loc: Honolulu, Hawaii
Cool thread! As a newbie its great to get to know the folks here. I live in Hawaii, I love to surf and try to find a way to surf every day if I can. It reminds me of the vitamins - One-a-Day. Surfing is my daily vitamin.
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#5237 - 10/04/03 01:43 AM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
Saturn Offline
connoisseur

Registered: 10/21/02
Posts: 1041
Loc: Toronto Ontario Canuck
I board...snowboard that is...boarding maybe different than surfin but I know when ride you get that same type of rush!!!

Can't wait till snowfall.
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#5238 - 10/04/03 10:55 AM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
Wid Offline
axiomite

Registered: 06/22/03
Posts: 6720
Loc: The Peoples Republic of Il.
Mine is simply the firt part of my last name Widner.When I was in the Navy (1976 to 1980) the guys there started calling me Wid and it just stuck with me all of these years.
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#5239 - 10/09/03 04:43 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
johnbasham Offline
old hand

Registered: 06/23/03
Posts: 93
Loc: Tulsa
johnbasham....nuff said
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#5240 - 11/03/03 12:56 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
spiffnme Offline
axiomite

Registered: 04/01/03
Posts: 5214
Loc: Los Angeles
bump...
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#5241 - 11/03/03 12:59 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
JimmyTango Offline
veteran

Registered: 10/17/03
Posts: 175
Mine comes from online gaming, like battlefield 1942. I play as JimmyTango because everyone plays as JohnyBravo. Kinda dumb, huh?

I also post at other forums as Joey Zaza, from Godfather 3. It is Joey Zasa in the movie, but I prefer the sound of Zaza, better. He has the best death scene.

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#5242 - 11/03/03 04:31 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
MisoSoup Offline
frequent flier

Registered: 06/17/03
Posts: 15
Loc: Los Angeles, CA
MMM.... Miso Soup. MMM...

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#5243 - 11/03/03 08:48 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
DJ_Stunna Offline
aficionado

Registered: 10/09/03
Posts: 604
Loc: Baltimore. MD. USA (but born a...
I love Miso!!!! Tastes so good!
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#5244 - 11/03/03 11:19 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
willscary Offline
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As far as Norvin...I had a paper route as a kid. I delivered to a guy named Norville. Also had a guy on my route named Arley Davidson, and went to college with a girl named Mandy. From birth she was called Mannie. Her last name was Fuks. NO KIDDING! My name is William (they call me Bill), and my wife's name is Scarlett. Our e-mail address is willscarlett, like the character, but getting that on these boards is pretty hard. It seems that a lot of people like to use it as their identity.
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#5245 - 11/08/03 01:00 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
Haoleb Offline
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Loc: Maine
Haole-b as i pronounce it..

Haole comes from the hawaiian word, Haole which means without breath. Haole is what they called the white man when they first came to hawaii because they were white they looked like they were.. without breath.

Today locals still refer to tourists, white people all together as Haole. Over here its not really a big deal. When someone referes to you as that its not like an insult. Say, two waitresses could be talking one is taking over the table for another, she would say.. oh, i got the table with the haole lady.

the B stands for boy, and brandon because growing up kids that didnt know my name or something would say Hey! haole boy! lol.

I came up with it a few years ago when i first got online and have used it everywhere ever since. its like my second name. Even for my senior photo whith the whole class where we hold up signs... well mine read "typical haole" since thats something everyone likes to say to haoles. I take it with a grain of salt. born and raised here for 18 years i could pass as a true blood hawaiian anyday.. only if i looked the part.
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#5246 - 11/21/03 12:18 AM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
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DJ_Stunna

That is my DJ name. Simple as that.
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#5247 - 11/21/03 12:29 AM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
pmbuko Offline
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You spin?
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#5248 - 11/21/03 12:46 AM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
DJ_Stunna Offline
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Yea, once in a while I'll DJ a party. Not too often though.
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#5249 - 11/22/03 09:05 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
Hawkson101 Offline
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i needed to come up with a cool name for the online game 'monarchy' which later became canon

and i saw someone using the name killson. or something son. So i made Hawkson
anyways this was about 4 years ago and as of yet, i believe i am the only Hawkson, Hawkson1 or Hawkson101 on any forum, or any email address(yahoo, aol, msn etc, IM). So if you see a Hawkson out there its me.
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#5252 - 12/18/03 10:30 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
Saturn Offline
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BUMP.
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#5253 - 12/19/03 11:24 AM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
metier Offline
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Well Metier, was a name of company I worked for, my real first job, and just liked the sound of it. Basically it means, an occupation for which you are especially well suited.
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#5254 - 12/19/03 11:55 AM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
Saturn Offline
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Wanna help our network guys to setup our VoIP. I think they are kinda approaching it the wrong way.
100meg backbone is running like its less than 10 megabit. Since we started BIX-ing it runs like molasses.
Just for fun I tried casting a 256k media streaming service using Media Services on 2000 and alarms were going off on our network monitoring systems when people were trying to hit it and play the video. That was fun. I kinda forgot to notify the Network Mgr. hehehe...

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#5255 - 12/19/03 01:46 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
pmbuko Offline
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Yeah, sounds like you guys need some netowrking experts.

What category rating are the BIX products you're using? They go up to Cat6, which shouldn't cause any problems.

Also, if your VoIP network is going to be used heavily, I'd suggest going gigabit.
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#5256 - 12/19/03 01:51 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
spiffnme Offline
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Talk about a thread hijacking.
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#5257 - 12/19/03 02:27 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
Saturn Offline
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I agree with you 100%. Not sure of the Cat level. I have a feeling it is how the switches and hubs are set and how the cluster servers are configured. I think there are also many collisions. I am not a network expert but there are defitely issues. My outlook mail is also timing out on the mail servers most of the day.
Those Gigabit switches are not cheap...plus moving all the current PC's to a gigabit network card. Helpdesk would not be happy.
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#5258 - 12/19/03 02:35 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
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collisions shouldn't be occurring if everything is running full duplex -- is it? It's best to set each device to full duplex rather than leaving them on auto-detect.

Sorry for the thread-jacking. I just can't sit idly by while someone's network is suffering.
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#5259 - 12/19/03 02:46 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
spiffnme Offline
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OK...I made a place for you.

Land of the Dying Networks

Now back to our regularly scheduled programming...


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#5260 - 12/21/03 01:35 AM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
x94blair3 Offline
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Loc: Grand Rapids, MI
x94blair3 = x94blair3@wmich.edu = email address assigned my freshman year of college at Western Michigan University = great times!

94 was the year I started and apparently I was the 3rd Blair starting that year although I never met the first two.

Everytime I need a reality check on how much the world has changed in 10 years, I remember that when that account was assigned, I used email sparingly...on a terminal that had a keyboard and a black and white monitor.

I'm sure everyone feels this way about their life, but I'm amazed to have been alive during such technological growth.

-Nick
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#5261 - 12/21/03 01:42 AM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
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As an interesting counterpoint, I started in '95 (at UC Berkeley), and we were the first on a new email system where we didn't have to use Pine and terminals. We could use POP/SMTP clients. Oooh... By the end of my time there (5 years), they'd (mostly) phased out the old system. Pretty incredible, how fast things have moved.
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#5262 - 12/21/03 01:49 AM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
x94blair3 Offline
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Loc: Grand Rapids, MI
Not to jack the thread, but I agree. Within the 4 years I was at Western, we went from pine to pop/smtp to my first bought home computer to dialup through school and the quickly growing WWW.

Berkeley in '95? Not to get way off topic, but Adam Duritz haunts that place right? Ever see Counting Crows when they were still local?

Or I could be the only one around here who loves counting crows...
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#5263 - 12/21/03 01:52 AM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
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Nope. I actually never knew that. Of course, I wasn't too aware of the professional music scene when I was in college; just listened to my CDs, mainly.
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#5264 - 12/21/03 10:52 AM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
chesseroo Offline
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Ah yes, i remember Pine.
I started in '91.
Univ. of Waterloo.
Great school for engineering, math and computing.
They also have the largest on campus bar in N. America which holds something like 1200 ppl.
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#5265 - 12/21/03 07:47 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
Saturn Offline
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I remeber that too. Anyone go further back with Archie and Gopher.
Back then I comunicated via IRC when that earthquake hit the bridge in San Fran.
Years before that using dial-up modems hitting BBS using HSLINK to transfer files and chatting at the same time. The only way to go outside your area code was hacking corporate PBX and jumping and jumping PBX to get long distance...back in the good ole days of 9600 and 14.4 baud modems.

Those were the days. Hence I work in the Telecom industry now. We hire lots of co-op Waterloo guys. Smart kids.
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#5266 - 12/23/03 11:25 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
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Ahhh.. the days when you had to use more than one program to get information.

I had the privilege of going to a high school that had a leased line running at 56kpbs (through a local company) to the internet. I remember using Archie and Gopher, but I'll never forget the day the computer teacher got Mosaic running was cool, too. We had a few DECs in the lab, but the rest were Macs.

Of course, previous to that, I had been active on a number of local BBSes.
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#5267 - 12/23/03 11:36 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
Saturn Offline
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What was the biggest BBS in Cali back then...before the FBI sting on all the illegal file boards. Up here it was Untouchables in Toronto and Park Central in NYC. I think the Tubs is still running even today. I used to hit a site in Cali and I just forget what name it was. It was pretty huge. 12 dial lines @ 14.4k back then and up to 24 lines at 56k before they went all down.
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#5268 - 01/22/04 11:55 AM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
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Loc: Brandon, Manitoba
I think this thread deserves a once-a-month revival...

I also noticed you guys were talking about PINE based email, I thought you'd be interested to know that we still use it. Our grain company's archaic computer system uses pine email. We've slowly changed over in the last 2-3 years and use GroupWise email now for almost everything (can use PINE for some communication but why would you want to???).
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#5269 - 01/22/04 05:42 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
Ajax Offline
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Posts: 6248
Loc: Cleveland, Ohio
I've really enjoyed this thread. Thanks for reviving it, Sid. I've wondered about many of the regulars' names. Now I know. Mine's easy. As you can tell from my signature, my first name is Jack. Actually, it's a nickname for my legal name, John. But, I've been called Jack since birth. So, therefore I am "A Jack." Just changed the "ck" to an "x" for fun, and because it made it a common word. I have nothing to do with cleanliness (no wisecracks, now);)
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#5270 - 01/22/04 06:33 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
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Registered: 12/02/03
Posts: 692
Loc: Round Rock, Texas
My user name is a pun of sorts...and a jibe at my sister's Texas accent.

My last name is Furrer (pronounced "fur" to make it easy...too many Fuhrer references over the years from those trying to pronounce it correctly).

Derived from the question upon viewing one of my brothers doing something they shouldn't..."Wonder what Furrer that is?"...

Or the Texas slang answer to a rather dumb question: What fur?

WhatFurrer
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#5271 - 01/23/04 09:48 AM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
austinbirdman Offline
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Registered: 12/05/03
Posts: 185
Loc: The only place to live in Texa...
Mine follows a simple formula:

City of residence + Last name + species.

AustinBirdMan.

PS - Now we need a thread where we try to identify the source of the quotations used as taglines. Anyone know where mine comes from? Should be easy for fans of epic movies.
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#5272 - 01/23/04 10:47 AM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
FordPrefect Offline
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Loc: Ancaster, Ontario
Lawrence of Arabia, I believe.
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#5273 - 01/23/04 11:04 AM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
austinbirdman Offline
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Yes, Omar Sharif.

I wanted to use my favorite quotation from Flannery O'Connor's "A Good Man is Hard to Find," from the Misfit about the old lady, but some might misinterpret it as misogynist: "She'd a been a good woman," said the Misfit, "if there'd a been someone there to shoot here every day of her life."
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#5274 - 01/23/04 05:40 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
D_Man Offline
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Registered: 01/17/04
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Loc: MI.
Being the new kid on the block (so to speak) , i should introduce myself. My user name is simple. D comes from my nickname Limie D. Where they got that from i don't have a clue, as my name is Doug Linebaugh.. But is stuck. The "man" is just my gender, as simple as that.

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#5275 - 01/23/04 08:36 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
mhorgel Offline
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Registered: 10/02/03
Posts: 438
Loc: Louisville, KY
Mine's real boring...my first and middle initials and last name. My name is pretty uncommon, and if my screen name is ever already taken, it usually means I have visited that site before and forgotten.

My tagline quote was already guessed in another thread, but those who didn't see it are welcome to try.

Mark
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#5276 - 07/08/05 08:45 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
richeydog Offline
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Registered: 05/24/04
Posts: 1201
Loc: Fresno, CA
I thought it would be cool to revive this thread to hear about why you're called what you are. As for me there was a fast food hot dog joint back in the late eighties (high school days) named Ritchies good dogs. Never ate there of course (hole in the wall) but my friends used to razz me quite a bit because my last name is Richey. Hence the name Richeydog.
I almost went with Pillz as my username, short for pillsbury doughboy, but that's another story...

Anyone else care to jump in here and share your story? Exciting or not let's hear it.


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#5277 - 07/08/05 09:51 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
St_PatGuy Offline
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Mine's easy--and boring--St. Patrick's Day is my birthday. Registered around that time and it kinda stuck in my head.

Now that you guys know, I expect presents this year. . .
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#5278 - 07/08/05 10:34 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
bugbitten Offline
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Loc: Madisonville, KY
Mine should be obvious!

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#5279 - 07/08/05 11:28 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
craigsub Offline
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Ditto that ...
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#5280 - 07/08/05 11:30 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
thyname Offline
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Loc: Oakton, VA
Iron Maiden is my long time favorite band and "Hallowed be thy name" one of my favorite tracks ever, from their 1982 album. So comes thyname, a unique username for myself, I often use in message boards, ebay, etc...

Funny to browse this thread though, I read so many username I don's see now since I joined Axiom board.
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#5281 - 07/09/05 02:29 AM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
sssutherland Offline
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Registered: 02/19/05
Posts: 243
Loc: Ventura, CA
Had a friend that I grew up with that I refered to as Slick. Only I would say it SSSSSSSSSSlick. (just some weird thing we did). He in turn would refer to me by my last name since it started with an 'S' and he could do the same intonation. . . .SSSSSSSSSutherland. But in order to be able to remember how many S's I went with three.

Oh how exciting huh!
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#5282 - 07/09/05 09:29 AM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
snakeyes Offline
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Registered: 07/13/04
Posts: 828
Loc: Newburgh, NY
My first name is Jake which always prompts people to call me Jake "The Snake". When i would play online games Counter Strike, Quake etc I changed it to snakeyes becuase it sounds more menacing. and now i use that for just about everything.
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#5283 - 07/09/05 09:54 AM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
Merkaba Offline
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Registered: 08/20/04
Posts: 83
Loc: NL, Canada
My user name comes from the title of a song by my favorite band, Tool.

Here's an explanation taken from The Tool Page:
In ancient Egyptian, it breaks down to Mer (rotating fields of light), Ka (spirit), and Ba (soul / body). Merkaba meditations facilitate deep spiritual growth and activation. Given the head space listeners tend to enter when listening to the song, and that live performances of this song feature Maynard (vocals) introspective onstage, it makes sense that the song is named for this style of meditation.

The word also translates to 'chariot' in Hebrew ("merkavah").
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#5284 - 07/09/05 11:08 AM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
bray Offline
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Registered: 06/10/04
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Bray is just short for Brady. Seems like after people get to know me for awhile, they just kinda drift into calling me Bray. Mostly good friends.
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#5285 - 07/09/05 11:23 AM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
RickF Offline
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Registered: 02/26/05
Posts: 5210
Loc: Vero Beach, Florida
In reply to:

Get a haircut and get a real job,
clean your act up and don't be a slob
Get it together like your big brother bob,
why don't you get a haircut and get a real job




Typically I use my real name 'RickF' on message boards but somehow this George Thorogood song was stuck in my mind whenever I first came to this site. Meaningful, I know.

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#5286 - 07/09/05 11:28 AM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
F107plus5 Offline
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Registered: 01/24/05
Posts: 2034
Loc: Fla. Orig. Mich.
Mine comes from a couple of my favorite projects: F107 is the Tomahawk Cruise Missile engine; and F112(five more)is the "Super Cruise" Stealth cruise missile engine.

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#5287 - 07/09/05 12:26 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
michael_d Offline
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Registered: 07/23/04
Posts: 3881
Loc: Up yonder
I'd prefer to keep y'all guessing. I like anonymity.

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#5288 - 07/09/05 12:27 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
pmbuko Offline
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I though it referred to an aircraft, the F-107 Ultra Sabre. I was close!
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#5289 - 07/09/05 12:40 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
NeverHappy Offline
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Registered: 12/12/03
Posts: 1424
Loc: Western Canada
Mine is so self explanatory it's not funny!

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#5290 - 07/09/05 12:41 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
Wid Offline
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Registered: 06/22/03
Posts: 6720
Loc: The Peoples Republic of Il.

We already new where yours comes from .
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#5291 - 07/09/05 01:07 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
F107plus5 Offline
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Registered: 01/24/05
Posts: 2034
Loc: Fla. Orig. Mich.
Yup, pretty close indeed

By the way;....that's a pretty nifty web site you highlighted.......Thanx

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#5292 - 07/09/05 01:14 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
Ken.C Offline
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Now that, my friends... THAT is an intake!
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#5293 - 07/09/05 01:25 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
F107plus5 Offline
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Registered: 01/24/05
Posts: 2034
Loc: Fla. Orig. Mich.
Ain't that about the weirdest thing you ever saw? And that plane was built in the day when "If a plane LOOKS like it will fly well; it will. If it don't....."

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#5294 - 07/09/05 03:01 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
INANE Offline
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Registered: 02/04/04
Posts: 1660
Loc: Omaha, Nebraska
inane:


in·ane - One that lacks sense or substance: interrupting with inane comments; angry with my inane roommate.


KMFDM - INANE


Basically this became my 'internet handle' over 10 years ago when I started playing games online. KMFDM is my fav band and at the time INANE was one of my favorite songs so a buddy of mine started refering to me as 'INANE' and it stuck.
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#5295 - 07/12/05 07:11 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
bigjohn Offline
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Registered: 01/21/04
Posts: 3016
Loc: San Angelo, TX
i have NO idea why they call me bigjohn...??

bigjohn
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#5296 - 07/12/05 07:13 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
Ajax Offline
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Registered: 12/30/03
Posts: 6248
Loc: Cleveland, Ohio
LOL! Have you looked in the mirror lately! Missed you, big guy. Welcome back.
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#5297 - 07/12/05 07:46 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
barilkobart Offline
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Registered: 11/19/04
Posts: 87
Loc: Pickering, Ontario, Canada
I am a big Tragically Hip fan, and years ago I got a Maple Leafs hockey jersey made up with #5 Barilko on it. Went to a concert in Vermont, this girl I met kept calling me "barilkobart" instead of just "Bart".



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#5298 - 07/13/05 01:01 AM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
SeanF Offline
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Registered: 02/14/03
Posts: 138
Loc: Western Canada
... Same as brotherbob's alternate handle - although no relation. I think I left my creativity in grade school

Sean
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#5299 - 07/13/05 01:14 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
Capn_Pickard Offline
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Registered: 03/09/04
Posts: 1056
Loc: Arlington, VA (NOVA)
Although never a Star Trek fan (in fact, I have never seen a single Star Trek movie, and have only seen a few of the older "Captain Kirk" episodes on TV), in a moment of brief (and now regrettable) creative insanity, I chose "Capn_Pickard" as my handle. My last name is Pickard (Captain Piccard on Star TRek either uses no "k" or replaces it with a "c" I believe). People often call me Captain Pickard for no apparent reason other than to P*ss me off, or grate on my nerves. And there's the always common - Pickard, like the star trek guy - whenever someone gets my license or credit card at the check out.

Terrible name, I know. I wish I had something cooler, like "Max Powers - the name you'd love to touch."

In fact, I think I'm gonna see about changing handle to that - or starting a new account with that as my new handle. Enough of this Cap'n nonsense....

signed...

formerly Capn P.

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#5300 - 07/13/05 01:19 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
sidvicious02 Offline
aficionado

Registered: 05/09/03
Posts: 973
Loc: Brandon, Manitoba
In reply to:

Terrible name, I know. I wish I had something cooler, like "Max Powers - the name you'd love to touch."


...or Hooty McBoob
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#5301 - 07/13/05 01:42 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
St_PatGuy Offline
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Registered: 03/07/05
Posts: 7395
Loc: Glendale, Arizona

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#5302 - 07/13/05 01:50 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
MarkSJohnson Offline
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Registered: 09/27/04
Posts: 10848
Loc: Central NH
I wish I could change my screen name as well....but I don't wanna give up my "connoisseur " status....
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#5303 - 07/13/05 02:05 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
EddyZ Offline
veteran

Registered: 04/22/05
Posts: 139
A coworker at Home Depot calls me that whenever he sees me working. One of my sons baseball coaches called him JayZ, so I guess it runs in the family!

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#5304 - 07/13/05 02:16 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
DL30 Offline
veteran

Registered: 05/31/02
Posts: 102
Loc: San Carlos, IL
EddyZ

I thought it was because "Nobody does blinds and drapery better.....NOBODY"
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#5305 - 07/13/05 02:46 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
EddyZ Offline
veteran

Registered: 04/22/05
Posts: 139
Don't do blinds, don't do drapery........anybody need a door or window? It's a nice change of pace from the daily grind at the engineering office, and helps pay the bills!

P.S. I like to say: Can you do it? We can only hope!!


Edited by EddyZ (07/13/05 02:47 PM)

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#5306 - 07/13/05 02:50 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
coltrane Offline
hobbyist

Registered: 06/20/05
Posts: 25
Mine is tribute to a saxophone player you might have heard of.

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#5307 - 07/13/05 06:13 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
pmbuko Offline
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Posts: 16267
Loc: Leesburg, Virginia
Who, Miles Davis?






so kidding...
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#5308 - 07/13/05 11:43 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
Seabear Offline
devotee

Registered: 01/03/05
Posts: 365
Loc: Charlottesville, Virginia
funny...

Last name is Bjornsen, which means "Son of a Bear"
My Grandfather's name was Kai, wich means "from the Sea"
Just a little tribute to a great guy. I use it all over the place.
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#5309 - 07/14/05 01:33 AM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name?
jorge016 Offline
local

Registered: 02/11/04
Posts: 247
Loc: Minnesota
I wanted to name one of our twins Kai, but in tribute to Great-Grandfathers on both sides of our family-Jens won out. I still love the name, but am feeling too old at 47 (especially with twin 14 month old hooligans) to try again.
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#5310 - 03/19/07 01:51 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name? [Re: jorge016]
medic8r Offline
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Registered: 02/05/06
Posts: 6382
Loc: Fredericksburg, Virginia
[BIIIIIG bump]

Mine is a play on my profession as a psychiatrist and reflects my love for vanity license plates, hence the use of the "8". It also reflects accurately on the mental health care system these days, where market forces (i.e. managed care and its ilk) have essentially pushed us physicians into roles as medication managers, instead of comprehensive care providers, analysts, etc. Now I "turf" out all the therapy to others ...

Now, who else needs to chime in here?

- sirquack
- nickbuol (kinda obvious)
- sonicfox (also kinda obvious )
- HomeDad

and many more ...
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#5311 - 03/19/07 02:24 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name? [Re: medic8r]
bugbitten Offline
connoisseur

Registered: 04/06/05
Posts: 2339
Loc: Madisonville, KY
I have the audio disease. Caught it and now addicted.

What to buy next?

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#5312 - 03/19/07 03:21 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name? [Re: bugbitten]
jakewash Offline
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Simply letters taken from all of my families name.
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#5313 - 03/19/07 04:08 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name? [Re: medic8r]
nickbuol Offline
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Registered: 09/16/04
Posts: 4422
Loc: Marion, IA
Quote:


- nickbuol (kinda obvious)





My full name REALLY is Nicholas, so HA! Fooled ya!
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#5314 - 03/19/07 04:26 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name? [Re: nickbuol]
MarkSJohnson Offline
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Mine is David Allen Perry.
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#5315 - 03/19/07 04:33 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name? [Re: nickbuol]
medic8r Offline
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Registered: 02/05/06
Posts: 6382
Loc: Fredericksburg, Virginia
Quote:

HA! Fooled ya!






Quote:

Mine is David Allen Perry.





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#5316 - 03/19/07 04:37 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name? [Re: medic8r]
HomeDad Offline
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Registered: 12/29/05
Posts: 3301
Loc: Central,California
Mine is pretty easy, I took an early retirement when my wife took a job in Central Ca. and now I'm back working again taking care of our 3 and 5 year old sons. Someday I'll really get to retire
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#5317 - 03/19/07 06:17 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name? [Re: HomeDad]
pmbuko Offline
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I hope I'll be able to retire early to be a stay at home dad and send my wife out to be the primar breadwinner. That would be sweet.
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#5318 - 03/19/07 09:06 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name? [Re: HomeDad]
grunt Offline
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Registered: 12/04/06
Posts: 3569
Loc: Nirvana
It was my hash name in the Wellington Hash House Harriers while I was stationed in New Zealand as a Marine embassy guard.
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#5319 - 03/19/07 10:16 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name? [Re: grunt]
Screefer Offline
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I do a lot of silviculture site preparation with an excavator. The special attachment that I use on the excavator is called a screefer, its like a narrow brush rake that you push the debris clear after logging so that trees can be planted. The spots (one for every tree they plant)I make with it are called screefs, hence Screefer.

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#5320 - 03/19/07 10:45 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name? [Re: Screefer]
upyourkilt Offline
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Registered: 09/19/05
Posts: 51
Loc: N.California
My user name derives from being Scottish. I got married in my clans' kilt and at my wedding reception we all drank a wee bit too much and was asked by the maid of honour "What was up our kilts?" My groomsmen and I all looked at each other and decided to show the guests what we were packing under our kilts. It is now something everyone remembers about me now..... Don't recall anyone calling me BigJohn or Big Will afterwords though.

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#5321 - 03/19/07 10:58 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name? [Re: upyourkilt]
JohnK Offline
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Good story, kilty; sounds like your wedding was about like the one sung about in "My Mother's Wedding Day" from Brigadoon, if you're familiar with that fine musical based in Scottish lore.
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#5322 - 03/19/07 11:03 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name? [Re: FordPrefect]
LightninJoe Offline
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Registered: 10/28/05
Posts: 558
Loc: Portland, OR
LightninJoe comes from J.Lawton "Lightnin' Joe" Collins, CO of VII Corps during the breakout of 3rd Army from the Normandy beach head during Autumn of 1944 (later Army Chief of Staff under the brilliant Omar Bradley, then Chairman JCOS). I was in Eagle Troop, Second of the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment (Blackhorse Armored Cav) during the last stages of the Cold War and beyond. We were part of VII Corps, 3rd Army, which didn't stand down from VE day until around 1992. We covered the Fulda Gap along with 10Cav, the 1st Cavalry Division, 2nd and 3rd Armored, 2nd and 4th Infantry, and a bunch of others including Brits, Canadians, and Bundeswehr. There were about 250,000 of us including German national guard against the entire Russian 2nd Shock Army of about 1 million. And we would have kicked serious ass if they bothered to swarm the Plains of Hesse. 11Cav is now OPFor at the NTC in California.
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#5323 - 03/19/07 11:03 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name? [Re: JohnK]
upyourkilt Offline
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Registered: 09/19/05
Posts: 51
Loc: N.California
Quote:

Good story, kilty; sounds like your wedding was about like the one sung about in "My Mother's Wedding Day" from Brigadoon, if you're familiar with that fine musical based in Scottish lore.



Yes, I am. I watch it once in every thousand days.

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#5324 - 03/19/07 11:19 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name? [Re: medic8r]
LT61 Offline
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Registered: 02/23/04
Posts: 836
Loc: Illinois.
Mine?..........Well, my initials are LT.

"LT" was also used as the logo, and name of the retail store I once owned.

"61".......I raced a #6 stock car in 1975, at the local paved oval, (street stock division).
They already had a #6 car, so I HAD to change my car number, I picked...........#61.

In 1995, I resurected the #61 on my 1:10th scale electric R/C race (pan) car in Florida.

Finally,
Axiom boards..02/04.............LT61.

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#5325 - 03/20/07 12:18 AM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name? [Re: JohnK]
Ajax Offline
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Registered: 12/30/03
Posts: 6248
Loc: Cleveland, Ohio
Quote:

Good story, kilty; sounds like your wedding was about like the one sung about in "My Mother's Wedding Day" from Brigadoon, if you're familiar with that fine musical based in Scottish lore.



Funny you should mention that John. I'm watching the movie right now. Beautiful story; beautiful music.
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#5326 - 03/20/07 12:58 AM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name? [Re: Ajax]
JohnK Offline
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Yeah Jack, my secondary area of listening enthusiasm is broadway and Hollywood musicals. This discussion has prompted me to punch up my favorite of the three Brigadoons that I own, terrific singing with Jack Cassidy and Shirley Jones , significantly better than in the film, I think. Great stuff in "Waitin' For My Dearie", "Heather on the Hill", "My Mother's Wedding Day" etc.
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#5327 - 03/20/07 01:55 AM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name? [Re: upyourkilt]
JohnK Offline
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Kilty, listening to Brigadoon, I just realized that if you're only familiar with the(grossly inferior)film version of the music that you don't know what my reference to "My Mother's Wedding Day" meant, since it was cut from the film. Listen to a real recording to hear about the drunken brawl at the wedding.
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#5328 - 03/20/07 08:48 AM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name? [Re: JohnK]
Ajax Offline
axiomite

Registered: 12/30/03
Posts: 6248
Loc: Cleveland, Ohio
Quote:

I just realized that if you're only familiar with the(grossly inferior)film version of the music.....



Yeah, but the dancing in the film version is sooooo much better.
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#5329 - 03/20/07 09:20 AM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name? [Re: FordPrefect]
vassillios Offline
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Registered: 02/28/07
Posts: 597
Loc: Warrenton, VA
Vassillios - The title of a Disco Biscuits song
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#5330 - 03/20/07 09:30 AM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name? [Re: JohnK]
upyourkilt Offline
buff

Registered: 09/19/05
Posts: 51
Loc: N.California
Quote:

Kilty, listening to Brigadoon, I just realized that if you're only familiar with the(grossly inferior)film version of the music that you don't know what my reference to "My Mother's Wedding Day" meant, since it was cut from the film. Listen to a real recording to hear about the drunken brawl at the wedding.



You are correct about that, can you point me in the direction were I can get a copy. I am glad that my main story was reffered to Brigadoon than "So I married an Axe Murderer." My buddies were convinced that Mike Myers Father in that movie was taken after my father!

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#5331 - 03/20/07 11:19 AM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name? [Re: formula1freak]
Sidereal Offline
frequent flier

Registered: 02/17/07
Posts: 19
Loc: Northern Massachusetts, USA
Hi, all.

since i'm new, and it sounds wierd, i describe:

sidereal can mean a few things, but is mostly involved with astronomy.

Wikipedia definition

as you might guess, i enjoy astronomy, and listening to the various ways people might pronounce the word

Elden
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#5332 - 03/20/07 03:19 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name? [Re: FordPrefect]
BudgetAudiophile Offline
buff

Registered: 01/11/07
Posts: 45
I think mine falls under the "self explanatory" category. It's also the name I will give to my first audio/home theater store... should I ever open one.

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#5333 - 03/20/07 03:28 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name? [Re: FordPrefect]
N24color Offline
hobbyist

Registered: 09/29/05
Posts: 28
Loc: Fullerton, CA
Mine is N24color - I'm in the printing business, so the breakdown is Into 4 color, meaning 4 color process..It seemed pretty catchy at the time.

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#5334 - 03/20/07 04:11 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name? [Re: medic8r]
Amie Offline
connoisseur

Registered: 02/06/02
Posts: 1620
Quote:

Mine is a play on my profession as a psychiatrist and reflects my love for vanity license plates, hence the use of the "8".




Does anyone else remember the Canadian Game Show 'Bumper Stumpers'? Two people would compete and they would get a clue from the host: "Which license plate, the right or the left, belongs to an irate baker?" And then you would have to work out what they both said, and then guess which one belonged to the clue. Classic.
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#5335 - 03/20/07 04:27 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name? [Re: Amie]
Spoiler Offline
aficionado

Registered: 01/03/06
Posts: 680
Loc: South Florida
Hey Amie.. I do remember a game show like that here in the states, though I don't remember the name of the show.

I've used my handle since my early online gaming days. I first used it playing one of the first online 3D multiplayer games: Airwar on the Genie network, on my Amiga 500, and my 1200 baud modem. It was a simple WWII dogfighting game. The scoring system was pretty basic back then, based on more points for the most kills without being shot down. There were quite a few hot-doggers online boasting about their scores, which of course put me on a mission. I've basically just stuck with the handle ever since!
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#5336 - 03/20/07 09:40 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name? [Re: upyourkilt]
JohnK Offline
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Kilty, the Cassidy/Jones CD I linked above is available from Amazon sellers(the link)and also Tower Records(10% off sale ends today). You can get a brief taste of the music from their sample clips. My second favorite Brigadoon, and a bit better-recorded than the older Cassidy/Jones, is this one , with an especially good "Waitin' For My Dearie".

Jack, you inspired me to pick up the movie from the library on the way home and watch it for the first time in about three years. Yeah, Gene and Cyd do some nice dancing through the heather on the hill, and it's definitely better than the dancing on any of the CDs. It's still a shame that they cut funny stuff like "The Love of My Life" and "My Mother's Wedding Day" and turned beautiful romantic duets like "The Heather on the Hill" and "Almost Like Being in Love" into a Gene Kelly monologue to accompany his dancing.
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#5337 - 03/20/07 09:57 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name? [Re: JohnK]
Ajax Offline
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Registered: 12/30/03
Posts: 6248
Loc: Cleveland, Ohio
Agreed.

Brigadoon didn't really do well at the box office when first released. Kelly always blamed it on the fact that the movie had to be shot on a sound stage at the studio, and looked it. MGM, which was struggling financially at the time, refused to allow the movie to be shot on location in Scotland as Kelly demanded. To compensate, they took some money allocated to another musical being shot at the same time, and did Brigadoon's sound stage as elaborately as they could. Ironically the other movie, Seven Brides For Seven Brothers did much better at the box office.
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#5338 - 03/21/07 09:52 AM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name? [Re: Ajax]
upyourkilt Offline
buff

Registered: 09/19/05
Posts: 51
Loc: N.California
Thanks guys, I think I will setup a movie date night with the wifey this weekend. Maybe wear my kilt for effect...or easy access.

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#5339 - 03/21/07 10:03 AM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name? [Re: FordPrefect]
mrnomas Offline
old hand

Registered: 02/16/05
Posts: 86
Loc: Florida
Contrary to popular belief, no más (no more) is a happy coincidence and not the reason for my screen name. My mother and sister, way back when I was young, thought it would be fun to teach my youngest brother to call me Thomas since I hated it so (I've since gotten over it). He couldn't say Thomas, so he said Nomas - a name that many family and some friends still call me. The Mr came from a phase where he called everyone Mr. or Mrs. [insert their name here].
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#5340 - 03/22/07 12:29 AM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name? [Re: mrnomas]
BrenR Offline
connoisseur

Registered: 12/10/03
Posts: 3602
Loc: Winnipeg MB Canada
As Bren R. - wow, I really don't have to explain mine, do I?!?

No one calls me Brenden... except my one living grandmother and telemarketers. I can tell them apart since the telemarketers don't "haff a t'ick G'arh'man acc'int"

Bren R.

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#5341 - 03/22/07 01:04 AM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name? [Re: BrenR]
danmagicman7 Offline
connoisseur

Registered: 12/16/05
Posts: 1467
I'm Dan...I do magic...and I like the number 7.

I've had this username since I was 9 years old. No reason to stop now.
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#5342 - 03/22/07 01:07 AM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name? [Re: Sidereal]
sonicfox Offline
aficionado

Registered: 05/01/02
Posts: 902
Loc: Davenport, Iowa, USA
I suppose after all these years, I shall explain my user name. I'd like to make it clear that I did NOT choose it because I thought it was fitting! The boring reality is that I took it from a song titled, "The Sonic Fox", which happens to be on one of my favorite electronic albums, Tango N' Vectif by Mu-ziq. I just thought it was a cool name, that's all!
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#5343 - 03/22/07 01:33 AM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name? [Re: sonicfox]
JohnK Offline
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Mary, nevertheless it's still appropriate. Your membership on an audio board justifies the first half and your picture the second.
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#5344 - 03/22/07 03:56 AM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name? [Re: mrnomas]
jakewash Offline
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Registered: 12/26/03
Posts: 10398
Loc: Calgary, Alberta
Quote:

He couldn't say Thomas, so he said Nomas




Going by this, my oldest son should have a username of Nodie, which is how he pronounced his name when he was 2.

I am still trying to figure out how he managed to get that from Warren.
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#5345 - 03/22/07 09:02 AM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name? [Re: JohnK]
Ajax Offline
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Registered: 12/30/03
Posts: 6248
Loc: Cleveland, Ohio
Quote:

Mary, nevertheless it's still appropriate. Your membership on an audio board justifies the first half and your picture the second.



Eloquently stated, my friend.......................and accurate!
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#5346 - 03/22/07 09:14 AM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name? [Re: danmagicman7]
pmbuko Offline
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when I was 9, usernames were called handles.
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#5347 - 03/22/07 09:22 AM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name? [Re: pmbuko]
MarkSJohnson Offline
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Posts: 10848
Loc: Central NH
Quote:

when I was 9, usernames were called handles.



I don't think it's just an age thing, I think it also depended upon your "twenty".
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#5348 - 03/22/07 10:07 AM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name? [Re: pmbuko]
WhatFurrer Offline
aficionado

Registered: 12/02/03
Posts: 692
Loc: Round Rock, Texas
Quote:

when I was 9, usernames were called handles.


10-4 Good Buddy!

May be dating myself, but at the time my handle was "Starchild" (named after a character in the Parliament song - Mothership Connection (Starchild)).

"There's a Smokey on your bumper, good buddy"...

Music tastes have changed since then...fortunately.

But the use of "Give Up The Funk (Tear The Roof Off The Sucker)" in Christmas commercials for Jack In The Box and some movies of late does bring a smile of remembrance to my face.

WhatFurrer
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#5349 - 03/22/07 10:10 AM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name? [Re: WhatFurrer]
Ken.C Offline
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That would have been when Peter was negative 5.
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#5350 - 03/22/07 11:42 AM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name? [Re: pmbuko]
sonicfox Offline
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Registered: 05/01/02
Posts: 902
Loc: Davenport, Iowa, USA
Quote:

when I was 9, usernames were called handles.




HA! HA! I remember back in the 70's when CB radios were popular in people's cars...at least with OUR family. It was like a cell phone in those days! I remember my dad even had one in his boat and my friends & I used to get on it all the time and talk to truckers. Looking back on it, I don't think it was a good idea considering all the sickos out there!
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#5351 - 03/22/07 12:06 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name? [Re: sonicfox]
Amie Offline
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CBs saved our bacon when Ontario had photo radar! "Lil White Bonnie, someone's looking to take your picture under yonder bridge. . ."
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#5352 - 03/26/07 07:54 PM Re: Care To Explain Your User Name? [Re: bugbitten]
Murph Offline
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Registered: 10/05/06
Posts: 6768
Loc: PEI, Canada
Well Murph is pretty self explanatory.

However my hotmail is pei_ollllo

Anyone care to take a guess at what that means? I have given it away in previous posts but checking those would be cheating, right????
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