The inevitable "what does your username mean?" pos

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The inevitable "what does your username mean?" pos

Post by sota » Wed Feb 02, 2005 6:15 pm

Might as well get it out of the way early...there are always some interesting explainations.

Ok, me first. S.O.T.A. = State Of The Ark, which relects my love for playing with tube circuits and will also be the name of a small run of unique SE Class A guitar amps I have in the works. That's my story and I'm stickin' to it. Next???

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Post by screamingdaisy » Wed Feb 02, 2005 6:47 pm

It's a nonsensical lyric from Bush's song Greedy Fly. Sometime in the early or mid 90s I needed a screen name for chatting on an IRC channel or something, and the song was playing. I thought it was neat, and I've stuck with it ever since.

Originally, it was screamingdaisies, but I had to shorten it due to a charicter limit somewhere, and liked the shortened version better.
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Post by ned » Wed Feb 02, 2005 6:58 pm

Ned as it's my first name.

On other forums I use Ned911 - first plus the model Porsche that I race.

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Post by Erik » Wed Feb 02, 2005 7:42 pm

Mine's pretty self explanitory. :D

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Post by cvansickle » Wed Feb 02, 2005 7:57 pm

C is the first letter of my first name, Van Sickle is my last name. It's Dutch for "seller of frozen treats from a utility vehicle."

I'm your ice cream man, stop me when I'm passing by....

(My apologies to any real Dutch speaking members who really know what it means!)
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Post by boogieslide » Wed Feb 02, 2005 10:16 pm

I got sick of using my normal first name initial + last name username (peckhart) that I got dubbed with at work and for some reason used on forums I joined in the last few years.

This board came up the same day I got my first Mesa Boogie, so I had a lot of Boogie on the brain. And I love the sound of slide guitar.....even though I suck at it and rarely play it myself.

Hence, boogieslide

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Post by mervgriffen » Thu Feb 03, 2005 3:54 pm

When I was in college, I used to dowload lots of uh...."free" software.

I always registered it with Bob Barker as the name and Merv Griffen Enterprises as the company.

Well.....bob barker was already taken as a yahoo account so i used this.



......but my friends sometimes call me Skip Wankman or Senor Mouse......

My real name is Aaron.

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Post by ThousandSwords » Fri Feb 04, 2005 12:21 am

I got sick of using "Rayguitargod" Which is what I have for email/otherforums etc. etc. ThousandSwords is the name of an awsome Graveland album and well I have just been using it for usernames here and there.
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Post by Knight » Fri Feb 04, 2005 12:36 am

It's the last name of a character from the movie Real Genius.

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Post by zerofivefour » Mon Feb 07, 2005 2:48 am

When I was an avid 40 hr a week Quake 2 maniac in the mid 90's living in Honolulu and Going to college. I needed an online Gamers name, after rejecting the initial 5 or 6 that I came up with on my own,(they were lame), I decided I would look around the room and choose one item as the first part of a new name and one from the fridge( i lived in this puny one bedroom apt at the time). I picked up a letter and saw a postal Code of 054, and I picked mustard from the fridge. So for many online years I was known as 054 Mustard, Played interstate 76, Quake 2, Battlefield 1942 etc with this moniker.

Ive since shortened it to simply ZeroFiveFour or 054...

054...

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Post by Johnny B. Good » Mon Feb 07, 2005 9:34 am

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My name's Johnny Brooks and it's
the username I use on the Acoustic
Guitar, PRS, and Larrivee forums.

My eBay name is:
go_go_go_johnny_go_go_go


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Post by sonrise » Wed Feb 09, 2005 10:46 pm

It's just my way of giving glory where it is due....If someone asks about it, I take the opportunity to tell them about my love for Jesus, and what He has done in my life...
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Post by Tyrone Biggums » Thu Feb 17, 2005 11:10 am

Mine is after a character on Chapelle Show on Comedy Central...Tyrone is a crack head.

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Post by dylan7620 » Thu Feb 17, 2005 2:44 pm

my name is dylan and a play an rg7620 i know.... how cool :lol:
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Post by shaun_kelton » Thu Feb 17, 2005 7:17 pm

Just my name. I don't have any kewl usernames. Nothing special. I never really had a nickname... :cry:
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