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March 15th, 2013 #1Registered User
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How did you come up with your User/Nickname?
A few days ago, I tried signing up for Google's newest augmented reality game, but since I noticed some time ago, that I don't really like the look and sound of my current nickname, I was started hesitating to come up with a new username. Which didn't really work, because I didn't want to just enter "asdasdasdasd" and let that be it, but find a good looking and sounding new one!
I then started thinking about how I came up with the last usernames I used, which I then found out was kinda lame
My first Username was .Stalker., which I came up with in anticipation of the then upcoming Stalker - Shadows of Chernobil game (how creative my 13 year old me was), which turned out not to be not as great as I exceptced, so over the time I changed my name to the current, Tawnos, who is Urzas right hand in the book "The Brothers War" by Jeff Grubb (which is an excellent read btw ) from the MGT series.
Now it turns out that looking for a Nickname is like looking for someone to marry, it's fucking difficult. >.<
How did you guys come up with yours? Or what is it derived from?
Now crit the shit out of me!
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Creep is a name of a song by a rock band name Radio head..that's where i got the idea for creep..tool is the name of one of my favorite bands..that also where i got tool from.
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TheWalkingGhost > The Ghost who Walks > The Phantom (vigilante super hero in a purple suit)
Loved the comics.
Wanting to change the name though, something that I can use more for a personal tag/pseudo.
Ever just woken up and gone "shit, does the world around me exist"?
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March 15th, 2013 #5
Maori name of the road we have our property is on. Means : Water tree fern.
We are remembered only by what we leave behind.
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Harbinger of Ill Repute... Well, I think the name pretty much speaks for itself.
It's a constant reminder that I will always be alone in the end, always wandering, desperately trying to fill a vague emptiness.
Came from an old friend.
Now if you'll excuse me, I am going to sulk in that corner over there... xD
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March 15th, 2013 #8
I wanted a short, simple, sort of cute name that was available on deviantart.
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March 15th, 2013 #10Registered User
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Was reading the hobbit and the lotr books when i was around 13 years old, but i was not reading it in english so i didint know how to spell it properly.
March 15th, 2013 #11
this was playing. i stole the name complete with double L spelling. the base of the pun is Felicity Kendal, a pretty actress from the 70s I fancied. do rather wish id thought more carefully on it now and chosen something cooler like..... nope, ive got nothing..
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March 15th, 2013 #12Registered User
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school friend used to call me sam mule because my name is samuel so samthemule just... came up, and stuck.
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I Googled "Antimatum" and found nothing really came up, making me the the only one.
A smooth sea never made a skillful sailor.
Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so."
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Bit of a weasel, me.
I was once on the receiving end of a critique so savagely nasty, I marched straight out of class to the office and changed my major (sketchbook).
March 15th, 2013 #17Registered User
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It seems that I got the stupidest nickname ever. Well, I like birds, both flying and roasted, so it came to me that I could use new nickname for online games, while I was still in those waters. Krilce literally means Little Wing, though it's mostly used as a name for chicken wings in my country. So, I've been using this nickname for 6-7 years now. Quite long time now that I think of it.
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I like drawing. I also like painting. I also liked the word 'zealot'... sounded good. But i couldn't be 'drawingandpaintingzealot' cause that just sounds silly, so i went with Artzealot.
In hindsight, i kind of want to change it. Apparently it's super common when i google it, and its taken at every other art site. I need something more unique...
"I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And when it has gone past I will turn the inner eye to see its path. Where the fear has gone there will be nothing. Only I will remain."
--- Frank Herbert, Dune - Bene Gesserit Litany Against Fear
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March 15th, 2013 #20
Afraid mine came from nowhere exciting really, it was part of the name of my main character on Guild Wars, which was Ancient Spirit (not very original, but I was reading a book at the time which mentioned a "World Spirit" so... and I was 13 at the time, I was allowed to be unoriginal!) It's just a name I've stuck with and use around the internet now.
March 15th, 2013 #21
With a surname like Pew what else? Blind Pew from Treasure Island - bringer of the Black Spot a pirate summons.
And if you say my name 3 times I appear, just like Beetlejuice.
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March 16th, 2013 #23
My regular username used to be my first WoW character from back in 05 but that name was tied to my last relationship which doesn't leave fantastic memories.
Then, over a year ago a couple of my friends (one who is Indian, the other Lebanese) made ridiculously long last names for a joke. I am half Italian and asked them to come up with one for me. Corzetipastasauca was born. Now 'pastasauca' is my go to username haha
March 16th, 2013 #24
My parents gave it to me
Before this my name was Liffey. I was trying to think of a username, and was listening to Radiohead - How to Disappear Completely, at one point he says "I float down the liffey" and I liked the word.
March 17th, 2013 #25
My Real name is Martin
All my life I have had the nicknamed Martinus, So it's almost as natural for me to use as my real name.
and Martin comes from the Roman Martinus derived from war god Mars.
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March 18th, 2013 #30Registered User
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Mine's pretty self-explanatory, I think.