Explain your username

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Peter Squire, Mar 14, 2006.

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  1. Ok, so there seems to be more TB'ers using their real name these days (ala mine), but for those who have a more interesting username, as the title suggests - explain why you chose the username you did.
  2. Mark Wilson

    Mark Wilson Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jan 12, 2005
    Toronto, Ontario
    Endorsing Artist: Elixir® Strings
    Mine used to be Geddy_Lee

    But then I grew tired, and changed it to Mark Wilson

    Why? Because well...it's my name.

  3. MJ5150

    MJ5150 Terrific Twister

    Apr 12, 2001
    Lacey, WA
    MJ = Mike Jones
    5150 = Favorite Van Halen Record

  4. Eric - from old nordic Erik, Ever ruler, Ever powerful

    Cameron - ancestral Scotish name, possibly Gaelic, Boken nosed Warrior

    So, I am the ever powerful broken nosed warrior!! Fear me!!

    Rock on
  5. Yvon

    Yvon Supporting Member

    Nov 2, 2000
    Montreal, Canada
    Yvon=my first name
  6. Looking back, mine is too metal.

    But it's a Coroner song.

  7. Marlat


    Sep 17, 2002
    London UK
    Mark is my dog's name;

    Latimour is my cat's name;

    Mark + Latimour = Mark Latimour.
  8. I've been given many nicknames over the years, but this one seems to stick most often.

    My initials are T.W., Tee, Dub.

    Simple as that.

    Other handles that I've had awarded to me are "Tony Beverage" (not so much since I quit the booze though), and "Reuben".
  9. MikeyFingers:
    Mikey = My name is Michael, but everyone calls me Mike or Mikey.
    Fingers = Everyone I know, at one point or another, comments on the size of my hands and fingers. I have long, dextrous, quick, presice fingers.
  10. page is a fictional character I created in my mind when I was 7 years old. He has since enveloped my personality, taking full control . I was Nikolas-Scott Page Bennett, I have since become page. Yes , I do have two middle names, my parents were drug users...that's my excuse.
  11. Short for "Mr. Atoz," who monitored the Atavachron in the Star Trek episode "All Our Yesterdays."

    Hey... I had to come up with a username and I panicked.
  12. Linas


    Jan 6, 2005
  13. steve21

    steve21 Banned

    Steve's my name, I dig the number 21.
  14. canopener


    Sep 15, 2003
    Isle of Lucy
    First name: Can
    Last name: Opener
  15. Keeaumoku


    Dec 29, 2004

    • ...was a loyal lieutenant of Kamehameha The Great... the great warrior who united the Hawaiian islands...
    • ... is one of the more interesting streets in all of Honolulu...
    • ...is a word I'm sure I would get a kick out of listening to some of you non-Hawaiians attempt to pronounce...:D
  16. SoComSurfing

    SoComSurfing Mercedes Benz Superdome. S 127. R 22. S 12-13.

    Feb 15, 2002
    Mobile, Al
  17. James Hart

    James Hart

    Feb 1, 2002
    Endorsing Artist: see profile
    It's what my grandparents named my father. He stuck a Jr on the end and gave it to me.
  18. Su, the Basque spirit of fire
    per, for each
    ba, for the sound a sheep makes
    ss, for Stockholms Spårvägar, the streetcar and bus operating authority in Stockholm, Sweden
    ma, for Master of Arts (postgraduate), a postgraduate academic degree
    n2, for the chemical formula for nitrogen gas.
    00, for zeroty one of my lucky numbers
  19. I'm a HUUUUUGE fan of TV's famous Esteban, but I play the bass, actually...
    I also don't have the hat.

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