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Why you chose your computer i.d. & what does it mean?
Old 12-08-2007, 10:52 AM   #1
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Why you chose your computer i.d. & what does it mean?

How many times have I looked at someone's computer i.d. and thought, "now what the hell does that mean?" Obviously, someone chooses a name because of some special hidden significance. So, why did you choose the name you use on this board?
For instance, I chose mine in a hurry and, since I love flowers and orchids are one of my favorites, I just chose Orchid..and added the flower because I knew nobody else would have Orchidflower for a name. And I did want to identify myself as female, too.
So, why did you choose your name...and, more importantly, what the heck does it stand for? Or am I the only one that has wondered that on this board?
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Old 12-08-2007, 11:04 AM   #2
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We've discussed this in the past.....

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Old 12-08-2007, 11:26 AM   #3
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Old 12-08-2007, 11:44 AM   #4
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I've discovered that people with numbers in their names are troublemakers. The more numbers, the more trouble
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Old 12-08-2007, 12:26 PM   #5
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So, why did you choose your name...?


Because 'Orchidflower' was taken.
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Old 12-08-2007, 12:28 PM   #6
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Mine was assigned by the forum after the conversion from the old software.
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Old 12-08-2007, 01:40 PM   #7
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Mine's pretty explanatory and it only has 1 number so I hope I'm not a trouble maker.
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Old 12-08-2007, 01:45 PM   #8
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Old 12-08-2007, 03:42 PM   #9
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Mine is from my first and last names. It was my first username on a pre-web dial up shell account and I keep using it for most new stuff I sign up for.
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Old 12-08-2007, 09:33 PM   #10
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I don't remember why I chose mine, I must be getting oldtimers.
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Old 12-08-2007, 09:42 PM   #11
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Reflects my 2 favorite hobbies. Would have liked it to have also mentioned hiking, but I
no longer hike often enough to have it as part of my ID.
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Old 12-08-2007, 09:43 PM   #12
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I was 51 when I started using Achiever, which was a code name for a project I once worked on.

And I'm really not a trouble-maker. Really.
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Old 12-08-2007, 09:59 PM   #13
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Very interesting thread.....

I was thinking that retirement is what you enjoy after a fine career.....
Just like dessert after a fine meal.....
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Old 12-08-2007, 10:48 PM   #15
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I wanted some variation on cat because I wanted my neighbor's cat as my avatar. I love the song "I'm Too Sexy" by Right Said Fred where he says he is too sexy for his cat, but in my case I'm afraid frugal is more accurate.
I won't feed the cat or let him inside (he's not my cat!) so the cat is sometimes peeved at me.
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It's kind of my "identity" now, and my name is Robert.
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I'm an Arnie fan. One of my favorites is True Lies where his partner referred to Arnie as Twinkle Toes after he interruped a caper to dance the tango. Guess I could have used Terminator, or "crom" from Conan the Barbarian...no, wait, I should have use Gov!
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