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Old 02-10-2015, 05:31 PM   #41
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Old 02-10-2015, 06:02 PM   #42
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Old 02-10-2015, 06:07 PM   #43
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We had a thread back in july:

How did you come up with your Username here?

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The name itself comes from here

My Neighbor Totoro - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Why? It sort of fits on many dimensions. Fan of studio Ghibli, love the magical theme, forest spirit, ..

The name is also not used very often on forums and such. In contrast to an old username I used before (not here).

And of course: Catbus!

Download Neighbor Totoro Catbus Wallpaper 1600x900 | Full HD Wallpapers

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Old 02-10-2015, 06:22 PM   #44
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Old 02-10-2015, 06:27 PM   #45
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From the thread last year:

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I could say it's a variation on the name of a Greek Island. (Rhodes or Rodi).

But it's actually a variation on a nickname of a branch of extended family that I co-opted.
My other line is that I'm really a rodent and will seek out cheese.
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Old 02-10-2015, 06:36 PM   #46
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It's not unlike my real name. I'm just glad my parents didn't decide to call me "Dick".
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Old 02-10-2015, 06:37 PM   #47
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Its a tree on some property I own and also the name of a road near the same.
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Old 02-10-2015, 08:22 PM   #50
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Definitely a lot of interesting stories. Thanks for sharing links to the prior threads. I need to practice more with the search features here.

If anyone is interested this appears to be the 5th time for the topic to come up.

2007. 18 responses
2011. 44
2012. 84
2014. 125. That one took a month
This one has 50 in a day.

I sense a trend.


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Old 02-10-2015, 08:50 PM   #51
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Cooch is the phonetic pronunciation of the first syllable of my surname. Cooch96 was the handle stitched onto my high school letterman jacket.
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Old 02-11-2015, 09:03 AM   #56
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I'm from the Chicago area (and am a gal ), and have had various forms of ChicagoGal in many forums for decades now. I think it started with chatting on the old Prodigy message boards via a dial up modem, when everyone I knew thought I was crazy to have a computer IN MY HOUSE.

When I moved to the suburbs (18 years ago), I thought about changing it, but DuPageGal just didn't have the same ring.
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Old 02-11-2015, 10:06 AM   #58
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The current avatar is the old logo from Richland High. It says, "Proud of the Cloud". Richland is one of two places that made uranium for the first A-bombs. It is in-your-face politically incorrect, which is me. I am not a nice man.

I never went to RHS, by the way.
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I don't think I had found this board during the last thread related to user names

Some say it is related to the fact that I was a nuclear submariner but they would be wrong
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I'm Al. I currently live in Ohio. I migjt need to revise this if I decide to reside in a second warmer home.


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