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    what made you chose your AVATAR picture and name?

    Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Cacian, Nov 16, 2011.

    mine is of a movie film I love.
    cacian is a made up name I like the sound of.:p
     
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    Name = my initials & year of birth.

    Avatar = it's sort of me, in animated-form. Don't like posting photos so much.
     
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    Lemex = It's been my internet moniker for a long time. I think I first used it when the Half-Life servers were up. I wanted a name that was quick to type and easy to remember. It's also now one of my nicknames among only very close friends.
    The Picture = It's a wolf. I like wolves.
     
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    I chose my name because I love lavender soda. I actually found lavender soda at the store so I wanted to try it since I love the color and scent of lavender so much.

    My avatar is just something I made in my paint program and I thought it was pretty.
     
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    FoxPaw - I like foxes and "FoxPaw" sounded like something simple to remember. (FoxTail was taken already.) The avatar is of a fox paw to match my username.
     
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    did you do the animation yourself?

    moniker? I never heard of it.

    is lavender soda a fizzy drink?
    you avatar picture reminds me of an erupting volcano but in a much subtle way:p

    they are very cat like aren't they?
     
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    Grateful Dead- Terrapin Station
     
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    Ixloriana -- I got it from a random name generator. :D

    I drew the picture. It is of a character named Altaica I drew for a collaborative comic that I discussed with a friend. We never got past the concept art stage, but oh well. Edit: This is the whole picture. (My screen name on a lot of other sites is "StarRaven.")
     
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    Nope. My friend (cousin, really) is an artist and was mucking around one day.

    I think the likeness is okish, although I don't think I have a chin quite like that...
     
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    They're more closely related to dogs, genetically and the shape of their paws.
     
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    is that a book? I am not aware of it.

    I never tried a random name generator before.
    I have just looked at your drawing now, it is very impressive, closely it does look almost feline like.
    was that the idea? Altaica I have never heard of.
     
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    I did notice and I really like it. I love art and drawing but alas I cannot draw terrible!!

    I wonder where foxes come from exactly. It makes you think.
     
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    You might have seen me if you played the first Half-Life or Battlefield 1942 online, that's when I first used the name Lemex. This is going back 10 years or so. A moniker is just another word for a nickname or a pseudonym.
     
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    Protar was a world of warcraft character I always used on the forums. My avatar is Rand Al'thor. I was reading WOT when I chose it (and would be still if I wasn't lured back to ASOIAF.) and saw the image on the TVtropes character page.
     
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    My username is actually my name. Of all things I'm registered to, or a member of, it seemed using my given name was easiest of all to remember. Plus, I like my name, so why not?
    My avatar is a scene from one of my favorite childhood movies "Ace Venture Pet Detective". Jim Carrey has always been a favorite actor of mine, and it's the random hilarity he specializes in that reminds me that I need to laugh every now and then.

    @ Cacian: I LOVE "To: Wong Foo. Thanks for Everything." Awesome avatar choice!! ;)
     
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    Mine is inspired by a witch common in Eastern European folklore, being a recurring character in dark fairytales, the name seemed apt.

    Also I live in a chicken-footed hut in the woods and feed on children by night.
     
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    I don't play games at all. I would not know where to start.
    amoniker as in monitor right? sorry if I am being slow here:(

    WOT? must check it up ..I am guessing it is a cartoon type of character right?

    Jim Carey is cool. Lot of energy he has.
    Marrand is a beautiful name...very unsual.
    Indeed Wong Foo is lush and I love my avatar too thank you:p

    Baba Yaga are you the big bad wolf ..from the three little pigs?:eek:
     
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    Moniker = a nickname, or pseudonym.
    Monitor = what you are presumably looking at to read these words.
     
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    I understand a nickname like this:

    Thomas is a name and Tom is a nickname.
    so
    where does Moniker come from?
    a pseudonym is a name that is made up to refer to another name right?
     
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    Where does Moniker come from? I don't honestly know. I'm not entirely sure what you are asking to be honest.
    A Pseudonym is a name that is used in place of a real name. Like Stephen King using the name 'Richard Bachman' when publishing Thinner and The Long Walk.
     
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    haha....if you made it up then that's fine I just thought it looked very similar to monitor.
    I never knew about Stephen King and Richard Bachman.
    that is intriguing.
     
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    ??? I'm confused. Do you think I just made the word up?
     
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    I thought you did you did..sorry.
    now I get it..thank you Lemex.:redface:

    moniker - Originally meant a mark left by a tramp on a building or fence to indicate he/she had been there; therefore, a tramp's moniker identified him/her like a signature

    this is such a strange definition.
    do you actually undersand what they mean by that?
     
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    My avatar is a Remembrance Day poppy, which I use every year at around this time. I'll probably keep it until after the weekend, when I'll change back to my usual Labour rose emblem.

    My username is a longstanding one. I think it started when a group of friends and I were thinking of starting a website in Year 9, and all came up with terribly witty pseudonyms.
     
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    That is what it used to mean. Note the use of the word 'originally'. Just as the word Punk used to mean a Prostitute. Leads to a very amusing reading of Shakespeare's Measure for Measure when one of the lines in the last scene is: 'To marry a punk my Lord?'
     

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