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  1. katina

    katina Contributor Contributor

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    how did you chose your username?

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    Mine is in reflection to my first real name in sound.
     
  2. Cave Troll

    Cave Troll Loved by a Sweet lady. :) Supporter Contributor

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    I like the cooler and dimmer lighting. So my 'space' feels like a cave. :p
     
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    Shenanigator Has the Vocabulary of a Well-Educated Sailor. Supporter Contributor

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    Somewhere in the Lounge there's already an old thread with a similar title..."How Did You Get Your Username" or "How Did You Come Up With Your Username" or something. I'm certain of it, because I answered it.
     
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    And so where does troll come from?
     
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    I don't know it . Would you mind repeating it?
     
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    Some Guy Manguage Langler Supporter Contributor

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    There were four previous threads for this, all of them total zombe', like 2012. A fresh start is okay.
     
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    If you guessed "space rock," well, you'd be 100% incorrect. Moon is the MC from my WIP, so I went with that.
     
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    so what is your username?
     
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    Fairly certain I did, too.
     
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    Shenanigator Has the Vocabulary of a Well-Educated Sailor. Supporter Contributor

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    Short version, from my Signature: "As writers, we put our characters through all sorts of shenanigans. That makes us "shenanigators".

    Slightly longer version: My sister called the neighbors' cat "a little shenanigator" (some of my friends here know him as "Visitin' Kitteh"), so the word came from him. But I use it as a synonym for "writer" because of the above^^^.
     
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    I came here to WF as I wanted to learn the craft of writing. I had no story to tell and no plan to be an author. That was two years ago. I have never studied writing or language since i left school. So the only thing that could help me with this was the fact that I allways loved reading. As young I was obsessed with reading. A rough estimate would be that i have read something between 3 and 5 thousand books. That would be more than a giga byte of text.
    I am a GigaByte reader.
     
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    My username is the result of an epiphany. I hadn't intended to reveal any of my madness to the world, so I had another name ready. Then I realized my story wasn't about my selfish needs, and I don't write for glory (anyway). I'm just Some Guy trying to tell a story (or two).
    The other name?

    The Tyrant
     
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    I thought it was a HHGTTG reference.

    "Well, Zaphod’s just some guy, you know."
     
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    I've had Thundair since 96. I used to own an ozone company that purified water in places like the San Diego Zoo and other water-parks.
    One of the engineers at the time noted that the sweet smell after a thunderstorm was ozone, and he came up with the name which I used for the company. After I sold out I kept the name because that's what old people do.
    Since I've been on this forum I'm thinking of changing it to 'Mentally Challenged' or some other politically correct name.
     
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    ?? o_O
    HGTV?

    The only Zaphod I know of was a meerkat.
     
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    Let thou not dare, Thundair! :D
     
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    I love how everyone put so much thought into their usernames and I just strung three random names together, said it once in my head to see if they sounded good together, and went with it.
     
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    And my username is just my initials and four numbers I liked together. Because I am very creative.
     
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    Spirit animal.

    And two more x's because:

    1. Fox was taken.

    2. I can be inappropriate, a scoff-law, dare-I-say even flagrant, and the foxhounds can go shove it.
     
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    Wanted something short and punchy (not unlike myself) and was reading a lot about the American Old West at the time.
     
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    Was thinking of a somewhat basic, robotic sounding name. Also, wanted this for a Gmail, but didn’t workout.
     
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    Mine is the name of my main from Guild Wars 2, a Norn warrior. :supercheeky: But Loa means lover of anime.
     
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    From the earlier thread on this:

     
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    Chosen after a great, great uncle-by-marriage who was captain of the whaling ship Sir Andrew Hammond (7th voyage 1828-1831 - we still have his log (along with his telescope, almanac, and a few bits of scrimshaw etc.) - I would LOVE to try to work the log up into a story one day, it's an amazing document)
     

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