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Offline DeNile

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Re: Where did your profile name come from?
« Reply #100 on: August 26, 2010, 04:58:49 PM »
That's a great origin for your handle DeNile and it's really cool too that you're a fan of Egypt, so am I !! Yay, can we "enthuse about Egypt" later ? ;)

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Re: Where did your profile name come from?
« Reply #101 on: August 28, 2010, 07:45:13 PM »
One can think my name simply stands for the tool. But really, it's the nickname of one of my favorite drummers, Martin Axenrot of Bloodbath.
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Re: Where did your profile name come from?
« Reply #102 on: August 29, 2010, 06:13:33 PM »
My name is a bad-spelling version of one of the many names I call my rabbit.

For people who want to know, I designed it so people who read my name will take a little while, because the spelling is so awkward  ;D
(it is also fun to hear how people pronounce it, because it's almost always different xD).
Also, it is pronounced "foofy" or " fuffy" whatever you want :P
As a bonus, in online games many people just say the first 3 letters of your name, and I think "phu" looks cooler than "foo" or "fuf" :P

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Re: Where did your profile name come from?
« Reply #103 on: September 01, 2010, 11:18:45 AM »
This may seem a odd thing to ask, but I'm afraid to send Carl a PM...I know he's busy, so...

Carl's avatar looks like the Laughing Man symbol from Ghost in the Shell. I was just wondering if it was.
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Re: Where did your profile name come from?
« Reply #104 on: September 01, 2010, 11:23:17 AM »
Carl's avatar looks like the Laughing Man symbol from Ghost in the Shell. I was just wondering if it was.

You're spot-on ...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laughing_Man_(Ghost_in_the_Shell)

Hmmm...Not sure why, but my link isn't working. Anyway, just Google Laughing Man Ghost in the Shell and you'll see the wiki piece at the top I was trying to link.

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Re: Where did your profile name come from?
« Reply #105 on: September 01, 2010, 11:33:04 AM »
Woo! I can't belive I got it right, I've only seen the symbol once, and it was 2 years ago, on the show.  :o

Anyway, my new avatar is a fennec fox, which has a funny story attached. When I went to the Seattle Zoo, my mother and I went into a gift shop and were looking at stuffed animals. She held up one and said 'What do you think of this one?'
'Eh, it's a cute fennec fox, but no thanks.'
'...Did you read the lable?'
'No, why?'
She kept shaking her head the entire time we were in the store.  :P
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Re: Where did your profile name come from?
« Reply #106 on: September 01, 2010, 12:10:30 PM »
You're spot-on ...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laughing_Man_(Ghost_in_the_Shell)

Hmmm...Not sure why, but my link isn't working. Anyway, just Google Laughing Man Ghost in the Shell and you'll see the wiki piece at the top I was trying to link.

Metro, you're link isn't working because you don't have the second bracket as part of the link, without, wikipedia doesn't recognize the page.
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Re: Where did your profile name come from?
« Reply #107 on: September 02, 2010, 01:27:58 PM »
Hi5 TollingBells!  :)

Carl's avatar looks like the Laughing Man symbol from Ghost in the Shell. I was just wondering if it was.

I was pretty sure Metro-Man's avatar picture was a Zerg Hydralisk looking very grumpy. I've got a DVD of a version of Ghost in the Shell around here somewhere, I didn't / don't recall the "laughing man." But I know there are several versions of Ghost, several iterations too.

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Re: Where did your profile name come from?
« Reply #108 on: September 02, 2010, 04:35:36 PM »
Hi happytime,

I'm pretty sure Metroman has mentionend somewhere here that his avatar came from a game or something. I can be wrong, but I thought I recognised it to.
He also told us that he chooses that avatar because it was very 'family friendly', something I find secretly pretty funny. :P

Anyway, I haven't find any forum rule that says animated avatars are forbidden for us members so I was thinking of choosing my own to, once I find out how to make it.
Moderators, this is the time to stop me! Once I've made the avatar, it is to late! ;)

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Re: Where did your profile name come from?
« Reply #109 on: September 02, 2010, 05:34:12 PM »
Heya Leto!  :)

Yeah, reading back over the thread ... it's not like TollingBells didn't say "CARL." <slaps head>

Well, now I can't think of what Carl's ava-picture looks like, so I'll just hush.

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Re: Where did your profile name come from?
« Reply #110 on: September 02, 2010, 05:46:56 PM »
Anyway, I haven't find any forum rule that says animated avatars are forbidden for us members so I was thinking of choosing my own to, once I find out how to make it.
Moderators, this is the time to stop me! Once I've made the avatar, it is to late! ;)
Ha, ha. Metro has it and he's an admin, so that decision goes way over my head! :D I'd say go for it before Pam wants to officially change the forum rules. ;D
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Re: Where did your profile name come from?
« Reply #111 on: January 20, 2011, 03:57:07 AM »
My username is my name and birthday

Bde= Barbie D_____ E_____

1225= My birthday December 25th

The picture I use is a picture of me taken by a real life mixologist. :o

[Edit:  I removed your middle and last names, plus the year of your birth.  It's risky to put that information on a public forum, so I removed it for your own protection.  -Pam]




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Re: Where did your profile name come from?
« Reply #112 on: January 20, 2011, 04:27:10 AM »
My username is my name and birthday

Bde= Barbie Denise Euell

1225= My birthday December 25th 1982

The picture I use is a picture of me taken by a real life mixologist. :o

I was always wondering if it was you indeed in the picture. But I didn't dare to ask.
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Re: Where did your profile name come from?
« Reply #113 on: January 20, 2011, 05:11:06 AM »
Tis is a really interesting topic!
My name is actually Ruby, so yeah.  And I do love the Sims, so yeah, again. ::)
But feel free to just call me Ruby :)
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Re: Where did your profile name come from?
« Reply #114 on: January 20, 2011, 12:19:29 PM »
I had a great dane named Faith back in the age of AOL, when I created my first "username."

Its one of multiple user names I cycle through, and I thought it suitable for here, lol.


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Re: Where did your profile name come from?
« Reply #115 on: January 20, 2011, 05:53:01 PM »
Mine... is pretty obvious. My first name is Nate, which one day I realized was N8 (Just add an n sound to eight and you get neight or nate.) The gr8 part was just because I decided if I used an 8, why not use 2 abbreviated things? Also, I am n8thegr8/n9tehgr8 in various other things.

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Re: Where did your profile name come from?
« Reply #116 on: January 20, 2011, 09:24:36 PM »
Mine's pretty obvious; I LOVE CHOCOLATE. ;D

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Re: Where did your profile name come from?
« Reply #117 on: January 21, 2011, 12:51:43 AM »
I've enjoyed reading down through this thread and really chuckled about Pam's profile name.  (So easily amused   ::) )

I have a cousin with Downs Syndrome and he has always called me Ghee.  (Guh-eeee / as in clarified butter.)  It's not my name and doesn't rhyme with my name but it stuck.

The 'z' got added when I couldn't register as plain 'Ghee'.  I quite like the odd possessive (very lolcat) but realise that it makes me sound more male (geezer), especially with a male avatar, and I'm not.

May do something about the avatar... one day.

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Re: Where did your profile name come from?
« Reply #118 on: January 21, 2011, 04:24:27 AM »
@Gheez. So the profile name Ghee was already taken I asume? I don't remember a member with that name thoug.

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Re: Where did your profile name come from?
« Reply #119 on: January 21, 2011, 07:42:46 PM »
@Gheez. So the profile name Ghee was already taken I asume? I don't remember a member with that name thoug.

Not on here, Leto, it was when I first tried joining the EA site that it wouldn't accept just plain Ghee. It just seemed simpler to keep the z after that.   :)

(Actually, it makes no sense as when you search for a Ghee on EA there is one but, apparently, I was a member before them.  Sighs, suppose it just goes to show that I'm losing my marbles.)  :P


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Re: Where did your profile name come from?
« Reply #120 on: January 22, 2011, 03:56:51 AM »
Mine is pretty simple.My name is Rachel and a lot of people call me Rach,Ray or Ratchie in real life so I chose one of them.

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Re: Where did your profile name come from?
« Reply #121 on: January 28, 2011, 08:34:03 PM »
You should know mine.It's pretty obvious.:)

Well, I got a Compaq Laptop and I love it a lot.It's brand name is Compaq Presario.

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Re: Where did your profile name come from?
« Reply #122 on: January 30, 2011, 04:42:33 PM »
Well, mine is very hard to guess... :D
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Re: Where did your profile name come from?
« Reply #123 on: January 30, 2011, 04:48:28 PM »
You've got a dog named Jessie?
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Re: Where did your profile name come from?
« Reply #124 on: January 30, 2011, 05:02:32 PM »
Random bunch of letters put together when I started in Runescape...5 years ago? 6 years ago? O.O Wow. Didn't last long in runescape, but Castaras became my name pretty much everywhere.

Despite the fact that, unbeknownest to me at the time, Castaras is also a town in Spain. Found that fact out about a year after I made up Castaras. :P

 

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