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What's the story behind your username?

Discussion in 'Chit Chat' started by La Corbeau, May 29, 2020.

  1. La Corbeau

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    Like, mine is La Corbeau because it's French (which I speak a little of) for the raven, my spirit animal and also my favorite poem.
     
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    Back when I was a kid, pokemon games had a hidden machine (HM) mechanic. I'm a huge nerd, and also thought HM03 was one of the best HMs.
     
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    It's the name of one of my all time favorite songs and also a reflection of the fact that, at the time I picked the name, my life was definitely a mixed bag of success and struggle. Kinda still is.
     
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    Mine is easy: I’m a high school band director.
     
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    My name and the year I was born.
     
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    I'm very unoriginal. My username used to be Mikey D because my given name is Michael and my last initial is D. I very recently changed it to my chosen name because I want to be known by this name now, and because I've really grown to hate "Mikey". I still like Michael/Mike, just not Mikey. On some other sites I've used the name Archangel, after the Archangel Michael from the Bible. That would have been so much better than "Mikey D".
     
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    Inspired by Solar Boy Django from the Boktai games, plus I like cats.
     
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    HM cut! Totally recgnized this.

    I think it was during nightime I made this account, or maybe I picked it because nightime is my favourite time of the day. To make a username that's not taken, I put "light" because it rhymes.
     
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    I happened to have visited Niagara Falls shortly before making this account, and had a keychain from it sitting on my desk while I was thinking of a name. I also tend to be very passionate about everything I’m interested in so the powerful, rushing water metaphor fit nicely.
     
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    My name (Sarah) was already taken, at the time I was listening to my favorite artist Girl in red and I thought I should just do that because why the heck not, I thought "girl in red" sounded too basic so I changed the spelling of girl to gurl. You can give my username a deeper meaning but all in all, this is how I came up with it haha.
     
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    I speak a bit of french too, not very good tho.
     
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    I was originally “NotMyName” because I wouldn’t have wanted anyone to know I’d joined an LGBT website.

    I changed it to “LostInDaydreams” because I spent more time daydreaming about leaving my (now ex) partner and finding a relationship with a woman, than I did taking any actual steps towards it.
     
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    I'm boring and unoriginal. It's my middle name which most people call me by because I'm not that fond of my first name and it sounds better. Also by strange coincidence, I've lived in a town called Destin too. So yeah, I was a kid named Destin living in a town called Destin....it certainly made me memorable to everyone I met if nothing else haha.
     
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    I came up with my username by using a username generator, focusing on names related to bisexuality. I wound up choosing this one because I swing both ways (as some people call it), and for the most part its still a secret because I'm only out to a few people.
     
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    I wanted mine to be an anagram of my birthname, but I couldn't think of anyting. So this is just a few letters from my first + last name combined. I love it tho.
     
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    I absolutely hate trying to come up with usernames. I feel like anything I come up with is goofy or stupid, so I just googled various types of mythology, looked for something that was relatable and here I am.
     
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    Fairly uninteresting for me - shortened version of my name + plus year of birth.
     
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    Picked a name from a book I am reading. Meleager was a poet writing in aprox. 100 B.C.E apparently. Just a bit pretentious!
     
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    Apparently I can be very cold, hence snowqueen!
     
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    This is a very interesting thread :thumbsup:
    Anyways, mine is the mixture of my name's first and last syllable.