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Re: Where Does Your Handle Come From?

Postby Counterpunch » Fri Jul 11, 2014 8:00 am

Motto: "...and I used to be such a nice guy."
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I have a great reverse punch...
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Re: Where Does Your Handle Come From?

Postby Amelie » Sat Jul 12, 2014 1:13 pm

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I'd watched the movie "Amelie" and liked it. It was supposed to be a temporary change, but in the way back every attempt to change it led to someone saying "I don't see Amelie about anymore" or "your new name sucks". So "Amelie" it remains.
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Re: Where Does Your Handle Come From?

Postby JelZe GoldRabbit » Sat Jul 12, 2014 2:05 pm

Motto: "The only good is knowledge, and the only evil is ignorance."
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Amelie wrote:I'd watched the movie "Amelie" and liked it. It was supposed to be a temporary change, but in the way back every attempt to change it led to someone saying "I don't see Amelie about anymore" or "your new name sucks". So "Amelie" it remains.


And I have that movie! Good to see my suspicions were spot on :D
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Re: Where Does Your Handle Come From?

Postby Yweggo » Sat Jul 12, 2014 8:24 pm

Random name generator from SWG. Liked it a lot, so now its my internet handle.
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Re: Where Does Your Handle Come From?

Postby Mindmaster » Mon Jul 14, 2014 9:06 pm

Motto: "For I have dipped my hands in muddied waters, and, withdrawing them, find 'tis better to be a commander than a common man!"
Weapon: Dark Saber Sword
I was just an eighth grade kid when I first made this account. I actually had a couple accounts beforehand, both of which were something like "Nemesis PrimeX" ("X" being some numbers), which I have lost the log-in information for. Went and made a third account, promising myself that I'd be more active on the boards. I was sitting in front of the screen, trying to come up with an original name, and "Mindmaster" was the first thing to pop up. So it was, and shall be forever more. I've actually built up other, non-Transformers-related accounts with the same name, I've become so very fond of the name.

Later in life, I found that my name was not as original as I thought it was. :oops:

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Re: Where Does Your Handle Come From?

Postby Mindmaster » Mon Jul 14, 2014 9:40 pm

Motto: "For I have dipped my hands in muddied waters, and, withdrawing them, find 'tis better to be a commander than a common man!"
Weapon: Dark Saber Sword
Noideaforaname wrote:*snip*


Embarrassing, but true, story: for whatever reason, I didn't catch on to your name, thinking it was some gibberish. Thinking that, I pronounced it as "Noid-uh-frame". A little less than a year later, I finally got it. I've been facepalming hard since. #-o #-o #-o
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Re: Where Does Your Handle Come From?

Postby Mkall » Fri Jul 18, 2014 5:13 pm

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Years ago I signed up (for the very first time) to a message board of a Star Trek fandom. I don't even remember what it was called. I decided to Klingon-ize my name Michael into M'Kall. I liked it well enough that I carried it with me to other boards. Eventually I found a board that didn't like the apostrophe, so I dropped it and following good grammar, uncaptialized the K to become Mkall.
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Re: Where Does Your Handle Come From?

Postby Samsonator » Thu Aug 14, 2014 8:14 pm

Motto: ""Death is the only way out.""
Weapon: Sword of Fury
Name: Sam

Self insertion character in comic strips friends and I would write in highschool: Samson (Not my choice, but I ran with it)

Transformer I really like: Devastator (even though my favourite character is Soundwave)

Samson + Devastator = Samsonator.... I guess...

I had considered changing it many times over the last... probably about 8 years or so... to fit it in with my usual online persona of "TheNewSam" but honestly even though I'm coming up on my 11th year on the site, I'm on so infrequently that the name is all the older members have to remember me by.
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Re: Where Does Your Handle Come From?

Postby chivesbot20 » Sat Aug 16, 2014 7:43 am

I nicknamed myself chives and I always loved the autobots, so the 20 comes from my bday
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Re: Where Does Your Handle Come From?

Postby Blast Cannon » Sat Aug 16, 2014 6:33 pm

Motto: ""Life is all about risks and it requires you to jump. Don't be a person who has to look back and wonder what they would have or could have had. No one lives forever.""
Weapon: Dual Lasers
I named myself after my penis.
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Re: Where Does Your Handle Come From?

Postby Madeus Prime » Mon Aug 18, 2014 11:34 am

Motto: "Rule #9 of the Madeus Handbook: Don't let him near a computer."
Well I've always liked the term deus ex machina.

Of course, my previous name, Godzillabot Primal, needs no explanation as to the inspiration!

So when I decided to have my character regenerate in my comic, I wanted a new name to go with the face.

So I scrambled up "deus ex machina" into "Madeus". (Obviously I might add an EX, just because)

So that's me.
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Re: Where Does Your Handle Come From?

Postby Blast Cannon » Mon Aug 18, 2014 2:38 pm

Motto: ""Life is all about risks and it requires you to jump. Don't be a person who has to look back and wonder what they would have or could have had. No one lives forever.""
Weapon: Dual Lasers
Madeus Prime wrote:So I scrambled up "deus ex machina" into "Madeus".


That makes literally no sense.
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Re: Where Does Your Handle Come From?

Postby Madeus Prime » Mon Aug 18, 2014 3:02 pm

Motto: "Rule #9 of the Madeus Handbook: Don't let him near a computer."
Blast Cannon wrote:
Madeus Prime wrote:So I scrambled up "deus ex machina" into "Madeus".


That makes literally no sense.


I didn't say it did make sense :P
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Re: Where Does Your Handle Come From?

Postby Blast Cannon » Mon Aug 18, 2014 3:10 pm

Motto: ""Life is all about risks and it requires you to jump. Don't be a person who has to look back and wonder what they would have or could have had. No one lives forever.""
Weapon: Dual Lasers
Madeus Prime wrote:
Blast Cannon wrote:
Madeus Prime wrote:So I scrambled up "deus ex machina" into "Madeus".


That makes literally no sense.


I didn't say it did make sense :P


LOL you're so zany.
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Re: Where Does Your Handle Come From?

Postby Madeus Prime » Mon Aug 18, 2014 3:28 pm

Motto: "Rule #9 of the Madeus Handbook: Don't let him near a computer."
Blast Cannon wrote:
Madeus Prime wrote:
Blast Cannon wrote:
Madeus Prime wrote:So I scrambled up "deus ex machina" into "Madeus".


That makes literally no sense.


I didn't say it did make sense :P


LOL you're so zany.


Why thank you! ;;)



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Re: Where Does Your Handle Come From?

Postby Fuhzimota » Mon Aug 18, 2014 6:55 pm

Motto: "Don't follow me. I'm lost, too."
Weapon: V-Lock Rifle, V-Lock Cannon
Whoops....
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Re: Where Does Your Handle Come From?

Postby Fuhzimota » Mon Aug 18, 2014 6:56 pm

Motto: "Don't follow me. I'm lost, too."
Weapon: V-Lock Rifle, V-Lock Cannon
>:oP Meh... could have sworn that I had already posted this, but anyhoo...
Back in High School, I had a friend that had immigrated to the US,spoke very little English, and he also suffered from a speech impediment. He struggled through our English classes, and I offered to help him. As English was his second language, and his impediment kept him from pronouncing words correctly, The Hunchback of Notre Dame was read "Quasimodo" but my buddy would say "Fuhzimota" (which sounded like he was trying to say "fuzzy motor" which all of our disturbed circle though was really funny - I know, what a bunch of morons....but hey, it was the '80s...) Years later, I would try various smart-ass names for my first email account (back when ya had to PAY for internet browsers - you know, the Stone Age?) but the only one I could come up with that wasn't already taken (and that I could remember) was Fuhzimota, and it stuck... so as I've said elsewhere, I'm Fuhzi for life! :lol:
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