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Old 10-22-2007, 07:47 PM
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Cool usernames not taken.

Since the topic of name changes seems to be floating around, this is a thread where people who are happy with their names (or at least not planning to change) make available good username ideas for people considering name changes and prospect noobs.

Pierian Sipper is a great name (for someone like me, at least).

Actually, I am surprised there are no usernames (that I can think of) that refer to the Pierian Springs.

Any good usernames you want to suggest?
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Old 10-22-2007, 07:51 PM
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The Pierian Spring was the name of my high school literary annual.

I'm surprised there aren't more Simpsons-based user names.
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Old 10-22-2007, 09:51 PM
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Pugnacious Poodle

"Wha.... thunk"
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Old 10-23-2007, 05:56 AM
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Cyborg Platypus is still available.
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Old 10-23-2007, 06:05 AM
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Toast Museum.
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Old 10-23-2007, 06:06 AM
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Muffin-eating Moose.
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Old 10-23-2007, 06:18 AM
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Old 10-23-2007, 06:39 AM
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Here Be Dragons
We have to be sure about this (I think that's not too long)
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Old 10-23-2007, 07:36 AM
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Anybody else have Undo Circumcision Damage in the Google ad?

That said, how about Skin Cone?
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Old 10-23-2007, 07:44 AM
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How can Teddy Ruxpin, Destroyer of Worlds not yet be taken? Man, screw the noobs. I'm takin' that one!
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Old 10-23-2007, 07:47 AM
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Old 10-23-2007, 07:56 AM
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For someone trying out the board prior to subscribing:

Wild-Assed Guest
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Old 10-23-2007, 07:56 AM
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Toast Museum.
That's a great one, you just come up with it?
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Old 10-23-2007, 08:08 AM
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That's a great one, you just come up with it?
I've been trying to sell it for ages. I have a somewhat successful track record in this respect - Birefringence and Atomic Badger Racing (where are they now?) both chose their names from my catalogue. My prices are quite reasonable.

Toast Museum is something my brother-in-law reportedly uttered in his sleep once, and it stuck with me.
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Old 10-23-2007, 08:45 AM
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I maintain a little list of cute names that come up here and there:

Armond Tamzerian Location: Springfield
Spider Pig Location: Springfield
Islamic Rage Boy™ Location: Srinagar, India
Bat Boy Location: Unemployed
Niles Bitchly Location: Behind Rodney
Oscar, Kitty of Doom Location: In Bed with You
5,000 Year-Old Man (And post entirely in character)
FDNY Commissioner Scoppetta Location:NY
Double Nose Andean Tiger Hound Location: Bolivia
Leisure Spacesuit Larry Location: Mudd
String Monkey Location: Dog River, SK
and of course ...
Bacon Salt

I have no idea who FDNY Commissioner Scoppett is or why he made the list.
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Old 10-23-2007, 09:16 AM
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A Jerk
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Old 10-23-2007, 09:23 AM
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Threads like this come up now and then. A few years back, I suggested the following, from an SNL fake commercial for the soundtrack of the movie Valentine (these were the names of the bands on the album):

Exquisite Mammals
T.C.
Wheelwright's Ghost
Grab The Jester
Motherboard
Skilled Homicide Harmony
Book
Fall Creek Confederacy
The Frown Squad
Motionless-Z
Kayak
Dirty Yellow Hammer
Donkey Kong U.K.
All Your Blood
Bang The Skull Slowly
Hat
Gravel Fork
The Handless Kings
Rabbitpunch
Rice
Nuclear Zeitgeist
Pineapple Man
Fool's Cap
Buzzgum
Brain Gorge
Brian Georg
Pi Eating Contest
Mr. Hameye
Agribuisness
Marvin's Toes
Birmingham Sound Expedition
Stab The Bishop
Cunk
Infant 714
Decimal Metaphor
Half of
5445 North Park Drive Community Vigilence & Restoration Comittee
CL


And then there were the following I culled from episodes of the Sifl & Olly Show:

Zappy
Chirper
Rope Burn
Axe Sharpener
Clamknuckle
Lou Ferrigno
Mr. Hi-Fi Banjo Strings
Double-Decker Soul Wrecker
Sifl
Olly
Chester
Precious Roy
Peto
Flek
Grout
Jargon Scott
Dr. Vernon Merble
Anita Zest
Cheeseboy
Deuce Loosely
Crescent Fresh
Aesop Jones
Eddie from Jersey
Spiticus
Click Whittaker
Zafo
Delixir Sorbaño
The Bearded Beard
The Breathing Salami
Delictush Sexplosius
Chachi Longbow
Kee Kee and the P.P. Gang
Sgt. Blind Kiwi Tarzan
Damp Rag
Inventor Pat Lacy
Rex Morgan, Night Golfer
Foot-Long Hamster
Backs Stabbath
Becky Sixteen
Icky Starmaker
Vicious Coy
Cinders Blue
Miracle Dirt
Scarehooker
CHAMPS-1
Bicentennial Condor
Artoobacca
Appleman for President
Dr. Armshoulder Shoozenshorts
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Old 10-23-2007, 10:12 AM
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"Originally Posted by" or "whoever posted this before" would be great names for people who get quoted a lot.
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Old 10-23-2007, 10:22 AM
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Spank the Monkey
C:\DOS\run dos run
Vaginal Discharge
Premature Adjudicator
Ignorance
Cyril Adams
Cite?

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Old 10-23-2007, 10:37 AM
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Tedious Wanker
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Old 10-23-2007, 04:25 PM
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Philatelic Babirusa (my winning entry in a Googlewhack competition on another board)

From the world of primates:
Douroucouli
Uakari
Slow Loris
Aye-Aye Captain

And the one I've suggested once and will continue to recommend in any thread started by a solicitor of a username: Goa Ska Lice, a respacing of the letters in the phrase Go Ask Alice
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Old 10-23-2007, 05:20 PM
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FDNY Commissioner Scoppetta Location:NY...

I have no idea who FDNY Commissioner Scoppett is or why he made the list.
Maybe it's a reference to Virginia State Medical Examiner Kay Scarpetta in all those Cornwell novels.

How 'bout:
Fletcher Bowman
Luke Uppindaskye
Condo Leaser Ice
Princess Ownname
Moe Mailliard (Mow My Yard)
Pam B. Namby
Baron Unashamed
Aladdin Sweatpants
Sue Ann Wynn
Claude Baddely
Roxanne Sand
Tucker Inlate
Wagner Tailfeather
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Old 10-23-2007, 05:31 PM
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Comma Eight Comma One
Killer Snowman
Liquid Nitrogen
Tanooki Suit
Powdered Toast Man
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Old 10-23-2007, 05:33 PM
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Half Vast
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Old 10-23-2007, 05:43 PM
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Except for a couple of very obvious ones, and a few explained, most are not making much sense to me. Explanations for why you think your proposals are cool or clever or original would be welcome.
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Old 10-23-2007, 05:51 PM
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OK,
Comma Eight Comma One - come command code from the Commodore 64
Killer Snowman - Mostly a reference to Calvin & Hobbes
Liquid Nitrogen - duh
Tanooki Suit - Coolest Mario power-up ever
Powdered Toast Man - a character from Ren & Stimpy
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Old 10-23-2007, 06:08 PM
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Man of the Peephole
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Old 10-23-2007, 07:08 PM
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Botanists/ Horticulturalists might use one of my two favorite plant names:

Bastard Toadflax
Hoary Puccoon
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Old 10-24-2007, 07:25 AM
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Sheriff Ishot
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Old 10-24-2007, 08:19 AM
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Flancrest Enterprises
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Old 10-24-2007, 09:19 AM
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Why not change yours to Cool Username Not Taken?
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Old 10-24-2007, 09:28 AM
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Old 10-24-2007, 09:31 AM
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Except for a couple of very obvious ones, and a few explained, most are not making much sense to me. Explanations for why you think your proposals are cool or clever or original would be welcome.
Don't know if you meant me, but I chose A Jerk because of the rule "Don't be a jerk." Seemed humorous at the time, but I concede that my humor meter is not the standard.
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Old 10-24-2007, 11:15 AM
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Why not change yours to Cool Username Not Taken?
Because then it would be taken.
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Old 10-24-2007, 11:16 AM
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Don't know if you meant me, but I chose A Jerk because of the rule "Don't be a jerk." Seemed humorous at the time, but I concede that my humor meter is not the standard.
Yeah, that was fairly self explanatory. I wonder if they would allow it. Ditto for Troll, Sock, or anything to that effect.
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Old 10-24-2007, 11:35 AM
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Sir Nigel Dorking
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Old 10-24-2007, 12:36 PM
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McLovin

Did someone ever take Chicken of Bristol?
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Old 10-24-2007, 12:54 PM
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For someone with a martyr complex, nothing would work better than posting here under the name of Ignorance. I've had thoughts of it a few times, but just because I'm a goofball.
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Old 10-24-2007, 01:15 PM
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Evol Shandor, the mysterious architect from Ghostbusters.
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Old 10-24-2007, 01:16 PM
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Awhile back I started threads on cool, never-used Tolkien and Monty Python usernames; there were some great ones there. Nowadays, if I were a Doper noob, I might go for:

Duke of Fraestead - my AD&D character, long ago
Paladin - which he was
Magistrate - my current gig
Chief Justice - my dream job
Buckeye - I'm a proud Ohioan
Obie - and a proud Oberlin graduate
Jethro Q. Walrustitty - one of my all-time favorite Python silly names
H.M. Minister of Silly Walks - from one of my favorite Python sketches
Wensleydale - from both Python and Wallace & Gromit
Stinking Bishop - also from W&G
Annatar - Sauron's Elvish name as the deceptive "giver of gifts"
His Majesty - to fit my ego, heh
Imhotep Box - the actual name of a person who appeared in court before me
Daphne Threat Medley - ditto, but I'm a dude, so that would be too confusing....
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Old 10-24-2007, 01:25 PM
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Reverse Peristalsis
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Old 10-24-2007, 02:24 PM
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we've gone 41 posts, and nobody as yet mentioned:
seymour butz

(you know--the famous author, who wrote "Underneath the bleachers")
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Old 10-24-2007, 02:24 PM
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The current commercial for the vegetable-peeling gloves marketed as "Tater Mitts" never ceases to remind me of the episode of "That '70s Show" where Kelso slips on some mashed potatoes in the lunchroom and slides into a support pole, "totally racking himself."

For the rest of the episode, everyone called him Tater Nuts.

Something about that just cracks me up...Tater Nuts. Heeheehee...
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Old 10-24-2007, 02:35 PM
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Or, for Seinfeld fans:

Buck Naked

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Old 10-24-2007, 03:01 PM
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Tanooki Suit - Coolest Mario power-up ever
We did have a tanookie, who last posted about a month after you joined.

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Old 10-24-2007, 03:02 PM
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Old 10-24-2007, 04:53 PM
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I'm still regretting that I didn't choose geegaw. I guess it's up for grabs.
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Old 10-24-2007, 05:21 PM
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"That's McLovin! He's our friend! We should be guiding his cock, not blocking it!"

Is Slartyblartfast taken yet?

Vote for Pedro
Yossarian, or Yo-Yo's Roomies for that matter.
Jerry Cruncher

Okay, they're all characters from movies/books, so I'll stop listing them.
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Old 10-24-2007, 06:35 PM
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For someone with a martyr complex, nothing would work better than posting here under the name of Ignorance.
Also a great one! You and I have the best so far.
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Old 10-24-2007, 06:40 PM
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Or, for Seinfeld fans:

Buck Naked
Or Hill Street Blues fans.

I have thought of changing my name to this in real life. Buck Naked, M.D. would look cool on a nameplate outside my door, plus opening up whole new dimensions in walk-in traffic.

In the realm of botanical usernames, you can't go wrong when you go Latin.

Amorphophallus and Datura could be the SDMB's next power couple.

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