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Old 09-09-2018, 04:39 PM
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What does your username mean?

Mine is an obscure reference to the Zork universe. Mumberthax was one of the Flathead rulers. I chose the name because it sounds cool, and it's an obscure geek reference.
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Old 09-09-2018, 04:43 PM
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It's my real name. S. N. Faulkner
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Old 09-09-2018, 04:49 PM
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Mine also means S. N. Faulkner, I'm just a really bad speller.
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Old 09-09-2018, 04:55 PM
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I am also S N Faulkner and so is my wife
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Old 09-09-2018, 04:59 PM
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it's my real name. S. N. Faulkner
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mine also means s. N. Faulkner, i'm just a really bad speller.
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i am also s n faulkner and so is my wife
i am spartacus!
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Old 09-09-2018, 04:59 PM
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I used to know what my name meant years ago, but I can't seem to recall any more. And where are my pills?
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Old 09-09-2018, 05:00 PM
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Um...

My name is Johnny, and I lived in L.A. when I registered?
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Old 09-09-2018, 05:00 PM
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Old 09-09-2018, 05:01 PM
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I used to know what my name meant years ago, but I can't seem to recall any more. And where are my pills?
My dad variously said he suffered from CRS or CRAFT. Can't Remember Shit, or Cant Remember A F***ing Thing.
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Old 09-09-2018, 05:05 PM
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I'm not sure what my name means.
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Old 09-09-2018, 05:08 PM
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I forget. I'll have to check my logs.
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Old 09-09-2018, 05:09 PM
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I'm not sure what my name means.
I've always liked your user name, it seems to be saying something but something cryptic, enigmatic or obscure.
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Old 09-09-2018, 05:09 PM
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I assumed that it was asserting the trustworthiness of a brand of skin care products.
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Old 09-09-2018, 05:11 PM
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It's Welsh. "Son of Music". Bard name!
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Old 09-09-2018, 05:14 PM
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I'm not S.N.Faulkner, so I chose a name that is not snfaulkner to avoid confusion. In retrospect, I can see that this approach may not have worked as well as I had hoped.
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Old 09-09-2018, 05:16 PM
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When I met my current wife her mother had a cat named Dallas. When her mom's health began to fail I was informed that we now had a cat. Hated men because she had been thrown out of a car window and into a Mini-Mart parking lot, by presumably a man.

Once she figured out that the guy beside the fire was the same man who filled her food bowl, we were best friends for 20 years. Jones because I never knew her real last name. Could have been Smith.
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Old 09-09-2018, 05:18 PM
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Old 09-09-2018, 05:18 PM
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I wanted a username which superficially sounds like it could be a real name but once you stop to think about it a moment, you realize that it's made up.
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Old 09-09-2018, 05:20 PM
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I wanted a username which superficially sounds like it could be a real name but once you stop to think about it a moment, you realize that it's made up.
I knew a guy called Ronald McDonald, so you can never be sure.
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Old 09-09-2018, 06:08 PM
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Old 09-09-2018, 06:12 PM
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It's "Red Shirt" backwards, and a reference to a character of the same name in the Schlock Mercenary webcomic.
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Old 09-09-2018, 06:26 PM
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Mine is also my name. Peter King Beitz (pronounced "bites")
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Old 09-09-2018, 06:32 PM
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My name is Spanish for "The Kabong".
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Old 09-09-2018, 06:43 PM
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There is much wrapped up in my name...

神野猫, how I 'spell' it in Japanese means god field cat. Which is a perfectly valid Japanese name...in fact, there's an artist with that name, although she reads
神野 as 'Jinno', not 'Kamino'. It's also the name of a character I draw and RP.

The origin is an inversion of Nekogami, meaning 'catgod', a much more common username, which I used to use, into 'god's cat'.

As to why I've been using this little galaxy of names for most of the last 15-20 years...

Nyan.
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Old 09-09-2018, 06:48 PM
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Mine is Swedish for 'auto mechanic', which I'm not.
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Old 09-09-2018, 06:57 PM
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My username is ioioio because io is not searchable, and ioio just seems stupid.
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Old 09-09-2018, 06:57 PM
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My user name means "Boomshanka", but I spelled it wrong when I registered.
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Old 09-09-2018, 07:07 PM
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'Must a name mean something?' Alice asked doubtfully.

'Of course it must,' Humpty Dumpty said with a short laugh: 'my name means the shape I am ó and a good handsome shape it is, too. With a name like yours, you might be any shape, almost.'
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Old 09-09-2018, 07:21 PM
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It means I forgot the password to my original username and the associated email, so I created a new account to look up the email from the old account, so I could request a new password. But the email I used for the new account was the same one as the old account, so the mods noticed and when I explained, they cancelled my new account but changed the user name to the old account to the one I used to open the new account. I think.

Anyhow, it's clear I can't be trusted with anything more complicated that one letter and one number.
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Old 09-09-2018, 07:21 PM
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You would go in circles, seeing birds of the day morphing into birds of the night, if I tried to explain my username to you.
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Old 09-09-2018, 07:26 PM
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I donít know.

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Old 09-10-2018, 03:34 AM
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That I didn't want to drive y'all crazy trying to figure out how to spell the double-r in the word I chopped up.
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Old 09-10-2018, 03:37 AM
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Mine means I'm the 45th person to register here named S. N. Faulkner.
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It's also Polish for S N Faulkner.
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Old 09-10-2018, 05:23 AM
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My IRL name is Kay Aker. People often mistake my name to mean something to do with canoes and such.
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Old 09-10-2018, 06:01 AM
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Old 09-10-2018, 06:02 AM
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I'm not sure what my name means.
I always thought it was some mash up of ambivalent invalid.

Mine is the name of a crazy New Zealander who some claim beat the Wright brothers to powered flight. Unfortunately there was not a lot of documentary evidence.
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Old 09-10-2018, 06:05 AM
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My IRL name is Kay Aker. People often mistake my name to mean something to do with canoes and such.


ETA: Mine is self-explanatory now that avatars are allowed.

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Old 09-10-2018, 06:06 AM
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It's an anagram. Rearrange the letters to spell S N Faulkner.
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Old 09-10-2018, 06:18 AM
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Old 09-10-2018, 06:45 AM
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I stumbled on the Board by accident; the first thread I was bold enough to start was "Trivia Challenge: Famous septets" in Game Room. Septimus seemed a good name for that post.

I think I'd have hunted for a name more endearing or enduring if I'd had known I would post at least another 16,000 messages here!
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Old 09-10-2018, 06:45 AM
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I have no idea what mine means, if you work it out then please tell me. Also, I couldn't spell S N Faulkner.
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Old 09-10-2018, 06:50 AM
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Mine does not mean S N Faulkner.

I’m the only one.
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Old 09-10-2018, 07:12 AM
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My name is a reference to an SNL skit, performed by S.N. Falkner
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Mine means I read Science Fiction stories by Harry Harrison in my youth (and old age, too). It is rumored that Harry Harrison is a pen name for S.N. Falkner.
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I think mine is self-explanatory. Plus S. N. Faulkner and I have a sordid, secret past totally unrelated to random farm animals and headless Barbie dolls.
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I do! I saw you in a movie and you had hairy feet. I think it was you. Somebody had big, hairy feet.
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