How did you come up with your screen name?

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  1. bud121156

    bud121156 Western North Carolina

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    Lots of new folks........Had an old thread asking this in 2009. Whats the story behind your username?
    Mine is simply a nickname my parents gave me as a youngster, and my birthday....nothing to do with beer.
     
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  2. Clueless

    Clueless I use to have a handle on life but it broke.

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    Mine is pretty simple to figure out. Just take a look at most of my post. [:D]
     
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  3. turtle

    turtle New Member

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    Mine was a nickname given by coworkers actually because I was the opposite. Slow down turtle was a common thing to hear. I was in a job where fast movement from one area to another was critical and few could beat me to the other area.
     
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  4. rabird

    rabird Howdy!

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    I know nutin'
     
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  5. 69BuickGS

    69BuickGS Buick GS, Fast with Class!!

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    I'm a muscle car nut!! I have a 1969 Buick GS 400 Convertible, 1 of 1,776 made!!
     
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  6. Yellowkayak

    Yellowkayak Popups.....when sleeping on the ground gets to you

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    Mine is self explanatory!

    JJ
     
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  7. Britcopinaz

    Britcopinaz New Member

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    Mine is where I'm from, what I do, and where I'm at :)
     
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  8. kitphantom

    kitphantom Well-Known Member

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    It is shortened from Kitchen Phantom. My ministry area at church is overseeing the kitchen, which includes restocking paper goods, keeping an eye on the 'fridges, etc. The Phantom part came about because no one knows when I might appear and discard "outdated, anonymous and suspicious" food.

    I was also given the title Kitchen Czar, which seems a bit overbearing without the background, and "kitphantom" seemed an easier contraction than "kitczar".
     
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  9. Raycfe

    Raycfe Waterford Ct.

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    I am a big Ford nut. One of Ford's largest engines of the 60's where the FE engine family. So Ray ...... C (racy)...fe (390, 428 ci engines)....Raycfe. which I use for just about everything for years and years.
     
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  10. Pilot371

    Pilot371 Member

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    Mine is pretty boring

    Pilot - I always loved flying, and was taking some lessons at the time

    37 - was my age when I first came up with the name - needed a name when I first signed up for hotmail

    Pilot37 was taken - so I added the 1

    Hence Pilot371
     
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  11. lisainthewoods

    lisainthewoods New Member

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    I live in and love the woods! Hence "lisainthewoods"!
     
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  12. KJcachers

    KJcachers Active Member

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    it's our geocaching name. Karen and Jason. We also drive a Jeep Liberty which in the [o!!!o] world is a model KJ so it has double meaning for us!
     
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  13. PaThacker

    PaThacker Member

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    I live in PA, an archery hunter, and enjoy the sounds of thwacking arrows.
     
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  14. Dusty82

    Dusty82 New Member

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    I took my name from my Dusty, rusty, but always trusty '82 El Camino. It was named Dusty (or The Dentmobile) and it never let me down. The car is long gone (I made a big mistake in selling it,) but the name lives on... [:D]
     
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  15. carolinacampers

    carolinacampers Nights camped: 2008-10, 2009-25, 2010-6.

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    I searched for almost 2 years on ebay and then Craigslist for a PUP. I never knew about this or any of the other camping or pop-up sites out there. After we brought our PUP home, I decided to begin a search for "what do we do now?" I found this site right away -first thing- and decided to sign up. (Glad I found it!) So I chose Carolina Campers because it's where we live, and what we wanted to do.
    Later, I found that Carolina Campers has been used as a name for an organized group of North and South Carolina campers. I've been thinking of changing my name, but I've been this for so long. What to do? [?:~{]
     
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  16. Idahawk

    Idahawk " Esta Perpetua "

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    I live in Idaho and I am a huge Seattle Seahawks fan !
     
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  17. redjacket

    redjacket In memory of Nick Dilal, Sr. 1931-2005

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    Redjacket is the dining hall I work at. It is named for Chief Redjacket, an Iroquois who sold much of the land which is current day Geneseo to the settlers.
     
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  18. Camping Fever

    Camping Fever New Member

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    I stole my husband's nickname from High School and my kids were pyromaniacs whenever we went camping....so Burnzee seemed to be a good fit.
     
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  19. flakeyspam

    flakeyspam New Member

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    Mine started 15 years ago when we used aol as our internet provider it is short for florida keys pam as that is where we are from and where I was living I kept it because I still use the aol mail and I also use it for my yahoo mail
     
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  20. astronomynv

    astronomynv 98 Starcraft Constellation 1021 TV 93 Ford Bronco

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    Mine's simple, I'm into astronomy (pass Pres of NV astronomical soc) and I live in NV.
     
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