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Where did you get your username from?

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So, I thought this might be a neat little thread, so what inspired you to pick your current username? Was it random? Your actual name? A reference to a game/movie/song? Or anything else! While some of yours are pretty easy to guess, I'm sure others will have an interesting backstory (maybe!?)

 

I shall begin with mine:

 

I used to play World of Warcraft and when they introduced arena's I picked Severance Express as one of my arena team names. I thought it sounded cool and it had a decent meaning, to cut off quickly, as in quickly dispatching the enemy. Or something along those lines.

 

Eventually, I got an Xbox and I liked the name so I stuck with the first part and cut off Express. My friend's name was VitaliusZero and so we thought it'd be fun to be the Zero clan, just for gimmicks. So I ended up with SeveranceZero! And now, I've grown to like it, so I use it as a common username.

 

Yes, yes, my story was convoluted and a bit of a bore, but I do look forward to seeing what others post!

 

PS: I am also Zero, Severance Package, Severus Snape, ME3 Hater among other things as various others have called me on here :D I welcome them all!

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Jordan Haygood    350

I got mine from...well...my real name.

 

Actually, for those who remember, I used to go by the name "Kaptain J" before I became an Editor. Where did it come from? Well, quite simply, the “J†stands for my first name. The “Kaptain†part came from me wanting to be known as “Captain,†for whatever reason. At first, I wanted to be known as “Captain Jordan,†so I put that as my name on MySpace (back before Facebook came to be). But then, I just shortened it to a simple letter “J.†When I went to put “captainj†in my new email address, it was apparently already taken. So I was all like “oh, HELL naw!†and replaced the “c†with a “k†and it stuck with me ever since. And it“s a good thing, too, because I“m a huge fan of the Donkey Kong Country series, which has a character known as Kaptain K. Rool.

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Johnny Cage    15

Uh. Johnny Cage is one of my favorite characters of all media. And "Johnny" kinda matches my real life name. So that.

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Kezins    335

My username is my last name spelled backwards. I've been using it for many years.

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Number 905    136

I'm a big fan of The Who and one my favorite songs from them is a little number written by John Entwistle called "905".

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Elizabeth is my first name. Prior to this, I had Lizzy and The Liztress as my usernames. Both are nicknames given to me by friends.

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Shane for Wax (the name I had when I first started)

A show called the L Word. It's no longer running but you can find the seasons from Amazon and such (you can watch them for free with Amazon Prime).

 

One of the characters is named Shane who is a hairdresser. A friend of hers owned a skate/surfboard shop named Wax. So, she started working there giving haircuts to the customers. Thus, she became Shane for Wax.

 

My current name is... well it's my birth nickname.

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Jordan Haygood    350

@Kat - Ah, so THAT'S where you got your avatar from!

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Well, I got my name from the man I killed in a sword duel - just kidding, my parents gave it to me upon my birth!

 

Though, for the peeps who knew of me before, I went by Ordinary Gentleman. The name came from how I liked to see myself - nothing too crazy or off-kilter, I like games, movies, sports, and just everyday basic stuff. So, I went with that. And it sounded fancy.

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@Kat - Ah, so THAT'S where you got your avatar from!

 

Yup. Avatar and sig. :-)

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barrel    380

Believe it or not, I just may have a

or
for barrels, possibly a fetish of sorts. (yes, the latter vid kind of shows the real reason. And no, you aren't getting your time back for watching either video.).

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Jason Clement    964

Believe it or not, I just may have a

or
for barrels, possibly a fetish of sorts. (yes, the latter vid kind of shows the real reason. And no, you aren't getting your time back for watching either video.).

 

Now every time I see your name, barrel, I'm going to think of little girls running around saying "barrel!" and others saying "this barrel looks best from this angle, doesn't it?". :P

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barrel    380

Yes. It actually did come from the Star Ocean 2 thing.

Now every time I see your name, barrel, I'm going to think of little girls running around saying "barrel!" and others saying "this barrel looks best from this angle, doesn't it?". :P

As you should. You wonder why I like games like Atelier Totori, well, you now know the real reason. it's definitely not because of the game it's because I like little girls who...*stops*...erm, I like barrels being appreciated, that's all. Don't read too much into it.

 

... Barrel... ... .... Barrel BARREL Barrel BARREL Barrel BARREL Barrel BARREL Barrel BARREL Barrel BARREL BARREL.

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bink    33

Yup. Avatar and sig. :-)

 

Ahh I thought that was you in your avatar and sig. And the gif image you posted in another forum, I thought "Whoa that's pretty wild to have a gif of yourself on-hand!"

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TKtheknight    962

Well TK is my initials and nickname. My username is my gamertag for everything. When I first signed up for xbox live, I didn't know what name to use so I though of just using TK. It wouldn't work because it was too short so I figured out trying many TK's like TKtheking, TKthekiller, TKthekid, TKthekool, TKthekrunch, etc. Anything that made sense with my name. In the end I decided TKtheknight because for some reason it fits better than the others. If I had to change my name ever, I would probably change it to The Knightmare (I'm sure it's taken) so maybe xXTheKnightmareXx. Although not really fan of using x's. TKtheknight sounds about right to me.

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Ahh I thought that was you in your avatar and sig. And the gif image you posted in another forum, I thought "Whoa that's pretty wild to have a gif of yourself on-hand!"

 

Haha. Yeah. It would be pretty wild. Nah. I wish I looked like Kate Moennig sometimes but nah. Just stuff I found online.

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Emilia Clarke    851

Believe it or not, I just may have a

or
for barrels, possibly a fetish of sorts. (yes, the latter vid kind of shows the real reason. And no, you aren't getting your time back for watching either video.).

Love the first vid!

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DarkCobra86    571

I used this game way back when I played AAA (alien adoption agency). I spent so many years on it and it just eventually got worse and worse. Too much changes and forcing people to pay to play. Initially I wanted cloud or something generic like that, but I thought about DarkMan. But that was taken so I just thought of Darkcobra and it just stuck ever since.

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beerrun    0

Between constantly having to run out and get more and taking 4+ hour road trips to get what I wanted to drink.

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PoukiSan    1

I've been using Poukis in various forums and messengers for the past 10 years or so :P It's a mixture of Pooky and my last name... Why it happened I don't know, but I do remember the day back in high school when it begun! I actually think that the first time I've ever used it was when playing Pokemon Yellow :P So perhaps it also had to do something with that... Hm.. Anyhow! I also respond to Pouk. Whenever Poukis is taken ( :angry:) or I just feel bored I use something appropriately close like Poukov (RA3), PoukiousMalleus (DoW), Poukia (Diablo 1&2 - and whenever I play female characters) and the one that is becoming a favorite is Fool_of_a_Pouk :P Here since I initially joined the site mainly for vns I just went for a little Japanese flavour :D

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Blazeknyt    73

I made this name when I started playing Maplestory. As for how the name came about:

My favorite element of the 4 main ones (earth, water, fire, wind) is fire, blaze just being another term for fire. When I was starting Maplestory, I was originally going to be a warrior, but then ended up changing into a magician, despite playing with the spelling of "knight". I eventually became a Fire mage anyways.

The name sounded cool, so I decided to stick with it.

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DrPixel    123

Mine is a bit weird I guess, and a tad bit embarassing.

 

Back when I used to mod the Sims like crazy, there was this one user on a Sims modding site called "Dr. Pixel". Short story short, I stole their name and have used it ever since. :D

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