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    What's the meaning of your user name? (2013)


    "What's in a name? That which we call a rose
    By any other name would smell as sweet."


    What Juliet said. Is there some interesting backstory to your clever LFO nom de plume? Or some stupid/silly joke reason?

    I got the idea from this old thread.

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    Trusted Penguin Irithori's Avatar
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    No meaning here.
    Got my avatar name from a fantasy name generator.
    You must always face the curtain with a bow.

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    I had a redneck buddy living next door to me in the late 90's, he was from Montana and he called me Mike"T-bob". Didn't mean anything but it stuck with me for a long time.
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    I got mine from The NeverEnding Story, not from the hard-core band. I was using it before them, though, I swear.
    Last edited by atreyu; 04-28-2013 at 09:54 PM. Reason: typo

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    Penguin of trust elija's Avatar
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    Sad and geeky here I'm afraid. Elija was the name of one of my AD&D characters and since I suck at choosing names, I stuck with it when I needed an on-line handle.
    "I used to be with it, then they changed what it was.
    Now what was it isn't it, and what is it is weird and scary to me.
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    Linux Guru rokytnji's Avatar
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    Great grandpas alias while on the run.

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    Linux Engineer MASONTX's Avatar
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    Simply city and state.
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    I served on aircraft carrier during the Viet Nam war.

    Bow the bow of a ship

    Cat catapault

    Shot launch

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    I was using Zenwalk, the distro, on an old PIII at the time of registering for this outstanding forum. It was a no-brainer!
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    It's the main character of a story I wrote in high school about a guy that was "cursed" one night, lived a horrible and miserable life, then died.... I think the name is catchy but because I am now so used to typing it I have a very hard time typing Smith.

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