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How'd you get the name?

Post by kturock » Sat Apr 11, 2015 11:10 pm

Simple little topic. How did you come up with the name you use on Btown?

I'll start. About 17-18 years ago, my wife and I joined a Star Trek Klingon fan group. It would now be considered cosplay.
We had to create characters and make up names. Since all Klingon names started with a K', the rest was all that was needed. I saw a comic book called Turok and decided i'd use that. I modified it to have a 'u' as an inside joke. KT u rock. I was a metal head back in the day and was known for my car & house stereos and my large collection of metal cd's.

Back when Ebay and Btown started, my email was kturock@ a now defunct isp. So, I used it.

Nothing fancy. Marginally creative.

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Heh, I was called a Grognard. ;-)
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Re: How'd you get the name?

Post by pretre » Sat Apr 11, 2015 11:21 pm

Heh. Mine is also probably that old. Short for Le Pretre De Voyou, my screen name on BBSs.
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Re: How'd you get the name?

Post by 3eland » Sat Apr 11, 2015 11:32 pm

Mine is my last name with the B replaced with a 3.
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Re: How'd you get the name?

Post by kturock » Sat Apr 11, 2015 11:43 pm

I almost wrote a disclaimer at the end. Actually I did and deleted it. If you name is only your name, and isn't even a bit creative; don't waste our time. ;-)

On a serious note:
For those who can barely speak 1 language, what's the translation pretre?
Heh, I was called a Grognard. ;-)
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Re: How'd you get the name?

Post by 3eland » Sun Apr 12, 2015 1:04 am

kturock wrote:I almost wrote a disclaimer at the end. Actually I did and deleted it. If you name is only your name, and isn't even a bit creative; don't waste our time. ;-)

On a serious note:
For those who can barely speak 1 language, what's the translation pretre?
Image
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Re: How'd you get the name?

Post by kturock » Sun Apr 12, 2015 1:16 am

3eland wrote:
kturock wrote:I almost wrote a disclaimer at the end. Actually I did and deleted it. If you name is only your name, and isn't even a bit creative; don't waste our time. ;-)

On a serious note:
For those who can barely speak 1 language, what's the translation pretre?
Image
;)
For those who speak meme...could you please translate? Us old guys aren't always up to speed.
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Re: How'd you get the name?

Post by 3eland » Sun Apr 12, 2015 1:22 am

It's the Kevin Hart Grandpa Stare.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I8YIXk_18i0
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Re: How'd you get the name?

Post by kturock » Sun Apr 12, 2015 1:24 am

3eland wrote:It's the Kevin Hart Grandpa Stare.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I8YIXk_18i0
So, what? You callin' me a grandpa now..? I'd know how a grandpa would stare..?
Darn, kids. Get off my lawn. ;-)
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Re: How'd you get the name?

Post by 3eland » Sun Apr 12, 2015 2:00 am

Nah it more represents a "What you say to me boy?" expression lol.

Although you WERE called a Grognard....

:D

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Re: How'd you get the name?

Post by Kaliboi » Sun Apr 12, 2015 8:03 am

Lived a long time in Germany and everyone knew me as the California boy, so cali boy for short, with a personal twist
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Re: How'd you get the name?

Post by pretre » Sun Apr 12, 2015 4:38 pm

kturock wrote:I almost wrote a disclaimer at the end. Actually I did and deleted it. If you name is only your name, and isn't even a bit creative; don't waste our time. ;-)

On a serious note:
For those who can barely speak 1 language, what's the translation pretre?
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Re: How'd you get the name?

Post by athelu » Mon Apr 13, 2015 2:21 pm

athelu

20 years ago i was attempting to register a DBA name. Every option i tried had a conflict. Athelu was the name of the D&D world i created at the time, so registered that. I started using it as a userID on pretty much everything after that, since i figured it would always be available.

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Re: How'd you get the name?

Post by s_o_r_r_o_w » Mon Apr 13, 2015 4:48 pm

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In my angstier, teenage Goth days, I was using Sorrow as a handle, but I quickly learned that I was not alone, and I really haved having to come up with variations, so I developed this.

You can actually type it very quickly if you put on caps lock and hold shift.
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Re: How'd you get the name?

Post by DoggNewTrix » Mon Apr 13, 2015 11:54 pm

Not really creative just a song from Garbage with my own twist.
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Re: How'd you get the name?

Post by baptistcreature » Tue Apr 14, 2015 11:58 am

My uncle had a local punk band called the Baptist Creatures back in the mid-80's and they would use my school pictures on their promotional materials. When I was first looking for a screen name/email address/etc, one of their posters came to mind, and I've been using it since.

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