how did you decide on your username

Discussion in 'Welcome!' started by Roc, May 19, 2016.

  1. Roc

    Roc Guest

    But your no longer a newbie....LOL
     
  2. Flagg37

    Flagg37 Officer at large

    We'll have to start calling him old Jack then.
     
  3. bondolo

    bondolo Supporting Member

    I started using "bondolo" on computer BBS systems in the early 1980s. I've tried to use it consistently everywhere since. I will even sign up for services I have no immediate plans to use in order to secure this username. The name comes from an old Canadian sketch comedy group, Dr. Bundolo's Pandemonium Medicine Show. The show was never consistent about whether it was "Bundolo/"Bondolo". I also chose to use a lower case "b".
     
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  4. Flagg37

    Flagg37 Officer at large

    No wonder that username is always taken.
     
  5. anathema

    anathema Supporting Member

    I grew up in a cult.

    I am not religious.

    I chose this name to announce that I don't mind being on my own without the church. I try to use it wherever I can but it's usually taken.
     
  6. LordHelmet

    LordHelmet Supporting Member

    what cult?
    I just thought that Lord Helmet was funny.
     
  7. anathema

    anathema Supporting Member

    Seventh Day.
     
  8. gimmito

    gimmito Supporting Member

    Different spelling of a nickname my family gave me as a kid.
     
  9. Ashalye

    Ashalye Webmaster

    Mine is a mis-spelling of my first and last name. I've used this username for over 20 years now.
     
  10. xcaret

    xcaret Supporting Member

    Growing up I saw on TV promos for a beautiful place on the Mayan Peninsula; that's as close as I have ever been there...
     
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  11. roostertech

    roostertech reef noob

    There is a big theme park in Cancun with that name
     
  12. xcaret

    xcaret Supporting Member

    Back in the day, visitors had to shower to remove most/all traces of body lotion in order to go into the water; I'm taking of over 30 years ago; not surprised if it has become something more "commercial" but I bet it's the same place; maybe one day...
     
  13. Flagg37

    Flagg37 Officer at large

    Sounds like one giant sunburn.
     
  14. Gablami

    Gablami Supporting Member

    Mine is a combo between my name Gabe and my wife's last name Gholami.

    Rooster, if I went your way I would be called sheepmed. Not nearly as cool as roostertech.
     
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  15. 650-IS350

    650-IS350 Supporting Member

    My area code and what I used to drive
     
  16. Fish Boss

    Fish Boss Guest

    Time to bring back an old, fun thread! I was at neptunes about to check out, when someone told me that i get a discount if i am a bar member. I thought "sweet, i can save a few bucks for free, why not?" So i was trying to think of a name, looked around and saw all of the fish/coral around, and just somehow thought of the name fish boss and finalized my account before checking out. After i actually started surfing this site, i realized how knowledgable everyone was, and realized i should have made my username reef noob! Oh well lol
     
  17. yellojello

    yellojello Supporting Member

    It's best to add the fish boss last when introducing livestock to the aquarium.
     
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  18. DEATH BY SNU SNU

    DEATH BY SNU SNU Supporting Member

    LOL!!!!!! Too funny!!! Is he a Yellow Tang by any chance???? hehe
     
  19. yellojello

    yellojello Supporting Member

    Needed a nickname when I first started multiplayer gaming on our coax dorm network, Warcraft and Warcraft 2. I really liked yellow, wore lots of yellow shirts. Not much rhymed with yellow. I really liked eating jello in the cafeteria. Thus, yellojello. Although I enjoyed red jello more than yellow.
     
  20. Mark B

    Mark B Supporting Member

    My son signed me up. I am normally Daddio on other forums. I would change this one to Daddio if I could figure out how??????????? Is it possible?
     

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