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12 Jun 2011 - 12:3159498
Where did your username come from?
Looking around this site I've seen loads of really interesting usernames! So where did yours come from?

Mine is BabemRoze (duh) and pronounced "babum-roze" - It came from when I was around 14. I had a large group of friends and there were a few Emma's but coz I was the youngest people called me Baby Emma. Which then got shortened to Babem and when I made a username I added my favourite flower...but spelt it with a Z coz I'm cool like that BD

and ever since it's stuck!

What about you guys?


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12 Jun 2011 - 12:4159499
My username is Ralaxcelm.

How I got to use this one was fairly easy. Since I'm a big Kingdom Hearts fan I made my own Nobody OC and scrambled the letters from my name with a extra X to it.


12 Jun 2011 - 12:4259500
Mine is my name in my Cosplay group. It originated because we at Crap Rocket Productions were supposed to be named after pokemon games and characters and Red was supposed to be the strongest trainer so yeah of course then purple came along >_<
But yeah, i'm named after my group and the strongest trainer.


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12 Jun 2011 - 12:4959501
my username originates from a really really old nickname

ps - great idea for a thread


12 Jun 2011 - 12:5559502
Mine originates from my nickname. Since there were 2 Emma's in our group, I became known as Emu. Not long after I went through an emo phase, so people started calling me the emo emu and the name's just stuck! xD


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12 Jun 2011 - 13:1459503
I chose mine because cosplay is about taking on different identities, Alias was already taken on cosplay.com so I added the rest.


12 Jun 2011 - 13:1959504
PArt of it is part of my real name, part of it was added in there because my real name was taken way back in the day. Then sjbonnar became kinda known among Yu-Gi-Oh players when I used to do that, then it just stuck!


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12 Jun 2011 - 13:2359505
Quote TheEmoEmu:
Mine originates from my nickname. Since there were 2 Emma's in our group, I became known as Emu. Not long after I went through an emo phase, so people started calling me the emo emu and the name's just stuck! xD


another emma! xD We're just too popular


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12 Jun 2011 - 13:2859508
Athora
My username was literally a name i made up, when I first got myspace when i was 13 - people had made names up for themselves, and i wanted to do the same. Athora popped into my head and that's the name I've had ever since.
Then when i got dA aages ago and had a different username; TamurilMinyatur (during my LOTR obsession, dont ask xD) Then when i got loooads of spam on that account so i closed it and made a new one, but Athora was already taken! (noooooo!) and that's where Athora-x came from
but on CI i mucked up my email address on here so i had to make a new one; Athora.x !!!
So there, the story of my username xD Now most people just call me Athora - it's great because i don't usually like giving out my real name.


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12 Jun 2011 - 14:2659525
A lack of imagination.


12 Jun 2011 - 15:0959532
Perry- Short for Petroliuus, one of the characters in a project I was gonna do/ might still do.

I stole the name from her. Heheh.


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i'm stifledPetroleum on Pesterchum, but i don't often use it.
heh.

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12 Jun 2011 - 15:1259534
Quote BabemRoze:
Quote TheEmoEmu:
Mine originates from my nickname. Since there were 2 Emma's in our group, I became known as Emu. Not long after I went through an emo phase, so people started calling me the emo emu and the name's just stuck! xD


another emma! xD We're just too popular


Of course 83


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12 Jun 2011 - 16:0559540
Rebok is a nickname from my sister and 89 represents 1989, the year I was born! lol


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12 Jun 2011 - 16:1259544
Mine is a mix of my real name and a play on the word accelerator chosen because i do games design im around computers a lot and i have to get things done quickly as possible, so decided on liam_xlr8r XD


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12 Jun 2011 - 16:1959545
My cousins gave me mine. Skyflake supposedly means half white/half Filippino, which is what I am. So that's what I use. (^__~)


12 Jun 2011 - 16:4059548
*has had so many questions about the J in my username...and about 3 people know what it stands for* LOL


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12 Jun 2011 - 16:4559549
I love Dragons and I always loved Bahamut from the Final Fantasy games in particular XD I was known as just "Bahamut" for quite a long time in my younger days, untill one day (when my regular forum had to move and we all had to re-register) I added the "Lady" part onto the front to indicate I was a girl and not a boy XD

And thus, I have been "Lady Bahamut" ever since


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12 Jun 2011 - 17:2659554
Dr. Harleen Francis Quinzel...Harley Quinn without the spandex.

My MSN screen name was Quinzel when I signed up here and a couple of my friends had started opening convo windows with "Hey, Quinzel!". So I guess it seemed like the most appropriate username .
I think I used Quinzel for my MSN s/n because she's a blonde psychologist...I'm blonde and was hoping to be a psychologist one day. I also have the tendency to be a little crazy sometimes, but she's got me beat on that one .


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12 Jun 2011 - 17:3759556
Lunarbean.
Lunar = Cats name.
Bean = innnjoke. CX

So it's a pretty boring name


12 Jun 2011 - 17:5159557
My name is Jae. It is *not* my first name, it's a mantle of some sorts.

The eldest male in the generation gets the name "Jae" and is raised to be the alpha male type figure to look after his many brothers and sisters (mostly cousins). He is a role model and symbol of tenacious strength and bundles of care, a big brother.

My surname is "Singh" which translates to "Lion". Jae Singh literally means "The Lion" or "That Lion". However thats the literal translation word for word. The meaning is "Great Lion" or again "The Lion" depending on how it's said.

My family were lucky in that I took to it really well. It doesn't always work out like this. A relative of mine is also Jae, yet he flaunts and abuses the respect that the name gets.

The only people who call me by my first name are colleagues at work and officials such as teachers etc. Occasionally someone at the Temple will call me by my first name but it's frowned upon unless they are family. The only person who always called me by my first name was my grandfather. I was very close to my grandfather before he passed away 2 years ago. He raised me to be strong and to look after everyone. He called me Jae once, a few months before he passed away, telling me I'd earned it. I remember it clearly because the cousins who were like 4-5 at the time were asked what they wanted to be when they grew up and they said they wanted to be a like me, a Jae. He was quite proud of me.


The "XD" part is where it gets stupid. I was a big fan of Homestar runner and in one of the April fool's videos, the site has "broken". Stinkoman, who is the japanese anime equivalent of StrongBad keeps saying "20XD6!" My username went from Jae20XD6 to JaeXD6 to JaeXD.



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12 Jun 2011 - 18:0959558
Mine just comes from the nickname some of my friends gave to me. The "Kawaii" part because they all seem to think I'm very cute XD and the "princess" part is an old in-joke


12 Jun 2011 - 18:3459564
My username refers to Toro the Sony Cat.
He's the mascot for Sony in Japan, but almost like a mascot for me too and I use him to represent me in some cases.

I really love Toro! ^^


12 Jun 2011 - 18:5459567
alexander593

alexander = my name

593 = random number

alexander593 = cool username.



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12 Jun 2011 - 19:0359569
Me and my friend were in the middle of doing a fan fiction (that never actually got finished) and we thought "Hmm, these names are pretty cool!" so ive been known as Kuro Okaeshi ever since. ^^


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12 Jun 2011 - 19:1659571
well my real name is danielle so i just took the first 3 letters in my name and i just doubled them and put a hyphen in the middle

hence dan-dan


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