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Name explanation please...

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by Love, Feb 6, 2007.

  1. Love

    Love Deity

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    I want to know if you guys have some explanation to your strange names... So show it!

    My name Gandhi rules came from my favourite leader in Civ IV...
     
  2. El_Machinae

    El_Machinae Colour vision since 2018 Retired Moderator

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    The underscore in El_Machinae tells you something about my (copyrighted) username: it was generated in the days when you weren't allowed to have spaces in your screen names!

    That said, it orginally had nothing to do with my "brain in a jar" schtick; so that's a bit of a coincidence.
     
  3. Love

    Love Deity

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    :eek: its copyrighted?
     
  4. puglover

    puglover Disturber of Worldviews

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    Pugs are awesome. Exhibit A: The space being in my avatar.
     
  5. SuperBeaverInc.

    SuperBeaverInc. Groucho

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    I'm really a giant beaver who mutated to be able to talk, write, type and run it's own business, the purpose of which has never been revealed. As you can see, we are having a sale on muskrats.
     
  6. happy_Alex

    happy_Alex Happiness set to 11

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    I'm happy and my name is Alex...
     
  7. IglooDude

    IglooDude Enforcing Rule 34 Retired Moderator Supporter

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    I lived in Alaska, and always got asked (online, by non-Alaskans) "Do you live in an igloo?"

    My username was created as preemptive sarcasm.

    And for the record, I'm the only one, except some nimrod at Gamespot starting using the nick as well, sometime last year.

    Oh, and here's the previous thread:

    http://forums.civfanatics.com/showthread.php?t=202956
     
  8. Hitti-Litti

    Hitti-Litti Deity

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    Uh, we had a thread like this short time ago, called Your Alias.
     
  9. Swedishguy

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    I'm swedish and I'm a guy. I get offended when people (namely SwedishSSK) call me Swedishgay.
     
  10. Turner

    Turner Deity Retired Moderator

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    I'm called Turner because I used to work in an nursing home and it was my job to turn the mattresses over when changing the beds.
     
  11. spycatcher34

    spycatcher34 Emperor

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    In civ2 I would use the spy unit excessivly, and 34 is my favourite number.
     
  12. Yom

    Yom Re-ese Mekwanint

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    My first name, which means "today" in Ge'ez.
     
  13. Eran of Arcadia

    Eran of Arcadia Stormin' Mormon Retired Moderator

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    Interesting, that, it is the same in Hebrew and Arabic. And I have noticed that Amharic also sounds like Arabic.
     
  14. Ziggy Stardust

    Ziggy Stardust New Englander

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    That guy from that song.
     
  15. Phlegmak

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    Even though I've explained my username countless times already, I shall do so again!

    It's an alien species from the video game Starflight.
     
  16. Peri

    Peri Vote early and vote often

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    Mine is from Josiah B. Chuckleworthy who invented the badly fitting trouser in 1867. He was known as Peri to his friends and family.
     
  17. brennan

    brennan Argumentative Brit

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    Mine is a character from a novel. To quote him: "Take me to your leader".
     
  18. Masquerouge

    Masquerouge Deity

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    I constantly wear a red mask.
     
  19. Ingvina Freyr

    Ingvina Freyr wants a Steamfree option

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    Here's my explanation again:

    Ingvina Freyr is old norse meaning;

    Ing- = the original name of the god Freyr
    -vina = friends (followers)
    Freyr = Lord

    "The lord of those who worship Ing" may refer to Ing himself, but it is also used as a title for the King of the Swedes during the iron age as they generally held Ing in highest regards. In Beowulf it could also be interpreted as King of the Geats or the Danes.

    This was something I was reading about when I joined CFC, so I just wrote what was on my mind at the time. Had I joined today, I would probably go for something more humourous; like my darling. Imagine how that would look:

    Originally posted by my darling. or...
    I strongly disagree with your opinion, my darling! or if the Mods were to warn me...
    You have better stop spamming, my darling!
     
  20. Bigfoot

    Bigfoot Emperor

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    Bigfoot is a nickname that was bestowed upon me by a friend of my daughters. She is rather petite, while I wear a size 15 (US).
     

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