Username and Avatar.

Discussion in 'General' started by Carm, Jan 12, 2017.

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What made you choose your username?

  1. Already had it for other websites, decided to use it here.

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  2. All my other one's were taken.

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  3. Too lazy for something better.

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  4. Some other reason.

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  1. Carm

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    Hi guys, Carm here!

    So this is a thread for people to tell why they have their name, and the reason behind their avatar!

    I'll go first!

    I picked the name "Carm" because when I was playing Pokémon Mystery Dungeon as my younger self, I somehow put in "Carm" for my Bulbasaur when I started the game!
    As for my avatar, I love Gen 5 of Pokémon, and Hilda and Hilbert are just so cute!

    Well, your turn!
    And please stay on topic!
     
  2. FilthMasterTwinkin

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    Well, I'm quite the filthy fellow in real life. Being blunt and more than a little savage has given me the nickname GreaseMaster amongst my friends. FilthMasterTwinkin just sounded oh so right in my ears. It just rolls off the tongue.

    As for my avatar, it will most likely be something disturbing.
     
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    I've only recently switched to White Lotus for my username, while reading Desolate Era, when Ji Ning was thinking about what his daoist name should be, I thought about what daoist name I would choose for me if I was in that world. From there I thought about all the chinese/ korean fantasy novels I've been reading and a lot of them mention about lotuses. Then when I was reading ISSTH and Meng Hao had been growing White Lotuses (I think they were White) in his courtyard it just clicked for me. And so from that I decided to use White Lotus as my alias for the fantasy novel world.

    Avatar was just created through the faceyourmanga website, tried to make it as close to my real appearance as I could.
     
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    The username is a reference to a soliloquy given by Roy Batty in Blade Runner: "I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the Tannhäuser Gate. All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain. Time to die."

    It is also a reference to the legend of Tannhäuser, a medieval poet, immortalized by an opera by Wagner.

    Also the umlaut is there on purpose to mess with myself. :p I often have to copy+paste the "ä" when I sign into sites and accounts.
     
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  5. Carm

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    I see, well I look forward to it, I guess?
    Huh, White Lotus as your Daoist name, I wonder what I would pick?
    What a cool an inconvenient name!
    Any reason behind your origami yoda avatar?
     
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    Lolol, yeah. :p

    Not really, just a big fan of Star Wars and also wanted a classy avatar, so selected origami Yoda. :D
     
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  7. Carm

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    That's a valid reason.
     
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    dam - short for Sadam. Even though my real name is Richard. My nickname is too far away from my real name.

    then the 1433 was like a magic number to me.

    As for my avatar, I always use kenshin gif or bloody knight gif but the forum doesnt supports gif so I am force to use this :(

    Joke. I love my avatar. I personally made it and its base on my true face (minus the scar)
     
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  9. Carm

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    Hahaha, I wonder how your real name turned into Sadam.
    Cool, a magic number!

    That's cool, and too bad about the gif (actually you might be able to use it, just that the gif can't be over a certain amount of data I think)
     
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    You got that the other way arround.

    My Real name is Richard not Sadam. And I am not muslim. :( (i dont know why I said the muslim part lol)
     
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    No I got it, I was wondering how your name went from Richard to Sadam as a nickname.

    (I don't know why either lol)
     
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    Yes, and those are the weird things that parents do while they are in control and it would create a big impact on their children for the rest of their living years.
     
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    I'm so confused, are you sure you posted on the right thread?
     
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    Hi,
    I go by 'Air of Winter' because I love winter. The same goes for my avatar, though I might change it later. Pretty simple isn't it ? :p

    Choosing name and avatar is always such a hassle. Maybe one day I'll register as 'Anon 123456789', it will be much easier haha !
     
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    I've had the username for years. It was a nickname I got in elementary school and I decided to use it for all online purposes.
    As to my avatar, I changed it for this forum. It's from the ReLife anime and I like because it's a double double facepalm. Since posts can be very cringe-inducing, I think this avatar sums up my feelings quite often.

    Also, double double facepalm is awesome.
     
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    怪物!:eek:
     
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    User name - because deathstroke is awesome he is a human but also a super villain that has been enhanced physically and one of the 2 of my all time favourite comic characters. My second favourite is... can you guess? I'll drop a hint, he was created by marvel so that they would have a similar character to deathstroke - and the answer is
    deadpool
    the avatar I use it for my WW forum account and used to use it for my NUF account so there was no point changing it as it looks awesome...
     
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    My real name is freddie north, fred backwards is derf and yeah north is my surname
    original right...
     
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    Personally I would've chosen a Completely different name for this forum
    But then I thought
    Some people I know might not recognise me?

    Actually I'm starting to regret not choosing a different username :(
    Would've been more fun

    + this avatar cause why the heck not
     
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    Mysteriah is my gaming name... been for years and years and years... but seem that nowadays ppl using it as well Q.Q... soon I can't even use it on forums anymore "cries"... my picture... is my avatar from Second Life (ps... how do i add an avatar to my name for comments? lol it adds for here not other)
     

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