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Stories Behind the Usernames

mylittlepony Aug '17
This thread is basically exactly what it sounds like. If there's an interesting reason for why your username is what it is, then post it. If it's not that interesting, post it if you want. For me, I wanted to use MyLittleTails, but there aren't capital letters allowed, plus it's 1 letter too long. And thus, mylittlepony was born.
vechmaster Aug '17
made up "vechmaster" for some website *aaaaages* ago. The name just stuck
trippasnippa Aug '17
I had The Big Lez Show on during signing up. The trippasnippa for those that don't know is a burrito style food that has usual ingrediants, plus a metric ton of drugs. "Its called the Trippa Snippa 'cos it makes you trip the f out."
bastille Aug '17
... it's an alt-rock band. They're alright. Just like me:)
fenriswolf91 Aug '17
I usually go with the name of Fenriswolf in almost all online games I play, just because I like the Nordic mythology and wolves.

Plus there was an unit in the old RTS game Age of Mythology called Fenriswolf, like Fenrir, the father of all wolves. And 91 is just my birth year that I add in because Fenriswolf itself is often already taken when I sign up somewhere.
oman1666 Aug '17
So, I first started using mine at about 12/13 years old... and bloody hell I was a weird little edge lord... let's break it down:

O - my first initial
Man - my gender
Oman - the son of the devil (edge lord alert!)
16 - my lucky number
666 - the devil's number (edge lord over load!)

Put that all together and you get... Oman1666!
spidermod Aug '17
Well my username was almost always related to some game i've played, like Ender (minecraft), Ratchet (Ratchet and Clank) and Crash (Crash bandicoot). They were usually taken already so i was always changing between those. One day I ran a Don't Starve blog with my friends, I was Rping as Webber (a spider dude) so i was the Spider Moderator, and well, it stuck.
kierbrony Aug '17
Mine's pretty simple. My name's Kieran, and I'm a Brony. I've never found a website where it's taken!
trotrigar Aug '17
Well, Trotrigar is the main character of my book, and actually i started to use this name as username for some places as i am very bad at creating usernames.
ferhargo Aug '17
I misspelled the name of a character from a book back when I first started getting on the internet. It took me years to go back to the book in question and realize I had done it wrong, by that point I was accustomed to the name. Being effectively random syllables due to being a variant on a rather obscure name to begin with, it's very rarely taken.
supersam317 Aug '17
My name was based on a pokemon youtuber i watched long ago named SuperSkarmory, so therefore supersam. (ik its fricken cringy and people laugh at the name)
chronodumb Aug '17
I only started to use IGN chronodumb in my early days of Warcraft III custom map called Dota... because i mainly use Faceless Void and was such a noob in using his skill callled Chronosphere (same effect as Red Alert that freezes everyone within a radius) causing to trap within it my teammates and leaving the enemies free to massacre them... Eventually, friends began to call me chrono-dumb... and i liked the name, so i started using it on every other game i played...
knbrisson Aug '17
Mine is pretty simple, and not sure I want to expose it, but I might as well.
K is my first intial.
N is my middle initial.
And you can guess what Brisson is.
Kinda got it from my Dad, who used the initials NKB for things like his PSN Account, Battlefield Bad Company 2, and the like. It's always stuck, and I've NEVER changed it.
yummypancake Aug '17
Pancake's are yummy :D
Simple enough.
yummypancake Aug '17
>.> Very yummy. But veryyummypancake isn't a great username
nipahut15 Sep '17
Nipahut huh...

Basically the english term for a "Bahay Kubo"
I gave the name to my cousin, but he uses another name here so I ask him if I can use the name I gave him. And here I am using the name.

so if ever you see the name "Nipahut15" on another website or game. Chances are its my cousin.
daveslasher Sep '17  /  edited Sep '17
My name was originated by an unkown force that smashed my brain when i was thinking of an username, i was about to let it be like "daves", but then the force slashed trough my brain and when i regain conciousnes i remembered the feeling and immediately knew that it was so simple, yet awesome for me and so i became..."daveslasher".

*Real story: It was the first thing that came to my mind afther taking a dump with huge efforts :p
krafter24 Sep '17
Krafter24

This is when I needed a username, I thought of the first object that came to my mind. It was Peanut butter brand called "Kraft" that I was eating at the time. and I added "er". so its a misspelling of "crafter" (Dark Ages: my minecraft days)
antiman Sep '17
I am that which sleeps in the darkness. That which haunts the dreams of small children and grown men alike. I am the shadow in the woods; the force that makes you look over your shoulder. I am the antithesis of all that is good and righteous in this world. I am not a man. I am the AntiMan.

But jokes aside, it's a superhero concept I had when I was a freshman; he had the power to manipulate entropy and stuff. The name was pretty solid, so I stuck with it.
wolfmech 26 days ago
I came up with the name from my interest in the world of mechs and all the cool things that could come from it. Moreover, I at the time remember how neat the wolf zord was in Power Rangers Wild Force. Also, there was the wolf Zoid that I still don't remember the name of without looking it up. Added to that the idea of wolf Transformers and well there you go.
So, in other words, it's just a combination of my favorite animal and my favorite well...genres for lack of a better word.
stranger 25 days ago
my normal username was too long so I just started typing in words that were cool usernames, and lo and behold stranger wasn't taken.
brixius 16 days ago
Character from the Sonny series of RPGs, Baron Brixius.
Shortened it to Brixius here and many other places where I use it.
swordsx 15 days ago
I wanted to put Diamondswordsx, as its my name that i made when I was 9, and I use it for anything and everything, but it was too long and there are no caps allowed. And so, swordsx was created.
kanto5 14 days ago
I wanted to use a lot of my favorite usernames from the past, like from 10 years ago, but somehow they're both used. It was probably too common (Like abcdefg as a password)

So I took 10 seconds and typed the first name that came to my mind. Cant.
Kanto* and since it was my fifth try, I put the number five at the end of it.

Honestly, I didn't even think about Pokemon or so as my username suggests.
But.. maybe thats only half true.

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