I have seen some interesting screen names/userID and was
just wondering what was the tought/meaning behind the name. I know some of them are personal names in short form but what do the rest represent.
I will start:
DRMCMTR: DReaM CoMe TRue. This is my personal plate on my car.
Spider Elliott was a fictional character in Judith Krantz's 1978 book "Scruples." I had this e-mail account since '01, so I just used it when I started playing with my GPS.
A = Alpha, Ophiuchus the constellation Ophiuchus. My son had a star named after me in the constellation Ophiuchus as a Christmas present. The brightest star in a constellation is traditionally the alpha star and I'm so bright my mother called me sun... (or was it son?) At any rate when I tried to use Ophiuchus as a name for my isp it was taken so I chose the brightest star in said constellation...
Edit and if you think aophiuchus is bad, try alphaophiuchus....
Blue was the uniform color, 2022 was the badge number. I am a retired what? Have been using the blue since way back in the 70’s. Surely, some of you remember those days!
I've used A_User or A_User2000 for over 10 years as one of my screen names. I've also been known to use Justin Time, Justin Case and my all time favorite of Yu Hu (Yoo Hoo!). A_User came about when I went to register some piece of software that wanted a lot of personal data I didn't feel like providing.
The Cadfael part comes from the Ellis Peters novels of The Brother Cadfael Mysteries, an 11th century Welsh monk who, through his use of what today we would call forensic science, solved the perceived unsolvable crime.
I merely elevated him to knighthood with the Sir.
I live in Houston, Texas and am NOT a woman.
Alleghany is the name of the mountains I grew up in in Western PA.
Long way from home now, huh, Alleghany? I'm from Northwest PA, myself, and still live here.
When I found POI Factory and signed up I had just gotten my first tracking-type gps. I got back into the woods hiking all over in my area to get in shape (after too many years of inactivity).
Anyway, I just like to hike out there with no distractions except what Mother Nature puts around me (no cell phone, mp3, etc.) so thought Zen-Hiker sounded good for this site!
career changed guide dog. Now I am career changed too.
I have been working in IT for 23 yrs. Started on Unisys mainframe, now MS system admin.
My screen name is just a cryptic version of my real name. They are both pronounced the same. My license plate has read gymkep for the past 25 years.
a bronc is a wild horse and in charge of its destiny. It goes where ever it wants and when it wants. Of course a bronc does not use a gps. Oh well
bojo360 is Bobby Joe 360 as in degrees. My software registration name is Seeya Tomara
petlaur is just the combination of the first half of my name, Peter and the first half of my daughter's name Lauren.
Sometime ago I made an investment into a PT Cruser (when they first came out) got very active in the clubs in California and here in Az. Did alot of upgrades to the sum of 30k and put a ram air hood on, so I picked ramcruzer for my forum name on their site and have used it all the time since those fun days of cruising.
Ramcruiser was also a military Tank in the war of WW2
Mine is simple -- my ham radio callsign, and also my initials
kilo six romeo tango mike
given to me as a joke by a friend. Out of the blue, he started calling me Donicus (my name is Don).
Jeff - Short for Jeffrey
H - First letter of my last name
Bet no one would have guessed
Double-Tap, after the first round is fired, the trigger is quickly pulled again as the muzzle drops down out of recoil. Ideally, both rounds should strike anywhere within the center of the target, within a tenth of a second.
I prefer Double-Tap head shots, very effective for stopping a dangerous target.
kinda self explanitary,i am never late to anything(i just dont like to be)and 22 is the day i was born on
My initials and the number 4 for Brett Favre..
I have a great respect for the sea and have a certain type of passion for her, I also love sailing on cruise ships, can't get enough of either! I thought the name would fit properly.
Fair winds and following seas!
Initials followed by college degree (Chemical Engineering). I know, kinda boring.
Name is not fancy
johnm-first name and last inital
405= exit from state road to my house.
I like to hike and I had a Garmin 12XL before SA was turned off. Then I heard about geocaching in 2001 and tried it out. It made hiking more fun. So I picked the name GeoScouter because I like Geocaching and I'm involved in Scouting.
First name Dave
MP in the Army for 20 years.
I hunt for rocks (asteroids) & ice (comets)
Just my Initial and last name, the Avatar is my business logo.
Had Nextel cell service for many years until it went down the tubes with it's merger with Sprint. Hence the name Nex-to-hel!
Mine is my name
I love Whitewater canoeing
Try to keep it simple....
And Always Excel, A wheel is but a wheel.
And it needs not a new name.
I like mountain biking. It is used in the cycling forums also.
Electronic Technician at Rockwell-International for 34 years; retired and started Computer Business; retired again ... now enjoying IA in the summer, AZ in the winter.
Rigel is the brightest star in the constellation Orion.
Alan is my first name and Robin is my wife's middle name, which she uses. The 1 is because the first time I tried to register online(eBay, alanrobin was taken.
I have NO Clue in direction if it was not for GPS I be lost for days
The nickname friends gave me 40 years ago, when I started taking flying lessons. It was actually "Tailspin Tommy" but I dropped the "Tommy" part.
I'm just happy it wasn't "Wrong Way Corrigan"...
Season's Greetings to all...
Nüvi 670 & 880
Mac Pro & OS 10.5.4
Bought brand new while stationed in Hawaii
Means nothing, but some people believe I'm in the cell phone business. When I once needed a new screen name, I happened to notice that on the speed dial of the kitchen phone, the first entry was "cell" for speedy access for calling my cell phone whereas the second was the dialer for the business "merchant" visa/master-card account for customers. Ergo cellmerch !
Backlash refers to stomping on the gas in a high horsepower car. ZO6 refers to my current toy, a 2002 corvette Z06 which I frequent race tracks with. I have used this screen name since 2002 on many corvette and race forums.
I used to airbrush as a teen in the late seventies and have pulled out an airbrush every once in a while - if I ever have the time.
Working in the IT field for 20 plus years, most IT related names have all been taken, so I tried that one and it was available.
So, there you go... Not creative I know.
First name, last initial.
My handle here (and on a copule of other boards I frequent) is a combination of my name and one of my occupations.
I'm a professional mariner, holding a Master, Oceans, 1,600 Ton USCG license, and a USCG Chief Mate, Oceans, Any Gross Tons license. While I no longer sail on big ships, I still make use of my license when I take people charter fishing on my boat. My boat is the avatar you see with my post.
His Doghouse Too is the name of the boat, and I'm the owner/operator of His Doghouse Charters.
Merry Christmas to all, and i hope everyone has a Safe, Prosperous, and very Happy New Year.
Its my name and nickname
ADC....... navy rating
Retired from the navy. Then last year Retired again.
Last name plus first initials.
AG - symbol for the element Silver on the Periodic Table
GL- symbol for the Honda Goldwing motorcycle usually embedded within the model descriptor
pcatch, shorten first and last name that I have been called since high School. That was 45 years ago. 135, my house number.
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