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Your handle explained!

Postby SD » Mon Sep 06, 2010 18:05 UTC

I think we had a thread like this a long, long time ago but with lots of new members since then, it's time for a new one. The question is this.....
How did you come up with your handle, and what (if anything) does it mean?
I'll kick it off by being honest and admitting I stole my handle from someone a very long time ago, someone in a chatroom, it used to be SD STRIKEBREAKER, but it's too long so I shortened to SD. My initials are not SD, and STRIKEBREAKER has no relevance to me, I just thought it sounded cool!
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Re: Your handle explained!

Postby DEAN SINSTROM » Mon Sep 06, 2010 18:52 UTC

Cool thread. AG's is one I am curious about. :)
Mine, Dean Sinstrom, is an anagram for my real name, Tim Sanderson.
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Re: Your handle explained!

Postby SD » Mon Sep 06, 2010 21:07 UTC

DEAN SINSTROM wrote:Cool thread. AG's is one I am curious about. :)
Mine, Dean Sinstrom, is an anagram for my real name, Tim Sanderson.


Ah, I figured this out a while ago :) I know what AG's is about, or at least I know what the initials stand for, but I will leave him to explain should he choose to. I think coming up with a legible anagram like yours is quite cool though, and makes it unique. Thanks for posting!
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Re: Your handle explained!

Postby DarthPaganeo » Mon Sep 06, 2010 21:48 UTC

Mine is very simple.
Darth = Sith Lord Clan
Paganeo = its a website i have with a friend (Crowley) he used to play here years ago. Been using this name since we got the website up and running. Also Paganeo comes from the word Pagan.
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Re: Your handle explained!

Postby Apocalypse » Tue Sep 07, 2010 00:51 UTC

I used to be =RA=Bones all the way back to quake 2.
Apocalypse came about when i played Quake 3 and Monster Truck Madness 2. people started calling me "The Apocalypse" and it stuck.
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Re: Your handle explained!

Postby dyn » Tue Sep 07, 2010 16:14 UTC

dyn = dynamite = dynamite dan :-D
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Re: Your handle explained!

Postby DEAN SINSTROM » Tue Sep 07, 2010 18:13 UTC

dyn wrote:dyn = dynamite = dynamite dan :-D

I've always pronounced it as 'din' when I read it, not 'dine'. It's gonna take me a while to pronounce the other way!
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Re: Your handle explained!

Postby SD » Tue Sep 07, 2010 18:16 UTC

DEAN SINSTROM wrote:
dyn wrote:dyn = dynamite = dynamite dan :-D

I've always pronounced it as 'din' when I read it, not 'dine'. It's gonna take me a while to pronounce the other way!


You're not alone. I always think of it as "din" too, and if I say it verbally, maybe on vent or something, that's how I say it!
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Re: Your handle explained!

Postby AG » Tue Sep 07, 2010 18:50 UTC

ag = absolutgojira. i shortened it when sd shortened his cause i was sick of people thinking i liked some shitty metal band. absolutgojira was a variation of an email address i had forever.
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Re: Your handle explained!

Postby AG » Tue Sep 07, 2010 19:06 UTC

and lol was i the only one who read it as "dine"?
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Re: Your handle explained!

Postby IJ » Tue Sep 07, 2010 19:46 UTC

I always thought it was din.

A couple of friends added a B to my name in college. I forget the reasoning, but for awhile everyone was calling me Jimb or Jim-with-a-b. Then a couple of people were calling me the inspector, based off of some hat or coat I had, or something like that. Something I had looked a little clouseau-ish.
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Re: Your handle explained!

Postby King Quake » Tue Sep 07, 2010 21:49 UTC

Hi,

My monicker "King Quake" in no way reflects what I think about my ability in Q3!!

I like to use it because I know a name like that will instantly bug some people. I think there should be a tiny bit of a "pissed off" factor when playing...just to add a little spice to the game.

Also, it wassn't taken...so what the heck!

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Re: Your handle explained!

Postby Tripredacus » Tue Sep 07, 2010 22:34 UTC

AG wrote:ag = absolutgojira. i shortened it when sd shortened his cause i was sick of people thinking i liked some shitty metal band. absolutgojira was a variation of an email address i had forever.


To be specific, Gojira is the americanisation of how the Japanese pronounce Godzilla.

My user name Tripredacus is an amalgamation of three people/personalities:
- Ramhorn: agressive
- Seaclamp: passive/timid
- Cicadacon: passive/aggressive/calculating

Together they form the Tripredacus Council, which was seen in a couple episode of the Transformers Beast Wars show. They had a toy called Tripredacus but it did not appear in the show. And to keep things relevant, Japanese name is Tripledacus.

My Q3 name is a Transformers character from the original Marvel comics.
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Re: Your handle explained!

Postby AG » Tue Sep 07, 2010 23:44 UTC

Tripredacus wrote:
AG wrote:ag = absolutgojira. i shortened it when sd shortened his cause i was sick of people thinking i liked some shitty metal band. absolutgojira was a variation of an email address i had forever.


To be specific, Gojira is the americanisation of how the Japanese pronounce Godzilla.

"to be specific"... my nick had nothing to do with that.

stick to explaining your own.
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Re: Your handle explained!

Postby Tripredacus » Wed Sep 08, 2010 04:02 UTC

AG wrote:
Tripredacus wrote:
AG wrote:ag = absolutgojira. i shortened it when sd shortened his cause i was sick of people thinking i liked some shitty metal band. absolutgojira was a variation of an email address i had forever.


To be specific, Gojira is the americanisation of how the Japanese pronounce Godzilla.

"to be specific"... my nick had nothing to do with that.

stick to explaining your own.


I did. But i also tried to explain yours since you didn't. If you remember, even when you played as Absolut Gojira I addressed you as Godzilla. Even if this is not what you wanted with your name, that is where it came from.

At least you can be the Vodka Lizard! :megagrin:
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Re: Your handle explained!

Postby AG » Wed Sep 08, 2010 05:53 UTC

the special needs classes didn't help you cope with your disabilities, did they.
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Re: Your handle explained!

Postby =RS= » Wed Sep 08, 2010 11:32 UTC

My handle comes from my delta force playing days, our clan was called rogue sniper so that’s where RS comes from.
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Re: Your handle explained!

Postby Infinity » Wed Sep 08, 2010 13:24 UTC

I thought of my name while playing the space maps in CTF. Reminds me of real space when u look out and it never stops. Space just keeps going and going and never ends. "Infinity"
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Re: Your handle explained!

Postby SD » Wed Sep 08, 2010 17:15 UTC

Infinity wrote:I thought of my name while playing the space maps in CTF. Reminds me of real space when u look out and it never stops. Space just keeps going and going and never ends. "Infinity"


An interesting thing about infinity (the never ending, not the player!) is that it's a documented fact (or so i was once told) that the human brain cannot comprehend something that never ever ends. I believe it, when I think of travelling along in space (as one does) but never reaching an end, my head kinda jams up or puts a wall there, ie the end.
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Re: Your handle explained!

Postby craij » Wed Sep 08, 2010 17:58 UTC

AG wrote:the special needs classes didn't help you cope with your disabilities, did they.

snap.

since q2, i have had 3 handles:
1. chud (too many people started using that so i moved on to...)
2. GONNAGETUSUCKA (only played at work but don't tell my old boss! ... so, changed jobs, changed computer, changed name)
3. craij (someone called me that once, thought it sounded funny)

I have since followed Dean's advice and added a vgn to show my support of this kickass server.

Here's to you Dean (pronounced "dane"? ... hehe) :fuckoff:
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Re: Your handle explained!

Postby AG » Wed Sep 08, 2010 18:27 UTC

haha dane
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Re: Your handle explained!

Postby DEAN SINSTROM » Wed Sep 08, 2010 19:07 UTC

craij wrote: (pronounced "dane"? ... hehe)

Is that your country bumpkin accent? I read somewhere that you are a corn-farmer in Tennessee, or something?
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Re: Your handle explained!

Postby craij » Wed Sep 08, 2010 19:38 UTC

DEAN SINSTROM wrote:I read somewhere that you are a corn-farmer in Tennessee, or something?
:DD

You read wrong ... I'm a Corn-holer in Canada.
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Re: Your handle explained!

Postby King Quake » Wed Sep 08, 2010 20:26 UTC

Forget about things that never end. I find it impossible to grasp the notion that something never had a beginning - ie God...if you believe in he/she/it?

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Re: Your handle explained!

Postby SD » Wed Sep 08, 2010 21:11 UTC

General_T wrote:Forget about things that never end. I find it impossible to grasp the notion that something never had a beginning - ie God...if you believe in he/she/it?

TB

No. Long story. Feel free to make a new thread on that, i nearly did recently, but i am very opinionated!
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Re: Your handle explained!

Postby IJ » Thu Sep 09, 2010 13:22 UTC

craij wrote:
AG wrote:the special needs classes didn't help you cope with your disabilities, did they.

snap.

since q2, i have had 3 handles:
1. chud (too many people started using that so i moved on to...)
2. GONNAGETUSUCKA (only played at work but don't tell my old boss! ... so, changed jobs, changed computer, changed name)
3. craij (someone called me that once, thought it sounded funny)

I have since followed Dean's advice and added a vgn to show my support of this kickass server.

Here's to you Dean (pronounced "dane"? ... hehe) :fuckoff:


No shit, I thought you we're new to the server when you changed your name to craij. I had no idea your were the same person as gonnagetyousucka.
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Re: Your handle explained!

Postby craij » Thu Sep 09, 2010 19:47 UTC

inspectorjimb wrote:No shit, I thought you we're new to the server when you changed your name to craij. I had no idea your were the same person as gonnagetyousucka.


Hope that doesn't make you think less of me. Like dane does.
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Re: Your handle explained!

Postby AG » Thu Sep 09, 2010 19:50 UTC

DAAAAAAYYYYYYYYYNNNNNNNEEEEE
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Re: Your handle explained!

Postby SD » Thu Sep 09, 2010 21:43 UTC

AG wrote:DAAAAAAYYYYYYYYYNNNNNNNEEEEE

Lol. Thats ds' new handle! I knew this thread was a good idea!
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Re: Your handle explained!

Postby craij » Fri Sep 10, 2010 17:08 UTC

SD wrote:
AG wrote:DAAAAAAYYYYYYYYYNNNNNNNEEEEE

Lol. Thats ds' new handle! I knew this thread was a good idea!

I wanna know where that chicken butt has been for the last few weeks ... you in hiding, oh great Dane?
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