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Why did you choose the username you did?

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by S4_dan, Apr 10, 2011.

  1. S4_dan

    S4_dan Fire up the Quattro!
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    Just totally random, but why did you choose your particular username? I've seen some completely random names and wonder where the idea came from!

    Mine is simple.

    Its my name shortened with letters, First name, middle name and surname.

    Dan J. Forman - DJ4MAN.

    No i'm not actually a DJ! lol

    Dan
     
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  3. voorhees

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    my names Jason
     
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  6. S4_dan

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    How did you come about that name though? What made you think of VOORHEES or AXIOS etc....
     
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    ScottD3 I want your faulty electronics
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    Not a clue mate.
    I started using it about 12 years ago. lol
     
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    I chose my username because I drive a mini.
     
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    cos im a fat c*&t
     
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    HOLD UP!!!!

    Am I totally missing something here?!??!

    You said you chose your username because your name is Dan J Foreman... shortened to DJ4MAN.... right???

    But........ your username is S4_dan!!

    :think:
     
  12. quattrojames

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    Haha at Aythree, I was thinking the very same thing!

    My names is James, and I drive a quattro....
     
  13. mike foster

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    My name is Mike Foster and I started using it 67 years ago. Why change it ?

    I drive an A3 and love it !
     
  14. 205man

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    mines becuse i was an one of the first original members on the 205gti driver forum and having owned 6 gtis it sort of seemed appropriate and ive kept it ever since about 16years now and use it on all forums etc
     
  15. N8

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    My name is Nathan and my nickname is Nate - N8 :sm4:
     
  16. pilcob

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    The first forum I joined was a Cobra replica club, could not think of a user name so just shortened/used the first 3 letters of each word for the name of the car I was building at the time (Pilgrim Cobra) to PILCOB.
     
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    Im Sarah and drive an A3, did have other options but used the easy one!
     
  18. crazy88

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    Watching Kill Bill once while joining a forum at the same time. And i'm confused by the original poster too! :(
     
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    My surname is Miller, and loved the tv show as a kid! :)
     
  20. Nilz

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    Everyone knows me as Nilz, and I drive a 1.8t....

    Also confused with your first post Dan, you have put DJ4MAN, but your username is S4 Dan??

    What gives dude???
     
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    My surname is West so my mates call me Westy (been using Westy as my name on car forums for nearly 10 years now) and i drive an A3.
     
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    Dane Had an 8L S3, a B5 RS4 now I have a B8 S4

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    My name is Dane, seemed simple to me.

    Where I can't just use my name I use my Xbox live/Psn Id which is Titan gunned. It's an anagram of my full name.
     
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    jackj - my names Jack and my surname begins with J (and I'm an alcoholic haha) not really ;)
     
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    At the time of joining (God was it really that long ago? 2004) I was really into a dance music duo called UNKLE, Ive also used this nick for online gaming and IRC way back in the day :)

    These days though Im more into my banging techno!
     
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    Mates saw me dancing on nights out & commented that I danced like big bird from Sesame Street.

    Being as I'm tall, it's kind of stuck since then really...
     
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    My son bought me one of those 6 sound Mr T keyring for my birthday a few years ago
     
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    My nickname from school (so about 9 years, jeeze that makes me feel old!) My surname is Keenan...
     
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    Mine goes back to TFC gaming days used to be uzijac then fingermouse and its just stuck



    so fingermouse.... thats me
     
  30. tyrrelll

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    My last names Tyrrell & thats what everyone knows me as.. My first names Luke = TyrrellL

    Simple! :yes:
     
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    i like the name Dan, and punctuation is key... Dan.
     
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    Same but Dave obviously
     
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    Any relation?
     
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    1) it's to do with the TV show of the same name where they're doing surveillance all the time
    2) it comes from another forum where my original nickname was changed by one of the mods to 'the_wire' after providing much tech support to him on how to monitor and audit his home PC usage and providing some software that would achieve what he wanted, and it's just sort of stuck.
    3) Yes, I do work in IT
    4) NO I will NOT fix your computer.

    Cheers.
     
  35. Denty

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    Can you change your username without re-registering on ASN? ive had a look but no joy so far...want to get rid of the "A_Stickman user name...

    Dont like it anymore, picked it cos i was i was band called "Stickmen" a few years ago....
     
  36. jojo

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    Changed! :)
     
  37. h5djr

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    Mine is quite obvious - it's my personal registration number which I've had since March 1991
     
  38. jcs356

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    Mine is a combination of my initials and the model number of one of Ferdinand Porsche's greatest ever creations - the 356.

    I'd love a real one, but for the past 10 years I've made do with a replica - a Chesil Speedster - based upon a 1971 Beetle.

    [​IMG]
     
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    Mine is a combination of my initials and the model number of one of Ferdinand Porsche's greatest ever creations - the 356.

    I'd love a real one, but for the past 10 years I've made do with a replica - a Chesil Speedster - based upon a 1971 Beetle.

    [​IMG]

    Any excuse for some Speedster porn!
     
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  40. benjie

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    My name's Benjamin. When I swear in front of my dad he says in a harsh tone "Benjie!" I'm 30, but he still does it.
     
  41. Welly

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    My nickname has been Welly since I was about 12. My missus calls me it, my Mum calls me it. It just is my name.
     
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    I find it so funny when I hear mum's calling their son's by their nickname.
    My mate is called Keith but everyone, including his mum, calls him Beefie.
    Although, his mum also calls him Max sometimes. :think:
     

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