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#1 wish*upon*a*star

Posted 29 January 2013 - 07:08 AM

I am always intrigued by user names and why people chose to use theirs.
So my question is how did you decide on yours?

With me it is a combination of my favourite kids show (Strawberry Shortcake) love of dessert (pie) and favourite number (7).

#2 Cranky Old Woman

Posted 29 January 2013 - 07:12 AM

Looked in the mirror.

#3 bubblebear

Posted 29 January 2013 - 07:14 AM

An old nickname for DS1.

#4 JustBeige

Posted 29 January 2013 - 07:14 AM

The colour I am compared to some of the more colourful personalities here original.gif

#5 leo the lioness

Posted 29 January 2013 - 07:17 AM

Leo isn't my star sign (it is DH's though!) - I'm actually Piscean! Leo is a name that has great significance to me and seeing as I'm female I used the feminine form of lion.

#6 71Cath

Posted 29 January 2013 - 07:22 AM

A bit dull really - the year I was born and part of my name.

#7 BadCat

Posted 29 January 2013 - 07:26 AM

I had a boring UN.  I was feeling craptacularly miserable and changed it to Bad (after one of my favourite U2 songs).  Then I cheered up and felt like something more fun than my original UN was in order.  I identify very strongly with cats, being kinda furry and extraordinarily lazy, so BadCat was born.

#8 missing

Posted 29 January 2013 - 07:26 AM

I have been chaning my user name a lot lately to reflect whats going on in my life. At the moment it is because we got a very cute bunny who DS3 named Roger (which is a big achievement for him). And as DS2 says "he is our baby isn't he mum"  wub.gif

#9 deejie

Posted 29 January 2013 - 07:27 AM

When I was 15 I was hitting the US BBS boards to chat to the college students  tongue.gif

I needed a username then. I had a much loved budgie named DJ and we all affectionately called her deejie. So I named myself deejie and have continued to do so for every username since.

#10 miinii

Posted 29 January 2013 - 07:29 AM

On another site both my mum and i were on Her name was Duchess (she is dutch) so when i joined after her i had Minidutch. Then everyone on that site referred to me as "Mini" Since i use the name on lots of sites now some didnt have "Mini" available so it just ended up being "Miinii" original.gif

#11 coolguy

Posted 29 January 2013 - 07:30 AM

I'm cool, and a guy

#12 NotBitzerMaloney

Posted 29 January 2013 - 07:30 AM

I had read hairy macleary for the millionth time, and had "bitzer Maloney all skinny and bony" stuck in my head.
All I could think was "well i am not bitzer Maloney". And there you have it :-)


#13 Jean Genie

Posted 29 January 2013 - 07:30 AM

Mine is a David Bowie song title.

#14 Shirley Sue

Posted 29 January 2013 - 07:32 AM

It's the name of my cabbage patch doll blush.gif .

#15 *Nasty*Squeekums*

Posted 29 January 2013 - 07:37 AM

Mines the name of a kitten I used to have.
I hand raised her after she was rejected for being runt.  She never got bigger than the size of a coke can.
She was sadly killed when a friend steppend on her accidently.
Squeekums lives on in username form

#16 FeralZupee

Posted 29 January 2013 - 07:38 AM

Mine is DDs baby nickname and where we we are living now

#17 MintyBiscuit

Posted 29 January 2013 - 07:39 AM

When I joined mine was just my name and year of birth, and now it is my name mashed up with an Amanda Palmer song that I adore. I was actually pondering changing it but then a few posters abbreviated it to HOO and that amuses me, so I think I'll leave it be for now

Edited by HollyOllyOxenfree, 29 January 2013 - 07:42 AM.


#18 Velouria

Posted 29 January 2013 - 07:39 AM

Pixies song from the album 'Surfer Rosa'

#19 Sockergris

Posted 29 January 2013 - 07:40 AM

It was the only thing I could think of that wasn't already taken.  I am trying to think of a better user name!

#20 pippityroo

Posted 29 January 2013 - 07:40 AM

DD3 was known as 'Pip' in utero, and I now call her 'Roo' (her nickname), so I chose PippityRoo.

It was PippityPip while I was pregnant with her.

I don't think I'll be changing it for a while, as I quite like this one original.gif

#21 livvie7586

Posted 29 January 2013 - 07:42 AM

QUOTE (71Cath @ 29/01/2013, 08:22 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
A bit dull really - the year I was born and part of my name.


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Although mine is a nickname (although you can easily tell what my name is by it), and my birth date

#22 caitiri

Posted 29 January 2013 - 07:43 AM

From a book , I'd like a one one but can't think of anything.

#23 VJs Mummy

Posted 29 January 2013 - 07:46 AM

Was changed just after i had my first DS am gonna be changing it soon but to what i dont know

#24 YodaTheWrinkledOne

Posted 29 January 2013 - 07:48 AM

QUOTE (strawberrypie7 @ 29/01/2013, 07:08 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I am always intrigued by user names and why people chose to use theirs.
So my question is how did you decide on yours?

With me it is a combination of my favourite kids show (Strawberry Shortcake) love of dessert (pie) and favourite number (7).

I like Yoda and he's a wrinkly old buggar.  Much like me really.  biggrin.gif

#25 1ds1dd

Posted 29 January 2013 - 07:49 AM

Ahhhhh................ wink.gif




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