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Post by Dudley » Mon Mar 27, 2006 3:53 am

Darran@Retro Gamer wrote:I'm normally Strider on most forums. Which is stolen from the greatest ninja ever 8)
When I saw the avatar I had the awful feeling you were going to try and explain this one.

I notice they misspelt your name in GamesTM too.
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Post by Randall Flagg » Mon Mar 27, 2006 6:38 am

I stole Randall Flagg aka the Walking dude from Stephen King.

Hes like a sort of Devil and gets mentions and appearances in a lot of Kings books, most notable "The Stand" and "The Dark Tower" Series.

He seemed to be like all powerful but came to a pretty sticky end at the hands of "Mordred" the giant spider/child who sucked his brains out.

I guess it sticks out as The Stand was the first novel I sat down and read cover to cover......titter
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Post by Mr. Pointless » Mon Mar 27, 2006 12:26 pm

I chose my name for a couple of reasons:

First, I couldn't think of a good one (and besides, Mr. Pointless does sound better than a random choice of two Greek letters), also the village I live in had a lot of flyers and posters at the time banging on about the meaning of life. In my opinion, finding the meaning of life is a waste of time. What if there is no meaning? Even if there is, will you like it? Could just turn out to be 42 after all. In any case, we have no point... live your life and have fun doing it. We are pointless... I am Mr. Pointless.

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Post by necronom » Tue Mar 28, 2006 9:49 am

Mr. Pointless wrote:In my opinion, finding the meaning of life is a waste of time. What if there is no meaning? Even if there is, will you like it? Could just turn out to be 42 after all.
Funny you should say that:

http://science.slashdot.org/science/06/ ... 5212.shtml


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Post by Joe_Blade » Tue Mar 28, 2006 12:32 pm

Hi everybody,

My ID came from a little nickname I picked up after several years of being a serial slasher. I used to slash people across the arse with arazor blade. "Loook out it's the blade!" would be a frequent cry on the streets late at night.

Coincidently Joe Blade was the name of the first budget game I bought for my Amstrad. Got it from WH Smiths.

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Post by necronom » Wed Mar 29, 2006 8:32 am

I used to slash people across the arse with a razor blade
Ermm, you are joking, right?

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Post by Joe_Blade » Wed Mar 29, 2006 11:43 am

lol yeah, the reason for my name was the latter explination. I would never commit such a cowardly vicious act.

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Post by necronom » Wed Mar 29, 2006 4:11 pm

Phew! :lol: I was starting to back away when I first read that.

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Post by rtrgrl78 » Wed Mar 29, 2006 4:23 pm

Mine is retro girl, without the vowels and the 78, year was born in. Know it doesn't exactly make me a girl, but everyone says I look young and have done so for a long time and also wishful thinking on my part :lol: I get anything from 19 to 21 on a good day.

Can I just say this site has got me addicted, I'm always on here.

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Post by hanging » Wed Mar 29, 2006 5:14 pm

mine.. is a shortened version of a nick i used on Danwa forums..

Used to be Hangingfromashotglass - a reference to alcoholism... Then it got shortened to Hanging.. Or sometimes Sparky..

Though people also know me as Rockbitch J - and back in the day Jaznatas..
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Post by EnglishRob » Thu Mar 30, 2006 8:32 am

Well when I was at college, a friend of mine nick-named me Trevor Kevorson. It kinda stuck and I started using that name when I started chatting on the old Lycos Chat (the eShare one, not that one that Lycos have now - although I was/possibly still are registered on it anyway).

The old eShare Lycos chat had a bad habit of crashing (it was a buggy java based client). Since I was eager to get back on, and it kept telling me that 'TrevorKevorson' was already logged on, I tried to think of a username and came up with EnglishRob which consisted of the fact I was English (mainly everyone on the chat was from the US) and that my name is Rob.

It's kinda stuck with me, and I reguarly use it on various forums.

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Post by Kaede » Thu Mar 30, 2006 9:47 am

rtrgrl78 wrote:Mine is retro girl, without the vowels and the 78, year was born in. Know it doesn't exactly make me a girl, but everyone says I look young and have done so for a long time and also wishful thinking on my part :lol: I get anything from 19 to 21 on a good day.

Can I just say this site has got me addicted, I'm always on here.
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Post by DonkeySpank » Thu Mar 30, 2006 10:07 am

hand_solo wrote: Do you lot really want to know why I'm called hand solo? :oops:

D'ya REALLY want to know the origins of Donkey Spank?!?!?!! :wink: :lol: :lol:

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Post by deKay » Thu Mar 30, 2006 10:19 am

Mine is dull. I used to be "andyk", which is, er, my first name and surname initial.

Which morphed into deKay. I lost an an somewhere...

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Post by retro mania » Thu Mar 30, 2006 10:30 am

Mine was the only name with the word "retro" in I could register on the nintendo forum and I've used it on every forum since.

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