Your TS name and why you chose it

By SuperCheetah
Apr 14, 2002
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  1. chance1138

    chance1138 Newcomer, in training Posts: 72

    Chance = my real name
    1138 = Star Wars reference

    Yes, I am a nerd.
  2. AtK SpAdE

    AtK SpAdE TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,846

    AtK=Authorized to Kill Clan that I was in for CS 3 years ago, Spade is the card used by the first airborne division.
  3. Rik

    Rik Banned Posts: 4,985

    Hi, just thought it might be interesting to explain why peopele chose the names they use on TS.

    I will start off by saying i chose Rik as my name is Richard and because of the really old arcade machines that only let you put 3 letters in on a high score.

    There must be some much more interesting stories!:) So lets hear them.
  4. beef_jerky4104

    beef_jerky4104 Banned Posts: 1,094

    This isn't really interesting at all but Beef_Jerky4104 has been my alias for 5 years. I've recently abbreviated it to Beef4104, but still.

    Don't we already have a thread like this though?
  5. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 12,428   +281

    I just merged 3 threads. This should get everyone up to speed on some of the older guys, and the new people can get their own entries, all in one thread.
  6. mine is fairly obviously game related. i used to play tons of Legend of Zelda games. those games were fantastic. twilight princess clinched it for me. that made link one of the most awesome characters for me.

    so about 6 years ago, i wanted a screen name. naturally i wanted to put link in it...but so many other fans already had the name so i had to add all those numbers and an o to it. i make it my username just about everywhere because i've used it for so long. it's almost second nature. i could walk around and have people just call me link and i'd respond as if it were my name.

    now that i'm in college i occasionally use the first letter of my real name, and then my surname as the username. just for important things that i might need to remember.

    but yeah....hi. i'm a legend of zelda fan.
  7. dragonflycreati

    dragonflycreati Newcomer, in training

    well mine is my name from the jewellery i make.... i usually use ap6valiant seeing we are mopar mad people but just wanted some thing a bit feminine... the full name is dragonflycreations!!!!
  8. God Of Mana

    God Of Mana TechSpot Paladin Posts: 502

    Well I named my self God of mana because at the time i was quite obsessed with the game Sword of mana. Everything for me was Mana.. I'm past it
    and wish I could have put my real name instead of that.

    (hmm i wonder if a mod could help me or something. XD
  9. Cinders

    Cinders TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,313   +12

    I usually go by Cinder Phame, but that name is a little to fantasy orientated to work at a tech site. I thought I’d go by Cinder but that was taken, so I added an s and away I went. I also go by Texas, Texas Ranger or Tejas. Yes, I do live in Texas real close to Houston.

    I was creating a Dungeons & Dragons character about twenty years ago, and I needed a name, so I came up with Sender Phame, but a few friends threatened to rip out my liver unless I changed the name to Cinder. Seeing the error of my ways I quickly changed the name and have been Cinder ever since.
  10. Daveskater

    Daveskater Banned Posts: 2,031

    the background to my name is fairly simple:

    i'm Dave
    i skate :D
    pure and simple, really

    i've also been using it for a few years now on various websites including hotmail, but i have a much older hotmail account which i use more often and registered to TS with

    if Daveskater isn't available (which funnily enough it hasn't been a few times) i'll stick 89 or 360 on the end

    ooh, i even use it on eBay as well ;)
  11. hamas123

    hamas123 TechSpot Maniac Posts: 499

    Ok i know mine is least interesting but here we go.
    You see, when ever i have to sign up for a site i can't think of any names to use, i just like to make it nice and simple and as you may have guessed Hamas is my name and to make it a bit interesting i added 123 instead of random numbers like 7676594938390913948802 :D
     
  12. Fragrant Coit

    Fragrant Coit TechSpot Maniac Posts: 579

    I better be careful here...

    Coit {or Coight} is an Australian euphamism for , um, backside.

    Fragrant - hardly!
  13. Daveskater

    Daveskater Banned Posts: 2,031

    haha that's pretty interesting ;) also a bit silly too which is never a bad thing in my books
  14. computernerd

    computernerd Newcomer, in training

    I dunno, sounded techy <_<
  15. Fragrant Coit

    Fragrant Coit TechSpot Maniac Posts: 579

    I didn't think ARS3 would be looked upon kindly!
  16. Rik

    Rik Banned Posts: 4,985

    lol, very funny FC.:D
  17. greatman05

    greatman05 TechSpot Maniac Posts: 536

    Well...I have no business here, but whatever...Greatman05 is just simply a name I came up with that is usually the default name I use when signing up an account for any forum website...sometimes, I change the number to greatman07, but usually, greatman05 is always used...no special meaning, or reason, just is there...
  18. Envergure

    Envergure TechSpot Enthusiast Posts: 154

    "De long envergure" is French for "far-reaching." I thought it was a good fit for an online community.

    Firefox's spelling suggestions for "Envergure":
    Evergreen
    Convergent
    Convergence
    Guenevere
    Everglade
    :D :D :D
  19. turbo1

    turbo1 TechSpot Maniac Posts: 360

    i love playing my drums,hitting it fast.one day,my aim is hammering it 10,000 times an hour.but i got only 9,999 & i'm 1 hit short.that's why turbo1.short for turbo short by 1.
  20. Sickboy

    Sickboy Newcomer, in training

    Friends gave it to after the movie Trainspotting came out they said I was as twisted minded as sickboy in the movie lol Plus back then i had my entire hair bleach blond (almost white).
  21. ShipMaster

    ShipMaster Newcomer, in training Posts: 95

    ShipMaster is the name of an elite in Halo 3. I just decided that it was a pretty cool name.
  22. eazy_duz_em

    eazy_duz_em Newcomer, in training Posts: 170

    simple...cause...Eazy duz em! :>
  23. Grafficks

    Grafficks Newcomer, in training Posts: 454

    It sounds like another word.

    But it's spelled differently.

    :)
  24. Eddie_42

    Eddie_42 Newcomer, in training Posts: 213

    Mine is my nick name and the answer to the universe
  25. Unisex Jeans :rolleyes:


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