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#676 Lothos


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Posted 16 July 2012 - 12:40 AM

View PostCapt.JohnPaul, on 16 July 2012 - 12:07 AM, said:

Inspired by probably the greatest Revolutionary War admiral.

You do know you already posted your name in this topic? :look: :laugh:

Well, I do now! *huh*
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#677 SheepEater


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Posted 22 July 2012 - 12:53 AM

Dual meaning.

1) I love roasted lamb/mutton :drool:

2) I hate shallow people who blindly follow fads or trends.

#678 Karcsi


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Posted 06 August 2012 - 12:15 PM

My name is Karcsi (Charlie) That's all! :)

#679 Bricktooth


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Posted 06 August 2012 - 01:49 PM

I chose this name because when I was registering, there was a tooth piece by my computer. :laugh:
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#680 Big Cam

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Posted 09 August 2012 - 02:54 PM

View PostBricktooth, on 06 August 2012 - 01:49 PM, said:

I chose this name because when I was registering, there was a tooth piece by my computer. :laugh:
Like a piece of a real tooth?

#681 King of Nynrah

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Posted 09 August 2012 - 03:19 PM

I chose this name when trying to decide a new username for a BIONICLE fansite that has long since fallen into corruption and decay. It was "legoguy2805" so you can't blame me. :tongue: I wanted something that sounded important, thus the "King of", and since the summer 2008 BIONICLE sets had just come out I liked the name Nynrah and the idea of an island of inventors, so I became the King of Nynrah. :wink:

#682 Bricktooth


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Posted 09 August 2012 - 04:04 PM

View PostBig Cam, on 09 August 2012 - 02:54 PM, said:

Like a piece of a real tooth?
No, this part :laugh: .
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#683 Mraz Skintas

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Posted 13 August 2012 - 01:13 AM

I was Mraz 'Skintas, but eh, I still love Halo, but as far as naming myself from it, I didnt want it anymore. So I went with part of my gamertag, Penguin724, and my favorite comic character, Deadpool. I was super excited when I learned LEGO was gonna make a fig of him. I had to get it, and that fig had a part in getting me back into LEGO.

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#684 Souperlizard


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Posted 16 August 2012 - 04:04 AM

Mine is fairly short and simple. Alongside Lego, I am a huge fan of reptiles, specifically lizards. So when choosing my screen name for my very first website I thought "Superlizard" would be perfect! Unfortunately, that username was taken. I opted to mess with the name a bit and wound up with "Souperlizard". It is now the only screen name that I use!  :tongue:

#685 Legonardo


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Posted 21 August 2012 - 12:04 PM

Here's mine
My name is david
I like lego
I made this picture, a lego re-do of Leonardo Da Vincis' Vitruvian man
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EDIT: shortened to Legonardo - for the time being

Edited by Legonardo, 04 September 2012 - 06:23 AM.

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#686 Big Cam

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Posted 22 August 2012 - 03:07 AM

View PostBricktooth, on 09 August 2012 - 04:04 PM, said:

No, this part :laugh: .
My concern level for you just went down.  :laugh:

#687 Simple1DEA


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Posted 22 August 2012 - 10:44 PM

Mine is a reference to a recent film and also my favourite film, if anyone would like to guess?

#688 Roast Penguin

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Posted 04 September 2012 - 11:07 AM

Well I just once made up 'roast penguin' to say randomly for no reason, then my cousin used it as a Runescape name, now it's my username too :P
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#689 Bricksan


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Posted 13 September 2012 - 11:48 PM

I used to run a site called BricksandBooks and I wanted a LEGO friendly name so shortened it to Bricksan. I have in the past used RJH, Richazey, Parkstee and Rincewind to name but a few.
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#690 RaincloudDustbin


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Posted 17 September 2012 - 10:03 PM

My name...Why not?
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#691 Bluerail


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Posted 20 September 2012 - 07:08 PM

I like my rails blue.

#692 Walter


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Posted 15 October 2012 - 06:09 PM

I just learned my name means "commander of an army" and is supposedly German in origin.

So where's this army I'm supposed to have? I think they just bailed and left me... :laugh:

Edited by Walter, 15 October 2012 - 06:10 PM.

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#693 MannyLego


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Posted 15 October 2012 - 10:11 PM

My name is Manny and i got many Lego. :laugh: hahaha its so punny.

#694 CA Magon

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Posted 18 October 2012 - 09:42 PM

I chose this name because Contre-Amiral (Rear Admiral) Magon was a french sailor who died in 1805 (Trafalgar...) while attacking an english ship. I want to build his ship in lego, "L'Alg├ęsiras".

#695 ShaydDeGrai


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Posted 19 October 2012 - 12:21 PM

Decades ago I wrote a spy novel where a public page for Shayd DeGrai was a run signal to warn a deep cover operative that his active persona had been compromised.  It was an acronym for "Someone Has All Your Data, Drop Everything, Go (to) Roost, Await Instructions".  

I rather liked the name, so years later as a GM for a fantasy role-playing game, I used the name Shayd for any agent of a information brokering organization.  Shayd agents lurked in shadows and lingered in taverns eavesdropping on conversations and collecting rumors that they could resell later on.

When e-bulletin boards, the Internet and chat rooms came along I started using the id Shayd as, in my mind, it was similar to "lurker" but not as common.

When I started joining LEGO fan-sites I discovered that Shayd was not uncommon enough and that despite being "Shayd" on scores of other sites, I'd need to mix things up.  That was when I looked at my LEGO collection and realized that more than three quarters of it was either black, white or some shade of gray - so It made perfect sense to me append the Shayd's original last name to my sign on.

And in answer to questions asked at various web sites:
A) My used of "ShaydDeGrai" dates back to the mid 90's and has nothing to do with the book "Fifty Shades of Gray"  
B) Yes, both the name and the book title _could_ apply to the color of my hair, but it was _supposed_ to refer the dominant colors of my LEGO collection

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#696 Laura Takayama

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 01:34 AM

My name dates back to when I registered for the Megatokyo forums in 2002... Seeing as how Megatokyo is an Anime-esque webcomic and most of its fans/forums are dedicated to anime and manga, I decided to use the name of an original Manga Character I came up with about two years prior for a fantasy manga idea I had that has, sadly, fallen by the wayside.   Hikaro Takayama, or to use the typical Japanese rendering of the name, Takayama Hikaro, means Tall Mountain's Son of the Wild Fire (or flying sparks), which fits the character's role in the story (basically he serves as the catalyst for a revolution in his home land and ends up leading said home land against several greater evils).

I've just used the name since on every forum I've ever joined in order to avoid confusion.
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#697 Kez


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Posted 19 November 2012 - 11:00 PM

Mine is my nickname that my friends call me, it is short for my real name, the nicknames I get called are kez or kezzy and know that I have googled them I don't like them (I need a name change) LOL :)

#698 Martin_B


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Posted 19 November 2012 - 11:08 PM

Mine's my first name and the initial of my surname. Boring or what? :shrug_oh_well:

Possibly more amusing is "concretebadger", the domain name of my own site and the username I use on some other online places. The halls of residence at my old university were described by the student newspaper as "...designed by an army of one-armed badgers with a concrete fixation." The buildings were indeed ugly concrete things (the student paper is itself called 'Concrete'!) but I have a sentimental attachment to the place and it makes for a username that's never already taken when I register somewhere!

#699 Zachattacx


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Posted 26 November 2012 - 07:19 AM

Mine is because I was and always is still called Zach Attack by my relatives for me being?I can't seem to remember why,and I just put the X because why not.

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Posted 01 December 2012 - 07:55 PM

TheRedGuy because my first MOC I took a pic of was a red figure. I plan to change it to "FoodPolicy" though.

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