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Member # 2627
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I was just wondering where people's names come from, mine for example is simply an anagram or my surname followed by Ihrno, which is obvious for any one who has read my profile. :)

NUKE NORTH KOERA (No offence to any Koreans)

"Bouts of insanity stop us all going mad.":- Spike Milligan

I mod supaniks ass at Random_stupidity

Posts: 81 | Registered: Wednesday, February 12 2003 08:00
Member # 1851
Profile Homepage #1
Riikka .. - Riibu. I've heard it's much easier to understand if you're Finnish.

Ah! My Homepage - In Finnish and English
Geneforge - The Maps
My Elfwood Gallery - Stories I've written in english
The WALL - Forums in Finnish
Waiting for medication. I could really use some.
Posts: 1308 | Registered: Sunday, September 8 2002 07:00
Shock Trooper
Member # 1103
Profile #2
My name come from one of my favorite books i've read many many times.

Crysania ;)

Elmo knows where you live!
May a evening star shine upon you.
Mornie alantië
Thou has used bad grammer!!!
Posts: 207 | Registered: Tuesday, May 7 2002 07:00
Law Bringer
Member # 335
Profile Homepage #3
Mine has nothing to do with shampoo.

—Alorael, who is worth it even if that wasn't a factor in his choice of names.
Posts: 14579 | Registered: Saturday, December 1 2001 08:00
La Canaliste
Member # 21
Profile #4
In one of the Pooh books, he lives in the woods under the name of Sanders. I misremembered.
Edit: Alorael, you certainly are worth it!

[ Monday, May 05, 2003 12:33: Message edited by: Saunders ]

KazeArctica: Oh yes.
KazeArctica: Oh YES
Posts: 93 | Registered: Sunday, September 30 2001 22:00
Member # 366
Profile #5
My name is Ruth and I hold myself in high esteem....haha

I say never be complete. I say stop being perfect. I say let's evolve. Let the chips fall where they may.
Posts: 1277 | Registered: Sunday, December 9 2001 08:00
Member # 2669
Profile Homepage #6
Trainspotting, Irvine Welsh.
Until I think of something better.

Posts: 647 | Registered: Wednesday, February 19 2003 08:00
Member # 314
Profile Homepage #7

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ADoS is like a magical punching bag that swings into your fist even when you're not trying to hit it. -Djur
Posts: 554 | Registered: Sunday, November 25 2001 08:00
Member # 2080
Profile #8
I created this name back in early 2000 shortly after I bought StarCraft. It was a symbol of my renegade spirit and love of fire. And for some reason for the most part it has stuck with me. On Chulak and Desperance I actually used something else, then in time I returned to using Lone Flame everywhere... well, expect AIM, which I used to use it under until I forgot my password. Then I used DSLoneFlame, with the DS standing for Demon Slayer which sprang from my Exile playing.
Posts: 1918 | Registered: Sunday, October 13 2002 07:00
Fire! Fire! Fire! Fire!
Member # 919
Profile #9
Sir David came from my first name and my interest in Medieval Europe and fantasy, and iDavid came from... well, that should be pretty obvious.

And though the musicians would die, the music would live on in the imaginations of all who heard it.
-The Last Pendragon


Les forum de la chance.

In case of emergency, break glass.
Posts: 3351 | Registered: Saturday, April 6 2002 08:00
Member # 2080
Profile #10
But as we all know the iDavid model is gonna get replaced by the eDavid, while another model gets created and steals the name iDavid.
Posts: 1918 | Registered: Sunday, October 13 2002 07:00
Member # 2871
Profile #11
My name is a little stranger. There's a series of books I really like (by Mercedes Lackey if anyone knows her) where a group of people, the Hawkbrothers (so named because of their intelligent hawk familiars) take usenames of two words that reflect their personality or a major event in their lives. Darkwind comes from my fascination with one of the main characters in a book. He is a powerful mage and fair fighter, and reflects some of my personality traits. The name does not imply darkness though, I'm not a demon. It was a usename that stuck with him. K'Sheyna is a tribal name.

H-E-L-P. I think my alphabet soup is trying to tell me something.
Posts: 87 | Registered: Sunday, April 13 2003 07:00
Member # 1359
Profile #12
Sodium Cyanide, or NaCN, is a chemical used in the extraction of gold from ore. Why I use it as a screen name, I can't even guess.

PS: I was the one who came up with the name iDavid, and I'm not going to let anyone forget it. ;)

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Mission Ridge -- All Your Snow Are Belong to Us.
Posts: 1277 | Registered: Monday, June 24 2002 07:00
Fire! Fire! Fire! Fire!
Member # 919
Profile #13
True, you did, and I am eternally greatful. And LF, it will only change when I get an eMac.

And though the musicians would die, the music would live on in the imaginations of all who heard it.
-The Last Pendragon


Les forum de la chance.

In case of emergency, break glass.
Posts: 3351 | Registered: Saturday, April 6 2002 08:00
Member # 2628
Profile Homepage #14
I'd been playing on a classless MUD for a while and thought I'd try a magic user with high mind. I had in mind playing the char as an ancient and wise crone and I wanted a name whose meaning reflected that. I did a search on a baby-naming site and came up with Kyna, which apparently meant 'wise'.

I played that char for several years, and whenever I played alts and wanted to let my friends know who I was, I would identify myself as Kyna. Guess it's become my online persona.

Note that I'm neither ancient nor wise, nor would I consider myself a crone.

We meet and part now over all the world;
we, the lost company,
take hands together in the night, forget
the night in our brief happiness, silently.
-- Judith Wright

My website
Posts: 512 | Registered: Wednesday, February 12 2003 08:00
Member # 1418
Profile Homepage #15
You'll never guess where mine came from! :P

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Posts: 406 | Registered: Tuesday, July 2 2002 07:00
Member # 2494
Profile Homepage #16
lol, very nice PDN.
Well, mine came from my Jamaican friend who cant pronounce my last name properly. And he calls everyone man, so everybody calls me Yapiro Man.

In a world of darkness, light is everywhere. You just have to look.
Posts: 130 | Registered: Thursday, January 16 2003 08:00
Member # 1046
Profile Homepage #17
i'm a supernatural, club- and katana-wielding wise man who lost in a pot-smoking contest in Jamaica to a drunk. yeah. i hope that describes my name.

EDIT: hey, i'm half asleep as of now, cut me some slack here!

[ Monday, May 05, 2003 18:54: Message edited by: Metaphysical Wise Man ]

Urban wisdom is not actual wisdom. It's more like the seemingly philosophical statements that sometimes leak out of my strange mind through my mouth, or in the case of message boards, my hands.
Clan Xeon - Warcraft III clan
Polaris - Weather Balloons YAY
Undead Theories - Don't Ask, Don't Tell
Posts: 3323 | Registered: Thursday, April 25 2002 07:00
Member # 43
Profile #18
I just like the name (and no, it's not my real name).
Posts: 145 | Registered: Wednesday, October 3 2001 07:00
Triad Mage Banned Veteran
Member # 165
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desperance -- je me souviens
arena -- et je me souviens de vous
Posts: 2449 | Registered: Monday, October 15 2001 07:00
Member # 65
Profile Homepage #20
My name sort of evolved from my last name because no one has rarely bothered calling me by my first name for years. The astericks represent the fact that I still can't get the name Milla back. In other places I'm known as Talyyn, Kian or dragonette2.

...a sadist is only someone that is terribly nice to a masochist...

Want to find out how nasty you really are? now!

Also look at my site here
This is also a
good site
Posts: 650 | Registered: Thursday, October 4 2001 07:00
Member # 2941
Profile Homepage #21
My wife was a leader of a Beaver colony(scouts Canada) and her scouting name was Rainbow.As her spouse I was know during frequent visits as mr.rainbow and at other colonies we were both simply cousin rainbow.(can be confusing with limited names available but fun;) ) and shortened as an online persona to cuzrainbow.Sides,I sorta "saw the light" in the 60s and 70s... ;)

Reality itself is an illusion,created by the mind;
To shield itself,from wild imagination.(copywrited 1980)
Posts: 11 | Registered: Thursday, May 1 2003 07:00
Member # 2949
Profile #22
My name shoudl be pretty ovbious if you think of it, as you get to know me. :)
Posts: 14 | Registered: Sunday, May 4 2003 07:00
Member # 2064
Profile #23
My name is from the character at the tower of magi.

Don't expect the expected
expect the unexpected
if you expect the expected
I expect you will remain unexpected.
Posts: 775 | Registered: Friday, October 11 2002 07:00
Member # 2286
Profile #24
I just love myself hella lot. And, as you all might know, I'm Great and a Mister. :P

Meet the savior. KYMCO Super Fever will force you to do so. Haw.
Posts: 911 | Registered: Sunday, November 24 2002 08:00