How did you choose your user name?

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  1. Braig
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    Braig GBAtemp Regular

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    Why did you decide to call you in this way?
    Say what inspired you to choose your name

    I chose "Braig" because it's the anagram of "Gabri" that in italian is the diminutive of my name that is Gabriel.

    What about you?
     
  2. Nikki_swap

    Nikki_swap The Lewdest

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    Because of nikki from swapnote since Miji was already taken
     
  3. Jhnsn

    Jhnsn *Flat is Justice*

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    Jhnsn because of Johnson.

    Wow.
     
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  4. nxwing

    nxwing GBAtemp Addict

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    I had several name changes so I'll also tlak about them.

    Frostblade = I took two random words that I think sounded cool
    ArnoDorian = I used to be a big fan of Assassin's Creed
    nxwing = Taken from Nightwing. Replaced the "ight" with an "x". Also made the first letter small
     
  5. Lucifer666

    Lucifer666 all the world needs is me

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    I signed up as Darmanitan, that 5th gen poke.

    Had it changed to Lucifer without knowing who that is because it sounded cool. The supervisor said it was taken so he had to add a bunch of numbers. I told him to do whatever he wanted, and lo and behold, my username is the most satanic of the lot.
     
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  6. The Real Jdbye

    The Real Jdbye Always Remember 30/07/08

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    It was my first username ever, which I got with my first dialup, and it just stuck with me. Mostly because I couldn't come up with a better username.
     
  7. THEELEMENTKH

    THEELEMENTKH Take your time

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    Because Kingdom Hearts is my favourite franchise ever (it's supposed to be pronounced like ''The Element K H'')
    Also it's all in capital letters because why not?
     
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  8. mightymuffy

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    Mine's stuck with me since the AOL/Dial up days - mum says I used to call myself 'muffy' as a tot (my real name is Matthew) and used to be a fan of Mightymouse, soooo, after umpteen attempts at creating an AOL username I ended up with this and had it ever since.
     
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  9. _Chaz_

    _Chaz_ GBAtemp's Official Mook™

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    Creativity is for chumps.
     
  10. LittleFlame

    LittleFlame Thinks you're all alright actually

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    my name's meaning is Small Fire low and behold: LittleFlame
     
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  11. Veho

    Veho The man who cried "Ni".

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    I did not choose my username, it was thrust upon me.
     
  12. mrissaoussama

    mrissaoussama Hiuhbi32

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    i always put my real name and family name
     
  13. dicamarques

    dicamarques Definitely not Bruce Wayne.

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    it's a mix of my 2 first names, first 2 letters and my last name. It sounded nice so I kept it. But I also use some other usernames, like DG. That's the only 2 consonants of my first name
     
  14. Silverthorn

    Silverthorn Spiky!

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    It's the title of a book I enjoyed reading. And I felt it was fitting for a name.
     
  15. Seriel

    Seriel Erisa

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    Jackus because my name is Jack. Imaginative right?
    Chose it as a child and it stuck for ages. Except now I don't like it because reasons and I don't really want my real name so clear like that. (Those are personal reasons to be specific)

    Thus everywhere else my identity has been changed to "Seriel" but apparently I can't get a name change here because I've been a member for a year and have 2k+ posts :|
     
  16. mech

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    'Mech' because I used to play 'mech warrior' to death when I was a youngen.
     
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  17. VinLark

    VinLark This machine kills bourgeois sentimentality.

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    It's a mix of my first and Last name. I use this username for everything but a few other things.
     
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  18. SomeGamer

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    I quickly needed some HomePass help, this wasn't taken. I regret it now though. So unoriginal!
     
  19. 8BitWonder

    8BitWonder Small Homebrew Dev

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    Chose mine simply because I like 8-bit art/games. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
     
  20. xtheman

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