1. Scott_pilgrim

    OP Scott_pilgrim Gbatemp’s official Scott pilgrim fanatic ™
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    I didn’t know what to put as a discord name, and I like Scott Pilgrim, so I put that, and the name has stuck ever since
     
  2. Goku1992A

    Goku1992A GBAtemp Maniac
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    I was heavy in the PS3 scene from 2010 so I came up with the name Goku1992 so I just kept the name. Funny thing I don't even like Goku lol
     
  3. Retinal_FAILURE

    Retinal_FAILURE GBAtemp Regular
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    I believe I was playing halo 2 with my friend for the first time on his xbox and he had a username, something like shimmy and I wanted to be cool. I went home and looked in a dictionary and the first word I liked in the dictionary looking through just a random page R was Retinal and then I flipped to the F's to find a second word and the one that made the most sense on that page was failure, so like eye failure; funny when playing a fps, for sure.
     
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  4. Scarlet

    Scarlet Pretty Pretty Princess
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    i like the colour
     
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  5. Tweaker_Modding

    Tweaker_Modding Siezure Dice™
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    tweaker was my old youtube name back in like 2017 when i made my gbatemp account

    i hate the name now and regret picking it when i could have thought of better
     
  6. Worldblender

    Worldblender GBAtemp Regular
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    I've had two more nicknames before my current one, so here is what I had before (all these places don't let change my username after I create an account on them):
    1. Globalearth (still used on my Wikipedia/all Wikimedia projects accounts)
    2. Marioblender (still used on my accounts at https://scratch.mit.edu/ and https://mfgg.net/)
    3. Worldblender (the current username) - adopted when my interests began to expand outside of Super Mario.
    I will now tell the meaning about the username I settled on now: I am combining two unlikely worlds - the world of free/open-source software, and the world of mainstream video games. A tale between a freer world (with the generous licensing of almost all FOSS, including copyleft) and a more oppressive world (99% proprietary copyrighted software). Even my current avatar speaks of this purpose (I should switch the positions of Pac-Man and Tux to better represent "copyleft" and "copyright", but I'm going to change my avatar at the beginning of next year)! that if I took a strict interpretation of copyright laws worldwide, would mean that all my fan works would become 100% illegal (and if I was making a profit, which I'm not, could land me in much more trouble).

    Despite the potential for me to land in a lawsuit, the fan projects I made so far have not attracted the negative attention of any of the big video game companies. Even if I had to give up my interest and favorite characters due to this attention, I will almost never be let down by FOSS, since the freedoms granted are invaluable, from consumers to big companies. The "blender" part could also refer to the 3D modelling an animation suite of the same name, but it happens to be a coincidence.

    Anyways, I think I'll continue to use my interest in both FOSS and mainstream video games to introduce, and possibly persuade, more people to FOSS. This kind of software doesn't really hurt, unless there exist no good alternatives to certain proprietary software.
     
  7. Lilith Valentine

    Lilith Valentine GBATemp's Official Succubus™ That’s crazy
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  8. Scott_pilgrim

    OP Scott_pilgrim Gbatemp’s official Scott pilgrim fanatic ™
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  9. VinsCool

    VinsCool Persona Secretiva Felineus
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    "Vin is Cool"
     
  10. Stwert

    Stwert GBAtemp Advanced Fan
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    Mine comes from donkeys years ago, when one of my mates was getting married and I was to be one of the ushers. He didn’t want me to know that him and the wife to be were getting me an engraved gift with my name (which has a couple of different spellings).

    So he phoned another mate of mine early in the day, who was severely hung-over as we’d been out the night before and only stopped drinking and, taking other things I shouldn’t mention, about 8 in the morning. To ask if my name was spelled with a u, or a w.

    Brain not quite kicked in, he replied, don’t be stupid, how can it be Stwert. And it’s just stuck ever since....


    ..... Which to be fair, is better than my previous nickname - Scud, due to my tendencies to get naked. A practice I no longer partake in, of course. Mainly because the wife would not be best pleased :D
     
  11. MiiJack

    MiiJack GBAtemp Fan
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    Mom's calling me Mii when she needs me to do something (especially when we're not in the same room). And coincidentally, I named my Mii (the 3ds one) Jack, maybe because I liked Snake & Raiden from MGS2 (edit: Jak also from Jak & Daxter). I just stuck with that for 5 or so years.
     
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  12. luigirockz

    luigirockz GBAtemp Regular
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    I joined Nintendo forums back in the day, Luigi is my favorite video game character. Luigirocks was taken so I added a Z, and just remained ever since.
     
  13. Windaga

    Windaga GBAtemp Maniac
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    My group of friends all chose elemental themed names, and being an avid fan of Final Fantasy (well...Final Fantasy Tactics, anyway...), I went with Wind + their power tier nomenclature. Wind + - aga = Windaga.
     
  14. 2Hack

    2Hack HYPiavelli
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    This is an olddd name I used to use on wiihacks website back in the day. After time that place became more and more toxic and I came here. Much nicer community here tbh
     
  15. godreborn

    godreborn GBAtemp Legend
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    I wanted something ambiguous, because godreborn could mean I'm highly religious or not. in reality, I'm agnostic. I'm open to the idea, but I have no proof either way. that's how I came up with my name. :)
     
  16. MarkUltra

    MarkUltra Newbie
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    Nothing interesting, actually.
     
  17. CPG

    CPG good morning.
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    11 year old me being really stupid and thinking that "Cuck playing games" was funny and creative.
     
  18. Lostbhoy

    Lostbhoy HEY YOU GUYS!
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    One of my fav movies (The Lostboys) coupled with my fav football team nickname (Celtic - the bhoys) and the fact that when I joined and started to mod my Wii I was truly lost to begin with..... Still am but in life in general!!
     
  19. AmandaRose

    AmandaRose Do what I do. Hold tight and pretend it’s a plan
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    11 points ahead watp


    Nobody outside of Scotland will have a clue what that means @Lostbhoy lol
     
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