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What does your username mean?

Discussion in 'Social Discussion' started by electrolyte, Jul 24, 2017.

  1. electrolyte

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    The Ghost of MTurk Past

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    Tell us about it! Why did you pick the username you have? How about your avatar? Let's hear the story!
     
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  2. JenniLeigh

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    Batch Bettah Have My Money

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    It's muh name.

    And it's me... but w/o my face anymore b/c I had an uncomfortable moment.

    I'm so boring :(
     
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  3. humbleturker

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    I bet you'll never guess.
     
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  4. kryss

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    carburante al fuoco

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    I didn't like that people thought my forum name was pronounced "kryssssssey", so the y had to go.
     
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  5. electrolyte

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    The Ghost of MTurk Past

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    Mine: I used to hang out with a small group of MTurk workers who were, well, prolific users of alcohol. I would always be reminding them to take Tylenol and drink electrolytes before going to bed to reduce a hangover. I got to be known as the electrolytes girl for always pushing electrolytes on people. At some point, I changed my nick from my real first name to electrolyte. And my avatars are always some rainbow-y thing because I collect rainbow-y things.
     
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  6. Kerek

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    You realize if you show up that's what I'm going to call you, right?
     
  7. Kerek

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    Red Cat-Bear

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  8. kryss

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    carburante al fuoco

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    :shifty:

    Two can play that game.
     
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  9. LoveMuppet

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    Yarn Hoarder

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    Love Muppet was what my BFF from HS used to call me. We had pet names for each other, but because I'm old and have kids now, I can't remember what name I gave to her. In my defense, she doesn't remember either. It probably wasn't as awesome as mine.

    My avatar is a ghost screaming "woooool" because wool is awesome and fuzzy and a wonderful thing to knit and crochet with. Duh.
     
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  10. mboone73

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    Mine's pretty complicated. m is the first letter in my first name. Boone is my last name. 73 is a reference to the year I was born.

    The pig doesn't mean I'm a farmer, but rather a reference to my favorite band.
     
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    Batch Bettah Have My Money

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    and bacon.
     
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  12. electrolyte

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    The Ghost of MTurk Past

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    If you haven't found it yet, the crafty thread has quite a few knitting/crochet/wool dying posts: http://www.mturkcrowd.com/threads/i-made-this-crafty-things.143/
     
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  13. Kerek

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    But I like my username, and had people calling me it in Ventrilo for WoW for years and years. I'm more ambivalent about my real first name, which @Jaded@Jaded is not allowed to divulge.
     
  14. jml

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    Username is my initials

    My avatars are usually kpop singers or japanese wrestlers because those are my not-so-guilty pleasures. One time when I changed my avatar to something else @geo@geo yelled at me because it threw her off so I've stuck with that theme ever since
     
  15. coffeeowl

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    taking notes

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    I don't have a very interesting story. I was just looking for something that was me but different from what I've used elsewhere. I remembered this pic which I've always loved:

    [​IMG]

    It was my first avi and since I love owls and coffee: coffeeowl was a natural fit. My current avi is an incognito owl since my recent dark past with possible (not really) prison time in a 3-month absence earlier this year. I've also used actresses drinking coffee as avatars. So I am always a coffee gal or an owl.
     
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    carburante al fuoco

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    So, if I showed up, you would force me to call you Kerek and not divulge your first name?
     
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  17. VGB

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    this is a family name that was stolen from me by power hungry admins

    i have fought back and restored my honor
     
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    I thought it was because electrolytes are what plants crave.

    [​IMG]
     
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    carburante al fuoco

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    You'll always be cupcake to me.
     
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    It's a pun because I love puns.
     
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