Intrigued by usernames

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  1. WynandJean

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    I raised this in another thread and it was suggested to post as a new thread, so here goes: -

    Actually I am always intrigued by the aliases that people have on here. Ours is boring but I'd love to know the story behind so many of the names. Anyone care to explain theirs?

    ...e.g. haganap, shiftzz, curleycornflake, dragabed, G4GMO, hayleylulu, ksebruce, wurn and many other intriguing titles?

    Wyn :thumb:
     
  2. CURLYCORNFLAKE

    CURLYCORNFLAKE Read Only Funster

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    curlycornflake

    many years ago we went to a charity race night and sponsored a horse
    as the race card was being printed someone said whats your horse called ?curlycornflake I shouted back only to have everybody falling off their chair laughing.I worked at the biggest cornflake factory in the world at that time and so I have used this nickname on numerous occasions
     
  3. cornishaich

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    I put my explanation the other link and now I repeat it here.
    I am Cornish (through and through) and named Harry, some people shorten Harry to aich hence cornishaich
     
  4. Johns_Cross_Motorhomes

    Johns_Cross_Motorhomes Trader - Motorhome & Accessory Sales

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    Yes Shiftzz.................. spill the beans and not Tesco's own baked:Rofl1:

    Peter
     
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    Not clotted then :Rofl1:
     
  6. acting_strange

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    Mine's really simple......I was a professional actor but when I started teaching theatre my students called me strange:Doh::Doh:
     
  7. Road Runner

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    The one name that intrigues me is "Jim" where on earth could this have come from?

    Another that beggars belief is "Bryan"

    Where on erf do they get em from? what sort of brain could come up with these.
     
  8. tofo

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    ooohhh you just like me nearly writing profanites dontcha





    well i have posted it before but worth a further outing

    i am an emergency gas engineer
    the coloqueal name for us is tofo

    made up of Turn Off and F--- Off :Eeek::Blush::thumb:
     
  9. ShiftZZ

    ShiftZZ Funster Life Member

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    Ok the truth about ShiftZZ

    I was working for a large bank and one of the systems they used was based on an Informix database using SCO Unix.

    Anyhow, it fell over and I had to phone up the company, they made me go into the root directory etc... all very techie. They talked me through and to finish off the fix I had to type in Shift (shift key) followed by Z (twice) So there you go ShiftZZ pronounced Shift Zed Zed.
    Before you ask, no I am not a techie and at the time I thought they were taking the pi$$.
    I thought it was rather cool and have used it ever since
    As always
    ShiftZZ
     
  10. lorger

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    Well you'll never guess what mines is made up from so i will tell you my first name is gerry and my second is hughes so if you just add them together and you get wait for it gerryhughes did any of you guess before i said :Rofl1::Rofl1:


    The reason for this is when i normally sign up to something i forget my user name and hopefully a few years before i forget my name:Rofl1::Rofl1:


    Frank
     
  11. Jim

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    Its short for James:Smile:
     
  12. Toffs-G

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    Not sure if mines intriguing but - I have a Golf label caled T'OFFS Golf hence the user name:Smile:

    Cheers
    Gary
     
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    We have a Carioca 656 hence 656. Eddi - Tawny loves Owls and the Tawny Owl is her favorite hence Tawny. She even called her Rotty Tawny!! However, the SmartCar is called Billy.
     
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    Well, Jean is boss so she is the J
    and = a
    then there's little old me Graham making the G
    Hence - JaG :Doh:
     
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    a very nice post so I have rated it.

    Mine is from our family names. Just after my youngest was born when internett stuff was in its early days, (hes now 12) I was logging on to a few message boards, When I had to come up with a user name I was stuck. My father in law (rip) said how about PNGH which is our initials. As you can see it never worked until we put in an and, Paul and Nikki and George and Harley became panagah. This eventually even became our private plate. However when fun started I did not want to keep that as I had used it on several other forums with caravans so i reversed it to HAGANAP. Harley and George and Nikki and Paul.
    It has stuck really well accept for the fact that people associate me as teh user name and call me often haggers, this seems to of been adopted by many on here and I have even introduced my self as haggers,, and the more lately it should get changed to haggered.

    So there is my story and thanks for raising it. :thumb:

    some I do wonder my self I know dingray is because he is in dingwall and called ray. road runner though? whats that all about, or snowbird? staging lady is a great one and I hope she reads this to tell her story.
     
  16. SC 05 OUT

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    mines easy, we had a gecko called sebastian, so

    sebthegecko (spelt as one word)


    sebs long gone now rip, and recently I sold the rest of my breeding collection, but I'll keep the name, I'll get round to changing the avatar sometime but not yet
     
  17. PenelopePitstop

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    The first year we wintered in Europe we were in Convoy with Ray and Joan (rayv8).
    Us in our brand spanking new Knaus and them in their 12yr old Winnebago!:thumb:

    We led and very often as I got bored with the endless motorways I'd put my foot down - slightly! Then I'd realise that Ray was quite a way back! We'd get to a service area and he'd get out of his van shouting "B****y Penelope Pitstop!!!" :Rofl1:

    Hence the username!!!:Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
  18. Ruddy

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    Mines really lazy...Its my second name with a y on the end :Blush:
    Everybody I know calls me Ruddy (at least I think thats what they shout)
     
  19. motor roamin

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    When we started our HGV training school, I was too clever for my own good calling it Data Academy, Data meaning imparting knowledge and Academy being the pinicle of learning, no body got it:cry::cry::cry: luckily we have built a good reputation and are well known locally.

    So when I joined MHF and couldn't for the life of me think of a name (and I spent ages trying to think of somthing and failed) I thought Motor Home and knowing me I will go out and just point it in a direction and see where we end up, so I will be roaming, there it is motor roamin. Simples, or could it just be I'm simple.:Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:

    All the best

    Rick & Rosie
     
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    Our first van was an Autohomes ''Highwayman''
    The KISS principle works for me :thumb:







    cheers....nige
     
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