Your nickname and avatar

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Your nickname and avatar

Post by tanuki » Sat 05.06.2006 12:13 pm

Hello, people!

I don't know if this has been done before, but I did a search on this and couldn't find anything.

Anyway, I'm curious about why some people use the nicknames they use. Some are obvious, like when they use their names, but some leave me wondering. And it would be nice to know why did you choose the avatar you're using, too.

And there are some people who have changed their nicknames, right? It would be nice if you told why as well.
僕の下手な日本語を直してください。

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Post by Takeo Saeki » Sat 05.06.2006 12:33 pm

I named myself after a Japanese movie character. The guy in Juon (And its American remake, The Grudge) who killed his family and started the Juon curse.

It sounds so much more corny when I put it that way LOL.

And earlier, I named myself baka gaijin just to be funny, but changed it back after recieving some very useful advice on the subject of usernames. Plus, I like Takeo Saeki better anyway.
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Post by keatonatron » Sat 05.06.2006 12:49 pm

Huge fan of Buster Keaton. If only he were a robot...

"Now introducing the Keatonatron 5000! It'll cook, clean, and lose the girl, all with a stone face!"

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Post by jinksys » Sat 05.06.2006 1:03 pm

My name is linksys with a J instead of an L. Its unique and lets people call me jinx :-P. As for my avatar, its a left facing swastika, or manji ( 卍 ) .
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Post by Zeo » Sat 05.06.2006 1:11 pm

"Zeo"

I remember the story when I "made" my name.

I was/am a fan of the Matrix series, and the main character's name is "Neo". I found this name very cool, but I didnt want to use it. Then one day I saw a movie with a person that was named "Zen". So then I mixed the two names and got "Zeo". :D

The story of my nickname. ^^

And as for my avatar, I just find it quite cute. ^^

- Daniel
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Post by WacKostRacKo » Sat 05.06.2006 2:08 pm

I was my nick-name at school and at cricket.. Ive always had it.

:)
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外人: これはすしです。すしが好きです。
日本人: おお!日本語が上手ですね。
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Post by Roronoa Zoro » Sat 05.06.2006 2:11 pm

by the way tanuki san..... Tu nick de donde viene? ( i speak spanish)
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Post by Mariya » Sat 05.06.2006 3:20 pm

Makes me wish I had a good story behind my name...>.>....

The avatar, I just loved pure and simple. I normally have a habit of changing my avatar every now on then, but I don't do it here. Everyone probably recognises me here by the avatar. ^_^

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Post by AJBryant » Sat 05.06.2006 3:54 pm

Huge fan of Buster Keaton. If only he were a robot...
You mean he WASN'T? A HUMAN did all that stuff?

Tony (who misses the days before SFX and CGI were required to make a movie work)

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Post by Takeo Saeki » Sat 05.06.2006 3:59 pm

Tony (who misses the days before SFX and CGI were required to make a movie work)
Hear hear. Digital effects are WAY overused.

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Post by kansatsu-tobikunai » Sat 05.06.2006 4:00 pm

Mine is the name of an attack used by my favorite Rurouni Kenshin character. Ever since I used it for my pen name on Fanfiction.net, it's kinda become my username for everything. ^_^
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Post by Ebuka Valentine Nrialike » Sat 05.06.2006 4:09 pm

Ebuka Valentine Nrialike is my name actually my full name is chukwuebuka Valentine Nrialike, hehehe! now guess which i was born in. (hint>not in the uk)
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Post by Takeo Saeki » Sat 05.06.2006 4:20 pm

I'm afraid to guess which country you're from, because I worry that if I guess wrong, you'd be insulted.

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Post by TrilinguisT » Sat 05.06.2006 4:24 pm

trilinguist :

well, i speak read and write in three languages, and im proud of that i guess.

as for my aviie, chow chows are just sooo adorable.

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Post by kohana » Sat 05.06.2006 4:29 pm

Haha, I liked the name Hana, but I was looking around for something different and added "ko" to it to make Kohana. =] Although I'm still trying to find a better name xD

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