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Windows 7: Usernames

View Poll Results: Do you use the same username for everything?
Same for all 31 54.39%
Different based on what you are signing up for 20 35.09%
Whatever I felt like making it at the time I signed up 6 10.53%
Voters: 57. You may not vote on this poll

20 Jan 2009   #1
tdk08

Windows 7 Ultimate Beta 7000
 
 
Usernames

Just wondering: What is the origin of your username? Does it mean something special, was it a random name, your name, or something else entirely? Also, Do you use the same name everywhere online?
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20 Jan 2009   #2
johngalt

 

I said same for all, but in reality it is *similar*

If I attempt to register at a site with johngalt, and it is take, I then opt for John L. Galt or johnlgalt.

However, I rarely ever use that for gaming....
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20 Jan 2009   #3
thegr8anand

Windows 7 x64 Home Premium
 
 

Yup I use similar id's as well. I started with thegr8anand(Anand being my name and I was young at that time ) and have used it almost everywhere or 'thegr8' in some places.
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20 Jan 2009   #4
johngalt

 

Nice to meet ya Anand - Niraj in RL here.
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20 Jan 2009   #5
mansrm81

Windows 7 Ultimate x64/ Windows Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

Mine is the first 3 letter of my last name and then the initials of my first, middle, and last name and then the year I was born. I use it for everything.
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20 Jan 2009   #6
z3r010

 

I use different names depending on the site.
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20 Jan 2009   #7
smarteyeball

 
 

This a good idea for a thread

I used to have a different name for everything but as time went by I tended to forget which name went with what Now I just use a couple with variations.

smarteyeball started as a whim when I signed up for a private torrent site. For some reason, the idea of an eyeball that was smart amused me for a few minutes late one night. It's just a theme I run with now
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20 Jan 2009   #8
mansrm81

Windows 7 Ultimate x64/ Windows Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

Yeah its easier to remember only 1 name instead of many names. I like you sig Smart.
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20 Jan 2009   #9
darkassain

Windows 7 Ult x64(x2), HomePrem x32(x4), Server 08 (+VM), 08 R2 (VM) , SuSe 11.2 (VM), XP 32 (VM)
 
 

i was thinking whether when this was gonna come up...


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by darkassain View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by smarteyeball View Post
Speaking of burning itches.... DA, did you forget an S in your user name, or is it on purpose? I think to ask that every time I see it
lol
i think you're meaning that about darkassassin???
well that all happen when i got my gmail address for the first time...
i type that in and it said that was not available..
and it gave that option as my email address
as for the name here...
this is purely convenience...lol
but he you can call me DA for short....
kinda sounds kool...
oh and its two s that i was missing...
remember smarteye?...
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20 Jan 2009   #10
smarteyeball

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mansrm81 View Post
Yeah its easier to remember only 1 name instead of many names. I like you sig Smart.
Thank you Sergio Rembrandt Manchurian Not even close?, lol

I also know someone else liked my banner enough to copy it.


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by darkassain View Post
remember smarteye?...
I do mate, I do
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