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How did you come up with your... 2012-12-25 03:40:27 Reply

How did you guys come up with your username? Some of you guys have very unique usernames, and I'm curious to what they mean, or why you chose them. Mines not very creative, my name in real life is obviously Jeff (My nickname is Jeffy) and Jeffy was taken, so I added a random X. Tell me about your usernames!


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Response to How did you come up with your... 2012-12-25 03:42:27 Reply

I thought of random RPG items and I thought the Sword of Kings from EarthBound was the best.

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Response to How did you come up with your... 2012-12-25 03:42:57 Reply

When I was 12 at school we had to write a letter from the point-of-view of a Polish prisoner of war in WW2 and sign it with an Eastern-European-sounding name. The guy next to me signed his as Yurgen Burgen and I thought it was funny so I started using it in chat rooms and whatever else.

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Response to How did you come up with your... 2012-12-25 03:44:01 Reply

my real life name is trey

yert is trey backwards


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Response to How did you come up with your... 2012-12-25 03:44:03 Reply

Self explanatory


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Response to How did you come up with your... 2012-12-25 03:46:19 Reply

At 12/25/12 03:42 AM, yurgenburgen wrote: When I was 12 at school we had to write a letter from the point-of-view of a Polish prisoner of war in WW2 and sign it with an Eastern-European-sounding name. The guy next to me signed his as Yurgen Burgen and I thought it was funny so I started using it in chat rooms and whatever else.

That's pretty cool, I've always wondered how you came up with that name.


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Response to How did you come up with your... 2012-12-25 03:46:39 Reply

At 12/25/12 03:44 AM, Shauna wrote: Self explanatory

sean connery's sauna?

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Response to How did you come up with your... 2012-12-25 03:58:02 Reply

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Response to How did you come up with your... 2012-12-25 04:00:50 Reply

I used that name in my email(obviously).Tony(my name)+Par(first half of my family name)+16(Birthday on 16th of January). I really hate it,but can't think of anything else that suits me.


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Response to How did you come up with your... 2012-12-25 04:25:03 Reply

I probably stole it from something.


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Response to How did you come up with your... 2012-12-25 04:36:08 Reply

I had some guy deleted for it.


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Response to How did you come up with your... 2012-12-25 04:37:36 Reply

At 12/25/12 04:25 AM, Lost-Chances wrote: I probably stole it from something.

I definitely stole it from something.


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Response to How did you come up with your... 2012-12-25 04:44:42 Reply

"Klobb" because I loved the gun of the same name from the game Goldeneye 64 despite it's status as the shittiest weapon in existence (rooting for the underdog, handicapping myself for a challenge, or just being a hipster? You be the judge), and in general sounded like a cool, unique, and recognizable name. The 17 is because when I first tried making the username on here, there was already an inactive account going by Klobb, so I randomly threw in the 17 for no reason other than that. Even if the 17 had a purpose, I've long forgotten about it.
Am I bitter about not getting my intended username? A bit, yes. Do I want the other, inactive account deleted so I can take my place as the Klobb? Nah. No point since I go by as Klobb17 on plenty of other sites and such by now. Plus there's a few chumps out there who also go by as simply Klobb, so the 17 helps me stand out a bit, I suppose.

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Response to How did you come up with your... 2012-12-25 04:54:30 Reply

At 12/25/12 03:46 AM, yurgenburgen wrote:
At 12/25/12 03:44 AM, Shauna wrote: Self explanatory
sean connery's sauna?

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Response to How did you come up with your... 2012-12-25 05:01:55 Reply

My name.


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Response to How did you come up with your... 2012-12-25 05:08:00 Reply

Boring story: my initials.


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Response to How did you come up with your... 2012-12-25 05:19:31 Reply

Last name was BlueBlade. When I started to release how stupid and immature it sounded I couldn't get passed the 'colour in name' thing but I also didn't want a colour to define my online image. At the time I was more into graphics than I am now and so working with one colour really limited my creativity and stylistic choices. After all that consideration it doesn't really matter now that I don't work in Photoshop much plus I used to take myself way too seriously online so if I could choose a new name now I'd probably dicknig*ercunt.


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Response to How did you come up with your... 2012-12-25 05:31:13 Reply

it's from a hymn in the pyramid texts to the "cannibal" god unas (death metal fans might recognize the god from this song - the song also mentions sekhem several times)

Unis pa sekhem ur sekhem em sekhemu.
Unis pa ashem ashem ashemu ur. (transliterated hieroglyphics)

For Pharaoh is the great power that overpowers the powers.
Pharaoh is a sacred image, the most sacred image of the sacred images of the great one.

i've used it as my internet alias for over a decade now


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Response to How did you come up with your... 2012-12-25 05:33:45 Reply

Back in the days where you can just edit your profile and change your username whenever you want, I made this one out of pure randomness when I was about 12 or 13 years old. I got bored with the one I had, and the fact that it's in all lowercase proves that I was young when I made it.

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Response to How did you come up with your... 2012-12-25 06:11:15 Reply

My real name is Maurice, but my friends always call me Aus in real life. It comes from when I used to play football. Everyone in my team had a one-syllable nickname which was easier to shout quickly when you wanted to have the ball.

Since Aus was already taken on NG at the time I signed up, I decided to go with Auz.


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Response to How did you come up with your... 2012-12-25 06:17:42 Reply

I used to study Spanish and during one lesson I came across the word "Mismo". Which can mean "Myself" or "The same as". So initially I thought it sounded fun and then I kind of like the idea of being myself and also the same as... whatever.

Also later I learned from another Newgrounder that it is also a word in Philippine, and when I look at google translate it says it has three possible usages. "Very", "Herself" and "Person".


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Response to How did you come up with your... 2012-12-25 07:09:00 Reply

By accident. It was meant to be Listers (that's why the L in my name is capitalised) which itself was made by accident for the same reason. Lister was taken on habbo so I messed around and created the account name Listers. Listers was taken here so I accidently created the account name aListers. In fact, all of my user names with the word "listers" in them were made by accident.

The name lister came from red dwarf.


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Response to How did you come up with your... 2012-12-25 07:22:05 Reply

I was 16-17, it wasn't my finest hour I'll admit, although 69 is still one of my favourite numbers, I still feel like a pleb

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It's dutch for boom. I sucked at English back in the day...


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Response to How did you come up with your... 2012-12-25 07:27:34 Reply

Finland from my country and Sir because I like to pretend I'm sophisticated.

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Response to How did you come up with your... 2012-12-25 07:27:44 Reply

Many things from RPGs, mostly the space ship Ragnarok from Final Fantasy 8.

The ia at the end made it sound nicer and more personal.

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I live here.


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Response to How did you come up with your... 2012-12-25 07:42:03 Reply

My name is a reference to the movie, Equilibrium, which used to be a favorite of mine. I still like it, though. I just don't insist that it's one of the best movies ever anymore.


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-Older brother's online username was Ohmega-Tech,
-I wanted something with a tech in it,
-I was playing Armored Core 2 at the time, stuck on a level on the martian moon of Phobos
-Learned that Phobos was also the Greek god of Fear
-Thought that was awesome
-After-the-fact realized it was eerily similar to one of my favorite shows growing up (The Macross saga of) Robotech.
-Stuck with it forever out of love.

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Dictionary. Random word.


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