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How you picked your user name?

  1. Jun 21, 2006 #1
    Larkspur is my favorite flower. I can only guess at some PF member name origins.

    Tell me if I am even close:biggrin:

    Math Is Hard....something to do with Barbie?
    Moonbear.......your favorite CareBear?
    Mk....initials of some sort?
    Ivan Seeking........he's interested in UFO's?
    Zoobyshoe............? I got no clue what it means.
    Turbo-1.........was his pet ferret's name.
    Evo.............short for evolution?
    Wolram............a family name?
    Astronuc.............something to do with your occupation?
    Yomamma..........your favorite comeback phrase?
    Penguino.............loves penguins?
    cyrusabdollahi............is that your real name??
    scorpa.......your favorite motorcycle
    Danger........a nickname?

    Am I close?

    What about the rest of you. How did you come up with your user name?
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  3. Jun 21, 2006 #2


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    yomamma came from http://yomamma.com which I had stumbled upon(no, I don't get the point of the site)
  4. Jun 21, 2006 #3


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    Yes. Astronuc = Astronuclear. In graduate school, my research was in the area of nuclear propulsion for spacecraft.

    I work in the nuclear industry, primarily in nuclear fuel, power systems and materials technology.

    Although the US aerospace nuclear propulsion program starts and stops, we try to keep it alive. :rolleyes:
  5. Jun 21, 2006 #4
    scott1...is my really name(yomamma come up with a comeback fraze)
    Edit: it's scott1 because for some starnge reason scott already taken
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    I refer to my youngest daughter as the "child of evil". Using southern slang, that became "chil' of evil" or "chil' of evo'". That makes me Evo.

  8. Jun 21, 2006 #7
    wikipedia is a highly unaccurate source of inforamation all gramer on that site is unaccurate so therefore I'am using the proper gramer and everone elese is not.
  9. Jun 21, 2006 #8
    So have overthrow greg yet?
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    well...would you rather use wikipedia or this...?

    http://aliscot.com/bigdog/bigdog_splash.gif [Broken]
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  11. Jun 21, 2006 #10

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    Yes, her username is an ode to that ill-conceived, short-lived Mathematician Barbie. :tongue:

    Nope, that's the name she got running around nekkid in the commune during her hippie days. :tongue2:

    He broke all his fingers but the middle one on his right hand, and could only type out those two adjacent letters. I don't want to know what he used to press the shift key when he typed the "M"... :yuck:

    He was abducted by one. That's how I know that the horror stories with the butt probes are all true. :eek:

    No, Tsu is the alien who abducted Ivan. She walks among us, but clings to her alien name. :bugeye:

    He's named after the footwear of choice of zoobies everywhere, of course. :tongue:

    No, he is the ferret!

    She already spilled the beans on that one. :devil:

    Proud owner of The Most Boring Website in the Universe.

    http://www.wolram.com/ :zzz:

    I have nothing funny whatsoever to say about this. Seriously, I'm drawing a total blank.

    No, it's your female parental unit. She's watching you! :bugeye:

    No, he loves the supersymmetric partners of penguins. Come on, this is basic particle physics! :biggrin:

    That's what he wants you to think.

    More than that, he is the world's first IntelliBike, capable of posting on internet forums. Kind of like the car on Knight Rider except cooler because well, he's a motorcycle.

    Yes. Don't cross him.

    I didn't, my parents came up with it for me. :rofl:

    Hope that was informative! :biggrin:
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  12. Jun 21, 2006 #11
    Glad you didn't use that image for your avatar!
  13. Jun 21, 2006 #12
    Thought so.....cool job!
  14. Jun 21, 2006 #13

    Tom Mattson

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    Oh, his old avatar was much worse! Who remembers the assface?
  15. Jun 21, 2006 #14
    Nice to meet you scott1.:smile:
  16. Jun 21, 2006 #15
    Thanks for explaining.
  17. Jun 21, 2006 #16
    You are naughty!:rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:
  18. Jun 21, 2006 #17
    courtrigrad: court (Richard Courant) trig (trigonometry) rad (radian / radical)
  19. Jun 21, 2006 #18
    Mine is quite simple: my first name shortened followed by my initials.

    :rofl: Tom you are awesome!!!
  20. Jun 21, 2006 #19
    Haha actually he is a she :grumpy: :tongue2:

    And no I just happened to be looking through a scorpa brochure I got from a bike show when I made my username. My favorite bike is actually a Harley with Triumph as a close second. :biggrin:
  21. Jun 21, 2006 #20


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    At my work, there are a lot of Mikes in my workgroups. It got really bad at one point with e-mails saying Mike said this and Mike did that, and we basically had no clue who did what when wherever. Pretty obnoxious. So as one of the Mikes (Mike Berke), I started calling myself berkeman to make things clearer, and the handle stuck. It's actually a pretty handy handle, because in the motocross forum that I frequent, I can refer to my son as berkeboy (yes, he is faster than me on some tracks -- pretty annoying).

    Oh, and as for Danger's handle, I can vouch for his rather dangerous nature. Well, except for a recent thread in the EE forum where we teamed up to keep a poor guy from electrocuting himself with a 120V mechanics "creeper" cart for working under cars... :uhh: :biggrin:
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