# Name Change

## Name Change

Poll closed Dec 3, 2006.

5 vote(s)
29.4%

3 vote(s)
17.6%

6 vote(s)
35.3%
4. ### Other

3 vote(s)
17.6%
1. Nov 29, 2006

### physics girl phd

I was lawfully wed this morning... time for a name change to make me more modest (since my original name was chosen the week I defended).

Due to the now complete-alliteration in my name, shall it be:
D-cubed, D^3, or 3D?

Other suggestions?

And YES, I am changing it mainly for the alliteration, but mildly because the fact that my heritage is from the alsace-lorraine region so I have a german last name while I am really more french in heritage... and his heritage is french-canadian with the corresponding french name.

2. Nov 29, 2006

### Astronuc

Staff Emeritus
I kinda like the original - physics girl phd

But one could also consider Thrice-D, Dx3, Triple-D, D-D-D or D+D+D.

So many choices.

3. Nov 29, 2006

### turbo

Does html code work in the user-name fields? If so, D3 might be a nice touch. Just put sup before the 3 and /sup behind the 3 (both enclosed in square brackets).

4. Nov 29, 2006

### Staff: Mentor

If LaTex works in the handle field, I think it would look best as $$D^3$$

5. Nov 29, 2006

### neutrino

physics girl wedded

6. Nov 29, 2006

### Gokul43201

Staff Emeritus
Nice one!

How about the obviously boring handle "moreso"?

The reason for that choice is quite plain to see, but if you haven't yet had your morning cup of coffee, here's the explanation:

Seeing as how you're both of European descent, D.D.D will likely be pronounced more like duh duh duh (than dee dee dee), which immediately brings to mind the Morse code for the letter O (_ _ _, said da da dah), and naturally, that leads you to the only English homophone of "Morse O" : 'moreso'.

Sorry for explaining the painfully obvious!

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7. Nov 29, 2006

Staff Emeritus
Obvious! 3-D!

8. Nov 29, 2006

### neutrino

You certainly seem to have had more than one cup...

9. Nov 29, 2006

### Staff: Mentor

:rofl: I vote for this one!

10. Nov 29, 2006

### Danger

That's the same as 3D, isn't it? (At least, the only girl I ever knew who was a triple-D was definitely 3 dimensional. :tongue2: )

11. Nov 29, 2006

### marcusl

Isn't it hard to change the name on your marriage certificate after the fact?

12. Nov 29, 2006

### Math Is Hard

Staff Emeritus
I kinda like PGPhd, too. :)

Anyway, you'll need to settle on a name before we induct you into the Sisterhood. We need to engrave your name on the sacred stone tablets and it's a real byatch to change them later. At least we aren't doing the tattoos anymore.

13. Nov 29, 2006

### turbo

You are still doing the ritual scarification and the binding of feet to keep them at the sisterhood size, aren't you? I hate to see your standards slide.

14. Nov 29, 2006

### SpaceTiger

Staff Emeritus
Monogamous D.

I suggest another marriage. Polygamous D. sounds better.

15. Nov 29, 2006

### physics girl phd

Owch! I already told y'all that my feet are too big! Hurt, hurt...

16. Nov 29, 2006

### Staff: Mentor

Can you wear a men's size 8?

Just how big are your boats? Are we talking skiff or pontoons?

(That's an impressive pair o'skis she's got there. She ain't wearin' no skis, she's barefoot.)

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17. Nov 29, 2006

### BobG

Did you marry Rach3, per chance?

He changed his name too, except his name change was because he was too lazy to type in so many letters - except then he lost his new username in a flood, then lost his second new username when his dog ate it).

I can't help but notice all three will be suspiciously shorter to type than your current one.

18. Nov 29, 2006

### Quaoar

How about "Literature Man High-School Dropout"...

19. Nov 29, 2006

### Math Is Hard

Staff Emeritus
That's her long lost fraternal twin brother!

20. Nov 29, 2006

### physics girl phd

I can CRAM 'em into mens 8's... if you intend to use those for the binding...

Hope you are not proposing a new line of naming tho'... can't be "missus big foot" or I'd be encroaching on zoobie territory and zoobyshoe might get excited... not sure how zoobies deal with monogamy/polygamy :rofl: