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#1 of 1811 Old 08-24-2004, 03:48 PM - Thread Starter
 
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What does your username mean? How did you come up with it? Please feel free to share with the rest of us.
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#2 of 1811 Old 08-24-2004, 05:44 PM
 
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What does your username mean? How did you come up with it? Please feel free to share with the rest of us.
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My name is my internet name and my name in the SCA.
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Okay... I have always liked the sound of Raven.

In Celtic Mythology Badb was a goddess of war and she often took upon the guise of a Raven (or a wolf) during a battle to fend for her side.

Then there is the Poem by Edgar Allan Poe "The Raven" ...

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But the Raven, sitting lonely on that placid bust, spoke only That one word, as if its soul in that one word he did outpour Nothing farther then he uttered; not a feather then he fluttered-- Till I scarcely more than muttered: "Other friends have flown before-- On the morrow he will leave me, as my Hopes have flown before." Then the bird said "Nevermore."
I really like that piece!

But it was when I read the book On Raven's Wing by Morgan Llywelyn that I was drawn the Raven and since then I have used it for almost everything.
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I chose my name because it almost the same as my email and I have a terrible time remembering such things. Also because Hippiemama was already in use but that is what most folks who know me call me.

Raven I have to tell you that my Dd loves you, she sees your name on the screen and wants me to read your post whatever it may be about. She doesn't know anyone else irl with the same name as her so she gets such I kick seeing yours on the screen.
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My user name is a nickname my Dh calls me squishy.

Mom to  Rachel 15 Kimberly 12 Chloe 10 and Nathaniel 8
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Robyn - I am so touched!!
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Our last name is Cooper and then I got pregnant and there would be/is a mini Cooper plus I LOVE the cars but will never be able to have one so... yeah... I'm minicooper every where on the net

I used to be wendawg (first name is Wendy) but now I'm minicooper and variations of minicooper when the name was already taken

wow Raven... lots of reasons!! that's so cool!

Rhonwyn - what's SCA?
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SCA - Society for Creative Anachronism (sp?)

They are a Medieval Recreation Group covering the period of 600 to 1600 AD.
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Mommy to Marjorie June Mailani = MommytoMJM

I used to be in the SCA, for many, many years. Haven't done anything recently, but I had a blast while I did it!
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Mommy to Marjorie June Mailani = MommytoMJM

I used to be in the SCA, for many, many years. Haven't done anything recently, but I had a blast while I did it!
I haven't been in it for many, many years either. The group in Seattle was very snooty when I moved here. Not sure if they still are. Very title conscious if you know what I mean.
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We call my son ChiCho... I wanted to put "mami," but I didnt know if people would get it. lol

Everywhere else though my name has something jungle(music) related in it. lol Thought it was time for a mami like change.
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It's a combo of my middle name and last name.

Michelle: wife to J, mom to M (2001), E (2003), C (2005), S (2007) and O! (2009) And someone new in 2011!
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My name is Amy and I used 1st when I started going to pregncy related forums since it was my first baby.

"The true joy of life is the trip. The station is only a dream. It constantly out distances us."
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Mermommy: well 2 things
1) mermaid + mommy ( I'm a pisces)
2) most people shorten my name ( myriah) to Myr it would be myr-mommy but I liked the e better than the y in the username.

Myr: wife to John 8/98 and mommy to Willow 06/03, Rowan 04/07 and Linden 02/10
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my name is leigh-ann
my friends call me lig....
obviously, i am a mom

LIGMOM

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You guys are so cool!

I'm well, a Mommy and Busy. Sorry, slinking away now....
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:LOL
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[QUOTE=minicooper]Our last name is Cooper and then I got pregnant and there would be/is a mini Cooper plus I LOVE the cars but will never be able to have one so... yeah... I'm minicooper every where on the net

I used to be wendawg (first name is Wendy) but now I'm minicooper and variations of minicooper when the name was already taken

wow Raven... lots of reasons!! that's so cool!

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I just saw your post. It's interesting, at least to me, some of our similarities! My husband drives a Mini Cooper, (never say that you won't be able to have one, he used to say that!)!!! And, my name is also Wendy! And, my husband used to work in Vancouver! (we lived in Bellingham,Wa.)!!

To answer the question, my screen name is such because, my dh and I love all the retro space stuff!
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Well usually I choose a screan name with my name in it Shari, but for some reason my account here with the name Shari wouldn't activate, so I changed it to M2K meaning, Mommy to Kaitlyn. Sorry it's not very creative, I just didn't know what else to choose

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hehe. Mine comes from umeboshi-(japanese pickled plums) and fey- as in fairy folk. hehe.
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If I were an animal I would be a turtle.

Mommy to Ryah 12, Reanna 11, Parker 6 and Cooper 3 months
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My grandmother has called me sunshine since the day I was born.
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Mine is pretty self explanatory. Kelly is my first name and M is the first initial of my last. Most places though I go by "diamondwife" and that is because I sell jewelry with a company called LiaSophia.
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I got the idea for my ID from my daughters. They are my two beauties
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That's what they call me over at our Volkswagen club and I'm proud to be. Actually, it should be 1stMrsDixon, because my dh was the first of his 4 brothers to get married!
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giggle. Mine's pretty obvious, and unimaginative at that. I tried to compensate with my Sr. name and location.
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It is the name of my favorite lipstick by Mary Kay.
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It's what everyone called my father. (even his mother) I couldn't name one of my kids after him, his real first name was not one I'd like (Milton) and none of the kiddos are redheads.

I, however, am. So it fits and I get to see his name every day.
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Sqky is my oldest sons nickname cus he is always sqking and makeing the sound of it...hes 2yrs old..
JoJo is my youngest sons nickname his names Jordan and my 2yr old always says jojo for jordan and its just gone from there :-)
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is sanskrit for my daughters middle name
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