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Morally-Flexible Malleus Hearing Whispers

Well I kind of moved near Toronto, actually.

Kilkrazy wrote:Kilkrazy is fairly obvious for a wargamer.

I chose it when I was playing arcade games in the late 70s. Back then you could only put a three letter string into the game, because of memory limitations, so I used Kil for short.

Kilkrazy fits in eight letters which is still a common string length limitation in software.

someone's clever.

Aduro wrote:I'm a Pyro. Full version of the name is Aduro Terrarum. Fun with Latin FTW.

last piece of the puzzle.

Canaan wrote:Mine is my RL 1st name

you kid me not.

Anung Un Rama wrote:The true name of Hellboy...
"...and upon his brow is set a crown of fire..."


Tacobake is a North American delicacy ... just like me

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Madrak Ironhide

One of my favorite fictional characters is Alfred Montbank, the bumbling butler who turned
out to be a Serpent Mage. It's like any nerd fantasy, I suppose. We imagine that our
intelligence makes us socially awkward but graceful in all of the things that matter.

malfred is Alfred with an M.

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"...he could never understand the sense of a contest in which the two adversaries agreed upon the rules." Gabriel Garcia Marquez, One Hundred Years of Solitude 
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Madrak Ironhide

Canaan wrote:Mine is my RL 1st name

So when you take girls home, do you say, "Welcome to the Promised Land?" or do
you save that line for later in the evening?

Get your own Dakka Code!

"...he could never understand the sense of a contest in which the two adversaries agreed upon the rules." Gabriel Garcia Marquez, One Hundred Years of Solitude 
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Pyromaniac Hellhound Pilot


Malfred you're approaching you're 18,000th post!! Better make it something special, like maybe starting a really interesting thread or something...

It's better to simply be an idiot, as no one can call you on it here. -H.B.M.C.

Cap'n Gordino's instant grammar guide:
"This is TOO expensive." "I'm going TO the store, TO get some stuff."
"That is THEIR stuff." "THEY'RE crappy converters."
"I put it over THERE." "I'll go to the store THEN."
"He knows better THAN that." "This is NEW." "Most players KNEW that." 
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Infiltrating Prowler

Yorkshire, UK

Mine came from two references. The guys I used to go biking with all had names for their machines. My bike (it was a Honda Hornet) was called Hobbes - so obviously I was Calvin.

When I got into airsoft a couple of years ago I joined Team Chimera and used Calvin as my call-sign (hence my username, carried over from the airsoft forum...)

While you sleep, they'll be waiting...

Have you thought about the Axis of Evil pension scheme? 
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Toowoomba, Australia

On TV here in Oz we have a show called the footy show, which covers football.

They run mindless segments including buying a greyhound and racing it. They called it Nads, so when people cheered it on they yelled 'Go Nads!'.

I named my Ork Warboss Nads, then just to Gonads.

So when I looked for login name I wanted to use my ork warboss name, but needed to link it to 40k.

So Waaagh Gonads (The underscore was added later due to a new version of dakka needing them) was born...

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Cosmic Joe


Mine was given to me by the members of the very first forum i registeret to when i was little.
It was based around my mind's inability to stay on topic and hover away in unknown directions.
I changed mi name to it immediatly (the old was CheetaBoy by the way)

Ofcourse iv'e solved that problem by now... mostly...
Wanna talk about it

Nosebiter wrote:
Codex Space Marine is renamed as Codex Counts As Because I Dont Like To Loose And Gw Hates My Army.
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Longtime Dakkanaut

Bournemouth, UK

I like Viking and Saxon history, so I choose Wolfstan for my Saxon persona and Ulric Ulfsson for my Viking persona. Have also used Grimblood in the past when the others weren't available.

Live your life that the fear of death can never enter your heart. Trouble no one about his religion. Respect others in their views and demand that they respect yours. Love your life, perfect your life. Beautify all things in your life. Seek to make your life long and of service to your people. When your time comes to die, be not like those whose hearts are filled with fear of death, so that when their time comes they weep and pray for a little more time to live their lives over again in a different way. Sing your death song, and die like a hero going home.

Lt. Rorke - Act of Valor

I can now be found on Facebook under the name of Wulfstan Design


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Krazed Killa Kan

I used to work in a reptile park in South Africa and one of the many jobs we had was collecting snakes, crocodiles, lizards, scorpions and any other critters that had wandered into people's houses, exactly as you've seen Steve Irwin do on TV, but without the dramatics. I went to catch quite a few at the local village and the locals called me 'Inyoka Madoda' whenever they saw me around town. It translates from Zulu to English as 'Snake Man'. I thought this was pretty cool and it's been my on line handle ever since.

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Regular Dakkanaut

It's what I drive.

1992 Honda Accord, with the heart of a prelude.


Check out my blog, full of Rogue Trader models and art, as well as new Orks...

dorkamorka - mixing 40K and beer before it was cool.  
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Paso Robles, CA, USA

In High School I was reading the Watchmen at the same time I was taking a British Literature class focusing on Poetry.

I also started posting on my first GW "forum" (the guestbook from the Ultimate Games Workshop website run by Jason and Scott Hill) and I needed a handle and Ozymandias was a pretty cool name so I went with that with the added ", King of Kings."

And the rest is history.

My name is Ozymandias, King of Kings.
Look on My works, Ye Mighty, and despair.

Chris Gohlinghorst wrote:Holy Space Marine on a Stick.

This conversation has even begun to boggle my internet-hardened mind.

A More Wretched Hive of Scum and Villainy 
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Dominating Dominatrix

Piercing the heavens

Tacobake wrote:

Thank you
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Sinewy Scourge


I was watching Evangelion one night and they mentioned this term. After some research, I found it to be the opposite of Libido, so I took a liking to the name (i.e. Drama!) and the fact that it was rather obscure.

I later used it as Monsieur le Comte de Destrado (I was reading some russian novels at the time and they frequently used french for titles, in fact amongst the russian aristocracy the chosen language was french, or so I've heard). That, combined with a masked persona like Lord Darcia from Wolf's Rain led to the imaginary creation of this character.

Errr... My gf also took Mademoiselle la Comtesse de Libido as her msn nickname for a while.

I'll be leaving now. :p

(the character on my Avatar is Sandman, from Neil Gaiman's excellent series, though I do not know the name of the guy who drew it.)

anonymous @ best Warhammer Miniature wrote:i vote the choas dwarf lord as they are the greatest dwarfs n should get there own codex

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Deadshot Weapon Moderati


What you daub over your armoured company when melta bombs are being handed out at the enemy camp.

I really should be spending my time more constructively. 
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Lone Wolf Sentinel Pilot

Annapolis, MD, USA

Mines a combination of my Fraternity Nickname Casper so on other sites I call myself Ghost mixed with a movie that I really like The Ghost and the Darkness (2 maneating lions) and just made it sound cool

My Blog http://ghostsworkfromthedarkness.blogspot.com/

Ozymandias wrote:
Pro-painted is the ebay modeling equivalent of "curvy" in the personal ads...
H.B.M.C. wrote:
Taco Bell is like carefully distilled Warseer - you get what you need with none of the usual crap. And, best of all, it's like being a tourist who only looks at the brochure - you don't even have to go, let alone stay.

DR:90S+GMB+I+Pw40k01-D++A++/areWD 250R+T(M)DM+ 
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Knight Exemplar

Layton, UT

I needed a name to tie into my guard army since its my first 40k love and was really tired when i put it in so that's why its misspelled and the 00 is just what I put on the end of everything. Oh and I figured Moonknight was a good stand in for a commissar since he is the embodiment of his god on earth and uses fear to inspire people not to be bad.

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Sentient OverBear

Clearwater, FL

I got mine from Iorek Byrnison, the armored bear from the His Dark Materials trilogy. I was reading the books at the time I created this username.


Trust me, no matter what damage they have the potential to do, single-shot weapons always flatter to deceive in 40k.                                                                                                       Rule #1

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Tilter at Windmills

Manchester, NH

When this forum started (in 1997 or 1998) it was focused on the local Dakka Dakka gaming group, and the guys used it for setting up games, writing battle reports, and sometimes writing in-character reports or challenges. So a lot of the guys had handles corresponding to their army commanders. When I joined the forum and the league in May of 1999, I used the name of my Farseer in my league army. My Eldar army was my first, and the fluff was a mix of 2nd ed classic Eldar fluff and Irish pagan cosmology. Mannahnin is a phonetic misspelling of Manannan (mac Lir), the Irish god of the sea, and of the borders and mists between worlds.


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Bane Knight

Tulsa, Ok, USA

Mine is simple. First time I bought my own computer for myself was in 1996. I was living off post in a little suburb....Wala...burb1996....it just stuck. Now my OTHER nickname I use for games is GreenieWeenie...And not it has nothing to do with "problems with my manhood"...lol. I can thank a Drill Sgt. and a last name that when mispronounced sounds an aweful lot like weiner....

Hordini wrote:A little pee came out when I saw that.

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Crazed Cultist of Khorne

Sin City...fun place to visit...sucks to live here!

During my first tour of duty I was stationed in the UK. After a particularly heavy night of partying my roomie and I went to a tattoo parlor in Luton, UK. I went with him to watch him get a tattoo since I had no intention of getting ink. I ended up looking through some of the flash and started sketching a pic. I drew a vampire on an Ace of Spades playing card my bud said that looks "killer" and I ended up with my first tattoo. 19 years later and it's still my favortite tat (have three)...the color is still great and the blood still looks real on the card. Best 60 quid I ever spent!

So that's how I came up with the Ace_of_Spades handle...plus my other radio callsigns aren't for polite company.

"Out of every 100 men, 10 shouldn't even be there, 80 are targets, 9 are real fighters, and we are lucky to have them, for they make the battle. Ah, but the 1, 1 is a warrior, and he will bring the others back." - Hericletus

"Fear My Power...I am a unique Snowflake" thanks Ahtman!

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Stormin' Stompa


This is a great thread.
Also thought I'd point out that Dakka is the first forum I've spent any reasonable amount of time in where no one has tried to correct the spelling of 'Arctik'. Saves me having to go, 'I BLOODY KNOW, ALRIGHT?' It's nifty because the horizontal line on the capital 'A' is also the horizontal line for the 't', and curves down for the lower leg of 'k'.


Example; didn't do it properly, but that's the general idea.
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Et In Arcadia Ego


Waaagh_Gonads wrote:On TV here in Oz we have a show called the footy show, which covers football.

They run mindless segments including buying a greyhound and racing it. They called it Nads, so when people cheered it on they yelled 'Go Nads!'.

I named my Ork Warboss Nads, then just to Gonads.

So when I looked for login name I wanted to use my ork warboss name, but needed to link it to 40k.

So Waaagh Gonads (The underscore was added later due to a new version of dakka needing them) was born...

Gonads is a slang term for testicles in the UK...... we had been wondering about you....

Joined ebay years back, no idea for a name, tehy suggest favourite colour ( Red being the default colour of the mighty LFC.) and "something you love". I was wearing an old White Zombie t-shirt with " Say you love satan" on the back... and the rest is history and calloused fingers.

The poor man really has a stake in the country. The rich man hasn't; he can go away to New Guinea in a yacht. The poor have sometimes objected to being governed badly; the rich have always objected to being governed at all
We love our superheroes because they refuse to give up on us. We can analyze them out of existence, kill them, ban them, mock them, and still they return, patiently reminding us of who we are and what we wish we could be.
"the play's the thing wherein I'll catch the conscience of the king,
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Used to have a different name on the old Dakka boards, I think it was MSGlvr (I love Mono-sodium glutamate).

For some reason, I couldn't get that name back/didn't care enough to recover it, so I went with something that represented what I was playing at the time:

Tyranids, Hive Fleet Jormungand.

Decided to go with a short name, so that got condensed to HFJor.

In retrospect, I don't really care for the name, but, meh.


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Regular Dakkanaut

My name was a random name that fit in with 40k- although the image of some grease covered grungy mechanic cussing over what happened to the wraithlord's "chassis" in the last battle -possibly with the wraithlord explaining it to him- is pretty funny to my mind...(I realize that a bonesinger actually does the job but some Yanni wanna-be playing a flute to fix it isn't as funny)

My armies:
, , , and a little and now VC

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Fixture of Dakka

Sheffield, UK

One of The Horned Ones many earthly nom de plumes according to Bedazzled (the origional one with Peter Cook).

Stanley Moon: I thought you were called Lucifer.
George Spiggott: I know. "The Bringer of the Light" it used to be. Sounded a bit poofy to me.

Spain in Flames: Flames of War (Spanish Civil War 1936-39) Flames of War: Czechs and Slovaks (WWI & WWII) Sheffield & Rotherham Wargames Club

"I'm cancelling you, I'm cancelling you out of shame like my subscription to White Dwarf." - Mark Corrigan: Peep Show
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Angry Chaos Agitator

Brisbane, Australia

Well mine came from school, when we were bored so we made up "knight-names". and at the time my nickname was 'Lanky' due to the fact i was a good foot taller than all my friends, anhoo, so my name was 'Sir Lanksalot' then after i became bored with being a knight i upgraded myself to a Lord, but "Lord Lanksalot" sounds kinda funny so "Lord Lankington" was born.

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DCM User

ehh, i realized after reading this thread, that i have been using the wrong screen name... though i use this one on all 40k boards i'm currently on.

translated from Latin, it means "sword of swords" or something very close to it, as my latin was slightly rusty when i came up with it in the first place... still like my "original" latin name from taking the class..
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Committed Chaos Cult Marine

Lawrence, KS (United States)

In Greek mythology, Chrysaor is the son of Medusa, birthed out of her neck when her head was cut off. I found that interesting, so hey, there you go. Not to mention that phonetically, it's a really cool name. Try saying it out loud. Fun, isn't it? Though a lot of people tend to misspell it, usually as Chryasor or Chrysoar, because as it's correctly spelled, it tends to not make sense, I guess. That, and maybe the combination of "ao" in the english language is hard for people to wrap their minds around.

As for the 686....well....I started using 68 as an ending to all of my (taken) usernames a looooong time ago, and I think it came from 69 minus 1. The six at the end just came up somewhere, and, well, stuck.

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Pain is an illusion of the senses, Despair an illusion of the mind.

The Tainted - Pending

I sold most of my miniatures, and am currently working on bringing my own vision of the Four Colors of Chaos to fruition 
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Shas'ui with Bonding Knife


my initals in real life are NV... envy, NV... get it?

89 is the year i was born in.

a while after i made this tag. i watched an anime called full metal alchmist. so most people think my username came from Envy.... the fools
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Mutilatin' Mad Dok

Cherry Hill, NJ

Mine is a testament to my inability to speak spanish. In highschool spanish class, my buddy an I used to have to speak to eachother as a group activity in class, but we were both rubbish at spanish, so we took english ( which we had only a minor mastery of) added o's and a's and tossed in a bit of el's and magically, el nicko and tituso spent class speaking something that passed as spanish unless you payed atention to what we were saying. Needless to say, we both failed spanish.

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