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Fighter Pilot

Simi Valley, CA

Mine, well... if you see me playing a game, "I'm generally losing."

"Anything but a 1... ... dang." 
Made in se

Because creole is awesome
Made in us
Fighter Pilot

Simi Valley, CA

Papadoc wrote:Because creole is awesome

Can't argue with that!

"Anything but a 1... ... dang." 
Made in us
President of the Mat Ward Fan Club

Los Angeles, CA

Mannahnin wrote: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.


Your name drives me nuts because:

A) I can never remember how to spell it.
B) If anyone should use some variation of their real name on a 40k forum, it is you.

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

I can change your name if you'd like. PM me if you're interested.

As for my handle,

Back in high school when I still thought Star Wars was cool (before the prequels) someone bought me a book covering all the Star Wars merchandising from the 80's as a present. The book had a two-page pictorial showing every single old school Kenner action figure and the caption read something like (I still have the book but I'm at work so I can't dig it out):

"Pictured here is the complete line of Kenner Star Wars action figures except for the elusive yakface. . ."

I thought the term "the elusive yakface" was awesome/hilarious so when I started a band in high school we went with that name. Of course, the band broke-up before we even played a single gig but I really liked the name and I didn't just want to 'let it go', so when it came time to start patrolling the internet and I needed a pseudonym, I took the name for my own.

I play (click on icons to see pics): DQ:70+S++G(FAQ)M++B-I++Pw40k92/f-D+++A+++/areWD104R+T(D)DM+++
yakface's 40K rule #1: Although the rules allow you to use modeling to your advantage, how badly do you need to win your toy soldier games?
yakface's 40K rule #2: Friends don't let friends start a MEQ army.
yakface's 40K rule #3: Codex does not ALWAYS trump the rulebook, so please don't say that!
Waaagh Dakka: click the banner to learn more! 
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Da Big Mek

London, UK

If anyone else was curious, then this is what yak looks like (not that yakface, this yakface):

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Sslimey Sslyth

Busy somewhere, airin' out the skin jobs.

Deadshane-Just getting a jump on the zombie apocolypse.

I love everything "zombie". Hence the moniker.

I have never failed to seize on 4+ in my life!

The best 40k page in the Universe
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Last Remaining Whole C'Tan

Mine was used originally on Portent. I was signing up, had the Ork Codex next to me, and pop, there it went!

I have registered the user name on various Forums now.

Fed up of Scalpers? But still want your Exclusives? Why not join us?

Pfizer vaccine administered 13:40pm 18 Feb 21. Still no second head. Second jab 13:35pm 6 May 2021. At the Masonic Hall. 
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Sinewy Scourge


Yakface has a battle staff? Kewl!

The "Elusive Yakface" sounds too good, actually. I would've never have guessed that it came from Star Wars, though.

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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Lesser Daemon of Chaos

West sussex

my forum name is the name on my homebrew chaos legion
and i am half Icelandic
and my god is Loki
god of mischief
not slannesh mischief
just mischief
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Neophyte Undergoing Surgeries

My name is........well...........my name??

The Sons of Ultramar - My chapter, a brother chapter of the Ultramines. They were cloned after the first Tyranic war, and after the program was halted, the small number of Space Marines sat watchfu over their brothers, waiting for the right moment to reveal their true identity.
Space marines - W-L-D=0-3-0 
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Da Head Honcho Boss Grot


Elnicko5 wrote: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.
That pretty much happened to me too.

Anyway, I chose my name because I wanted to have a badly photoshopped avatar.

Then photoshop wasn't working on my computer, so I used MS Paint.

(Also, I play Orks)

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The Emperor doesn't seem to do much for you but you sure are expected to be mutilated, suffer, and die to make him happy. And is he dead or what? If he's entombed that would mean he's dead as a doornail, right? So, how can he be happy about anything you do, or even give orders to anyone? Are you worshipping the dead now? Is that something you'd really want to do? Because it sounds freaking creepy to me.
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Crazed Spirit of the Defiler

Two Rivers, WI

Pretty straightforward, just my middle name plus year of birth. I usually went by last name or middle because my first name was really common in school. So someone would say hey Justin and three or more guys would look up. So after awhile I didn't respond. So then people always called out my middle or last name.

Made in ca
Pestilent Plague Marine with Blight Grenade

The Frozen North

Mine is the name of a character from a fantasy webcomic I used to read, called Goblins. MinMax the Unstoppable Warrior...

Triggerbaby wrote:In summary, here's your lunch and ask Miss Creaver if she has aloe lotion because I have taken you to school and you have been burned.

Abadabadoobaddon wrote:I too can prove pretty much any assertion I please if I don't count all the evidence that contradicts it.
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Fleshound of Khorne

London, England

Khor - Khorne in Chaos speak (back of the old Beastmen Army book)
Ghur - Beast in Chaos speak (back of the old Beastmen Army book)
Neth - Lord in Chaos speak (back of the old Beastmen Army book)

Slap them together in the most phonetically pleasing way and Voila!

And MinMax, that webcomics still going strong, Look it up again sometime, or PM me for a link.

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There is but one path to victory, and it is pathed with Blood and Skulls. For the Glory of Khorne, By the Might of Khor'Ghurneth!!  
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Sister Vastly Superior

Gig Harbor, WA

mine is taken from the genus of holly trees, ilex, then warped into something I find more fun to say.

2000 pts SoB.
2000 pts Crimson Fists (WIP)

doomed-to-fight-until-killed-in-battle xenophobic psycho-indoctrinated super soldier warrior monks of an oppressive theocracy stuck in the past and declining while stifling under its own bureacracy and inability to react.
Vaktathi, defining Space Marines

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Fireknife Shas'el

All over the U.S.

Mine, fairly obvious for a tau player,is the act of dumping all your firepower on a specific target until its no longer s threat. And it is more fitting than my other handle of North American Silverback.

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Officially elevated by St. God of Yams to the rank of Scholar of the Church of the Children of the Eternal Turtle Pie at 11:42:36 PM 05/01/09

If they are too stupid to live, why make them?

In the immortal words of Socrates, I drank what??!

Tau-*****points(You really don't want to know)  
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Thunderhawk Pilot Dropping From Orbit

My username is my name "xav" is short for "xavier".

H.B.M.C. wrote:A competative gamer writes a list to win a game.

A casual gamer writes a list to win a game and then pretends he didn't.

Started my Salamanders army

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A Skull at the Throne of Khorne

I'm.. an Angry Marine! GNYAAAAARGH! *flails bat with nail in it*
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Fixture of Dakka

drinking ale on the ground like russ intended

I am really a son of russ

and as you can tell by my avatar I like space wolves allot that is a tatoo on my skin

Logan's Great Company Oh yeah kickin' and not even bothering to take names. 2nd company 3rd company ravenguard House Navaros Forge world Lucious & Titan legion void runners 314th pie guard warboss 'ed krunchas waaaaaargh This thred needs more cow bell. Raised to acolyte of the children of the church of turtle pie by chaplain shrike 3/06/09 Help stop thread necro do not post in a thread more than a month old. "Dakkanaut" not "Dakkaite"
Join the Church of the Children of Turtle Pie To become a member pm me or another member of the Church  
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Proud Phantom Titan

gah so many cool names ... i'm just a long term gamer and Tri is just latest version ...
Mad Mike - started online gaming just seen Mad Max on video ... i was 8 it was cool
Mad Man Mike - joined a clan on Delta Force and it all ready had a Mad Mike (didn't help i kept meeting other M@D M1K3's)
3M or MMM - got lazys
Tri-M - sounded cooler and its rare to meet other tri's
Tri - get cut when i can't fit the '~M' ^_^
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Heroic Senior Officer

Woodbridge, VA

Many years back while still in the army (circa 1988), I came in from PT with my hair all sticking up in every direction (yeah, I wore it a whole inch or two long). Anyways, someone yelled, Hey, look, it's Jon Bon Jovi. Someone else yelled, No, it's Don Mondovi. Over the next few months it got shortened to Don Mondo, and I've used it ever since.

Northern VA/Southern MD 
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Giggling Nurgling


Darkness in Latin. Don't ask me.

We have nothing to fear but Tyranids.
(or other stupid Xenos...)
Nos vadum usus haud vereor!
...death is only the beginning...
what are Eldar doing here?!?  
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Hurr! Ogryn Bone 'Ead!

Ryan wrote:My name is........well...........my name??


M_Stress, for Monsieur Stress, is my nickname at the local friendly gaming store

My little mini Six rpg:
Sky d6: an aerial RPG in a devastated 1939

Made in gb
Torture Victim in the Bowels of the Rock

At a computer

Mine is my Xbox Live Gamertag

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Back in the dark

Suffolk, where the Aliens roam.

When I joined the original Dakka boards back in 2003 I was a Scythes of the Emperor player so went by the name CaptainReaper or Captain Reaper (can't remember which exactly.)

When the board restarted here, I had been hanging on Warseer for a while so used the same username I had there. Although for some reason I tend to have different names elsewhere, most are Druchii or Zhang Liao related in general.

Oh and the reason behind this username was just me messing around, a play of words based on the rumours about her and her son, although for a long time on Warseer I was suggesting it was because she is the secret mother of Stitch. (Yes, from Lilo and Stitch, and no I have zero idea where that came from, odd mood that week perhaps?)

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"That's not an Ork, its a girl.." - Last words of High General Daran Ul'tharem, battle of Ursha VII.

Two White Horses (Ipswich Town and Denver Broncos Supporter)
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Lone Wolf Sentinel Pilot

London, England

I smile as I kill you!


My Loyalist P&M Log, Irkutsk 24th

"And what is wrong with their life? What on earth is less reprehensible than the life of the Levovs?"
- American Pastoral, Philip Roth

Oh, Death was never enemy of ours!
We laughed at him, we leagued with him, old chum.
No soldier's paid to kick against His powers.
We laughed - knowing that better men would come,
And greater wars: when each proud fighter brags
He wars on Death, for lives; not men, for flags. 
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Snotty Snotling


Mine is pretty boring, as it just my middle name. For most online communities, I use my first name or a variant on that, but I don't want to associate my presence on this forum with my other identities, so a new name was found. Not that I'm ashamed to be here, or anything, I just like to keep my hobbies separate.
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Stabbin' Skarboy

North Suffolk, UK

Mine comes from my job (I work in a nuclear power station) and the fact that I collect Orks and like modifying/converting vehicles. (both Orky ones and real ones!)

On other forums I'm known as Do Glatem Live which is a lyric from the song "7734" by Sabaton, if you spell it backwards it spells Evil Metal God

Nat, the Reactor Mek

Pariah Press wrote:Help! Jervis just jumped through my window, wearing a ninja costume! He's taking my 4th edition rule book! He's taking my 4th edition rule book!

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Tzeentch Veteran Marine with Psychic Potential


some people call me Jack.... most do in fact, because its my name

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"I just scoop up the whole unit in my hands and dump them in a pile roughly 6" forward. I don't even care."

- Lord_Blackfang on moving large units

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Dusty Skeleton

Norn Iron

Velsharoon the Archmage of Necromancy, also known as the Vaunted, is a fictional deity of the Forgotten Realms Dungeons & Dragons campaign setting. Velsharoon is the undead demigod of necromancy, necromancers, evil liches, lichdom and undeath.

I just picked it up one day while playing DnD and hijacked it as my user name, for some reason it stuck

The carebear stems from the MMORPG eve online, although this has now been superceded by "running bear" on warseer for the comedic value.
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