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Ultramarine Librarian with Freaky Familiar







Your name is Richard Longfellow?
   
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Lone Wolf Sentinel Pilot





Russia

I used to play Utopia Online browser game a very long time ago. And I had a "freak" ruler type. It was an unusual choice. Because of this, in messaging with people they were calling me Freakazoid sometimes and it sticks to me. I used different nicknames at that time. later, I started to play WoW and tried to use a Freakazoid nickname, but it was already taken. Freakazoit was also unavailable. I ended up with Freakazoitt nickname, which I used in other games too.

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Mordant 92nd 'Acid Dogs'
The Lost and Damned
Inquisition
 
   
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Guarding Guardian




Maple Ridge

My user name is pretty simple. It is my name. I don`t want to use an alter-ego because when someone finds out your real name they just post it online and then anything you have posted especially if it is private becomes open territory for people to search. I just avoid that and use my real name but avoid posting personal information on the internet.

Enough said!

I love my son and daughter. The avatar is of me and my daughter when she was very young. I miss her to death! 
   
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Been Around the Block






I am originally from Dumbarton in Scotland, famous for Dumbarton Castle, built on Dumbarton Rock. A person born in Dumbarton is known as 'a son of the rock', the local football team are colloquially known as 'The (mighty) Sons'.

My first Space Marine Chapter are painted in the orange, white and black colours of the team and are called 'The Sons of the Rock', thus my user name.
   
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Space Marine Scout with Sniper Rifle






It is a long, painful, and potentially boring tale. I shall tell it to you now.

Spoiler:
Long ago, the four nations lived together in harmony. Then everything changed when the Fire Nation attacked.

Only the Avatar, master of all four elements, could stop them. But when the world needed him most, he vanished.

A hundred years passed and my brother and I discovered the new Avatar, an airbender named Aang, and although his airbending skills are great, he still has a lot to learn before he's ready to save anyone.

But I believe Aang can save the world.


Spoiler:
My alias/true name is Drey Kensington.
   
Made in gb
Chaos Space Marine dedicated to Slaanesh





UK

My name came from a Locust Toybox album called Scribble Beats. The song's title was Pixelboy but when I tried to use that on an old forum I used to visit, it was taken so I changed the e to a 3.

 
   
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Gnawing Giant Rat



Regional Queensland

my nick was originally a role-playing character which was then used as a user name on BBSs (both as member and sysop) and usenet. I have used this name since the early 80s

Kill - Kill Man things.
My Terrain Blog 
   
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Painlord Titan Princeps of Slaanesh





Hamilton, ON

I got banned by the BnC and am prone to pretentious use of quasi-Latin.

I was Res Ipsa Loquitur there.

The Fall of Kronstaat IV
Война Народная | Voyna Narodnaya | The People's War - 2,765pts painted (updated 06/05/20)
Волшебная Сказка | Volshebnaya Skazka | A Fairy Tale (updated 29/12/19, ep10 - And All That Could Have Been)
Kabal of The Violet Heart (updated 02/02/2020)

All 'crimes' should be treasured if they bring you pleasure somehow. 
   
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Thane of Dol Guldur





Bodt

I was a greebo in secondary school! Haha. Mine is name of the vessel of the pirate captain blackbeard. Aparantly named so due to his Catholic beliefs.

Heresy World Eaters/Emperors Children

Instagram: nagrakali_love_songs 
   
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Enigmatic Chaos Sorcerer





British Columbia

The first WHFB tournament I went to required a name for your general.

 Crimson Devil wrote:
That's what 7th edition is about. Yelling "Forge the Narrative Pussy!" while kicking your opponent in the dick.
 BlaxicanX wrote:
A young business man named Tom Kirby, who was a pupil of mine until he turned greedy, helped the capitalists hunt down and destroy the wargamers. He betrayed and murdered Games Workshop.


 
   
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Jinking Ravenwing Land Speeder Pilot




Hanoi, Vietnam.

It's a hybrid of ginger and Ninjitzu...

because I am a redhead...

but unfortunately, I am not a ninja

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Road-Raging Blood Angel Biker






 Ginjitzu wrote:
but unfortunately, I am not a ninja


Hah! I once did one class in "Ninjutsu" years ago; it was hilarious we practised throwing foam Shuriken then rolling and throwing Shuriken and, now on hindsight, completely impractical martial arts techniques. Apparently, twice a year they would go to practice stealth in the middle of the bush in Northern New Zealand, it was even more cringy than it sounds, so don't feel too bad.

My name is from the villain of Tales of Symphonia Yggdrasil who I thought was a great villain so I stole his name and changed it to...well: Adrassil. I gave it to a main character in a story series I began as a teenager who was like a super OP mercenary hired to be the main character's bodyguard when he went to train with a martial arts master in my world's equivalent of China. It turned out he was secretly an agent of a secret police who was like their version of 40k Inquisition; then it turned out it was Inquisition as I decided to make it part of my 40k fanfic Secret War continuity.

Despite being a very pretty long haired blond dude Adrassil was terrible with women and had to pay prostitutes to sate his sex addiction. And was pretty much crap at everything except fighting and acting as he would have to rely on his master to psychically tell him what to say, he also only used kicks as Sanji from One Piece was my hero at the time. I was actually subverting the 'Mary Sue' or 'Gary Stu' archetype before I even knew it existed. But then went ahead and wrote my unironic Gary Stu, Leonard Rodyille for 'Of Thieves and Murderers,' but oh well, most fanfic writers go through that phase lol

I liked Adrassil so I started using his name as my user name and...well everything is history.

"The best way to lie is to tell the truth." Attelus Kaltos.
My story! Secret War
After his organisation is hired to hunt down an influential gang leader on the Hive world, Omnartus. Attelus Kaltos is embroiled deeper into the complex world of the Assassin. This is the job which will change him, for better or for worse. Forevermore. Chapter 1.

The Angaran Chronicles: Hamar Noir. After coming back from a dangerous mission which left his friend and partner, the werewolf: Emilia in a coma. Anargrin is sent on another mission: to hunt down a rogue vampire. A rogue vampire with no consistent modus operandi and who is exceedingly good at hiding its tracks. So much so even the veteran Anargrin is forced into desperate speculation. But worst of all: drive him into desperate measures. Measures which drives Anargrin to wonder; does the ends, justify the means?

 
   
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Longtime Dakkanaut





Love Metroid(Samus Aran) and quite fond of Keeley Hawes from Ashes To Ashes(DI Alex Drake). Strange but true.

I use the name on other forums as well, so by all means wave and say hello if our paths cross again.


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Casual gamer, casual fun! 
   
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Junior Officer with Laspistol





London, Ontario

Many, many, many moons ago, I was wanting to join a Great Big Sea chat room. But I needed an email account, and being the first email account I ever set up, I was like, "GreatBigSea@whatchamucallit.com", but it was taken.

So I started looking around, staring at the walls of my grandfather's house, when I looked out the window and what did my wandering eyes behold, but a GreatBigTree… which became my email address and my go-to nickname for the last twenty-some years.


Several years later, while attending some training for work, the presenter asked me what my email address was. I replied, "Greatbigtree@somethinorother.com". and he asked me, "Do you think that's a professional sounding email address?" To which I replied, "I don't think anyone is all that surprised by my email address."

To which he replied, "You don't think that having an email address that might as well be bigswingingdick@emailaccount.com is a problem?" Which just goes to show that something as innocent as staring out the window of your grandfather's farmhouse can be misconstrued as being offensive.
   
Made in us
Jinking Ravenwing Land Speeder Pilot




Hanoi, Vietnam.

Adrassil wrote:
 Ginjitzu wrote:
but unfortunately, I am not a ninja


Hah! I once did one class in "Ninjutsu" years ago; it was hilarious we practised throwing foam Shuriken then rolling and throwing Shuriken and, now on hindsight, completely impractical martial arts techniques. Apparently, twice a year they would go to practice stealth in the middle of the bush in Northern New Zealand, it was even more cringy than it sounds, so don't feel too bad.


I actually watched a very short documentary about a Japanese Ninjitzu practitioner and historian recently. He was saying that Ninjas were actually just Feudal Japanese wartime messengers, and that all of the emphasis was on being fit enough to run long distances and witty enough to avoid enemy patrols, and that this notion of Ninjas being warriors and assassins is entirely a Hollywood fabrication. Apparently Ninjitzu/Ninja isn't even the real word!

SamusDrake wrote:...and quite fond of Keeley Hawes from Ashes To Ashes(DI Alex Drake). Strange but true.
Isn't she the bird from Bodyguard? Yeah! I'm quite fond of her too.

greatbigtree wrote:So I started looking around, staring at the walls of my grandfather's house, when I looked out the window and what did my wandering eyes behold, but a GreatBigTree…
I like it. Native American style.


greatbigtree wrote:Several years later, while attending some training for work, the presenter asked me what my email address was. I replied, "Greatbigtree@somethinorother.com". and he asked me, "Do you think that's a professional sounding email address?" To which I replied, "I don't think anyone is all that surprised by my email address."

To which he replied, "You don't think that having an email address that might as well be bigswingingdick@emailaccount.com is a problem?" Which just goes to show that something as innocent as staring out the window of your grandfather's farmhouse can be misconstrued as being offensive.
The hell is wrong with people nowadays that we just assume vulgar intent? That story says more about where that guy's mind wanders than it does about you.
   
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Longtime Dakkanaut





 Ginjitzu wrote:

SamusDrake wrote:...and quite fond of Keeley Hawes from Ashes To Ashes(DI Alex Drake). Strange but true.
Isn't she the bird from Bodyguard? Yeah! I'm quite fond of her too.



Sadly I didn't get the chance to see it, but yeah she was. I was going to make the effort but a friend told me she got bumped off.

Ah, but she was in the Doctor Who episode "Time Heist". Playing a strict "boss lady"

Casual gamer, casual fun! 
   
Made in de
Krazy Grot Kutta Driva




Nickin' 'ur stuff

Well....my actual name is Albert. And since this is Dakka Dakka and I mainly collect Orks...well WAAAGH!

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Empty your mind, be formless, shapeless — like soup. Now you put soup in a cup, it becomes the cup; You put soup into a bottle it becomes the bottle; You put it in a teapot it becomes the teapot. Now soup can flow or it can crash. Be soup, my friend. 
   
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Grumpy Longbeard





washington state USA

Translation

Origin:
death

Drow:
aphyon

Common to Drow

full moniker

aphyon mortath-death maker

As i am a miniature war gamer, old DnD player (3.5 for life), with an affinity for drow and dragons it seemed a perfect fit.

My alternate is M.U.G.H.I.-military untility genetic higher intelligence. from japanese anime and novel fame -the dirty pair. (he was the pet alien cat/panther )



GAMES-DUST1947/infinity/B5 wars/epic 40K/5th ed 40K/victory at sea/warmachine/battle tactics/monpoc/battletech/battlefleet gothic/castles in the sky,/heavy gear 
   
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Fresh-Faced New User




The name of our company and Patreon that makes 3D Printable Models for wargamers.
   
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Regular Dakkanaut



South Africa

Sjoe that's a question going back to the dawn of time itself.

Originally it was Kickback, named after a manouver in Origins Wing Commander. Shortened to KBack. Then when playing LaserQuest for the first time they needed a name of 7 letters or less. I said "KBack" and they entered "Kayback" and I liked it.

Been using it for 27 years now. It is who I am online.

KBK 
   
Made in au
Storm Trooper with Maglight







Am terrible at remembering usernames for any forum etc, I generally remember passwords without issue, I don't know why.

When talking to someone whose name you don't know 'mate' will generally suffice, regardless of your affinity towards the individual, when referring to them to another 'old mate' will generally suffice. Regardless of age.
It has potential to cause further confusion, but it's a common enough term in my part of the world.

It's one I'll remember, and it suits. It proclaims I am some random. But you know the random that is being refered to and they're very likely a bogan.
Therefore a suitable username.


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 greatbigtree wrote:
Many, many, many moons ago, I was wanting to join a Great Big Sea chat room. But I needed an email account, and being the first email account I ever set up, I was like, "GreatBigSea@whatchamucallit.com", but it was taken.

So I started looking around, staring at the walls of my grandfather's house, when I looked out the window and what did my wandering eyes behold, but a GreatBigTree… which became my email address and my go-to nickname for the last twenty-some years.


Several years later, while attending some training for work, the presenter asked me what my email address was. I replied, "Greatbigtree@somethinorother.com". and he asked me, "Do you think that's a professional sounding email address?" To which I replied, "I don't think anyone is all that surprised by my email address."

To which he replied, "You don't think that having an email address that might as well be bigswingingdick@emailaccount.com is a problem?" Which just goes to show that something as innocent as staring out the window of your grandfather's farmhouse can be misconstrued as being offensive.


That's hilarious GreatBigTree. Not sure how he drew that conclusion


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 Marine_With_Heart wrote:
I kind of based my name choice around the action and thoughts that I thought created one of my favourite space marines, Uriel Ventris. His character i found was one that, whilst he believed the codex was right, there were times that he went with his gut and his heart and reinterpreted or followed through with what his emotions decided to be the proper choice or thought process in a situation. An example was Uriels almost child like attachment to the Unfleshed and that he believed any citizen of the Imperium who followed the Emperor with their hearts deserved a place in His empire.
Kind of epitimizes the character I would want to be if I was a space marine, one who still cares for the mortal people around him, despite how inhumane he himself has had to become in order to protect them.


Graham Mc Neil is a good author and Uriel and Pasinius are awesome characters.
I liked the moment when Uriel visited the hospital put the purity seal on the wounded whiteshield's chest in recognition of the man's actions in the trenches during the battle on Taris Ultra.

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Regular Dakkanaut






My username is my steam username, and I use it because I have a computer not built for gaming, and whenever I play a game (usually tf2), I have really bad lag (usually at 10 FPS with freezes that can last seconds) and that causes me to have very bad aim.

Each clan represents a type of hobbyist:
Deathskulls are the people who can make armies from scraps,
Blood Axes are the ones who think about something called "taktics" before a game,
Evil Sunz are the speed painters, who crank out armies in a week,
Snakebites are the ones who either prefer old rules and models, and/or were there when they were created,
Badmoons are the ones with wealth, and can afford to buy an entire army from FW,
Goffs are the ones who play to fight,
and freebooterz are the rejected ones, the that guys, and cheaters of the hobby world, or even just 3d printer owners depending on who you ask.
 
   
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Stalwart Veteran Guard Sergeant





England

The DEEP LORE of my username is fairly simple. When I was new to forums- although not the internet- I had recently seen a meme labelled (with corresponding cartoons) “dalek, dalek supreme, dalek supreme with cheese”. I signed up to a forum under that name, but was told by a mod it was too long. Thus it was shortened to DalekCheese, and that’s what I use everywhere now.

See that stuff above? Completely true. All of it, every single word. Stands to reason. 
   
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Longtime Dakkanaut




NE Ohio, USA

It's my initials.
   
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Fresh-Faced New User




United States

My username is the combination of my Name and My Surname.
   
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Fresh-Faced New User




well its a combination of love for death and Chelsea ! its death sea or death c as you would put it ! difficult huh ?

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[DCM]
Stalwart Veteran Guard Sergeant





death_c wrote:
well its a combination of love for death and Chelsea ! its death sea or death c as you would put it ! difficult huh ?


Chelsea football club?


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mine is my middle names, Michael and Patrick

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My first and current painting and modeling blog:

Planetary Defence Force with alternative models and converted vehicles 
   
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Incorporating Wet-Blending




UK

I found a .gif I liked and wanted to use as an avatar, a pixelated red squig, the username came from that.

Think it was for use in the very, very old critical hit forums. This was over 20 years ago.

Use it everywhere for wargames forums because it's nice to be able to have that familiarity.

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Wing Commander





Bristol (UK)

Kiro was a character in a flashgame I used to play a lot as a kid (Sift Heads).
The name came from that, 'the Avenger' I think came because Kiro was already taken when I first created the name on the Bolter and Chainsword and 'Kiro the Avenger' sounds cooler than 'Kiro1234'
   
 
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