Story behind our forum names ....

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Texas Heat
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Story behind our forum names ....
Jan 17, 2013

I get a kick looking at the various names we use.  I came up with Texas Heat because a couple of summers ago in San Antonio we set a record of 53 straight days of temperatures over a 100 degrees.  Would love to hear about why you chose the names you did.  Mako is some kind of shark (I think), toomanycanons is a hoot, stunt monkey and don't even want to go there with funky doobie (ha ha).

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In reply to Texas Heat, Jan 17, 2013

Initials and a favorite number.  I have no imagination haha.

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In reply to TAM63, Jan 17, 2013

Part of first name, part of last...I've used it a long time, but some sites don't let me use it because it has the word "kill" in it.

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Being from Texas I would have guessed Texas A&M Class of 1963 

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In reply to Texas Heat, Jan 17, 2013

I've been using TYYM for as long as I can remember.  I've had many people guess at what it means...  Thank You Your Majesty... This Year You Move... Try Yanking Your (favourite M word here)...

Years ago, I was an aficionado of Dungeons and Dragons (early '80s) and I wanted to use a name that had something of a mystical spelling... My name spelled with YYs did the trick..

Tyym = Tim

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JTbrIo1p-So

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What I believe photography is: a path of light through lens, sensor, processor and final media, and my year of birth. (Yikes!)

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Lightpath48 wrote:

What I believe photography is: a path of light through lens, sensor, processor and final media, and my year of birth. (Yikes!)

Most people my age are dead.

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Since I live in the Portland OR area mine is rather obvious.

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Just MASH that shutter button.

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Cool .... 1st name / last name.  Nice explanation Tim, and some philosophy from light path.  I'm loving it.  Thanks for all the replies so far.

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In reply to Texas Heat, Jan 17, 2013

I once was trying to create an e-mail account and got frustrated at the lack of coherent options being all taken, so i figured I would use something odd that people likely didn't enter

since then its been blue_cheese_candy unless of course the site accepts blue_cheese, which obviously saves me typing....

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rhlpetrus is just my initials (renato hyuda de luna) plus petrus, a mod of my real last name pedrosa, in honor of a great red Bordeaux. My Flickr name is RHLPedrosa.

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In reply to BlazerFan, Jan 17, 2013

Kamloops Blazers vs. Portland Winterhawks

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In reply to Tyym, Jan 17, 2013

When I was 3-4 years old, this little cartoon character was my idol http://www.calimero.com/ but I couldnt pronounce his name right. ergo K-laminero. I remove the dash for usernames as it makes it simplier and many sites dont accept -

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mine is a nickname of a nickname from a gaming name 15 years ago, nothing to do with the coffee........i hope that made sense

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Mine is from two things. The "Re" was random, and sounded cool. Cat is because I like cats and I'm a furry. So, yeah. ReCat because all of my friends seem to like it as well as me.

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and I'm a heroin addict.

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brev00 is short for brevity, need I say more?

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Brev00 wrote:

brev00 is short for brevity, need I say more?

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Yes, what are the two zeros doing there?

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I'll bet you could never guess where mine came from!

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In reply to TAM63, Jan 17, 2013

TAM63 wrote:

Initials and a favorite number. I have no imagination haha.

Same here, except the number has meaning to me.

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