Where does your username come from?

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  1. Hookah profile image61
    Hookahposted 8 years ago

    I've always loved Alice in Wonderland, the Caterpillar in particular and he's always seen in some of the illustrations with a Hookah in his hands so in a way I have always symbolized the Hookah to the ornery Caterpillar.

    What about yours? Where does your come from?

    1. monaz profile image58
      monazposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      It is the name of my niece.Right now she is the whole world for me.I cannot think anything more endearing than her.

  2. Jonathan Janco profile image66
    Jonathan Jancoposted 8 years ago

    My parents:)

  3. tantrum profile image60
    tantrumposted 8 years ago

    I was a spoiled child.
    Now I'm a spoiled woman.

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      lyricsingrayposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      and you should be hot chick big_smile

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    ralwusposted 8 years ago

    http://z.hubpages.com/u/1367398_f520.jpg

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      lyricsingrayposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      OK' Loving this big_smile big_smile big_smile big_smile

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    lyricsingrayposted 8 years ago

    from songwriting with my surname

  6. Ron Montgomery profile image59
    Ron Montgomeryposted 8 years ago

    God

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    ralwusposted 8 years ago

    'tis true! Love you too Kim. Little penguin xox

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      lyricsingrayposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      lol

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    lyricsingrayposted 8 years ago

    mine was meant to say 'carrotstoday' not 'lyricsingray'  but i made a typo and dont know how to change it lol

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    cosetteposted 8 years ago

    cosette is a character from Les Miserables

    http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/99/Ebcosette.jpg

    1. prettydarkhorse profile image63
      prettydarkhorseposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      love that character, thought it was your real name

    2. Jonathan Janco profile image66
      Jonathan Jancoposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Awwww!smile

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        lyricsingrayposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        double awwwww big_smile

        1. bukan profile image61
          bukanposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          Triple Awwwwwww smile smile

    3. travelespresso profile image81
      travelespressoposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Nice.  I enjoyed that musical.

      1. rmcrayne profile image97
        rmcrayneposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Love you cosette, and your presence on HubPages, but Les Mis is probably my least favorite show I've seen, and I've seen a fair few.  At our house we refer to it as More Miserable.  Dude it was a loaf of bread.  Get a life.

    4. apricot profile image75
      apricotposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Ah! Now I know why the les miserables songs come into my head every time I read your avatar!

  10. elisabethkcmo profile image74
    elisabethkcmoposted 8 years ago

    mine's not too imaginative, my name and the city where I live

  11. prettydarkhorse profile image63
    prettydarkhorseposted 8 years ago

    I have a black horse when I was young, and thats me, darkhorse. regarding pretty, well my horse is,

    1. tantrum profile image60
      tantrumposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      and you too !!

      1. prettydarkhorse profile image63
        prettydarkhorseposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        thanks tantrum...

    2. maudine_05 profile image57
      maudine_05posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      LOL!!! Luka luka k tlga...

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    Janettaposted 8 years ago

    it's my name...I wasn't feeling clever when I signed up hmm

  13. dejajolie profile image53
    dejajolieposted 8 years ago

    the first part is my nickname and the second is well from a *celebrities* name that I luv wink someone told me it means already pretty, I'll take that!

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    ralwusposted 8 years ago

    want some truffles tantrum?

    1. tantrum profile image60
      tantrumposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Hi CC !nice 2 C ! tongue

  15. pioneer_writer5 profile image55
    pioneer_writer5posted 8 years ago

    my name reflects my aspirations.

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    ralwusposted 8 years ago

    Hello my 'special' friend.

    1. tantrum profile image60
      tantrumposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      U R 'special ' 2 me smile

  17. pioneer_writer5 profile image55
    pioneer_writer5posted 8 years ago

    Oh and the number of children I have.

  18. pioneer_writer5 profile image55
    pioneer_writer5posted 8 years ago

    Is that "Special" in a good way or "Special" in needing some therapy?

    1. tantrum profile image60
      tantrumposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      The only one needing therapy here, is you

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        ralwusposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        \
        Ooo,tyger, tyger. LOL

      2. pioneer_writer5 profile image55
        pioneer_writer5posted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Ouch!

  19. Sara Tonyn profile image56
    Sara Tonynposted 8 years ago

    A simple pun related to my struggles with bipolar  depression. smile

    1. tantrum profile image60
      tantrumposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      lol
      Sense of humour !

    2. pioneer_writer5 profile image55
      pioneer_writer5posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I really meant no disrespect to anyone. I thought Ralwus was responding to my post.

  20. pioneer_writer5 profile image55
    pioneer_writer5posted 8 years ago

    I can see that I am in way over my head here.

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    ralwusposted 8 years ago

    It's alright pioneer, no offense taken. Just all in good fun. Welcome to HP btw

  22. Cagsil profile image82
    Cagsilposted 8 years ago

    Where does your username come from?

    My username- CAGSIL

    Citizens-Attain-Greater-Satisfaction-In-Life.

    Fairly simple name of my company and what it does.

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    lyricsingrayposted 8 years ago

    uh, i forget something about rhyming in color or um something hmm:

  24. maven101 profile image79
    maven101posted 8 years ago

    I am a former teacher...A much maligned creature...
    That taught History 101....

    Now I write prose...with a passion that glows...
    My name is a mystery to none...

  25. fishtiger58 profile image84
    fishtiger58posted 8 years ago

    I'm a lady who loves to fish and my dad has called me tiger ever since I was 1 year old. He passed away 9 years ago and he was my best friend. My name is in honor of him.

  26. travelespresso profile image81
    travelespressoposted 8 years ago

    A friend helped me with my name Travelespresso.  I love a hot coffee and thoroughly enjoy travelling.  Voila!

  27. Maddie Ruud profile image77
    Maddie Ruudposted 8 years ago

    It was given to me by my parents.

  28. goldenpath profile image70
    goldenpathposted 8 years ago

    A reflection of the ever-searching pursuit of life or that path of personal cleansing of the soul.  It is inspired by the Dune series of books.  Funny how we latch on and adopt certain names and phrases.  This is a very interesting and informative thread!

  29. Hookah profile image61
    Hookahposted 8 years ago

    Isn't it? Names in pagan beliefs means giving power to that which you name. And there are so many good and strong names here with much thought and love placed into them, even if I am waaay beyond late to respond to each who wrote their answers here.

  30. VacationAustralia profile image80
    VacationAustraliaposted 8 years ago

    Mine was made to promote the Australian vacation hubs! lol
    Two of us contribute to the profile and we are both established hubbers. Earnestshub (Ernest) & agvulpes (Peter) smile
    Hello to fans of any of us! smile

  31. dyonder profile image73
    dyonderposted 8 years ago

    Geek alert here - mine's inspired by the Beyonder character from the Marvel Secret Wars (where spidey initially got the black suit back in the day) - dork works too.

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    TMinutposted 8 years ago

    I'm still wondering about Choke Frantic.

  33. Sanctus Vesania profile image59
    Sanctus Vesaniaposted 8 years ago

    Sanctus - Holy or saint
    Vesania - Insanity

    Where it came from, I've no idea.

  34. earnestshub profile image87
    earnestshubposted 8 years ago

    My name.

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    mtsi1098posted 8 years ago

    the name of my company and the month/year it was started

  36. cally2 profile image60
    cally2posted 8 years ago

    A nickname I haven't used since school

  37. 2uesday profile image81
    2uesdayposted 8 years ago

    I guess I thought "to be tue-s-day  is better than to be a Monday" and not ever day is tue-s-day's as it says somewhere else that I write.

    But I think when I first used it to sign up; it was on a Tuesday. Here I changed it to 2uesday. Never a simple answer with me!

  38. frogdropping profile image83
    frogdroppingposted 8 years ago

    It came from Vodka. Or more specifically ... the effects of drinking it.

    Lesson for the kids out there - alcohol makes everything seem more amusing than it actually is neutral

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      ralwusposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Much like my Single Malt Scotch sippin' whiskey. LOL

  39. emievil profile image75
    emievilposted 8 years ago

    Emie is actually my name. The 'vil' is the first three letters in my married last name smile. But my friend told me she interpreted it differently. She thought it meant - Emi + Evil big_smile.

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      ralwusposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I thought that also. big_smile

      1. emievil profile image75
        emievilposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        LOL. Question is, does this fit me? big_smile

  40. The Rope profile image52
    The Ropeposted 8 years ago

    It derived from my love of art.  I wrote a hub by the same title which explains it in more detail.

  41. Paraglider profile image93
    Paragliderposted 8 years ago

    From the Paranormal Hotel in Dubai which is were I started blogging, and from the paragliders who fly from the Malvern Hills near my real home.

  42. shazwellyn profile image66
    shazwellynposted 8 years ago

    It was a nickname from when I was 18.  My name was Sharon Lewis... some welsh connections... so Shaz (Sharon)... wellyn not only sounds welsh, but guys wanted to get 'well in' - I couldnt shake the nickname and as it is so unique have kept it as my internet identity.

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    ralwusposted 8 years ago

    You should know. Maybe. wink

    1. emievil profile image75
      emievilposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Lololol, some would say I need to be more evil and less nice lol

  44. Zsuzsy Bee profile image88
    Zsuzsy Beeposted 8 years ago

    Zsuzsy Bee is easy to explain my first name is Suzanne... which in Hungarian is Zsuzsanna so short form Zsuzsy (Suzy)
    My kids's friends used to call me Mrs.Bee as my last name starts with B.

    1. GeneralHowitzer profile image72
      GeneralHowitzerposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      How is it going in Hungary Zsuszy waaa I have a hard time typing your name sorry... big_smile

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    ralwusposted 8 years ago

    yer the knees bees, er the bees wees, shiit!the bees knees too.

    1. Zsuzsy Bee profile image88
      Zsuzsy Beeposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      BZZZ...

  46. Zsuzsy Bee profile image88
    Zsuzsy Beeposted 8 years ago

    Hope you're well Sir Ralwus!!!

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      ralwusposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Ooo, I missed ya there. I am well, just a sore back muscle o two. LOL How are you love?

      1. tantrum profile image60
        tantrumposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Hi C C !
        Needing a nurse ? LOL

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    ralwusposted 8 years ago

    Le Miz is my favorite! Cosette is lovely. Both of them.

    1. apricot profile image75
      apricotposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Is it still going in America?  I think it's still on in London...ah!  there's nothing like it!

      Never read the book though, I have to admit.

      1. rmcrayne profile image97
        rmcrayneposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Les Mis and Phantom are usually bonus before/after season performances to "The Broadway Series" that tour to places like St Louis, San Antonio etc.  They'll feature them every 3 to 5 years or so, and sometimes run as long as a month, especially Phantom.

  48. GeneralHowitzer profile image72
    GeneralHowitzerposted 8 years ago

    Innovative thread as it is...

    My username could've been GenerHowitzer ahhh... but not get satisfied with my first email, that's why I settled with what I have now...

    Happy Hubbing Buddy...

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    ralwusposted 8 years ago

    LOL. hi tantrum. Just a good soak in hot water mebbe. You know a good nurse close by? hehe

    1. tantrum profile image60
      tantrumposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      One that would be perfect for you ! tongue big_smile

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    ralwusposted 8 years ago

    I bet. wink

 
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