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Why did you choose your moniker (name you write under)?

  1. fastfreta profile image80
    fastfretaposted 7 years ago

    I use fastfreta because I do everything fast, talk, walk etc.  My friend and former business partner gave me that name.  When we went into business together we were looking for a name and she suggested Fastfreta's Delivery Service.  I, however didn't like that entirely and changed it to Freta's Fast Delivery and Errand Service.  Now, however I've come to embrace the name and live by it.  What's your story?

    1. wsp2469 profile image60
      wsp2469posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      It is my email address.
      my boss at todaysrecipepro.com chose it for me when she signed me up in here.
      I use my last name in my closing now.
      people who actually talk to me via e-mail on occasion know my other names.

  2. fishtiger58 profile image78
    fishtiger58posted 7 years ago

    I use fishtiger because it's near and dear to my heart. I am a woman who loves to fish and ice fish and when I was 1 my father started to call me tiger. He called me tiger till the day he passed away. He was my best friend. I wanted tigerfish but couldn't get it so I turned it around. I have used this name for over 10 years on many sites. I do this to honor my dad.

  3. Lady_E profile image80
    Lady_Eposted 7 years ago

    Lady_E is a nickname given to me by friends. The E is for Elena. (my real name) smile

  4. Nell Rose profile image93
    Nell Roseposted 7 years ago

    Hi, my real name is Melanie Loveridge, but I am sick to death of calling myself Mel. everytime someone calls me it sounds like a cat meowing! melll mellll!!!! so now I call myself Nell and Rose was my Grans name. Much better. I think we should all be able to choose our own names, don't you? cheers

  5. Gina Coole profile image83
    Gina Cooleposted 7 years ago

    This is the name I use in real life.  (OK I was christened Jean but I think Gina is Cooler!)

  6. readytoescape profile image60
    readytoescapeposted 7 years ago

    My screen name is my attitude, whether it be reality, work and/or boredom into play, irreverence, or plain old tomfoolery.

  7. DogSiDaed profile image58
    DogSiDaedposted 7 years ago

    It's based on a story my Uncle once told me, and not Satanic like some have suggested >.<

  8. Veronica Allen profile image75
    Veronica Allenposted 7 years ago

    My sister and I are only 10 months apart and we share so many things, so my moniker was inspired by her.

  9. wyanjen profile image79
    wyanjenposted 7 years ago

    fishtiger - that's sweet smile

    I live in Wyandotte and I use the city e-mail account:

    get it? WyanDOTTE? I love this quirky place.

    Jennifer is "American" for Guinevere, as my Scottish grandparents explained. But I'm a Jen, not a Gwen.
    So, when I'm working from home, I use wyanjen.

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    Denno66posted 7 years ago

    I used to use the character name Dennotairn on another oline venue,everyone called me Denno, add to that my birthyear; simple enough. big_smile

    1. wyanjen profile image79
      wyanjenposted 7 years agoin reply to this


      Your real name isn't Denno? Oh.
      And here I've been thinking 66 is the Number of the Sheep Beast.

      Dude, I was way off.

      Now I'm wondering what secret meaning "Bill Manning" has. I mean, he claims he's an honest guy, but...
      j/k Bill.

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        Denno66posted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Well, you were kinda close...um, nah not really... big_smile

  11. Bill Manning profile image75
    Bill Manningposted 7 years ago

    I picked my real name because I try to be honest and professional. I have nothing to hide and use my own face on my profile too.

  12. Highvoltagewriter profile image84
    Highvoltagewriterposted 7 years ago

    I once wrote a song called "Sharp Toothed Hunger" and in thet song I have a line that has "High voltage Animal" in it and I changed that to Highvoltagewritter!

  13. Highvoltagewriter profile image84
    Highvoltagewriterposted 7 years ago

    So were did every one go?? hmm

  14. Christene profile image73
    Christeneposted 7 years ago

    It's my first name. big_smile

  15. Arthur Fontes profile image83
    Arthur Fontesposted 7 years ago

    I use the name my mama gave me except I am a III third I do not use that so I do not get mistaken for royalty.

  16. lakeerieartists profile image72
    lakeerieartistsposted 7 years ago

    It's the name of my gallery.

  17. ysdata profile image72
    ysdataposted 7 years ago

    In the real world I run a Data Processing business.  Therefore my initials + data is where ysdata comes from.

  18. brimancandy profile image82
    brimancandyposted 7 years ago

    I use brimancandy at a couple other sites. But, I also belong to several forums using a different name. I began to feel that name didn't fit me anymore, so I put a bunch of stuff together to create the name I am using now.

    bri-short for my name "Brian"
    man-which is obvious
    Candy- because I happen to like candy.

    I have also been told that I am a nice piece of mancandy by various people. (Which I find halarious!)So I just put it all together in one word. I kind of like it.


    My other identities included boring things like various years
    2000, 2007 and 1965. Or, words like "Stud" and "Whitey boy"
    Got bored with those pretty quick.

  19. twuxedo profile image56
    twuxedoposted 7 years ago

    I live in A boRing Village ans dant to meet people on a honest siht not a chat room, is this tehe place, or not?

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    isis_dreams2002posted 7 years ago

    for my love of ancient Egypt

  21. AEvans profile image80
    AEvansposted 7 years ago

    I joined when HP was appr.close to 1 year old, I did not have any idea what my name could be or should have been, there were not many of us back then so I chose my married last name. Now I know how boring it is especially after I have seen some hilarious ones! lololo big_smile

  22. salt profile image73
    saltposted 7 years ago

    I love water. Salt is short for salt water. I also use Saltwater mermaid or bluesalt, or even bluemermaid on other sites.

    I swim most days and love finding new beaches. Where we live now is in a Bay and we dont have surf beaches as such, although we've had a few waves lately.

    There are fantastic surf beaches within an hour or 2 from here that we go to at least once a fortnight and I am looking forward to travelling more and finding great spots.

    I have been really lucky to always live not far from the ocean and I used to do environmental campaigning as well, so the sea is very close to my soul.