the "whats your screen name mean?" thread

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  1. shorty6049

    shorty6049 TPF Noob!

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    Whered you get your TPF username?

    to start- My name came about because i'm short... 6049 were random numbers
     
  2. LaFoto

    LaFoto Just Corinna in real life Staff Member Supporting Member

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    My third language is Spanish.
    "Photograph" and "photography" in Spanish are both "fotografía", and the word is feminine. So the article to go with it is "la" ("el" goes with masculine words). As much as "photograph" gets shortened to "photo" in English, "fotografía" gets shortened to just "foto" in Spanish.

    That is the whole story of my screen name. It means "ThePhoto" in Spanish. Hence the "F", too.
     
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    monkeykoder TPF Noob!

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    I made up this name because I was making fun of a friend for using the name darkkoder and it stuck.
     
  4. Battou

    Battou No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    I'm an Idoka or practitioner of iaijutsu or more commonly known as Iaidō, Iaidō is derived from Battōjutsu. My style is more to the battōjutsu as I incorperate more slashes per move prior to staying than traditional iaijutsu. Thus I commonly refer to my self on the internet as Battousai, however due to several Anime references to the name Battousai, the name is often taken and I shorten it to Battou, such was the case on FaAC. When I registered with the sister sites I opted to maintain contenuity of user name threwout the five sites for recognition. When I came here, this was no exception as I routenely link to one of those sister sites (Photo-Ludidity) to provide righer rez images posted here.

    Thus is the origin of the username Battou.

    *EDIT*
    Pronounced Bott-oh
     
  5. Ajay

    Ajay TPF Noob!

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    Mine is boring. My first two initials are A.J. - Ashley Janelle - but I didn't want to just use initials so I spelled it out. I used to want people to call me AJ when I was little, but nobody ever would. Now I am thinking about working AJ into whatever watermark or signature I use on my photos.
     
  6. Battou

    Battou No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    lol, i have been misconstrewing you name for some time now.....but I have a valid excuse.

    Jay is my name, and is stated as such in official records.
     
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    Becky TPF Noob!

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    I guess mine means I'm unimaginative... :lol:
     
  8. nealjpage

    nealjpage multi format master in a film geek package

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    Neal J Page: Steve Martin's character in Planes, Trains, and Automobiles.
     
  9. Alex_B

    Alex_B No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    My current avatar shows myself a bit more than a week ago (credits to Becky).

    As for the name, well unimaginative describes it well here as well.
     
  10. Hertz van Rental

    Hertz van Rental TPF Noob!

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    I was made an honorary member of the Utopi Indian tribe and they gave me this name - I just use a phonetic spelling.
    In their language it means "he who goes places".
     
  11. Ajay

    Ajay TPF Noob!

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    What were you misconstruing it as?

    Jay, huh? I have a hard time thinking of people with their real names and not their usernames. Same thing with avatars. Like thatoneguy...he will forever look like that crazy mugshot in my mind. When I see Battou I picture you as a camera-wielding ninja. :blushing:
     
  12. Battou

    Battou No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    I commonly IRL get called Jason, James, Jeremy...ect. all those names are commonly abrieviated to Jay even in wrighting. Being more commonly used in male names, I assumed you where a guy, I often pay more attention to the text than the image below it, sometimes I miss that wich is obvious in the avvy. :blushing:
     

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