What does your username mean?

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  1. 480sparky

    480sparky Chief Free Electron Relocator Supporting Member

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    I've noticed very few members here use their real names when they sign up. As a result, many usernames are rather cryptic.

    Just curious.... what does your username here mean?

    Mine comes from 480 volts, a common commercial & industrial voltage, and Sparky, a job-site nickname for electricians.


     
  2. EIngerson

    EIngerson Been spending a lot of time on here!

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    My name, Eric Ingerson.
     
  3. jwbryson1

    jwbryson1 TPF Noob!

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    Just my name. Wish it was something more interesting than that.
     
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    Canuk TPF Noob!

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    Mine means - I AM CANADIAN!


    ​Brent
     
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    analog.universe TPF Noob!

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    Mine comes from being surrounded by discrete digitized information all the time... a reminder that infinite and continuous is really the way of things.
     
  6. bentcountershaft

    bentcountershaft Been spending a lot of time on here!

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    Mine describes a failed transmission part that just sounds dirty.
     
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    Trever1t Been spending a lot of time on here!

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    Trever is a nickname my mom gave me in my teens....she loved Trevor Howard...it stuck.
     
  8. Overread

    Overread has a hat around here somewhere Staff Member Supporting Member

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    It's kinda lost its original meaning and just become my "webname" now. But originally it was because I was getting into reading things and registering on a book forum.

    The neat thing is barring one guy on flickr (who got there before me - darn you!!) its fairly unique so most sites I don't have any problem registering to use it.
     
  9. Bossy

    Bossy No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    My IRL friends say I'm bossy. I don't know why they'd think that though...
     
  10. RauschPhotography

    RauschPhotography TPF Noob!

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    Well, it's pretty self-explanatory...
     
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    cannpope TPF Noob!

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    1st initial of first name, middle name, last name...
     
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    MLeeK TPF Noob!

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