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Topic # 185763 4-Dec-2015 12:56
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Hey guys.

Just a bit of fun.

How did you get your Username and/or Avatar? What does it stand for? 

My Username is from a TV show, but I am nothing like the character. I quite like the name, its pretty simple, so thought I would stick with it.

How about you?

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  Reply # 1440452 4-Dec-2015 13:03
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Think someone ran a thread like this a few years back :) 

Long story short, had a nick all lined up back in the BBS days, then found someone o/seas had same name, so had to change - looked around me for ideas, and saw a book on the shelf "XPD" - its stuck ever since. Even have the p/plate on the car.  Pic is...... me. Exciting stuff.


Also started using Demise/DemiseNZ on various services if XPD was taken.





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  Reply # 1440453 4-Dec-2015 13:03
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  Reply # 1440456 4-Dec-2015 13:08
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It's a long story involving tequila, salt, a bare chest and a gorgeous Fijian girl. It would be a lot more interesting if the bare chest wasn't mine.




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  Reply # 1440460 4-Dec-2015 13:10
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SaltyNZ: It's a long story involving tequila, salt, a bare chest and a gorgeous Fijian girl. It would be a lot more interesting if the bare chest wasn't mine.


that sounds scary :P




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  Reply # 1440463 4-Dec-2015 13:16
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See ya bro!
Originally got it for a p/plate that I got for my 21st.
Still have the p/plate but hasn't been on a car for a few years as don't really have the right car to put it on now.
Used to be on a Mitsi Evo II.




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Reply # 1440467 4-Dec-2015 13:19
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Seen it on The Simpson's many years ago as the p/plate on the the crim's car
Even have the p/plate on my car

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  Reply # 1440468 4-Dec-2015 13:20
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As boring as my initials. I have never really struck on a consistent user name to use on forums etc. that (a) I liked and (b) was always free, so tend to use different things all over the place.

As for the Avatar, well, I'm a child of the 80s and Prime Rules!

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  Reply # 1440505 4-Dec-2015 13:38
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I would like to change my user name as I used the wrong one when I signed up but it won't let you. My Avatar is what the missus reckons I look like sitting on the couch after work.




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  Reply # 1440506 4-Dec-2015 13:39
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I was mrtoken until about 4 weeks ago where it was changed to my first name :)



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  Reply # 1440507 4-Dec-2015 13:40
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Back in 1999 I started playing Everquest, and wanted to make a Troll character, so I liberated the first name of a somewhat obscure Troll character in a Terry Pratchett novel. I've been using it ever since.

http://wiki.lspace.org/mediawiki/Lias_Bluestone 




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  Reply # 1440509 4-Dec-2015 13:43
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Mine is a variation on my nickname I got in the Military years ago.
I started putting NZ onto Spides so I could differentiate between me and others using the same name around the world.

I like others here have SPIDES as a number plate on my car.

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  Reply # 1440518 4-Dec-2015 13:52
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I think that I saw it on a forum somewhere a long time ago. Decided to use it on here.

I'd be lying if I said I have DARTHKERMIT as a personalised plate.

My avatar is a picture I took of a very old fence post in the Kahuterawa Valley with barbed wire and purple flowers around it.

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  Reply # 1440519 4-Dec-2015 13:52
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NZSpides: 
I like others here have SPIDES as a number plate on my car.


We're not a vain bunch are we. ;)





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  Reply # 1440551 4-Dec-2015 14:14
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Initials, PJW.

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