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  Reply # 1440711 4-Dec-2015 20:01
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networkn, cause it's what I do!

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  Reply # 1440746 4-Dec-2015 21:30
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Namesake. I thought it ironic that I arrived at the Geekzone event this evening with a walking stick, given my avatar is in a wheelchair, given I have never needed a wheelchair - hurt my foot a few weeks ago. Think I'll have my name changed though.




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  Reply # 1440747 4-Dec-2015 21:35
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Chevrolux is my handle on off Offroad Express 4x4 Forums - first forum I properly signed up for.

Had a Toyota Hilux with a Chevy 350 engine, hence, Chevrolux.

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  Reply # 1440772 4-Dec-2015 22:52
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Mine on this forum comes from what I have done for a liveing mostly for the last 5 years - many know me as Tely in RL or Tely_NZ on other forums

I changed my avatar, to the current one, after someone at the company, that the company that I work for contacts to, objected to my avatar being a representation of the logoed van that I drive and I couldn't think of anything else to use at the time.

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  Reply # 1440773 4-Dec-2015 22:55
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From memory, I made it up whilst thinking about Ned Flanders....





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  Reply # 1440790 4-Dec-2015 23:40
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I just mashed the keyboard a few times and this came out. I create most of my usernames this way - the majority are not even pronounceable.

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  Reply # 1440824 5-Dec-2015 00:58
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An old bit of wordplay on my last name. seems to roll off the tongue nicer

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  Reply # 1440884 5-Dec-2015 08:54
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I'm a bit of a geek and this site is for geeks hence the name geek4me. As for the Avatar - I'm on a secret mission for the SIS.

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  Reply # 1440936 5-Dec-2015 12:02
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I am retired, old and lazy so Idle seemed right for me. The avatar was a photo I took of an old guy on a zimmer frame, coming out of the ocean, complete with goggles and breathing tube, in Rarotonga!


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  Reply # 1441054 5-Dec-2015 16:43
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Needed a name. Liked the sound of this one.

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  Reply # 1441422 6-Dec-2015 16:34
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Turn in, as in what you do between releasing the throttle and accelerating

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  Reply # 1441445 6-Dec-2015 17:53
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I'm not as geeky as some of you ?? so I'm a Semigeek... Profile pic is from artwork on Caroline Bay in Timaru.

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  Reply # 1441884 7-Dec-2015 11:12
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A friend of mine had a much cooler handle than I used to have. This motivated me to try and do better and to be honest I just came up with it one morning.

I later realized the GM Motors reference in the initials so it's always proven good for getting logos to use as avatars. I've also taken to using a name with the initials GM as a pen name.

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was trying to come up with a bios password and was listening to Metallica through the never at the time (I was a teenager, I no longer listen to metallica :)) and just spelt never backwards to get "reven".   A little while later I stopped using it as a password and started using it as a name.

my nickname IRL is "putty"/"putters" (@putters is my twitter name, but I stopped using twitter pretty much), which my brother gave to me from seinfeld (not realizing its actually "David Puddy" from the show) as I can stare into space and keep myself occupied without saying a word.

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  Reply # 1441930 7-Dec-2015 11:57
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I have this one because Geekzone doesn't do underscores ie: kiwi_rock.

I chose this username as my first username back in 1997 I think it was, on dial-up with Xtra. I

I used to have a lot to do with broadcast radio and the first double CD I think I bought was Kiwi Rock Volume 1.

I just haven't been bothered to come up with something else since.


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