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Eesusbejesus  (Level: 75.0 - Posts: 3641)
Thu, 5th Jan '06 12:27 AM


I'm curious how each of you arrived at your unusual user names. There are some interesting ones out there that I bet have a story behind them.


Missgeorge  (Level: 63.0 - Posts: 388)
Thu, 5th Jan '06 3:35 AM

Miss George is the name of my female calico cat. She is 4 years old, weighs approx. 5 lbs., likes to look at herself in the mirror, and is the boss of the house. My husband, our other 4 cats and I give her whatever she wants.

Bigbird  (Level: 249.1 - Posts: 3337)
Thu, 5th Jan '06 5:38 AM

Big Bird on Sesame Street has been my idol for many years. He is open, wise, loving, accepting, and all sorts of other character traits that I frequently could use more of. One of my life ambitions is to hug Big Bird - the real one, not the ones at theme parks! If anyone ever finds a grown up watch with Big Bird - like a Mickey Mouse watch - please let me know! Alice

Tuzilla  (Level: 144.7 - Posts: 3839)
Thu, 5th Jan '06 6:02 AM

There are several older threads asking this same question, and some have many responses.
Just of you...
Tuzi --- chinese for horoscope sign
illa --- from Godzilla
Tuzilla --- rabbit monster

Oogie54  (Level: 209.4 - Posts: 1120)
Thu, 5th Jan '06 11:54 AM

When I was a small child, 'bout a hundred years ago,I could'nt pronounce some words correctly, and my uncle took one such word, "oogie" ,as a nickname for me. Only use it these days as web ID, and in the motorcycle club, where some have trouble remembering it and call me "booger" instead.

Asdibbens  (Level: 159.4 - Posts: 423)
Thu, 5th Jan '06 3:05 PM

A.(Arthur) S.(Squiddley) Dibbens is a character I created in one of my college short story classes. He was kind of my alter-ego and I thought about writing under that name since I have a rather common name. I didn't, but when I first signed up for AOL 15 years ago, instead of being JimP50000001, his name popped back into my head.

Eesusbejesus  (Level: 75.0 - Posts: 3641)
Thu, 5th Jan '06 3:30 PM

This is all very interesting. Thanks for sharing these stories even if some of them have been told before.

Kimmie7448  (Level: 19.9 - Posts: 362)
Thu, 5th Jan '06 4:00 PM

Mine is SO not interesting...'Kimmie' IS my name, and the 7448....well, figure out what that might spell on your touch-tone keypad.

Eesusbejesus  (Level: 75.0 - Posts: 3641)
Thu, 5th Jan '06 4:32 PM

Kimmie, you crack me up. No pun intended.

Eesusbejesus  (Level: 75.0 - Posts: 3641)
Thu, 5th Jan '06 4:35 PM

Bushyfox sent me this email today that has more info in it about player names. I could have read through the thousands of posts but who has the time?

Dear Eesusbejesus: I made a similar post, asking about Sploofus usernames when I first became a Gold's the answers!

10/8 2:35 AM EST

for a while now I have been curious about how some folks arrived at their usernames, some are quite fascinating! I got mine from having a bushy mop of red hair and a last name of "Fox"..hence "Bushyfox". I'd like to hear how you arrived at yours?

10/8 3:15 AM EST
We just had a post on this topic not too long ago. I, too, always find it interesting. It's great that you started this again, so we can hear some old ones and get some new ones, too.

I'm a huge fan of Anne Rice and mythology. I've heard many times the myth of Pandora's box, and when I created this name, which I use for many other online things, I had just finished reading Anne Rice's book, Pandora. 80 is just my birth year, which I had to add when I used this name the first time (I think for email), because apparently I wasn't the first to think of it.

TTFN, Diane
10/8 3:57 AM EST
Go take Tuzilla's quizzes on the lyrics of Alice's Restaurant. You'll know where my name comes from.

10/8 4:06 AM EST
Mine comes from my all time favorite novel, Journey to the West (also known as Monkey). It's from China. The central character is Monkey and one of the book's themes is to "tame the monkey mind." Great fun, actually. Lots of adventures, slapstick comedy and philosophy, all jumbled together in one great tale.

10/8 7:04 AM EST
Im an avid fan of the band Metallica. Min eis named after one of their Cds "Master of Puppets" and my old apartment number. This has been my user name for everything for 10 years now.

10/8 8:59 AM EST
My name is Joel and my wifes name is Donna - and our middle initials are "W" and L" therefore JoelwDonnal.

10/8 9:40 AM EST
Mine's easy....the first two initals of my name and my last name...nothing fancy right?

10/8 11:02 AM EST
Mine is a childhood nickname. I have two brothers named Shark and Fern.

10/8 11:30 AM EST
Some interesting chind hood nicknames there, Koota. I would be interested in the stories behing those. LOL
My screen name is easy, unimaginative soul that I am. CAL, my initials 10-8-92 daughter's birthdate.

10/8 12:07 PM EST
Hi name is jack, but mom and grandma called me jackson, while growing up. My siblings opted for action jackson, and later shortened it to action. The 23........well since action is typically too short for most "user names" carrying only 6 characters, I borrowed from the phrase "lights, camera, action"........where they director says "all right, we're ready in 1, 2, 3, action". I just dropped the 1. Fun Welcome to the GOLD club


10/8 1:35 PM EST
I produced and directed a theatre company called the Genius Waitress Society. We took our name from a Tom Robbins novel in which genius waitresses paid steep dues and picked one of their own to have a research project funded once a year. In my opinion, any hard-working wage-slaver with half a brain is a genius waitress.

10/8 2:09 PM EST
tuzi = rabbit in Chinese (my chinese horoscope sign overlapped with:
zilla, as in Godzilla

A rabbit monster akin to the one in Monty Python's Holy Grail
10/8 4:40 PM EST
Mine is because I am a female HS football (American) official.

10/9 12:41 AM EST
Mine is simple. I am from Tennessee (tn) and am left-handed (lefty) = tnlefty

10/9 12:44 AM EST
I got lulise because my middle name is louise but my little sis couldn't say it right, she said lulise, so it stuck.

10/9 12:51 AM EST
Mine is my nickname and came from the movie Crocodile Dundee. My friends said I was always walkabout like him because I spent most of my time hitch-hiking back and forth across the country for no apparent reason other than just because I could, and could get myself out of any type of trouble I found myself in free and unscathed (especially with the police). The DD is my initials. It began as CrocodileDD then later shortened to CrocDD by my son before he could say the word crocodile.

10/9 2:27 AM EST
Fascinating stuff folks......thank you! Probably the only'un I had guessed in advance was Tnlefty..all the rest were pure mystery or wild speculation. Don't stop now though, would love to read some more! ~Bev

10/9 3:10 AM EST
Aqua, meaning water and I added mar because put together sounds like a good name for a horse and I love horses.

10/9 1:22 PM EST
I got mine from my Shotzy is a little mini-Dachshund somestimes called littledog. Therefore being his owner I am mightydog

10/10 3:12 AM EST
Mine speaks for itself really......I was once bought a tee-shirt with Mischief on it and everyone thought the name suited me, so it stuck!

10/10 4:11 AM EST
Mine kinda speaks for itself I'm a hairstylist.

p.s. I always thought that vlcrowe was fancy for velcro lol
10/10 8:21 AM EST
Well... mine is cos I'm Linda and I have a sweet tooth, so Lolly it is.. :D

10/10 1:41 PM EST
I'm not very imaginative when it comes to making up usernames, so just stuck with the one my mom and dad gave me. It's unusual enough. Rarely find anyone else with that name, tho have heard of one or two through the years. Never met another Dwayla yet.

10/10 9:46 PM EST
Velcro shearstyle?......LOL

10/10 10:13 PM EST
Vickie - even once I learned your real name I still call you "velcro" in my head when I see your name come up

My name is Susan and my best friend in high school dubbed me Suzer. My birthday is on the 22nd. Now I am a high school teacher and I accidentally shared my email address with my they all call me Ms Suzer!

10/12 6:58 PM EST
I live in Lawtey and we have a cat named MsLawtey, so you could say I stoled the cats name...~~~Cheryl~~~

10/12 7:05 PM EST
I am a Braves fan and a Gator (Sorry Vickie ), my friends got me an Olympic brick in Atlanta....a stuck!

10/13 1:59 AM EST
Mine's easy! I have twin boys born in 2001!

10/13 4:42 PM EST
My Favorite designer is Chanel, and 3 is the # of times i have been married~!!!

10/13 6:20 PM EST
Roxi is short for my middle name, which is Roxanne. Every time my husband calls me by my first and middle name, he sings it like "Sting" would. 618 is my birthday, so Roxi618 it is!!!

10/14 3:08 AM EST
my daughter was "phagzor", so when I joined sploofus, of course I was "phagzormum" (aussie spelling of "mom")

10/14 3:43 AM EST
I feel silly, my name is Felix! I guess that was a bad choice.

Akale  (Level: 19.2 - Posts: 27)
Sat, 7th Jan '06 3:17 PM

Akale is Hawaiian for Ashlee, my name. I'm not Hawaiian, so I'm not sure how I picked it. I've had it for years. Sometimes on other sites, my user name is akaleluika which is Ashlee Louise.

Eesusbejesus  (Level: 75.0 - Posts: 3641)
Sat, 7th Jan '06 6:40 PM

Very pretty. How does one find out what their name is in Hawaiian? By the way, when I grow up, I want your hair.

Akale  (Level: 19.2 - Posts: 27)
Wed, 11th Jan '06 6:15 PM

Wow, well thank you ever so much. I was a cosmetologist back in the day, so since I wear a uniform everyday now, I can only be woman from the neck up most days. My hair and makeup puts a twist on the camoflauge. I appreciate the compliment!!

I can't remember how I found it. I've tried to find the site again since and I haven't been able. I'll let you know if I find it again.

Dipsomaniac  (Level: 90.9 - Posts: 12)
Thu, 9th Feb '06 12:37 PM

Dipsomaniac-too much beer

Mrsgc  (Level: 10.0 - Posts: 231)
Thu, 9th Feb '06 1:52 PM

I have a fanatical addiction to Wet Wet Wet's bass guitarist Graeme Clark (GC)
I run an unofficial sitte for him

I just fancied a change when I signed up here for the last goodness knows how long I have been Moonstar on every site I sign up on. Even my sons call me Mamma Moon or Moon Mum.

Monstar came from a friend in a pub one day who said 'you have outgrown your old CB handle Night Owl you are more of a Moon Star now'

Greyghost  (Level: 68.4 - Posts: 640)
Thu, 9th Feb '06 11:00 PM

Mine is from native American/Canadian,meaning 'Wolf'

Brunosexy77  (Level: 68.4 - Posts: 215)
Fri, 10th Feb '06 7:21 PM

My nickname comes from an italian programme i used to watch. In english its called the footballers wives. His name was bruno and the actor who interprted this character is very sexy and gorgeous.

Violetblue  (Level: 112.2 - Posts: 853)
Fri, 10th Feb '06 8:18 PM

Violetblue= my favorite Crayola.

Surreyman  (Level: 272.3 - Posts: 2771)
Sat, 11th Feb '06 4:42 AM

Er ... I live in Surrey, UK and I'm male. Difficult stuff!

Jedley  (Level: 34.2 - Posts: 278)
Sat, 11th Feb '06 6:07 AM

Crayon, yeah right. Admit it Violet, that's your stage name when you moonlight as an exotic dancer.

Suzer22  (Level: 165.6 - Posts: 1982)
Sat, 11th Feb '06 9:29 AM

Now Jedley, I was taught that you are suppposed to take your childhood pet's name and the street that you lived on to get your 'exotic dancer' (but we said 'porn star') pseudonym...

That would make me Coco Robindale!

Jedley  (Level: 34.2 - Posts: 278)
Sat, 11th Feb '06 1:49 PM

Shake that tailfeather, Coco!

Jedley  (Level: 34.2 - Posts: 278)
Sat, 11th Feb '06 4:09 PM

If I were a stripper I'd be Fritzl Hawthorne.
Gettin hot yet?

Aquamar  (Level: 185.8 - Posts: 925)
Sat, 11th Feb '06 4:41 PM

I believe thats correct Suzer. Mine would be Inky Pasha. Woo, thats hot.

Margiematt  (Level: 201.3 - Posts: 388)
Sat, 11th Feb '06 5:01 PM

Mine would be Tiny Archer. That would be funnier if I was a man! Margie

Kimmie7448  (Level: 19.9 - Posts: 362)
Sat, 11th Feb '06 5:42 PM

Coco Sunnydale. Not bad!

Kimmie7448  (Level: 19.9 - Posts: 362)
Sat, 11th Feb '06 5:42 PM

I guess Suzer and I could do a twins-type thing...kinky!

Bushyfox  (Level: 174.4 - Posts: 2403)
Sat, 11th Feb '06 6:14 PM

(On the pet/street name principle)
How does "Soxy Viviana" getcha goin'?


Suzer22  (Level: 165.6 - Posts: 1982)
Sat, 11th Feb '06 8:06 PM

Who knew we'd all be such impressive exotic dancers!!

Now where'd I leave that pole?

Machiabelly  (Level: 136.2 - Posts: 190)
Sat, 11th Feb '06 8:39 PM

Blackie Passmore here...not bad for a male stripper or soap star.
As for machiabelly it is a play on Machiavelli but my belly is the schemer

Eesusbejesus  (Level: 75.0 - Posts: 3641)
Sun, 12th Feb '06 3:05 AM

Hmmm, my stripper name would be Pete Orofino Creek Road. But I'm a girl. I don't think that would draw a crowd.


Chickfbref1  (Level: 120.7 - Posts: 2011)
Sun, 12th Feb '06 5:50 AM

Chrissy that's a keeper


Maurlin  (Level: 220.5 - Posts: 2707)
Sun, 12th Feb '06 7:45 AM

Mendel 54th Street just doesn't work for me. Oh well, just have to find a different occupation.

Tmj302  (Level: 53.5 - Posts: 129)
Sun, 12th Feb '06 9:47 AM

i would be Dimey far back as I can recall...

Tuzilla  (Level: 144.7 - Posts: 3839)
Sun, 12th Feb '06 10:11 AM

I had two dogs at the same time. so I guess I can be either:

Buck Baker or, Spook Baker

Suzer22  (Level: 165.6 - Posts: 1982)
Sun, 12th Feb '06 12:17 PM

Buck is obviously the better stripper choice!

Jedley  (Level: 34.2 - Posts: 278)
Sun, 12th Feb '06 12:47 PM

Dang my next novel already has it's cast of characters - these names are fabulous! And though Maurlin's stripper name doesn't really work, you gotta love a family that names a pet after a Polish monk and geneticist. Was the pet a dog or a pea plant, Maurlin?

Kravfighter  (Level: 162.6 - Posts: 565)
Sun, 12th Feb '06 1:51 PM

Chi-Chi Plainview here.

Oogie54  (Level: 209.4 - Posts: 1120)
Sun, 12th Feb '06 2:42 PM

Guess that would make me Sniffy Brown Bridge

Kravfighter  (Level: 162.6 - Posts: 565)
Sun, 12th Feb '06 5:27 PM

Sniffy Brown Bridge - now that's a sexy name - lol!

Maurlin  (Level: 220.5 - Posts: 2707)
Sun, 12th Feb '06 6:01 PM

Jedley- Mendel was a Jewish cat descended from a pee plant. Gregor was no where in sight.

Suzer22  (Level: 165.6 - Posts: 1982)
Sun, 12th Feb '06 10:27 PM

Chi-Chi Plainview is a hoot-and-a-half!

Pafork  (Level: 132.0 - Posts: 536)
Sun, 12th Feb '06 10:56 PM

I don't know if it'd work for a porn star, but Sniffy Brown Bridge is a fantastic name.
Mine would be Sinbad Goya, which would probably work better for one of my brothers.

'Pafork' is one of dozens of nonsensical mutating nicknames my sister (Pafick) and I have given each other. The first couple names I tried when I first found the site were taken, so I impatiently just used one I knew would be free. If I'd known how addicting the site would be I'd've chosen something prettier. =) Hm...I always liked the sound of 'burnt sienna'.

Lulise  (Level: 32.2 - Posts: 248)
Sun, 12th Feb '06 11:17 PM

I guess my stripper name would be "Cheri Carol" then.

Skillet66  (Level: 83.5 - Posts: 210)
Tue, 14th Feb '06 9:21 AM

Since i love to cook-mine is skilletand 66 is when i was hatched-my stripper name would be Grandpa South Central,that's scary!

Dinaree  (Level: 66.8 - Posts: 17)
Tue, 14th Feb '06 2:02 PM

My name is Dina Marie, my sister at the age of 2 when I was born couldn't say it so she called Dean Ree. Then my grandmother started calling me Dinaree and it just kinda stuck. Dina

Helsleym78  (Level: 54.9 - Posts: 54)
Tue, 14th Feb '06 4:26 PM

Oh, my stripper name would be Asia Clute, or Shane Clute. We had two Irish Setters at one time when I was little. Not too exotic!

Suzer22  (Level: 165.6 - Posts: 1982)
Tue, 14th Feb '06 11:43 PM

What the heck were you thinking naming your pet Grandpa?? Obviously you had no idea how important the naming of a pet would be later in life...I guess we all need to figure out what our children will be calling themselves when they get their first job at strip-o-gram!

Grandpa South Central... too too funny

Bigbird  (Level: 249.1 - Posts: 3337)
Wed, 15th Feb '06 7:23 AM

Winkie 192nd St? I don't think so. Maybe I could pretend I lived somewhere else. Or maybe I just can't be a stripper. Oh dear.

Geniuswaitress  (Level: 52.1 - Posts: 381)
Wed, 15th Feb '06 7:39 AM

I think Winkie 192nd street is the best stripper name I ever heard! (Myself, I'm Lola Belleville).

Markieboy  (Level: 269.4 - Posts: 198)
Wed, 15th Feb '06 9:35 AM

I guess that Igor Shore wouldn't get me too many bookings!

Tuzilla  (Level: 144.7 - Posts: 3839)
Wed, 15th Feb '06 12:32 PM


Jenn326  (Level: 22.8 - Posts: 173)
Wed, 15th Feb '06 2:28 PM

Stripper name: Blossom Caliban
User name: Name and birth date.
I think I like my stripper name better!

Flybybethy  (Level: 136.6 - Posts: 155)
Wed, 15th Feb '06 2:42 PM

I always thought it was your middle name and the name of the street you were born on.
That way I'm Alison Frankford, but the pet-name way I'm Banjo Stanwood.
Neither are desirable stripper names.

Suzer22  (Level: 165.6 - Posts: 1982)
Wed, 15th Feb '06 10:12 PM

Oh come on, Banjo Stanwood is great!

Amongst my friends we agreed the pet name/street name was for the stripper/porn star, but if you wanted a serious pseudonym you should use your middle name and your mother's maiden-name.

Akale  (Level: 19.2 - Posts: 27)
Thu, 16th Feb '06 6:30 PM

Well it so happens that my middle name and my mother's maiden name would make me Louise Flinchum which IS my grandmother's name.

My stripper name is Pippi Franklin.

Action23  (Level: 113.6 - Posts: 180)
Sat, 18th Feb '06 10:25 PM

Smoky or Ginger Bess....(YIKES)

Linda  (Level: 26.6 - Posts: 95)
Fri, 10th Mar '06 5:28 PM

I use my real given name, Linda, as I was taught throughout my life that if I put on masks I will eventually be unmasked. You young folk are free to write that off to old age lol-Linda

Shomac  (Level: 43.1 - Posts: 2)
Mon, 20th Mar '06 2:54 AM

Shomac is the first three letters of my name-Shona Macmillan and the 78 is my door number. Not very exciting.

Mrsgc  (Level: 10.0 - Posts: 231)
Mon, 20th Mar '06 8:38 AM

I have the most boring stripper name Susie Laurence! Sounds more like a writer os teacher to me than a stripper.

Koota  (Level: 187.3 - Posts: 2114)
Wed, 22nd Mar '06 11:11 AM

Koota is a childhood nickname.
My stripper name would be Prissy Lakeshore.

Difod  (Level: 254.8 - Posts: 108)
Fri, 24th Mar '06 1:48 PM

Difod is a secret acronym which describes the pursuits of my wayward youth.
My stripper name would be Tiger Chestnut.

Tmj302  (Level: 53.5 - Posts: 129)
Tue, 4th Apr '06 11:43 PM

I saw an old episode of Regis with Jay Mohr as guest host & he & Kelly were choosing their stripper names by 1st pet name + mother's maiden name...

Dimey Bedwell

or the middle name + maiden = Michele Bedwell

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