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Screen names that you misread?
« on: August 07, 2011, 03:12:09 PM »
Just now I figured out that genesisone is Genesis One, and not Gene Sisone. 

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« Reply #1 on: August 07, 2011, 03:39:27 PM »
Hah, funny you bring this up.  I always read your name as KB1N.  I'm used to seeing KB-1 (cyrillic KV-1) with a letter behind it so everytime I see your name it feels more natural.
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« Reply #2 on: August 07, 2011, 05:46:36 PM »
Just now I figured out that genesisone is Genesis One, and not Gene Sisone. 
My secret revealed!  8)

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« Reply #3 on: August 07, 2011, 06:11:45 PM »
Just now I figured out that genesisone is Genesis One, and not Gene Sisone. 
My secret revealed!  8)

Sorry for outing you, Gene.

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Re: Screen names that you misread?
« Reply #4 on: August 07, 2011, 06:19:51 PM »
Usernames I can't remember:
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Re: Screen names that you misread?
« Reply #5 on: August 07, 2011, 06:24:28 PM »
Hah, funny you bring this up.  I always read your name as KB1N.  I'm used to seeing KB-1 (cyrillic KV-1) with a letter behind it so everytime I see your name it feels more natural.

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« Reply #6 on: August 07, 2011, 06:35:17 PM »
Hah, funny you bring this up.  I always read your name as KB1N.  I'm used to seeing KB-1 (cyrillic KV-1) with a letter behind it so everytime I see your name it feels more natural.

КБи1

Your third letter is a long "e".  The "n" would look like a little "H".  The KV-1 was a tank, that's why I remember it.  There was a KV-1a, KV-1e, and KV-1s (which is a "c" in cyrillic).  There was no KV-1n but still, I always see it like that!
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« Reply #7 on: August 07, 2011, 06:47:12 PM »
Is there some sorta of trivia contest where we could pick ten folks to represent the board and participate in.

The amount of worthless knowledge is amazing.

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Re: Screen names that you misread?
« Reply #8 on: August 07, 2011, 06:49:30 PM »
Usernames I can't remember:
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Entscheidungsproblem

Whenever I see the second person's name, I try to pronounce it... and I'm pretty sure I'm getting it wrong.  :D
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Re: Screen names that you misread?
« Reply #9 on: August 07, 2011, 06:52:05 PM »
Asterisktos (Come on guys, I'm not the only one who thinks of his name that way!)
Apsophet

I swear, I tend to switch letters so much and it causes issues. Never in another language, but in English, all the time.  ::)
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« Reply #10 on: August 07, 2011, 07:01:55 PM »
Usernames I can't remember:
ytterbiumanalyst
Entscheidungsproblem

Whenever I see the second person's name, I try to pronounce it... and I'm pretty sure I'm getting it wrong.  :D

Entscheidungsproblem is one of the easiest for me actually . . .

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« Reply #11 on: August 07, 2011, 07:10:53 PM »
Asterisktos (Come on guys, I'm not the only one who thinks of his name that way!)
Apsophet

I swear, I tend to switch letters so much and it causes issues. Never in another language, but in English, all the time.  ::)

I can change my username. Just give me a suggestion. Or anyone for that matter. :)
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« Reply #12 on: August 07, 2011, 07:26:03 PM »
I used to think GiC's screen name was GliC. 
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« Reply #13 on: August 07, 2011, 07:26:15 PM »
Asterisktos (Come on guys, I'm not the only one who thinks of his name that way!)

Maybe I should just go back to Paradosis (the original username I used here). Most people mispronounce that one as well, but at least they can spell it  :D
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« Reply #14 on: August 07, 2011, 07:27:24 PM »
Hey, don't let one dyslexic poster make you change your names, men! ;)
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« Reply #15 on: August 07, 2011, 07:29:04 PM »
Hey, don't let one dyslexic poster make you change your names, men! ;)
I actually want to change it, but not sure what to change it to.
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« Reply #16 on: August 07, 2011, 07:29:41 PM »
Asterisktos (Come on guys, I'm not the only one who thinks of his name that way!)

Maybe I should just go back to Paradosis (the original username I used here). Most people mispronounce that one as well, but at least they can spell it  :D

Sorta keeping the same name goes against the spirit of your name.
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« Reply #17 on: August 07, 2011, 07:31:06 PM »
Hey, don't let one dyslexic poster make you change your names, men! ;)
I actually want to change it, but not sure what to change it to.

Asteriktos once he goes back to Paradosis.
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« Reply #18 on: August 07, 2011, 07:37:32 PM »
Asterisktos (Come on guys, I'm not the only one who thinks of his name that way!)

Maybe I should just go back to Paradosis (the original username I used here). Most people mispronounce that one as well, but at least they can spell it  :D

Sorta keeping the same name goes against the spirit of your name.

Lol, true enough, but I figure it's a truth in advertising thing. Maybe I can go the hyphen route...   Mr. Asteriktos-[new name]... or spelling it backwards (Sotkiretsa)...   

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« Reply #19 on: August 07, 2011, 07:40:49 PM »
Kristosea would be easier to spell, while the essence of your name remains intact.  :P
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« Reply #20 on: August 07, 2011, 07:41:50 PM »
How about a symbol, like Prince had for a while?   ;)
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« Reply #21 on: August 07, 2011, 08:03:38 PM »
How about a symbol, like Prince had for a while?   ;)

LOL the unprounancble symbol.

Fun fact: Prince is my favorite musician. :)

Hey, don't let one dyslexic poster make you change your names, men! ;)
I actually want to change it, but not sure what to change it to.

Asteriktos once he goes back to Paradosis.
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« Reply #22 on: August 07, 2011, 08:07:14 PM »
Most posters that attempt to write my username spell it wrong, hence the cranky tagline. Does anyone (that doesn't live in the NW) know what my username refers to? (no cheating and looking it up online)
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« Reply #23 on: August 07, 2011, 08:08:26 PM »
^Something about a bear?
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« Reply #24 on: August 07, 2011, 08:09:49 PM »
A casino
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« Reply #25 on: August 07, 2011, 08:11:07 PM »
Most posters that attempt to write my username spell it wrong, hence the cranky tagline. Does anyone (that doesn't live in the NW) know what my username refers to? (no cheating and looking it up online)

I don't know what you are referring to, perhaps a place (river or park or something), but I know is as loose term to define a group of so-called indigenous people in your neck of the woods I imagine.

When I read your name the first time, I thought of the language.

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« Reply #26 on: August 07, 2011, 08:11:19 PM »
Usernames I can't remember:
ytterbiumanalyst
Entscheidungsproblem

Whenever I see the second person's name, I try to pronounce it... and I'm pretty sure I'm getting it wrong.  :D

Entscheidungsproblem is one of the easiest for me actually . . .

Now he who shall not be spelled is simply *.

* = inter-bio-man-analyst.  I find it easier that way.  
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« Reply #27 on: August 07, 2011, 08:11:39 PM »
Most posters that attempt to write my username spell it wrong, hence the cranky tagline. Does anyone (that doesn't live in the NW) know what my username refers to? (no cheating and looking it up online)

A tribe.
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« Reply #28 on: August 07, 2011, 08:11:43 PM »
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« Reply #29 on: August 07, 2011, 08:29:11 PM »
Most posters that attempt to write my username spell it wrong, hence the cranky tagline. Does anyone (that doesn't live in the NW) know what my username refers to? (no cheating and looking it up online)


A tribe.

Ding ding ding! You get the gold star. :D

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« Reply #30 on: August 07, 2011, 08:31:30 PM »
Most posters that attempt to write my username spell it wrong, hence the cranky tagline. Does anyone (that doesn't live in the NW) know what my username refers to? (no cheating and looking it up online)


A tribe.

Ding ding ding! You get the gold star. :D

Umm no. My answer was better and first.

"Tribe" lulz. A forensic answer.
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« Reply #31 on: August 07, 2011, 08:35:54 PM »
“There is your brother, naked, crying, and you stand there confused over the choice of an attractive floor covering.”

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« Reply #32 on: August 07, 2011, 08:42:33 PM »
Hey, don't let one dyslexic poster make you change your names, men! ;)
I actually want to change it, but not sure what to change it to.

Go for an anagram:
Pope Shat

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« Reply #33 on: August 07, 2011, 08:45:13 PM »
Hey, don't let one dyslexic poster make you change your names, men! ;)
I actually want to change it, but not sure what to change it to.

Go for an anagram:
Pope Shat

Now that is a username!
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« Reply #34 on: August 07, 2011, 08:45:25 PM »
Hey, don't let one dyslexic poster make you change your names, men! ;)
I actually want to change it, but not sure what to change it to.

Go for an anagram:
Pope Shat

Oh my.
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« Reply #35 on: August 07, 2011, 08:50:57 PM »
Sorry.  I couldn't resist.

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« Reply #36 on: August 07, 2011, 08:52:43 PM »
And the award for best OC.net anagram goes to....
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« Reply #37 on: August 07, 2011, 09:00:00 PM »
I'm going to see if I can get it changed to that. :D
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« Reply #38 on: August 07, 2011, 09:02:19 PM »
Most posters that attempt to write my username spell it wrong, hence the cranky tagline. Does anyone (that doesn't live in the NW) know what my username refers to? (no cheating and looking it up online)


A tribe.

Ding ding ding! You get the gold star. :D

The Quinault don't have a casino, we have a fish processing plant. ;D (and a ton of trees/logging)

Any idea where I get bear from? Did you have it as a custom title or something at one time?
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« Reply #39 on: August 07, 2011, 09:07:10 PM »
Most posters that attempt to write my username spell it wrong, hence the cranky tagline. Does anyone (that doesn't live in the NW) know what my username refers to? (no cheating and looking it up online)


A tribe.

Ding ding ding! You get the gold star. :D

The Quinault don't have a casino, we have a fish processing plant. ;D (and a ton of trees/logging)

Any idea where I get bear from? Did you have it as a custom title or something at one time?

My username on facebook is Quinault Squatting Bear. Squatting Bear is my husband, I am Quinault.

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« Reply #40 on: August 07, 2011, 09:09:18 PM »
My username on facebook is Quinault Squatting Bear. Squatting Bear is my husband, I am Quinault.

Ahh, ok  :)
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« Reply #41 on: August 07, 2011, 09:18:59 PM »
I used to think it was IsmiLora, Psadi, Akinori Makoto...
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« Reply #42 on: August 08, 2011, 12:38:53 AM »
Hey, don't let one dyslexic poster make you change your names, men! ;)
I actually want to change it, but not sure what to change it to.

Personally, I think Aposphet is a great name with great commercial possibilities and you should retain your legal rights to it first, along with Aposphetic, Apospheticism, Aposphetitis, Aposphetorical, etc.

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« Reply #43 on: August 08, 2011, 01:14:14 AM »
RCCulver, till recently.
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« Reply #44 on: August 08, 2011, 01:16:37 AM »
People occasionally spell my screen name Congomen.  What an odd screen name that would be.
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