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PostPosted: Mon Apr 20, 2009 10:04 pm Post subject: Re: Stories of origins of the nicknames & avataars on IA Reply with quote

 BM  Vignesh  Babu
 One  of  the  suggestions  for  a  name  to  be  used  in  chat  sessions  was  to  keep  it  short,  so  created  an  e-id  when  net  was  making  its  entry  into  India...since  then  been  using  this  almost  always.
 
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 20, 2009 10:29 pm Post subject: Re: Stories of origins of the nicknames & avataars on IA Reply with quote

 Nice  thread,
 
 I  always  go  my  way,  as  I  have  been  reminded  recently.........
 
 All  right,  go  your  own  way..................
 
 My  way  is  the  right  way  Chuckle     Chuckle   Chuckle   Chuckle  
 
 Regarding  my  nick......Don't  embarrass  me.  It  involves   Flowers   Flowers   Flowers   Flowers  
 
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 20, 2009 10:31 pm Post subject: Re: Stories of origins of the nicknames & avataars on IA Reply with quote

 Very  Interesting  thread.
 
 Username:  Seetharam  (Thats  my  first  name,  so  pretty  simple  there)
 
 Avatar:  After  a  long  break  from  this  hobby  when  i  wanted  to  get  back  into  it,  i  wanted  to  start  with  Discus,  hence  i  started  my  research  and  came  across  this  picture  which  captivated  me  and  this  was  about  the  same  time  i  bumped  into  IAH,  hence  used  this  picture  as  Avatar.
 
 In  IAH  i  stumbled  upon  Nature  Aquariums,  and  then  i  started  my  journey  into  planted  tanks  ....  Discus  is  still  something  which  i  have  not  kept   Smile   .....  well  ....  looks  like  i  need  to  change  my  Avatar  eh!   Chuckle
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 20, 2009 11:16 pm Post subject: Re: Stories of origins of the nicknames & avataars on IA Reply with quote

 @  Nayak:  Like  bees  to  ze  flowers  eh?  Muahahahahaha!!  You  sly  fella  you!
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 20, 2009 11:32 pm Post subject: Re: Stories of origins of the nicknames & avataars on IA Reply with quote

 My  Official  LAN  ID  in  Hewitt  was  T2CHATTO.  And  I  gave  a  real  hard  time  to  my  colleagues  with  my  Full  Name  (Tirthankar  Chattopadhyay)  pronunciatiation.   ROFL  So  they  started  calling  me  by  my  LAN  ID.  Mad  Even  after  that,  when  I  moved  to  a  new  company,  couple  of  them  came  along  with  me  and  make  this  name  popular  again.  
 
 The  avatar  is  showing  my  daughter  (Putu),  holding  my  hand.   Smile


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 21, 2009 12:20 am Post subject: Re: Stories of origins of the nicknames & avataars on IA Reply with quote

                                                   
mandragoran  wrote  (View  Post):                

 I  am  an  avid  reader  of  fantasy  and  sci-fi  literature.  My  username,  'mandragoran'  is  the  surname  of  one  my  (then)  favourite  character  in  one  of  my  then  (favourite)  series,  the  'Wheel  of  Time'  by  Robert  Jordan.                

 
 Whew  !  and  i  thought  im  the  only  one  crazy  about  the  series  Dai'shan,  most  people  dont  even  seem  to  have  heard  of  it  !   Very Happy  
 
 bratnam  -  Balaji  Ratnam,  have  woken  up  after  a  long  hibernation  in  the  hobby  ....
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 21, 2009 12:57 am Post subject: Re: Stories of origins of the nicknames & avataars on IA Reply with quote

 well  my  ID  is  pretty  simple  its  just  me  so  justshan  and  i  was  21  when  i  set  it  up  all  my  id's  so  it  kind  of  stuck  (hate  getting  old)
 
 My  avtar  is  my  first  colony  of  Zooa's  did  pretty  well  till  my  smoke  angle  ate  them  all  Sad
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 21, 2009 8:12 am Post subject: Re: Stories of origins of the nicknames & avataars on IA Reply with quote

 Just  my  name  with  the  first  letter  of  my  initials  ===>  Rahul  Karthikeyan   to  rahulk
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 21, 2009 8:51 am Post subject: Re: Stories of origins of the nicknames & avataars on IA Reply with quote

 Interesting  thread  !
 I  always  wondered  abt  some  IDs  !
 
 My  id  is  no  rocket  science  !  Just  my  name,  my  initials  and  my  last  name  Smile
 Niether  is  my  avtaar.
 When  I  read  abt  all  the  explainations  given  by  all  you  people,  I  wonder  I  am  too  laid  back  to  put  so  much  of  thought  in  choosing  ids  and  avtaar  :)
 
 Guess  I  am  ageing  !
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 21, 2009 10:13 am Post subject: Re: Stories of origins of the nicknames & avataars on IA Reply with quote

                                                   
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 Guess  I  am  ageing  !
 Smile                

 
 Now  For  Sure......  Chuckle
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 21, 2009 10:21 am Post subject: Re: Stories of origins of the nicknames & avataars on IA Reply with quote

                                                   
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Glyptohead  in  my  sig  due  to  my  love  for  the  Glyptothorax  catfishes.                

 
 D'you  like  fish  sticks?  
 
 
                                                 
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 Oh,  and  what  does  retro_gk  mean?
                 

 
 R,  G  and  K  are  my  initials.  The  u/n  is  pronounced  "retro  geek".
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 21, 2009 10:35 am Post subject: Re: Stories of origins of the nicknames & avataars on IA Reply with quote

 Madhu  my  name;  Ulysses....  You  wouldn't  miss  that  name  if  you  read  Odyssey  &  Iliad!
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 21, 2009 10:42 am Post subject: Re: Stories of origins of the nicknames & avataars on IA Reply with quote

                                                   
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When  I  have  started  my  career  with  Hewitt,  my  LAN  ID  was  T2CHATTO.  And  I  gave  a  real  hard  time  to  my  colleagues  with  my  Full  Name  (Tirthankar  Chattopadhyay)  pronunciatiation.   ROFL  So  they  started  calling  me  by  my  LAN  ID.  Mad  Even  after  that,  when  I  moved  to  a  new  company,  couple  of  them  came  along  with  me  and  make  this  name  popular  again.  
 
 The  avatar  is  showing  my  daughter  (Titir),  holding  my  hand.   Smile                

 
 I  DIG  that...
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 21, 2009 11:58 am Post subject: Re: Stories of origins of the nicknames & avataars on IA Reply with quote

 bmukh---just  an  abbreviation  for  Bappaditya  Mukhopadhyay  (with  a  name  like  that  the  need  for  abbreviated  login  name  is  must   Chuckle   Chuckle  ).  And  no  avatars'  (just  too  technology  challenged).  But  learning  fast   Very Happy   Very Happy  (4  years  and  still  learning)
 
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 Rahul  :  
 
 I  have  a  snide  feeling  you  saw  a  recent  South  Park  episode.
 
 
 My  Id  is  not  too  confusing  I  guess.  I  love  cats.  Whatever  size  they  come  in  and  I  believe  the  Tiger  Shovelnose  is  one  of  the  most  amazing  fish  to  watch  during  feeding  time.
 
 As  for  my  signature,  Im  a  big  fan  of  surreal  humour  and  this  line  came  from  who  I  believe  is  the  greatest  stand  up  comedian  ever  -  Mitch  Hedberg.
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