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Re: How'd you choose your screen name?

Postby nuntius01 » Tue Nov 07, 2017 6:09 pm

Tater wrote:been my nick name long as I can remember

heck, i cant remember :lolno: yesterday
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Re: How'd you choose your screen name?

Postby thecroweater » Wed Nov 08, 2017 3:56 am

nuntius01 wrote:
Tater wrote:been my nick name long as I can remember

heck, i cant remember :lolno: yesterday

OK then you'll just have to take our word for it that it was his nickname yesterday :lol:
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Re: How'd you choose your screen name?

Postby goinbroke2 » Wed Nov 08, 2017 8:47 am

RedwoodHillBilly wrote:
goinbroke2 wrote:I’ve had many race cars and one in particular went through money like poop through a goose. Leave the line at 8000 and shift at 7500 or so and either tear the clutch out, twist an axle or studs or the familiar break a spring and drop a valve one. Guys told me I’d go broke running heads up drag racing out of my own pocket. Put the name on the car for spite.

Later, had some good cars and then another that seemed to find every reason it could to spew parts. Named it goinbroke2.

Still got that.....car, in the garage waiting for my anger to subside some year. Lol.


Yup, it ain't about cubic inches, it's about cubic dollars. Don't race anymore myself.


Whoa now, hold on there, lets not talk crazy! Don't race anymore...why that's, that's, sacrilege!

Mama is fed (well :shock: ) got a good roof over the families head and the bills are paid...ain't no way in hell I'm giving up racing!
That's why I bracket race instead of heads up, just gotta know your limitations. :wink:

I imagine they'll pry my lifeless body out of a wadded up racecar one day, but that'll be doing what I want.

Could have a name like "Safety Man" and die when I'm 101 having never done anything in life.... &^%$ THAT!
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Re: How'd you choose your screen name?

Postby Swedish Pride » Wed Nov 08, 2017 9:43 am

stood right beside my dad when he had to give up racing, something about a piston going through the block of an engine that makes it run now so good :lolno:
He was driving a prostock bike before mom, after her he took it up again, but could not afford a new engine, so had to retire at 51 years young
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Re: How'd you choose your screen name?

Postby tuner » Wed Nov 08, 2017 11:12 am

Hi All,

I can Tuna fish and Tune a piano.
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Re: How'd you choose your screen name?

Postby Worm_Drippinz » Wed Nov 08, 2017 12:46 pm

Worm drippinz.....


Worm = condenser

Drippinz= liquid gold

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Re: How'd you choose your screen name?

Postby RedwoodHillBilly » Wed Nov 08, 2017 1:26 pm

goinbroke2 wrote:
RedwoodHillBilly wrote:
goinbroke2 wrote:I’ve had many race cars and one in particular went through money like poop through a goose. Leave the line at 8000 and shift at 7500 or so and either tear the clutch out, twist an axle or studs or the familiar break a spring and drop a valve one. Guys told me I’d go broke running heads up drag racing out of my own pocket. Put the name on the car for spite.

Later, had some good cars and then another that seemed to find every reason it could to spew parts. Named it goinbroke2.

Still got that.....car, in the garage waiting for my anger to subside some year. Lol.


Yup, it ain't about cubic inches, it's about cubic dollars. Don't race anymore myself.


Whoa now, hold on there, lets not talk crazy! Don't race anymore...why that's, that's, sacrilege!

Mama is fed (well :shock: ) got a good roof over the families head and the bills are paid...ain't no way in hell I'm giving up racing!
That's why I bracket race instead of heads up, just gotta know your limitations. :wink:

I imagine they'll pry my lifeless body out of a wadded up racecar one day, but that'll be doing what I want.

Could have a name like "Safety Man" and die when I'm 101 having never done anything in life.... &^%$ THAT!


Well, I raced "Giant Scale" radio controlled airplanes for 10 yrs. They cost between $10K and $20K each. More than once they lasted one flight. A midair wasn't kind to them either. While I did win the world championship one year, it was expensive. Now I make booze as a hobby. To each their own.
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Re: How'd you choose your screen name?

Postby thecroweater » Wed Nov 08, 2017 7:20 pm

Fella told a yarn at the gold exchange here, he was driving down a gravel road bit north of here swerved to miss a roo and skidded off the road. So he walks around the car and in the skids finds a couple of nuggets the size of his thumb. Random? fate? or did he just need a back story for having that amount of gold?
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Re: How'd you choose your screen name?

Postby Truckinbutch » Wed Nov 08, 2017 7:37 pm

RedwoodHillBilly wrote:
goinbroke2 wrote:
RedwoodHillBilly wrote:
goinbroke2 wrote:I’ve had many race cars and one in particular went through money like poop through a goose. Leave the line at 8000 and shift at 7500 or so and either tear the clutch out, twist an axle or studs or the familiar break a spring and drop a valve one. Guys told me I’d go broke running heads up drag racing out of my own pocket. Put the name on the car for spite.

Later, had some good cars and then another that seemed to find every reason it could to spew parts. Named it goinbroke2.

Still got that.....car, in the garage waiting for my anger to subside some year. Lol.


Yup, it ain't about cubic inches, it's about cubic dollars. Don't race anymore myself.


Whoa now, hold on there, lets not talk crazy! Don't race anymore...why that's, that's, sacrilege!

Mama is fed (well :shock: ) got a good roof over the families head and the bills are paid...ain't no way in hell I'm giving up racing!
That's why I bracket race instead of heads up, just gotta know your limitations. :wink:

I imagine they'll pry my lifeless body out of a wadded up racecar one day, but that'll be doing what I want.

Could have a name like "Safety Man" and die when I'm 101 having never done anything in life.... &^%$ THAT!


Well, I raced "Giant Scale" radio controlled airplanes for 10 yrs. They cost between $10K and $20K each. More than once they lasted one flight. A midair wasn't kind to them either. While I did win the world championship one year, it was expensive. Now I make booze as a hobby. To each their own.

Cheaper than racing and just as rewarding in a different way ; ..... ain't it .
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Re: How'd you choose your screen name?

Postby RedwoodHillBilly » Wed Nov 08, 2017 7:41 pm

Damn straight.
John Barleycorn must die.
"and little Sir John in the nut brown bowl proved the strongest man at last.
The huntsman he can't hunt the fox, nor so loudly to blow his horn
and the tinker he can't mend kettle nor pots without a little barleycorn."
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Re: How'd you choose your screen name?

Postby fizzix » Wed Jan 03, 2018 1:56 am

I just got to know all of you guys better through this thread. The dirty names are clean, and some of the clean names are dirty!

fizzix is from my love of physics and complete ineptitude of it.
I had a Nigerian teacher in college, and it took about 2 weeks to understand his heavy accent.
But he was a man who truly understood calculus and "fee-zeex", and allowed my monkey brain to grasp some fundamentals.
Forever indebted to him.
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Re: How'd you choose your screen name?

Postby still_stirrin » Wed Jan 03, 2018 5:30 am

fizzix wrote:...fizzix is from my love of physics and complete ineptitude of it.
I had a Nigerian teacher in college, and it took about 2 weeks to understand his heavy accent. But he was a man who truly understood calculus and "fee-zeex", and allowed my monkey brain to grasp some fundamentals...Forever indebted to him.

I had an “engineering analysis” teacher just like that, only he was from Turkey. Thick accent...but extremely smart. And a very fast paced teacher. Other students would “drop like flies” from his classes. But, if you could manage to stick with it, you’d walk away with the knowledge. I learned to work closely with him and he became one of my mentors.
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Re: How'd you choose your screen name?

Postby firewater69 » Wed Jan 03, 2018 8:16 am

I grew up hearing whiskey referred to as firewater and I was born in 69
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Re: How'd you choose your screen name?

Postby Chip N Dale » Wed Jan 03, 2018 8:27 am

I'm Dale and my partner-in-crime is, my brother-in-law, Chip
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Re: How'd you choose your screen name?

Postby MaxMondo » Wed Jan 03, 2018 3:29 pm

Mondo, from Webster dictionary... Definition of mondo

slang
: extremely
A slang term used alot back in the 60's and 70's, used to describe somthing extreme or radical... The Bandit's Firebird was Mondo... MaxMondo = maximum extreme...
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Re: How'd you choose your screen name?

Postby Kareltje » Wed Jan 03, 2018 4:43 pm

still_stirrin wrote:
fizzix wrote:...fizzix is from my love of physics and complete ineptitude of it.
I had a Nigerian teacher in college, and it took about 2 weeks to understand his heavy accent. But he was a man who truly understood calculus and "fee-zeex", and allowed my monkey brain to grasp some fundamentals...Forever indebted to him.

I had an “engineering analysis” teacher just like that, only he was from Turkey. Thick accent...but extremely smart. And a very fast paced teacher. Other students would “drop like flies” from his classes. But, if you could manage to stick with it, you’d walk away with the knowledge. I learned to work closely with him and he became one of my mentors.
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Re: How'd you choose your screen name?

Postby Shine0n » Wed Jan 03, 2018 4:48 pm

I've been thinking about this for 20 minutes lookin at my screen and for the life of me can't remember why I chose that name.

10 minutes later still blank...

Who knows but I like it and it suits me just fine.
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Re: How'd you choose your screen name?

Postby cob » Wed Jan 03, 2018 7:24 pm

there is a lot of history here including mine. viewtopic.php?f=7&t=8606&hilit=COB
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Re: How'd you choose your screen name?

Postby JLP IV » Sun Jan 07, 2018 12:54 am

Well my name's John Lee Pettimore
The 4th :wave:
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Re: How'd you choose your screen name?

Postby Danespirit » Sun Jan 07, 2018 9:25 am

Well, I'm from Denmark...so a Dane. My spirits are produced "in a good spirit"( and thanks to you guys in here they are actually worth drinking).
Playing around with the words, Danespirit it was :D
I love to read about how you created your handles..it tells something about the guy behind that name.
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Re: How'd you choose your screen name?

Postby frunobulax » Mon Jan 08, 2018 2:53 am

Frunobulax is a monster poodle dog, from the song Cheapnis, by Frank Zappa.
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Re: How'd you choose your screen name?

Postby Scorpster » Fri Jan 12, 2018 12:29 am

My computer login has been Scorp since '82 logging into BBS's around the world at 300 baud. But it was taken when I registered on Napster. Stuck because it was easy and unique enough (not quite so much now).
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Re: How'd you choose your screen name?

Postby MaxMondo » Sun Jan 14, 2018 5:41 am

Scorpster wrote:My computer login has been Scorp since '82 logging into BBS's around the world at 300 baud. But it was taken when I registered on Napster. Stuck because it was easy and unique enough (not quite so much now).

I've upgraded to 2400bd now, it's a lot faster. I can download a 1meg file overnight... :roll:
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