Your USER NAME...what does it mean?

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JaneyLH
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Post by JaneyLH » Wed Feb 21, 2018 6:31 pm

It's a nod to the Bruce Springsteen song "Janey Don't You Lose Heart". No special reason, just like the song.

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Post by onthecusp » Thu Feb 22, 2018 4:53 pm

It means I'm close to a pointed end where two curves meet, such as an accumulation curve and a spending curve; or more generally, a time of transition. I suspect that with plans to go part time for awhile it won't be as clear a distinction as my avatar makes it out to be.

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Post by sandramjet » Thu Feb 22, 2018 5:06 pm

fishandgolf wrote:
Sun Feb 18, 2018 6:31 pm
True fact..........this past October, while spending a relaxing day on the course, I had the privilege to observe a bald ego soaring in air currents against the blues skies.......very cool indeed
Hmm.... "True Fact" ? Isn't that redundant? If it isn't true, how can it be a fact? :D

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Post by wdnnikl » Thu Feb 22, 2018 7:15 pm

DW thought wdnnikl was an appropriate user name because it reflects both money and a general warning about being careful in your dealings. Since both of those topics come up on this forum, I concurred that her advice was sound, thus avoiding a wooden nickel. :D

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wooden_nickel

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Post by friar1610 » Thu Feb 22, 2018 11:16 pm

I am a graduate of Providence College (the Friars, if you follow college basketball or hockey). The number is a reference to my Navy career.
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Post by bstewie » Thu Feb 22, 2018 11:41 pm

I cloned Brian

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Post by masterofinvesting » Fri Feb 23, 2018 7:16 pm

My name is an adapted version of my all time favorite heavy-metal album (Hint: see my avatar).

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Post by RagnarRahl » Sun Feb 25, 2018 4:10 pm

Ragnar for Ragnar Danneskjold in Atlas Shrugged. Rahl for the House of Rahl in Terry Goodkind's Sword of Truth novels.

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Post by MKGhandi » Wed Feb 28, 2018 7:51 am

Why does everything in this world need to be explained.. :D
Well, my name is Gandhi, and for obvious reasons, you know it why.. My Father was a die-heart fan of the India leader Ghandi. I don't know why. lol

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Post by Morgan Dollar 1921 » Sun Sep 30, 2018 6:28 pm

I collected coins for many years. The Morgan has so many types and like a good investor must sometimes do, it made a comeback. The 1921 was that comeback, and of course there were two designs minted in 1921, the other being Peace dollar. It even has a tie in with an Ohio senator. If anyone has an extra CC mint mark or two from the Morgan series, I would gladly accept a donation. :D

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Post by jehovasfitness » Sun Sep 30, 2018 6:34 pm

I used to prostylelize about health and fitness on an old forum I was on

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Post by texas lawdog » Sun Sep 30, 2018 6:47 pm

Not a lawyer or a cop, just a line from one of my favorite movies slightly tweaked from Kansas to Texas...

Curly Bill: Wyatt Earp, huh? I heard of you.
Ike Clanton: Listen, Mr. Kansas Law Dog. Law don't go around here. Savvy?
Wyatt Earp: I'm retired.

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Post by Smoke » Sun Sep 30, 2018 6:53 pm

Combination of my Sir name (sound alike) and my aggressiveness in High School on the tennis court given to me by teammates.
Now almost 65, it's a nick name I use for everything throughout the years.

Nothing to do with Smoking...

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Post by GoldenFinch » Sun Sep 30, 2018 7:29 pm

nisiprius wrote:
Thu Feb 09, 2017 5:33 pm
"that Nisi Prius nuisance, who just now is rather rife,
That judicial humorist--
I've got him on my list."

it just popped into my head at a moment when I was trying to think of a screen name that had no particular connection with my real world identity. It's a line from a song in a Gilbert and Sullivan operetta, The Mikado, in which a character, Ko-Ko, is making a list of people who could be eliminated and "never would be missed." It's some obscure legal term relating to court procedures in Victorian England. I'm not a lawyer, certainly not a judge. I've done a little bit of Googling and clicking and have concluded that Gilbert and Sullivan connoisseurs have no idea what, or more likely whom, Gilbert was talking about.
I always thought you owned a Nisan and a Prius. LOL!

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Post by Toons » Sun Sep 30, 2018 7:33 pm

I like Music.
:happy
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Post by GoldenFinch » Sun Sep 30, 2018 7:42 pm

Toons wrote:
Sun Sep 30, 2018 7:33 pm
I like Music.
:happy
I thought you like old cartoons!

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Post by MiddleOfTheRoad » Sun Sep 30, 2018 8:03 pm

I am thoroughly average...

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Post by Momus » Sun Sep 30, 2018 8:06 pm

A Greek God, god of mockery.

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Post by FoolMeOnce » Sun Sep 30, 2018 8:16 pm

I left my advisor after finding this site.

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Post by brokenrecord » Sun Sep 30, 2018 8:29 pm

I'll get my posts started with this thread, as I just created my username (long time reader). Sometimes I feel like a brokenrecord. Not so popular with the family, but in light of staying the course, I hope it's appreciated here.

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Post by Nestegg_User » Sun Sep 30, 2018 9:01 pm

changed username after we retired....
(still haven’t dented the pile.... under 2% wr, that’s before SS, which I’ll start at FRA+ at the earliest)




(...and Morgan... no, I won’t give you my 1878 or 1882’s (in only fine condition) nor even my “O”’s....)
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Post by kacang » Sun Sep 30, 2018 9:48 pm

Fond childhood memories of kacang putih, a nut snack commonly found in South East Asia.

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Post by bertilak » Wed Oct 03, 2018 5:05 pm

May neither drought nor rain nor blizzard disturb the joy juice in your gizzard. -- Squire Omar Barker, the Cowboy Poet

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Post by DesertDiva » Wed Oct 03, 2018 5:10 pm

I live in the Desert and I wish I could sing
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Post by creditdefaultswaps » Wed Oct 03, 2018 5:51 pm

Fan of the "The Big Short".

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Post by UpsetRaptor » Wed Oct 03, 2018 6:28 pm

From a random username generator site. Googled an avatar to match.

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Post by Pizza_and_Beer » Wed Oct 03, 2018 6:55 pm

I like pizza and beer. :beer :sharebeer

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Post by bertilak » Wed Oct 03, 2018 7:07 pm

DesertDiva wrote:
Wed Oct 03, 2018 5:10 pm
I live in the Desert and I wish I could sing
Assuming the desert has open spaces you can go there to sing and no one can find fault!
May neither drought nor rain nor blizzard disturb the joy juice in your gizzard. -- Squire Omar Barker, the Cowboy Poet

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Post by Aces&Aces » Wed Oct 03, 2018 10:29 pm

I play a lot of poker, and a lot of tennis.

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Post by telecaster » Wed Oct 03, 2018 10:59 pm

The classiest piece of wood and steel to ever grace the world of guitar players. Thank you Leo Fender!

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Post by CarpeDiem22 » Thu Oct 04, 2018 4:24 am

CarpeDiem means Sieze the day. Have used that same username on all anonymous forums since the day I watched Dead Poets Society.

In retrospect, I think it doesn't align with the idea of deferred consumption and having a surplus to invest.

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Post by IowaFarmBoy » Thu Oct 04, 2018 4:45 am

My roots. Really shaped me. No longer in Iowa or a farmer though....

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Post by J295 » Thu Oct 04, 2018 5:07 am

About 10 years ago I was playing golf with my close friend, and on the 18th tee we were talking about Jesus… I then hit a solid drive 295 yards and he commented that talking about Jesus was a good topic for me..... thus, J295

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Post by pilot18 » Thu Oct 04, 2018 5:31 am

I started flying when i was 18

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Post by 3-20Characters » Thu Oct 04, 2018 5:34 am

When I signed up, the instructions stated to choose a user name 3-20 characters in length. So I did. :twisted:

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Post by Mursili » Thu Oct 04, 2018 3:22 pm

As an undergraduate student I took a whole semester course called The Arthuriad. I have no memory of that character. Good thing I became an engineer.

I am a history buff and Mursili was most likely the second king of the Hittites. I really enjoy the story of the Hittites - a great kingdom that falls and is nearly completely forgotten until the royal archives (in essence) are uncovered in the late 19th century and now we know quite a bit about them. Mursili is known for sacking Babylon and ending Hammurabi's dynasty and then dying (or was it getting killed by a relative) upon his return to Hattusa.

My avatar has a carved Hittite soldier whose shield has been replaced by a watermelon. I have a certain association with watermelons.
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Post by DesertDiva » Thu Oct 04, 2018 6:00 pm

bertilak wrote:
Wed Oct 03, 2018 7:07 pm
DesertDiva wrote:
Wed Oct 03, 2018 5:10 pm
I live in the Desert and I wish I could sing
Assuming the desert has open spaces you can go there to sing and no one can find fault!
Ha! I might just try that over the weekend :D
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Post by sco » Fri Oct 05, 2018 12:48 am

texas lawdog wrote:
Sun Sep 30, 2018 6:47 pm
Not a lawyer or a cop, just a line from one of my favorite movies slightly tweaked from Kansas to Texas...

Curly Bill: Wyatt Earp, huh? I heard of you.
Ike Clanton: Listen, Mr. Kansas Law Dog. Law don't go around here. Savvy?
Wyatt Earp: I'm retired.
That is a solid movie!

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Post by LocalHero » Sat Oct 13, 2018 5:54 pm

I worked in engineering and sent in a "bingo" card to get some information. It had a line for title, so I put Local Hero. That got me the information and on to mailing lists. I received lots of advertisements addressed to ... Local Hero.
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Post by tyrnup13 » Sat Oct 13, 2018 6:16 pm

It was neural noise, nothing more.

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Post by b0B » Fri Oct 19, 2018 11:52 am

Wishing for anonymity, I have subtly disguised my true identity.

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Post by You Know What I Mean » Mon Oct 22, 2018 7:14 pm

My user name has nothing to do with finances or the clarity of my writing. It's the second line in the lyrics of a song that always makes me happy.

"Well, she was just seventeen
You know what I mean
And the way she looked
Was way beyond compare
So how could I dance with another,
Oh, when I saw her standing there"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UxL87Tfy7XY

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Post by Moneta » Thu Oct 25, 2018 2:59 pm

Moneta is the Roman goddess of money. :mrgreen:

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Post by Austintatious » Thu Oct 25, 2018 3:34 pm

Comes from Austintatious Red (Austin, for short), the registered name of our big, beautiful, faithful and fantastic Brittany Spaniel, long since passed away and still missed.

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Post by Lucien786 » Thu Oct 25, 2018 9:37 pm

Lucien, after Lucien Rubempre, the main character in Balzac's Lost Illusions, one of my favorite novels. 786 is supposedly a numerical representation of "in the name of God" in Arabic.

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