Why and how did you choose your (ingame) nick

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Yoshiro

In Soviet Russia, Yoshiro is a cake
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Kettch is the most deadliest TIE fighter pilot that ever was an ewok!
 

Silky_Slim

FNG / Fresh Meat
Corporal_Chronic, came from my days of Halo multiplayer. Ahhh Corporal_Chronic, my tan colored spartan.:eek:

@Flyod, PF lives on! I'm 18 and PF is the best.

"Strangers passing in the street, By chance to separate classes meet, and i am you and what i see is me"
 
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Fu. Svedberg

FNG / Fresh Meat
Nov 21, 2005
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Anyone that has read the credits for Ostfront will know why my nick is what I use. The Fu. is shortening for Furir and not **** you as so many seem to think (learn swedish you heathens!! ;) )

But as of late I stoped using this nick when playing and started to use my old nick from Quake CTF and Quake World CT days (errr... I think it was somewhere around 1995 or something like that) it came from my insane skills with the grappling hook and in combination with that actually makes some sense (if you know swedish).

I won't tell you that nick here since I kind of enjoy the somewhat newfound anonymity on the RO servers.
 

Switchblade

FNG / Fresh Meat
Nov 21, 2005
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anonymity? lol

I will blackmail you ;)

mine is from a song "switchblade 327" from the BSO (when he get's drunk he fights all night) (that's why I don't drink ;) )
but ove rthe years it went from switchblade to Switch and lately even Switsj in IRC :)
 

-MM!!-Lazarus

FNG / Fresh Meat
Mar 21, 2006
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Lazarus, after the biblical figur that "respawned". Used it since Q2.

Dingbat, what was the name of that mod? Alien vs Marines? I loved to play that on Edge... :)
 

m1ke068

FNG / Fresh Meat
Sep 11, 2006
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My in game name is Figure_11.
Figure_11 is the name of the standard Cdn Military Target used on the shooting range.
Pretty much says everything about how good I am at this game...:eek:
 

DeV

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Nov 21, 2005
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Maybe DeV would be so kind as to explain the meaning of his name, cos I don't get it :p ;) :D

Rather simple to be honest. I used to play a lot of games where one would make his own character and the games had announcers etc. that would always call your character (in actual talking dialog) the name you picked. There were tons of standard names in there, best of all was "Devil".

Since my characters are mostly of the more evil looking kind I picked that. From there on it kind of evolved, due to forums having the name "Devil" registered all the time and taking that with some lame number wasn't something I'd like doing. So it kind of went from "Devil" to "DeViL" to just "DeV".
 

melipone

FNG / Fresh Meat
Mar 22, 2006
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Its a random name I saw in a book by one of my favourite authors: Philip K Dick and the book is UBIK. Its pretty random like most other nics i suppose.
 

Dyvim Tvar

FNG / Fresh Meat
Mar 13, 2006
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Well, my first and username ^ Is a character from one of my favorite author's series (Michael Moorcock - Elric of Melnibone).

My current - vonBek, is a character from a different series of said author's books.

These are the only two I've ever used since I was 13 (20 near enough now)! :D
 

WickedPenguin

FNG / Fresh Meat
Nov 21, 2005
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ut2004.wickedpenguin.com
My nick comes from:
A) My fondness of small black-and-white flightless birds whose poo stinks of fish. :)
B) My affinity for dark things (mainly black humor and war).

It's also the name of my company which I incorporated back in 2001, though I've had the name in my head since the mid-to-late 90's.
 

Kipper

FNG / Fresh Meat
Mar 25, 2006
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Kipper: old nick. It's a small cartoon dog. I stole the name from a friend.

Weiter_weiter!: new nick. Sprang from my desire for something original that expressed my enjoyment of Rammstein and my desire to get people to get in the goddamned cap zone.
 

M.R.Maiornikov

FNG / Fresh Meat
Jun 24, 2006
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Ostfront
Kombat

Combat (or Kombat, Russian: комбат, "kombat", abbreviated Командир батальона "Commander of the battalion") was a military rank in the Red Army until the end of the 1950s. At that time it was roughly equivalent to the rank of Captain. Just wanted something military you know ;)
 

Private Who?

FNG / Fresh Meat
Mar 18, 2006
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'Private Who?' was as low - key and anonymous as I could think of at the time. Big names like 'DeathSlayer' and all that crap are silly...so I went as far in the other direction as I could go. Been using this handle since I started online FPS gaming back with CoD1. Before that I was 'Tarheel Tom' when I flew CFS2 and CFS3. Named sorta after 'Tarheel Hal'...the famous late war P-47D.
 

wolfhound338

FNG / Fresh Meat
Jun 28, 2006
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Derry N.Ireland
www.icm-clan.com
the first part is easy:



The 2nd part ha is what just came out after i typed tomcat. It could have turned into tomcat fuh for example.

Nice pic Tomcat..........of a F-14 from the "Jolly Rogers"

Myself i took my name from a U.S Soldier some of you may have heard of, David H Hackworth (sadly now dead)
When he was in the 27th Wolfhound's in korea................................."Here passes no mear mortals" was on the sign that brought him into that unit, well something like that :p
Allways had the name because he is in my mind one of the greatest "WARRIORS" the U.S Army has ever produced!

Out G the G Hack.......RIP
 

Marquis24

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Sep 8, 2006
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Marquis came from a little known graphic novel based in fictional 18th century France where a religous man gains the ability to see posessed people uses a sword and guns to send them back to hell.
 

[-project.sneaky-]

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Nov 26, 2005
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Way back we used to play Doom and Warcraft using no real nicks. Our small group of friends started to team up with others for LAN-Parties and we were soon confronted with others using nicks instead of their own names, so we had to come up with one ourselfs.

Back then using english nicks was somewhat "in". I just watched the movie "Sneakers" and liked the ring to it, but looking up the translation for it made it quite obviously a bad choice. So I looked through the dictionary a few lines down and found "Sneaky", which had a meaning that was, by chance, quite fitting to my playstyle back then.


So I chose that and sticked to it since then for FPS games - in RTS games I switched to Schreckwurm and Dunstwolke (sorta my "training account" when I start out a game).