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Offline santoch

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How did you pick your forum name?
« on: March 04, 2017, 06:14:34 PM »
I was thinking about forum names and thought I would start this thread.  It's a pretty common one on other forums.

Mine is obviously boring (just my first initial and last name).
There are lots of way more interesting ones here in this forum.
Tell us what significance yours has and how you came to pick it

« Last Edit: March 04, 2017, 06:16:21 PM by santoch »
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Re: How did you pick your forum name?
« Reply #1 on: March 04, 2017, 06:19:36 PM »
Mine is also boring...

It was going to be Natebrew, but that was apparently taken on the forum I first tried to make it on (the BN or homebrewtalk).  So, I added an 's' to make it more of a verb than a noun.
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Re: How did you pick your forum name?
« Reply #2 on: March 04, 2017, 06:26:25 PM »
I drink beer and whiskey and like to smoke cigars! Those are my "major vices"!

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Re: How did you pick your forum name?
« Reply #3 on: March 04, 2017, 06:39:25 PM »
Mine is a play on Hail State which is a common phrase at Mississippi State University where I used to work. I added y'all because that's what we say in the South. I thought about changing it since I no longer work MSU don't live in Mississippi anymore but I haven't. I have fond memories.

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Re: How did you pick your forum name?
« Reply #4 on: March 04, 2017, 06:41:06 PM »
Mine is a play on Hail State which is a common phrase at Mississippi State University where I used to work. I added y'all because that's what we say in the South. I thought about changing it since I no longer work MSU don't live in Mississippi anymore but I haven't. I have fond memories.

If you add an "e" to the abbreviation of AL it will still work. ;)

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Re: How did you pick your forum name?
« Reply #5 on: March 04, 2017, 06:58:07 PM »
Alewife was a woman who kept an alehouse historically. An Alewife is also a small fish. Being a female brewer kind of makes me a small fish in a big pond of mostly guy brewers and I keep my own alehouse for my Brit husband and friends....so, it was a no brainer. I added the "Y" to make it my own and give it the olde English spelling.
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Re: How did you pick your forum name?
« Reply #6 on: March 04, 2017, 07:42:15 PM »
I'm an Indiana University grad and a lifelong IU basketball fan (team name being the Hoosiers) , so it was a no brainer for me.
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Re: How did you pick your forum name?
« Reply #7 on: March 04, 2017, 07:50:21 PM »
Well, my name's Frank, and I brew on a cobbled together system of equipment that I collected on the cheap.
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Re: How did you pick your forum name?
« Reply #8 on: March 04, 2017, 08:47:49 PM »
It's my name....
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Re: How did you pick your forum name?
« Reply #9 on: March 04, 2017, 09:03:46 PM »
Erock is a nickname I picked up from a bandmate in college, and R.Ph. is the abbreviation for Registered Pharmacist (my profession). It has become my standard handle on internet forums over the years.
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Re: How did you pick your forum name?
« Reply #10 on: March 04, 2017, 09:38:58 PM »
my last name and the first letters in my first name.

easy since it was a log-in name at one university where I used to work
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Re: How did you pick your forum name?
« Reply #11 on: March 04, 2017, 10:05:32 PM »
I played in a band called "Surrounded by Jeds" in the early nineties. People shortened it to "The Jeds" and the three of us went by the names of Danny Jed, Tommy Jed, and Johnny Jed.
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Re: How did you pick your forum name?
« Reply #12 on: March 04, 2017, 10:29:20 PM »
I played in a band called "Surrounded by Jeds" in the early nineties. People shortened it to "The Jeds" and the three of us went by the names of Danny Jed, Tommy Jed, and Johnny Jed.


I like it. Ramones style.  :)
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How did you pick your forum name?
« Reply #13 on: March 04, 2017, 10:48:55 PM »
I home brew in 'Bama.  (boring)


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Re: How did you pick your forum name?
« Reply #14 on: March 05, 2017, 02:30:39 AM »
J.R.R Tolkien fans will recognize my name as the innkeeper of the Prancing Pony.
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