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Posted: 6/12/2003 3:45:29 AM EST
Hey, I've noticed some pretty interesting screen names and signatures. How about some insight on why you call yourself what you do and/or what your signature means (if it's not obvious). L'man [marines]
Link Posted: 6/12/2003 4:01:38 AM EST
I think mine is obvious. I'm sure nobody would think I'm a Dem-uhhh-crat.
Link Posted: 6/12/2003 4:09:34 AM EST
ok, well... Matthew is my first name, and Q is my middle initial. Also a play on 'Matthew Quigley' from Quigley Down Under. My signature is kinda a spoof on that 'know jeebus, know peace, no jeebus no peace' But I'll change my sig after a couple months.
Link Posted: 6/12/2003 4:10:58 AM EST
Judge Dredd.[img]http://www.funtigo.com/go?i=i485313_77659.jpg[/img] I loved the comic books, hated the movie. Sig line: Army of Darkness. That movie has more good/bad one liners then any other movie ever made.
Link Posted: 6/12/2003 4:38:36 AM EST
PONY_DRIVER I'm a Mustang nut and it was my first e-mail address way back when. My sig line used to read "Your little car [I]is[/I] my crumple zone." after I got into a pissing contest on Michael Moore's website with some phucker who didn't feel safe in his geo metro with my big scary truck on the road. My current sigline is a poke at my account being locked for sparring with a staff member here at ARFCOM. Besides authority needs to eb questioned from time to time.
Link Posted: 6/12/2003 4:44:49 AM EST
Mine is the cartridge I shoot in USPSA/IPSC competition. A 9 x 23 with a thicker case to withstand the pressures of pushing a 124 grain bullet at 1420 fps. I need to change my sig line since my accuracy is on the rise.
Link Posted: 6/12/2003 4:44:50 AM EST
Energizer: I keep going... Signature: Look at it: it changes every now & then, but right now its for telling everyone about the AR15.com watches...
Link Posted: 6/12/2003 4:54:51 AM EST
ZX2-- My fun car. Dragon-- My involvement in the martial arts and my love for all things with the classic dragon.
Link Posted: 6/12/2003 5:00:14 AM EST
<---------Ha,HA,HA My eyes are a little smaller. Is there a way to save you sig line so you don't have to retype everytime???
Link Posted: 6/12/2003 5:09:04 AM EST
Stoney Point? I guess it all stems from a fishing website where I post occasionally, Stoney Point Road was a launching location for many of my ice fishing trips on a local lake. I liked how it sounded much better than the road our cottage was on...that one being Sunset Point road. My sig line? Think about it...it makes too much sense.
Link Posted: 6/12/2003 5:12:25 AM EST
Originally Posted By ScottG: Is there a way to save you sig line so you don't have to retype everytime???
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Yes, go into "profile" you'll see "Site Signature" type it in there.
Link Posted: 6/12/2003 5:54:44 AM EST
Thank you [bow]
Link Posted: 6/12/2003 7:10:28 AM EST
I'm just this guy, you know...?
Link Posted: 6/12/2003 7:15:18 AM EST
Link Posted: 6/12/2003 7:22:47 AM EST
Link Posted: 6/12/2003 7:27:46 AM EST
Mine is my old MOS (CH46E crewcheif)
Link Posted: 6/12/2003 7:28:20 AM EST
Originally Posted By Paul: Paul is my first name (duhh), my avitar is a tank blast from my most recent favorite video game (C&C Red Alert) and my signature line is one I've been using for six years between the old AR15 mail list and here. I modified the line last year adding just two words, "under God", after all the crap about the pledge came up. I think we all need to stand back and celebrate our rights. The Second Amendment defines your God given right to self defense and the right to bear arms to do so. This is an American tradition that dates back several hundred years and you need exercise that right as often as possible. Choosing fine firearms only makes sense as life is too short to suffer with poorly built ones.
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Not a long post, not a terribly significant one either. But, damn, it sure is a good one. I concur!
Link Posted: 6/12/2003 7:30:12 AM EST
I used to play an old Amiga video game called "Fighter Bomber". If you picked "Buckaroo" as your call sign, you would have unlimited weapons for your mission. Buckaroo has been my call sign for practically every thing since. My sig line come from Dana Lyon's hilarious song, "Cows with Guns". Check out [url]www.cowswithguns.com[/url] Listen to the song here: [url]http://play.mp3.com/cgi-bin/play/play.cgi/AAIBQkalCQDABG5vcm1QLAAAAFIQnQEAUQEAAABDU3iwP­H6T3.egUjIBbLkRNV6pIgo-/Cows_With_Guns.m3u[/url]
Link Posted: 6/12/2003 7:30:54 AM EST
[Last Edit: 6/12/2003 7:41:53 AM EST by M4_Aiming_at_U]
I wanted a PC name so my posts wouldnt scare any Anti's or DU'ers on the board. So. I chose my first, middle and last name for me Member Name. [:D]
Link Posted: 6/12/2003 7:33:36 AM EST
Well my screen name is an abbreviation of my name, George Wiggins. And my signature needs no explanation.
Link Posted: 6/12/2003 7:40:46 AM EST
Everyone hates the taxman, most people hate me. figure out the sig line.
Link Posted: 6/12/2003 7:43:21 AM EST
Here's me at my summer job in between my first and second years of college. [img]http://home.wi.rr.com/antigov/shitty_job.jpg[/img]
Link Posted: 6/12/2003 7:45:13 AM EST
Link Posted: 6/12/2003 7:48:09 AM EST
Red_Beard, Are you in NC or SC in that pic?
Link Posted: 6/12/2003 7:48:49 AM EST
I believe mine is rather obvious. Of the three AI's I own, the Lapua (AWM) is my favourite.
Link Posted: 6/12/2003 7:53:16 AM EST
Originally Posted By M4_Aiming_at_U: Red_Beard, Are you in NC or SC in that pic?
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Devil's lake area in north dakota during august. We were staking out a line across a marsh for ducks unlimited so they could build a dike.
Link Posted: 6/12/2003 8:04:28 AM EST
[Last Edit: 6/12/2003 8:06:09 AM EST by u-baddog]
This is what the voices in my head yell over and over...... The pic is a friend of mine that died. The sig line something of a personal mantra. I hope everything turns out ok [b]but be ready when it doesn't.[/b] I am a optimistic, pessimist [whacko]
Link Posted: 6/12/2003 8:05:15 AM EST
Originally Posted By Red_Beard: Devil's lake area in north dakota during august. We were staking out a line across a marsh for ducks unlimited so they could build a dike.
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Ohh ok. Yeah, I guess there arent too many dikes in ND considering there arent too many liberals in that state [:p]
Link Posted: 6/12/2003 8:05:43 AM EST
"Roadrunner" I can be seen running up and down roads here in the Southwest on my Harley... my signature is well known lyrics from the Beatles "white album"..... sort of a satire of their satire.... --RR
Link Posted: 6/12/2003 8:06:01 AM EST
[Last Edit: 6/12/2003 8:07:38 AM EST by Zaphod]
Zaphod is a main character in what has to be the most hysterical series of books ever written. It's also short, easy to remember, sounds cool, and can be easily abbreviated as "Z". My signature line speaks for itself... Edited to add: and before you ask, my avatar is Sam Fisher of [i]Splinter Cell[/i] fame.
Link Posted: 6/12/2003 8:10:14 AM EST
Ohh ok. Yeah, I guess there aren't too many dikes in ND considering there aren't too many liberals in that state
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Not unless you count the crybaby farmers who consistently vote in socialist demorat senators.
Link Posted: 6/12/2003 8:18:18 AM EST
My screen name is pretty obvious, I'm not very original. My current sig line is a tribute to [b]Imbroglio[/b]
Link Posted: 6/12/2003 8:27:08 AM EST
[Last Edit: 6/12/2003 8:47:32 AM EST by C4iGrant]
C4I= Command, Control, Computers, Communication and Intel. Grant= My first name. C4I is the type of work I did in Navy and do now for USAF. The pic is of Naval Security Group Attachment Northwest which was my last command. My sig line is my companies website. To read more about NSGA Northwest and to see some pics of the facility go here: [url]http://cryptome2.org/moyock-eyeball.htm[/url] NSGA Northwest was also written about in the book Puzzle Palace, but was never named outright... [url]http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0140067485/102-5141625-7748905?vi=customer-reviews[/url] C4
Link Posted: 6/12/2003 8:39:02 AM EST
I like the band The Offspring... especially their song "Bad Habit" The sig line, well, it's what I did in the Army.
Link Posted: 6/12/2003 8:50:19 AM EST
I got it off a hair drier.
Link Posted: 6/12/2003 9:34:32 AM EST
It's what you do... Sig changes like the wind...
Link Posted: 6/12/2003 9:36:02 AM EST
Screename is name of 1960's era CIA run LSD program..... sig line courtesy of Bart Simpson.... t
Link Posted: 6/12/2003 9:58:59 AM EST
[Last Edit: 6/12/2003 10:03:38 AM EST by pale_pony]
The name is twofold: 1> I have an ultra-rare preban Colt AR15 SP1 in the collection. It's factory original nickel steel that is a white rifle instead of a "black rifle". (No, it is not a Cavalry Arms color arrangement. It's bone-stock Colt with a certified letter of origin and authenticity from the factory) 2> My Harley Davidson VRSCA "VROD" that is unpainted bare metal anodized aluminum, making it a Pale Pony too. (see avatar) The sig line changes almost weekly with whatever whim struck me as funny at the time.
Link Posted: 6/12/2003 10:04:59 AM EST
From Miriam/Webster online: "One entry found for Fenian. Main Entry: Fe·ni·an Pronunciation: 'fE-nE-&n Function: noun Etymology: Irish féinne, plural of fiann, legendary band of Irish warriors Date: 1816 1 : a member of a legendary band of warriors defending Ireland in the 2d and 3d centuries A.D. 2 : a member of a secret 19th century Irish and Irish-American organization dedicated to the overthrow of British rule in Ireland". I'll add the 3rd: 3 : disparaging term used by British soldiers, the RUC, and Loyalists/Unionists for any Catholic in the six counties with a hint of nationalism...used almost exclusively with the suffix "bastard" hehehe. The phrase is often times uttered immediately prior to some poor fool getting the shite kicked out of him. There are a few here who know exactly what I mean. Obviously, I chose that name due to some fairly strong Irish nationalist sentiment...and also, because not too many people know that the Fenians in the US right after the Civil War invaded Canada hehehe...with the thought of stealing it from the Brits. More than you'll ever want to know about this adventure can be found here: [url] http://www.acsu.buffalo.edu/~dbertuca/g/FenianRaid.html[/url] History buffs may actually enjoy this detailed account of what happened. Needless to say, it didnt' work...but ya got to love 'em for trying hehehe. My sig is a line from the speech Patrick Henry Pearse (how could you NOT grow up to be a revolutionary with a name like that!) gave at the funeral of the great Fenian Jeramiah O'Donovan Rossa in Dublin, 1915. This speech lit the fuse for the Easter Rising in 1916. Although the context is Irish, as Americans we can appreciate this sentiment too. The whole speech is here: [url]http://website.lineone.net/~pearsebaby/ROSSA2.htm[/url] Oh yeah...14 other people on comcast.net had the same idea, so I'm # 15 [:D] And this history lesson is brought to you free of charge!
Link Posted: 6/12/2003 10:27:10 AM EST
<----------- Dang ol' Boomholzer, man, tell you 'bout my screen-name man. Woowee da name is kinda a phonetic rym’in composition man made up of da Howitzer machinegun man, the character “Boomhauer”; cause he’s a stud with naked chicks I tell ya man, and just “Boom” cause I like to blow things up and shoot stuff with that dang ol' rifles.
Link Posted: 6/12/2003 10:41:28 AM EST
[Last Edit: 6/12/2003 10:41:47 AM EST by Johnphin]
I use Johnphin, because when I was in high school, my youth minister's name was Danphin. He was pretty much the only reason I got on AOL IM, so when I had to pick a name, I picked Johnphin so I wouldn't have to worry about picking a name that someone else had. He picked it because his name was Danny and he liked the Miami Dolphins. My signature line: [:|] Has anyone seen my bullet hose?... [rolleyes] My signature line is a jab at the stupid Violence Policy Center description of "semi-automatic assault weapons" as "bullet hoses."
Link Posted: 6/12/2003 10:50:27 AM EST
My carry weapon is a Beretta Cougar 8045 My sig line? Well, it is what it is.
Link Posted: 6/12/2003 10:55:55 AM EST
Screename = love my kids Sig line = Qoute by Jim Elliot - one of 5 missionaries that where killed by the Auca Indians in Equador in the 50's. his wife eventually was able to make contact with the same tribe and share Christ with them. I could not live up to the qoute but it does serve to remind me daily to try. DD
Link Posted: 6/12/2003 11:09:41 AM EST
Served in the desert in 91. My sig line is from Hienlin's Starship Troopers, one of the best books I every read.
Link Posted: 6/12/2003 11:16:10 AM EST
BigJ491 (BigJ was a nickname in college) Big=I used to be fat J=1st letter of my 1st name 491=Old unit number for PD I used to work for
Link Posted: 6/12/2003 11:23:17 AM EST
Link Posted: 6/12/2003 11:31:48 AM EST
Green Furniture by accident and now because most of my rifles have it. Sig line? Well, I think I'm Jim Jones donchaknow? My sig line elsewhere is "Gage Wrecker and Towing" and I added "We'll bowl you over" as an indicator which nobody has gotten yet. Shame too. I thought you guys watched that thing once upon a time. Guess not.
Link Posted: 6/12/2003 11:38:40 AM EST
My first name is Charlie. About ten years ago, a good buddy of mine at the time was really into porn. I asked him what my porn name would be if I were a "star". After a moment of deep thought, he replied "Chuck Hammer." It stuck as a cheesy nickname. Sig line: The Virginia state flag shows the Roman goddess Virtus, representing the spirit of the Commonwealth, having just slayed a tyrant and standing with her foot on his chest. Across the bottom of the flag are the words "Sic Semper Tyrannis", meaning "Thus Always to Tyrants."
Link Posted: 6/12/2003 11:50:37 AM EST
I've been YB (belli for short 'cause I do have a buddha belli) for so long. I got the name playing a game and it's stuck ever since. There are actually people in real life who only know me as belli. The .sig - It changes from time to time. I read the ninja line on a site yesterday and it stuck. My email .sig has been the same for a long time --> 'No man can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude without finally getting bewildered as to which may be true.' -Hawthorne
Link Posted: 6/12/2003 12:32:12 PM EST
Originally Posted By chuckhammer: My first name is Charlie. About ten years ago, a good buddy of mine at the time was really into porn. I asked him what my porn name would be if I were a "star". After a moment of deep thought, he replied "Chuck Hammer." It stuck as a cheesy nickname.
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And all this time, I thought it came from Charles Martel ("The Hammer"), who was the father of Charlemagne. I feel a little cheated that is is a cheesy porn name. [;)]
Link Posted: 6/12/2003 12:34:25 PM EST
I used to collect the old Silver Age comic "The Doom Patrol", I later started using it in online games, discussion forums etc. A friend once said if I ever led a patrol it probably would be doomed so I guess it fits to some degree. My signature is usually something I find funny, current sig's from Die Hard with a Vengeance.
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