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#1 Amanda Thorpe

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Posted 19 June 2009 - 10:46 AM

Hello All

It occurs to me that we have some interesting screen names and it would be good to know why you chose them. This is something discussed for some time on the main forum which you might like to take a look at as it's quite interesting to see how people's minds work! The explanation for my old screen name, ohboyoklahoma is on the main forum.

You can explain your name here, on the main forum or both, or of course you can choose to be mysterious and refuse to say! :lol:

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Posted 19 June 2009 - 06:48 PM

I am not going to be mysterious - I have found that the one thing that helps me with this problem is to try to keep being cheerful, and of course, there is always someone worse off than me

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#3 Amanda Thorpe

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Posted 20 June 2009 - 10:24 AM

Hello Carole

Oh so true, someone's always worse off than you!

Recently I had a blistering sore thingy on my leg and prior to diagnosis I scoured the internet for blistering diseases, boy there ARE people worse off then me...I've seen the pictures!

Thankfully the thingy turned out to be a type of morphea.

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Posted 21 June 2009 - 08:29 PM

"Thankfully the thingy turned out to be a type of morphea."

Did you ever think you would be making a statement like that one day? :D

My user name jefa (pronounced Hay-fa) is the Spanish word for chief or boss in the feminine form. It was given to me by one of my assembly crew when I was working in manufacturing. It started out as a bit of sarcasm, but it has stuck with me all of these years. My husband sometimes calls me 'jefalump' as I collect elephants.
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Posted 22 June 2009 - 09:45 AM

My mum said I was 'one in a million' as I was born with damaged feet due to Thalidomide, the drug given to expectant mothers in the '60s.

I consider myself so lucky that it didn't affect my hands, as I would have had more problems if I had no fingers. :)

It has been my e-mail and user name in many places for ages.

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Posted 22 June 2009 - 10:17 AM

Hello All

I wondered about jefalump! We should have a new thread and call it things you never thought you'd say, it would run and run.

Ah yes the fingers, how on earth would we pick anything without them! :lol:
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Posted 22 June 2009 - 03:07 PM

Well, my screen name is a little different. I have been married for 7 years and with my husband for a total of 9 and recently he has decided that he needs "space" because he can't deal with things any more. He feels that when we are intimate that I don't really want it which is not true. Due to my lichens sclerosis it causes some vaginal dryness and he doesn't understand. He moved out a week ago and told me to be optimistic that everything would turn out better in the end... right!!!!

Mrs. Optimistic!!! (ha)
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Posted 23 June 2009 - 11:00 AM

Mrs Optimistic, Im so sorry to hear that your husband is not supportive of you when you need his understanding. Im glad you can still be optimistic in the circumstances, as a positive attitude can be a great help.
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Posted 24 June 2009 - 12:08 AM

Mrs. Optimistic it sure sounds like your man had the 7 year itch. He was the one that was not really wanting the intimacy. He wasn't the type that can weather a storm. Or even flow with the tides. I hope you find someone down the road who deserves you. Always be optimistic, it's better to always have a cup that is still half full.
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#10 Amanda Thorpe

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Posted 24 June 2009 - 03:42 AM

Mrs Optimistic

You could have used Mrs Resilient, Mrs Better off without you, Mrs Movin' On, or Mrs You don't know what you've got til it's gone!

You go girl!

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Posted 24 June 2009 - 08:52 AM

"Lillskuzi" is my screen name. It's not that exciting, actually, just a nickname that people used to call me at university, probably because it rhymes with "Susie".

I have been long intrigued as to the origins of "Ohboyoklahoma", though, Amanda!
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Posted 24 June 2009 - 09:38 AM

Hello Susie

I've pasted herewith the content of my post explaining the name Ohboyoklahoma!

"Well I thought I'd share the deep psycological significance of my current screen name of ohboyoklahoma!!

You see at college I studied theatre studies which involved learning about the great theatre practicioners one of whom set the foundations of the method later made famous by the Lee Strasbergh studio the rest is history.

Such a background left me with a thirst for great dramas with gritty dialogue and smouldering performances all of which I did not find in my favourite film of all time Dirty Rotten Scoundrels starring Michael Caine and Steve Martin. Steve Martin plays Ruprect described as the monkey boy.

We see him in an orange suit with the trousers too short, socks too high slicked forward hair and an eye patch, you get the picture. He sits perched on the bed next to a toilet with a large tyre hanging from a rope where he has been playing with his pans again. He walks with knuckles scraping the ground and utters in a nasal tone "mother?... not mother?" at every female.

Having been told he is being taken to Oklahoma he grabs his copper pans bangs them together and proceeds to run around the room shouting oklahoma oklahoma oklahoma oh boy oklahoma. We are told he'll enjoy the wide open spaces as he loves to run and run. The film is an oldie but a goodie, hilareous without being offensive and one of my family favourites.

Of course I would have to bang my pans to oh boy scleroderma scleroderma scleroderma!!"

As you can see totally illogical and completely silly! :D
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#13 Lillskuzi

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Posted 27 June 2009 - 02:00 AM

Hi Amanda

Well it's a lot more exciting than the origins of my screenname!
I might just have to change mine <_<

I quite like sprinting and dream of being as quick as Usain Bolt, so perhaps I could come up with something along those lines (by the way, I am not actually fast, I just like to pretend I am...wouldn't want to harbour any false impressions here...) ;)

Still, we can all dream :D

What about "Susain"...or something along those lines?
My real name is "Susan" so might work well?
Susie

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Posted 27 June 2009 - 11:11 AM

Hello Susie

What about Boltan? Sound like someone who should rule the galaxy! :lol:

Or sUsain? Or Speedy Susie, or Susie Bolted?

Face it they just get worse.
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