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What Is The Significance Of Your Screen Name?

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I use Christy because Chris was already taken. Have considered changing it to "Purr" for the same reason Shirley uses "Catty". :) Maybe I'll do that now!!!!


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I don't know how I missed this thread...... It's really not smac like "smack", but s for the initial of my first name and mac (abbreviation for McIntosh) from my maiden name and the numbers represent my birthday.


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I am usually Smurfgoddess, but I must have registered before and I could not remember my password so I went with Smurfette. The Smurf thing is because I am shorter than my kids who are now 19 and 24. When my son was 14 he already was taller than I was and said "My Goodness Mom, you are a Smurf" and the name stuck. I said if I am a Smurf, I am the Goddess of all Smurfs and so the name I always used was Smurfgoddess. The problem with the sign on occurred and so I used my alias, given by a dear friend, who loves my kids and ran with their appraisal of me. She calls me Smurfette when not using Smurfgoddess. So there it is in a long winded sort of way.....it is all my kids fault.


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Hello All,

 

How obvious is my screen name......do you think my name might be Amanda? How boring am I, actually I want to change it but don't know how.

 

The only significant part is 23 which comes from August 23rd , the date of my 10th wedding anniversary to my hunnybee and, wait for it.............the day I was inducted into the scleroderma hall of fame!!!!!!! get down!!!!!.......well I would if I could but I can't so I won't and if I did I coudn't get up again.

 

It was the day when Dr Garnett, rheumatologist to the Royal family, shook his head slowly and said "It's sclerodermaaaaaaaahahahahahahahaha!!!!!!!!!! You see unlike most people I had heard of scleroderma and seen what it can do to people as two weeks prior to my diagnosis I watched a film you will no doubt be familiar with called For Hope. When Dr Garnett said the S word all I could see was visions of the unfortunate woman's face from the film. When he then asked me if I had neck stiffness and could I pucker up I though Pal if I can't wave me bye bye as I fly out the window over your left shoulder as I know where this is going I've seen it.

 

I'm pretty sure the migraine I had the following day was stress related. Needless to say I now have the film and my diagnosis in perspective.

 

I think I might change my screen name to Oh boy Oklahoma! :lol::lol:

 

Take care.


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Barefut, I always did wonder about your name and everyone elses.

 

This was a great read, I enjoyed reading the origins of everyone's name. I never really had a nickname growing up. My brothers' friends called them by our last name which was annoying, cuz all of us (there's 7 of us brothers and sisters) would turn around. When I started working in the police department, one of my comrades posted razzle dazzle on my locker. It's a take on my last name, Razo. I liked it and used it (mostly for my e-mail). I've used Razzmatazz before. I wanted to use something different here so I like Razzberry.

 

 

Cool thread!!

 

 

the Razz

:lol:

 

Also because I like raspberries.


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JJ-Knitter? Initials of first and maiden names (I'm one of 5 JJ's in the family!) Knitter? Yeah, all the time! We had to move furniture last holiday to make room for the tree. That involved 2 old blanket chests I use as window seats. Wouldn't you know it, my Hubby wouldn't rest till they were emptied. Oh deary me, they were full of knitting wool~ :lol:

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Another great topic!

 

In 1987 I bought a 1967 red (hard top) Mustang. I drove it as my car for many years and people said it must be my alter ego. Car's plates are "Mutsy 67" and yes I still own it but it sits in the garage except for Sunday drives when the weather is nice.

 

Shari


Shari (AKA Mutsy)

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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 femail.

 

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!! :lol:

 

Amanda


Amanda Thorpe

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Sorry Jefa that would be logical. I've never been to Oklahoma although I did live in Illinois and Texas for 10 years.

 

Amanda


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My real name, DAWN, was taken already; so I picked this one (dawnie)--it's what my grandfather used to call me. I just hope the computer never logs me off, cause I'm sure I'll forget it--that's why I always stick with my real name for usernames and stuff (can't remember anything else) HA-HA!!!!

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Awww! Mine is so boring compared to everybody else's! This is such a fun thread!

 

I used my name and my daughter's initials; we've always gone by Janet and Noelle on cards, correspondence, etc., since the day she was born.

We are considered the Siamese twins of the family, who have gone through separation. (J)anet (A)nd (N)oelle. Q is for my last name.

 

I should change it to Nommy! My daughter and I text each other frequently, something 13 year olds love to do, as anyone with a teen can attest! I call her Honey, but one day I misspelled Honey, and said "Hi Boney!" It stuck! She sent me a text back and said, "Hi Nommy!" And that's stuck!

 

My girl is my lifesaver and shining light! :wub: Just had to add that!

 

Janet ^_^

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I tried so many names, all were unaccepible, in frustration I punched thisisme and it was accepted. Now I`m stuck with it :-(


Take care.

Lynne

 

A trouble shared is halved, a joy shared is doubled

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Hi, me. :D

 

If you would like to have a more suitable name, I can help you find something and change it for you. You can change it yourself through My Controls in the yellow tool bar. PM me with possibles and I can check against the register.


Warm wishes,

Jefa

 

Carrie Maddoux

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I chose Living as my screen name in honor of the 15 years plus of living with this terrible disease. I remember having the doctor tell me to go home, get my affairs in order, and in other words there is not much to do about it. I don't use that doctor any more. I would leave his office feeling like a hypochondriac with none of my issues resolved. He was the only rheumatologist here at the time. I was fortunate that when we had a new doctor come to town, my general doctor. gave me a referral. The amazing thing is that she was an associate in the same clinic with my "old" doctor. I have made progress and am never made to feel like a bother or hypochondriac. I am not cured but I am gratefully alive!

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Living Linda,

As you and most of us know - getting the right doctor(s) is the most important thing when dealing with this disease and others like it. We know we'll never be cured, but we sure can get it to where it's manageable. At least I have and it sounds like you have as well.

 

Big Hugs,


Janey Willis

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Hi Carrie, No thank you, I am now happy with it, thisisme, I am who I am, with all my foibles, CREST and whatever.

 

I feel a song coming on, so am going to read, instead..............Don`t wish to deafen you all :-)


Take care.

Lynne

 

A trouble shared is halved, a joy shared is doubled

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What type of dog is Amber Jolie? Maybe you could use a picture of her for your avatar. My avator are my two cats - Houdi and Tomas. They're not brothers but they sure act like it.

 

Love seeing you jump into posting and letting us know more about you.

 

Big Hugs,


Janey Willis

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(Retired) ISN News Director

(Retired) ISN Technical Writer for Training Manuals

International Scleroderma Network (ISN)

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