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Re:Where did your alias come from?
« Reply #40 on: August 19, 2003, 12:12:51 pm »

Q:  WTF is a "rampy"?

in the simpsons episode where ms. krabbable was nominated for teacher of the year, one catagory was most handicapped accesible school, and homer said "who's gonna get the rampy?"
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Re:Where did your alias come from?
« Reply #41 on: August 19, 2003, 01:29:12 pm »
Quote

in the simpsons episode where ms. krabbable was nominated for teacher of the year, one catagory was most handicapped accesible school, and homer said "who's gonna get the rampy?"

ROFL! That always cracks me up
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Re:Where did your alias come from?
« Reply #42 on: August 19, 2003, 03:32:28 pm »
On this board and several others, I have been using ErikRuud which is my real name, but I used to use "Ekker" a lot.  That was how my sister used to say my name when she was about three.

I wonder how many people have figured out my avatar yet?
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Re:Where did your alias come from?
« Reply #43 on: August 19, 2003, 07:31:56 pm »
Mine's from two places. Tailgunner was one of Cinematronic's early vector games, and it was my grandfather's job discription during his stint in the Air Force in WWII.

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Re:Where did your alias come from?
« Reply #44 on: August 20, 2003, 10:23:38 am »
TG, I had that one figured out (at least the first part). It was one of my favorites as well.
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Re:Where did your alias come from?
« Reply #45 on: August 20, 2003, 03:05:43 pm »
I wonder how many people have figured out my avatar yet?

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Re:Where did your alias come from?
« Reply #46 on: August 20, 2003, 03:29:10 pm »
No, It's not a leprechaun, but I'm surprised that something like that wasn't in the movie.
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Re:Where did your alias come from?
« Reply #47 on: August 20, 2003, 04:18:05 pm »
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Re:Where did your alias come from?
« Reply #48 on: August 20, 2003, 11:06:46 pm »
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Re:Where did your alias come from?
« Reply #49 on: August 21, 2003, 12:29:28 am »
No brainer here.   Added the A to differ from the Bob already here.

BobA

oh... I mentally pronounce your name as boba like boba fett instead of as Bob ... A

*shrug* the things you learn...

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Re:Where did your alias come from?
« Reply #50 on: August 21, 2003, 03:08:45 pm »
Cyberpunk is an "old-school" term used to describe what is commonly known today as a hacker, but without the malicious intent.

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Re:Where did your alias come from?
« Reply #51 on: August 21, 2003, 03:34:29 pm »
CyberPunk is also the term used to classify the SciFi books by William Gibson, Bruce Sterling and some others.
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Re:Where did your alias come from?
« Reply #52 on: August 21, 2003, 03:46:02 pm »
CyberPunk is also the term used to classify the SciFi books by William Gibson, Bruce Sterling and some others.

i knew i'd heard it before somewhere...
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Re:Where did your alias come from?
« Reply #53 on: August 21, 2003, 04:06:58 pm »
It was and still is a very cool Role Playing Game (much like D&D).

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Re:Where did your alias come from?
« Reply #54 on: August 21, 2003, 04:32:28 pm »
No brainer here.   Added the A to differ from the Bob already here.

BobA

oh... I mentally pronounce your name as boba like boba fett instead of as Bob ... A

*shrug* the things you learn...

Rampy

ditto


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Re:Where did your alias come from?
« Reply #55 on: August 21, 2003, 04:33:29 pm »
My Bike....
a specialized rockhopper
need I say more?

A friend of mine at Texas A&M had that exact same bike, except he hand-polished the thing down to the bare aluminum so it would shine.


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Re:Where did your alias come from?
« Reply #56 on: August 21, 2003, 07:12:30 pm »
yeah? well actually my bike has a few stone chips around the place so.....no!.....must......concentrate on......building cocktail cabinet

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Re:Where did your alias come from?
« Reply #57 on: August 21, 2003, 07:50:27 pm »
got it from the simpsons where marge gets the Canyonaro and bart puts on the chicken and dances around he says i am "Baron Von Chickenpants" I use that on alot of boards but it was to long for here so "chichenpants"


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Re:Where did your alias come from?
« Reply #58 on: August 21, 2003, 11:52:50 pm »
Everquest characters...

I was into ska... and created a bard

Skadancer

Then I created a necromancer

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Then I created a gnome necro

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Then I created a halfling druid

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Re:Where did your alias come from?
« Reply #59 on: August 22, 2003, 10:03:59 am »
I sed to work with a guy whose last name was Wilczek, which is supposedly Polish for Little Wolf.
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Re:Where did your alias come from?
« Reply #60 on: August 24, 2003, 02:18:30 am »
My last name is Knotts and my friends think I am nuts.  So Knuttz is my nic.
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Re:Where did your alias come from?
« Reply #61 on: August 24, 2003, 11:25:24 am »
Wizards - the film by Ralph Bakshi?

On this board and several others, I have been using ErikRuud which is my real name, but I used to use "Ekker" a lot.  That was how my sister used to say my name when she was about three.

I wonder how many people have figured out my avatar yet?
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Re:Where did your alias come from?
« Reply #62 on: August 25, 2003, 09:25:00 am »
I hate telling this story, because "nips" is also my nickname in real life, and I'm actually introduced to most people as nips through my friends (in which case, I'm then obligated to tell this stupid story)

I had a best friend in High School named Mike Krilivsky.  I guess people thought it was supposed to be pronounced Kir-lip-ski so they called him Nips (which kinda rhymes)..  So I always called him Nips.  When I started hanging around all of his friends from his old town (which are all my friends now), they had no idea why I was calling him Nips, but that's how they remebered me, so it stuck to me instead.

Now, EVERYONE (girlfriends, girlfriend's PARENTS, some family, MOST friends, etc) call me nips.  Hell I'm even "Nips" to my best friend's 2 year old.. (hehe he tries so hard "NITS!! NITS!!!!!!!!!" hehe

Consider yourselves priveledged cause I HATE telling that story (would be a LOT more interesting if I had like a 3rd nipple or something).

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Re:Where did your alias come from?
« Reply #63 on: August 25, 2003, 12:38:36 pm »
Saint,

Yes, Wizards! You are on the right track!!!

And the characters name was??

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Re:Where did your alias come from?
« Reply #64 on: August 25, 2003, 03:52:39 pm »
*flex*

I'd recognize Ralph's work anywhere I think. I can't recall the character's name and I loaned out my copy of Wizards... Do you know how hard it is to find out anything about Wizards on the web?

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Re:Where did your alias come from?
« Reply #65 on: August 25, 2003, 07:43:19 pm »
I hate telling this story, because "nips" is also my nickname in real life, and I'm actually introduced to most people as nips through my friends (in which case, I'm then obligated to tell this stupid story)

I had a best friend in High School named Mike Krilivsky.  I guess people thought it was supposed to be pronounced Kir-lip-ski so they called him Nips (which kinda rhymes)..  So I always called him Nips.  When I started hanging around all of his friends from his old town (which are all my friends now), they had no idea why I was calling him Nips, but that's how they remebered me, so it stuck to me instead.

Now, EVERYONE (girlfriends, girlfriend's PARENTS, some family, MOST friends, etc) call me nips.  Hell I'm even "Nips" to my best friend's 2 year old.. (hehe he tries so hard "NITS!! NITS!!!!!!!!!" hehe

Consider yourselves priveledged cause I HATE telling that story (would be a LOT more interesting if I had like a 3rd nipple or something).

--NipsMG  ;D

I was thinking something more along the line of the Seinfeld episode with Elaine's christmas card incident...

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Re:Where did your alias come from?
« Reply #66 on: August 26, 2003, 09:39:39 am »
Saint,

The characters name was ........ Avatar ! ;D

It's not that hard to find on the internet, although I have not found a true fan site yet.

The Internet Movie Database entry

Animation Cells from Wizards

Petition for a DVD release

More Cells and drawings

A Review of the movie

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Re:Where did your alias come from?
« Reply #67 on: August 26, 2003, 01:11:01 pm »
I guess I don't really need an explanation on mine...next time you're playing any classic game, just look up and I'll be there!  ;D

Actually, I had a character named One-Up in a comic book I was writing after high school (like most things I did back then, it was never finished).  The character was a cyberspace hacker, who "got his name from an ancient video game reference."  I was RMFX (RM are my initials, FX is what I do for a living) on the old message board, so when the new board started up, and I had to create an actual login, I took it as a chance to update my alias.

1UP is an obvious game reference, is even easier to type than RMFX, and comes up pretty much first in the member list!  Also, it fits perfectly with my competitive nature, you know, my drive to "one up" everyone else...  ;)  I've yet to see anyone use it, so...1UP.

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Re:Where did your alias come from?
« Reply #68 on: August 26, 2003, 04:16:08 pm »
Cyberpunk is an "old-school" term used to describe what is commonly known today as a hacker, but without the malicious intent.

I used to play an RPG called Cyberpunk....very cool Blade Runnerish type of game..
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Re:Where did your alias come from?
« Reply #69 on: August 30, 2003, 02:06:29 pm »
My name is Jake.  Jakobud was some childhood nickname. Not sure from where exactly.  Now I use it on all forums/boards and when playing online games.
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Re:Where did your alias come from?
« Reply #70 on: September 01, 2003, 05:00:09 am »
NAH - not a hoser
After my friends and I watched Strange Brew, instead of just quoting the movie for the rest of the day, or even the rest of the week, it just became part of our vocabulary. (I have a border collie that you can tell to 'take off' and she'll leave you alone) I just put it down as my screen name to clear things up.

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Re:Where did your alias come from?
« Reply #71 on: September 01, 2003, 05:51:00 am »
me, eitt???

i really forget it, maybe mistype

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Re:Where did your alias come from?
« Reply #72 on: September 01, 2003, 02:40:15 pm »
Len Dykstra from the Phillies was always called "Nails", as in he's tough as nails....

When I first started playing LAN games, it just wasn't cool to use your own name in Doom, so I thought Nails with a "z" sounded ok, and I couldn't think of anything better and it stuck.  Have had that name for the last 9 years.

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Re:Where did your alias come from?
« Reply #73 on: September 01, 2003, 08:04:14 pm »
Star Wars. Still my favorite after all this time. IG-88 was an Assassin / combat droid hired by the Empire along with a few other bounty hunters to track down the Millennium Falcon.
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Re:Where did your alias come from?
« Reply #74 on: September 15, 2003, 04:48:53 pm »
HeadRusch...My  last name is Rusch...you know, sounds like "RUSH"......and yeah I've done alot of Whippets in my day so.....it seemed a natural fit.

I've used alot of Handles (ugh, thats what we called em back in our Commodore 64 BBS days kiddies!!!) over the years but when I hit the internet, HeadRusch stuck.

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Re:Where did your alias come from?
« Reply #75 on: September 19, 2003, 10:09:13 pm »
Well being in the audio / video editing field we use video tape. When a machines tape guides are out of alignment the tape will ride over the guide too high or too low causing the outer edge of the tape to have a slight bend to it. This will cause mistracking / audio mutes so when we fault a tape with this problem we say the tape has "Edgedamage"
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Re:Where did your alias come from?
« Reply #76 on: September 20, 2003, 08:45:12 pm »
I like Beer, and sometimes lots of it simple as that, i have used the alias since around 1998 for my email, irc , and quake 1/2/3

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Re:Where did your alias come from?
« Reply #77 on: September 22, 2003, 05:24:18 pm »
In high school I was one of those crazy longhaired stoners that played in a band.  I dyed my hair blonde right after the album No rest for the Wicked came out, and since my middle name is Zack, it was pretty easy to shift over to 'Zakk'.  

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Re:Where did your alias come from?
« Reply #78 on: September 23, 2003, 07:11:02 pm »
Well, mine was given to me after beating the snot out another guy in basic training - witnesses said that during the melee I quit speaking English and my fists were just a blur.  So I became known as Taz - drill instructor even took me out to get Taz tattooed on my arm afterward - and this was about 15 years ago (before Taz became a popular tattoo, t-shirt design, knick knacks, etc) Being that I have stained skin with his image - the nick name kind of "stuck" with me. 8)

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Re:Where did your alias come from?
« Reply #79 on: September 24, 2003, 09:50:12 am »
Mine is a combination of my love for early arcade machines and some brutally, scarring abduction experiences...

the probing...

Oh God, the probing...

Ok...better now...  ;D

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