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    When I first opened this account on EP I was

    not known as FriendlyBryan. I had another name that wasn't so friendly. In fact, I was a bit of an *** hole. I met someone here who really got into my head. She never reads my stories so she will never see this but she really had a big impact on me and she inspired me to change...
    FriendlyBryan FriendlyBryan 41-45, M 6 Responses Jan 20

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    Since I love a band one direction,

    I took zayn's catch phrase 'what's happening' but pronounced as so> because I think it's a great phrase because it's dedication of them and when people read it they'll get it(:
    vaashapenin vaashapenin 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    I was a baker/cook in the Navy,

    kneading the bread duffs reminds one of a nice firm breasts! thus KneadingKnockers
    KneadingNockers57 KneadingNockers57 56-60, M Apr 10

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    Nom De Plume

    It's sort of an adaptation of a nickname a fellow gave me on a yahoo group, and stems from my deep love of the Grey Jay, or Whiskey 'Jack'. Here is the story I wrote about it and have posted on my 360 blog: I am an artist and wood carver. Some of my other passions are beadwork...
    JackGrey JackGrey 51-55, F 4 Responses Nov 21, 2007

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    Maqeurious At school we had twin boys called

    Aqeurious and Constantine. I misheard his name and thought it was Maqeurious. I thought it was wicked, and stole it. Have used that name for the past 10 years while doing anything online and even made a nickname out of it. So I'm Maqeurious, or Maqi for short (reposted from...
    maqeurious maqeurious 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    Several years ago, I read the book "The Embers

    of Heaven" by Alma Alexander. I won't explain exactly who Xeian is or her significance in the overall plot, because it's something of a spoiler -- but the book itself is beautiful, historical fantasy and poetry in motion, a sweeping saga of change and loss and love and...
    xeian xeian 26-30, F Apr 10

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    My favorite book is The Little Prince

    and my favorite character (besides the little prince himself) is the fox. In the story, the fox tells the little prince that if he tames him, they will be unique to each other. Since this is my favorite part of the story, I made my username tamingthefox.
    tamingthefox tamingthefox 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    Mine is PrincessJForever I'm a princess.

    . My bf calls me princess My first name starts with a J I'll be a princess forever
    PrincessJForever PrincessJForever 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 28

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    Okay. I Have A Story To Write.

    Well. Since I know that I wrote that I don't want to change my username anymore. Well. I did it. I find out that supermother2010 is not  me anymore. So I changed to mother1983. I'm a mother of a daughter and I was born in the year 1983. I was trying to change it to mother2010...
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F 7 Responses May 30, 2012

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    My username is NatsukiKuroneko.

    Natsuki is a Japanese name which means summer moon. I'm not a Japanese but I love Anime. :) Also, summer moon because the moon could be seen clearly during summer since the sky is less cloudy. I like the moon because of its gentle light which somehow reflects my shy and weak...
    NatsukiKuroneko NatsukiKuroneko 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    serachii, Sera- Seraphime,

    I met an angel here on earth, he met chii (me), who's definitely smiling face, they've become bestfriend until fall inlove with each other, but it didn't work out in the end, because they have to grow up.
    serachii serachii 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    Erotica

     Nothing sentimental or profound about my username. Simply a title of an erotica novel based on the BDSM lifestyle written by Shayla Black. And as an individual interested in the lifestyle and in the process of writing my own erotica novel, it just seemed logical.And so...
    wickedties wickedties 41-45, F 28 Responses Jan 17, 2010

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    I wanted something totally anonymous.

    ... Smashed was written on my water bottle. I like the number 1. And there you have it.
    smashed1 smashed1 31-35, F 10 Responses Mar 16

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    PaganPoet is no more.

    Back in June, I quickly needed to change my username to escape detection from my then-wife. I chose PaganPoet in a hurry. Contrary to the assumptions of most people who don't know me, I am neither a Pagan nor a Poet. The name comes from a Bjork song, Pagan Poetry, on her album...
    SleeplessKnight SleeplessKnight 41-45, M 10 Responses Dec 4, 2013

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    S74rxed (Star-Crossed)

    I found my way to EP several years ago because I was in emotional crisis. Going through some crap with my husband (we are still trudging along, same old crap though) at the time, and had been thinking about an old friend waaay too much - not quite an ex because we never were a...
    S74rxed S74rxed 31-35, F 5 Responses Aug 5, 2013

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    jacksee66 jacksee66 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 26

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    The Ice Dragon was born into the world

    as a cold, bitter soul died. Before the many winters froze it too, it was a snowflake that danced in the wind, floating freely in life. But after many years, the snowflake landed and it stuck to the ground. Its warmth had been long lost. An angry, but well meaning creature...
    IcyDragon IcyDragon 16-17, F 6 Responses Feb 7

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    How Plain Old John Became Atomicbelly

    My username was given to me by my kids. It has nothing whatsever to do with loud and devastating explosions connected to one's stomach usually associated with beans, brussels sprouts or dodgy curries. When my kids were in their superhero phase it was great fun to pounce on me...
    Atomicbelly Atomicbelly 41-45, M 4 Responses Nov 24, 2007

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    MidnightsMuse - I chose this name

    because I am a night owl. I have insomnia some nights so I am up well after the kids are sleeping. That is where the midnight part of my name comes from. Muse means an artists inspiration. Well I am not an artist but usually during these late sleepless nights I get inspirations...
    MidnightsMuse MidnightsMuse 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 20

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    Once upon a time I saw the phrase "her

    sphinx-like smile" in a book I was reading and, upon looking it up, found that it meant "mysterious, not allowing people to know what one is thinking." That reminded me of myself so from then on the name Sphinx became the name of my shameless self-insert in a fantasy story I was...
    LordSphinx LordSphinx 13-15 Mar 31

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    Its my fantasy too find myself in a crowd

    where I can't make a quick exit and someone say who spilled something. With a red face I would say puddles mine and live in the moment of other peoples reaction to me.
    puddlesmine puddlesmine 22-25 1 Response Mar 21

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    Well; ProjectGwyn101 Gwyn - my name is

    William GWYN Howard Elger-Grogan Heron Heron-Maxwell Tweed Baylay Eastwick-Field-Prior-Willeard 101 - my lucky number Project - someone had already taken "Gwyn101" so I had to add more words in. So wherever you are "Gwyn101" I will find you and kill you.
    projectgwyn101 projectgwyn101 16-17, M Apr 8

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    Color Me Stupid.

    I get really bummed out, person after person, saying how my name is a put down to myself and asking why I set it as that. For one, I am not stupid, and I know that. Color me stupid is lyrics from my favorite band, in one of their best songs.  When I was 14 or 15, I was looking...
    colormestupid colormestupid 22-25, F 4 Responses Sep 19, 2012

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    What does my username really mean?

    This is the question that I got asked through a private message a while ago and, lazy as I always am, I thought it would be a good idea to create a story out of it. The word leveler refers to an equalizer. A person or thing that promotes the abolition of inequalities or other...
    TheGreatLeveler TheGreatLeveler 22-25, M 4 Responses Mar 30

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    Ivy is known to be able to seduce men

    and women alike, often using pheromones to do so; she is even able to use these to control Superman, although she requires kryptonite for them to work. She specializes in hybrids and can create the most potently powerful toxins in Gotham City. Often these toxins are secreted...
    pois0nivy pois0nivy 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    Denteavvelenato

    I've actually been asked about my name by some users who realize it is italian, Its literal meaning is poison tooth, as in C’ho il dente avvelenato. Literally, “I have a poison tooth,” this phrase implies: “When I speak on this topic, be aware that I am foaming-at...
    Ambitieuxetvicieux Ambitieuxetvicieux 31-35, F 11 Responses May 9, 2012

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    How Cyclops Was Born

    My story is simple, and true. My user name aka: Mister Cyclops (CYCLOPS). Cyclops was born a few years back, the basics are as follows, I was stabbed in my right eye. At the time I did not realize I was stabbed, I thought my eye was grazed. It felt like a bit of sand or an...
    MISTERCYCLOPS MISTERCYCLOPS 36-40, M 10 Responses Oct 17, 2013

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    green - often referred to

    as the horny color. it's also often tied to life and growth (think trees and forests, etc). it's also connected with envy (eg- he's green with envy). these are relevant to me. I am a horny dude. my pervertedness grows over time. I tend to envy those who live out their horny...
    greenrust greenrust 22-25, M 4 Responses Feb 20

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    The Detention Room.

    (Titled because I am in my high school's detention room.) I took longer than I should have choosing a username. I kept typing and erasing many names, trying to think of something I like, and that I'd remember. After ten minutes, I went to youtube and started looking through songs...
    LettersToTheSky LettersToTheSky 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 2, 2012

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    Ashbomb132: The name Ashra is basically my

    alter-ego, so that was shortened to Ash. The bomb was just added because it sound cool. And lastly 132 is my lucky number. Not much to it :P
    ashbomb132 ashbomb132 13-15, F Mar 30

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    Here Is My Story...

    Papri means flower petal in my language and i think it is the most beautiful thing God created..I love flowers :) I wanted my name to be Papri from childhood because it was the name of my closest friend and i loved her and her name obviously. She was a beautiful and very nice...
    papri papri 26-30, F 8 Responses Nov 18, 2012

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    . . .am Not A Cd Lol

    I have posted my entry for a while to this group, before I decided to delete it just the same.I was approached through PM and asked if I am a crossdresser LOL because of how I've written the story.For one, I have nothing against CDs, but I got a bit perplexed at the remark. I...
    ladyryan ladyryan 41-45, F 6 Responses May 3, 2012

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    What's In A Name?

    ??Originally posted July 2012.  Edited November 2013 to remove names of actual people in my life. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Well, the 1995 part is easy right? After all, it was such an epic year; I'm truly surprised more of you don't have it in your usernames...
    SaraBee1995 SaraBee1995 18-21, F 16 Responses Jul 20, 2012

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    SunshineC23 My mom calls me her sunshine.

    So I used that and my first name starts with C. And my dad adopted me on the 23rd day of May almost five years ago. So 23 has become a special number to us both. So SunshineC23 :-)
    SunshineC23 SunshineC23 18-21 2 Responses Apr 6

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    Journeyfulloflaughter

    this is actually my second username. my first username was a nickname i actually go by in real life. i decided it was too connected to my real life self, so i changed it to "journeyfulloflaughter". my very favourite videogames are final fantasy x and final fantasy x-2...
    journeyfulloflaughter journeyfulloflaughter 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 31, 2007

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    September Freshness

    When those first chilly days of September come, a new freshness comes over me. Life changes gear and something primal looks forward with a new soberness.   Someone once said that life is a series of new beginnings. For me September invigorates my perspective - it's like...
    septemberchild septemberchild 36-40, M 4 Responses Nov 20, 2007

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    Pentupfreedom

    pentupfreedom is an oxymoron. I picked this name at a time when I was mildly depressed. Well, more than mildly depressed. I once heard depression described as being locked in a room with open doors. This description was more than adequate for me, hence the moniker, pentupfreedom...
    pentupfreedom pentupfreedom 46-50, M 12 Responses Apr 2, 2012

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    Shaun is my nickname,

    I want people to call me that because when I hear it I feel as if I have a new start, that I can forget about my past mistakes, the second half rain, is like a storm that after every great trial comes peace.
    shaunrain shaunrain 16-17, M Apr 6

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    I wrote down some things

    that I like, and I eventually decided on "pink" and "chocolate". I was born in 2000.
    PinkChocolate00 PinkChocolate00 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 8

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    Me!

    mine is pretty easy.  i have a sunny personality, and my real first name is Kris. 
    SunnyKris SunnyKris 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 30, 2007

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    My username is just a joke my friends

    and a few other people play on people in my class. We just write (your name) was not here on paper and tape to the inside of someones desk or locker. They think its funny
    LizWasNotHere LizWasNotHere 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    Name is just a variation of a nickname I've had

    since late high school. For a while I was kind of known for being a little......lets say, not well behaved
    wyldside wyldside 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 31

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    "It's better to light a candle

    than curse the darkness."- John F. KennedyEvolution, has been good to me.After suffering for so many years, I finally found the strength to stand on my own two feet, I finally found the strength to stick my chest out, I finally found the stength to hold my head up high!I have...
    HiPpIeRoNiN HiPpIeRoNiN 31-35, M 5 Responses Jan 20

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    I chose my Username for its meaning

    as it is so me. Pity it is a name for the opposite gender though, but that doesn't worry me. The Urban Dictionary meaning for my name I was unaware of when I chose it. Haha, definitely not me.
    Rusham Rusham 66-70, M 1 Response Mar 26

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    Kims1cuckold

    I came home to find my beautiful wife who I adore and am deeply in love with in our marriage with my best friend having sex. They didnt even act surprised to see me and she said "hello cuckold come in here." I was in shock and wondering what she called me cuckold for. I didnt...
    kims1cuckold kims1cuckold 36-40, M 10 Responses Jul 21, 2011

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    Mine, "Unit97" was my old radio call sign

    when I was a shift commander.
    Unit97 Unit97 46-50, F 4 Responses Apr 6

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    Heellover I adore high heels.

    That's it. Plus, I've been here so long I don't need heellover1 or any other version.
    Heellover Heellover 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 8

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    My Username. (thought I Should Start)

    My username - Randomdriftwood. My story - The name I signed up with (which was different) I have had since I was 14, it was old and kind of lost its meaning so I had to think of something fitting. Using the same 2 word style I always use (adjective)(noun), I thought I need...
    randomdriftwood randomdriftwood 21-25, F 37 Responses Sep 29, 2007

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    I thought Jakalopes were real.

    . just like I thought phoenixes were real. I said to my science teacher in gr.7 "Woah, did you know a phoenix is born from the ashes of another" He then told me "those are not real" So I sat at my desk confused as I could listen in on my classmates holding in their laughter. As...
    Jakalope Jakalope 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 31

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    Please write it down,

    let me take a stroll in your mind for a while.
    Akurou Akurou 31-35, F 5 Responses Mar 24

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    It's my mantra ... I had a weird dream in

    which a very strong sentence was whispered to me, "Up to the stars through difficulties." And somehow I choose to represent it with Kumiko Stars. Dreams can give you the craziest ideas
    KumikoStars KumikoStars 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    DP13sDad... My daughter (DancingPrinces13) was

    13 when I reluctantly allowed her to join this site, she is now 15. I joined to police her activity, I use to only log in when I knew she was logged in...Glad circumstances brought me here. I have met many wonderful people on here, and many more like minded old-fashion parents...
    DP13sDAD DP13sDAD 31-35, M Apr 5

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    Alana Unrest

    Alana Unrest is the name of my alter ego. She is everything I aspire to be. Alana means 'precious awakening' and Unrest refers to a state of discontent, of not being happy with the way things are. She stands for change & for awakening, and she will not rest until she gets there.
    AlanaUnrest AlanaUnrest 22-25, F 12 Responses Feb 23, 2013

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    Someone already had the name curvesahead

    unfortunately so I had to add a z.I chose the name because I am very curvy, not fat and my shape has always been talked about growing up. My mother is Nigerian American and my father is African american.I definetly have my mothers genes. West African women are very, very curvy...
    Curvzahead Curvzahead 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    I am the ZainMan , my name being Zain

    and I am the Man. ZainMan is the state of ultimate awesomeness achieved so far .
    zainman zainman 26-30, M Mar 31

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    Imaginarylife

    Well, I love to daydream. Create a new world and a different life. And here on EP, I feel as if I've entered another world. Where people could actually understand each other. Here I could truly express what I feel. That is why this is my imaginary life :)
    1imaginarylife 1imaginarylife 18-21, F 6 Responses Jun 9, 2013

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    It Was An Obvious Choice

    I have a lot of time, time to read, watch endless documentaries, Read lots of books and think a lot. When my best buddy and I get together to set the world to rights I occasionally come up with unique ideas about society, at least we havn't heard them before. So after a while I...
    AlmostAristotle AlmostAristotle 61-65, M 8 Responses Feb 27, 2011

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