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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 18-21, F 35 Responses Sep 29, 2007

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    My username has a double meaning,

    referring to two ways I could accurately be called a QuadrupleThreat: 1) I'm a musician who is can play four instruments proficiently. 2) I'm an obsessive-compulsive manic-depressive. My username helps to remind me that suffering from mental illness is worth the trouble for...
    QuadrupleThreat QuadrupleThreat 26-30, M Feb 3

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    What does your username mean to you?

    Mine has three meanings. The first being bc I am in fact a mama proud mom of 4 children and the other part is because well, I love butterflies they hold symbolism to me. The third part of how I came up with mamabutterfly is because I was named after an Italian restraunt...
    mamabutterfly mamabutterfly 36-40, F 5 Responses Feb 24

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    Tiger

    It's been a long trip to get all the pieces of my name, and the help of BeautifulDreams42 to put them all together in a single name. This story is about my name, and everything that is behind it, the many questions and some requests could only be properly answered by sitting down...
    DreamingTaoTiger DreamingTaoTiger 26-30, M 5 Responses Feb 10, 2013

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    There's a comic ***** called Pearls

    before Swine and there's s character in it by the name of Guard Duck. He's a military vet, who still uses military solutions to fix problems, even if they aren't the most appropriate. Kinda like me, a army vet who still uses army solutions to fix things.
    GuardDuck GuardDuck 31-35, M Feb 2

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    TheMaverickWomanI was

    for about a month and a half TheDreamyWoman.When I look back, I see how important it is to me to identify the way I feel at a period in time with the username on EP.I admit, it might seem somewhat childish, but my presence here on EP, has helped me in ways I could never imagine...
    neeia neeia 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 24, 2014

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    The day I decided to become a member of EP I

    was inspired by the pictures of nature I was scanning through on Googleimages.com. I also was scanning through inspiring pictures on Facebook too. That's my story. :)
    TheEnduringSunrise TheEnduringSunrise 18-21, F Mar 26

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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 4 Responses Aug 5, 2013

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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 8 Responses Dec 4, 2013

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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 31-35, F 8 Responses Nov 18, 2012

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    i have always wanted to turn into a wolf.

    ....... i want to be a wolf. i want to go to paradise, and i will.i want to go to wolfs paradise.i want to be with Toboe, Hege, Tsume, Kiba, and the others, living in peace with humans. that's my story. what`s yours?
    WolfsParadice WolfsParadice 36-40 Feb 3

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    My user name is actually my magical name its

    Samara Sarasta Besc the number 11 represents both of us and 11 is a powerful and magical number or to be proper like a lady should it's " Lady Samara Sarasta Besc " meaning Samara Night Love ! The Lord and the Lady !
    samara11besc samara11besc 51-55 Apr 18

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    I have always wanted my name to be Tracey!

    It's been my alias since I was 19 years old.
    traceyj77 traceyj77 36-40, F 7 Responses Aug 8, 2014

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    This is my second name here with the same

    profile. 455cargirl, formerly known as needalifeboat. I changed so much from the time I had joined and decided I no longer needed a lifeboat. I would have preferred "cargirl" but I had to make it different somehow so I put "455" in front of it. One of my dream cars is the Super...
    455cargirl 455cargirl 36-40, F 12 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    I'm unfinished. I'm confused,

    lost, I don't know who I am or where I'll be. Let's take a deep breath. Now peer into my head. Careful not to get lost. In my head I see a painter. A painter of stars. He's French I suppose, he's old and has a long grey beard. His eyes are worn, yet still filled with...
    EgoInSomnisResurget EgoInSomnisResurget 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 10

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    Mayi06

    Well my name is 'Anandamayi' its kinda big for a user name and also its pretty old Indian name. well my name means happiness. i love that, but since its big, i wanted it to be short :) PS: I was named after my Grandmother since she was the reason i was born safely(old rural...
    deleted deleted 26-30 12 Responses May 11, 2013

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    Tjwolfe. Hmm well the story is simple tj is my

    nickname and wolfe is my last name.
    tjwolfe tjwolfe 16-17, M 3 Responses Apr 4

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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 5 Responses Jun 9, 2013

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    TheDreamyWomanThis painting has an enormous

    value to me. It has the power to transport me back in a time when I was 21... I was young and full of life and yes dreaming dreams bigger than life.Alas... 19 years fly by at the blink of an eye and here I am looking at this painting and all I see is a stranger... that I can't...
    neeia neeia 36-40, F 9 Responses Aug 13, 2014

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    Silver Rose its a wolf name I gave myself

    after joining a wolf pack in hoghschool
    silverxrose silverxrose 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 10

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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 11 Responses Oct 17, 2013

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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 11 Responses Jul 20, 2012

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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...
    Vivagalore Vivagalore 31-35, F 9 Responses May 9, 2012

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    When I first joined the experience project I

    was a dorky 19 year old guy that had just gotten dumped. I really had no idea on how to talk to people. I still had no idea how I got a girlfriend in the first place and I was scared to open up to people. So I ended up just picking shyguy and since that was taken. I added a...
    shyguy38 shyguy38 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 10

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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 3 Responses Sep 19, 2012

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    Area S4 is part of the famous 'Area 51' United

    States military base located in Nevada. S4 or 'section 4' is thought to be an experimental aircraft testing facility consisting of a series of hangars. It was made famous when alleged ex-Area 51 employee Bob Lazar claimed to have worked there and that it was housing a number of...
    AreaS4 AreaS4 26-30, M Apr 8

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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 6 Responses Jan 20, 2014

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    OEF, Operation Enduring Freedom,

    the Afghanistan Campaign. I'm an Afghanistan War veteran, and 09 was the year I deployed. Rather simple.
    oefveteran09 oefveteran09 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 22

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    Salvador Dali is my favourite artist of all

    time. Gala Dali his wife and Muse is the subject of this work from 1952. The painting shows her pieced together through a series of spheres representing the synthesis of Renaissance art and atomic theory, illustrating the ultimate discontinuity of Matter with the spheres...
    GalateaSpheres GalateaSpheres 36-40, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Romanadvoratrelundar Romanadvoratrelundar 22-25, M Apr 26

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    As always happens, the good usernames are

    always already taken.... I wanted HourGlass. But it was, well...., taken. So I chose the indefinite version: AnHourGlass - one of many... I'm fascinated by it! 1. It is related to time. 2. One of the first devices to measure time. 3. It has sand. Who doesn't like sand...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jun 5, 2014

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    My username on this account right

    now is blankcheck4urhart. It used to be nsquaredmeanshartspaired. I will give the reasons for both. Blank check for your heart means that the man I love can cash in with his love for my heart always, there is no timeline or expiration date. N Squared means hearts are paired is...
    blankcheck4urhart blankcheck4urhart 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    My Profile Name Faithfullcarrie

    Faith my middle name & my first name Carrie. i'm faithful always tell truth never lie unless christmas & someone birthday. i told few lies about christmas presents. yes 1 time april fools day i told my mom i was pregnant. i had her believe it until 2 minutes until midnight i said...
    Faithfullcarrie Faithfullcarrie 36-40, F 26 Responses Jun 20, 2013

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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 17 Responses Jul 21, 2011

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    My username's naive i mean u get were do brown

    and eyes come from, dead's because I show a lack of emotions.
    browndeadeyes browndeadeyes 13-15, F Mar 8

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    I'm a curious person about many things,

    and I live in Omaha, Nebraska. Pretty straightforward.
    curiousinomaha3 curiousinomaha3 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 10

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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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    I just changed my username a few minutes ago.

    Oq is the first part because its my nickname (pronounced ock). I legally changed my name to Oq, and years later changed it back to my birth name, but Oq is still my nickname. When I changed my name to Oq, I was just trying to craft a name that looked and sounded exactly perfect...
    OqSydSchizo16 OqSydSchizo16 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 11

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    Sweetcrystalynn... I choose Sweetcrystalynn

    because I used to be sweet, if I have a daughter I want to name her Crystal and the last syllable of my name is Lynn.
    sweetcrystalynn sweetcrystalynn 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    Profweird meaning Professor Weird.

    Not that I have doctorate or anything, but I am purely a weirdo. I was going to call myself drweird, but it was taken.
    Profweird Profweird 22-25, M Mar 10

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    American Witch

    Since a lot of people ask me about my username I figured I'd write this story. No, I am not Wiccan. I am not a witch. American Witch is the title of a Rob Zombie song. I am a huge fan of his and that is one of my favorite songs and thought it would make a fun username. That's the...
    americanwitch americanwitch 36-40, F 31 Responses Oct 18, 2012

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    Well funny story actually.

    I was 12 and I decided to start using a new username for my gaming and other stuff. My old one being BluePuppy2 as of Blue's Clues and that I was the second born. So I thought and decided that Spider sounded cool. And what if it was a gilded spider. A golden spider. So that was...
    goldenspider666 goldenspider666 18-21, M Feb 1

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    Well, ladies and gentlemen of the jury,

    it's a play on the term "badgering the witness." I like to play with words, and that's what I did. What I came up with does suit me, but not for the reason I'm starting to see people on this site think. When I'd used this site under a different name, my jokes and opinions didn't...
    TheBadgeringWitness TheBadgeringWitness 26-30 9 Responses May 18, 2014

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    Roberta is one of my names sunset is a cute

    name my husband once said about my bottom after he had spanked me. it least it wasn't total eclipse!
    RobertaSunset RobertaSunset 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 23

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    143 = I love you Ily= I love you Lol I just

    took the 2 ways of Saying "I love you" and combined them. I honestly couldn't think of a good username lol
    143ily 143ily 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 24, 2014

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    I used to be the prince of the sky ,

    a place of beauty until I got filled with hate . Thus became the fallen Prince of the darkside but I screwed up in hell to so im now the prince of nothing IE not a prince at all
    Princeofnothing Princeofnothing 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 4

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