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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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    wan·der·lust ˈwändərˌləst/ noun noun:

    wanderlust 1. A Strong Desire To Travel "A man consumed with wanderlust." 1. Alethiology (or alethology, "the study of aletheia") literally means 'the study of truth', but can more accurately be translated as 'the study of the nature of truth'.
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    WanderLustAlethiology WanderLustAlethiology 13-15, F 23 hrs ago

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    SereneNight is how I want to feel inside.

    Even with the darkness, the night is so serene. I like that, but that's not how I feel. I feel the opposite, like a noisy day with all the thoughts and feelings blaring on like in a traffic jam.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 30, 2015

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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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    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 May 5, 2015

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    It's kind of self explanatory.

    Lost follower. I am a follower. Not in anyway a leader. The lost part means I have no where to go. I just broke away from something I have been following for some time and now I am completely lost. I am trying to find something new but ending up empty. For now I just have to...
    lostfollower lostfollower 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 29, 2014

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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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    . . .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 4 Responses May 3, 2012

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    It's the most hilarious word to me.

    And I use it as a gamer tag.
    PoopieNoodle PoopieNoodle 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 28, 2015

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    This post is about my former username 'The

    Great Leveler' which I used throughout 2014 and 2015. 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...
    darkflavors darkflavors 26-30, M 4 Responses Mar 30, 2014

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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 26-30, F 11 Responses Feb 23, 2013

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    i though about the tofu in the anime initial d

    and the secret minigame in resident evil 2, tofu. master was there to be epic, lol
    TheTofuMaster TheTofuMaster 22-25, M Oct 14, 2015

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    Romanadvoratrelundar Romanadvoratrelundar 26-30, M 2 Responses Sep 8, 2015

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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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    TheTofuMaster TheTofuMaster 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 10, 2015

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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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    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 11 Responses May 11, 2013

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    The Story Behind My Name

    its the meaning of my name in my country and every one calls me it since i was a baby not made up from knowhere as most cherrys are in this world  cherry xoxoxoo
    cherry26 cherry26 26-30, F 24 Responses Apr 9, 2011

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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 33 Responses Oct 18, 2012

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    i love the game undertale

    and the main character has my name so there i am GenocidalFrisk
    GenocidalFrisk GenocidalFrisk 13-15, M Feb 4

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    ok so i get a in box from some chick asking

    about my Username and why would i ever enjoy giving blow jobs...Well with the user name i have picked is the part i love to be and can play it very well..With that being said trust me i can dress up and hit the world with class too...Now your ? was why i like to give head well...
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Jul 27, 2015

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    Know how it is with a rattlesnake.

    same here. not to be a smartass, just fair
    bipolar87418 bipolar87418 56-60, M Feb 3

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    horrorstories horrorstories 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 30, 2015

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    The story behind my Username is

    that I'm a very cool person once you get to know me. I also don't look like my age at all. I'm a kid at heart even though I'm 23.
    CoolKid77 CoolKid77 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 28, 2015

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    By the wings of angels,

    I lived to tell my story. I've survived a tremendous amount of abuse. I believe with all of my heart and soul that God had His angels watching over me.
    angelwings626 angelwings626 46-50, F 1 Response Feb 3

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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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    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 31-35 8 Responses May 18, 2014

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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, 2014

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    I kept coming up with usernames already taken

    as I tried to set up my account, so I decided I would just put a random set of letters and numbers in for now, thinking I will just change it later but now I've decided to keep my username as is.
    A112C A112C 46-50 1 Response Aug 28, 2015

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    my Yup'ik Eskimo name

    that my grandmothers village bestowed upon me the day I was born. however my white father did not like the native name and gave me a different name of his choosing.
    Anuska23 Anuska23 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 9, 2015

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    SSSH is a great love of mine

    and many lasies enjoy them, and so do I. Seamed Stockings, Stiletto, Heels.
    sssh44 sssh44 66-70, M Sep 10, 2015

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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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    Lushiro

    Lushiro is brave, he's compassionate, never backs down from a fight and he's my main character in one of my fantasy stories. He's an inspiration himself as the catalyst of change.
    Lushiro Lushiro 22-25, M 7 Responses May 26, 2012

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    Gigilovespurple Gigilovespurple 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 15, 2015

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    neeiaI doubt there's anyone here

    who changed names more than I did over little more than a year on EP.I change names, a lot. When in doubt about a new name and avi that seems creative, speaks familiar, yet, unknown, it could be me :-)I realised now, I did not post a story about the transition from...
    neeia neeia 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 10, 2015

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    My real name is Alyssa

    so I spelt it back words but instead of spelling it with an y I spelt it why asswhyla
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Oct 12, 2015

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    They call me..... Dr.

    Love, cuz I make love to all my women
    DrLOVEwilliams DrLOVEwilliams 22-25, M Nov 10, 2015

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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 27 Responses Jun 20, 2013

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    It was supposed to be 'Jigme' ,

    not 'Jigmeh'. Well, what to do the first was already taken. Jigme means 'Fearless'. No, it's not my real name but it would be such a great name for a person who's always consumed with fears like me. The old folks always say that your name influences your personality and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 26, 2015

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    Fall Out Boy is my favorite band (listening to

    "She's my Winona" right now) and 2001 was the year they formed.
    FallOutBoy2001 FallOutBoy2001 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 30, 2015

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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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    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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    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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    ok well....back when I was 18,

    I had a child , she was 2 years old. I left a bruise on her leg while potty training her. this one day she kept pooing her pants like three times, well I was just a kids myself, so young. I should never had been left alone with a child. no patients, so any way, I whooped her...
    Amber237 Amber237 51-55, F 2 Responses Dec 21, 2015

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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 16 Responses Jul 21, 2011

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