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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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    Tdirish = tall, dark

    and Irish!!! Lol
    Orangeman2 Orangeman2 36-40, M 1 Response Feb 1

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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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    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 23 Responses Jun 20, 2013

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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 11 hrs ago

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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 18-21, M 8 Responses May 26, 2012

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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 6 Responses Feb 10, 2013

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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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    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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    undefinedKass undefinedKass 16-17, M Feb 3

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    It is quite simple really.

    ..actually it is kind of strange. I am a volunteer park ranger, and people tell me I am a really kind person..therefore it only seemed natural to go by Rangerkindness....ranger of kindness...ranger of the kindness! hahaha :P
    Rangerkindness Rangerkindness 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 10

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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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    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 26-30, M 4 Responses Mar 30, 2014

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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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    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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    My username is Boulier.

    When I was in 8th grade (so... 2010, I think?), for a class, I wrote a short story about a girl who owned a lemonade stand; I think her name was Sheila, and her last name was Boulier. My own last name doesn't even have any of those letters in it, I just looked up "unique last...
    Boulier Boulier 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 17

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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 Feb 1

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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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    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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    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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    Cluedo. I hate the endless username searching,

    typing in, this one is taken etc. I really wanted professor Plum but had to settle for this on from 1986 version of Super Cluedo Challenge. Apparently I am a super sleuth who blocks spaces. Must have seen me park my car.
    InspectorGrey InspectorGrey 41-45, M 4 Responses Jan 12

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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 36 Responses Sep 29, 2007

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    I wanted it to b Jim Jones But the I typed

    juelz and it was to short I added donny as I'm a juelz type of guy And donny were in from means geeza
    JuelzDonny JuelzDonny 22-25, M Jan 27

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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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    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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    mine is Tiny cos 1) that is my real name,

    and 2) I am real tiny for my age.
    btiny13 btiny13 70+ 1 Response Mar 12

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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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    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 11 Responses Feb 23, 2013

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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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    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 6 Responses Feb 24

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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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    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 day ago

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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 16-17, M Feb 1

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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...
    OneWithTheSkies OneWithTheSkies 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 10

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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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    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 10 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 11 Responses Oct 17, 2013

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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 26-30, M 6 Responses Jan 20, 2014

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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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    TheWeepingWomanAs part of an important personal

    revelation and breakthrough in my life, I think that this image and name is what best represents me right now.I'm planning my exit from a life of unhappiness.About Dora, the woman who inspired this painting and other important works of Picasso, he says:"For me she's the weeping...
    neeia neeia 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 11, 2014

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    Mine means little girl lover.

    The 700 means nothing. Perhaps, I should have chosen, 2213, or even maybe 22n for the number part, with n being a variable. You know, tbh and all.
    Lgl700 Lgl700 51-55, M 1 Response Jan 14

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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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    DCsins DCsins 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 21

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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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    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 1 Response Feb 2

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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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