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    because bruno is my real name,

    and im packing a black snake with me, 24/7.
    brunoblackmamba brunoblackmamba 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 12

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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 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 2 Responses Aug 2, 2012

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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 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 10

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 1 Response 3 days ago

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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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    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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    undefinedKass undefinedKass 16-17, M Feb 3

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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'm a curious person about many things,

    and I live in Omaha, Nebraska. Pretty straightforward.
    curiousinomaha3 curiousinomaha3 51-55, M 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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    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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    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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    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 a week ago

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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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    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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    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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    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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    "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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    so mine is quite obvious,

    my nickname is aj and im a gamer, so thus was born the username ajgamer. I know it's pretty lame but it fits because i am soo lame. Ok im not that lame i'm just not creative:(
    ajgamer ajgamer 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 8

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    . . .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 5 Responses May 3, 2012

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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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    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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    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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    Carefully created over ten years ago.

    It's sort of a play on words that depicts the definition of my real name. The 75 obviously being my birth year. I have been using this username for so many years that it truly has become a part of my identity. Even the very few who know my real first name.....still call me...
    snowberry75 snowberry75 36-40, F 7 Responses Apr 8

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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