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Old 05-22-2012, 12:12 PM   #61
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I wanted something unique and the best way to stay that way is to make up something.

I use to use the name tophoril_raz for the longest time, to the point that my wife and her family prefer to call me Raz over my real name. We live in interesting times in the information age.
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Old 05-22-2012, 12:57 PM   #62
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I used to be in The Matrix hardcore when it came out. Back in 2000 I wanted a Matrix-like screenname so I choose Numeric. Too many people had it so I made Meticode which means "Detailed code".

Meticode is not a word. Maybe you mean metacode/data.

Anyway, 03-04 Piston.
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Old 05-22-2012, 01:03 PM   #63
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Meticode is not a word. Maybe you mean metacode/data.

Anyway, 03-04 Piston.

I think it's a portmanteau between Meticulous and Code.
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Old 05-22-2012, 01:11 PM   #64
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I think it's a portmanteau between Meticulous and Code.

I guess, but there's already a word for that; metadata/metatacode.
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Old 05-22-2012, 01:18 PM   #65
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I guess, but there's already a word for that; metadata/metatacode.

Metadata/metacode don't have anything to do with "meticulous"
"meta-" derives from the Greek word for "beyond" in those cases

Edit - unless you mean that he actually thought Metacode as his username and then misspelled it... in which case i am completely wrong, lol

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Old 05-22-2012, 01:59 PM   #66
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Loved the Sheed era Blazers and Brandon Roy is on of my all-time favorites.
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Old 05-22-2012, 02:07 PM   #67
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I knew Rufus is the mascot but I thought your name was a play on Ru Paul.


Yeah, that too.
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Old 05-22-2012, 02:20 PM   #68
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Rufus=Bobcats mascot
Paul=My first name


Very lame, I know.

Lame names are always the best ones
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Old 05-22-2012, 02:29 PM   #69
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A play off my real name. Used this handle long before ISH.
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Old 05-22-2012, 02:50 PM   #70
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Wasn't Jalen Rose #5 on Toronto while Charlie Villanueva rocked 31?

Maybe. I liked Villanueva as a player to, that would make sense.
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Old 05-22-2012, 03:24 PM   #71
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A player I liked added his forename then his surname and there is my story.
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Old 05-22-2012, 03:44 PM   #72
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A ball goes up. That is all.
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Old 05-22-2012, 03:52 PM   #73
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Favorite musician of all time. I use some variation of this for most of my usernames. The "3" came when I posted on mlb message board and got banned as "RandyRhoadsRules". For some reason, I came back as RandyRhoadsRules3 instead of using a "2" (might have hit wrong key lol) and I still use it.
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Old 05-22-2012, 04:43 PM   #74
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My thread title got changed to make me sound like an illiterate girl with webbed feet.
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Old 05-22-2012, 05:12 PM   #75
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Jamal is my occasional nickname among friends. I got it because I play bball and listen mostly rap music and it's similar to my original (Serbian) nickname. Number 99 represents something like my jersey number, because only Jamal isn't free on most boards and I got many 9's in my birthdate.
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