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Old 01-08-2018, 07:15 PM   #41
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1978 Ford F350. It was my vehicle when I first looked up info on an automotive forum. Before that, I used Chilton and Haynes manuals. I found it easy to remember and seldom taken and just stuck with it across the web.
When I first joined and saw your name I thought it was a part of a bit address...go figure. It took a week or to for me to get it, and then I felt so stupid.

For me, when I joined, the other user names I would usually use were taken, so I went with the most uncreative and dull thing I could think of...initials...half assuming they too were not available, strangely they were and then the "sure, why not?" synapse fired and *poof* I'm just MWS. Yet another thing I would change if I could hit the lifetime reset button.

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Old 01-08-2018, 08:30 PM   #42
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Joined the forum to learn how to fix this 03 Boxster I bought.....

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Old 01-08-2018, 09:29 PM   #43
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I had a rusty 69 911 (wish I hadnt sold it but I keep going on about that one haha) and Im Rusty born in 69 and love 911's
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Old 01-09-2018, 12:06 AM   #44
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Some years ago we had a small farm property , 20 acres pigs and some cattle . There were no street numbers places had names , ours was Frogghollow , on account of the large pond and the many frogs in residence. So when I needed a nom de plume I became Froggo
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Old 01-09-2018, 03:20 AM   #45
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First name initial + last name = flouese
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Old 01-09-2018, 05:56 AM   #46
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first name and first 2 letters of last name. Easy to remember
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Old 01-09-2018, 06:40 AM   #47
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Callsign of a character in a story I was writing many years ago (I never finished it, by the way).
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Old 01-09-2018, 06:55 AM   #48
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Xpit is a Formula Four m/c powered open wheel race car manufactured in Wiarton ON. in the 70`s.
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Old 01-09-2018, 07:30 AM   #49
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Callsign of a character in a story I was writing many years ago (I never finished it, by the way).
I wondered about yours, I have you saved in my phone as "Chris Deserion".

Maybe you could serialize your story on a blog, it could be the next "The Martian", and if a lot of people start reading, then you would have to finish Just remember your 986 brothers and sisters when you hit into the big time.
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Old 01-09-2018, 09:05 AM   #50
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My path was accidental and admittedly kind of an impulsive and dumb choice. I had been lurking on the forum starting over 10 years ago (well before I got my Box in 2006), but hadn't ever bothered to register, content for a while just to absorb what others wrote. A few years later, one of my sons saw me reading some post or other and asked why I didn't join. Told him I just hadn't bothered, had never been a member of any forum before, hadn't really even figured out how to do it. (As the bad guy in Live Free or Die Hard said about Bruce Willisís John McClane, Iím kind of a Timex watch in a digital age!)

So he elbows me aside at the computer and starts to do it for me. When he got to the point where he needed to enter a username, he asked who I wanted to be, a question I wasn't exactly prepared for. Not having really thought about it, I just sort of blurted out "Frodo", the first thing that popped into my head. (I think possibly we had recently seen one of the Lord of the Rings movies maybe?) Thought I could give it more thought later and change it down the road to something I would be happier with---didn't realize that such changes can't be done. Soooo, 1,508 posts later, I still be Frodo. It remains a goofy choice, but it's sort of grown on me over time.
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Old 01-09-2018, 09:21 AM   #51
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Old 01-09-2018, 11:59 AM   #52
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Itís my first initial and last name. Canít be less creative than that.
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Old 01-09-2018, 12:24 PM   #53
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I've loved 986's for years. I'm in dad mode at the moment so a 2 seater isn't really in the cards. I complain to my wife from time to time about trading in my "dad" car to a "fun" car (a 986), so for my birthday she got me Porsche sunglasses and a box fan.

Ha! So I'm OneBoxFan because that's what I have (and BoxFan was taken)
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Old 01-09-2018, 02:01 PM   #54
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We had a first generation BMW e30 M3 and turned it into a race car when we added an e36 M3 to the stable. In the US the e36 M3 got 3.2 liter version of the US 2.8 liter motor while the euros got the real deal individual throttle body model that made way more power. I got license plates for that car that said 332is (as it was really just a more powerful 328is). I added the "m" and kept that screen name for most forums.
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Old 01-09-2018, 05:09 PM   #55
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Wow, good question.

Back in the late 90's before internet was really popular, we formed a motorcycle riding group called the Fuzzy Riders.

We adapted the name because the founder of the group, took a photograph of our group and posted it on our web page.

This was before digital cameras were popular.
I think he took a 35mm picture and scanned the photo and posted it to the page.

In the end, the photo was very fuzzy.

We names ourselves then and there, the FUZZYRIDERS.

Then we all proceeded to pick out names for the board the pertained to the work fuzzy.

I was in love with my Suzuki, so I became Fuzzuki.
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Old 01-09-2018, 06:20 PM   #56
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I was knighted a Jӓger in West Germany in 1981.

I will never forget my first ride in a 911 while I lived there. What a joy it was zipping through those twisty mountain roads.

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Old 01-09-2018, 06:27 PM   #57
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I raced cars for years, and when we were first dating, my now wife called me Racer Boy in a flirty email to me. That really stuck with me, so that's my handle on several forums that I'm a member of.

The Boy part is relevant, because of my very boyish, youthful appearance. I'm 56, but I look like I'm only 55.
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Old 01-10-2018, 05:39 AM   #58
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I'm a motorcycle guy and years ago was at a enduro in northern Wisconsin. The bike I brought for the weekend has a homemade twin headlight setup. The guy hosting the enduro was going out of his way to remember the names of the 50 plus guys there to ride. He started to call me Twin headlight Ernie as a way to remember my name. By the end of the weekend everyone else remembered me by that name too. 2HE
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Old 01-10-2018, 08:15 AM   #59
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The first time I used it, I think I was registering on bmxboard. I was then in my thirties, and liked all kinds of 'alternative sports' that has an element of danger and speed. Hanging with kids half my age my philosophy was that one should not grow up to not be playful.

I try to live up to that still, even if my sport endeavours are not much these days, closing in on 47.
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Old 01-10-2018, 10:43 AM   #60
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I'm a scientist and study body weight/composition/obesity. I've measured body composition in everything from fruitflies to elephants. One of my favorite models systems was the collared lemming, having done some field research on a remote island off the coast of Greenland.

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