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Army Chief
5 March 2009, 10:12
Not sure that I've seen it done before, but we're a small enough community that this might prove both entertaining and a bit enlightening: when you get a spare moment, write a line or two about your Weapon Evolution user name, and what it might tell us about you.

In my case, Army Chief isn't a grandiose self-proclamation or anything like that ... I just happen to be (a) in the Army, and (b) a Chief Warrant Officer.

See how easy that was? :)

AC

adrenaline151
5 March 2009, 10:33
adrenaline [(uh-dren-l-in)]


A hormone secreted by the adrenal glands that helps the body meet physical or emotional stress (see endocrine system).

Note: Adrenaline plays a very large role in the fight or flight reaction, which refers to the various processes that occur within the body when it is confronted with some form of mental or physical stress.(from dictionary.com)


Bacardi 151 is an over-proof rum. The 151-proof liquor has an alcohol content of 75.5%.

Due to its high proof, it is typically used as a component in cocktails (whose final alcohol concentration may or may not be greater than that of drinks made with conventional rum). Bacardi is the only manufacturer that uses a flame arrester on the bottle.[citation needed]

Due to the high alcohol content in Bacardi 151, the spirit is flammable at room temperature and is used in cocktails such as flaming B-52s.(from Wiki)

Also Adrenaline was the first album by the Deftones, which was one of my favorites back in the day. I was trying to think of a creative e-mail address and I needed a name and numbers and that's what popped into my head. I've used it for pretty much everything online since, it's always available...

gotm4
5 March 2009, 12:10
got m4? = gotm4

It's kinda like the 'got milk'? advertising.

Dutch
5 March 2009, 13:24
I am what I am

Dutch

airborneski
5 March 2009, 14:53
Graduated jump school in 1994, last name ends in ski. Pretty easy.

103m 95g
5 March 2009, 16:28
103M 95G are police radio codes/signals in Louisiana.

ballistic
5 March 2009, 16:29
Former ballistician.

m24shooter
5 March 2009, 16:52
http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a391/m24shooter/m24bobro2wm.jpg

John Hwang
5 March 2009, 18:01
I used to go by Teknic before I became a firearms dealer.

Teknic - Motorcycle gear (I love motorcycles)

m24shooter
5 March 2009, 18:03
I used to go by Teknic before I became a firearms dealer.

Teknic - Motorcycle gear (I love motorcycles)
Had absolutely no idea that was you.

MMG
5 March 2009, 18:22
Nothing imaginative. Just my initials.

M4tographer
6 March 2009, 04:49
I loves the M4 and I take pics of stuff. :D

rocketman223
6 March 2009, 07:37
rocketman223:

Rocket: from rocket (pee wee) football my stepson was in when I chose the name

man: well beyond the obvious, I thought rocketdad sounded...old.

223: caliber...

SHIHAN
6 March 2009, 16:23
Shihan rfers to my Shihan teaching license to Okinawa, Japan for Karate and Jujitsu.

CAPT KIRK
6 March 2009, 21:17
"CAPT KIRK"

No, I am not realy a Captain, but I was born in 65' with the last name of KIRK. For those old enough to remember, we grew up in the age of the original Star Trek series and thus the "Capt Kirk" nickname has forever stuck.

My typical response..... "Yeah, beam me up Scotty because theres no inteligent life around here".

tac40
7 March 2009, 09:36
my DTF-(drug task force) call sign at work.

K9MAKO
8 March 2009, 01:09
I'm a K9 officer and Mako is my dogs name.

zero7one
8 March 2009, 14:15
zero7one is my call sign

cooter
22 March 2009, 17:19
Cooter:

I taught school in Dixie County, FL for a couple of years. When I started my buddy said you need a good nickname if you're going to be over there. Hence, Cooter.

Could have been worse. His son-in-law started at the same time and he tagged him with Bubba.

OfcPowder
22 March 2009, 22:22
The kids at one of the local high schools I work off-duty at call me Officer Powder because I'm very white and I'm bald, just like the movie from the 90s. Actually the Vice Principal came up with the name because the movie was before their time, but the name stuck...

jeeves915
22 March 2009, 22:36
Back in my undergrad days, I was in a fraternity. Since I was the resident smart guy, they nicknamed me Jeeves. "Got a question? Ask Jeeves!" Even to this day, my friends pepper me with questions, as I've got a reputation for overly researching things, and finding the best possible answer to a given set of criteria.

The 915 comes from my birthday being Sept. 15...
-Adam

VR-15
22 March 2009, 23:39
VR are my initials and just picked the 15 from of course the Ar15. Not original but I'm not good at the user name.

Army Chief
23 March 2009, 00:09
Some of these are truly hilarious. :)

AC

scumhunter
23 March 2009, 07:40
Scumhunter……. I love to hunt deer, turkey and upland birds. Hunting is my primary off-duty passion. When I’m on-duty (LEO) I focus my attention on the dregs of society. You know, the real stinkers that feed off of people with jobs and morals. I like to seek out these scumbags and make them as miserable as they make the rest of the world. A lot like hunting but the final result is incarceration instead of tagging. Thus; Scumhunter.

rob_s
23 March 2009, 08:42
rob_s, for anyone that's seen my articles it's pretty self-explanatory. However, there is a story as to why I now use my real name.

I have been, on one forum or another, norman74, in_burrito, and cooperbiker74. The genesis of those names isn't important, but at a certain point I got kind of tired of the way people in GD on some other nameless forums hid behind their anonymity. So when I started over, I decided to use a variation of my real name. I even had forums where I hadn't been banned yet change my screen name to rob_s.

So here we are.

Titleist
23 March 2009, 17:07
I'm a golf ball!

Eric
23 March 2009, 17:46
I lack any imagination whatsoever. For the most-part, I've used the same name elsewhere, when available.

Uglyduck
23 March 2009, 18:18
Uglyduck was my old pick-ups nickname. I was nieve and got the shaft on it. The name's a little funny but it stuck and I use it to remind me not to be so stupid in the future.

Cameron
23 March 2009, 19:19
I always feels a little like I am missing out on something with the username thing...

My name is Cameron.

Bighead
24 March 2009, 06:34
I have a big head. And yes, I've heard all the head jokes from So I Married an Axe Murderer..."it looks like an orange on a toothpick" and so on. :o

zero7one
28 March 2009, 21:28
The kids at one of the local high schools I work off-duty at call me Officer Powder because I'm very white and I'm bald, just like the movie from the 90s. Actually the Vice Principal came up with the name because the movie was before their time, but the name stuck...


[BD] [:D]

ROTFLMAO

federalist22
29 March 2009, 06:01
federalist22 - it's a throwback to our founding fathers and the Federalist Papers.



"Americans have the right and advantage of being armed - unlike the citizens of other countries whose governments are afraid to trust the people with arms." -- James Madison, The Federalist Papers

"The best we can hope for concerning the people at large is that they be properly armed." -- Alexander Hamilton, The Federalist Papers at 184-188


As for 22, February 22nd is my birthday (also George Washington's) and adding a number the first time makes it easy to get a username validated when joining a site.

XCoastie
29 March 2009, 10:13
6 1/2 yrs in the Coast Guard

Hence XCoastie was born also use it on other forums

sadmin
30 March 2009, 20:52
im a systems administrator in the health care industry.
im a very joyful guy.

GriffonSec
30 March 2009, 21:16
Well, it's an abbreviated version of my company name. Figured it was better than "Flashlight", which is what the local LEOs call me on their tac channels. I can only poke fun at myself for so long...

baboon
31 March 2009, 17:38
I liked hunting baboons while in Africa. Got were I could call them back after shooting out the alpha male. Kill the king & watch the troupe go into a power struggle.

Kiwi
31 March 2009, 19:10
Thats what they call us for ppl from the land of the long white cloud!

oh yeah, our fruit too... [:)]

5thprofession47
1 April 2009, 07:06
The Fifth Profession was a novel written by David Morrell back in 1990. It dealt with professional close-protection and it's connection to what the author called 'the fifth profession', protecting others. The "47" referrences the Japanese story of "The 47 Ronin" who were a band of masterless Samurai. The term ronin became associated with a samurai who was for hire, having no one master.

When I started posting to internet forums several years ago I just put the two together.

Policetacteam
6 April 2009, 05:16
I work on my department's tactical unit with Scumhunter.

scumhunter
6 April 2009, 06:40
[wstupid] [wstupid] [wstupid] [wstupid] [wstupid]

Ryo
7 April 2009, 22:32
Mine well it's from Ryo Ohki.. a character I liked, then later shorten down to Ryo. Kept it ever since. So in essence.. no real meaning.

shadco
23 May 2009, 19:36
Shadco

A fishing buddy started calling me Shad after I would take him out Fly fishing for Hickory Shad and whip him 100 to 1 every time.

Then I showed him my secret weapon for light tackle striper fishing and he said you ought to go into business making them You could call the company Shadco. I've been using that for my online handle for well over 10 years and haven't seen a reason to change.

lanceriley
26 May 2009, 09:40
it's my son's name

Charlie-2-6
28 May 2009, 05:41
Nothing fancy, it was my first callsign in the Army:
Charlie: C-Coy
2: 2nd Platoon
6: callsign for the Platoonleader

After my active duty I went to the reserves and have transferred through a number of units. Currently on the roster of a Mech Inf Regt. Everybody in the unit calls me LT, since that's my rank.

Lex Talionis
28 May 2009, 11:20
Lex Talionis = the law of retaliation

stems back to past behavioral problems

alt154shiver
8 June 2009, 22:27
alt154 - the name of a group of freelance computer security friends I ran with before the Navy, also on a windows PC if you hold the 'alt' key and type 154 on the keypad you get Ü, the geeks will get it.

Shiver - my handle from back then. Put the two together because 'shiver' tends to be taken on most boards. I use it pretty much everywhere.

Mr.Goodtimes
13 June 2009, 13:45
Mr.Goodtimes

well, im a real fun loving person, i love to have a good times. back in my senior year of highschool i had a shirt that my gf bought me that said "Mr.Goodtimes" on it. it became one of my favorite shirst. now a freshman in college, its still one of my favorite shirts. unfortunately, it fits kind of tight as my senior year i started working out and now two years later (took a year off after highschool) ive blown up about 20lbs so it fits sort of tight.

lazythekid
13 June 2009, 14:12
lazythekid

Like Billy the Kid - only slightly less ominous. [:D]

CCK
20 August 2009, 09:02
Just saw this thread for the first time.
CCK: my initials

Rated21R
20 August 2009, 10:17
When I first came up with my name is for Xbox Live. 21R is my career field in the Air Force (Logisitics Readiness), just threw Rated in front of it to make it catchy, it stuck. It's my username on most all forums.

HMFIC
20 August 2009, 13:00
I dont really remember how I got the nickname....I just remember we were on a call about 10-12 yrs ago (LEO) and either another Ofc or turd started calling me HMFIC. I had no idea what it meant until a former military guy told me after the call.

Head
Mother
F*****
in Charge

So I just started using it....<shrug>

nitehawk1946
20 August 2009, 18:01
Friend of mine called me "nitehawk" because both of us worked the night shift....and usually got more work done than either of the two day shifts...the rest of the story is DOB.

rugbymike
20 August 2009, 23:10
When I was in the military, there were a few Mikes that hung out in a group of us, I was nicknamed Rugby Mike cause I played rugby.

Bushwacker4
21 August 2009, 18:22
Bushwacker4

Nickname that some guys gave me. Relates to the Civil War bushwacking.

btw, I've been lurking on this board for a while. Finally starting to post. Great website! Great resource.

cmoore
24 August 2009, 04:27
first initial "C"...last name Moore...

eddymunster
25 August 2009, 14:30
My hairdo.

chase102798
31 August 2009, 10:16
Chase is my 10 year old female brittany bird dog (my first true love) and 10-27-98 is her birthday.

Boris
31 August 2009, 20:22
My shooting buddies started calling me Boris because my wife's name is Natasha. . . . that, and I'm "the world's greatest no-goodnik."

sodak
3 September 2009, 08:06
I started my user name years back when I first started getting into gun forums. I never seen many people from SD on them, so I wanted a user name that reflected that. Of course now I think it's a rediculous user name, but in the name of consistency, I've kept using it. Should have picked something better I guess.

Army Chief
3 September 2009, 08:28
As a boy, pretty much every relative that I had in this world was in South Dakota (mostly in and around Sioux Falls), so I've always thought that you had one of the cooler user names around, actually. :)

AC

CarlosDJackal
4 September 2009, 12:27
Because my first name is Carlos and during a particular fundraising Sniper Match some SF-types started calling me "The Jackal" so I started using it.

FWIW, many moons ago the mods at barfcom rejected my registration because of my screen name. They said it was too "controversial".

The War Wagon
13 September 2009, 12:12
http://i212.photobucket.com/albums/cc305/The_War_Wagon/92_Ramcharger.jpg

I'm restoring a '92 Dodge Ramcharger, to be our (me & my 3 sons') Cub Scout War Wagon around our ranch! [:D] That, and I've been known to watch a John Wayne film or twelve before. Clint Eastwood, too.

MILEO440
14 September 2009, 16:12
MILEO440
Well...
MI = Michigan
LEO = Law Enforcement Officer
440 = My number

I will just have to change the name when I find a way to turn what I do into a Full Time gig. But for now I'm Loving every minute of it.

Quib
11 October 2009, 00:21
“Quib” was the nickname given to me shortly after I arrived in Germany in the spring of 1985.

Back in the barracks, I was sorting through my freshly issued TA50 and put my helmet and sunglasses on. One of the guys in my Platoon piped up stating I looked like “Quibbley”, a cartoon character from the “Stars and Stripes” Newspaper.

To this day, friends I’m still in touch with from my service days call me by the name “Quib”.

LOL…..Can you see the resemblance? [BD]

And no, I’m not pissing on that vehicle.


http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v489/Metroliner/Quibcomp.jpg

Konrad
11 October 2009, 15:12
Nothing exciting, I was named 'Konrad' by my mother after her grandfather, a Lutheran minister.

Konrad.

OHDEUCE
11 October 2009, 19:15
My last Army unit was with the 502nd Inf. "Five Oh Deuce".
Some in my unit used "Oh Deuce" as a rally call.

nraliferddomega
14 October 2009, 16:46
NRA life member for over 30 years (Endowment for last 5 or so).
I owe the ddomega to Stickman.
In reference to the Daniel Defense Omega Rail.
I was looking to add a rail to my m4. Saw his review on the forum.
Bought it.

pezboy
19 October 2009, 10:17
What can I say? I like PEZ. The name's been there since I was a kid.
Dustin

Bill Bryant
19 October 2009, 11:07
Bill Bryant

I always go by my real name. I've never understood how anonymity on the Internet was any different from anonymity anywhere else. I'm a school teacher. Every now and then I receive an anonymous note. For all the obvious reasons it always goes into the trash can immediately, unread. I know it's an unpopular position in the cyber-world, but I want to approach it the same way I do with old styles of communication. If I send you a letter, or post a note on a bulletin board, or phone you, or put up public notice anywhere in print, I sign it. For me the same goes for the Internet.

Bill Bryant
Rapid City, SD

Old Soldier
5 November 2009, 16:18
I am a retired soldier, retired in 1974 so obviously I am old, 75 to be exact and slowly fading away but between my M-1 Garand, my 2 1911s and my 2 ARs I am making a lot of noise and having a lot of fun doing it.

Ron

nozzle13
5 November 2009, 17:14
Well fireman in the worst city this side of Detroit.
Favorite Engine Co. was 13 when I was riding nozzle. I'm a Lieutenant now and responsibility is not as fun as I thought it would be.
Figured my work nickname told a little too much about me.

The Big Nasty

mlosi762
9 November 2009, 08:57
Nothing too creative in mine, but have used it on other sites in the past.

M-my first name, Mike
Losi- my last name, pronounced "Low-C", but buddies have always called me "Los"
762- 7.62mm, when I was a new private, I was assigned to a M240B team, later down the road given an M14.

TGrant
12 November 2009, 16:37
My first name is Trevor, last name is Grant. Im from a small town and everyone knows me as one of the Grant boys.

acman
12 November 2009, 21:33
I am an HVAC service tech, but all the customers call me " the Air Conditioner Man ".

Brandon

Slippers
12 November 2009, 21:48
What's on your feet? [:)]

UlfBjorn
14 November 2009, 15:28
UlfBjorn means "Wolf-Bear"
Though I'm much more of a bear than a wolf, I'm not a complete loner [:)]

chem_guy
4 December 2009, 12:14
Chem_guy

Basically its a moniker for my MOS in the Army. When I entered it was 54B - Chemical Operations Specialist (NBC){The type of warfare - not the broadcast company}.

It changed over to 74D several years ago, along with a change to CBRN (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear). But, like many other NBC folks in the military, I actually do my VERY rarely. But what the heck, the training is definitely eye-opening.

NOLACOPUSMC
4 December 2009, 13:21
I live in new Orleans, LA (NOLA)
I am a cop (COP)
I was in the USMC (USMC)

devilpig
4 December 2009, 14:05
Formerly in the USMC

Currently in LE

Devildog + Pig = DevilPig

Aragorn
13 December 2009, 22:44
Aragorn from Lord of the Rings for several reasons.

1. He's a badass. ALWAYS has the odds stacked against him, yet always finds a way to prevail. Very resourceful, amazing warrior. Best of all his leadership skills and moral values are worthy of being emulated by everyone.

2. It's my nickname. With my hair and beard I've been told I look like him. My wife thinks I exhibit alot of his personality traits.

3. God and George Washington are my two biggest hero's, but Aragorn is a close third.

Narc
14 December 2009, 03:28
Mine is simple, I work narcotics so I am a "Narc."

Devilphish
14 December 2009, 22:46
I got mine when playing America's Army with some friends online. Probably sourced from something I said one night.

aceat64
15 December 2009, 09:38
My name comes from way, way back in Elementary school. It's basically my first and only username. Basically it's "ace at 64", as in Nintendo 64, because back then I was really good at N64 games. I've thought about changing it, but I haven't come up with anything I like.

4SRecon
16 December 2009, 17:38
Well, my Father(1), Brother(2), and two Cousins(3,4) are/were all Force Recon Marines all in the 2nd Recon Battalion (if im not mistaken).

4 Force Recon Marines,

4 represents my four family members

&

"4S"= Force


Hence, 4SRecon.

Quentin
17 December 2009, 19:31
Well my middle name is Quentin which is usually uncommon enough in forums to use as a screen name. And hopefully something I won't forget! [crazy]
[:D]

SDDuc996
19 December 2009, 04:19
I have an MP5SD (HK94 conversion by RDTS) and HAD an 00' Ducati 996 until my front brakes locked up in a turn in 07'. I just use the same user name in all forums so I don't forget them.

PAGO
20 December 2009, 18:44
live in PA and i am a Gun Owner.
korny yes, but i like it.[BD]

lmtrocks
20 December 2009, 22:28
My first AR is the LMT SOPMOD gun I bought off a friend in Aug 2008 unfired for $1100 w/1 pmag, 1 LMT mag, and 100rds of black hills

Grunt167
24 December 2009, 17:30
Grunt167 'cause I was Infantry and 67 'cause that is my birth month and year... The 1 is because Grunt67 was taken when I got my first e-mail address in the '90 back in the 4800 baud days.... It reminds me that no matter how bad things are I'm not sleeping in mud and crappin' in a cat hole...

Quib
24 December 2009, 18:46
Welcome Grunt167. [:)]

Merlin-TSW
28 December 2009, 17:09
Nothing imaginative. Just my initials.

I'd say it was kind of imaginative, considering the number of us that DIDN'T think of doing that.

Merlin-TSW
28 December 2009, 17:15
Merlin is my roadname, because of the "Magic" I work on motorcycles.
TSW is an abbreviation for the name of my business, "The Scooter Wizard (http://thescooterwizard.com)"

stargazer
30 December 2009, 08:35
Stargazer from USS Stargazer, CAPT Picard's first command in Star Trek TNG. I use it, because I wish we were exploring the final frontier already.

Lastrites
9 January 2010, 08:13
Lastrites, something I did years ago before I gave up the profession.

markjacob
22 January 2010, 23:37
Hi.
MARK- My name and

JACOB-My father's name.

Liljake82
1 February 2010, 22:16
I was in a band. The drummers name was Jake and my name is Jake. Our last names started with the same letter. He's 5'5" I'm 6'6" so I became little Jake and he became big Jake.

lil=little
Jake= my name
82= 1982 the year I was born.

d90king
2 February 2010, 05:09
D90KING= Land Rover Defender 90.;) I was a big D90 dealer for years and have used it for close to 15 years...

hglucky13
4 February 2010, 09:09
hglucky13 =happy go lucky 13, 'cause i am
later
alan

mx23
4 February 2010, 22:41
mx23- Mizuno golf cubs

Like my recent BRD affliction, I was bit by the golf bug years ago and have been rabid ever since. However, since the nearest course is 250 miles away (gotta love Alaska), I get to spend a lot more time at the shooting range rather than one of the driving variety.

Griswold
5 February 2010, 08:56
My first name is Clark
I love the Vacation movies especially Christmas Vacation

Sparks134
5 March 2010, 21:23
I'm a Union electrician out of Chicago's local union #134

GraphiteBrawler
5 March 2010, 22:58
My Car (BMW 335I coupe) is painted a color called Sparkling Graphite

My freshman and sophomore year of college, I was known to my fellow greek brethren (I'm a fratboy, don't judge) as "brawler" for my Bar-antics.

Defender3
10 March 2010, 16:02
Air Force call sign.

Dutch
10 March 2010, 21:33
Defender 3 welcome aboard

811X0 or 3P051?

Dutch

Defender3
11 March 2010, 05:30
Defender 3 welcome aboard

811X0 or 3P051?

Dutch

When I joined in 1975 I was Law Enforcement, 811X2. The careerfields (Security and LE) merged in 1997 so we all transitioned to 3Ps. FWIW - I retired off the General Staff in 2003 as the Careerfield Manager, which was the ranking Chief in Security Forces (by position, not by TIG).

Def3

Dutch
11 March 2010, 22:12
Def3,

Yes you and I have meet before, been along time. I just retired as a CATM last year.

Welcome aboard you'll like this place.

By the way what happened to the M-60 gunner

Stickman
12 March 2010, 00:43
Air Force call sign.

Welcome home. Hopefully things are going well for you, its been awhile since we've talked.

Army Chief
12 March 2010, 04:46
I retired off the General Staff in 2003 as the Careerfield Manager ...

Different service and different population band, but I'm definitely feeling that particular pain right now.

AC

Defender3
12 March 2010, 05:50
Def3,

Yes you and I have meet before, been a long time. I just retired as a CATM last year.

Welcome aboard you'll like this place.

By the way what happened to the M-60 gunner

CATM? No such thing! Ha, ha, we could debate that one to death, eh? If you’re referring to the rocket scientists who decided to take their hummer into the WRM lot for a quick nap, they were 15’d, reduced and discharged. For the membership, I was at Prince Sultan Air Base, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for a year. We had one of the largest open air conventional storage sites in the world. One of the patrols, a two-person mobile patrol with mounted M-60 (yes, we were still using 60’s in 1997) decided they were tired and needed a nap (they even brought blankies with them). The brainiacs pulled their 60 from the mount and backed their hummer into a slot within the War Readiness materials motor pool lot where there were hundreds of hummers parked. Wasn’t too hard to find them though since they left the pintle mount on top of the vehicle – stuck out like a sore thumb. Hopefully that’s what you were referring too, if not, a free war story!


Welcome home. Hopefully things are going well for you, it’s been awhile since we've talked.

Drop me an IM so we can connect again. BTW – I wish I had your photo skills, not all of them, just the ones in your little finger. ;)


Different service and different population band, but I'm definitely feeling that particular pain right now.

It was a great job, but it was a tough one. No luv from the field for sure……

I appreciate all the response and thanks for the warm welcome!

rgrprib
12 March 2010, 11:32
I'm a Ranger from 2nd Batt, Ft.Lewis

rgrprib

modmycara4
12 March 2010, 17:49
I'm a Ranger from 2nd Batt, Ft.Lewis

rgrprib

right on.. Im at Lewis myself.. though I'm pog'n it over on north fort

Stickman
15 March 2010, 12:38
I'm a Ranger from 2nd Batt, Ft.Lewis

rgrprib



Just talking to one of your guys yesterday, he is getting ready to retire soon. I'm surprised he can walk with his knees as blown out as they are. I hope he is treated decently by the VA. I'm pretty sure he owes me beer now that I think about it.....


Welcome to the board, good to have you over here.

cebuboy
18 March 2010, 08:08
Just a gun nut in sunny Cebu, hence Cebuboy.

GearHead_1
24 March 2010, 10:51
GearHead_1, pretty much what comes to most peoples minds. Builder, owner, enthusiast of cars, engines, transmissions, rear ends and many other things mechanical.

2ATA
24 March 2010, 11:40
2ATA = 2 Atmospheres Absolute

I run the Hyperbaric chambers at a hospital. The largest majority of the treatments that I do are run at 2ATA or 29.4PSIG.

Stickman
24 March 2010, 11:50
2ATA = 2 Atmospheres Absolute

I run the Hyperbaric chambers at a hospital. The largest majority of the treatments that I do are run at 2ATA or 29.4PSIG.



Excellent!!

Ranger325
25 March 2010, 12:39
Howdy - another retired soldier here.

Ranger + 325 (my former Regiment in the 82d) = Ranger325

Regards,

chazthebiker
23 May 2010, 00:29
Not an outlaw biker. I used to mountain bike a whole lot and have used that handle for many years.

Timberwolf
23 May 2010, 04:57
After my PGWDTI Timberwolf in .338LM.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v104/RePete/HPIM1294.jpg

TripleBravo
23 May 2010, 12:04
Well… it’s kind of a long explanation, but… “Triple Bravo” is phonetic for “Triple B”. As a police officer, my well known nickname is “Triple B” but few know why.

The truth is that a close knit plain clothes unit I worked with for years thought that I closely resembled the Bob’s Big Boy restaurant icon. They boiled Bob’s Big Boy down to BBB or Triple B. The B to the third power became a short hand way to write my nickname while taking notes during surveillances.

When it came time to pick a trade name for my new business, Triple Bravo was the obvious choice.


http://i718.photobucket.com/albums/ww189/wjt1169/bobs-big-boy-statue.jpg

AR15barrels
23 May 2010, 17:53
Anyone that has been around AR's for at least 5 years will probably recognize my username from all the other forums.
It's the name of my company that specializes in customizing AR-15's.

70Karmin
24 May 2010, 12:16
Mine came came about because i was trying to think up something cool and drawing a blank so i used one of my old restored cars for a name. 1970 Volkswagon Karmin Ghia.

Timberwolf
2 June 2010, 06:12
One of my rifles, a PGWDTI Timberwolf in .338LM.[:D]

Nuff said.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v104/RePete/HPIM1272.jpg

.338
2 June 2010, 16:35
When I joined my first forum I wanted a user name that reflected firearms in some light, and at the time I had a .338-06 chucked up in the lathe. So I used .338-06 and shortened it to .338 in my subsequent adventures in cyberspace.

sgthoskins
8 June 2010, 12:39
Good place for my first post.

sgt = Former USMC Sgt
hoskins = last name

DogOnTheGround
8 July 2010, 20:38
Last thing we say on the radio before our partners paws touch the ground for a track or apprehension. Usually means the call just got a lot more interesting [BD]

Hayuya
20 July 2010, 23:31
Hayuya was the Indian Chief ruling my hometown during Columbus era (1470-1513)!
My hometown was named after him, however, nobody that I've seen has been named after him.

Vise
31 July 2010, 01:15
My middle name is actually Vise. It is a family name. I come from a long line of metal workers and engineers. My last name is Smith.

Dualspringfields
3 August 2010, 07:03
Dualspringfields= 2 Springfield 1911's

Name I came up with on another forum and it has stuck. Plus I have to have a back-up for all my weapons. Just in case the primary goes down.
2 1911's,2 870's,2 sniper rifles,2 hunting rifles,2 AR's and etc. Kind of anal about it. Before the wife got sick I had two of alot of different weapons.

Santa
5 August 2010, 18:23
My user name is two fold. My last name is often mistaken for Santa's last name but is pronounced different (Klaus, which rhymes with house). In addition, it of course, became my nickname and callsign in the Navy. I was an OS (Operations Specialist) and became an ASAC (Anti-submarine Air Controller) and the instructors gave me the callsign of "Santa". Also, during the holidays, I always have someone see my last name and ask me if I am related to Santa Claus.

thatdamngoat
25 September 2010, 01:35
I loved this thread! I had a '66 Pontiac GTO for a short time when I was a teenager, and made all my handles that damn goat, because it caused me a lot of trouble, and still makes me laugh.

Beaux
26 September 2010, 21:04
I was cruising the net one day and decided to join a forum and found WE. I just thought I was suppose to use my name ............

http://i8.photobucket.com/albums/a24/gmsssi/Beaux/100_0634b.jpg

Stickman
30 October 2010, 10:14
Everyone loves a lab!

Muddyboots
30 October 2010, 14:26
Back in the 80s I had a really great job as a DoD SME for an ARMY unit. I used to stand formation with the guys I was attached to. One day the Team Sergeant bothered to look at my boots which were covered with Massachusetts and yelled "Muddyboots!" It stuck. Hard. Everyone started calling me that. They even gave me name tapes that said MUDDYBOOTS on them.

I use it on all forums.

Muddyboots

Quib
30 October 2010, 19:30
They even gave me name tapes that said MUDDYBOOTS on them.

LOL..."Muddyboots" name tapes, I ended up with this..........


http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1180/5129850789_079a3d5717_z.jpg

Muddyboots
31 October 2010, 12:28
Heeeyyyy! That's COOL!

"Quibwings" are a really rare award! As a matter of fact, I've only heard of them being presented ONCE. In the post above this one! [:D]

Muddyboots

Quib
31 October 2010, 14:10
Heeeyyyy! That's COOL!

"Quibwings" are a really rare award!

LOL.....the only time I ever wore that name tag on my flight suit, was at special "unit functions". (Most of which were held at a Gasthaus, Biergarten, Fest Tent or at the NCO Club.) [:D]

GolfBravo
4 December 2010, 14:35
Better late than never, so here goes... GolfBravo are the military (NATO) phonetic letters of my first/last name.

facemate
16 January 2011, 13:24
FACEMATE, in high school I took drafting and at the urging of my pals I would change my last name on the drawings just to drive the instructor nuts. This is the one that seems to have stuck around for some 25 years. It's random alterations of part of my last name(mate) .

Skipcop
20 January 2011, 18:07
SkipCop - It is who & what I am.....

15ICAM
20 January 2011, 18:48
15I- OH-58D rated aviator, officer type ... CAM, what everyone calls me because apparently my last name is hard for some people to pronounce

and.rew
6 February 2011, 20:09
My name's Andrew and it's better than "pig pen" even though I wouldn't care much if I was called that now.

Op4guy
13 February 2011, 22:47
I ran an Opfor team and when ever I would get calls from units looking for support I would get the 'I'm looking for the opfor guy' well that's me and it has stuck ever since. I loved that gig and Op4guy rolls off the tongue so much better then 'human punching bag'.

Cannon Fodder
17 February 2011, 17:09
Cannon Fodder (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cannon_Fodder), aside from being an apt reference to line troops engaged in trench warfare, is a reference to my all-time favorite computer game. During downtime in Iraq, my group likes to cool off by playing games like Call of Duty. I love it when they yell "Ah **** , Cannon Fodder!" Something to be said about having good hand-eye coordination.

Quiet-Matt
17 February 2011, 18:15
My friends call me Quiet-Matt. My name is, well, Matt and I have a tendancy to keep my mouth shut for quite a while as I "study" new people and situations. This serves two purposes. It keeps me out of alot of trouble, and it often gives the illusion that I know what I'm doing. HA!

CLBME
18 February 2011, 09:33
Many more intersting than mine I must admit.............

My intials plus the state I live in.

OffHot
18 March 2011, 13:53
I'm a weapon systems officer (WSO) on the B-1. There are two on the jet, an OSO and DSO (Offensive and Defensive). So when executing a bomb run, after shapes have left the jet, the OSO calls "Off Hot" or Dry on the radios to JTACs, other air players, etc.

EODcrawler
18 March 2011, 16:04
EODcrawler = I'm an EOD Tech in the US Army. Crawler = I'm also into offroading, username was born on offroad forums.

echo603
19 March 2011, 14:38
Love the thread. Not too original here echo is what my company (ambulance service) calls their employees. 603 is my employee or echo number. So echo603 it is.

geistacwm
19 March 2011, 16:35
I was a graf artist a many moons ago. I now live off grid and am a bit of a misanthrope. It stuck and is suited.

usmcvet
19 March 2011, 20:01
usmcvet wait for it, here it comes.....I'm a Marine Corps Veteran.

When I was searching for a screen name I thought of a license plate I used to have. VT was late to the game allowing veterans plates so I had a vanity plate USMCVET for years, until I got sick of paying twice as much for the plate. Now it's nailed to the wall in my garage.

http://www.m4carbine.net/picture.php?albumid=304&pictureid=1520

http://www.m4carbine.net/picture.php?albumid=304&pictureid=1524

hwaya
19 March 2011, 21:55
hwaya is my Chinese name

Striker071
9 April 2011, 23:48
Well ...... there were or are or may have been "Striker Teams" in the mil. 071 has a significance to me so I merged the 2

Ghost__1
11 June 2011, 21:20
Nothing fancy here as Ghost 1 is my call sign.

nobodyspecial
14 June 2011, 10:53
Mine has nothing to do with my military service, or job, or a college nickname. I just like to keep a low profile, and not bring any attention to myself. Being a humble person led me to come up with the name "nobodyspecial"

seriousstudent
4 October 2011, 20:31
Interesting. I could have sworn I registered here years ago, but my account seems to have vanished in the mists. But my regular user name was available, so I just re-registered.

It is a pretty self-explanatory name. I don't consider myself an expert at anything. I just try to learn. I know how to use a search button, and I try to ask questions that have been posed less than three dozen times.

i recognize a lot of the usual suspects from other places. I promise to behave.

Eric
8 October 2011, 16:16
Mine has nothing to do with my military service, or job, or a college nickname. I just like to keep a low profile, and not bring any attention to myself. Being a humble person led me to come up with the name "nobodyspecial" Sometimes being the gray man is the way to roll. Welcome.

Eric
8 October 2011, 16:18
Interesting. I could have sworn I registered here years ago, but my account seems to have vanished in the mists. But my regular user name was available, so I just re-registered.
Weird. Sounds like you broke the Internet. [BD] Welcome.

niftyvt
10 October 2011, 09:59
nifty - an old and still used gamer tag. Yes, I used to be a cyber athlete and competed seriously in Counterstrike 1.5 and 1.6.
VT - I graduated from Virginia Tech

I dont game much anymore, I prefer to shoot and train for real.

MFM
28 December 2011, 23:36
MFM for Muzzle Flash Media. I'm a photographer in the tactical community...

SteveL
12 January 2012, 15:05
SteveL

My friends call me Steve but that user name is almost always already taken, so I added the first initial of my last name.

polymorpheous
29 January 2012, 09:11
Poly = more than one.
Morph = shape or form.
Morpheous = Greek god of sleep and dreams.

It's a poke at the anonymity of cyberspace.
It's been my online handle since 1998.

Gun
19 February 2012, 20:35
G U N. Do I really have to explain?


I'm Gun on at least 4 other forums, maybe 5 :confused:, and don't know why no one else
used it.

Woodpuppy
8 March 2012, 18:32
One of my first "real" summer jobs at age 15 was on a construction crew building a house in the FL Keys. The slab, columns, and tie beams were all already poured, and all the studs, beams, plywood, joists, rafters, etc. arrived in 3 containers. My job was to unload the containers onto the slab. I spent a couple days humping wood, and once the crew arrived and started on the 2nd story subfloor I humped more. "woodpuppy, go fetch me 2 x 6's and keep bringing 'em til I tell you to bring fetch the hurricane clips." Then I was known as clipdawg..... Those suckers were sharp, I still have scars on my fingers over 20 years later.

az-renegade
20 April 2012, 17:31
AZ because I live in Arizona, and this state has been good to me.

Renegade- "a person who deserts a party or cause for another." [In my case , I deserted California]

CK 187
11 December 2014, 10:56
CK 187

CK is my initials

And 187 is from my stretch i did in prison for murder (187 is the police code for murder)





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Just kidding. [:D] 187 is actually the first number issued to me back when i started racing motorcycles as a young guy. Raced motorcross, flat track, hare scrambles, ice raced, and road raced big and small bikes. I even did a summer of racing watercraft and bikes during the same season

toolboxluis00200
11 December 2014, 11:12
i did a lot of stuff when i was working retail i was the jack of all not a master of any thing
so tool box came to mind and luis is my first name

Computalotapus
11 December 2014, 11:21
Man how could I have missed this thread. My username comes from the fact that I am working on computers all day... I am the NCOIC of Chairborne Keyboard Commandos

Ride4frnt
11 December 2014, 11:44
Been the same username on all forums for years, first forum being a skiing forum. I ski on 4frnt skis.

GOST
11 December 2014, 12:10
People probably think mine comes from them Call of Duty video games, but I actually have never played one. Mine is from what my friends call me. They started calling me that soon after my wife and I had our first daughter. A lot of my friends own gyms or compete in MMA, and I do their design work for them. I've had some design work show up on UFC and Strikeforce events. After the first daughter I stopped dropping by their gyms on a regular basis, so when I would come in they would be like, " There's the ghost, what you been up to b!tch? ". So I used GOST hoping that people wouldn't confuse it with gaming.

Guinnesseb
11 December 2014, 12:18
Nothing crazy with mine. Use this screen name or similar on quite a few forums.. Been my email for longer than i can remember... Guinness has always been one of my favorite beers (Although there are many way better stouts out there) and the EB part is my initials...

Thompson
11 December 2014, 12:27
The most prettiest firearm in the world: M1A1 Thompson

GOST
11 December 2014, 13:19
Well… it’s kind of a long explanation, but… “Triple Bravo” is phonetic for “Triple B”. As a police officer, my well known nickname is “Triple B” but few know why.

The truth is that a close knit plain clothes unit I worked with for years thought that I closely resembled the Bob’s Big Boy restaurant icon. They boiled Bob’s Big Boy down to BBB or Triple B. The B to the third power became a short hand way to write my nickname while taking notes during surveillances.

When it came time to pick a trade name for my new business, Triple Bravo was the obvious choice.


http://i718.photobucket.com/albums/ww189/wjt1169/bobs-big-boy-statue.jpg
This one is great.

GOST
11 December 2014, 13:22
Two sad things from this thread. One is only a few people that posted in this thread still post here. The other is the one who started this thread is no longer with us.

CK 187
11 December 2014, 13:37
Two sad things from this thread. One is only a few people that posted in this thread still post here. The other is the one who started this thread is no longer with us.

Sad

Gaspipeshooter
11 December 2014, 14:06
Mine is pretty straightforward; I prefer gas operated guns, shotguns, ARs, and the like. Since the barrel of a gun is often referred to as "the pipe", "Gaspipeshooter" was a pretty straightforward extrapolation...

JHoward
11 December 2014, 14:06
Two sad things from this thread. One is only a few people that posted in this thread still post here. The other is the one who started this thread is no longer with us.

I remember reading when Army Chief was having a hard time, I felt for him and I was aggravated that I couldn't even comment on his thread at M4carbine...

My name is Jeret Howard... That's why I have this name.

My name on all of the diesel forums is theSLEEPER, which is funny because when you think "Sleeper" you think that the vehicle looks slow and will be fast, but that's not actually where the namne came from, it's because my friends used to say my truck sounded like it was snoring when you would punch it and let off.

Txfilmmaker
11 December 2014, 14:21
Hard to imagine that this thread has been around so long. I live in Texas and make TV shows, videos and even acted in a short film. I have worked with lots of famous people and my work has been on national TV many times. It can be "glamorous," and I enjoy it, but very few make a lot of money doing it. (Not complaining...) Thankful, actually! I do some photography, photo editing/retouching, design work to make a additional money. My real name is Marty.

SwissyJim
11 December 2014, 14:41
wow, missed this. No, I'm not from Switzerland! Had so many different forum names, and this one would not be available on that forum, that one not available on this forum, and so on. I wanted to make a name that I could use on them ALL, so I came up with SwissyJim. Swissy for the breed of dogs I own and love, the Greater Swiss Mountain Dog, or Swissy as they are affectionately known as, and Jim for my name of Jim. Lame, but it works... not found a board yet that I cannot use it on.

akersc
17 December 2014, 14:26
Um my username is pretty gdang boring.... Akers cause last name and C cause first name - My username on IG is Chivegoddess cause I used to be a hussy ;-)

Ride4frnt
17 December 2014, 14:45
Um my username is pretty gdang boring.... Akers cause last name and C cause first name - My username on IG is Chivegoddess cause I used to be a hussy ;-)

Generic...loser!

akersc
17 December 2014, 14:50
Generic...loser!

How about you kiss my arse!


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FortTom
17 December 2014, 15:04
How about you kiss my arse!


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ha..ha..ha..ha.. screwed with the wrong girl, didn't you....[:D]

Ride4frnt
17 December 2014, 15:31
How about you kiss my arse!


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Your husband would beat me up if I did that.

Dstrbdmedic167
17 December 2014, 16:13
Mines pretty simple.... Dstrbd is short for disturbed which is one of my favorite bands. Medic bc that's what I do for s living at the moment. And 167 is my EMS badge #

JoshAston
17 December 2014, 16:47
I forget

akersc
17 December 2014, 17:09
Your husband would beat me up if I did that.

We will make an exception just for you!


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Dstrbdmedic167
17 December 2014, 17:15
We will make an exception just for you!


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Feeing frisky? Hahaha

akersc
17 December 2014, 17:19
Feeing frisky? Hahaha

Crap no this is normal 😁


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FortTom
17 December 2014, 21:54
Akersc scares me a little.... go ahead and screw with her... she'll put you in your place..:P[:D]

akersc
18 December 2014, 17:11
Akersc scares me a little.... go ahead and screw with her... she'll put you in your place..:P[:D]

Hahahaha I'm not that mean........ Maybe 😉


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nonskid709
21 December 2014, 11:28
I'm a Navy submarine veteran. Non-skid paint is applied to the hull topside for traction, and my boat's hull number was SSN-709. I go by 709bubblehead on M4C...

SeattleDude
22 December 2014, 22:07
SeattleDude

Yup dude from Seattle =)

DutyUse
23 December 2014, 00:18
Surprisingly I had never seen this thread, so even though my handle is self explanatory I'll give some back-story.

I've always wanted to be in Law Enforcement, my grandfather and uncle were both local cops here in our small town. It was always a treat to get to ride in their cruisers and I can remember from a young age how proud I was of them.

While going to college for Criminal Justice (Go Campbellsville Tigers!) I had an influential professor who I really admired who had been a Warden and he really turned me on to the idea of Fish & Wildlife. So when I graduated in 2011 I had complete tunnel vision, unfortunately and unknown to me many, MANY other guys also had the same vision... So to get my foot in the door I took an entry level job and am biding my time for a Warden position to open up in my zone.

So hopefully soon I'll use "DutyUse" gear daily :D

WHSmithIV
23 December 2014, 00:37
I keep mine simple - initials & name

CarbonScoring
23 December 2014, 02:52
"You've got a lot of carbon scoring here. Looks like you boys have seen a lot of action."

Calico Jack
23 December 2014, 04:46
One of the more entertaining characters from Black Sails

Helldog
23 December 2014, 10:58
"You've got a lot of carbon scoring here. Looks like you boys have seen a lot of action."

Nice.

Helldog
23 December 2014, 11:05
Helldog- another term for a rivet buster. One of he tools of my trade as a NYC Ironworker. Sounds kind of cool as a user name I thought.

GOST
10 July 2015, 07:03
Bump

Pyzik
10 July 2015, 07:37
I don't think I've ever posted...

Last name.

Slippers
10 July 2015, 07:59
What's on your feet?

Cotton68spc
10 July 2015, 09:10
Childhood nickname favorite caliber


Check me out on YouTube and Facebook

Dstrbdmedic167
10 July 2015, 09:16
What's on your feet?

So I should have used socks instead of dstrbdmedic? 😜😜

velocity2006
10 July 2015, 09:26
Velocity, always trying to push that in my 7RM. Graduated 06.

Uffdaphil
10 July 2015, 09:52
As every Minnesotan knows, uff da is the Norwegian universal exclamation. Used to show surprise, frustration, disgust, admiration, appreciation, empathy etcetera. Intonation communicates intent.

My grandparents generation used it as a positive with fy da or nei da as negatives, but today uff da covers everything.

Jerry R
10 July 2015, 11:16
As every Minnesotan knows ...

Lindy's has the best steak in the Twin Cities !!

Uffdaphil
10 July 2015, 11:22
Love when they bring the still sizzling slab-for-two to the table and hack it in half. Still bigger portion than anywhere else.

jonpac07
23 September 2015, 11:04
Crap mine lacks a cool story.....
Name+Favorite number
Jonathan Pacheco
2007

Farva
23 September 2015, 15:18
My last name is Farrar (pronounced Fair) and when I first started at the Sheriff Dept. Other officers/deputies had a hard time pronouncing it or remembering how to pronounce it so one guy called me Farva (I guess because it looked similar to it to him?) and it kinda stuck for a while.

DeviantLogic
30 October 2015, 21:49
de•vi•ant - deviating or departing from the norm; characterized by deviation.
log•ic - a system of reasoning.

Joelski
30 October 2015, 21:55
Joel + Jet Ski = brainless antics. Hence I've had that nickname since my mid-teens.

loktite
1 June 2017, 08:19
loKtite is a gamertag that I first created for the game Tribes2. A local group of guys created a clan for it that had a naming convention that required lowercase L as first letter, and an uppercase K later in the name. I guess you could say it stuck like glue :P But the genesis of the name had nothing to do with the ever popular Loctite brand.

FortTom
1 June 2017, 16:04
If I told you, I'd have to come to your house, drink all your beer and liquor, throw up in your aquarium, and take a crap so huge it'll take weeks to unclog your toilet and clean up the damage to your house, flooring and carpet. Still want to know?

FT[:D]

fairlanericky
4 June 2017, 02:39
Mine is fairly simple.

Used to own this. '66 Fairlane GT
3565

Guys at work call me ricky

UWone77
4 June 2017, 12:28
Mine is fairly simple.

Used to own this. '66 Fairlane GT
3565

Guys at work call me ricky

So what happened to it?

Sancho Panza
4 June 2017, 16:55
3567



Sancho Panza Non Plus is my favorite cigar; Cuban, of course.

The cigar brand was named after Sancho Panza, a character in the book Don Quixote.

fairlanericky
9 July 2017, 13:18
So what happened to it?

Ex-wife, divorce, I think you get the picture. [BD] Sold it to a guy that lives near Daytona Speedway.



Ric

Stickman
10 July 2017, 09:56
As we used to say at the department. It's cheaper to keep her.

velocity2006
12 July 2017, 09:40
As we used to say at the department. It's cheaper to keep her.

Or make her sign a pre-nup lol.

Aragorn
12 July 2017, 10:21
Or make her sign a pre-nup lol.

I saw a Ferrari the other day with that on the license plate. Pre nup. I lol'ed.

fairlanericky
12 July 2017, 19:40
As we used to say at the department. It's cheaper to keep her.

It may have been cheaper but I didn't want to be a miserable S.O.B. [:D]



Ric

JMJ
16 August 2018, 16:23
First forum I ever joined was Esee’s old jungletraining and I went by my full name, when they rebooted it as the new forum I switched to my initials JMJ.