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A long way from where I started
Nov 13, 2012 - 10:19pm PT
but everyone loved "pudding"

Especially chocolate pudding!

Trad climber
South Slope of Mt. Tabor, Portland, Oregon, USA
Nov 14, 2012 - 01:08am PT
Dig it, Plaidman. But for a while, Batman WAS called The Batman.
Seriously. In the comic books.

I am not a comic book character. Just A character.
Captain...or Skully

Nov 14, 2012 - 01:09am PT
So far.....
The user formerly known as stzzo

Sneaking up behind you
Nov 14, 2012 - 01:17am PT
Screen names are internet tradition.

Mountain climber
The Other Monrovia- CA
Nov 14, 2012 - 01:19am PT
We all wanne be someone we're not, right?

Social climber
Portland, Oregon
Nov 14, 2012 - 01:41am PT
I'm easily discoverable to registered users (via my email address, which I've used for decades in many different 'net contexts), but my screen name does provide a bit of obfuscation to folks who aren't registered. That's the line I've decided upon. Seems to work so far.

Gold Canyon, AZ
Nov 14, 2012 - 01:47am PT
I just couldn't come up with anything cool.

Curt Shannon

Trad climber
Nov 14, 2012 - 01:48am PT
my guess is that Roger Brown is 60 or older, thus his confusion over proper use of the internet.


ps Roger you have the most boring name ive ever heard, you should seize any opportunity to call yourself something more cool.

from out where the anecdotes roam
Nov 14, 2012 - 07:35am PT
never been called hooblie in a tone i didn't embrace. my "nom de valley" is
all i got left of those days except for fond memories so i'm stickin' withit.

if you aim to administrate me, i guess we'd have to go formal

Social climber
Nov 14, 2012 - 09:22am PT
Didn't a climbing rag editor give Dingus his moniker which he gladly adopted? Maybe my memory fails me at this advanced age...

Sport climber
Boulder, Colorado!
Nov 14, 2012 - 09:30am PT
Not all people using screen names are hiding. I used one when I signed up thinking that was the protocol. Yet, I've never hidden who I am. My 'real name' has been posted here a zillion times.

Ice climber
chingadero de chula vista
Nov 14, 2012 - 10:15am PT
Bonana fanna fo
fee fi mo


Trad climber
Where the Hoback and the mighty Snake River meet
Nov 14, 2012 - 10:17am PT
DMT must be a spook, I don't have no "About Us" button.

Yo dude, took me like 5 years for the light bulb to go on about yer screen name. Blondes ;->

Edited; (Oops, there it is, whakinyasaybout a blonde with no coffee and small print?)

I know Roger, he's real and likes pancakes.

Ice climber
chingadero de chula vista
Nov 14, 2012 - 10:17am PT
^there is no button, but it is there. Interestingly enough it is called "About Us" - I looked at it over a zillion times

yo Crimpie, yo tam bien

had to look up a zillion

was informed that it is "an indeterminately huge number"

since it is indeterminate then I'm safe in saying my name has popped up on the order of a zillion times

Uncle tam bien


Trad climber
East Coast US
Nov 14, 2012 - 10:19am PT
I don't use my real name because it ends up adding to my search engine results. I often times say stupid things or things that can be easily taken out of context on message boards that I'd prefer not be tied to my online persona.

My real name is readily available in my email address. I'm not hiding, just trying to look less psychotic.

For those who have been posting on internet message boards, forums, or commenting on online news articles for more than a year or two and consistently use their real name, do a Google search on your name. You might be shocked, delighted, or impressed with what you find.

Trad climber
Nov 14, 2012 - 10:41am PT
What Calli.... I mean Crimpie said!


Guy Kenny
aka Prod.

Edit** I got the 69th post!!!

Sport climber
Boulder, Colorado!
Nov 14, 2012 - 10:54am PT
Hahaha! I just looked and thought, "who got the lucky 69?" Couldn't have gone to a better guy Prod. :)

mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Nov 14, 2012 - 11:39am PT
the mouse got to merced in 1961 as Brian

within a month he became rodentized

from is more hick-sounding than of, which suggests vanity

not terribly vain

everyone's from somewhere

most are here now

some are going nowhere

the rest may as well be in the middle of a desert in California.

so Duh!

I'm waking up. I've been unconscious. And I'm burning up with thirst. Who's got a soda?!

Thank you, Andy! Quite the best compliment I've had here...

But none of this addresses "icon-changing whimsy."

Truckee, CA
Nov 14, 2012 - 12:01pm PT
...because Velociraptor Dickstump was taken already. Didn't know there was another one.

Just kidding, my names really Dirk Gherkin

Trad climber
Montana, Whitefish
Nov 14, 2012 - 12:50pm PT
A rose by any other name.....

Doesn't matter to me what people want to call themselves. I picked my screen name in memory of a dog I had for 15 years. My furry friend died about the time I started visiting discussion forums so I chose to honor him in this manner. (Chewy was already taken so I went with Chewybacca)

I think it is kind of silly to assume we are hiding from something, or are going to be rude, just because we use a different screen name.

edit- Many of us have our real names in our profile.
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