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tea and dandelions

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Re: Explain your Username!
« Reply #150 on: September 01, 2008, 10:24:26 pm »
I love Tea,who dosent?

And My Grate Gandmother who died last year, allways had me blow the dandelion seeds in her yard when I was young because she loved them,and now I do too.
And People use to eat them back in the old days.



Tea anyone?
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Re: Explain your Username!
« Reply #151 on: September 01, 2008, 10:36:37 pm »
My username is... my name.  Well, my nickname.  Terribly exciting, I know.
People kept misspelling my name (Caitlin) as Catlin for some reason, which is truncated to Cat, which led to Kitty.

Not steampunkish at all, but it's the name I use practically everywhere and it was available here, so I used it.
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ByChrisAnderSoN

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« Reply #152 on: September 02, 2008, 12:10:22 am »
My username is ... my real Name, it's simple  ;D

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« Reply #153 on: September 02, 2008, 12:15:29 am »
I used to wear alot of chains and a bunch of keys on my pants, so I jingled when I walked and my name is Joe :) so my friends gave me the nickname JingleJoe, I still wear my keys sometimes but not days I have other things that jingle like bits of metal in my pockets from building things, or a voltmeter :D
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Re: Explain your Username!
« Reply #154 on: September 02, 2008, 01:20:55 am »
I'm a girl scout leader and Toad is my camp name....and I'm slightly obsessed with them(see the hobby thread).  Clockwork's just steamy.  And if I had any clockworking skills at all that would be my first project.
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Re: Explain your Username!
« Reply #155 on: September 02, 2008, 01:22:31 am »
I am mad, unmarried, and live by a Holmesian philosophy. It seemed appropriate for me.


Oh, and by the by... Being a student of Latin, I must say I very much like "Magister".

Now, are you unmarried because you are mad? Or are you mad because you are unmarried? Or are you unmarried because you live by a Holmesian philosophy, or are you mad because you live by a Holmesian philosophy? Or! Or! I'm overstimulated, I need to put a brown paper bag over my head now. :(


Now imagine the horror of clothing shopping. 39-32-39 and only 4' 10" is beyond annoying when clothing shopping. I want to know why clothing stores think all tiny women have huge hips in relation to the bust region.
I always have a nightmare when I try to buy a dress, I'm a UK size 8-10 and have a tiny back and waist but *ahem* a "generous" chest. So dresses that would fit me in the back don't fit me in the front, and dresses that would fit me in the front are like sacks! It's very annoying. I also get vexed that the petite clothing is for women from 4'11 to 5'3...That's a big difference! Petite things are always too long for me  :(

*sorry to veer off-topic!*
I know! It's horrible trying to find a dress that fits! Err, wait a minute... I'm a guy. It's horrible trying to find shirts, and pants that fit! Even the shirts for 12 year olds are all too long, I don't like shirts that drape over my belt-line. I like it when my belt is visible without having to tuck in my shirt (fashion no-no!).
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Re: Explain your Username!
« Reply #156 on: September 02, 2008, 01:40:04 am »
I am mad, unmarried, and live by a Holmesian philosophy. It seemed appropriate for me.


Oh, and by the by... Being a student of Latin, I must say I very much like "Magister".

Thank you Miss Holmes. As you have guessed, I am quite the fan of Latin myself, though I wish I had a much greater grasp of it than I do.

And, might I add, that I quite like your name as well. Any friend of the great detective is a friend of mine.  ;D

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Re: Explain your Username!
« Reply #157 on: September 02, 2008, 02:11:47 am »
"A gentleman need not know Latin, but he should at least have forgotten it." --Brander Matthews.

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Re: Explain your Username!
« Reply #158 on: September 02, 2008, 02:35:15 pm »
My name is a modification of the user name I have been using for years. I started using it on the Tribes 2 forums back in that games hay day.

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Re: Explain your Username!
« Reply #159 on: September 02, 2008, 02:49:10 pm »
I'm a freelance photographer and art director/designer - hence: rogue designer.

One of the usernames I've been using since 1996 or so.
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Re: Explain your Username!
« Reply #160 on: September 02, 2008, 11:54:12 pm »
my username...
well I like Paul Verlaine as well as Claude Debussy's Suite Bergamasque.  Moonlight suits me.  I've been using the name online for 8+ years now.

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Re: Explain your Username!
« Reply #161 on: September 03, 2008, 12:54:52 am »
I suppose I could have picked a more suitable username but I chose my common penname.

Bezier is a type of curve that is controlled by the position of control vertices. I do 3D.

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Re: Explain your Username!
« Reply #162 on: September 03, 2008, 04:14:22 am »
I suppose I could have picked a more suitable username but I chose my common penname.

Bezier is a type of curve that is controlled by the position of control vertices. I do 3D.

It's better than calling yourself 'Spline' I suppose.  ;)

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Re: Explain your Username!
« Reply #163 on: September 03, 2008, 06:03:20 am »
I suppose I could have picked a more suitable username but I chose my common penname.

Bezier is a type of curve that is controlled by the position of control vertices. I do 3D.

It's better than calling yourself 'Spline' I suppose.  ;)

Or worse – NURBS.
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Re: Explain your Username!
« Reply #164 on: September 03, 2008, 06:04:43 am »
I chose CapnSefina because I've been more interested in the Airship Pirate version of Steampunk and Sefina is an RPG character of mine that has evolved through bunches of different fandoms.
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Re: Explain your Username!
« Reply #165 on: September 03, 2008, 06:16:08 am »
My friends call me "Baron" either due to my Victorian affectations or their belief that I am secretly the son of Baron Samedi and of course, my real name is Pablo.
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Re: Explain your Username!
« Reply #166 on: September 03, 2008, 06:20:09 am »
A Lady Friend of mine has a pup named Baron Pablo.
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Re: Explain your Username!
« Reply #167 on: September 03, 2008, 06:34:48 am »
I suppose I could have picked a more suitable username but I chose my common penname.

Bezier is a type of curve that is controlled by the position of control vertices. I do 3D.

It's better than calling yourself 'Spline' I suppose.  ;)

Or worse – NURBS.

AI-YA! Yeah that would be pretty bad.

Jack Corvus

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Re: Explain your Username!
« Reply #168 on: September 03, 2008, 02:12:14 pm »
Jack Corvus is a main character in a steampunk line of stories I am supposed to be writing instead of hanging out on this forum. British aristocrat and Baron who learned magic from transylvanian vampire cult and later Taoist mages. He's currently having some dark-light yin-yang balance issues going on. 

Traveller from the early victorian period who comes out of the himalyas to find its 1920.


At any rate he's an alter ego persona for me, extremely dark type with the hero/anti-hero conflict going on.

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« Reply #169 on: September 06, 2008, 02:09:11 am »
Spionen means "the spy" in Swedish. It's a screenname I've been using ever since I was an exchange student in Sweden during high school. I also use SpyTrap, Empired, and occasionally even my real name, Sierra.

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Re: Explain your Username!
« Reply #170 on: September 06, 2008, 02:12:06 am »
Well its my real name lol, and also the family name, and the name of my ancestor inventor William murdoch, the guy who invented gas street lamps, among other things.
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« Reply #171 on: September 06, 2008, 07:06:27 am »
Well, my usual name is Argiope aurantia, the latin name of a species of garden spider I adore. I put the Mlle on the beginning for steampunkish fun.
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« Reply #172 on: September 06, 2008, 07:25:04 am »
The (not-so-)good doctor has been a character in various roleplaying games I've run through the years.  He's become such a signature villian of mine that the first time that a reference that might even remotely be construed as being related to Dr. Oliver David Cross, even be it simply the initials ODC being seen on a canehead in the umbrella stand at a dining parlour, my players are known to respond in a manner consistant with being informed that one's execution date has been set.  As he's always, no matter the setting of the game, been a mad scientist of some sort, I figured he would be the perfect representation of my will on this site.
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HoratioHolzbein

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« Reply #173 on: September 06, 2008, 01:35:14 pm »
Horatio Holzbein has been my painting pseudonym since 1996.  The rationale goes something like this:

Quintus Horatius Flaccus (65BC to 8BC) was a Roman poet who influenced painters and artists not only in his own time (the time of Augustus) but later - thanks to many translations - artists from the Renaissance to the end of the 19th century (when classical studies started to fall out of favour).
His family name was 'Horatius' (which evolved into Horace, Horacio and Horatio).

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Horatio has nautical overtones (Nelson, Hornblower, etc), I like the sea (I have a yachtmasters certificate). 
So that's Horatio accounted for.

Holbein was a painter.
Holzbein means 'wooden leg'
Holzbein would like to paint like Holbein but is disabled by unequal talent  :)

Therefore:  Holzbein is mildly smirkworthy! ;D

Altogether = Horatio Holzbein, is an artist with a sense of humour  - who likes the sea and would really like to be an 'artist-pirate'!
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« Reply #174 on: September 06, 2008, 03:07:28 pm »
Watson is my middle name, and it sounds definitively steampunkish :D.
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