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Old 10-29-2013, 01:15 PM   #1
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Someone made a comment about my name: snowblind5150 and it got me wondering if your forum name got picked based on anything meaningful to you or if it wound up being based on a random string of available characters.

5150 is the police code for escaped mental patient, and snowblind is a condition where you become unable to see from prolonged exposure to light reflecting from snow.

My family thinks I'm crazy because when it snows, all I want to do is go snowboarding. Hence: snowblind5150.

What's up with your name?


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Old 10-29-2013, 07:26 PM   #2
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That's clever. I chose geek_chaser because my husband and I are huge geeks. Appearantly a geek chaser is like a chubby chaser, but for geeks. That and when I think of a chaser, I think beer. So it has two meanings to me.


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Old 10-29-2013, 07:33 PM   #3
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Well,since I made mention of what the numbers in your name mean snowblind,I'll tell y'all mine. It means "union rodder" not union rider. I belong to the same UAW local my father did. And we we're both hot rodders,hence unionrdr. Occasionally mistaken by Ispell & other spell checkers as "uniondr",which is totally wrong. Nor does it mean I'm a Northern sympathizer. You have to join the union to work at Ford,etc.
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Old 10-29-2013, 07:38 PM   #4
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Mine came from my undergrad days. I rushed to turn in a research thesis and on the way there, I fumbled it. They were doing construction at the time and the binder got really dusty.

My professor reluctantly accepted the binder, but said this in a Czech accent, "Rodel, this is inadequate. You cannot be a dirty chemist. "

Boo ya.
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Old 10-29-2013, 07:41 PM   #5
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In all honesty. I thought this name up as an Xbox Gamertag and it has stuck since. It doesn't really mean anything in particular.
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Old 10-29-2013, 07:45 PM   #6
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i think mine is self explanatory... but i will say for the uninitiated. it means to take a small drink from a beverage. this is often called a sip. being that beer is so tasty i dare you to take Just a SIP
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Old 10-29-2013, 08:25 PM   #7
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I shamelessly ripped mine from the greatest television show ever produced in the history of mankind ever: Futurama
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Spent 5 years as a coffee roaster. Somewhere along the line my boss left a roasters note and referred to me as roastquake. An earthquake of roast. I believe it was shortly after an earth-shaking day of heavy roasting to fill urgent orders.
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I'm from Scotland and I brew. Simples!
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Old 10-29-2013, 08:52 PM   #10
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Lumpy is derived from my last name Lemp. I used to drink Labatt 50. I used Lumpy50 originally online but ran into other 50 so I changed that to 5oh


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