Where did you get your Username?

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How or from where did you come up with your Username?

  1. A book

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  2. I made it up

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  3. A movie

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  4. What do you mean Username that it is my real name?

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  5. Other

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  1. Ilaelin

    Ilaelin The Mother of Dragons

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    I was just curious cause there's so many people from all over the world with different and unique usernames. I thought it would be interesting to see if anyone wanted to share how they came up with theirs?
     
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  2. Ringquelle

    Ringquelle Graveyard Faerie

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    number 2.

    I got it from a name generator. I used it for my fiction first, and later I used it for myself too.

    I chose this name because its the name of the main character of my fantasy story. I'm really quite attatched to her.... very attatched even, because we have so much in common. She isn't a personal incarnation of mine or anything though.
     
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  3. Elan Morin Tedronai

    Elan Morin Tedronai The Forsaken

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    A Book.

    Elan is from Wheel Of Time, but he's better known as Ishamael, the most evilest of all the evil Forsaken.
     
  4. Cascador

    Cascador Who's Anakin?

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    A movie...Do I have to say which one?:D
     
  5. Liadan

    Liadan Insert Title Here

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    But of course :D

    Made it up, although I've been thinking about changing my username... probably not though :p
     
  6. Lady_of_Shalott

    Lady_of_Shalott Weaving the Magic Web

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    Don't! I'll get all confused.

    :D

    Mine is from the Alfred Tennyson poem "The Lady of Shalott."
     
  7. Nynaeve

    Nynaeve <a href="http://photobucket.com" target="_blank"><

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    Mine's from the Wheel of Time too, she's kinda bitchy, lol.
     
  8. Dwimmerlaik

    Dwimmerlaik Captain of Despair

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    mine is another name for the witchking , so that is why my name is that and my banner also
     
  9. Firiath

    Firiath Halfling barbarian

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    I "invented" my username. I wanted to have an elvish name for a new RPG character and in my elvish dictionary I found the word fir- (mortal), and because my RPG char was supposed to be a human I chose fir(i) to be the beginning of the name. I didn't find any elvish ending I really liked, so I just made one up. Well, actually I didn't really invent the name, because the elvish word firiath really exists, which I found out after I had chosen this name... But, however, I fell in love with this name, so it became my username, almost everywhere. Only at CoE, Yahoo and a German LotR forum my username isn't Firiath. And - of course - one of my RPG characters is called Firiath. (She's very similar to my RPG char Nevharmaiel, the only difference is the race and their behaviour....) Oh, and Firiath became the main character of my own fantasy story. It's all about her!
    Dude, I'm talking too much! :D
     
  10. §oul Bane

    §oul Bane Active Member

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    I came up with mine myself, although others have probly used it before... I had been either using this name or §in Bane, and also §oul Link at Zelda web sights. Depends on the environment. Then I saw this cool § and added it in.
     
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  11. OOCALLY

    OOCALLY New Member

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    Other -- Basic Training:)
     
  12. Alchemist

    Alchemist The Fighters Guide House Member

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    From an anime show.
     
  13. Ilaelin

    Ilaelin The Mother of Dragons

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    @ Firiath, very cool I think that's awesome how you came up with your name! I love this thread I'm always so curious.
    Oh, duh I just realized I never put in my 2 cents for this thread and I started it. I picked other, my name is actually an anagram of my real name.
    Anyone want to take a guess? :devilspin
    I use this one and one other name also and anagram for a couple of other forums but they are way slow compared with this one so this is my new home online...lol!:D
     
  14. Firiath

    Firiath Halfling barbarian

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    Ellinia? lol I have no idea, I've never been good at solving anagrams... What's the first letter of your name? ^^
     
  15. Ilaelin

    Ilaelin The Mother of Dragons

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    It's an L and it's common but not in English. There's a small hint in my banner...that's why I had Mr. :devilspin it's not any easy one to guess! :D
     
  16. Plish

    Plish Soul Sailing Psychonaut

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    I made up my name, i love it
     
  17. Ilaelin

    Ilaelin The Mother of Dragons

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    ^^Plish what did you do with Aaronan?^^ lol...j/k! :D
     
  18. Ainuudar

    Ainuudar Death Knight of the Drow

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    thats very cool. i must say i got my name for a mmo myself. it was from a name generator but when i was walking around in the towns everyone was like thats a cool name did you think of that yourself...im like sure. after that i started looking at it more and it looked more and more dark elvish, which was my character race at the time. so all of my dark elves had a name like aiinuudar or ainuudar or ainnuudar. any fantasy game i have i name my dude ainuudar. and im doing this lil short story in my spare time, drizzt vs ainuudar (and a couple of my old guildies)
     
  19. Meteorain

    Meteorain Magical & Mystical

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    yea...and also completely insane...and now...well lets jsut say...he won't be bothering Rand :p

    I got mine from a game

    Final Fantasy VII to be exact
     
  20. Lady Cyllíeth

    Lady Cyllíeth WillExplodeUnderPressure

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    I couldn't decide between "Cylleth" and "Cyllien" so it ended up in "Cyllíeth" (speak:Kill-ee-eth:D).
    It's elvish and means something like messenger.
     
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