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Re: Where did you get your username from?

Post by Thrawn » August 20th, 2010, 2:47 am

The person behind my name. Basically, I used to be good at thinking, and love strategy games. I didn't want to call myself Grand Admiral Thrawn, so I stuck w/ the shorter name. Everywhere else on the internet, I'm known as Viers, a name based off of the main character (Richard St. Viers) of a book entitled "Swordspoint" by Ellen Kushner.
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Re: Where did you get your username from?

Post by johndh » August 20th, 2010, 6:03 am

Thrawn wrote:Everywhere else on the internet, I'm known as Viers, a name based off of the main character (Richard St. Viers) of a book entitled "Swordspoint" by Ellen Kushner.
Not to be confused with another officer of the Galactic Empire.
It's spelled "definitely", not "definately". "Defiantly" is a different word entirely.

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Re: Where did you get your username from?

Post by Radament » August 20th, 2010, 10:08 am

Thrawn wrote:The person behind my name. Basically, I used to be good at thinking, and love strategy games. I didn't want to call myself Grand Admiral Thrawn, so I stuck w/ the shorter name. Everywhere else on the internet, I'm known as Viers, a name based off of the main character (Richard St. Viers) of a book entitled "Swordspoint" by Ellen Kushner.
I always thought that avatar had something to do with Star-Trek.

Good ole' Radament was the creepy mummy in the sewers of Lut Gholein, from Diablo 2.

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Re: Where did you get your username from?

Post by Hulavuta » August 20th, 2010, 11:39 am

Radament wrote:
Thrawn wrote:The person behind my name. Basically, I used to be good at thinking, and love strategy games. I didn't want to call myself Grand Admiral Thrawn, so I stuck w/ the shorter name. Everywhere else on the internet, I'm known as Viers, a name based off of the main character (Richard St. Viers) of a book entitled "Swordspoint" by Ellen Kushner.
I always thought that avatar had something to do with Star-Trek.

Good ole' Radament was the creepy mummy in the sewers of Lut Gholein, from Diablo 2.
Me too. Maybe it was the saurians in his avatar? XD


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Re: Where did you get your username from?

Post by Midnight_Carnival » August 20th, 2010, 12:06 pm

If I wasn't Midnight_Carnival (and Grey_Area), I'd probably have called myself "Awisemanonce" -just to see people quote me:
Awisemanonce wrote:It would have looked great
...apparenly we can't go with it or something.

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Re: Where did you get your username from?

Post by Zarel » August 20th, 2010, 12:10 pm

Midnight_Carnival wrote:If I wasn't Midnight_Carnival (and Grey_Area), I'd probably have called myself "Awisemanonce" -just to see people quote me:
Shoulda added spaces. Looks kinda bad without spaces. :|

(Unless phpBB doesn't support spaces, in which case, underscores pls)
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Re: Where did you get your username from?

Post by Hulavuta » August 20th, 2010, 12:11 pm

Yeah, I thought it was a mispelling of "Awesome Man Once (with an aaa sound)"
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Re: Where did you get your username from?

Post by Captain_Wrathbow » August 20th, 2010, 1:44 pm

Thrawn wrote:The person behind my name. Basically, I used to be good at thinking, and love strategy games. I didn't want to call myself Grand Admiral Thrawn, so I stuck w/ the shorter name.
OHH! :Awesome:
I always thought it was Star Trek too... (cause of the avatar) ...dunno why.
So wait.... does SSD stand for Super Star Destroyer?

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Re: Where did you get your username from?

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Re: Where did you get your username from?

Post by Lord-Knightmare » August 20th, 2010, 3:03 pm

I got my username from:
1. I was from boyhood (7-10 yrs) drawn to the "Darth Vader" character in Star Wars, who was a Sith Lord
2. And I liked Knights and Dragons, as I had watched a lot of movies or read a lot of books about them.
3. One time I read a book called "Knightmare" and I liked the name.
4. When I was a child, I always dreamt of being a dark lord ruling over an entire continent
5. When I first signed from the forums I found out that "Knightmare" was taken, so I named myself "Lord-Knightmare"

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Re: Where did you get your username from?

Post by shadowm » August 20th, 2010, 8:09 pm

Zarel wrote:(Unless phpBB doesn't support spaces, in which case, underscores pls)
phpBB supports whitespace in usernames. wesnothd doesn't. Hence, we use underscores here since...since some date.
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Re: Where did you get your username from?

Post by sur.nhm » August 21st, 2010, 11:38 am

shadowmaster wrote:
Zarel wrote:(Unless phpBB doesn't support spaces, in which case, underscores pls)
phpBB supports whitespace in usernames. wesnothd doesn't. Hence, we use underscores here since...since some date.
Or periods, except the MP Server doesn't support these :evil:
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Re: Where did you get your username from?

Post by shadowm » August 21st, 2010, 3:51 pm

You probably joined before I changed the username validation rules. Naturally, old accounts wouldn't be automatically fixed for various reasons.

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$regex = '[A-Za-z0-9_-]+';
Only characters from the A-Z, a-z, 0-9 ranges, and underscores and dashes, are allowed since then.
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Re: Where did you get your username from?

Post by tyler » August 21st, 2010, 4:28 pm

It's my first name.

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Re: Where did you get your username from?

Post by terakay273 » August 21st, 2010, 9:26 pm

Terakay is the main character of a fantasy novel I'm working on, and 273 is my favorite number (I have no idea why).
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