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Re: Why did you pick your username?
« Reply #100 on: June 06, 2017, 03:44:19 pm »
I use the name Ferine Breed in most furry spaces. Cleopatra is just my fursona's name.
"Ferine" originally came from a Tumblr writing tips blog, and it means "feral." I liked the idea of a "feral group," so I just went with synonyms.
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Re: Why did you pick your username?
« Reply #101 on: June 06, 2017, 03:58:22 pm »
I usually use SkylerSaysWhat, TimeItCorrectly, or darts401/darts301/darts101 as usernames because I like to have somewhat funny usernames, at least they were funny at the time to me. there's not really a story behind it
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Re: Why did you pick your username?
« Reply #102 on: June 06, 2017, 04:01:59 pm »
I chose Bluefox Longtail because I'm blue and wanted a furry-y name.
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Re: Why did you pick your username?
« Reply #103 on: August 15, 2017, 09:38:54 pm »
My brother always says karma's a bitch when we play Mario party
So one day we were playing and I was like karma could be a legit online name
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Re: Why did you pick your username?
« Reply #104 on: August 15, 2017, 10:11:50 pm »
My most common username now is FoxHeartedReaper, because I can relate to foxes, everyone knows about my reaper obsession, and my fursona is a reaper. Other than that I use FoxiRavenheart for obvious reasons, and very occasionally still KuroKitsune.

My username on ChickenSmoothie is ~ Sebastian ~ because my entire profile there has been dedicated to Sebastian Michaelis from the moment I joined (no I'm not obsessed), and I put the ~ thingies there to make it fancy. My username and profile theme has literally been the same since I joined there.

Aaaand my Animal Jam username was WolfieDoggy because I was 8 years old, and I liked wolves and wolfdogs... only I apparently had a very immature way of converting it into a username. xD
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Re: Why did you pick your username?
« Reply #105 on: August 15, 2017, 10:36:06 pm »
zazanga, zangarootwo, and balooga are what I use most often. they're pretty weird, and I like that.
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Re: Why did you pick your username?
« Reply #106 on: August 17, 2017, 03:44:10 am »
That feel when you keep looking at a thread thinking, I've posted here before for sure, I know I have! And then keep passing it on... Only to actually go through it fully and realize you never posted... Woops.

The short cut and simple version of the story is simply that I use TodTheFox because it's the shorthand for Tod The Fox and works better for websites since not allow spaces. TodTheFox obviously refers to the character Tod from the Fox and the Hound. I choose that name for my character after I had a random discussion I had with my family about how I got my name and other names I'd have probably preferred. (Emphasis on random I did not start a conversation just to point out how I don't like my name and would have preferred others, it got that more naturally.) My mom jokingly threw Tod out there when I said I'd have probably preferred another name and it really got me thinking. From there it really just sort of grew on me. After that I made a new character named Tod, he became my new primary Fursona, and now I have the username TodTheFox.

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Re: Why did you pick your username?
« Reply #107 on: August 17, 2017, 06:32:42 am »
Warning: Really cringy story

So I'd say a few years ago when I was around 11/12 years old I was watching a CoD video (That was my obsession/main time-killer at the time) and I saw a username of somebody in the final killcam called 'C4theWin'. Back then my English was tolerable, and since I didn't really know what C4 was back then I just rolled with it. It was only then that I came up with the brilliant idea of replacing 'Win' in that username with 'Slime' since I played a lot of Minecraft, and Slimes were by far my favorite mob. And so my username 'C4theSlime' was born! It doesn't really reference anything, I just like how it sounds. I have however made a slime wolf sona named Seyfourd, honouring that name! (Sey four d. 'Sey' being how you pronounce C in dutch and Four referencing the 4 in C4.)

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Re: Why did you pick your username?
« Reply #108 on: August 29, 2017, 10:31:51 pm »
shutupavery: based off those vine names that editors had (Like chill out mason or whatever). I just liked it I guess since I sometimes don't know when to stop.
I'm starting to use it on other sites. If it isn't taken already.
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Re: Why did you pick your username?
« Reply #109 on: September 04, 2017, 10:48:31 am »
I picked bones because it was spooky
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Re: Why did you pick your username?
« Reply #110 on: October 04, 2017, 01:01:17 pm »
Did I never post here? The heck

My original fursona name was Rocky Road, my very first fursona who was an African Wild Dog (I'm actually planning on reviving him). But not under the same name because I believe that I am a much different person than before and that name wouldn't suit my character anymore

Anyways
When I got Shia I didn't know what to name her but I had a shark plushie named Shia, so that's how she came to be
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Re: Why did you pick your username?
« Reply #111 on: October 04, 2017, 01:10:20 pm »
the Shope Papilloma virus is a disease that gives rabbits horn-like tumors.
It was discovered by Richard E. Shope.
My fursona, Shope, is a jackalope, a rabbit with antlers.
Pretty self-explanitory. XD
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Re: Why did you pick your username?
« Reply #112 on: October 04, 2017, 02:57:17 pm »
I like foxes and ravens. 'Nuff said.
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Re: Why did you pick your username?
« Reply #113 on: October 05, 2017, 07:58:44 pm »
Axle was a name I've always liked.
It's such a bad*ss name, and it suited my fursona well.
Now for Donny, it was simply because it was meant to be. The name clicked with the character.
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Re: Why did you pick your username?
« Reply #114 on: April 09, 2018, 03:14:02 pm »
If you don't know how I got my username, you obviously never get on here...
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Re: Why did you pick your username?
« Reply #115 on: April 09, 2018, 03:25:49 pm »
My username is a kinda sorta combination/butchering of my IRL name, I think the first time I used it was when I made my gmail account quite a few years ago, and it just kinda stuck. Also absolutely no one can pronounce it.
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Re: Why did you pick your username?
« Reply #116 on: April 09, 2018, 06:06:15 pm »
Ulm comes from a meme in the EU4 community, I have used it on my steam account for a long time, so I use here on FT!

I will be switching my name to Alva very soon though, I am working on an icon for my FT account, once I finish it I will rename myself.
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Re: Why did you pick your username?
« Reply #117 on: April 09, 2018, 09:45:11 pm »
My old username, Kuroi_Kiryu was my persona for a few years. A dark blue haired demon oml. It also came from my massive ship with Zero Kiryu from Vampire Knight and Kuroi means black, or my name in Japanese. I cringe every time i introduce myself in Japanese because of this phase x-x

Toastie or Toastiefur, came from my nickname from a few friends when my "persona" became a toaster. The fur was just me becoming a furry oops <w>
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Re: Why did you pick your username?
« Reply #118 on: April 09, 2018, 10:04:40 pm »
I've started using the username tropiicaltiger online now
I just grew up in a tropical environment and I really love tigers along with all other types of felines
plus zeno is a tiger with a shark tail so it fit perfectly
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Re: Why did you pick your username?
« Reply #119 on: April 09, 2018, 11:04:57 pm »
Just sounds nice  ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
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