How Did You Get Your Screen Name? Tell us where your name comes from!
Posted 17 October 2006 - 05:29 PM
Posted 01 January 2007 - 04:01 AM
Back when we first started homeschooling in 1995, dh and I had to come up with a name for our school. Dh was very into wood working and wanted some kind of tree in the name. We found mentioned in the Bible that Abraham rested under terebinth trees. We liked that, so our school name became Terebinth Academy.
When I went to get an email for our school, Terebinth_Academy was taken, so I used Terebinthtree instead. The name stuck and I’ve used it ever since.
Terebinth trees are still around in the Middle East. The tree is similar to an oak tree.
Posted 01 January 2007 - 04:22 AM
Used to avoid confusing people.
Used so that they would know who to blame, who to ask questions of, who to throw purple confetti at if they get tired of all of the purple here at Scrap Girls (which, by the way - in case you don't have a monitor that sees the color correctlyy - is actually a pinky color not a blue-purple! If you print it out on a good printer, you will see what I mean...)
Actually, shortened version of my real name - Rozanne - which nobody can get right. The X in the Paxman keeps migrating over there and messing it up. Then people get embarrassed because they get it wrong. If I don't correct them, they get embarrassed that I didn't tell them bout it. So Ro keeps everyone from getting embarrassed.
Easier to type. Since I type so much, that is a good thing.
I now have the name RO hanging on my wall, so that means that is is permanent. If you have something hanging on your wall, it has to be permanent right?
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Posted 01 January 2007 - 08:18 AM
Now that I am a stay at home mom and no longer in the financial services industry, maybe I'm just trying to hang on to a little piece of the old me? I'm proud to be a mom!
Posted 01 January 2007 - 12:40 PM
SFC= Sergeant First Class
G.I. Jill= I've been called that since high school ROTC. It was pretty unusual to see a girl in ROTC then- very very common now.
I was GI Jill years and years before Demi Moore tried to be a GI Jane. (ha! I laugh at that movie! best military comedy since Stripes!)
I've been sfcgijill ever since I first logged on the internet. Tried to change many times, nothing else really fits.
Posted 02 January 2007 - 04:25 PM
Nothing too creative here...first name, last inital Duh
Posted 03 January 2007 - 04:42 AM
The other screen name I have used is ecestudent2004. I was going back to college at the time and was supposed to graduate in 2004. I was diagnosed with cancer and had to leave school. I haven't gotten back yet. But I will be come September. I am now Cancer free!!!
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New goal to finish a page now and then, even with a new baby.
Posted 16 January 2007 - 09:39 AM
Originally, I started using this ID as my Ebay ID. I'm a total Ebay addict. Ever since I started using this ID for Ebay, I've pretty much stuck with it on any new ID I need for internet nicknames.
But the original idea came from having 3 children of my own (I also have 2 step-daughters) and my love of dragonflies.
DH is trying to convince me to get a tattoo of 3 little dragonflies, but I'm still not sure I like the idea of being THAT attached to it.
Posted 16 January 2007 - 10:09 AM
On other message boards I was "sneffy." That was created when I opened up a new email account and wanted a slight variation from my name (S. Neff), because an initial and last name supposedly makes it easy for people to send junk emails. So sneffy became a nickname - and it's cute when my friends use it.
But when I came here, I just decided to be myself.
Posted 23 January 2007 - 05:02 PM
* Smile ~ it makes people wonder what you're up to!
*Instead of telling God how big your problems are, try telling your problems how big your God is!
*Chocolate is a vegetable, it comes from a bean!
*How can anyone look at a sunset and not believe in God? --Anonymous
"Laughing will lengthen your life, laughing at me will shorten it"
*A train station is where the train stops. A bus station is where the bus stops. On my desk, I have a work station...
Hey look! A Gallery!!!!
Posted 23 January 2007 - 11:22 PM
The verse in 1 Corinthians 4:7 says it all. To HIM be the glory!
Thanks to all for sharing~
Posted 24 January 2007 - 01:41 PM
I couldn't tell you how many times I've heard "April Showers" instead of my name growing up. Can't believe even teachers thought they were being original. But in my early 20's, I decided to Embrace it. First on the cake for my Bridal Shower- where I had my mom pipe "April's Shower."
Now I just smile.
And never tease anyone about their name.
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Posted 24 January 2007 - 10:35 PM
Mine is kinda boring but has been around a long time. My maiden name began with a B and thru school the teachers always took role call by last name/first name so my pals started calling me BS (why my friends thought this was a neat nickname I'll never know!).
Well....BS isnt exactly something I prefer to be called. So when I got married, my new last name began with an S so I combined the two initials and added it to my first name for Shawna B S
Lots of people read it as Shawn abs--boy do I wish my abs were something to write about! LOL
Posted 29 January 2007 - 10:18 PM
As for me... very boring... I really am Darlene H.
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Posted 22 February 2007 - 10:27 PM
mine's just the last syllable from the 1st word in my name plus the 2nd word in my name - which is also the name i go by everyday. quite a common javanese name in indonesia, and put together, they mean 'on the moon' or 'ms wulan'.
oh yeah, most indonesians do not use first or last names, which is kinda a problem when we register online!