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How did you choose your username?

(95 Posts)
Azie09 Tue 21-Feb-17 16:12:42

Apologies in advance if this has been asked before and not asking for secrets but I often notice my username was think that it was done in a tizz after finding half a dozen usernames weren't acceptable. My name begins with A but after that, it's a random creation.

Some of you have brilliant names, so creative. Any good stories? wink

Azie09 Tue 21-Feb-17 16:14:41

And I did preview that post and still ended up not noticing some words I should have deleted when I made a correction. Sorry!

ninathenana Tue 21-Feb-17 16:16:20

Mine is connected to my middle name.

tanith Tue 21-Feb-17 16:16:25

Mine is the name of a beloved cat I had many years ago, its a Welsh word and I chose it as I had Welsh Grandparents.

Charleygirl Tue 21-Feb-17 16:21:31

Mine is also the name of a previous cat and I added "girl" to show that I am female.

Alima Tue 21-Feb-17 16:35:40

Mine is part of middle name followed by the beginning of my name. Do wish I had been more inventive!

DanniRae Tue 21-Feb-17 16:36:18

I wish I could tell you how I got mine but I feel I must keep it a secret. One day maybe............ grin

Badenkate Tue 21-Feb-17 16:38:43

Somewhere near where I used to live and part of my name

Lona Tue 21-Feb-17 16:42:59

I just wanted an easy name that wouldn't have to be shortened by other posters, and I felt like a bit of a loner on here.

paddyann Tue 21-Feb-17 16:46:38

its what my lovely granny called me ,my name is Patricia Ann

Grannybags Tue 21-Feb-17 16:48:55

Mine is based on the nick name given to me by my siblings and adapted for the Granny part

Grannyknot Tue 21-Feb-17 16:49:20

Mine is because I knit and I was "(k)not" a granny when I joined (but I am now), so it's a combination of those two things.

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Christinefrance Tue 21-Feb-17 16:51:56

I didn't realise how it worked at first so wish I'd chosen something less obvious. confused

grannypiper Tue 21-Feb-17 16:58:29

It is who i am grin

KatyK Tue 21-Feb-17 17:06:33

Me too Christinefrance Some of the names on here are great. Mine is boring.

NonnaW Tue 21-Feb-17 17:09:05

I love Italy, would have liked to be called Nonna so that and the first letter of my name. Boring! Wish I could have been mote inventive.

nanaK54 Tue 21-Feb-17 17:13:25

Mine is sooooo boring - really wish that I could change it - I am a nana, my name starts with K and 54 is the year of my birth

shandi6570 Tue 21-Feb-17 17:16:56

Mine is sh (the first two letters of my name) and i (the first letter of my OH's name). I have no idea why I thought I had to put numbers after my name, but for some reason I did and these are our ages when I joined GN. Wish I had chosen a different name too.

LadyGracie Tue 21-Feb-17 17:17:30

Gracie is my beautiful cats name and I'm a lady wink

TriciaF Tue 21-Feb-17 17:26:12

Because it's my name, though some people call me Pat.

Maggiemaybe Tue 21-Feb-17 17:27:25

My dad always called me Maggie May, but that was taken. So a bit of inventiveness was called for.

Moocow Tue 21-Feb-17 17:27:26

kinda obvious in my case, took me back to when the little ones were learning the sounds that animals make. Happy memories.

grannyqueenie Tue 21-Feb-17 17:31:19

Family nickname for me, but not nearly as funky as some user names on here!

nonnasusie Tue 21-Feb-17 17:35:28

Because my DH is Italian and Nonno so I became Nonna.I also wish I had been more original.

BBbevan Tue 21-Feb-17 17:37:51

Mine is a combination of my Welsh heritage, GDs name and my initials