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Old 01-02-2004, 05:49 AM   #1
Gill Bates
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ur nickname and its inspiration!


noticed a few really groovy names around here so....where is ur nickname from and how u come up with it?

for this name i swaped the letters around in another popular well liked name , my main name is in my signature - it comes from playing counterstrike and have had it for almost 6 years
 
Old 01-02-2004, 06:22 AM   #2
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nephilim comes from "fields of the nephilim", a new wave group I used to listen to a lot when I was (a lot) younger . Somehow, the name stuck...
 
Old 01-02-2004, 06:27 AM   #3
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Skyline

Nissan Skyline GTR R34
 
Old 01-02-2004, 06:41 AM   #4
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Kramer have disguised himself as Dr Van Nostrand several times. And Kramer is funny.
 
Old 01-02-2004, 07:02 AM   #5
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I'm not very creative, Chu is my name
 
Old 01-02-2004, 08:22 AM   #6
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Misel is a mixture of my family name ("Misch") and a really bad handwriting and a friend who pointed out that my signature looks like "Misel"
 
Old 01-02-2004, 09:16 AM   #7
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Whitehat = ethical hacker. (trys to keep the bad crackers away by hacking stuff just the same, but not damaging stuff.) I do this for my company and I find holes and such to patch. Last year I found an exploit that let me get through our firewall and into our email server without passwords or accounts . Gotta keep ahead of the bad guys.

The good old battle between good and evil.

Whitehats vs. Blackhats

Blackhat = nonethical hacker/cracker (one who cracks just to damage or gain at the expense of someone else)

I do not claim at all to know everything. There are always people out there that know more than you, are stronger than you, smarter than you, etc.

I know very little in comparison.



Whitehat

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On a side note:
Quote:
Originally posted by Skyline
Skyline

Nissan Skyline GTR R34
I Wondered if that was it Cool car!

Last edited by Whitehat; 01-02-2004 at 09:17 AM.
 
Old 01-02-2004, 09:32 AM   #8
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I Wondered if that was it Cool car!
Yep, in hidsight, I should have put something like "how original" in my post, everyone else has managed a quip, or explanation, whilst mine ended up a boring literal connection anyways, an awesome car, only wish I had a spare 40,000 to get a nice newish one
 
Old 01-02-2004, 09:40 AM   #9
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I'm not very creative either. SChatoor stands for Sohail Chatoor, which is my name.
 
Old 01-02-2004, 09:44 AM   #10
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Brigadier General Xavier Prawnhelmet III, of the King's Own 1st Foot and Mouth Glasshouse Deserters (Suicide Squad).

Basically a joke name I came up with a school, shortened for convenience
 
Old 01-02-2004, 11:19 AM   #11
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My initials are JS and I like penguins.
 
Old 01-02-2004, 11:34 AM   #12
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luxitan its a mix from lusitania, portugal's original name, lust (luxuria in portuguese), and lucifer

i spent a few hours thinking of a unique nick, just to don't have to get a new nick every time i needed to register somewhere, my nicks were already taken, never happened again
 
Old 01-02-2004, 11:54 AM   #13
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mine is like a brainstorm that doesn't have quite enough energy/brain power.
 
Old 01-02-2004, 12:04 PM   #14
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joesbox was the first name i gave my linux box. i kinda kept it as a nick but changed my box name. ( i wasn't real creative when i started using linux. must be from having everything done for me by windows)
 
Old 01-02-2004, 02:25 PM   #15
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"Mieuwsel" is a word from the rather personal , homegrown slang , the wife and I use.
Basically it boils down to "That , what does "Mieuw!"(Meow!) "; the attention-demanding sound a cat makes.(I can be an attention-whore at times)
Combined with the prefix "Mega" , my handle kinda means "MegaCat" ; We run a pedigree-cattery with the name "Megamieuwsel Inc.".
It would've been a lot more obvious , if these boards allowed for avatars....

http://forums.illusionfxnet.com/uploads//av-7141.jpg
(That's one of the kittens , our cattery spawned)
But IRL people have to live with how I really look like:
http://www.clubs.nl/ClubsData/23085/incoming/Ikke2.jpg

Last edited by Megamieuwsel; 01-02-2004 at 02:28 PM.
 
  


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