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Old 04-16-2010, 10:11 AM
Kaidah Kaidah is offline
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Default What does your S&F name mean?

Does your in-game/forum name have any particular or special meaning? We quite a variety of interesting names here, where did they all come from?

"Enquiring minds want to know." Or at least want to waste some time instead of working.

For myself, "Kaida" was a name I came across while looking at baby names for my eldest son. It's a Japanese girl's name meaning "little dragon", and given my love for all things dragon it quickly became the name of choice for all my gaming needs. Having always played female characters whenever possible, it seemed like a natural fit. The "h" at the end is simply taken from the first letter of my last name.

Laugh if you like at my choice of female characters, but, as a guy, I'd rather spend countless hours looking at a female avatar than a male one.
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Old 04-16-2010, 10:37 AM
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Cashew has been my nickname for many, many, MANY years.

Why? Because I'm nutty (d'uh). It really is that simple. I wish I had a cool story to go along with it, but alas...nada.
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Old 04-16-2010, 03:20 PM
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Felis is a genus in the family Felidae that includes domesticated cats and a few of the smaller wild species. I have always had cats, I am a cat person, so when I choose a female character in an MMORPG (rare, as I find choosing a male character usually means I get harassed less, but I am a girl in real life) Felis is my nom de guerre of choice.

The name I usually go with for these things is Dweomer, like my forum name. An Old English term for witchcraft was "dweomercraft"; more modernly, it's sometimes used in RPGs as the term for an item enchantment. If I'd chosen to play a mage, I might have gone with it as usual.

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Old 04-16-2010, 04:55 PM
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I worked on a browser game similar to this for a while, and I named it Devoidfury. I really liked the name, and it seemed fairly unique, so I kept it even though my game died.

devoid - lacking, empty of, not having something expected.

fury - violent/uncontrolled anger.
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Old 04-16-2010, 05:37 PM
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Jax is my real life nickname, and the em is me backwards so Jax is me I dunno it's always been my gaming/forum name.
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Old 04-16-2010, 06:11 PM
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I did a review of a game a while ago, where you could catch a fish named "Trufflesnout" -a fish that made your character so much more lucky to finding awesome items. I kept mixing up the name of the fish to "Snuffletrout" (well at least trout's an acutal fish, eh?) when discussing it, and thus the name was born.
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Old 04-18-2010, 11:16 PM
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Lucavi has multiple meanings.

In Yugoslavian, it means 'someone'
In Romanian, it means 'cunning'

I've been told by several "odd" ppl (yes they were creepy as
Hell, but I'm also odd b/c I'm also weird as Hell), that my full
name means "Night of Ill-Fortunes" aka your resident deity hates
you & relishes torturing your dumb ass!

My life may suck - but it has its moments of sheer sadistic delights.

As the band Tool sings "Do unto others - what has been done unto you"
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