questionsyou've just been hired by woot! what's your new…

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I would have to stay with the current name. I wouldn't want to loses the stats I've built up since 2006! I've spent a lot of time and money (230 woot purchases!) to earn my "black square" and anyways, it already says I'm better than everyone else :)

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redbeard (since it's a real nickname), and if someone has it already and I can't use it, then I'd use my new staff power to change theirs so I could have it. Then, I'd probably get fired for doing that, but at least I'd have the nickname I wanted.

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I'd keep mine. I wouldn't know any other to use. I've had it since the 80's.

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@devexityspace: definitely that needs to be your name!

for me, I'd probably keep mine since it is a real nickname and one I really like.

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Hmmm....

I'd probably just keep baqui63 (or maybe drop the 63). I'd want to move my stats to the new username though.

There are a few other things I'd consider, mostly based on my name or initials, but I think I'd end up sticking with my first choice.

BTW- I'm curious, @thunderthighs, what was your previous woot username? (Or is this as big a secret as what you look like? ;p )

BTW2- Wish your son a happy birthday from me. (I'm sure he will appreciate it, coming from some random guy on the internet that he doesn't know from Fred.)

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@btalarczyk: pretend that we can just change your name.

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Yeah, @thunderthighs, you can't tell a story like that and then not tell us the first name; besides, I already know what you look like. For those who haven't thought of it, I just did a simple Google image search for "thunderthighs." Everything is on the internets or the facebook these days.

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@baqui63: I was daj59 and then da59 when I got my name changed back to my maiden name. Some people still call me daj here and in real life.

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As for my name, I would probably have to change it considering my current one is a little "on the nose." This one is kinda my "Bruce Wayne"; I would need a new one, hmmm, something that would strike fear into the wootizens of Woothem.....

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@sgtgreeneusmc: you should tell them to shield their eyes before a tease like that.

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.....that's it! THUNDERTHIGHS!! Oh?? No? Already taken you say? Well let me get back to you on that then.

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ok, I'm not getting the "igotacake" thing; explain, explain!!!

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@sgtgreeneusmc: To promote fear and loathing among the wootizens you could change your name to "Madeinhonduras"

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Does barnabee sound like a name for a big, bad Woot! employee?

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I'm a diehard Back to the Future fan so probably something like....mcflyyoubojo or wootat88mph

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thundercheeks.

That's not too close to your name is it, @thunderthighs? Besides, it means something entirely different.

Although, I suppose that it may not be appropriate. How about @whineylittlegirl ?

I've been known to be a complainer

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CakeTruth -- For MY cake is not a lie!

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@mrgrogg: I think it would be more catchy if you went with @TheCakeIsAPie

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shirtnerd seems appropriate, even though that's all in the past now. I still some cake, dang it!

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I'm with @olperfesser. After 20 years, this is the only username I know.

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@luvche21: I like that one. Just weird enough.

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I'd have to keep the name Cowboydann... but then I wouldn't be able to do my nightly postings without being a shill... maybe i could create a dummy account and still continue my business as usual as cowboydann. I'd still be a shill but y'all wouldn't know it.

I think i'd keep CowboyDann regardless, I've been using it for a little over 8 years now, why chnage it?

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AgingThunderCatz or InkyDragThighs.

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Umm, I'm a captain? Not many things command more respect than that.

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I'd keep my current name Bill7718. The 7718 parts comes from way back in the 6th or 7th grade when I learned if you enter 7718 on a calculator and turn it upside down it spells Bill. So, even if you stand on your head an look at my name it is always going to be Bill7718. (really only works with caps-lock on BILL7718--thank god I'm long past the caps-lock stage)

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@bill7718: OH. MY. GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOD

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@captainsuperdawg: I'm tempted to create a @admiralmegakitteh account, but I don't want to become your arch nemesis. Too much work, and I'd have to be the villain.

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@thunderthighs: Thanks for the story. Always nice to know a bit about others.

Hmm -- over the years I've used a few different forum names. Realizing the internet can be forever I doubt I'd reuse them for Woot. Two examples are ElderTom and SysopTom. Not very creative. {sigh}

But I would choose a new name if it was job related.
Depending on availability I might choose one of the following:

IhazBOC
DapperZapper
DapperDude
vAlleyCat

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ErmahgerdWOOT!

I think that's why I'll never make forum moderator.

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@bill7718: heh, I used to do that but all I ever spelled was 7734.

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I don't think I would keep my username if I got a job at woot, doesn't scream "I'm great at customer service"

haha..

Hmm I think I'd use something like pineappleman or pineapplelover and demand something pineapple related during the woot-offs! mwahahahahahaha

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QueenAlaMode-because everything is better with ice cream on top-right?