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4th April 2005, 16:22
We all have a forum username, a Call Sign. What does yours mean? Did it come from a previous life, a TV fictional character or something more personal to you. Lets hear it.
SiFu - (see-foo) a chinese word meaning teacher or master in the martial arts.
4th April 2005, 16:41
Mine, MrBusiness, refers to my Colt 1911 .45. His associate is a Colt .380 hammerless.
4th April 2005, 20:57
Ahhh, from my name.
4th April 2005, 21:06
I have triplets, 23 months old, and I live in North Carolina
maybe I can make it triplet 1911's one day.....
Hey Tuner said I should, whaddya think John
4th April 2005, 21:40
I work with European motorcycles and not a big cruiser fan. When I ride I try to keep other bikes behind me, esp. Harleys. Not only is it my call sign, it's my bikes plate.
P.S. I have nothing against Harleys or the people who ride them.
I just have a problem with the white collar exec (pick one) who plays badboy on the weekends with his 50k custom Harley he can barely ride.
4th April 2005, 22:49
Well I got the nickname Moose when I was shooting w/ a junior rifle team, and was a good foot or 2 taller than everybody else, and a good 100 lbs more than most of em too. Even the ones that were older than me, and in case your wondering I'm 6'3 and 240 lbs, so it kinda stuck. As far as the numbers 638 was my old radio call # when I was an explorer w/ the local PD, and 45 well for .45acp.
4th April 2005, 22:51
My handle says it all for me: wild on 1911s
4th April 2005, 23:05
Well HOG4DNR, I ride a Harley and do not care what you ride either. Got the same problem with weekend want to be.
To answer the thread,
Little Bear was the name given to me on a road trip. We had ridden all day, around 500 miles, including going through Yellowstone, when the three of us rented a one room cabin for the night. In the middle of the night, nature called and I answered. Stumbling through the cabin in the dark, I managed to wake up my friends to a semi-conscience state. In the morning, they asked if I heard that Little Bear stumble through the cabin last night? I said yes, I got up to chase it out the door. :D Hence the name.
4th April 2005, 23:35
Ahhh, from my name.
Ditto - it's based on the email name I was given by my ISP.
5th April 2005, 00:13
Kerwin is my first name :D
5th April 2005, 09:14
Mine is the EMS truck # when I signed on the 'net way back. Medic 15 in Alabama. I try to stick with one name to ease confusion on my 35 year old addled brain. :D
5th April 2005, 10:40
Mines an easy one. My first name and my state.
5th April 2005, 12:05
I am a student at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. We are the Rebels. I am the armed one, though not at school as it's a disarmed victims zone.
5th April 2005, 12:07
The Avatar is the old mascot, before the fascist, er fatherless children, took over.
6th April 2005, 08:43
"Shep" is the first syllable of my last name (and a frequent nickname for those named "Sheppard" (or the other five spellings), and "854" is the prefix of my telephone number.
Fortunately, I've been able to use it on all the websites I have subscribed to.
6th April 2005, 10:41
It comes from my LEO days in Alaska in the 70s. I was eating a bowl of Captain Crunch cereal in the break room one morning, a buddy called me Captain Crunch and the name stuck.
6th April 2005, 14:06
When I worked on a UC drug team my radio name was "missing" because my first name is Lincoln,.... get it "missing link". :D
6th April 2005, 14:31
I've always had in interest in WWII, and for some reason I've always had an interest in Kilroy (http://www.kilroywashere.org) , so that's where the Kilroy comes from. The 6644 comes from the old days when we had AOL, and Kilroy was already taken, so I added 6644, or 6/6/44, because I always liked learning about D-Day.
6th April 2005, 15:13
BacSi means medic or doctor in Vietnamese. Was there in 1967. John
6th April 2005, 19:11
From the non-Politically Correct ammunition.
7th April 2005, 06:15
my employee number at work, as luck of the draw would have it, I am the guy that you dont want to meet (when I am at work), so its kind of funny that when people have to talk to me it is because of their bad luck, p;us the number 13, get it?.... yeah, I'm done
7th April 2005, 07:50
I guess you know where mine comes, but some explanation is in order for SV1CEC, found in my signature. This is a real call sign, a radio amateur call sign.
SV means Greece, 1 means the greater area of Athens and CEC denotes yours trully.
7th April 2005, 08:35
Mine comes from my last name... "Klaus". It ryhmes with "house", but most people confuse it with clause as in Santa. Picked up this nickname while in the Navy years ago from my shipmates.
Good thread, it is interesting and fun to know why some of us choose the names we use that we see so often on here.
8th April 2005, 21:06
The Professor in Texas - When I taught college part-time the students decided I was like the professor on Gilligan's Island since I had so many different interests.
I never did get to kiss Ginger though :(
8th April 2005, 21:25
Really easy for me. DOE my initials, boy because I am new at this.
9th April 2005, 00:58
Do I really have to tell?
10th April 2005, 22:45
Mine's easy. My name is Mike and I live in Montana. It has to be easy or I will forget what it is. The avatar is because I am a private pilot and it makes it easy for me to find old messages.
11th April 2005, 05:26
when i first registered on a Dutch shooting forum a had to have a name ,and my forename was already token ,and than i came up with mr Hotgun ,nice and spicy , and it sounded good
So every where i use this callsign
It come,s more from the old western movie,s ,a friend who,shoot also western action call himself the shootist (nickname from John Wayne )
The pic from the dog looks almost the same as mine a Alaskan Malamute sleddog when he was a puppy ,that,s another hobby from me
11th April 2005, 20:51
I reloaded a lot, having 5 Lee Pro 1000's set up for different calibers. The Lee's worked, but they had this problem - sometimes the spent primers didn't fall down the hole like they should. Occasionally I would find a spent primer - well, you know where I found them. I have since sold off the Lees and now have a Dillon 650. Maybe I should change my username to Noprimersinmyshoe. Nah, I've kinda gotten used to the old name, and I use it at several other forums.
11th April 2005, 23:36
PZ is the paint code.
93 is the year.
C is the trim package.
Avatar? From my cold dead hand, baby.
14th April 2005, 12:45
Mine is my name, yes my real name. I'll admit I am not very original.
14th April 2005, 21:28
Just Another F(-:/!^> Attitude
My mom gave it to me,I had a cocky attitude and was very outspoken in my younger days :D
14th April 2005, 21:38
I'll use this post to say "Hi all".
Lost my Left leg. I have one of those computerized prosthetics, so I'm part man-part machine, but still fighting.
I know, now you'll all want one...
15th April 2005, 03:31
Its a Sioux Indian word meaning 'Loyal'
Its pronounced WI (short I, as in wish) CHOK - UH (short U sound, as in cut)
No, I'm not a Sioux Indian. Ran across the word one day many years ago..........in fact so many, I can't recall where I did find it.
Anyway, I liked the sound of the word and its meaning that I named a Chocolate Lab after it. He died some years ago, but still liked the name.
I figured I wouldn't find anyone else using it on the net, so I use it as my tag name here, and on every other forum, and ebay too.
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