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 Post subject: Re: What were your usernames at the old board?
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It's a good title but not a good username.

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Dev wrote:
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Just two: thuss65 and theplatypus.

prove it.

I refuse to.

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It's a good title but not a good username.

That's actually not true.


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It's an awful username.


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Believe it or not, it's currently the best username on this board.


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Believe it or not, it's currently the best username on this board.

Oh shut up

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Who has a good username, plat? What factors go into determining what is or isn't a good username?

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It's like pornography. A good username is whatever gives a judge a hard on.


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theplatypus wrote:
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Believe it or not, it's currently the best username on this board.

Oh shut up

I'm being dead serious.


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The Argonaut wrote:
Who has a good username, plat?

You do, for one

The Argonaut wrote:
What factors go into determining what is or isn't a good username?


A good username has phonetic harmony, is easily truncated for convenience or as an affectionate nickname (Argo, chud, plat, Ruddo) and captures the spirit and overall style of the poster. "Birds in Hell" has none of these qualities. It's a good title for a movie or a book or a song, but not for a spenno. spenno was perfect for spenno.

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Guys, platy is right.


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Spencer is always mining the world around him for sound. "Birds in Hell" is one graceful bit of word noise, you have to admit. It's a near perfect username.


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What the hell does that even mean?


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It's one of those phrases that you can hear and see in some sonic sort of way. It's like this orange and blue fire ball that hisses and screeches across the screen when you read it.


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It doesn't even fit spenno. He's more like Birds in an Elevator, or Birds in a Waiting Room, or Birds Doing Groceries, or Birds Lying on the Floor Listening to Guitar Feedback.

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Birds Ascending, Birds Waiting, Birds Grocery Shopping, or Birds Scattered by Sound all seem like better options for what you are proposing.


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What was your username at the old board, Dev?


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Also, spenno's a dude, not a bird.


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washing machine II wrote:
Bird in Elevator, Birds Waiting, Birds Grocery Shopping, or Birds Scattered by Sound

Awful.

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Also, spenno's a dude, not a bird.

This.

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