Author Topic: Forum Monikers/Handles/Names  (Read 22105 times)

Online Pourme

  • One Ringy Dingy, Two Ringy Dingys...
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 1803
  • Benny's Fatboy
Re: Forum Monikers/Handles/Names
« Reply #90 on: March 17, 2017, 08:33:24 AM »
In the summer of 2009 I'm sitting poolside on a very warm day enjoying a very cold adult beverage trying to think of a better name for a Twitter account I had opened earlier that year that I had yet to use, other than lurking around the Twitterverse, out of curiosity.

XM radio was blasting country music, this song came on...

http://tinyurl.com/l2pq4na

Immediately, my new Twitter name was born!

Pourme is my online name everywhere it is available when I enroll, except EBAY which predates my Twitter account.

On this forum, like others I feel comfortable revealing my given name as well. My Twitter experience has developed as well and my real name is commonly used in conversations.   

(My wife's Twitter name is PourmeMaw, my sister's is Poursis, I have a fictional Teddy Bear Twitter character named (@)PourTed.)

Benny "Pourme" Fry

*pic, PourTed poolside...
Benny

The Internet is a telephone system that's gotten uppity

Offline 19and41

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 1867
Re: Forum Monikers/Handles/Names
« Reply #91 on: March 17, 2017, 09:03:24 AM »
That is the nicest looking K-F I have seen and that boat and motor are great as well.  Wisconsin is beautiful country.  I got to spend a spring up there at Ft. McCoy on temporary duty while serving in the 1st. Infantry Division.  Thanks for sharing the great pictures!
"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic."
Arthur C. Clarke

Offline jsowers

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 1875
Re: Forum Monikers/Handles/Names
« Reply #92 on: March 17, 2017, 10:37:02 AM »
Yes, I agree about the blue 1954 Kaiser Manhattan. It's gorgeous and something not often seen around these parts. I don't remember any Kaisers growing up and I'm eleven years older than K-F67. I do remember my dad saying my English teacher's husband owned one, and dad said "he drove a KAISER" like it was something special. Those cars were unique even when new. I particularly like how yours is bone stock too. I prefer my cars and my phones original. I've been called a purist and I guess it's true and I couldn't change if I wanted to. Seeing that Kaiser does my heart good, as they say. Thanks for posting the picture. The boat looks great too and especially behind the car. The taillights of that car are its best feature.
Jonathan

Offline retromodder

  • *
  • Posts: 6
Re: Forum Monikers/Handles/Names
« Reply #93 on: April 08, 2017, 03:17:44 PM »
I worry over internet security, as ive had my identity stolen in the past. So I never put down any valuable info online.

I love restorations, whether im working on a classic car, vintage tv, amplifier, radio, or a wood working project. I love to bring life back to old machines.  When something cant be restored, I enjoy modernizing it, or retro modding as its known. Thus I end up with things like early 50s tv sets with high def crt internals,  mid 50s style tube radio internals in 1920s radio cases, etc.  So basically if it cant be restored by me, i WILL be playing with it and modding it.


BTW, KaiserFrazer, thats a beautiful car. Thanks for posting. So few people have a love for these oddballs, i appreciate when i see someone whos into them.

Offline KaiserFrazer67

  • ***
  • Posts: 102
  • Our Telco & Phones
Re: Forum Monikers/Handles/Names
« Reply #94 on: April 08, 2017, 05:56:15 PM »
That is the nicest looking K-F I have seen and that boat and motor are great as well.  Wisconsin is beautiful country.  I got to spend a spring up there at Ft. McCoy on temporary duty while serving in the 1st. Infantry Division.  Thanks for sharing the great pictures!
Yes, I agree about the blue 1954 Kaiser Manhattan. It's gorgeous and something not often seen around these parts. I don't remember any Kaisers growing up and I'm eleven years older than K-F67. I do remember my dad saying my English teacher's husband owned one, and dad said "he drove a KAISER" like it was something special. Those cars were unique even when new. I particularly like how yours is bone stock too. I prefer my cars and my phones original. I've been called a purist and I guess it's true and I couldn't change if I wanted to. Seeing that Kaiser does my heart good, as they say. Thanks for posting the picture. The boat looks great too and especially behind the car. The taillights of that car are its best feature.
BTW, KaiserFrazer, thats a beautiful car. Thanks for posting. So few people have a love for these oddballs, i appreciate when i see someone whos into them.
Thanks, everyone, for the kind words!  :)  8)
« Last Edit: April 08, 2017, 06:04:42 PM by KaiserFrazer67 »
-Tom from Oakfield, Wisconsin --  My CO CLLI & switch: OKFDWIXADS0--GTD-5 EAX

"Problems are merely opportunities in workclothes." -Henry J. Kaiser

Offline Sigmaz

  • ***
  • Posts: 210
  • -Jon
Re: Forum Monikers/Handles/Names
« Reply #95 on: March 09, 2018, 03:19:11 PM »
I've used my 'handle' or variations of it since 1996.
I have 3 flavors of it Sigmaz, SigmazGFX, and Sigmaz_1 depending on the purpose of the identity.

I can't explain the origin it's been too long. Lol

Offline Butch Harlow

  • ***
  • Posts: 141
Re: Forum Monikers/Handles/Names
« Reply #96 on: March 10, 2018, 08:20:34 AM »
I am Butch Harlow, because it's my name. I have never worried about identity theft because if someone did steal it, they'd probably do better with it than I did. Plus, it's easy for me to remember if I forget. I just ask my wife or check my ID.

Offline Dan/Panther

  • Global Moderator
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 5311
  • Kaw-Liga, I will NEVER forget you. 8/4/98--9/20/10
Re: Forum Monikers/Handles/Names
« Reply #97 on: March 10, 2018, 12:56:26 PM »
Dennis;

I added my full name to my profile.
It's under the logo at bottom center of posts.
It only took me 10 years to do it.

D/P

The More People I meet, The More I Love, and MISS My Dog.  Dan Robinson

Offline Dennis Markham

  • VintageRotaryPhones.com
  • Administrator
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 5613
    • VintageRotaryPhones.com
Re: Forum Monikers/Handles/Names
« Reply #98 on: March 10, 2018, 04:05:37 PM »
Nice job, Dan!

Offline AE_Collector

  • Global Moderator
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 7446
  • AE 2 - AECo's 1st Self Contained Desk Phone 1925
Re: Forum Monikers/Handles/Names
« Reply #99 on: March 10, 2018, 10:26:34 PM »
You could have saved that for a 10 Year anniversary improvement!

Terry

Offline Dan/Panther

  • Global Moderator
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 5311
  • Kaw-Liga, I will NEVER forget you. 8/4/98--9/20/10
Re: Forum Monikers/Handles/Names
« Reply #100 on: March 11, 2018, 11:25:52 AM »
My pleasure, it was a hard decision to make. But I was able to Muster up the nerve.
Terry, I couldn't hold back any longer.

DAN

D/P

The More People I meet, The More I Love, and MISS My Dog.  Dan Robinson

Offline oldguy

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 622
Re: Forum Monikers/Handles/Names
« Reply #101 on: March 11, 2018, 11:12:14 PM »
When I turned 65, I realized I may be getting older. So I started using the user name oldguy or some variation like oldguy65, oldguy065, depending on the requirements. In a couple of weeks I will be turning 70, now that's old. I still work part time, grade the driveway mow the fields (my wife calls it playing with my tractors, probably true), playing with & building 4X4s & of course restoring phones. Now Thats retirement. I have always included my 1st name on my posts because I like communicating by name.
Gary