Nicknames

(52 Posts)
NanaNina Fri 25-Jan-13 21:05:19

To get irritated with MNs who have very long nickcnames with peculiar spellings. I like to say Hi to the person I am "talking" to especially when there are a lot of people on the same thread, but I get fed up of really long ones eg. Ilikeorangesbutdontlikelemons - I made that one up and it's easy enough to just call her "Oranges&Lemons" but sometimes there are wierd ones that are long with peculiar spellings too, and no easy to shorten.

NanaNina Sat 26-Jan-13 12:20:37

Mm some interesting comments - maybe irritated was a bit strong, I just think why can't NNs be more simple. I think Loves you are the only person to be offended and I'm sorry as that was not my intention. I get called Nana or Nina or NN. I see mot people don't mind what they're called. My IT skills are very limited so don't know how to do that copy and paste thing with the name. Whilst on the subject of IT skills I don't know how to cope and post a comment from someone else's thread. I see this done a lot and then the poster comments back and it makes things very clear.

Any help would be much appreciated. Ah that could be by new NN!!!

LovesBeingWokenEveryNight Sat 26-Jan-13 06:37:43

I tend to get called loves but could just not post on any thread your on if you prefer hmm

StickEmUp Sat 26-Jan-13 06:36:36

stickem i normally just get called stickgrin

Are there more than you and i?
I think i mus have seen your name and it went in Subliminally.

I get Wankbadger. I also respond to Wank.
However, as with other posters if you're going to slag me off, full name please.

Someone referred to me as breakfast once and I was awfully confused.

littlewhitebag Sat 26-Jan-13 06:03:32

ER grin <science geek>

Lavenderhoney Sat 26-Jan-13 05:04:43

People do lavender to me, no lav as yetsmile

Kafri Sat 26-Jan-13 04:53:35

Ill take pretty much anything like I do in RL tho tbf I'm not sure what you'd shorten Kafri to. :-)

GhoulWithADragonTattoo Sat 26-Jan-13 00:14:25

Mine's quite long and I usually just get "Ghoul". I think the key point is the joke doesn't work if don't have all the words in it...

Reaa Sat 26-Jan-13 00:10:14

If I had a longer name I would only end up forgetting what I had called myself.

ChaoticintheNewYear Fri 25-Jan-13 23:36:12

StickEm no I'm not smile

Startail Fri 25-Jan-13 23:23:59

Clearly I'm a Star.

Actually I didn't lurk long enough before posting to realise names get shortened, so I'm slightly embarrassed my NN isn't a little more modest.

I did have a non star NC for The Jubbilee, but it felt all wrong. I've got used to it.

I have to say Endoplasmic Reticlum is my favourite MN name.
(I had a rough time on an astronomy cause and found biology smooth sailing, way less maths).

norks me. I likes it smile

nagoo is a perfectly brilliant name for a LOVELY poster
I do get. Bit confused with all the chaoticw and chaoses, but then I remember to look for multiple posts and livelllly speeelinges

AreYouADurtBirdOrALadyBird Fri 25-Jan-13 23:17:30

I have a long name but you can just call me DurtBird.

WorraLiberty Fri 25-Jan-13 23:14:11

There's someone called YouOldSlag isn't there?

I always felt uncomfortable shortening her name to Slag but it seemed weird addressing her as You as well grin

deleted203 Fri 25-Jan-13 23:11:36

Not that I mind. Call me what you like, folks!

deleted203 Fri 25-Jan-13 23:10:39

I think I wrote mine badly TBH when I joined (knackered at the time and unable to think of anything witty). I am So.... Worn.... Out....but it obviously reads weirdly because I get called Sworn, Sow, and other things! grin.

NoelHeadbands Fri 25-Jan-13 23:10:08

I get really irritated if people don't call me elHea, I don't know what's wrong with people tbh

sittinginthesun Fri 25-Jan-13 23:09:28

Thegreylady - your names just trips off the tongue. I never think of you by a shortened name.

I get wanna or wannabe but theres a wannaBe so that gets confusing.

I will settle for goddess grin

thegreylady Fri 25-Jan-13 23:07:19

I respond to grey but don't really think mine counts as long :-)

StickEmWithThePointyEnd Fri 25-Jan-13 23:04:43

Chaotic are you "ChaosTrulyReigns"?

ChaoticintheNewYear Fri 25-Jan-13 23:03:38

Chaotic's fine smile

StickEmWithThePointyEnd Fri 25-Jan-13 23:01:30

I normally get called StickEm or Pointy.

StickEm sounds rude and I know there are a few other "StickEms" or similar around.

I like Pointy. Reminds me of Mr Pointy (Buffy reference for those who don't know).

NickNacks Fri 25-Jan-13 22:57:43

I did snort the other day when BOF was shortened to LesBO smile

TheSecretCervixDNCOP Fri 25-Jan-13 22:52:05

People either refer to me as Secret or Cervix, it does not bother me smile

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