To her really excited every time I spot another discworld themed name on here

(264 Posts)
HerrenaHarridan Thu 14-Feb-13 18:15:01

I just love it. What I really want to know is where is cheery littlebottom? According to mn the name is taken but I've never seen it.
So far I have spotted
MrsTerryPratchett
NannyOgg
Greebo
IShallWearMidnight
TiffanyAching

And quite a few others I can't recall right now.
Who haven't I spotted / remembered and where is cheery?

SmiteYouWithThunderbolts Thu 14-Feb-13 20:25:16

coff

Offler Thu 14-Feb-13 20:26:05

Oh go on then, I'll join in too!

manicbmc Thu 14-Feb-13 20:31:00

How do you change your name?

I do realise I could just go and have a look but I am the most lazy person in the world. grin

CMOTDibbler Thu 14-Feb-13 20:37:45

I've def seen an Angua around. When I first joined MN, it was either a TP or a Jasper Ffordde name, and all the ones I wanted were taken, but I'm very attached to CMOT.

Blatherskite Thu 14-Feb-13 20:37:56

I was AlCrowley for a while but everyone assumed I was a satanist so I changed

CarrottsCarrot Thu 14-Feb-13 20:39:31

I feel this is my spiritual home.

WereCertainlyDwarves Thu 14-Feb-13 20:40:53

So upset I couldnt be Cheery Littlebottom
but that would probably be inaccurate
and Bigbottom is not a traditional Dwarf name

manicbmc Thu 14-Feb-13 20:40:57

I tried to become 'You' but it is taken. sad

I shall have to have a think. I'm reading I shall wear midnight at the moment.

RatOnnaStick Thu 14-Feb-13 20:42:03

grin

YouTheCat Thu 14-Feb-13 20:42:14

I had a brainwave grin

Didactylos Thu 14-Feb-13 20:48:20

Pratchetty namechanging in honour of this thread

CMOTDibbler Thu 14-Feb-13 20:48:57

Do you want ketchup with that RatOnnaStick?

LostInWales Thu 14-Feb-13 20:52:47

I'm reading I shall wear midnight too. I haven't ever had a name change and I feel one coming on, I've worn this one for far too long.

YouTheCat Thu 14-Feb-13 20:54:29

The 'manicbmc' was so friends from another parenting forum could see it was me talking rubbish.

TheSeniorWrangler Thu 14-Feb-13 20:57:21

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TheSeniorWrangler Thu 14-Feb-13 20:57:41

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HerrenaHarridan Thu 14-Feb-13 20:59:40

Hi Carpejugulum yes I definitely remember seeing you before grin
And you too dibbler grin

Hi offler, I've not seen you before I would have remembered grin

Smite, of course (palmface) I have seen you and never put 2+2 together

Dwarves grin cheery was my first choice too. I love the gentle exploration of feminism that is portrayed through the dwarves, and cheery best for taking the first hobnailed steps down that road.

I shall wear midnight is beautiful. I love the natural way that sex is discussed, openly, frankly but never crudely as a normal part of life even though it is aimed at a young audience.
Myself and another tp reader were discussing wether there are any discworld books (ie the "adult") ones we would put an age barrier on our dcs reading.
Personally I think if your old enough to read and understand the text your old enough to deal with it grin

MrSlant Thu 14-Feb-13 20:59:54

Well, that's an improvement all round.

YouTheCat Thu 14-Feb-13 21:00:21

So would changing names mid thread be classed as sockpuppeting or does that imply trying to mislead or derail a thread?

RubyGates Thu 14-Feb-13 21:02:28
TheSeniorWrangler Thu 14-Feb-13 21:02:35

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MrSlant Thu 14-Feb-13 21:05:18

I let my older boy read the books from about 11, started him on some of the earlier ones. He didn't really like them. <waily, waily grin>

I love having a new name, how liberating, I feel like going and posting in style and beauty or somewhere else totally out of character.

BitBewildered Thu 14-Feb-13 21:07:43

There's a Discworld app being made. Terry Pratchett's Facebook page says so. I am very excited!

TheElephantIsADaintyBird Thu 14-Feb-13 21:08:30

Can I ask what disc world is? It sounds so intriguing!

MrSlant Thu 14-Feb-13 21:13:53

It takes a certain warped shape brain to enjoy but to some of us it is genius. Discworld

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