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Laying AnyFucker to rest....

(637 Posts)
AnyFucker Tue 15-Feb-11 09:13:21

Please forgive this self-indulgent thread, it is only my second in several years, so I am owed one I think smile

A thread I was on last night made me finally realise that the ridiculously-ballsy caricature of a reputation that goes before
this name was devaluing the message I was trying to convey. It was the gaslighting one, FWIW, but this isn't really about that.

I am not going anywhere, I love MN too much but AF has to go smile

Just wanted to get it off my chest, and hopefully stop the "where is AF" speculation that sometimes can go along with a prolific poster suddenly stopping posting.

See yas around smile

GandalfyCarawak Tue 15-Feb-11 09:15:46

No! Nonononononononono! NOOOOOOOO!

GypsyMoth Tue 15-Feb-11 09:16:16

So who will you become?

Sonnet Tue 15-Feb-11 09:18:42

Great decision grin

I have an opinion of you and therefore your postings because of your name which is probably far from the truth.

Look forward to the reincarnation grin

fridascruffs Tue 15-Feb-11 09:19:27

You'll be easy enough to spot...)

I can usually spot your posts without reading the posters name so if a new poster turns up with the same style and good advice a lot of us will guess its you, even if you are called FluffyBunnikinsLovesEveryone!

Katisha Tue 15-Feb-11 09:21:51

Gissa clue AF!

Hullygully Tue 15-Feb-11 09:23:19

Why not just be AF? <can never remember name changes>

batman47555 Tue 15-Feb-11 09:23:35

don't leave me AF
xxx
BATTY

Magna Tue 15-Feb-11 09:24:17

grin @*LostIn*

AnyFucker Tue 15-Feb-11 09:24:24

Am going to have some fun with names for a little while. Not teasing, honestly, not trying to make people guess. I haven't namechanged (except the seasonal ones) for about 3 years.

You will probably spot me, you can't change a basic personality hmm

Hullygully Tue 15-Feb-11 09:26:06

cunt

goodbye then

<storms off>

AnyFucker Tue 15-Feb-11 09:26:06

it's ok, batman, I will probably still kick your daft arse smile

Anniegetyourgun Tue 15-Feb-11 09:26:07

Won't you be my AuntyFucker any more?

sad

AnyFucker Tue 15-Feb-11 09:26:59

hully...it's not all about you

cowbag

PurplePillow Tue 15-Feb-11 09:27:19

sad sad sad

Will miss seeing you around, your name always makes me smile, not brave or clever enough to come up with a name anywhere as good as yours blushgrin

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

Hullygully Tue 15-Feb-11 09:27:49

Oh?

I have been seriously misinformed. Humph.

hobbgoblin Tue 15-Feb-11 09:27:57

I think it's a great idea. Your advice is very often excellent but for long term posters it could be easy to ignore when it isn't what they want to hear as it could be written off as 'that person with those hard line views' iyswim.

I reckon you will be quite recognisable though as would dittany and expat, etc.

<dons black armband> AnyFucker shall be missed by her MN associates, and her name shall linger in the Legend. Farewell, my straight talking cyber friend <lays wreath>

justabit Tue 15-Feb-11 09:32:14

I like the AF persona. Robust common sense and all that.

AnyFucker Tue 15-Feb-11 09:33:28

hobb...you have it

although last night my advice was written off as not hardline enough for me when I really believe it was sound

so, time to change

AnyFucker Tue 15-Feb-11 09:33:55

so, not just about the "name"

oh good - that means that someone else may win the best Christmas name comp this year grin wink

AnyFucker Tue 15-Feb-11 09:35:08

chickens smile

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