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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.

KeemaNaanAndCurryOn Fri 25-Jan-13 21:07:00

Just call me Keema grin.

sittinginthesun Fri 25-Jan-13 21:07:47

I just use the first bit of the name. grin

crazynanna Fri 25-Jan-13 21:09:16

I have a namelike you OP...andI get called Nanna a lot. smile

GoldPlatedNineDoors Fri 25-Jan-13 21:10:00

I mainly get Gold. Once called Doors and I didnt know who they were talking to.

GPND works just as well.

I shall call you Nana

SPsFanjoIsAsComfyAsAOnesie Fri 25-Jan-13 21:10:31

I use either the first bit or the last bit.

I also don't like people with Fat in the name or something not very nice as I don't want to offend people grin

usualsuspect Fri 25-Jan-13 21:13:17

just call me usual,unless you are flagging me off then I expect my full name.

usualsuspect Fri 25-Jan-13 21:13:37


ratspeaker Fri 25-Jan-13 21:13:47

Why not just highlight, copy then paste the name into your reply?
You can highlight it by adding a * before and after it.

andtheycalleditbunnylove Fri 25-Jan-13 21:14:59


HoHoHoNoYouDont Fri 25-Jan-13 21:15:25

Just call me a Ho, everyone else does grin

Fakebook Fri 25-Jan-13 21:15:29


BarredfromhavingStella Fri 25-Jan-13 21:16:51

I'm the same as Usual -Barred is fine unless you are having a bitch, the full name is then of course required (well it'd be rude not to grin )

Doilooklikeatourist Fri 25-Jan-13 21:18:18

Hi , I'm Doi or tourist

Nagoo Fri 25-Jan-13 21:19:24

See, I like Goo.

I ought to reconsider my capitalisation strategy.

Does it matter though? I just pick a bit out of the name [lazy]

When I add bits to the name and people call me by the bits, I don't recognise myself.

IN nobdie threads there's a 4 letter protocol. My favourite was tidybaby who requested we call her dyba. smile

RobinSparkles Fri 25-Jan-13 21:20:13

You can call me Robin if you like!

Nagoo Fri 25-Jan-13 21:20:30

I remember the first time on TIO when I saw someone namecheck youoldslag. that made me shock grin

MarcelineTheVampireQueen Fri 25-Jan-13 21:22:39

Marceline is quite an easy one!grin

cece Fri 25-Jan-13 21:24:34

I don't get mine changed much.

discorabbit Fri 25-Jan-13 21:25:38

nona i really wouldn't let it irritate you wink

KenLeeeeeee Fri 25-Jan-13 21:27:54

I'm fine with Ken. I object strenuously to KenLee though. It's all or nothing, baby!

TiggyD Fri 25-Jan-13 21:29:16

My friends call me Tigs for short, so feel free to call me Tiggy "Hotlips" D'Amour.

Tommy Fri 25-Jan-13 21:29:49

never sure why people give themselves such long names confused

manticlimactic Fri 25-Jan-13 21:34:41

I just copy and paste the name.

issey6cats Fri 25-Jan-13 21:37:52

i picked mine because when i joined MN i had six cats in residence and my name in RL is issey most people who respond to me here just call me issey like my friends in real life smile

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