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how often do you namechange?

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wannaBeWhateverIWannaBe Tue 27-Feb-07 22:18:16

to discuss things you don't want associated with your normal nick, not just to change a part of your name iykwim.

of course cod could never namechange to discuss anything personal as her inimitable style would give her away instantly

wotzsaname Tue 27-Feb-07 22:22:13

I might name change so my threads don't look like im some sad old git that never get a reply and post something to myself. How sad is that?

Bubble99 Tue 27-Feb-07 22:22:13

I've never name changed apart from a very obvious Christmas name. I probably should have done for some threads but I think I get more from mnet if other posters know my history. And that sounds very self-centred.

paulaplumpbottom Tue 27-Feb-07 22:25:12

I wouldn't do it at all.

wannaBeWhateverIWannaBe Tue 27-Feb-07 22:26:30

lol at namechanging and then replying. had never thought of that.

Spidermama Tue 27-Feb-07 22:27:11

Only at Christmas or if I have issues involving sex or the nether regions to talk about.

I wouldn't want to lose the relationship I've built up with MN and start afresh.

ItShouldBeEnough Tue 27-Feb-07 22:28:21

Have just done so to moan about Gordon Brown, apart from that never.

HappyDaddy Tue 27-Feb-07 22:29:37

Never done it apart from daft halloween and christmas name.

wannaBeWhateverIWannaBe Tue 27-Feb-07 22:30:14

I've only ever namechanged so as to not be recognized in rl.

couldn't start a fresh either.

wannaBeWhateverIWannaBe Tue 27-Feb-07 22:31:01

so your alias wasn't carlk then hd?

HappyDaddy Tue 27-Feb-07 22:31:53

Funnily enough, no.

It was Tamba.

WotzBestMateTwinWotz Tue 27-Feb-07 22:34:43

I just want to say im fickle. Dont do it much honest!

Dont do it to troll! Big NO NO.

SHOSHAlee Tue 27-Feb-07 22:38:00

3 times so far today!

NotanOtter Tue 27-Feb-07 22:40:00

i have replied to myself
do name change for puysonal reasons!

wannaBeWhateverIWannaBe Tue 27-Feb-07 22:41:11

I've never trolled.

WotzBestMateTwinWotz Tue 27-Feb-07 22:41:55

I have just replied to myself and it has cheered me up no end. Might start texting and emailing myself too.

Little world, how happy I am....

fryalot Tue 27-Feb-07 22:43:06

when I first joined I name-changed a lot, until I found one that I felt comfortable with really. Still change occasionally if I feel like a change or if I have something embarrassing to ask.

hunkerdave Tue 27-Feb-07 22:44:10

I've done it once, ages and ages ago. Not because I didn't want MNers to know who I was, but because I was worried that people who already knew me might find my posts.

I just don't care now

SageButSomeoneGotItBeforeMe Tue 27-Feb-07 22:47:08

<<snorts coffee over keyboard at hunkerdave's post>>

Bubble99 Tue 27-Feb-07 22:47:57

I quite like hunkerdave.

Wasn't so keen on TwunterMunker. Was that it? It was something along those lines..

hunkerdave Tue 27-Feb-07 22:49:14

I love hunkerdave - it has a proper <thud> quality to it.

Kind of...oh, oh, oh! Oh... Or something.

But seriously, I only ever namechange to piss about. I don't do the "I've got a dreadful secret to tell" largely cos I don't have dreadful secrets.

hunkerdave Tue 27-Feb-07 22:49:42

Not sure I was ever Twuntermunker. I was nuckingfutjob

SueW Tue 27-Feb-07 22:50:12

Don't. Never have.

Bubble99 Tue 27-Feb-07 22:51:02

That was it. I knew it contained some garbled profanities..

pinkchampagne Tue 27-Feb-07 22:54:12

I have name changed a few times for my more serious, personal posts, because I needed to try & be a little careful.
I have also had to change my regular name once due to some RL spying!

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