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DontCallMePeanut · 31/05/2011 06:00

Just being curious, really. We don't get too many (eg) xxFreddiesMummyxx's on here, which I have seen on other forums. And so far, not noticed any Lucy R(3104703) a la Netmums. So, would anyone like to share their name choosing stories?

Mines taken (rather unimaginatively) from a song title, Don't Call Me Peanut by Bayside.

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ILoveThinLizzy · 31/05/2011 06:03

After a few hit and miss, I settled on ILoveThinLizzy - because I do. My best song in the whole wide world (as my 6yo niece would say) is "I'm still in love with you" by ThinLizzy.

It's not close to RL name, not confrontational, not arsy, not in your face.......just tame :)


ScrotalPantomime · 31/05/2011 06:20

Mine is a quote from Russell Howard's show 'dingledodies' which I watched recently.


Wabbit · 31/05/2011 06:23

After DS's birth father (gah... choke... bleurrgh) revealed he was living a double life with another woman who was currently pregnant whilst DS was still but 4 months old.... I felt like a 'wabbitintheheadlamps' which was my nomdemumsnet until I got my act together... then I was just wabbit, but wabbit was already taken so I was wabbitt until another (littlelapin) MNer who had bought wabbit in a MN auction of unused names donated me the name... out of the kindness of her heart. Smile


Tee2072 · 31/05/2011 06:27

Tee is what my niece called me when she was learning to talk. We think it was short for Auntie.

She's now 11 and everyone calls me Tee.

I could tell you what the 2072 means, but then...well, you know the rest. ::taps nose::


allhailtheaubergine · 31/05/2011 06:41

Aubergines are awesome. They just are.


diddl · 31/05/2011 06:49


MrsPresley · 31/05/2011 06:51

Because I wish I was Grin


Clytaemnestra · 31/05/2011 06:54

My dad fought a long and bitter battle with my mum to call me Clytaemnestra before I was born. He lost (fortunately) but I quite like it on here.


duckdodgers · 31/05/2011 07:05

My son suggested it and I thought it would be ok as I could always change it when I thought of something better. so far I havent bothered. Grin Think its a cartoon?


somedayillbesaturdaynite · 31/05/2011 07:06

bon jovi song Grin


MarisCrane · 31/05/2011 07:26



takethisonehereforastart · 31/05/2011 07:26

Usually I get mine from song titles or lyrics. This one is from a song.


MadderHat · 31/05/2011 07:28

I have a lot of hats. Really, lots.


ScaredOfCows · 31/05/2011 07:28

Because I am scared of cows, after an unfortunate and scary incident involving cows and a cliff face.


afeica · 31/05/2011 07:31

Name of house, Another Fucking Expensive I Cannot Afford........AFEICA!


RalphGnu · 31/05/2011 07:31

A few Christmasses ago my DP bought me a toy reindeer on a keychain as a joke present because it was so awful looking. We decided he didn't have the right to be called Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer and call him Ralph the Christmas Gnu. It just popped into my head when I joined Mumsnet.


RustyBear · 31/05/2011 07:32

This is the original Rusty Bear he is about 3.5" tall and was made for me by my mum to take to school in my pocket on my first day. He was originally a deep rusty red colour, but years of getting washed in my pocket have made him paler, and the darker brown patches are darns from when he got attacked by moths. He will be 50 years old in September.


OvO · 31/05/2011 07:35

I chose mine because it looks like an owl.


bigfatcath · 31/05/2011 07:40

Cos i am Grin


beesimo · 31/05/2011 07:44

We started keeping Bees last year so we can have our own honey and apparently I talk about them a bit too much!!


nometime · 31/05/2011 07:46

No me time - 'cos it seems to be true most of the time


2blessed2bstressed · 31/05/2011 07:48

I saw mine written on a sign in a gift shop when we were on holiday. It's ironic - cos I'm not Smile


pallymama · 31/05/2011 07:49

I play world of warcraft, there I've said it! My friends in the game called me "pally" as my main character was a paladin. When I was pregnant, it became "pallymama". Grin


caesar04 · 31/05/2011 07:55

The hotel we got married in...Vegas baby Smile


Primalscream · 31/05/2011 08:00

Primal scream are a band, plus a form of therapy.
my other user names;
Carmina burana - self explanatory too
Lil'meena - my ghetto name
In my dream i'm a western hero - Line from a song

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