To those of you who have changed usernames...

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by toejam, Jun 15, 2011.

  1. toejam

    toejam Never enough birds

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    I'm thinking about changing mine, however, I'm known fairly well under my one I have now. So, how long does it take would you say for people to get used to your new one? Would you do it if your well known at all?
     
  2. greenfamilyfarms

    greenfamilyfarms Big Pippin'

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    Personally, I wouldn't change it. But, if you want to, you can also put "Formally known as toejam" in your signature line.
     
  3. toejam

    toejam Never enough birds

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    Quote:If I decided to, that's what I would do, but I'm still not sure....
     
  4. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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  5. toejam

    toejam Never enough birds

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    Quote:That's why I haven't changed it... I want to be 100% sure I want to do it. That's why I'm asking for the pros and cons.
     
  6. Spookwriter

    Spookwriter Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Now, "Toejam" is such a unique name. I won't say I haven't wondered
    about it...the story behind it. But I've never said anything cause I'm a nice
    quiet little Spook.

    But...who would you want to be if you weren't Toejam anymore? Just a symbol
    like that singer once known as Prince? You can't be me, cause I'm me. You can't
    be Ranchhand cause Ranchhand is still being Ranchhand.

    So who would you want to be?

    More importantly, why?
     
  7. Chickengal505

    Chickengal505 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I wouldn't change my username because I'm so close to 1,000 posts. and I feel most of the people here (at least) some know me as Chickengal505. It would be like changing my real name. When I see chickengal505 I think "Hey thats me!"
     
  8. toejam

    toejam Never enough birds

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    Quote:The story is when I was 9 I got my 1st chickens. I named my black silkie toejam.It is my favorite chicken I have and why I first signed up for the BYC I couldnt think of anything else. I dont why I made it my user name(as a teen). I was thinking about changing it to FowlersFunkyFowl cause that is the name of our little "farm". I sorta feel people dont take my advice as serious because of my name.
     
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  9. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    Gah!! I wish folks wouldnt change their names! Its flubs me all up... [​IMG]
     
  10. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    With 85K members and rising, it is safe to say that no one is THAT well known here. Keep it. Toejam is gross enough to be unique and funny.
     

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