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Doclassie 9 1.1k England
17 May 2006 3:56AM
My nikcname, for years, was always "Proc" When I worked at the Beeb (as an animator) one of the producers overheard people calling me Proc and heard "Doc" so people (unfortunately) starting calling me Doc instead. I used to be 15 stone, wore glasses and also had a thing for hawaiian shirts..... which made me look (apparently) like John Lasseter (founder of Pixar, the company that made Toy Story, Nemo etc...) as such, my talented workmates started calling me Doc Lasseter, which became DocLassie .......

Not very exciting, but there you go!

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Carabosse e2
11 39.7k 269 England
17 May 2006 4:05AM
Just a nickname given to me, and used, by close friends.

'Carabosse' is the evil fairy in Sleeping Beauty. Can't see the connection myself............
UserRemoved 10 6.2k 1
17 May 2006 4:19AM
Name I started using years ago on the 'Net - nearly miraculous! Smile
Dave B 12 113 United Kingdom
17 May 2006 4:33AM
Well .... mine is obviously pretty boring then. I obviously must be a pretty boring person :-(

Dave B.
Big Bri 13 15.7k United Kingdom
17 May 2006 4:38AM
franken e2
12 3.3k 4 Wales
17 May 2006 4:41AM
Fran(wife's name) and me (Ken)
joolsb 10 27.1k 38 Switzerland
17 May 2006 4:45AM
Jools = cool(?) abbreviation of Julian and b is the first letter of my surname. Not very exciting but there you are.
JohnHawthorne 9 1.7k 5 Scotland
17 May 2006 4:46AM
Ummmm ... can't remember how I chose mine. It was a flash of inspiration - sheer genius I'd say.

My name is the most creative on EPZ.
Henchard 9 2.7k 1 United Kingdom
17 May 2006 4:48AM
Henchard was the Mayor of Casterbridege in the Thomas Hardy novel (whose life then took a turn for the worse). I live in Dorset so 'twas a literary clue.
p3asa 8 676 Scotland
17 May 2006 4:50AM
Mine is pretty sad really.
I have three kids Amy, Sophie & Alistair.
After the youngest 2 were born 10 years ago (Sophie and Alistair twins) I went and bought the number plate p3asa, representing "precious 3" or "problem 3" depending on how they were behaving.

I've used it for most things since then. It has its advantages in that it is always available as a username.

Steven.
Jay44 8 1.4k Wales
17 May 2006 5:07AM
First letter of my real name 'J' and my age 2 years ago!
zanzibarwinds 11 183 South Africa
17 May 2006 5:07AM
Can we also have your passwords and how you came by those as well? I am sure they are just as interesting Tongue

zanzibarwinds = fanciful name really. Always dream of going to Zanzibar and the wind must carry the smell of those spice islands
lobsterboy e2
11 14.3k 13 United Kingdom
17 May 2006 5:13AM
I could explain mine...but then I would have to kill you.
Clarence 9 136 United Kingdom
17 May 2006 5:15AM
lead character name from one of my favourite films...I don't like the name as it sounds a little nerdy (sorry other clarences') but that's why it worked so well in the film

anyone care to guess the movie?

...although I should have used a reference to my surname, could have had much more fun.
xanda 10 244 2 United Kingdom
17 May 2006 5:20AM
A variation on the name of a character from Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

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