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What Anet Username Did You Consider Before Current

Mon Jul 04, 2011 10:33 pm

Before I chose 2707200X as my username I have considered other names like DC-10-30/40 because the DC-10 was my favorite trijet over the L1011, same with the L2000 in this case, VC-10 because it was the most graceful airliners of all time, 747-700X and BOEING_NLA because they where the biggest airliner proposals by Boeing, A330-200, 747-SP, United-Jet, A380X and 777-300ER "plus something" and I almost chose BoeingY3 as I have imagined it as a proposed giant "twinnie" to replace the 777 and 747.

I chose 2707200X because the proposed aircraft envisioned optimism, innovation, ingenuity and it had a uniqueness from it's competitors not to mention it was lot bigger and faster. I was always intrigued from the first time I saw the concept. I added the suffix "X" to identify my self from others with a similar username.

What other names could you have chosen before you chose your current username?
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RE: What Anet Username Did You Consider Before Current

Mon Jul 04, 2011 10:43 pm

The only other name I considered was STT757, which is my initials and my favorite airplane. That was already taken so I chose TZ757300, which is my favorite variant of the 757 with my favorite livery on it.
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RE: What Anet Username Did You Consider Before Current

Tue Jul 05, 2011 12:51 am

The one I have was the first one that came to my mind when time came to sign up here. I wanted to bet away from using the username I had been using which was given to me when I set up my email/login account at the college I was attending at the time, and ShyFlyer was the name I picked.
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RE: What Anet Username Did You Consider Before Current

Tue Jul 05, 2011 2:57 am

Delta757, Delta767, Delta737, Delta747, DeltaMD88, Delta767-200, Delta767-300, Delta767-400, Delta757-200, or something like that lol. I've actually never been on an MD90
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RE: What Anet Username Did You Consider Before Current

Tue Jul 05, 2011 2:59 am

I signed up under the name "TuckingFypo". The mods didn't appreciate that, so I'm ALTF4 now.
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RE: What Anet Username Did You Consider Before Current

Tue Jul 05, 2011 3:37 am

I actually used my real name. I have one of the most unique names in the land. I used my first and last name, so anyone who knows me in real life would know me on here. But, I could not remember the password, so I ended up with seb146...
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RE: What Anet Username Did You Consider Before Current

Tue Jul 05, 2011 6:38 am

Well, this was the one I cam up with, and stuck with it... I thought, I want something that someone that knows what they are talking about will be able to see in their head.... What better than an orange 747?
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Tue Jul 05, 2011 11:55 am

Was ......is......& will always be........The same.....


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RE: What Anet Username Did You Consider Before Current

Tue Jul 05, 2011 12:06 pm

I'm usually just Zak, but that was taken here already. So I added the license plate identifier of my hometown, Hamburg, and became ZakHH.
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RE: What Anet Username Did You Consider Before Current

Tue Jul 05, 2011 3:44 pm

I actually messed mine up. I wanted BBJ or ACJ in the end I decided upon BBJ87 but forgot one of the b's!   

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RE: What Anet Username Did You Consider Before Current

Tue Jul 05, 2011 4:07 pm

I think I originally considered N914ME after the Midwest 717 I'd flown the most, as well as Midwest717OMA or something like that. I'm not sure why I changed it, but there you go.
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RE: What Anet Username Did You Consider Before Current

Tue Jul 05, 2011 4:26 pm

Quoting ShyFlyer (Reply 2):
The one I have was the first one that came to my mind when time came to sign up here. I wanted to get away from using the username I had been using

Same here. I basically gave my choice of username for this website no forethought at all, otherwise I would have chosen something a bit more representative like "BHM-RNO" or the like.
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RE: What Anet Username Did You Consider Before Current

Tue Jul 05, 2011 4:52 pm

I considered KiwiScot at first, as a Scot now resident in NZ. I thought though that was too bland and not aviation related so I took the IATA codes for my old home city Edinburgh (EDI) and my current residence Christchurch (CHC) and combined them.
A300/319/320/346 ATR72 B722/732/3/4/5/6/8/742/4/752/762/3/772/3 BAC111 BAe146 C172 DHC1/6/8 HS121 MD80 PA28
 
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RE: What Anet Username Did You Consider Before Current

Thu Jul 07, 2011 2:22 pm

CV-990 but was already taken so I thought - Scheisse, I go with Solna (where I live) and bo (resident)

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RE: What Anet Username Did You Consider Before Current

Thu Jul 07, 2011 2:30 pm

Mine was easy dc10 (favourite aircraft) and bhx (where I work).

Other ones that came to mind were CL44 and L1011 (second and third favourite aircraft).

One of my over-whelming memories is watching the CO DC10 take off from BHX en-route to EWR and betting with everyone in the office if she would be up before the piano keys. Most days it was very close!
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RE: What Anet Username Did You Consider Before Current

Thu Jul 07, 2011 2:44 pm

Quoting TSS (Reply 11):

Same here. I basically gave my choice of username for this website no forethought at all, otherwise I would have chosen something a bit more representative like "BHM-RNO" or the like.

Same here. If I could do it all over again, I'd be PW4090.
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RE: What Anet Username Did You Consider Before Current

Thu Jul 07, 2011 2:54 pm

Rococo except there are no Airlines in Indonesia called Rococo. Whereas Bouraq was known as Baroque due to the period during which its planese were alleged to have been built. The real 748s.
 
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RE: What Anet Username Did You Consider Before Current

Thu Jul 07, 2011 3:18 pm

I want to change my name to Philosoraptor...
 
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RE: What Anet Username Did You Consider Before Current

Thu Jul 07, 2011 8:31 pm

Quoting 2707200X (Thread starter):
What other names could you have chosen before you chose your current username?

Actually, I didn't really think too much of using other usernames until AFTER I decided to go w/PHLBOS (which is just simply a combination of my current and original home airports, PHL & BOS respectively).

Some alternative usernames for me would've been:

-Yellowbird717
-MercMarauder
or
-Galaxie500
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RE: What Anet Username Did You Consider Before Current

Fri Jul 08, 2011 2:16 pm

My first encounter with A.net, back in 2000, was in the chat room under the name "EL-AL_B747-258", my favorite airplane. It was too long to register with, so only "EL-AL" staid. If I could change it today, I would change it to 'LYB742'.
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RE: What Anet Username Did You Consider Before Current

Fri Jul 08, 2011 2:39 pm

ArmitageShanks was taken. Simple as that
 
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RE: What Anet Username Did You Consider Before Current

Fri Jul 08, 2011 3:01 pm

Quoting EL-AL (Reply 19):
"EL-AL" staid. If I could change it today, I would change it to 'LYB742'.

Why? The airline names are difficult to get... I'd like one, if I could....
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RE: What Anet Username Did You Consider Before Current

Fri Jul 08, 2011 3:35 pm

Quoting idealstandard (Reply 20):
ArmitageShanks was taken. Simple as that

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RE: What Anet Username Did You Consider Before Current

Mon Jul 11, 2011 2:59 pm

I was NoelG, but it wasn't a particularly well thought out username. For a start I didn't want my real name as my username (not very imaginative), and for a second my name changed when I got married so I'm not NoelG any more :-S

So today you are all joined to the grand opening of TCASAlert, named after an unfortunate run-in I had with an A320 when I was blissfully unaware I was flying my C172 through EMA's airspace back in 2002.

 
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RE: What Anet Username Did You Consider Before Current

Mon Jul 11, 2011 8:19 pm

Quoting ALTF4 (Reply 4):

I signed up under the name "TuckingFypo". The mods didn't appreciate that, so I'm ALTF4 now.

LOL!!! Ugh, wish they had allowed it.

I considered AM0404.
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