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Your Screen Name And Avatar

Discussion in 'Fine Art and Design' started by It Aint Necessarily So, Jun 27, 2022.

  1. It Aint Necessarily So

    It Aint Necessarily So Well-Known Member
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    Perhaps it would interesting if some of us shared what our avatars and screen names mean if not obvious, and why we selected them to represent us.

    My screen name is a song title about atheism from the mid-20th century Gershwin musical Porgy And Bess: "It ain't necessarily so. The things that you're liable to read in the Bible, it ain't necessarily so." The song starts at about 2:00 into to this video:



    The avatar, the marching red bear, is Grateful Dead iconography. Here he is with his yellow brother escorting Jerry Garcia to heaven just after his death in 1995.

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  2. JustGeorge

    JustGeorge Unknown Member
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    My avatar changes most every day; no point in mentioning it. Today its the Corn Mother.

    My name comes from few being able to remember my name, and for me telling people to "just call me George."
     
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  3. crossfire

    crossfire Antinomian feminist heretic freak ☿
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    Stevie Ray Vaughan song. Current avatar is in support for Ukraine.
     
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    Early on in my massage and PT career I fell and hurt my shoulder. Took me out of the biz for a good six months since both jobs are very physically active. I decided to go back and finish my multimedia degree while I was healing. I'd been working with digital art programs like photoshop, illustrator, blender and others since I was a teen but never wanted to monetize. Honestly I kind of still feel that way so I only do rare commissions and passive art income. So the name came from when I decided to do digital art on a professional level. Thankfully I'm still able to keep it mostly a hobby and keep my career in medicine.

    The icon is a picture I made a long time ago of three color compositions of a crow.
     
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  5. Viker

    Viker Spirit in Black

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    My current avatar is from me reading stuff on the RF.

    My screen name comes from a comment someone on the old Myspace forums who said I reminded them of a viking witch biker. I went with that then and carried it over here.

    It can be pronounced like biker or wicker. I like the wicker better.
     
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  6. Polymath257

    Polymath257 Think & Care
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    I am a polyamorous mathematician that likes to know about things.

    The 257 is a Fermat prime, one of the five known (3, 5, 17, 257, and 65537). These primes show up in some amazing places.

    The avatar is the 'Happy Humanist'.
     
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    I like the sun and thought about sun worship but have decided to be a generic pantheist. My name came from when I was Christian. It's a play on "tears are falling" and liking the biblical name Thirza and fallen from being a sinner. Can I change it?
     
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  8. Sgt. Pepper

    Sgt. Pepper RF's resident Beatlemaniac. ☮ and ❤

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    I chose Sgt. Pepper as my username because I love the Beatles and they mean the world to me. And I chose my avatar because I liked it more than all the other Beatles pictures that I have saved on my laptop.
     
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  9. The Sum of Awe

    The Sum of Awe Brought to you by the moment that spacetime began.

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    I called myself The Sum of Awe because i'm awesum
    As for my avatar, it's a cool design
     
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    My favorite number is 343. It's palindromic of course. But it's also = (3+4) to the 3rd.

    As for my other stuff - we have a bunch of Icelandic horses, and my avatar is a picture of my now-retired horse that I used to compete with.
     
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    [email protected], I change my avatar often....I have offered 'Dog avatars', a religious theme avatar and my present avatar was picked for no reason other then I liked the colors.... The Screen Name is an attempt to imply an immovable object while at the same time, an attempt to recognize our environment(represented by the tree) as our physical means to maintain physical health and life..
     
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  12. RayofLight

    RayofLight Pronouns: they/them/their thon/thons/thonself

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    My name is Ray. I made a pun. Rayoflight. I bet no one can guess what my avatar is
     
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  13. Revoltingest

    Revoltingest Abnormal before it was fashionable
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    I've been (on other forums)....
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    Gnitlover <-- The 1st one spelled backwards
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    The last is the sticky one.
    Me avatar is the great Groundskeeper Willie!
    His voice, his personality, his back story...all suits me.
     
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    My screen name started as a spoof on the Communist "Hammer and Sickle" flag. Had a partner in crime who named himself sickle and stuck around here for all of about 2 weeks.

    My name stuck around though, and I fell into Germanic Paganism, in which a particular named hammer shows up being wielded frequently ;).

    My avatar rotates based on my mood, but more often times than not it is some variation of the "World Tree"/Yggdrasil
     
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  15. KenS

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    My avatar represents marriage. The guy actually looks a lot like me and the woman on the side kinda looks like my wife.

    It represents amalgamated cultures, seasoned with grace, a heaping cup of mercy spread with a lot of love. 48 years and counting but only 40 of it with the grace, mercy and love.

    Why KenS? LOL... I still don't know how the "S" got on there, but I like the first three letters which is a shorter version of my first name.

    :)
     
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    KenS Face to face with my Father
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    Congratulations on turning a rough road into a highway.
     
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    When I was saved from the weight of my selfishness and sin by Jesus, I spiritually died and was risen to new life in Christ; therefore the screen name- InChrist. The avatar picture reminds of the glorious heavens...my destiny in the love, beauty and joy of eternal life with Christ.
     
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    The name is one I've been using for a long time, even before here.
    My avatar is me.
     
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    The hawk is one I photographed at a raptor rehabilitation center in Florida. I've used other pictures I've taken before.

    I believe in reincarnation/transmigration/past lives/whatever you want to call it...So, when I say I've been here before, that's what I mean...maybe not HERE and maybe not NOW...but I've been here before, now and again...I was beenherebeforebefore at another site, but for some reason, I changed it when I arrived here...
     
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    MikeF Proponent of RAEism
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    My avatar is me at Glaciar Vespignani, Patagonia Argentina last Fall.
     
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