Unveil your new identity! (Anime-Planet name change)

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by sothis, Jul 19, 2017.

  1. sothis

    sothis Forum Moderator Anime-Planet Founder Developer

    Posted by sothis on Jul 19, 2017
    #1
    Figured we should probably have a thread where people can chime in if they've changed their name on Anime-Planet :)

    • What was your old name?

    • What's your new name?

    • Any fun info as to why you changed your name?
     
  2. Guest

    Guest Guest

    Posted by Guest on Jul 19, 2017
    #3
    Old Name: Ratchet573
    New Name: Rotisserie Chicken
    Why: I didn't want a number after my name and a rotisserie chicken was the only thing I could think about when I changed my name.
     
  3. randomredneck

    randomredneck Well-Known Member

    God, I wish I'd have thought of that way back when I joined other sites. I still hate that "1990" I'm stuck with other places.
     
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  4. LinkSword

    LinkSword POPEE BELIEVER

    Thread is off to a shocking start.
     
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  5. commonxreaction

    commonxreaction Well-Known Member

    ^I don't even recall him having a 21 after his sn before...

    Old Name: Pkmnmaster88

    New Name: commonxreaction

    Why? commonxreaction was the handle I had decided on earlier in the year before I joined AP. I used it for a lot of other stuff I was starting to join, including PSN. For whatever reason, when I joined AP I picked Pkmnmaster88, and sort of immediately regretted it. Partially because I abbreviated Pokemon to Pkmn and didn't really like the aesthetic of it. I had always planned to change it, from almost Day 1.
     
  6. Jamie

    Jamie Well-Known Member

    Posted by Jamie on Jul 19, 2017
    #7
    CMC -> Jamie

    Though that happened before many of the current regulars, I think.
     
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  7. sothis

    sothis Forum Moderator Anime-Planet Founder Developer

    Posted by sothis on Jul 19, 2017
    #8
    Interestingly enough I've always assumed it was for 'pacman' even though the C isn't a K and all...
     
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  8. Aylia

    Aylia Well-Known Member

    Posted by Aylia on Jul 19, 2017
    #9
    Old name: Panta

    New name: LadyJam

    Wanted a change of name, Tents calls me Jam, and LadyJam is sort of a euphemism that entertains the small facets of my mind.

    I thought it was Glenda.
     
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  9. LinkSword

    LinkSword POPEE BELIEVER

    Oh, so that's who you were. I just assumed you were a new user when I came back.
     
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  10. commonxreaction

    commonxreaction Well-Known Member

    Don't worry, that's a common reaction. :lenny:

    I thought you were LadyPsychic, this changes my entire outlook on the meaning of your new name...

    :pokerface:

    I thought you would of known because you were part of the Lottery and suddenly the person running it had a different name?
     
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  11. SkyOnAnime

    SkyOnAnime Active Member

    Old name: vulpixes

    New name
    : SkyOnAnime

    Why
    : I used "vulpixes" originally because it's my favorite Pokemon. But my name is Sky, and I've been incorporating that into pretty much all of my other usernames -- "sky on __." So it was only fitting that this one was SkyOnAnime. I don't know if I like it enough to keep it forever though. I guess I'll see three months from now.
     
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  12. sothis

    sothis Forum Moderator Anime-Planet Founder Developer

    btw please remember to check into mod chat regularly because we have some thoughts for you in there
     
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  13. Tents

    Tents Forum Moderator

    Posted by Tents on Jul 19, 2017
    #14
    I was always Tents. No, really. I swear.
     
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  14. EggsMustSlim

    EggsMustSlim Member

    Old name: HumanBeing

    New name: EmbarrassingMyself

    Why?: I'm a self-deprecating dude
     
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  15. sothis

    sothis Forum Moderator Anime-Planet Founder Developer

    I'm glad I made this thread as I had no idea that's who you are (I thought you were new)
     
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  16. Aylia

    Aylia Well-Known Member

    Posted by Aylia on Jul 19, 2017
    #17
    Sothis just wants to stalk people.

    [​IMG]
     
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  17. Funkgun

    Funkgun Forum Moderator

    Like sothis said, I am glad she made this, I'd have never known.

    Pepperidge Farm Remembers. In some ways it was less letters, but all caps so I am not sure which one zips off a keyboard better.
    I will miss Panta. I guess I like the fact it sounded like a big badass hair band mixed with a refreshing drink.
    But the new name is actually hella catchy. You even have a 'band'. .. sorta.

    Maybe we have a few others who we thought walked off a skybridge years ago, but have been here the whole time.
     
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    Last edited: Jul 20, 2017
  18. LinkSword

    LinkSword POPEE BELIEVER

    By the time I joined that thread, your name was already changed.
     
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  19. Taek

    Taek Well-Known Member

    Posted by Taek on Jul 22, 2017
    #20
    People who change their name are sad.
     

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