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I see some interesting screen names here and was wondering how some of them came about. Mine obviously did not evolve out of a great deal of thought. My name is Mark and I live in Ohio thus Mark / Ohio.

Anyone else willing to share the secret behind the code to your screen name? :D
 

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My screename is just my first name.

Usually in the past whenever I would join forums, I would often make the mistake of using the type of car or bike that I had at the time as my username. The thing is though when I sold that specific vehicle, then the name really doesn't apply anymore, and of course I can't change it.:( I learned my lesson from doing that and know better now not to do it with forums like this. If I join say a forum specific to that vehicle though, then I really don't see a reason why not to include that vehicle in my username if I wished to do so though.
 

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Mark; I use "lettuceman" because I grow all sorts of fancy lettuce and give it all away - Consequently, kids in one of the poorest schools in the state get to eat salads that would probably cost you $16.00 a plate in NY city.
Hence, I've become known at my workplace as "the lettuceman". . it works for me :)
 

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Mine comes from a nick-name from way back...

I had an opportunity to cross train with the U.S. Army's Sniper school for a two day stint during the Vietnam era (1969). We were provided with the new M21 which was a converted M14 and modified to use the (newer) 7.62 ammo. The first day was all classroom and theory, ballistics, trajectory and night vision - a very comprehensive 8 hour class to say the least.

The following day we were allowed a clip with 7 rounds and fired at a target at 700 yards from a laying, prone and standing position. I hit the bulls-eye near perfect 7 times. I have to say the weapon was dialed in beautifully, was comfortable and the environment was perfect for qualifying. And being an invited guest from the USAF to participate with the US Army was a great opportunity to understand how the two services interacted in S.E Asia.

On the flight line and ready to hop the aircraft back to our base...one of the instructors (Army Captain) slapped me on the back and asked me my first name. When I told him, he chuckled and said "Good luck there Mark Triple Seven". I took a heck of a raze during the flight back...and even more when the gossip started back at the AFB. The name stuck for the rest of my hitch with the USAF....and still, 40+ years later, I use that nickname.
 

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Mark; I use "lettuceman" because I grow all sorts of fancy lettuce and give it all away - Consequently, kids in one of the poorest schools in the state get to eat salads that would probably cost you $16.00 a plate in NY city.
Hence, I've become known at my workplace as "the lettuceman". . it works for me :)
Interesting... Last night I was listening to a Canadian radio station when a man called in and said because he killed and butchered a pig on his rural property he was visited by four police cars early one morning and charged with butchering an animal without a proper licences.

Be careful... didn't congress just pass a food safety act or something like that here?

I'm guess-in because it cost so much for the Big Boys to bring their products to market they don't want or appreciate competition at any level.
 

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My name comes from a welding procedure.
 

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Pretty simple story here. My folks picked it out for me and it's stuck for 55+ years now. Sort of glad they picked the name they did. It would be tough going thru the forums as MaryAnn or Cynthia or something like that....

Some very interesting stories on the screen names, gents.
 

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Mine is from the fact I own a MTD 990 that was sold under the Kingwood name. Hence Kingwood990.
 

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Ken N Tx

I started on the internet in 1998..The N was to be for North Texas.

Since I have a Ford N tractor, it fits a dual purpose..
 

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DrBailey, some call me doc, some call me doctor B.
when My Mom was upset with me she would call me Donald Raymond Bailey. When she said that, I stood at attention!:D
 

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My other toy is a 78 mustang II cobra,74 to 78 considered the worst mustangs ever made,and my personalized tag explains it all. Misfit.......
 

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...Look how she dressed me for the business Christmas party (ugly sweater contest) people in the restaurant wasnt to sure about us
You could start a new religious sect with that sweater as part of the required uniform. ;)
 

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We will all wear blingbling and play a piano:D well!!! maybe not.:confused:
As long as the government never has to spend my tax money rooting you and your followers out of the compound someday, you can wear and do whatever you want in my book.
 

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How come when growing up, and we would be in trouble, our parents would always throw in our middle name? Boy you new you were in trouble then.

Burr Head was given to me by my previous boss. Comes from my very short hair. I have always said... Hair is like grass, When it blows in the wind, its time to cut it!
 
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