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post #1 of 66 (permalink) Old 08-18-02, 11:42 PM Thread Starter
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I was browsing on the Holden forums and go the idea from there, since we have alot of new members joining up lately i would like to start a discussion of hwta everyones user nick derived from and the story behind it.

Ok I'll start, when i first joined BON (First forums i've joined) i decided to use EF_Falcon_GuY as i owned an EF wagon, reason for the underscores is becuase BON didn't allow for split words as nicks. I guess the GuY bit of the nick is cause thats what i am and the fancy capital Y is because i thought it looked good.

Now since i own an XR6, i changed the nick to start with XR (and keeping same underscore format so people whould know who i am). The strider part came from a dodgy pic that xr8chic took of me and i had a really really wierdo stance for some reason.

The stance looked like me striding, and i also decided to use strider as i'm kind of abit of an athletic person and remember my running training with words of "keep up the stride". So contrary to what people think it doesn't really relate to any movie.

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post #2 of 66 (permalink) Old 08-18-02, 11:56 PM
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Mine came from the car I drive.. an umm eb err 5 litre. :)

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post #3 of 66 (permalink) Old 08-18-02, 11:59 PM
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Contrary to the obvious reason , Grunter has been my nickname for a longtime.

You might want to check out another thread done sometime back which contains smoe of the older members nicks. HERE

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post #4 of 66 (permalink) Old 08-19-02, 12:00 AM
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Well Chris = My Name AU = The model i own
and 's = Its my car

But all my mates call me MrFalcoN
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post #5 of 66 (permalink) Old 08-19-02, 12:12 AM
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well, my nick comes from my car... it's an XF, black with a shyte load of blue pearl in the paint
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Mine is named after an underachieving race car driver....

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post #7 of 66 (permalink) Old 08-19-02, 01:36 AM
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I got Barra from obviously the Barra Falcon, and all the other names were taken.
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My alias is my nickname "chubbz". My name is Charbel (pronounced Sharbel, though)
and NO im not chubby NOR do i work for chubb security LOLOL.


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post #9 of 66 (permalink) Old 08-19-02, 01:43 AM
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Well i chose mine just because i think that round wheels are a little overated and i couldnt think of anything else.
post #10 of 66 (permalink) Old 08-19-02, 01:46 AM
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Vinno from Vince obviously. I want to see what Blurter has to say.
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