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E4NASH
03-02-2013, 11:19 AM
Was wondering how some of you guys came up with your board names, we've got some pretty unique ones here. So post up how/why you picked your board name and what it means if anything.

I'll go first...My name is Erik Forinash so e4nash seemed pretty easy. Creative huh?


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kaneboats
03-02-2013, 11:27 AM
Mine came from trying about 50 different names for an ebay ID about 12 years ago. I was on there for the first time trying to buy some boat gauges and every name I tried was taken. So I put my middle name with "boats" and there you go.

maxpower220
03-02-2013, 12:01 PM
It's a combo of 2 shows on TV.

http://video.search.yahoo.com/video/play;_ylt=A0S00MouMDJRYBkAhg_7w8QF;_ylu=X3oDMTBvcT Jzcm5xBHNlYwNzcgRzbGsDdmlkBHZ0aWQDVjEzMQ--?p=homer+simpson+max+power&vid=0bed0fd03c4b76b34c7fff2cc19c4fa0&l=00%3A54&turl=http%3A%2F%2Fts1.mm.bing.net%2Fth%3Fid%3DV.47 23099151827160%26pid%3D15.1&rurl=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DvD A-SAwz2VQ&tit=Max+Power&c=1&sigr=11a9trv2h&&tt=b

http://video.search.yahoo.com/video/play;_ylt=A0S00MnsLzJRawEA1hb7w8QF;_ylu=X3oDMTBvcT Jzcm5xBHNlYwNzcgRzbGsDdmlkBHZ0aWQDVjEzMQ--?p=110+or+220%2C+whatever+it+takes+movie+quote&vid=da80e4d583b82f3f72cc6c65eef57692&l=00%3A25&turl=http%3A%2F%2Fts2.mm.bing.net%2Fth%3Fid%3DV.46 62316754796785%26pid%3D15.1&rurl=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DiX 3kxAA2L4Q&tit=220%2F221+Volts+Whatever+it+takes%3F&c=0&sigr=11am45r0h&&tt=b

KRAK
03-02-2013, 06:03 PM
K.elly
R.ory
A.my
K.aya



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rdlangston13
03-02-2013, 08:09 PM
Mine came from my old AOL instant messenger screen name and I've used it for everything ever since

R.obert
D.avid
Langston
13 years old when I signed up for AIM


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deerfield
03-02-2013, 08:41 PM
deerfield = town in which we live

jpetty3023
03-02-2013, 08:51 PM
J= Jason
Petty=Last name
3023= my badge number


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zabooda
03-02-2013, 10:36 PM
zabooda - During the old dialup internet days I would do the one month trials for one company and switch when that was cancelled to another free trial. I went something like two years not paying for internet and I would use this name I made up as no one else used it. I use it everywhere so when the news has a person named zabooda arrested it is probably me.

kaneboats
03-02-2013, 11:04 PM
deerfield = town in which we live

Cept you don't live there no more.

Boatdrinks797
03-02-2013, 11:34 PM
Boatdrinks: One of my favorite Jimmy Buffet tunes...

newty
03-02-2013, 11:47 PM
Bad joke to nickname (I hated) that stuck and now my alias...lol cute huh?

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04OUTBACK
03-03-2013, 11:28 AM
04outback
My first boat. Not realizing that I'd go through a few boats

jmvotto
03-03-2013, 04:06 PM
My initials

Jmv

Then a college nickname

One or The Other
OTO the I lengthens it to OTTO

I used to watch sports and turn off the broadcasters and listen music. OTO

ian ashton
03-03-2013, 07:02 PM
My name is my name.

moombadaze
03-04-2013, 07:37 AM
I cant even remember now why I added the daze in my screen name now.

chawk610
03-04-2013, 08:21 AM
Chawk610
Casey
Hawkins
B-day June 10th
Yea, I'm pretty creative

bergermaister
03-04-2013, 09:01 AM
^ I bet I know 3 of the 4 digits of your debit card PIN... ;)


Greg
Berglund

A long long time ago in a galaxy far far away, or maybe it was during a gaming night after work, the combination of pizza, beer and Quake (anybody remember that one?) led to a screen name born from BeerMaister that morphed into Bergermaister.

KG's Supra24
03-04-2013, 10:12 AM
I made a quick name so I could see some pictures on the site, never intending to get sucked in. Just used my initials and the boat.

brain_rinse
03-04-2013, 11:12 AM
You know when you catch that front edge while wakeboarding which leads to the immediate and often violent face plant? We call that move the brain rinse. Also known as the front side 90 or the scorpion if your board comes up out of the water behind you.

chawk610
03-04-2013, 12:38 PM
Busted. I reckon I better get it changed!

tarheelskier
03-04-2013, 01:36 PM
tar heel= UNC graduate and current NC resident
skier = as child of the 70's I still can't stand sideways on a board to save my life!

yz 2smoke
03-05-2013, 08:46 AM
My name is from my georgia off road screen name. I use to only ride YZ 250's, and some folks call 2 strokes smokers so thats how I came up with yz 2smoke.

evoimport6
03-18-2013, 09:19 PM
Evoimport6

When I was 18 yrs old was my favorite car( Mitsubishi Evolution6), and was a life goal to import one. However had to settle on a evo 7. so Evoimport6 stuck.

Boonejeepin
03-18-2013, 10:43 PM
I went to college in Boone, NC and spent more time off road in my Jeep than I did in class. Boonejeepin

I have used that screen name for about 14 years now.

My wife agreed to a boat if I got rid of the Jeep when my daughter was born. Neither of us were comfortable with a carseat strapped in to a vehicle with a soft top. Maybe one day I will have a Jeep and a boat.

bergermaister
03-18-2013, 11:11 PM
Boatjeepin

Boonejeepin
03-18-2013, 11:32 PM
Boatjeepin

Now you're talkin!

sandm
03-19-2013, 09:37 AM
should probably change it, but sandm is "S"cott "AND" "M"arla, my and the ex's name. it's what's on all the forums I belong to. a lot think sandman, but I tell people it's S and M :)

actually tried to get that on a license plate as well. went thru and got a call from the dmv supervisor 2 days later and told me I couldn't have it. I asked why(playin dumb) and she just said "you know why" and told me to pick something else.. similar to evoimport, ended up with FAST4DR on the evo instead.. almost picked V8EATR but didn't want to brag too much :) :)

sybrmike
03-19-2013, 09:51 AM
SyBr - first two initials of the daughters' names (and the name of my SCorp)
Mike - me

and a convenient reference to "cyber" for this internet stuff.

patrick232
03-19-2013, 12:29 PM
Mine dates back to 2002 when we had our Rinker 232 cuddy.

Cody
03-19-2013, 01:58 PM
Cody....for, well...Cody.

jpetty3023
03-19-2013, 03:23 PM
Cody....for, well...Cody.

haha, it's genius


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rc5695
03-21-2013, 12:31 PM
RC5695 is from my first email address (thanks AOL). I've just kept it, sicne you can now search Google and find my reviews on all kinds of products and places, cold weather gear for riding motorcycles, bike mods, etc. all from that user name.

R - Ryan
C - Christina (my wife)
5 - May (month we were married)
6 - Day we were married
95 - Year we were married

mmandley
03-22-2013, 09:14 AM
RC5695 is from my first email address (thanks AOL). I've just kept it, sicne you can now search Google and find my reviews on all kinds of products and places, cold weather gear for riding motorcycles, bike mods, etc. all from that user name.

R - Ryan
C - Christina (my wife)
5 - May (month we were married)
6 - Day we were married
95 - Year we were married

OK lets cut the crap here Ryan. This was strictly a way to remember your wife's name and your anniversary date LOL.

rc5695
03-25-2013, 12:41 PM
OK lets cut the crap here Ryan. This was strictly a way to remember your wife's name and your anniversary date LOL.

busted. lol. :)

hiflyr
03-28-2013, 10:54 PM
Mine is what I do for a living I simply have the best window view available unless you are on the space station. I will admit sometimes it is intimidating when bad weather is involved. Any well off to LFPG Paris We We.

lewisb13
03-29-2013, 09:39 AM
Mine comes from my college email address which was issued to me. Lewisb13@msu.edu. Michigan State. Its my last name Lewis and B for Brad. No clue why the 13 though.

kaneboats
03-29-2013, 10:03 AM
Go Sparty tonight!

chadjitsu1
03-30-2013, 10:26 AM
Chadjitsu1- A deviation of Rex Kwon Do (Napoleon Dynamite). Also I have been in martial arts since I was 5 years old. I just think making fun of martial arts people is just too easy. You wouldn't believe some of the stuff I've seen in the marital arts world. Some of these people would make Rex look like a true professional.

E4NASH
03-31-2013, 10:59 AM
Chadjitsu1- A deviation of Rex Kwon Do (Napoleon Dynamite). Also I have been in martial arts since I was 5 years old. I just think making fun of martial arts people is just too easy. You wouldn't believe some of the stuff I've seen in the marital arts world. Some of these people would make Rex look like a true professional.

That movie is great!


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beat taco
03-31-2013, 06:51 PM
You think anyone wants a round house to the face when I'm wearing these bad boys?

freeflydenny
04-02-2013, 10:27 PM
well my names Denny and I am a skydive instructor as a side job.
freeflying is a form of skydiving. It is when you are either in a sit, stand or on your head while skydiving.
I freefly when Im not instructing " fun jumping " .Years ago no one had freeflydenny as a email so I took it and it stuck.

kaneboats
04-03-2013, 11:23 AM
Cool. Post up some video of yourself in action. We have an "off topic" section for interesting other stuff. Welcome!

freeflydenny
04-03-2013, 08:21 PM
thanks!
Will do

freeflydenny
04-06-2013, 09:26 PM
Cool. Post up some video of yourself in action. We have an "off topic" section for interesting other stuff. Welcome!

I didnt see a video thread so ill just post here.
Here is a fun video with some friends..
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rbilLQQH8yA
this video is not mine but will make you want to start jumping out of planes! lol https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WYqWbnoemJg
You can also check out my other vids here
https://www.youtube.com/user/freeflydenny?feature=mhee
THANKS FOR ASKING!

zabooda
04-07-2013, 01:52 AM
Really cool. Thanks for sharing.

rc5695
04-08-2013, 09:28 PM
I didnt see a video thread so ill just post here.
Here is a fun video with some friends..
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rbilLQQH8yA
this video is not mine but will make you want to start jumping out of planes! lol https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WYqWbnoemJg
You can also check out my other vids here
https://www.youtube.com/user/freeflydenny?feature=mhee
THANKS FOR ASKING!

awesome vids. I SSOO cannot wait for my son to turn 18 so we can jump!!!! Been wanting to do it for years. Dad used to have a parasail we pulled behind the boat, and I started that about 8-10 years old!

I also commented on your bike vid ;)

freeflydenny
04-09-2013, 01:36 PM
awesome vids. I SSOO cannot wait for my son to turn 18 so we can jump!!!! Been wanting to do it for years. Dad used to have a parasail we pulled behind the boat, and I started that about 8-10 years old!

I also commented on your bike vid ;)

Thanks!
Now para sailing behind the boat sounds SCARY!
As for the bike, I had to sell that to get the Moomba..... couldn't take the wife and kids on the back of it lol

Mccannibal
04-10-2013, 03:43 PM
A play off my last name, McCann. Use it mostly for gamer tags online and stuff.

zabooda
04-10-2013, 03:49 PM
Whew, I was worried about that one. I figured you had a 98 so you can't be all that bad. Welcome to the forum.

rc5695
04-11-2013, 01:03 PM
Thanks!
Now para sailing behind the boat sounds SCARY!
As for the bike, I had to sell that to get the Moomba..... couldn't take the wife and kids on the back of it lol

put the wife & kids on the back of my FZ1 all the time, just not at the same time :p Selling a bike doesn't put much of a dent in a boat. lol.

parasailing was awesome! went every chance i could. first time sucked, as i weighed about 1/2 the low limit and got stuck up when a storn was rolling in. dad climbed hand-over-hand 250' of rope (actually more since he fell off a couple times) to get me down. i remember freaking out thinking i was going to end up in the next town, which i could easily see over the trees! i was only like 8-10 years old i think. went right back up next time he let me tho'!

N2OGTO
06-23-2013, 12:53 PM
My name comes from my cars license plate, and my forum names I use for my car racing forums, it's a 2004 Gto that uses a lot of nitrous. N2ogto

motosno963
06-24-2013, 12:17 AM
motosno963.. motocross ( well i use to race GNCC ) and snocross( have my 2007 polaris IQR race sled but have yet to race due to funds and time now a days) and my race number 963

jsly04XLV
06-24-2013, 08:52 AM
Jsly04xlv
J- Jay
Sly- short for sloyer (last name)
04 xlv -current ride

From the mobile

tgoody14
06-24-2013, 03:41 PM
TGoody14
T - 1st letter in my name
Goody - last name is Goodwin
14 - was my jersey number

Back in 2000 Sean Combs, aka PDiddy, came out with a Hit Single - Bad Boys for Life and that was my come out song when I hit the mound back in my ball playin days...

I was a sophomore and the Seniors gave me the nickname TGoody to go along with my come out song by PDiddy. It stuck all through high school and carried on over to college ball.
Still to this day, 13yrs later, I run into people back home that yell out TGOODY when they see me and they prolly couldn't even tell you my full name haha

Some things never change... lol

Cigars n scotch
06-24-2013, 05:03 PM
I like cigars and scotch.

Simple.