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  • Another thread on Usernames: What in the world does yours mean?

    We've seen the thread of favorite user names but some folks have names that I just don't get. Brylntrp was one but now "I got it". Here's another I don't get...

    Hoopoe? What in the world?

    What about everyone else...is there a username out there that someone has that you'd just looooooove to hear the story/meaning behind it?

    "Ladies and gentlemen, follow my advice. Take off your pants and slide on the ice." quote from the tv series M*A*S*H
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  • Original Poster

    We've seen the thread of favorite user names but some folks have names that I just don't get. Brylntrp was one but now "I got it". Here's another I don't get...

    Hoopoe? What in the world?

    What about everyone else...is there a username out there that someone has that you'd just looooooove to hear the story/meaning behind it?

    "Ladies and gentlemen, follow my advice. Take off your pants and slide on the ice." quote from the tv series M*A*S*H
    Visit my farm at www.hiddenrockfarm.com


    • #3
      but every time I repair a horse blanket my husband tells me I should change my screen name to "horseripblanket" or something like that. (We have 7 horses & since they all have turnouts, stable blankets & sheets, I repair a lot.)


      • #4
        the only part of my old identity that people liked, sniff sniff

        "stay away from gray" (breeches, I mean...not horses. grey horses are fine...but gray horses don't like paisley!)
        Um, I don\'t spell check. Deal with it.


        • #5
          It's my name. [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif[/img]


          • #6
            I haven't figured mine out yet.

            ~Erin B #1
            If pro is the opposite of con, then the opposite of progress is...
            Erin B #1


            • #7
              It's my farm name, a combination of Kris and Wendy. Kris planned this farm (when she was 12) but she's only visited it once [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_frown.gif[/img] Now that I raise Jack Russell Terriers instead of ponies, she'll probably never come back... [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_frown.gif[/img] [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_frown.gif[/img] [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_frown.gif[/img]

              "Always look on the bright side of life, de doo, de doo de doo de doo"
              ~Kryswyn~ Always look on the bright side of life, de doo, de doo de doo de doo
              Check out my Kryswyn JRTs on Facebook

              "Life is merrier with a terrier!"


              • #8
                Daytime Drama is my retired horse's show name.

                "I don't patronize bunny rabbits!" -Heathers
                *Nothing is foolproof to a talented fool.*


                • #9
                  Pirateer is the name of the purdy tb gelding i used to show.

                  Eeks! My horsie looks like a mule!!!


                  • #10
                    brynnabear is my horse's nickname (when he is being good [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif[/img] )

                    Brynn comes from his reg'd name Brynarian Welsh Lord [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_rolleyes.gif[/img]

                    *Man On A Mission*
                    High Caliber
                    *Sarcee Junction* (RIP)
                    Zip's Eliminator


                    • #11
                      Sparky was my favorite school horse when I was a kid! He taught so many people how to ride!!
                      ::sniff sniff::


                      I would sooner fail than not be among the greatest
                      -- John Keats

                      Opportunity does not knock, it presents itself when you beat down the door.
                      -- Kyle Chandler
                      I would sooner fail than not be among the greatest
                      -- John Keats


                      • #12
                        I made it up. Lisi is one of the names I would have like to have been named.

                        ~ CJ


                        • #13
                          Bumpkin is a Pony from the Hobbit [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif[/img]

                          One of the ponies belonging to Merry. Bumpkin was named such during the hobbits stay with Tom Bombadil. When the Prancing Pony Inn was raided, the ponies fled to Bombadil, who later sent them to Butterbur.

                          If You Look At My Profile

                          You will see me riding the real "BUMPKIN"
                          Her show name was Pantomine and her racing name was Fallacy's Hope (Pan Man x Miss Fallacy).

                          I prob should change my name to "Elliot" since he is my replacement for Bumpkin after pining for her for 20 years...but I have been Bumpkin on here forever it seems.

                          Here is part of the Poem in the Hobbit...

                          Tom Bombadil's songs

                          Hey! now! Come hoy now! Whither do you wander?
                          Up, down, near or far, here, there or yonder?
                          Sharp-ears, Wise-nose, Swish-tail and Bumpkin,
                          White-socks my little lad, and old Fatty Lumpkin?

                          V. .V
                          .( * )
                          Starman Babies


                          • #14
                            My horse's showname is Moonlight Serenade, so I just shortened it to serve as my screenname. Lately I've been confusing myself with Serendipity, though...so maybe I should change it. Does it confuse anyone else? (Probably not, seeing as I don't post very much...) [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_confused.gif[/img]
                            \"Never give up on something you can\'t go one day without thinking about.\" ~Albert Einstein


                            • #15
                              "Amity" is my mares name. My last name starts with a "B" thats what the "Bee" stands for.

                              Well, I know, creativity was never my strong side [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_rolleyes.gif[/img]


                              ...Life without horses is possible, but pointless...


                              • #16
                                Mine is my name, and 01 for my graduating class.


                                • #17
                                  Wow, Bumpkin, you almost had me wondering, "What pony? I owned a pony named Bumpkin?" [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif[/img]

                                  My username is the name of my Schnauzer. I also just like that name. It's prettier than my "other" nickname, "Lulu" or "Lou". I've been known to assault people who call me that in public. [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_rolleyes.gif[/img]

                                  "You just keep thinkin', Butch. That's what you're good at." -- The Sundance Kid


                                  • #18
                                    FIGJAM is one of my hunter's show names

                                    it is an acronym for:

                                    F*ck I'm Good, Just Ask Me.


                                    • #19
                                      Dragoon is another word for "calvary", and it's also the name of my new horse.

                                      Why'd I choose it? Because I'm obsessed with Jason Isaacs (evil Colonel Tavington from The Patriot [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif[/img] [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif[/img] ) and his Green Dragoons [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif[/img] [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_rolleyes.gif[/img] I love Jason more than I love Hugh Jackman! [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif[/img]

                                      - **Co-Founder of the Everyone Thinks I'm A Pessimist Club**
                                      - I'm workin' on it...
                                      \"Horses change lives. They give our young people confidence and self esteem, they provide peace and tranquility to troubled souls, they give us hope.\"
                                      - T. Robinson


                                      • #20
                                        breezymeadow = Breezy Meadow Farm, our perenially-under-construction homestead.