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Donkey?

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I was talking to a few of my online friends that are Brazilian I often use voice typing because I hate touch keyboard with a burning passion!
So one day I was typing a sentence and Donkey? ended up being written some how.
so now when I talk to you one of my foreign friends and we are having a Lost in translation moment I write my username or they do lol
 

kensei

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Borrowed one of those "choose your own adventure" books from the local library wherein you took on the role of a kensei, a legendary swordsman. My younger brother had recently stolen my previous name that I used to use for everything, meaning it wasn't cool anymore, so I switched.
 

Scrungo

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So, in freshment year we got tablets for my computer science class, and we had to make a new email specifically for that class, and me being the non-conformist type, I made up a random name that sounded funny, that name being "Scrungus McDungus". My friends LOVED it and laughed so hard when I said it. Needless to say it became my new username. (before that it was radTad15, which can be explained simply by that it was my fan Pesterchum handle).
After a while I shortened it to "Scrungo McDungo" to make it quicker and easier to say, as well as during that time I made a character based on the name to be my sort of online persona (who is no longer in use), so giving him a short nickname worked out.

Apparently, "Scrungo" is also the name of a meme dog with a long sweater, so I see it set as peoples usernames sometimes. I think about switching my username back since I don't like the thought that I blatantly stole the name from some dumb meme, but I've used "Scrungo" longer than "Scrungus" at this point it would just be sacrilegious to revert back.

Thank you for coming to coming to my Ted Talk over the history of a stupid username.
 

Shigeru82

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Mine came from the JP name of Gary from the Pokémon Anime, and the last two digits of my birth year.
 

jetman91

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I am a fan of the Super Sentai series Jetman.
 

SnowAgumonGemini

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I always liked how Wallace had twin Digimon. Ever since Digimon World, I fell in love with SnowAgumon. My personal fantasy would be the partner of twin SnowAgumon (a brother and sister with different evolution lines). So, they would be the SnowAgumonGemini (and that’s my astrological sign as well).
 

TitaniumTori

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Mine is a bit interesting. I have titanium in my skull because of surgeries I had as a child because my skull fused after on of my other conditions were being treated.
 

BeLKastel

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Mine is a portmanteau of Belle, the class I play in Vindictus (spelled Bel in the original Korean) and Bernkastel, the Witch of Miracles from the Higurashi and Umineko Sound Novels/Anime.
 

Eddie Stilson

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Got my name from a character mentioned once in an episode of King of the Hill.

The best part is that we never even see the character, but the clip of Hank Hill saying the name is included in nearly all of the Hank Hill soundboards and prank calls, so it's sort of an inside joke reference among King of the Hill fans.
 
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