What is the History of your name?

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I have an intrest in Aircraft Carriers, therefore the first of the USN Carriers was as I am sure you all know USS Langley CV1.
 
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Mine came from my friend and is related to my ability to nail ducks with a shotgun............putting meat in the skillet and since I drive the boat when we hunt I am the Capt........hence CAPTSKILLET!!!!!!!
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ORIGINAL: Nikademus

you could have just used "COM"

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My rate in the US Navy and my 1st name. I was already using for a couple of veteran news and chat groups , so it made the carry over.
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"ChezDaJez"

My buddies in the Navy all called me "Chez" (last four letters of my last name).

The old codeword for airborne passive sonar in the P-3 Orion was "Jezebel". Whenever, the TACCO or pilots wanted to talk to the passive airborne sonar operator, the always called for "Jez" over the ICS. And as I was the airborne passive sonar operator on my crew, they called me "Jez". So "Chez" melded with "Jez" and I became "ChezDaJez"

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Mine is Clearly a Reference to the 70's Original Battlestar Galacticas Cmdr Cain of Pegasus... a "War daggit" Type...

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Mine is just the name of the horse who nearly broke the spine of my wife.
She is the boss at home (who could pretend anything else?) and she also is the one who understand (and work) with computer. As i am a perfect dumb with internet, she managed to register me on this forum, but she didn't even asked me which name i would like to use ; why, you ask your subordinate ?[:D][:)];
Just a month later, she had an accident with this horse. But i keep the name
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ORIGINAL: MkXIV

Just wondering how some you here came up with you screen names? Some of you have pretty creative ones. I came up with mine since most of my strageties are duds [:D][:D]

I've used herwin on the internet since 1990.
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ORIGINAL: gladiatt
She is the boss at home
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why, you ask your subordinate ?[:D][:)];

[:D] Again - sounds familiar... Are all French women like this? Or just our wifes?
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ORIGINAL: LargeSlowTarget
ORIGINAL: gladiatt
She is the boss at home
[...]
why, you ask your subordinate ?[:D][:)];

[:D] Again - sounds familiar... Are all French women like this? Or just our wifes?

More seriously, i know some french womens without any form of character. But for me, i find it borring. So i choose in perfect knowing. Just sometimes i'd like to rest a bit. [:D]
And i know a bunch of women with characters....
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Norm son of Norm son of Norm.
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My last name, Feurer, is old (archaic) German for 'fire' so instead of lighting war (blitzkrieg), we have fire war - feuerkrieg, but I used the spelling of my last name instead.
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Mangotree ----- From a old song( under the Mangotree) forget the singer , but was on one of the soundtracks of James Bond , the song sounds from the pacific somewhere, which fits in nicely with this game
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My first name and the year of birth [:)]
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It was my Great Uncle's name on my mom's side. He was a Group Captain in the RAF. He had one of those cool, gravity-defying moustaches but he was always embarrased by his first name so I didn't use it.

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afspret stands for Air Force Security Police Retired. I did 20 years as a USAF cop.
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