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What are the stories behind your username and avatar?

Some users' usernames and/or their avatars have a significance behind them. What about yours?

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"caird coinheringaahing" comes from this Jelly answer. Given that the answer is written in Jelly (my primary language on the site), and the challenge is very much about the site, I thought that it'd be a fun, unique username that references the site.

And it should be pronounced "cared co-in-hear-ing-aah-ing"

Fun fact, moving the space around in that answer leads to the following possible usernames:

ChartZ Belatedly
oppS,aback
reerects bespangling aachen
Erasmians cleptaahing
caird coinheringaahing
Dude coinheringaahing

I have changed my username (briefly) to both ChartZ Belatedly (during March 2021) and Dude coinheringaahing (August 2021), and I'm reerects bespangling aachen on the CGCC Gaming Discord server.

During June, July and August 2022, my username was "Zion mycelia adamancy", as requested by emanresu A due to this message in TNB:

6 hours ago, by Radvylf Programs

Well my Jelly encoder doesn't quite work yet, unless caird changed their name to ​Zion mycelia adamancy! and none of us noticed


As for my avatar, it is a picture of my adorable puppy, Patch. Over December/January, I put a Santa hat on him. During October, it is a picture of my other adorable puppy, Pepper, with a witch hat for Halloween, courtesy of Radvylf

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    \$\begingroup\$ Ok I am dumb. "cared" is supposed to be an English word, not a phonemic representation. \$\endgroup\$
    – Wheat Wizard Mod
    Feb 9, 2021 at 13:29
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    \$\begingroup\$ You got a new username! What is the story behind this one? \$\endgroup\$
    – Wasif
    Mar 8, 2021 at 8:39
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    \$\begingroup\$ @Wasif It was one of the other "possible usernames" that he or she could have changed to \$\endgroup\$
    – user100690
    Mar 11, 2021 at 16:48
  • \$\begingroup\$ @expressjs123 thanks for making me notice that \$\endgroup\$
    – Wasif
    Mar 11, 2021 at 16:54
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    \$\begingroup\$ "over December/January" \$\endgroup\$
    – Ginger
    Nov 25, 2022 at 22:50
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There's no story here. I'm just not creative.

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    \$\begingroup\$ "User user" when I click on your profile \$\endgroup\$
    – user100690
    May 30, 2021 at 10:01
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Mine has several meanings:

  • Many of the answers here on CGCC are quite traumatic to read, and everything here is digital.
  • Digital Trauma is the medical term for nose-picking. I think a lot of us are figuratively picking our noses here, i.e. spending time asking/answering challenges for fun, when we should probably be focussing our talents elsewhere, e.g. paid employment or study.
  • I decided on this handle shortly after recovering from a particularly nasty medical episode of uncontrolled nasal bleeding - caused by a botched deviated septum surgery, and not literal nose-picking! 4 ED visits, 1 ICU admission and several pints of transfused blood later, this is a tale I am happy to be able to tell. Suffice to say, the term Digital Trauma was quite vivid in my mind at the time.
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Now in "Passed through way too many languages on google translate edition

Wow, y'all with your usernames that actually have meaning.

I literally just spent 5 minutes typing random keys until I ended up with something I deemed "cool" and "ironic". Having said that, I did want to make sure the letters L and X were present (for maximum coolness) and that there was a name length of 5 (shorter names are more memorable, leading to hopefully more up votes).

Admittedly, Google once attempted to give it meaning... I placed it into google translate (using detect language) , and it spat out Lyhal, claiming it was in Azerbaijani. I repeated the process with lyhal and detect language... The result was to solve and the detected language was Arabic.

For the record, it is NOT pronounced licks-all. That's just gross, weird and downright disgusting (screw you text-to-speech). It is supposed to be pronounced likesal (tts it and you'll hear what I mean). Okay say it with me now...

Likesal

There you go. Now you know how to pronounce it properly.

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    \$\begingroup\$ whoops, I've been pronouncing it "licks-all" to myself all this time. oopsies \$\endgroup\$
    – hyper-neutrino Mod
    Apr 3, 2021 at 20:24
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    \$\begingroup\$ @hyper-neutrino I pronounce it more like "lie-xall" \$\endgroup\$
    – oeuf
    Oct 18, 2022 at 9:08
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regexp backwards.

Many of my previous online aliases have been obscure programming terms, backwards. This one is not quite as obscure, but it has two extra features that make it suitable:

It's pronounced /pʰə̆ɡsɛˈgə/ or /pʰə̆ɡsɛˈgər/.

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  • \$\begingroup\$ Here I am was pronouncing it /psiger/. \$\endgroup\$
    – Qaziquza
    Jun 15, 2022 at 22:25
  • \$\begingroup\$ I never thought of regexp backwards when i saw your username ;O \$\endgroup\$ Oct 15, 2022 at 5:52
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My username basically comes from my childhood when I loved to play Puzzle Bobble series. It's been my username of choice since I started activity on international online games and communities.

I also used to be a Kirby fan, so my avatar has always been a Kirby. I found out that "Bubble Kirby" is a thing a few years ago, so I changed my avatar to a picture of Bubble Kirby.

Not to be confused with the GitHub organization called Bubbler, which made me append a random number to my GitHub account.

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I was looking for a new name for this site and couldn't come up with anything particularly clever. The last answer I had submitted was in x86 machine code under IBM PC DOS, and the frequently mis-attributed quote to Bill Gates about "640KB ought to be enough" just popped into my head. So I just thought "haha, okay that'll work".

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I just used my first name when I joined Stack Exchange and never changed it.

It's a less common form of Arnaud (without an "L") but is however pronounced the same way, i.e. \aʁ.no\ (and not \aʁ.nɔld\ like "Arnold").

I went by the nickname "Axl" many years ago as the sysop of a BBS running on an Atari 520 ST during the pre-Internet era. (Yeah... Like the singer of a famous hard rock band from Los Angeles. :-p)

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    \$\begingroup\$ Hm... Axl Lily of the Pistols N Lilies? \$\endgroup\$ Jul 25, 2021 at 12:43
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    \$\begingroup\$ @AndrewTheCodegolfer Yeah, something like that! ;) \$\endgroup\$
    – Arnauld
    Jul 25, 2021 at 13:26
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    \$\begingroup\$ Heh, thanks for clarifying that it is pronounced the same way as "Arnaud", even with the "L". I've been pronouncing your name wrong in my head all these years! I'll try to correct that. :-) \$\endgroup\$ Aug 5, 2021 at 7:03
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Python, 65 bytes

my_name="Adam"
print(".".join(map(str,map(ord,my_name.lower()))))

Attempt This Online!

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    \$\begingroup\$ The real answer: My original username on the site was Adam because that's the name in the Google account I linked, but there is already an Ádam who is a regular user, which led to some issues in the SE Chat. I ended up changing it to point-separated Unicode values because I like how it looks like an IPv4 address. \$\endgroup\$ Oct 7, 2022 at 15:02
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When I was seven or something my friends and I all had code names. Mine was redwolf. A few years later, I got a gaming console, and redwolf was obviously taken. I just stuck random numbers on the end, until I got redwolf10105.

I actually used this for a while; I did have a stack overflow account with that name, but I forgot my password.

When I was twelve or so, I got an idea: I thought I was amazing at web development (read: I could make a box turn different colors), so my friends and I decided to make a company. We called it Redwolf Programs.

Later, I registered a domain with that name, and used it for my various projects. Originally I did web stuff, but then game development and chat rooms seemed like more interesting projects. The "company" is gone, but my name has stuck :p

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    \$\begingroup\$ People from the future: It's "Radvylf" now because that's the closest available analog to "Redwolf" in the Katlani alphabet. \$\endgroup\$
    – Ginger
    Mar 19, 2022 at 20:02
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    \$\begingroup\$ And those of you further in the future: It's "Rydwolf" now since I realized that's actually closer \$\endgroup\$ Mar 1, 2023 at 3:22
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When I was 5, I gave myself and all my siblings nicknames. Beefy was the one I gave to myself and it evolved into Beefster by the time I was 12 and had an online presence. I see no reason to change it now with such a long-running history.

And no, it has nothing to do with muscles and no relation to Beefcake. It has more to do with the meat that comes from bovines.

My avatar is Verrick (from Legend of Korra) mashed up with Uncle Sam: "I want YOU to do the thing!" I made it in GIMP on a whim after being struck with the inspiration on a walk home from campus.

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    \$\begingroup\$ If it has nothing to do with muscles, does it mean you're made of beef, or that you like beef, or that you look like a cow? \$\endgroup\$
    – user
    Feb 8, 2021 at 20:52
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    \$\begingroup\$ I like beef. It is a tasty meat. \$\endgroup\$
    – Beefster
    Feb 8, 2021 at 20:53
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    \$\begingroup\$ Ah, ok. That was the most likely of the three options I'd thought, but I was kinda hoping you were a cow :) Edit: Actually, are you a cow? If so, I deeply apologize; I did not mean to insult you in any way for your choice of food. \$\endgroup\$
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    Feb 8, 2021 at 20:56
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Pi's my favorite number, it is a totally original play on "easy as pie" (hence why I have like 15 variations of my username around the web), and my avatar is literally the default Google one rotated 180°.

I'm not that creative. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

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    \$\begingroup\$ Don't you mean your avatar is rotated by π radians? :-) \$\endgroup\$
    – wastl
    Feb 16, 2021 at 11:56
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My username has been around for far too long for me to remember the actual original inspiration.

My first real username was "galaxy_traveler" - my Minecraft username back in around grade 5 or so, when I created my account. I joined Code Golf under the alias James Smith, which was sort of an obsession of mine at the time (using extremely generic names as an "anonymous" name).

I changed my username to Alex L. sometime later, which is my real name, probably because I stopped using weird anonymous names everywhere (including my primary personal email - that got to be confusing, honestly).

The earliest record I can find of my presence as "HyperNeutrino" was in 2017 in this question (mentioned both in the comments and in chat, although that chat profile is detached + deleted and the one I use right now was created later). That was probably around the same time I switched my Minecraft username to it as well (I had possibly a couple in between; I remember there was at least one).


The idea definitely came from my obsession with random area of STEM at the time, and theoretical physics was definitely one of those areas (being a theoretical physicist was one my potential future pathways for a while, but I later decided against it to pursue computer science 100%). I am not sure where the "Hyper" part came from. "HyperNeutrino" actually has no real meaning, although I was once fooled into think it existed by Jan Dvorak in this chat message:

A bineutrino is an excited bound state of two neutrinos that occurs once per year per galaxy and lasts about 10^-36 seconds. Normally they aren't useful, but a type-IV civilization is able to create a swarm of bineutrino collectors that can stabilize one temporarily until hopefully a third neutrino reacts with the existing bineutrino. The resulting trineutrino lasts much longer and is very likely to catalyze further collisions, creating a hyperneutrino, a particle the size of a small star.


The reason my name is "hyper-neutrino" now is because many people have small screen size or higher page zoom that causes my name to entirely disappear while in chat. This issue was mostly caused by my diamond, since previously my name could just barely fit most of the time, but the added space from the diamond caused it to just vanish. By using "hyper-neutrino", the hyphen creates a spot for breaking the line, so my name will instead show as "hyper", which is still not ideal, but is much better than it just disappearing altogether.


I am too lazy to update this each time I change my profile picture.

The following is outdated now.

There isn't a particular story behind my avatar. It used to be a benzene ring, which I joined the site with, owing to my obsession with chemistry at the time. It actually stayed as that for quite a long period of time, until around a year ago when I changed it to K/DA All Out Akali's icon (League of Legends) since the skin line was just coming out and I really liked it (and I am / was an Akali main). Also, it wasn't too far off from my previous icon, since it was still a black square with a white symbol in the center, which is fairly unique (or at least, it was, but now lyxal is probably more well-known if one is to think about a pure white-on-black avatar).

I changed it a couple more times as well, though I cannot remember all of those changes. It was a picture of Eula from Genshin Impact for a while, but eventually I decided to change it a) to simplify it for recognizability (which was prompted by the room owner election, where "static username" and "static avatar" because campaigning points for consistent recognizability), b) to stop people from saying "haha anime girl" (Genshin Impact is a Chinese game, not Japanese, by the way, but it is still pretty much an anime game based on its art style and like, everything about it other than the actual nationality of the comapany that created it), and c) one person did mention that they thought I changed my pronouns as a result of making my profile image a female character. I have always been 100% a cisgender male, and I can understand why that would be misleading.

Thus, I decided to create a new profile picture that I would stick to to be a) recognizable, b) unique, and c) representative. I couldn't find anyone using the lambda symbol yet, and so, based on inspiration from Redwolf Programs's profile picture, I made it a monochromatic 16x16 pixel art image of a lambda symbol. It was originally purple-on-black, but I didn't like that as much as the current purple-on-white one, so I used this instead after switching between the two a few times.

Is it recognizable? I would say yes. Is it unique? In terms of the lambda symbol being unique, yes; the style is pretty much copied from Redwolf. Is it representative? Sort of? I am a programmer, after all, not just by hobby but field of study and profession. Do I know much about lambda calculus? Not nearly as much as I wish I did. I know the basics, but by no means am experienced.


TL;DR - there is a story behind these, but no particular significance behind either my name or my profile picture. In fact, entirely rebranding myself has been something I have considered many times, but I think I will wait until a notable change in my life to do something like that, and I don't know if that will happen or if I want that to happen. So, in case I change it, for the record, this is my current profile.

hyper-neutrino's current CGCC flair

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    \$\begingroup\$ Very long (and somewhat odd) story +1 \$\endgroup\$
    – user
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    \$\begingroup\$ haha anime girl :P \$\endgroup\$ Jul 18, 2021 at 7:18
  • \$\begingroup\$ "I have always been 100% a cisgender male" -- but now you use they/them? \$\endgroup\$
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  • \$\begingroup\$ @Bbrk24 Ah. I have not updated this since posting lol \$\endgroup\$
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In my country/language, the term "polfosol" is a mockery for people who pretend to be knowledgeable, but actually don't have the slightest idea about the subject. e.g.

-You shouldn't eat sausages. There are a lot of papers and scientific evidence that eating sausages will cause cancer.
-Sure, polfosol.

And the profile picture just came after I decided to choose this username. Because you know, he was the best professor I have ever known in my life.

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When I first started coding, I started in Scratch with my friend. He gave us the username segganew, with a lowercase s (my "junk" email is still [email protected]). I decided to use it for a mobile game back when I just started having an online presence. My alliance ended up calling me Seggan (uppercase S because mobile) in chat, and I guess that name stuck. Before I used Seggan, I mostly had Dan_the_Man, although there were a few exceptions here and there. It is pronounced S egg an.

My avatar, if you zoom in, is a purple gas giant planet with a terrestrial moon orbiting it. I designed it in an online program that I forgot the name of.

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    – Ginger
    Oct 14, 2022 at 1:00
  • \$\begingroup\$ Stegganography challenge is perhaps based on your username \$\endgroup\$ Oct 16, 2022 at 5:46
  • \$\begingroup\$ @py3_and_c_programmer what challenge? \$\endgroup\$
    – Seggan
    Oct 16, 2022 at 11:21
  • \$\begingroup\$ codegolf.meta.stackexchange.com/a/25243/110681 \$\endgroup\$ Oct 17, 2022 at 5:11
  • \$\begingroup\$ @py3_and_c_programmer ah \$\endgroup\$
    – Seggan
    Oct 17, 2022 at 14:44
  • \$\begingroup\$ I'm wondering if you used spaceengine.org for the profile... though that's not exactly designing, so probably not. \$\endgroup\$ Oct 17, 2022 at 19:32
  • \$\begingroup\$ @97.100.97.109, nope, wasnt space engine, it was some sort of online program \$\endgroup\$
    – Seggan
    Oct 17, 2022 at 19:34
  • \$\begingroup\$ Is it just me or is your pfp just purely white? \$\endgroup\$
    – mousetail
    Nov 9, 2022 at 8:30
  • \$\begingroup\$ @mousetail it is :P \$\endgroup\$
    – Seggan
    Nov 9, 2022 at 13:26
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Name

When I was like 11 or something I was just dabbling a bit in JavaScript and had gotten far enough to know what the data type containing text was called. I figured it would be clever to make the observation that usernames, being entirely arbitrary, don't necessarily reflect anything about the people who have them--never mind how little truth there is to that... And thus was born Unrelated String.

Avatar

The avatar I use on the rest of the network and virtually everywhere else is ultimately the portrait of Ryze from League of Legends, mangled beyond recognition by myself and a friend. On CGCC and in chat, however, after the fateful events of Cat Week, I've sported 16 and counting hand-cropped anime profile pictures as a reminder to society that my opinions are invalid--at the time of writing, Sengoku Nadeko from the teaser visual for Monogatari Series Off & Monster Season, so if she isn't dramatically looking back at you with an ambiguous yet powerful expression, the number's wrong :P

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My username is a shortening of my old display name on Google+ (RIP), which I made about 6 years ago.

R    - Raghu
a    - all
ze   - the
time

My profile pic comes from the "Color Ghost" Webcam Toy effect. It still looks pretty cool, so I've kept it for a while now.

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What can I say - I'm not creative. I'm still not very creative.

To avoid confusion, it should be pronounced "bread"

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    \$\begingroup\$ @PyGamer0 See above \$\endgroup\$
    – emanresu A
    Aug 4, 2021 at 9:53
  • \$\begingroup\$ user and emanresuA has a very similar avatars and a similar answers here. Isn't this a... friends? ;) \$\endgroup\$ Jul 25, 2023 at 9:54
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My username "Davide' is just my actual name. Few months ago I was learning C (my first language) and signed up on SO to ask something. I think I didn't typed any username, just logged using my Google account.

I take this opportunity to change my username and add an avatar.

Apart from golfing in C and learning JavaScript, I only eat, sleep, listen to music (a lot of it) and cuddle two kittens of a flatmate. That's the reason why my username and avatar will be all about music.

My username is going to be Sheik Yerbouti. It comes from "The Sheik Yerbouti tango" by Frank Zappa. I chose this name because (apart from being the title of a nice guitar solo) it's kind of an actual name and it also encourages you to move, an invitation that can be interpreted in many ways.

As for the avatar I'll find a picture of music(?)

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    \$\begingroup\$ "I only eat, sleep, listen to music (a lot of it) and cuddle two kittens" Sounds like a great life :P \$\endgroup\$
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    \$\begingroup\$ @user ahaha yes it sounds great, but I am actually a very lonely person struggling to build some real life skill. However there not much time to complain about life when you are busy shaiking yerbouti :D \$\endgroup\$
    – anotherOne
    Feb 11, 2021 at 23:53
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Weasels

My username (Wezl) is Weasel spelled better and more recognizeable. Some weasel facts that may have influenced this decision.

  • They're adorable (yes, this is a fact). A simple interweb search is enough proof.
  • They're evil. I'm not necessarily evil, but it helps to have an evil avatar so I don't get held responsible for my actions.
  • They bring bad luck. Not necessarily a fact, but in some cultures or superstitions this is true.
  • They're underappreciated. This means I'm assisting the world by creating awareness, and as a bonus not many weasel-related usernames are taken.
  • They're stinky. This did not influence my decision at all, but it doesn't hurt to mention it.

These may seem like reasons not to like weasels, but there's a reason people still have cats as pets (weasels aren't often pets because they're wild and love to kill...fingers). In fact, weasels are kind of like cats in a squirrel-sized body.

Some of these traits can be summed up in this hopefully-not-copyright-infringing clip: weasels!

EDIT: Now I realize that to truly show my devotion, I must also change my pfp. This is it currently, though I change it a lot:

Ermine/Weasel 16x16 picture

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    \$\begingroup\$ They may be adorable, but I think being evil, bringing bad luck, and stinking are pretty good reasons not to appreciate weasels. \$\endgroup\$
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    Feb 15, 2021 at 19:23
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My username

"sporeball" was essentially generated by brute force. I wanted something simple yet decently interesting, but I'm terrible at coming up with good ideas, so a couple of years ago I wrote a little bit of JavaScript to make up names for me.

The code first populates an array with 114 words I picked out by hand (star, rice, cloak, ocean, pants, knuckle, coffee, etc.) Then, at the push of a button, it picks two random words from the array and concatenates them! Simple as that.

After a few minutes of clicking, the string sporeball came out, and the rest is history.

My avatar

In January of this year, a friend of mine drew a picture of me in my signature purple cat costume (yes, I have a cat costume) as a present for my 17th birthday. I loved it so much that I immediately asked her if I could use it as my new avatar,* and she agreed.

My friend replaced the drawing's original white background with that nice lavender one, a hex code chosen for its similarity to my website's background color, and I cropped the drawing, which was originally from the waist up, to a 400x400 headshot. Closer to March, I asked if I could have it updated to reflect my change from rectangular glasses to circular ones; this new version, which also depicts slightly longer hair, is the one currently in use on this site.

* My previous avatar was created with the Snout Folk image maker on Picrew.

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My username is a randomly generated one from my head. I just thought of "Dial" and "Frost", and put them together!

My pfp was from @lyxal ;)

Oh and yes I do love burning freezing tags on SO. I mean I do have frost in my name :3

I do love the cold too in winter, another great reason why I picked frost.

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I watch Alan Becker and eat bagels.

2022 update: Grand Bagel in katlani.

2023 update: Alan Bagel in english.

2024 update: Bread + ai generated image

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    – Seggan
    Mar 7, 2022 at 17:33
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My username? Well I just happen to see this mathematical expression everywhere in my math textbook im getting tired of this expression this is boring i want to get out of this! I hate 2x-1 2x-1 is bad I want to kill him!!!

And then, all of a sudden, I decided that I can use this as my username to make others feel bored like me as well! evil laughs

As for my avatar, I want to change it someday, but not now. :P

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    \$\begingroup\$ +1 for being evil. Not sure why you don't want people to view your profile, though, it's a good way to make other people hate 2x-1 too \$\endgroup\$
    – user
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    \$\begingroup\$ Let's kill 2x-1! \$\endgroup\$
    – anotherOne
    Feb 12, 2021 at 0:01
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    \$\begingroup\$ It looks like 2x-1 has...disappeared. @SheikYerbouti, what did you do? \$\endgroup\$
    – user
    Feb 12, 2021 at 15:44
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    \$\begingroup\$ He went on vacation. He told me to let everybody know that he is all right and will come back after he has found himself. What? ...no it's just tomato sauce from lunch. Sheit! \$\endgroup\$
    – anotherOne
    Feb 12, 2021 at 16:08
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    \$\begingroup\$ I saw someone pretending to be him 2x-1 \$\endgroup\$
    – anotherOne
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A couple of years ago, I got into reading a Russian knock-off of Harry Potter which one of my friends recommended to me (the book was actually really well-written, still one of my all-time favourites). During one of the chapters, a noticed a character with the name Varsus, suspiciously similar to that friend's online nickname Varsis. When I told him about it, he confirmed that he just slightly changed that character's name to create his nickname. I responded to that with doing the same - taking one of the character's name Dionius and simplifying it to Dion. I've been using it ever since, often wrapping it in 8s to make 8Dion8 when just Dion wasn't available. As for my pfp, it's a random year-old photo of me that a friend took on a trip to the countryside. I've often also been using a frame from this meme when I didn't want my actual photo on display, or a Bill Wurtz thumbnail on my Discord.

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  • \$\begingroup\$ Вы знаете русский? \$\endgroup\$
    – Danis
    Feb 12, 2021 at 5:36
  • \$\begingroup\$ @Danis for what? :P \$\endgroup\$ Jul 25, 2023 at 9:56
  • \$\begingroup\$ Honestly I didn't expect to see you here. Weird. Yes, I'm just climbing over all the links. ;) \$\endgroup\$ Jul 25, 2023 at 9:57
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It’s just my name + surname with all vowels removed. Boring… The profile pic is some doodle I did many years ago, but I like it so it stuck.

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Oktupol is the german spelling for octupole, a magnetic field created by eight electric charges; four dipoles or two quadrupoles.

I started using that name while experimenting with computer networks as a teenage child. I was interested in physics back then; when I needed to come up with host names for some virtual machines, I named them Monopol, Dipol and Quadrupol because I just read about those in a book.

Eventually I hosted my first own website, and taking up on the scheme I established previously, I bought the domain "oktupol.de" and started using the name "oktupol" for myself everywhere on the internet.

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My username is Aiden Chow. I mean, it's pretty obvious where it came from... I obviously used an AI to randomly generate names until I found one that I liked.... jk jk LOL. It's literally my real name, nothing much to it. You can tell I put so much thought and effort into my username XD.

As for my pfp, I drew it years ago when Google Hangouts still had a Draw Feature (rip draw feature, you will forever be missed...). My friend and I were basically just sending random doodles to each other, and I noticed that one of my scribbles looked vaguely like a face. So I drew in the eyes, put in the mouth, and boom, my pfp.

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My username isn't really anything special, it's just my hair color. My profile picture came from an offhanded comment from Wzl about needing to see a cat with a ಠ_ಠ face.

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  • \$\begingroup\$ Also, as of the posting of this comment it has a Ukrainian flag overlay in support of the war in Ukraine. \$\endgroup\$
    – Ginger
    Mar 19, 2022 at 20:06
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    \$\begingroup\$ You may want to clarify that you're in support of Ukraine, not in support of the war itself lol \$\endgroup\$ Apr 4, 2022 at 17:21
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    \$\begingroup\$ ^ what he said :| \$\endgroup\$
    – Ginger
    Apr 5, 2022 at 11:52
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ophact is a randomly generated 6-character long string which came from a short piece of JavaScript code I wrote, a sort of "random competition" for JavaScript. It was the only readable word that came out, and has the sort of tone of "oh, fact?"

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