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I really wish I could give a good and sensible reason of why I chose this name, but unfortunately like so many of the things I do it's doomed to spiral into silliness.

There was a system I was becoming a member of, and it naturally requested I entered a name. I tried a couple, based on previous real-life nicknames (Those I quite liked, anyway) and corruptions of my surname.. all were already taken, or clashed too much with those which already existed.

Thinking "Well, it's not something I'll have to live with too long" I decided that it didn't really matter too much, so I closed my eyes and began typing with my nose for a while. After a few repetitions of this the name 'tlom' appeared on the screen, I just thought it looked better the other way round so reversed it.

This was something like seven years ago now, and it's now become very much my default username and something I have that odd fondness you get for names after a while.

I am now thankful to my nose and it's naming potential.


In reply to Re: Name Space by Molt
in thread Name Space by George_Sherston

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