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#445796 - 08/28/13 10:28 PM Re: The meanings of our "pen names" [Re: Brokenhearted]
concerned_husky Offline
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Registered: 08/29/12
Posts: 585
A lot of people told me when they first saw my "pen name" that 'husky' meant 'bulky'; and that 'concerned_husky' meant I was concerned with my bulkiness. I'm as skinny as a twig.

I chose 'concerned_husky' because I was concerned for others, and I liked huskies. I still am, and I still like huskies smile
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#445797 - 08/28/13 10:48 PM Re: The meanings of our "pen names" [Re: Brokenhearted]
CafeMan Offline
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Registered: 03/18/13
Posts: 149
Loc: Chicago
I own a restaurant where the name of my place ends with "Cafe." So I became CafeMan. Some people thought I owned a coffee house, but I own a full service family style casual restaurant.

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#445822 - 08/29/13 03:11 AM Re: The meanings of our "pen names" [Re: Brokenhearted]
Onesimus75 Offline


Registered: 08/22/13
Posts: 158
Loc: Minnesota
Onesimus means "useful". It's a reminder that I'm not useless/damaged goods. A reminder I need sometimes.
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#446657 - 09/08/13 01:35 AM Re: The meanings of our "pen names" [Re: Brokenhearted]
Adam A Gedman Offline


Registered: 08/12/13
Posts: 187
Loc: Canada
Adam A Gedman, or A damAged man
It's unfortunately how I see myself.

Maybe it should be
M A Nunderr Epair, or Man Under Repair.
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Presence is the key, for all we have is now.
All we ever have is right now.

Formerly Adam A Gedman (AKA - A damAGed man)

But you can call me Kevin

Toronto Mini WoR - May 2014

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#446708 - 09/09/13 08:39 AM Re: The meanings of our "pen names" [Re: Brokenhearted]
newground Offline
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Registered: 10/11/11
Posts: 749
Loc: michigan
all my life I isolated and felt I had to do this thing alone. when I finally decided that my way was never going to work I knew I would have to allow some people in to me that was all NEW GROUND
it is still a struggle but I am moving forward... seems like this ground is pretty muddy lol
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Herman Melville

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#446709 - 09/09/13 09:07 AM Re: The meanings of our "pen names" [Re: Brokenhearted]
Amandla Offline


Registered: 08/18/13
Posts: 6
Loc: South Africa Soweto
Mine is in IsiZulu it means power (Amandla)
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#446715 - 09/09/13 10:08 AM Re: The meanings of our "pen names" [Re: Brokenhearted]
HopeDiesLast Offline


Registered: 01/15/13
Posts: 62
Hope dies last. But when it's dead, what then?

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#446792 - 09/10/13 07:42 AM Re: The meanings of our "pen names" [Re: Brokenhearted]
Jude Offline


Registered: 08/09/12
Posts: 1490
Loc: New England
"Jude" is a reference to the jews of the Holocaust, in which half of the world's jews were systematiclly killed. I liken this to the current level of sexual abuse of children, 1 in 6 boys; 1 in 4 girls. Equally horrifying numbers.
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they shake their heads, they say I've changed.
Something's lost but something's gained in living every day
....it's life's illusions I recall, I really don't know life at all. "
Joni Mitchell

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#455701 - 12/01/13 11:53 AM Re: The meanings of our "pen names" [Re: goodbyehorses]
une.vie.d.espoir Offline


Registered: 12/06/10
Posts: 106
Loc: Quebec-Canada
Thank you goodbyehorses for sharing this thought, it relief me.

Jean-Pierre

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#455742 - 12/01/13 08:28 PM Re: The meanings of our "pen names" [Re: Brokenhearted]
Susava Offline


Registered: 07/17/10
Posts: 11
Loc: Mississippi, USA
Susava... The first two letters of my name first two letters of my husbands name and the first two letters of our last name.
So my husband is being hugged by me.
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"Believe in someone, trust yourself."

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