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Do you like it when JCers call you by your RL (first)name?

Discussion in 'Archive: Census and Games' started by droideka27, Apr 18, 2006.

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Do you like it when JCers call you by your RL (first)name?

Poll closed Mar 24, 2012.
  1. Sure!

    40.4%
  2. No!!!

    11.1%
  3. Not really, but I don't say anything about it.

    6.1%
  4. Depends on who it is... and what their motives are

    23.2%
  5. Other

    19.2%
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  1. spacelady

    spacelady Jedi Master star 5

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    Mar 16, 2003
    Doesn't really matter to me. But people don't usually call me by my full name. They usually call me Britt if they do call me by my name.... or other times people know me by "Spacey" :p
     
  2. EmpireForever

    EmpireForever Jedi Grand Master star 8

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    Mar 15, 2004
    No one ever does, so it doesn't matter. It's funny, cause my closer online friends don't call me by my name, but they don't exactly call me by my screenname either.
     
  3. JakkUtt-PokkUtt

    JakkUtt-PokkUtt Jedi Padawan star 4

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    May 20, 2005
    For some reason, it impresses me.
     
  4. Kyptastic

    Kyptastic VIP star 5 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Sep 10, 2005
    It hasn't happened before, but It wouldn't matter if it did, since my name is in my profile.
     
  5. Rouge77

    Rouge77 Jedi Knight star 5

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    May 11, 2005
    Nobody here knows my real name. Not that anyone else than my relatives really use it in real life either... I have a very common first name - usually lots of us around wherever I am - and uncommon last name so most people I know call me by my last name and I frankly feel odd if someone else than my relatives call me by my first name.
     
  6. solojones

    solojones Force Ghost star 9

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    Sep 27, 2000
    Yes. Otherwise I'd forget my name. Ever find that your name seems foreign to you? Yeah, this is a clear indication that you have no friends.


    [hl=darkred]-sj loves kevin spacey[/hl]
     
  7. deltron_zero

    deltron_zero Jedi Master star 6

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    Feb 1, 2002
  8. Jedi_Master_Conor

    Jedi_Master_Conor Manager Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    May 24, 2005
    Sure! I don't care.
     
  9. StarWarsFreak444

    StarWarsFreak444 Jedi Master star 7

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    Mar 28, 2005
  10. _princess_leia_

    _princess_leia_ Jedi Master star 6

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    Feb 23, 2004
    Sure, it doesn't bother me, though not everyone knows my RL first name.
     
  11. Rogue1-and-a-half

    Rogue1-and-a-half Manager Emeritus who is writing his masterpiece star 8 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Nov 2, 2000
    I like when they're all like, "Oh, Stephen, you are so damn cool and I want to have your babies so they will all be geniuses like you."

    I like it a little less when they're all like, "Stephen, you ****** idiot, what the hell kind of fool are you? Die plz."

    :p

    Seriously, I tend to not really call people by their names a lot even in real life; I mean, I'm talking to you and you know that, right? On the Internet it's a bit more important since in chat or threads you want it to be clear who you're reponding too.
     
  12. NYCitygurl

    NYCitygurl Manager Emeritus star 9 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Jul 20, 2002
    I don't mind, and sometimes I encourage it. It kinda gives a personal feel (and people misspell NYCitygurl a lot, so Natalie/Nat is often easier).
     
  13. Healer_Leona

    Healer_Leona Squirrely Community Mod star 9 Staff Member Manager

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    Jul 7, 2000
    I agree with Everton. I don't mind a bit.
     
  14. morrison85

    morrison85 Jedi Master star 5

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    May 13, 2005
    Depends on the pople but generally I am not keen on being called by my name.
     
  15. Mikaboshi

    Mikaboshi Jedi Grand Master star 6

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    Jul 12, 2005
    You do, you are one of about 5 people here that know my name. It would have been more accurate if I had said that not many people know my name, rather than nobody knowing it. :p
     
  16. DarthButt

    DarthButt Manager Emeritus star 5 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Jun 11, 2003
    Yeah I don't mind it... I kinda prefer it with the people I know around here. It a futile effort though, because even when they do know it they'd rather call me Butt instead.
     
  17. Jedi_Master_Ron

    Jedi_Master_Ron Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Jan 29, 2006
    Seeing as I added it in my username I really don't mind that much.
     
  18. Layren

    Layren Jedi Master star 5

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    Oct 28, 2003
    Yep, that's what I put my name there for ;)
     
  19. Tyi-Maet_Nefer

    Tyi-Maet_Nefer Jedi Master star 6

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    Jun 17, 2005
    I don't mind it if I know who the person is. I've become more adapted to it recently, too. My current icon shares the identical name as me except for one silent letter. Calling me Tyi, however, suits me perfectly as well. I use Tyi a lot, so it's like a second name when it comes to writing.




    Wrong:

    Hot



    :p
     
  20. Sai-Mera_Saa

    Sai-Mera_Saa Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Apr 18, 2002
    Don't care. Call me either. It does seem a tad odd though when people post and call me by my real name. I'm not used to that.
     
  21. DarthPuggsy_

    DarthPuggsy_ Jedi Youngling

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    Nov 20, 2006
    no-one knows it on here. But it wouldnt really bother me.

    People on other forums know my name but they still choose to call me by my username, usually puggsy.

    I'm peter BTW [face_dancing]
     
  22. JediYvette

    JediYvette Pacific RSA emeritus star 7 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Jan 18, 2001
    My name is in my screen name, so it would be my own fault they call me Yvette. :p
     
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