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Running Bear

Running Bear Report 15 Jun 2008 13:35

In the early days of GR we use our real names, we all got on well, always looking forward to signing onto the chat rooms, but since we all changed to cyber names it seems to have gone down hill, why does the cyber names change things.

Amanda2003

Amanda2003 Report 15 Jun 2008 13:40

I've only ever use my real name Arch.

I think the cyber names cause a lot of confussion , especially when they get changed a great deal.

Taff

Taff Report 15 Jun 2008 13:43

yea, Monty!!!!LOL

Granny  Grumps

Granny Grumps Report 15 Jun 2008 13:44

Me to i use real name...........Helen.

Hope you are well Arch.x

Taff

Taff Report 15 Jun 2008 13:45

~~~~to GG

Running Bear

Running Bear Report 15 Jun 2008 13:45

should follow your lead Amanda,

Hi Taff, yes i changed me name a few times that lead to some confustion + an hanging

LittleWhiteDove2022351

LittleWhiteDove2022351 Report 15 Jun 2008 13:46

Yes..... But.....remember..... we were all advised to use a cyber name for protection against ID fraud.

And it is a bit of fun as well.

Tricia xx

*~~*Posh*~~*

*~~*Posh*~~* Report 15 Jun 2008 13:47

I use a Cyber name as I wish to keep my identity private. I think the problem lies with being able to change it. If we chose one name and stuck to it it would work better...I seem to loose track of who I am talking to most of the time as I can't keep up with the name changes.......Maybe thats just me??? xxxx

Taff

Taff Report 15 Jun 2008 13:48

very true Tricia,

Granny  Grumps

Granny Grumps Report 15 Jun 2008 13:54

waves to Taff and Trish~~~~~~~~~~~ hello ladies.

Christina

Christina Report 15 Jun 2008 14:06

i use my own name cos i cant think of a catchy cyber name

any suggestions?

chris x

MOONSHINE63

MOONSHINE63 Report 15 Jun 2008 15:44

I have been called Moonshine by my family since i was a little girl, my Grandad started it, he used to sing Carolina moonshine to me, lol and the moonshine stuck.

★♥*¨¨*Little Ann*¨¨*♥★

★♥*¨¨*Little Ann*¨¨*♥★ Report 15 Jun 2008 16:00

Well I am me, always have been, the 'Little' part of name is also true lol, but I included that because there are too many Ann's lol

~~~~~~ to Monty and all the ladies ~~~~~~

Eeyore13

Eeyore13 Report 15 Jun 2008 17:33

I only changed when another Carla appeared & promptly vanished.
Anyway this suits my wonderful pessimistic outlook! :)

***joybell♥♥♡♥♡

***joybell♥♥♡♥♡ Report 15 Jun 2008 19:49

Joybell was my Grandads nickname for me. Also it helps as there are a few Joy's on here.

♫chris in oz♫

♫chris in oz♫ Report 15 Jun 2008 20:17

ive always had this name otherwise i confuse
myself and cant find me lol

Stephanie

Stephanie Report 17 Jun 2008 16:40

Ditto, Christina, I also use my name as couldn't think of anything suitable..

Any suggestions anybody - not too outrageous as don't think it would fit my image!!!!

Steph x

CrunchyNuTTer

CrunchyNuTTer Report 17 Jun 2008 17:28

I use my name cos thats what it is!
He he he!
xxx

Julie

Julie Report 17 Jun 2008 17:39

I used my full name when I first joined many years ago but due to the risk of giving too much away I changed it to what it is now n it's never been anything else. Some people have got me mixed up with another Jules tho our board names are different.

:o)xx

Jane

Jane Report 17 Jun 2008 18:02

I use my Birth name ,but would like to use my real name as that is who I am .How do I do it ?Will GR still use the name I registered as?