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Re: Avatars and Usernames

Unread postby GreatLakesRailfan » Tue Dec 08, 2015 7:44 am

Saturnalia wrote:
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AARR wrote:If you have an Username of Saturnalia then use a picture of the planet, Saturn.


I thought he drove a Saturn to a meet. That one time.

Uhh, no?

Fail of a thread bump here.


Not a thread bump. Just trying to point out there's more than one Saturn that would be appropriate under AARR's "guidelines". Honestly, I thought your ride had something to do with the new Honestly, and made more sense than a supposed fascination with the planet.
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Re: Avatars and Usernames

Unread postby Saturnalia » Tue Dec 08, 2015 8:01 am

You don't get it do you? :lol:
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Re: Avatars and Usernames

Unread postby AARR » Tue Dec 08, 2015 8:12 am

Excellent creative thinking, GLR!
GreatLakesRailfan wrote:Just trying to point out there's more than one Saturn that would be appropriate under AARR's "guidelines". Honestly, I thought your ride had something to do with the new Honestly, and made more sense than a supposed fascination with the planet.
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Re: Avatars and Usernames

Unread postby ~Z~ » Tue Dec 08, 2015 9:50 am

GreatLakesRailfan wrote: and made more sense than a supposed fascination with the planet.


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saturnalia
The holiday worshiping the mythological deity that is a predecessor to the current mythological christian deity's celebrated bday.
MQT3001's real name has something to do with the current flavor of the week deity's birthday... Angry Man helped MQT3001 pick this name.
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Re: Avatars and Usernames

Unread postby Michael » Wed Dec 09, 2015 8:39 am

Of course the major difference is that Christianity is based on a real historical figure, Jesus the Christ to us Christians. He was written about by Jewish historians like Josephus and Roman historians as well, all of whom were hostile to Christians. There is substantially less written about many if not most historical figures from that time and even more recently that we all take for granted.
The Catholic Church fully acknowledges that they do not know the exact day Jesus was born and so they chose what they thought was the Winter Solstice (shortest day of the year) for the specific reason that Jesus IS the light of the world, not as some say, to co-opt a pagan holiday. He came on the darkest hour to bring light to the world.
The question is really, is Jesus God which brings us to the Lord, Liar, Lunatic question. There is NO question he was killed because he claimed to be God.

Now that being said, can you change my username to a smiley face and in parenthesis "the geek formally known as Michael" Thanks Zack :)
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Re: Avatars and Usernames

Unread postby GreatLakesRailfan » Thu Dec 10, 2015 8:32 pm

~Z~ wrote:... Angry Man helped MQT3001 pick this name.


I seem to recall having heard that. It's not a bad name, just different.
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Re: Avatars and Usernames

Unread postby PereMarquette1223 » Thu Apr 28, 2016 6:40 pm

Any chance I could get something to replace my infamous MQT1223 title?
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Re: Avatars and Usernames

Unread postby ~Z~ » Thu Apr 28, 2016 7:37 pm

MQT1223 wrote:Any chance I could get something to replace my infamous MQT1223 title?


If you'd like a new avatar, feel free to change it..
If you'd like a new username, I can change it to MQT1223 as it sounds like that is what you are asking. If you'd like something else, I'd suggest you make it to one of our meets, like MQT3001 did last year.
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Re: Avatars and Usernames

Unread postby PereMarquette1223 » Thu Apr 28, 2016 8:33 pm

~Z~ wrote:
MQT1223 wrote:Any chance I could get something to replace my infamous MQT1223 title?


If you'd like a new avatar, feel free to change it..
If you'd like a new username, I can change it to MQT1223 as it sounds like that is what you are asking. If you'd like something else, I'd suggest you make it to one of our meets, like MQT3001 did last year.


Why must a meet I am unable to attend be my only option? Seems unfair doesn't it?
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Re: Avatars and Usernames

Unread postby ~Z~ » Fri Apr 29, 2016 6:38 am

MQT1223 wrote:Why must a meet I am unable to attend be my only option? Seems unfair doesn't it?


Ah, so you aren't asking to change your avatar, and want your username changed instead. Why should one of the Marquette Brothers be required to go to a meet to get a name change, and the other one isn't required? That doesn't sound fair to me. I stick by the requirements originally stated.
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Re: Avatars and Usernames

Unread postby PereMarquette1223 » Fri Apr 29, 2016 8:13 am

~Z~ wrote:
MQT1223 wrote:Why must a meet I am unable to attend be my only option? Seems unfair doesn't it?


Ah, so you aren't asking to change your avatar, and want your username changed instead. Why should one of the Marquette Brothers be required to go to a meet to get a name change, and the other one isn't required? That doesn't sound fair to me. I stick by the requirements originally stated.


Because my dad is a control freak and my family doesn't side with me on anything regarding his control.
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Re: Avatars and Usernames

Unread postby Saturnalia » Tue Oct 17, 2017 12:37 pm

SD80MAC wrote:I will continue to have the username SD80MAC with an Amtrak Dash 8 as my avatar just to spite AARR.

I see somebody finally saw AARR's "light" :lol:
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Re: Avatars and Usernames

Unread postby AARR » Tue Oct 17, 2017 2:33 pm

It's time to remind everyone to use a avatar that matches your Username. So my Username is AARR and my Avatar is an AA FA2.

Your cooperation is appreciated. :)
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Re: Avatars and Usernames

Unread postby Norm » Tue Oct 17, 2017 3:57 pm

I have friends in MOW and know some signal maintainers. Should my avatar be a spike or a target signal?
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Re: Avatars and Usernames

Unread postby AARR » Tue Oct 17, 2017 6:11 pm

Norm wrote:I have friends in MOW and know some signal maintainers. Should my avatar be a spike or a target signal?

:lol:
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