change of name

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change of name

Post by Nigel Rainton » Tue Oct 30, 2018 10:20 am

Hello everyone,

Mark has kindly changed my username, Sofasurfer, to my real name. When I joined the forum I thought it was mandatory to have a username other than my own. As I spent far too much time on the sofa surfing TFF, I thought my old username would be appropriate. I now know that it is a modern term used to describe a homeless person who sleeps on friends sofas :Chuckle:

Also, as my internet presence expanded, it became confusing for me to have two identities.

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Re: change of name

Post by Paul D » Tue Oct 30, 2018 10:57 am

A good decision Nigel, I much prefer to call chaps by there real name :Hat:
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Re: change of name

Post by Dave Burr » Wed Oct 31, 2018 8:25 pm

Language moves with the times and yes, now is an appropriate moment to come out from behind your friend's sofa :Chuckle:

Well done Nigel :Hat:

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Re: change of name

Post by Snape » Wed Oct 31, 2018 8:49 pm

To make it more clear but preserving anonymity you could have had Couch Potato! :Sarcasm:
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Re: change of name

Post by Duebel » Wed Oct 31, 2018 10:12 pm

It will take some time to get used to the new name! I liked "Sofasurfer", Nigel.
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Re: change of name

Post by Lea Dweller » Thu Nov 01, 2018 8:16 am

A change is as good as a rest Nigel! :Hat:

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Re: change of name

Post by Nigel Rainton » Thu Nov 01, 2018 9:58 am

Thanks guys, Couch Potato would have been a better username, particularly on days like today when the rain is thundering on the roof of my Defender as I head to the lakes :-(

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Re: change of name

Post by RBTraditional » Fri Nov 02, 2018 6:51 am

Nothing like a good drop of rain on the Landy roof to keep you awake whilst driving :Wink:
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Re: change of name

Post by Ian.R.McDonald » Fri Nov 02, 2018 7:57 am

Good choice Nigel. Especially in such a friendly and positive environment I have never understood the choice of people not to discuss our hobby ( passion) using their real name.

Will others come across from the " Dark side"?

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Re: change of name

Post by Nigel Rainton » Fri Nov 02, 2018 10:16 am

RBT - if only the rain would stay outside the Defender, I have to drive in wellies when it's raining, at least it washes the mud out of the footwells.

IRM - This is a safe place but it's visible to everyone via Google including Storm Troopers.

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