Curious ... story behind your user name

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  1. Will Beararms

    Will Beararms Millennium Member

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    I used to know someone named Haldor who was from Iceland.
     
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    "Hollow head" was the industry slang for a tool whose patent I used to own. HH
     
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    Haldor Formerly retired EE.

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    We got around.
     
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    professor kv Hey! Who turned out the lights?

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    arnold ziffle aka dingle

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    i was shooting the cowboy matches many years ago predating sass. i hadto have a nick name and tried to be funny. i used woodrow stiffey for a few shoots until it was suggested i might want to change it. i still wanted something that would make people smile when announced so i took the name from arnold the pig from green acres.
     
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    My avatar is Banastre Tarleton. A British officer that lead "The British Legion" in the American Revolution. They all wore green and most of the legion was "cavalry" (Dragoons). Hence his nickname.

    Ironically, most people in the British Legion were Americans that fought for the crown. My ancestors were "loyalists" and fought for the crown. Plus, I used to be a Revolutionary War reenactor and I was in a loyalist unit....we wore green uniforms as well as did many "provincial" units fighting for the king.
     
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    Cambo

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    Cambo was a name given to me when I was a teenager by my cousin. We grew up in the same neighborhood, and I was the one who had a huge arsenal of paintball and airsoft guns. In addition to that, I was the one who would win flashlight tag by dressing in black, and crawling on the ground to the base, unscathed by the light. The guys in the neighborhood would also have massive hand to hand combat fights featuring punches, kicks, wrestling, footballs and soccer balls (as projectiles), and wiffle ball bats (as clubs to hit each other with). I was usually the last man standing for those. What great times growing up.

    "Cambo" is a combination of "Rambo" and my last name.
     
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    Fortunate Son

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    So you should of picked 'Q' as your handle like the tech guy in James Bond.

    Sent from my SM-G960U using Tapatalk
     
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    syntaxerrorsix Anti-Federalist CLM

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    First user name for an old BBS called Nova. It was just syntaxerror (BASIC language error) but with the introduction of the internet I needed to add the six as apparently the username was becoming popular. It's been that way for more than twenty years now.

    Profile pic is of me after exiting the Devil's Eye Cave System.
     
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    Nickname from work. From sniffing out cannabis and a play on my surname.
     
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    syntaxerrorsix Anti-Federalist CLM

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    Middle initial is S, last name starts with Camp, born in 57.
    The pic is me with a cannon (replica) used to shoot at the invading British warships in the War of 1812. Battle of St Leonard's Creek, largest Naval Engagement in the history of Maryland. Bunch of patriotic volunteers gave the largest and most powerful navy in the world the what for.
     
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    Quijibo King Doofus.

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    Oh, and my avatar is a frog with Arnold teeth.... he looks happy to have teeth, even tho they're Arnold teeth. Makes me feel better.
     
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    Check your mailbox!

    My avatar is of my son at age 6 on his very first hunt. That picture will never change.
     
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    my first choice was G32, but I decided against it because the 9mm fanboys would have browbeat me to eternity...
     
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    I like to mix it up a little. Born in Kansas and live in the PRK
     
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