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How did you guys make your usernames?


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#21 Offline VenomousBeast - Posted August 12 2020 - 12:43 PM


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Well, despite being only 18, I’ve had lots of experience with venomous animals, from vipers to scorpions to ants😋. Then another name for an animal that is misunderstood (typically to be a monster) is a beast, so yeah, VenomousBeast was made😂
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-Haden Lee

1 Savannah Monitor (cause I don't have the heart to give her up and send her away while I'm on my mission, She's my pride and joy!)


NOTES: I'm about to leave on a mission for my church (September 2nd, 2020-September 2022) to Mexico City, Spanish speaking. 

#22 Offline Ironeyes - Posted August 15 2020 - 7:01 PM



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I stole the nickname of my favorite character from the Mistborn Trilogy. Been using this handle (or some variation on it) for forums and games since I was 13. 

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#23 Offline Mariaface - Posted September 13 2020 - 4:54 PM



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Nickname that stuck :) 

Camponotus chromaiodes

Camponotus pennsylvanicus

And hoping to buy more, let me know if you can ship or are in super north NJ like me!


Are you in New Jersey, USA? Join us in this anting thread!

#24 Offline Ants_Dakota - Posted September 14 2020 - 5:13 AM


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It is the name of my website.

Go to the ant, you sluggard; consider its ways and be wise! It has no commander, no overseer or ruler, yet it stores its provisions in summer and gathers its food at harvest. -Proverbs 6: 6-8

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#25 Offline Monarch - Posted September 22 2020 - 7:31 PM


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Monarch is the name for pretty much everything i play or usename.  I loved tagging the name "Monarch" in high school and  it's my superhero/villain name. I am 5 years old

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#26 Offline Hoophy97 - Posted September 22 2020 - 9:39 PM



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Minecraft username from 5th grade that after a decade, I am too lazy to change. Still have no idea what it means.

Haha, likewise!

#27 Offline Ant_Dude2908 - Posted September 23 2020 - 5:56 AM


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Mine's nothing special, I like ants and I'm a dude. The 2908 are just random numbers I typed into the end for fun. :lol:
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#28 Offline MinigunL5 - Posted September 23 2020 - 7:47 AM


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I was like 9 years old and I thought guns were cool, my IRL name starts with L, and 5 is a  good number.

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Formica subsericea queen with 2 workersLasius aphidicola queens-Camponotus pennsylvanicus queen| Camponotus novaeboracensis queen with ~35 workers10 Solenopsis molesta queens (together) with 5-10 workers| Lasius cf. neoniger queens| Apheonogaster fulva queenBrachymyrmex depilis queen| Myrmica cf. punctiventris queenStenamma brevicorne queen

#29 Offline OhNoNotAgain - Posted October 21 2020 - 8:50 AM


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I have a bad habit of getting into weird hobbies and spending lots of time and money on them, whether various types of plants, rocks, or other things.

Decades ago, as a kid, I tried keeping ants. It was pre-internet and I was a kid, so I both started and killed (through ignorance/neglect) a number of young ant colonies.

In 2019, starting from a small someone saying "I want a pet roly-poly!" I fell into first isopod-keeping, then gradually back into ant keeping.

This time, with all the expensive and time-consuming information and options that have opened up with the internet.

Oh no, not again....

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Formiculture Journals::

Veromessor pergandei, andrei; Novomessor cockerelli

Camponotus fragilis; also separate journal: Camponotus sansabeanus, vicinus, quercicola

Liometopum occidentale;  Prenolepis imparis; Myrmecocystus mexicanus

Pogonomyrmex subnitidus and previously californicus

Tetramorium sp.

Termites: Zootermopsis angusticollis


Isopods: A. gestroi, granulatum, kluugi, maculatum, vulgare; C. murina; P. hoffmannseggi, P. haasi, P. ornatus; V. parvus

Spoods: Phidippus sp.

#30 Offline Swirlysnowflake - Posted October 23 2020 - 5:06 PM


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I used to play this game called animal jam and i just randomly thought of swirlysnowflake as my user there (i’m pretty sure its a strange reference to the warriors series and their style of names, like leafpool and fidgetflake)

then i used it for every single other account i had on the internet, except arachnoboards lol

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#31 Offline ZTYguy - Posted October 23 2020 - 5:34 PM


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I just used my gaming name.

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Camponotus sansabeanus, Myrmecocystus mexicanus, Acromyrmex versicolor, a load of Tarantulas and 1 Rosy Boa


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#32 Offline AleeGuy - Posted October 24 2020 - 5:07 AM


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I was watching popular Russian youtuber, it was EeOneGuy and his name was Ivan so if you read his nickname you will read it as IvanGuy so I tried to use his style and I did AleeGuy Alee is like my name Ali, and Guy I just took it from him, so if you read mine is AliGuy and his is IvanGuy

Edit: and it is my psn username so I took it from there, and the profile pic too

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