Top Ten Tips for Making a Good Username

The Top Ten

1 Let it include your interests

I have not interest in either Lightning or a Blade... I'm actually wondering how I even got this username. - LightningBlade

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2 Don't make it confusing

Neonco doesn't sound confusing - Neonco31

Neonco doesn't sound confusing - Neonco31

3 Don't give away personal information
4 Don't make it like other people's
5 Don't make it something your're obsessed with at the moment

I am seeing more reason why MetalObsessed was a huge fail... - Lucretia

6 Make it easy to remember

By the way, once I forgot about it. That's why I couldn't log in for more than 2-3 months (after my first sign up). - zxm

Yeah, that's what I did. Though my username sucks. - zxm

7 Use lowercase and capital letters
8 Give it a meaning

I failed at this one - XxDarkStorm_PhoenixMothxX

For MetalObsessed I failed... it means metal elitist... and this username means nothing. - Lucretia

9 Let people understand it

Well, I tried! But still members ask: "Why is your username... - Britgirl

10 Make it special to you

My username has become special to me.
Like, a few years ago, someone would've asked my why I chose this username. You know what I would have said?
"I like the word Anonymous and Chick is a col different way to say female." But now, this name I wear have turned into something else. If you'd ask me now what it meant, I'd say

"It represents all the friends I've made and lost, the respect I've earned and deserved to be taken away, the proof that a website is more than just a website and I am more than a user. This is the name I bore when I was suicidal and depressed, as is it what I bore when I became happy again. This was the name I bore when I had no friends, and the same one as when I gained so many more. This username, has become my identity, home, and emblem to always stay strong." - AnonymousChick

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