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#70819 - 10/14/06 06:12 AM User names
Kenbo Offline

Registered: 04/07/06
Posts: 234
Loc: Scotland
How did you decide on your username? There must be some good tales to tell about them.

I got mine becouse when I was an apprentice some time ago (26 years)I was an active outdoor sort of chap, sailing, hikeing, shooting, scouts all that kind of stuff. Well about the same time there was an obscure moive (had a couple of spin offs) going about called "Rambo" So one of the others started calling me Kenbo..
But it never stuck except within my group of apprentcies. So I thought this was a good place to revive Kenbo

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#70820 - 10/14/06 06:58 AM Re: User names
HotLine1 Offline


Registered: 04/03/02
Posts: 6792
Loc: Brick, NJ USA
Thought about it, and decided on my business name. So much for originality


#70821 - 10/14/06 07:04 AM Re: User names
ShockMe77 Offline

Registered: 06/11/05
Posts: 823
Loc: Rahway, New Jersey
Shock Me is a Kiss song with a few electrical referrences in it.

For instance, some of the lyrics are....

"My insulations gone, girl you make me overload."

I thought it'd be appropriate to to combine the two.

#70822 - 10/14/06 07:40 AM Re: User names
Almost Fried Offline

Registered: 09/04/06
Posts: 104
Loc: Madison County, Ark. USA
Almost became a statistic on two occasions involving 277/480. Didja know that 277 is the lowest commercial voltage whereby an arc, once established, is self sustaining???

#70823 - 10/14/06 07:52 AM Re: User names
Eddy Current Offline

Registered: 09/26/06
Posts: 112
Loc: Ontario,Canada
Eddy currents are currents induced in metals. They tend to move in a circular fashion similar to the eddies of a river. Taken from my Delmar text.

#70824 - 10/14/06 07:56 AM Re: User names
Roger Offline

Registered: 05/18/02
Posts: 1779
Loc: N.C.
Don't know why, it's just that everyone around me has been calling me by it as far back as I can remember.


#70825 - 10/14/06 08:05 AM Re: User names
Bill Addiss Offline

Registered: 10/07/00
Posts: 4196
Loc: NY, USA
Don't know why, it's just that everyone around me has been calling me by it as far back as I can remember.
I thought it was because you understand everything, as in "Roger that" ...


(because I get all the bills...)

[This message has been edited by Bill Addiss (edited 10-14-2006).]

#70826 - 10/14/06 09:09 AM Re: User names
Dnkldorf Offline

Registered: 12/12/04
Posts: 1091
Loc: nowhere usa
You would have to ask my mother..

#70827 - 10/14/06 09:31 AM Re: User names
Rewired Offline

Registered: 01/01/06
Posts: 567
Loc: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Picked mine because its simply what I do every day, "rewiring" for whatever reason..

That and because some days I feel I am completely off my rocker and am said to be "rewired upstairs"


#70828 - 10/14/06 09:59 AM Re: User names
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Registered: 09/24/06
Posts: 6
Loc: Reno
Because there's always room for a differing point of view.....

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