What Does Your Username Mean?

White Nights

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My username comes from one of my favorite films, White Nights (1985). It's a very unique film that defies genres, being primarily a dance movie starring Mikhail Baryshnikov (ballet dancer) and Gregory Hines (tap dancer), while also including elements of political thrillers and buddy movies. If it sounds insane, that's because it is. :D

Most of the names I came up with originally were already taken, and I didn't want to chose a really common/typical sounding username that would be too obvious or that would blur together with everyone else's on here. One of the things I loved most about MJ was his dancing, so it made sense to pick something related to an 80s dance movie.
 

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Hi all! I searched but did not/ could not locate a similar discussion, so I decided that I'd pose the question(s):

What does your username mean? How did you come up with it? What does it mean to you?

I know we all have special, unique usernames that are dear to us, represent who we are; and I figured it would be a fun way to get to know everyone!!:D

I came up with 'MykalsBaby' because Mykal is my middle name and baby I just threw in there because it made sense!:wub:

Mine is a song from the Jacksons. I like the title and I think it suits me.
 

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Well Kay is my name and the moonwalking part may suggest I know how to but I don't... yet. lol
Always wanted to learn how to do a proper moonwalk.
 

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MoonwalkingKay;4273657 said:
Always wanted to learn how to do a proper moonwalk.

There are a couple of tutorials out there. I liked this one, because it breaks it up into 3 smaller parts that you can work on separately:

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/eYT48mu-TIc" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen></iframe>

You won’t actually learn it in 5 minutes, though. That claim is a bit misleading. :laughing:

I’m not a dancer and tried it just for fun and found it much harder to do than it looks. Making slow progress now, but still tripping over my own feet. It’s fun, though, and it’s something you can practice anywhere, whenever you’re bored, waiting for the bus or whatever. :laughing:

Did you see the making of Jam, where MJ explains the move to Michael Jordan? :laughing:

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/8vJIs_lKqqM" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen></iframe>

Michael Jordan is trying so hard, but he’s still basically just walking backwards when he says “I think I got it!”. I love that video :laughing:
 

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ScreenOrigami;4273658 said:
There are a couple of tutorials out there. I liked this one, because it breaks it up into 3 smaller parts that you can work on separately:

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/eYT48mu-TIc" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen></iframe>

You won&#8217;t actually learn it in 5 minutes, though. That claim is a bit misleading. :laughing:

I&#8217;m not a dancer and tried it just for fun and found it much harder to do than it looks. Making slow progress now, but still tripping over my own feet. It&#8217;s fun, though, and it&#8217;s something you can practice anywhere, whenever you&#8217;re bored, waiting for the bus or whatever. :laughing:

Did you see the making of Jam, where MJ explains the move to Michael Jordan? :laughing:

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/8vJIs_lKqqM" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen></iframe>

Michael Jordan is trying so hard, but he&#8217;s still basically just walking backwards when he says &#8220;I think I got it!&#8221;. I love that video :laughing:

Michael Jordan made me laugh so hard! And I love that part when Mj is on his knees trying to place Jordan's feet right :D
 

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Back on topic: My name is not MJ related at all. It’s something I made up in 2006 when I quit my job to start my own business, and I’ve used it all over the web to network with people in my field. Nowadays I’m no longer using it for business purposes, as I have moved on, but the name kinda stuck. People in RL actually know me by that name also. So I keep using it to sign up to all kinds of places on the web. I like to be just one person, it helps me to remain credible and not say things in public that I might regret later. :)
 

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ScreenOrigami;4273658 said:
There are a couple of tutorials out there. I liked this one, because it breaks it up into 3 smaller parts that you can work on separately:

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/eYT48mu-TIc" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen></iframe>

You won&#8217;t actually learn it in 5 minutes, though. That claim is a bit misleading. :laughing:

I&#8217;m not a dancer and tried it just for fun and found it much harder to do than it looks. Making slow progress now, but still tripping over my own feet. It&#8217;s fun, though, and it&#8217;s something you can practice anywhere, whenever you&#8217;re bored, waiting for the bus or whatever. :laughing:

Did you see the making of Jam, where MJ explains the move to Michael Jordan? :laughing:

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/8vJIs_lKqqM" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen></iframe>

Michael Jordan is trying so hard, but he&#8217;s still basically just walking backwards when he says &#8220;I think I got it!&#8221;. I love that video :laughing:

That guy is good! He makes it looks so smooth, like ice skating. And a really good explanatory video. Thank you! Now I will definitely try to learn it properly. :)

Yeah I know the JAM making of video. It's funny. Michael Jordan is a giant, MJ also, just not in height. haha More the mana, which is undeniable.
 
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My username is a Greek word, and it was allegedly used by Michael in the early 2000s on the Internet. I chose it because of its very loose association with Michael, and what it means. "Innovation, independence, determination, courage, sincerity and activity.". I think it really suits Applehead and his personality. His being, I suppose.
 

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My username is a combination of Michael’s song “Dangerous” and my obsession with Captain Jack Sparrow and Captain Killian Jones aka Captain Hook “Pirate” lol AND my birth year “88”!!!
 

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It was short for &#8220;Prince of Pop&#8221; which was already taken here, so I used it instead, I often used it as my signature for my artwork with a FutraBlack font, but since I longer use that I just use a handwritten signature. I originally wanna go by the name of &#8220;Prince&#8221;, but changed it to avoid confusion of both Prince (artist) and (MJ&#8217;s son). In same cases I go by PrinceofPop8 elsewhere by adding my favourite number in.
 

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I made this username a while ago like 10 years ago now (yeesh wow!) and at the time I just really wanted to convey goofiness and a sort of welcoming personality. I chose to use it again because I&#8217;ve so thoroughly associated that account with being involved in the MJ fandom that it would be weird to not use it again.
 

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My username is taken from an Interview Michael did with his sister Latoya at his Encino house, the one where he is dressed in red and introduces his Lama to the camera ??
 

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My username is taken from an Interview Michael did with his sister Latoya at his Encino house, the one where he is dressed in red and introduces his Lama to the camera 🦙😁

Well, hello. I remember you from Lipstick Alley. ;)
 

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I chose my username because I love MJ and Pikachu is my favorite Pokemon. By the way for everyone who was on Positively Michael , I believe that my username was mjjgpperv
 
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My username ChocolateDrop that I chose is due to the fact that I love chocolate of any kind so much especially Hershey Kisses that remind me of little drops that I once had a dream about years back. My username was actually Jerseygirl94 when I had first joined.
 

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My name is also new to me and I love it bc of the relationship to Michael. Fact is-l am a trans guy (freshly outed), so l just took Michael as my new name.
 

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One of my childhood friends always used to call me Darlinka.
 

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my username is named after Ian Dury, one of the most favorite artists.
 
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