What is your Avatar really saying?

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by phideaux, Feb 19, 2013.

  1. phideaux

    phideaux Active Member

    Im new here..... but so is everybody else.:D

    I been somewhat fascinated with some of you guys Avatars and your forum user names. Some are self explaining , others gets me thinking.

    So I thought I would share , what mine is symbloic of.

    Im 65 yrs old, but have always been a kid at heart. That , can get you into some predicaments, that otherwise , you really shouldnt be in.

    I stay in trouble with my lovely bride, more time than I should, due to, as she says "another one of your hairbrained ideas".
    I think of it as being creative and adventureous.;)

    We always had a saying around here, about being "IN THE DOGHOUSE", when you got on the bad side of wifey. :eek::)

    Some of my friends , ask if Im in the doghouse today, before coming over to shoot.:rolleyes::)

    In a nutshell my avatar is a symbol of old Fido happily trying to lick his way outta THE DOGHOUSE, where he spends way too much time.

    To try and save a little dignity, I thought PHIDEAUX was a little classier
    than FIDO.:cool::D

    I cant possibly go into details , of things I do to end up there.:D:eek:

    I would like to hear some of you guys stories about yours.

    Jim
     
  2. greyhawk50

    greyhawk50 greyhawk50

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    Aside from wife and family, my avatar reflexes the 3 things in life that are the most important to me. Pretty self explanatory.

    As for the username, at the time that I chose the handle, the T/C Greyhawk 50 cal. was my favorite rifle. Spent many an hour at the range making smoke and sending round balls down range. Since that time, my eyes have failed to the point that I can't see iron sights. Add to that the fact that my son expressed a serious interest in owning it - so I gave it to him and replaced it with a more modern rifle that was drilled and taped for optics. The handle just stuck.
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  3. hombre243

    hombre243 New Member

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    Just sayin...

    I named my pet Guinea Pig Phideaux way back when. It is the only faux French I know....except Parley Voo a hubbahubba. :rolleyes:
     
  4. phideaux

    phideaux Active Member

    Im honored.

    But why Hombre?



    Jim
     
  5. hombre243

    hombre243 New Member

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    Phideaux

    I had the little pig way back in the early 70's and when I left town for a month or so I had a friend watch my 3 buddies...Phideaux, Bennie and Charlene. I wanted a dog but couldn't have one in the apartment so I got mini dogs...Guinea Pigs, and named one Phideaux.

    When I went back to get them my friend said her dogs ate them.
     
  6. Squirlnutz

    Squirlnutz In the army now..

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    The avatar is of my dog I found in October one morning on my way to work. His name is Mud. I almost ran him over, and almost drove into a ditch. When I opened my door he was on me real fast, but instead of attacking me he jumped in my lap and then into the passenger seat of my TranAm. I live in a rural area in the woods. I drove around asking if he was any of their dogs, but everyone said how mean he was and that some one dropped him their a few days earlier. He don't like many people and ain't scared to let them know. Especial the neighbors lama and sheep when they come over haha.
    I use the name as a statement. If your are scared ( not cautious ) Id say you have squirrel nuts. I facetious statement
    I tend to say my opinion when I have one no matter the consequence. Maybe I'll out grow that behavior?
     
  7. SHOOTER13

    SHOOTER13 RETIRED MODERATOR Lifetime Supporter

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    My avatar is the Seal of the Department of Defense...

    in which I served 35 years of my life.
     
  8. Squirlnutz

    Squirlnutz In the army now..

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    Congratulations working for the government with out loosing your mind sir
     
  9. wingspar

    wingspar New Member

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    I use different avatars based on the forum. Since this is a Ruger forum, I use a photo of my Ruger Standard that my father bought brand new in 1950 for $37.50. In an AR forum I belong to, I use a photo of me shooting my AR. I only use photos in avatars that I have taken myself.

    As for my user name, wingspar. I am a pilot and an aircraft owner, and a wing spar is the main structural beam in a wing. In aviation forums, I use a photo of my aircraft as my avatar. I use the same username no mater what forum I belong to.
     
  10. longslide10

    longslide10 New Member

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    Mine isn't hard to decipher. It says everyone here should be a member of the NRA.
     
  11. glock26USMC

    glock26USMC New Member

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    Mine is pretty easy to guess ;)
     
  12. JimA

    JimA New Member

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    Mine says I can't believe they play world series games at night in October. I am dressed for duck hunting and it's still cold. 40 degree drizzle, just like baseball is supposed to be played in...:D
     
  13. threetango

    threetango Special Dance Instructor

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    "Death Rides a Pale Horse".

    The motto of a unit I was privileged to be in during my 20 years in the Army.
     
  14. Popeye

    Popeye New Member

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    Mines pretty simple. It just shows one of my favorite Rifles.
     
  15. squirrelhunter

    squirrelhunter Active Member Lifetime Supporter

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    Mine's self explanatory I think and as for my user name,that's what I use on all the boards I go to except the NAHC board.
     
  16. Shooter

    Shooter Administrator Staff Member

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    It's my seven month old on my lap with a fake mustache. I imagine him saying "I mustache you a question".
     
  17. jrc

    jrc New Member

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    Mine is the logo for Virginia Citizens Defense League, our gun rights advocate. One of the quotes on their web site:

    jrc is initials ... lots of 'Jim's around.
     
  18. shadecorp

    shadecorp Member

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    I Likes my Coffee!
     
  19. Seenya

    Seenya Once a Marine...

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    Mine is of my son and I on the shore of Lake Pontchartrain. I'm Seenya, he's Joonya. :D
     
  20. Heater

    Heater New Member

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    Once a Scout, always a Scout. That motto really sank in as a kid (maybe I'm just a worrier :rolleyes:) and the preparedness skills I learned have always put me in good stead compared to many of my Boomer peers -- it's where I learned to shoot, not to mention use a knife and ax, and start fires. The Boy Scouts, ready for the Zombie Apocalypse for more than a century. :cool: