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ethicalcrackpot

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Should I put my last name on my nametag?
« on: May 06, 2011, 11:46:25 pm »

Do people often put it on there?

I wouldn't even consider it except I happen to share a last name with a pro-liberty political philosopher, Lord Acton.
My name is Patrick Michael Acton which is an anagram for "I'm an ethical crackpot." Greatest accidentally awesome gift  my parents could ever give me.
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Re: Should I put my last name on my nametag?
« Reply #1 on: May 07, 2011, 03:53:12 am »

I'm a big fan of people using their real names.

Perhaps because my real last name (of Yiddish roots) is accidentally a contraction for Libertarian Man!  Kinda like Batman or Superman, except I fight evil-doers without ever leaving my bat-cave.  And I usually wear my underwear under my pants.

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Re: Should I put my last name on my nametag?
« Reply #2 on: May 07, 2011, 08:03:03 am »

if you want people to remember your last name

you can go with all three names if you want to be a lone gunman

you didn't get trained by the military did you?
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Re: Should I put my last name on my nametag?
« Reply #3 on: May 07, 2011, 08:29:42 am »

you didn't get trained by the military did you?
Ha, nope
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Re: Should I put my last name on my nametag?
« Reply #4 on: May 07, 2011, 10:01:07 am »

I was gonna have them put Mother F@*Ker on mine,
but I am trying not to get mud on the bus.
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Re: Should I put my last name on my nametag?
« Reply #5 on: May 08, 2011, 08:30:56 am »

if you want people to remember your last name

you can go with all three names if you want to be a lone gunman

you didn't get trained by the military did you?

You could always legally change your name to: Lone Gun Man. That would clear up any doubt about your intent and actions.
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Re: Should I put my last name on my nametag?
« Reply #6 on: May 08, 2011, 04:52:51 pm »

nametag?

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Re: Should I put my last name on my nametag?
« Reply #7 on: May 08, 2011, 08:34:21 pm »

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nametag?

At PorcFest, your registration packet will include a fill-in-your-own nametag, so the other thousand folks there can address you more specifically than "Hello, friend!"


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Should I put X on my nametag?

It's a tradeoff.  You can squeeze a lot of information onto a "standard" nametag, but that means the other guy can't read it without invading your personal space.  (unless he whips out a pair of binocs and aims them at your chest; reactions and counter-reactions will vary by sex, preference, and state of mind)  ;D

* If you want your name to be easily readable from more than arm's length away, keep it short and print it big.
* If you need to express your individuality, think of it as a tiny canvas and go crazy.
* If someone judges you sufficiently interesting, she can always ask for more details after the initial exchange.
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Re: Should I put my last name on my nametag?
« Reply #8 on: May 09, 2011, 02:08:04 pm »

My name tag says:

Pat K
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Re: Should I put my last name on my nametag?
« Reply #9 on: May 09, 2011, 04:19:13 pm »

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Re: Should I put my last name on my nametag?
« Reply #10 on: May 09, 2011, 06:14:25 pm »

My name tag says:

Pat K

O-K but if ya get shot or some thing, it's on you.
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Re: Should I put my last name on my nametag?
« Reply #11 on: May 09, 2011, 07:05:33 pm »

My name tag says:

Pat K

O-K but if ya get shot or some thing, it's on you.

More important, if someone thought Dreepa wa a cool guy and he missed out on free beer because he wore the wrong name. That would be sad =0(
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"It is the trade of lawyers to question everything, yield nothing, and talk by the hour." -  Thomas Jefferson

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Re: Should I put my last name on my nametag?
« Reply #12 on: May 09, 2011, 08:21:01 pm »

O-K but if ya get shot or some thing, it's on you.

OMG!  OMG!  Death threat!  Quick, everybody panic!   ::)
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Re: Should I put my last name on my nametag?
« Reply #13 on: May 10, 2011, 06:30:09 am »

My name tag says:

Pat K

O-K but if ya get shot or some thing, it's on you.

More important, if someone thought Dreepa wa a cool guy and he missed out on free beer because he wore the wrong name. That would be sad =0(

That would be sad indeed.... but many know that Pat K  (the original) carries rolls a cooler of beer around with him.... so never far from a cold one.
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Re: Should I put my last name on my nametag?
« Reply #14 on: May 10, 2011, 06:36:24 am »

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nametag?

At PorcFest, your registration packet will include a fill-in-your-own nametag, so the other thousand folks there can address you more specifically than "Hello, friend!"


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Should I put X on my nametag?

It's a tradeoff.  You can squeeze a lot of information onto a "standard" nametag, but that means the other guy can't read it without invading your personal space.  (unless he whips out a pair of binocs and aims them at your chest; reactions and counter-reactions will vary by sex, preference, and state of mind)  ;D

* If you want your name to be easily readable from more than arm's length away, keep it short and print it big.
* If you need to express your individuality, think of it as a tiny canvas and go crazy.
* If someone judges you sufficiently interesting, she can always ask for more details after the initial exchange.

I've been to PF - I just never wear the nametag.  Meh - that's just me.
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