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Joined: November 18, 2004


What's the deal with your nickname? How did you get it? If your nickname is self-explanatory, then tell everyone when you first started using the internet, and what was the first thing that made you say "wow, this isn't just a place for freaks after all?" Was it a website? Was it an email from a long-lost friend? Go on, spill it.

I chose it for my Slashdot id many years ago after there had been a long thread there about the correct name for the href="http://www.maxam-outdoors.com/wiki/Octothorp"># symbol. It's probably a pretty lame username but after so many years, I'm kind of stuck with it.

Live in the wonderful (really) City of Pittsburgh, work in QA on medical record systems, working at restoring a 150 year old townhouse to it's gilded age glory (or die trying), involved in local neighborhood organizing stuff and bore my facebook friends with my amateur photography.