Summer Thread #2: What does your screen name mean?

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wrenhal

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Mine is from jr high/high school. Just made it up one day to use as a name playing games like d&d.

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I joined Gopokes back in 2005. At that time Gopokes moderators were always banning me as I loved engaging with message board smack. I was getting everyone mad at me with threats and people claiming I was an OSU imposter. Some thought I was Jim Traber as I was away fighting on the message board. GoPokes became an obsession and they were always banning me. Ask Gumby and CC, the moderators on GoPokes are terrible. I was living in Mansfield, TX and my paperboy actually told me he knew Rhett Bomars Dad and that Rhett went to OU vs MLB due to Stoops promise he would start after White leaves. Well this went viral and then I was getting threats from all the OU fans. I had to seek refuge somewhere while I was underground hiding due to all the bans and threats. I joined Orangepower as mostly a silent member due to my internet message board obsession, but they already had a slowpoke on OP, so they would not let me use that name, plus I thought maybe I need to go incognito and use a girl name, so I chose PokeSaladAnnie. As others have indicated a love for OSU and Stillwater, I now live in Stillwater and go to all the home sports events. I also am hopelessly addicted to NFL and NBA, so I was a Dallas Cowboys and Mavericks season ticket holder when we were in Texas, but I now go to Chiefs games and plan to go to Thunder games.

I have recently posted more on OP during baseball season as the fans here seem to have more knowledge about OSU baseball and Basketball than the GoPokes fans as they tend to focus more on Football.

Many of the Gopokes posters are on OP now and I enjoy reading their post on OP since they aren’t on Gopokes much anymore.
 
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I joined Gopokes back in 2005. At that time Gopokes moderators were always banning me as I loved engaging with message board smack. I was getting everyone mad at me with threats and people claiming I was an OSU imposter. Some thought I was Jim Traber as I was away fighting on the message board. GoPokes became an obsession and they were always banning me. Ask Gumby and CC, the moderators on GoPokes are terrible. I was living in Mansfield, TX and my paperboy actually told me he knew Rhett Bomars Dad and that Rhett went to OU vs MLB due to Stoops promise he would start after White leaves. Well this went viral and then I was getting threats from all the OU fans. I had to seek refuge somewhere while I was underground hiding due to all the bans and threats. I joined Orangepower as mostly a silent member due to my internet message board obsession, but they already had a slowpoke on OP, so they would not let me use that name, plus I thought maybe I need to go incognito and use a girl name, so I chose PokeSaladAnnie. As others have indicated a love for OSU and Stillwater, I now live in Stillwater and go to all the home sports events. I also am hopelessly addicted to NFL and NBA, so I was a Dallas Cowboys and Mavericks season ticket holder when we were in Texas, but I now go to Chiefs games and plan to go to Thunder games.

I have recently posted more on OP during baseball season as the fans here seem to have more knowledge about OSU baseball and Basketball than the GoPokes fans as they tend to focus more on Football.

Many of the Gopokes posters are on OP now and I enjoy reading their post on OP since they aren’t on Gopokes much anymore.
Ah, the "original" Slowpoke from the other site. I too migrated from the other board; gradually then finally not going to the other board much any more. Noticed you say you live in Stillwater but your profile shows OKC. I guess with all the growth OKC is in the greater Stillwater metropolitan area....
 
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Ah, the "original" Slowpoke from the other site. I too migrated from the other board; gradually then finally not going to the other board much any more. Noticed you say you live in Stillwater but your profile shows OKC. I guess with all the growth OKC is in the greater Stillwater metropolitan area....
I grew up in OKC, but since 2005, I have lived in Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Missouri, and I am now currently packing and moving from KC to Stillwater. I have been in Hotels waiting for my house to be ready to move in the past two-months while working at my new job in Ponca City.

I wasn’t the original slowpoke, but I am the original 1slowpoke on GoPokes. On Orangepower there is a slopoke and a slowpoke. Message Board are sort of a passing trend and now people use Twitter to keep informed about OSU.

Seems that people disappear from message boards and you never know what happened due to anonymity.
 
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