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Why do people put xX at the beginning and end of their names?

lerodemmy
3490 posts Member
Is this some sort of self-motivating attempt at intimidation?
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  • Spiito
    1868 posts Member
    edited July 2018
    Someusernamethat'salreadytaken298478624840950875
    Vs.
    xXSomeusernamethat'salreadytakenXx
    Han Solo: "We're gonna win."
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  • It makes me laugh
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  • MC_XIX
    1770 posts Member
    Lol, I remember when I posted the exact same question topic on the PS4 gameFAQs board, and everyone went crazy at me for having the opinion that it looks childish. But it does! They must think it looks cool. I suppose it's just a border around an ID that's already in use.
  • IronSoldier
    3606 posts SWBF Senior Moderator
    edited July 2018
    Moved to off topic...

    In my former life modding on previous EA titles IronSoldier was taken. IronSoldier123 was also taken so I ended up being called ironsiolder123. Not a day went by where someone didn't make fun of it. I guess otherwise people think the XxXXx look cool when the name is otherwise taken.
  • rollind24
    5673 posts Member
    Aliens

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    #infantrylivesmatter
  • Empire_TW
    6417 posts Member
    They wanna be just like da cool kidz
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  • A composite of tryhard wannabe user names

    xXMLGxDopeSkywalkerXEliteSnypeXCOD420Xx

  • Vespervin
    691 posts Member
    I was going to change my username to xXVeSp420ErViNXx but after reading this thread, I have changed my mind.
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  • Some kind of fashion trend created by some random popular youtube gaming channel or a noob?
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  • Evazan127
    8105 posts Member
    Yea I never got it
  • Evazan127
    8105 posts Member
    We don’t have much of these on the forums.
  • ...Really? Some names are already taken, so people do some XxX instead of the random numbers at the end of their name, but w/e- really desperate for an whinge here?

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  • EA_Cian
    1225 posts EA Staff (retired)
    Hopping in here and closing this. Yes, there are different naming conventions out there but some of the comments here are super dismissive of folk using those using conventions. Let's keep it respectful.
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