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Old 21.09.2011, 12:59
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Re: What's the significance of your EF name?

Seriously - Do I need to explain?
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Old 21.09.2011, 13:00
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A mix of the district in Manchester where I originate, climbing mountains, my surname, and the way I feel when I am away from my family and friends.
Thought I recognised your avatar... 'The cream of Manchester', now sadly long gone.
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Old 21.09.2011, 13:00
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I am an English guy in Switzerland........somehow it just fit.


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Old 21.09.2011, 13:02
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While I was researching for my PHD thesis, On Auras, Chakras and Cosmic Flow in Homeopathy and Crystal Healing, I noticed a field of putative energy surrounding the Russian Space Station. I believe that this is proof of an unknown force guiding our lives from outer space - I named this force mirfield.

I devoted much of my life to furthering my knowledge of mirfield and trying to gather fellow believers. So far with little success.

I hope that by repeatedly repeating mirfield's name at the top of my posts and ensuring that the posts contain no actual information that requires real thought, that mirfield will enter your subconscious.

The glorious day will soon be upon us when the people of the world will, as one, rejoice, "Mirfield, mirfield, mirfield" and our mentor will appear to us and guide us, at last, to a peaceful and happy death.

Or something.

You do realise your man crush Prof Cox doesn't read EF? Your post for his benefit is unlikely to impress
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Old 21.09.2011, 13:03
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Re: What's the significance of your EF name?

I use to know a Swedish man named Guy, who unfortunately passed away attempting to break the record of eating 10.000 meat balls in a day. My user name is in his honor.
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Old 21.09.2011, 13:05
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Re: What's the significance of your EF name?

Although my actual name is Fernando I have used this online name for a veeeery long time (it's short, catchy and came from a pretty good FPS game from the mid-90s called "Blood II"). So here's my good ol' buddy Caleb:

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Old 21.09.2011, 13:07
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Re: What's the significance of your EF name?

Public support of my Footy team that were outrageously penalised 30 points...(and my previous username one was banned)
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Old 21.09.2011, 13:09
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mine is also my real name...
more or less
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He ate it.
hey now!!!, there is no need for that !

I'm just... big boned

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Old 21.09.2011, 13:11
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(and my previous username one was banned)
Ooooh. I forgot about my banned one. Well. That was my name.


(Still is)
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Old 21.09.2011, 13:12
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Re: What's the significance of your EF name?

Pull rod suspension were first brought to Formula 1 by Gordon Murray with Brabham in the 70s but gradually disappeared at the rear and then also at the front when teams started using high noses. It was Adrian Newey who put the pull rods back on the Formula One radar when introducing them in 2009 on the Red Bull RB5, a car that had brilliantly tight rear packaging compared to its competitors. Unless regulation changes are introduced however, pull rod front suspension is unlikely to return any time soon.

http://www.f1technical.net/articles/39

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I'm a F1 fan(McLaren) with a mechanical engineering background, and i was investigating the benefits of pull rod suspensions in terms of packaging and aerodynamic efficiency.

Precisely after the last year Silverstone GP where the front nose cone of the RB6(Red Bull car) failed under braking, i suspected there was some kind of connection between front wing, suspension arm, and downforce to change the incidence of the front using a titanium/steel cable. I wrote a mail i was about to send to my beloved team(McLaren) but at the last moment, i thought it would have been illegal. So nothing.

Anyway i didn't want a username with numbers, so pull rod was the natural choice.

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Old 21.09.2011, 13:13
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Mike Hunt?

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Old 21.09.2011, 13:14
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Re: What's the significance of your EF name?

You see, I had an altogether different picture in mind. Right, back you go to the other thread to make some more mischief. Thanks for playing.

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Pull rod suspension were first brought to Formula 1 by Gordon Murray with Brabham in the 70s but gradually disappeared at the rear and then also at the front when teams started using high noses. It was Adrian Newey who put the pull rods back on the Formula One radar when introducing them in 2009 on the Red Bull RB5, a car that had brilliantly tight rear packaging compared to its competitors. Unless regulation changes are introduced however, pull rod front suspension is unlikely to return any time soon.

http://www.f1technical.net/articles/39

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I'm a F1 fan(McLaren) with a mechanical engineering background, and i was investigating about the benefit of pull rod suspensions in terms of packaging and aerodynamic efficiency.

Precisely after the last year Silverstone GP where the front nose cone of the RB6(Red Bull car) failed under braking, i suspected there was some kind of connection between front wing, suspension arm, and downforce to change the incidence of the front using a titanium/steel cable. I wrote a mail i was about to send to my beloved team(McLaren) but at the last moment, i thought it would have been illegal. So nothing.

Anyway i didn't want a username with numbers, so pull rod was the natural choice.
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Old 21.09.2011, 13:18
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Mike Hunt?
What about it?
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Old 21.09.2011, 13:19
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Re: What's the significance of your EF name?

I used to have two dogs. Plus I figured "One Man and His Dog(s)" could be a registered trademark.
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Old 21.09.2011, 13:21
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Re: What's the significance of your EF name?

There's a dude on the one other forum I regularly frequent called Mudflap and I always liked that, so went with Mud.

Then, for some reason, he shortened his handle to Mud. So now I'm always doing a double take when I read posts over there.
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Old 21.09.2011, 13:29
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Old 21.09.2011, 13:30
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There's a dude on the one other forum I regularly frequent called Mudflap and I always liked that, so went with Mud.

Then, for some reason, he shortened his handle to Mud. So now I'm always doing a double take when I read posts over there.
I always thought you picked it up from the band.
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Old 21.09.2011, 13:30
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Re: What's the significance of your EF name?

See my current profile pic (not the avatar pic). Actually, the nickname was coined in Greece by Greeks (and in Greek of course) about 20 years ago, when my beard was grey indeed. Now it's white, and a lot of my scalp is not even white any more. It's gone. Tempus fugit.
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Old 21.09.2011, 13:34
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I've posted on so many forums with so many usernames that... they all seem random now. Besides, the name "grumpygit" was already taken.
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Old 21.09.2011, 13:40
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I only wanted one, but apparently they're so popular that I had to settle for nearly two dozen.
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