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# What does your Gmatclub name mean?

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05 May 2011, 01:12
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annmary wrote:
thanks bb!
Now,it's fluke's turn!
any suggestion?!!

short form of "Frederick Luke"... my real name... nah.. just kidding.....

fluke: I believe whatever happens in this world is a fluke. My very existence is just a "fluke". And if I were to get into a good business school; trust me, it gotta be a fluke. ;D
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05 May 2011, 06:42
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^^^ haha
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05 May 2011, 07:02
vwjetty

huh...im a volkswagen enthusiast. first car was a jetta. jetty seemed natural haha.
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05 May 2011, 08:16
vwjetty wrote:
vwjetty

huh...im a volkswagen enthusiast. first car was a jetta. jetty seemed natural haha.

very goooood and funny!
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11 May 2011, 07:53
I think mine is obvious§

I see many things with "made in China", "made in USA", "made in france" etc... written on them.
I've hardly seen anything with "made in Africa" (or any country out there)

So I though I could be one of those "things" made in Africa, since I'm african... thus madeinafrica
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12 May 2011, 05:15
being the creative and revolutionary person i am, my gmatclub username is my initials.
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12 May 2011, 10:51
Schawjibb is my nick! Though it may seem to be a German name, it is a Bangladeshi one (a citizen of a South Asian country).

In Bangla (the language of Bangladesh), this name means Fresh/Lively.

Thanks to all.

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12 May 2011, 22:08
My nick is after a river in my home town.

I just dropped the last 'a' in the river name to convert a femine-like word into a kind-of-male nick
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13 May 2011, 00:25
'MBA Crystal Ball' ==> The clairvoyant (cheesy?) pseudonym is derived from one of the products (mock application) we conceptualized that allows MBA applicants to peek into their future and take corrrective actions in the present.

Back to the Future...redux?

Though we expanded into other conventional areas after that, somehow the name stuck on.

Note: This isn't a marketing pitch for what we do, just clarification of what our name means as several folks have asked us about it. So we had to explain this on our homepage!
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13 May 2011, 01:33
u guys will think it's a straightforward huh??? nope...

PranavChamp = my name + Champions league

Being an Arsenal fan, I always dreamed that Arsenal will win UEFA champions league one day. So that's the reason i used Champ.

but seeing Gunners' current form...it seems a distant dream.
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13 May 2011, 03:50
gmatpapa = the daddy of all things GMAT

(or so he hopes )
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13 May 2011, 05:10
fun post!

malbec = is a purple grape variety used in making red wine and it is the most popular varietal in the country were I was born. And of course, I love to drink red wine!
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13 May 2011, 05:58
gmatpapa wrote:
gmatpapa = the daddy of all things GMAT

(or so he hopes )

lol ...
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13 May 2011, 15:04
Banda Singh Bahadur was a Sikh general blessed by our saints , preordained by them to fight against Mughal Tyranny and extraordinarily talented .
Banda means slave as well as a Man
I cant ever be like him so will remain a Boy
Munda means Boy
Singh is Lion
123 stands for a uniform increase
Thus was born Mundasingh123 , the upholder of Truth
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14 May 2011, 02:44
mba4viplav => Viplav is my name and my username reflects activities related to get my MBA
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15 May 2011, 13:27
Created this SN for AIM when I was a kid--jaschen is short for my name, Jason Chen, and 27 is the product of my birth day and month (9 x 3)
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15 May 2011, 14:04
ardk - short form of my full name.....shit I could have thought something more creative while registering.....only if I was not dreaming about a 800 score
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17 May 2011, 06:11
Target school was HBS so stole the Harvard motto, Veritas (latin for truth) and used it in Spanish (LaVerdad). 07 is my undergraduate class year.
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17 May 2011, 09:42
I started running marathons a couple years ago, but I'm not very fast. I took the name tortoiserun from one of my application essays, where I said something about being more tortoise than hare.
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18 May 2011, 10:09
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What a great topic! Here is my story:

I picked MBAgirl as a legacy to an anonymous blogger who got accepted at Wharton and became one of the key S2S administrators and contributors. Future MBA Girl. Here is her blog: http://futurembagirl.blogspot.com/ She seemed very supportive and made the MBA experience seem more transparent and interesting for outsiders. Her posts got me to fired up about doing an MBA (though they weren't my first inspiration) and also got me interested in Wharton to the point where I visited the school in 2006. The addition of 2010 to my nick happened because I couldn't get MBAgirl only and I didn't want to copy the Future part of her nick (every MBA girl needs a unique part of her name anyway).

Another reason why I decided to go with MBA girl was because at the time MBA and entrepreneurship was not very popular among women. I figured, most people assume that guys are behind online forum nicknames, so why not show the female side of the forum. I think MBA women are doing pretty well around here (we now have several MBAgirls, runnergirl, etc ) and I hope the girl moniker can show more women they can thrive in leadership positions and in business.
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