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Boring ol' me

Post by David » Fri Apr 04, 2003 1:29 am

I'm "David" because that's my name.

Why do I suddenly feel utterly boring?
"Nothing is said that is not sung."
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Post by lizzytysh » Fri Apr 04, 2003 7:39 am

Because you're not, and had to experience that feeling at some point in your life :lol: ?
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Post by Moonlight » Sat Apr 05, 2003 11:06 am

I chose Moonlight because I thinks it is so evocative of Leonard Cohen's music. At least to me it is.
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Post by John the Shorts » Sat Apr 05, 2003 7:38 pm

Shwmae Moonlight

An interesting choice of reason for a nom-de-plume (sp?) you choose two opposites (ie Monn & Light) which I also find evocative of LC (Love & Hate)

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Post by halfCrazy » Mon Apr 07, 2003 7:11 pm

I chose "halfCrazy" because I am! :wink:
But this wasn't the only reason -
Leonard captivated me with "Suzanne", the first song of his I ever heard, and I loved it at first listening - of course, I felt addressed immediately, as my name is Susanne.

- Susanne
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Post by September_Cohen » Mon Apr 07, 2003 10:00 pm

If you've read de Vassal's Leonard Cohen bio, I'm sure you know why I call myself September?

I think it's one of the most beautiful Cohen's answer to an interviewer.
One for the money
Two for the show
Three to get ready
Go man go
I said tell me Mr. Siegal
How do I get out of here
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Post by Byron » Wed Apr 09, 2003 12:17 am

Lizzytysh has already guessed why I chose the name Byron. I enjoy playing with words which have a duality and this name's playmate sums up my approach to the world we find ourselves in.
But that only comes with great age, much experience and a wealth of mistakes. :?
"Bipolar is a roller-coaster ride without a seat belt. One day you're flying with the fireworks; for the next month you're being scraped off the trolley" I said that.
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