Wes Eikmeier needs a nickname (doesn't he?)

View Poll Results: What should be Wes Eikmeier's aka?

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  • "Wes" will do the job

    2 1.83%
  • "Wes E." as opposed to Wes J.

    1 0.92%
  • "Eik"

    35 32.11%
  • "Ike"

    65 59.63%
  • Other

    6 5.50%
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    Wes Eikmeier needs a nickname (doesn't he?)

    We already have a Wes.

    Wes Johnson is his name.

    If we don't find a way to easily distinguish between Wes Eikmeier and Wes Johnson, some of us will be driven nuts on the message boards in coming years attempting to understand to which Wes the poster is referring.

    My personal favorite is "Ike" for Wes Eikmeier. I don't care for Eik, looks like "Ick" to me for some reason. Plus, Ike Eisenhower is fondly recalled by many of we Baby Boomers.

    What do you all think? Does Wes E. require a nickname? If so, what should it be? I can add to the poll (can't I?) if some good suggestions turn up.


    Last edited by CyValley; 03-08-2008 at 09:34 PM.

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    Re: Wes Eikmeier needs a nickname (doesn't he?)

    Quote Originally Posted by CyValley View Post
    We already have a Wes. Johnson is his name.

    If we don't find a way to easily distinguish between Wes Eikmeier and Wes Johnson, some of us will be driven nuts on the message boards in coming years attempting to understand which Wes the poster means.

    My personal favorite is "Ike" for Wes Eikmeier. I don't care for Eik, looks like "Ick" to me for some reason. Plus, Ike Eisenhower is fondly recalled by many of we Baby Boomers.

    What do you all think? Does Wes E. require a nickname? If so, what should it be? I can add to the poll (can't I?) if some good suggestions turn up.
    I like Ike as well. (can you read that old timer?) just kidding



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    Re: Wes Eikmeier needs a nickname (doesn't he?)

    Gee, Cyclonepride, I had to lean back in my chair. . . .

    (Darn funny, thank you for giving me a good laugh!)



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    Re: Wes Eikmeier needs a nickname (doesn't he?)

    Huh. I just noticed that there's a precedence for substituting an "I" for an "E".

    "E"isenhower. Doh!

    Funny the stuff your mind's eye fails to see. . . .

    "Ike" Eisenhower
    "Ike" Eikmeier



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    Re: Wes Eikmeier needs a nickname (doesn't he?)

    I think that was funny too. I'm not a baby boomer but will have to admit that it was surprisingly much easier to read. Can we make that the standard size and font?

    Note: I'm not a baby boomer because I'm a war baby which preceded the baby boomers which is why I'd recommend Eichmann except for the negative connotation.


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    Re: Wes Eikmeier needs a nickname (doesn't he?)

    Quote Originally Posted by IsUaClone2 View Post
    I'm a war baby which preceded the baby boomers which is why I'd recommend Eichmann except for the negative connotation.
    I think I prefer our German (Eisenhower) to that German. Guess I'm just weird that way. (I'm sorry, but I despise those National Socialists so much I can't joke about them . . . I'm glad Mel Brooks was able to, though.)



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    Re: Wes Eikmeier needs a nickname (doesn't he?)

    How about we call him Trey?


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    Re: Wes Eikmeier needs a nickname (doesn't he?)

    Quote Originally Posted by wartknight View Post
    How about we call him Trey?
    He'll need to earn that name.



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    Re: Wes Eikmeier needs a nickname (doesn't he?)

    "Trey." That's good. I was going to add it to the poll, but I don't see a way to open it up and add to it.



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    Re: Wes Eikmeier needs a nickname (doesn't he?)

    I can't wait till next year when Lucca puts up a three...

    Crowd: "THREEEEEEEEEEEE (goes in) LUUUCCAAAAAA!!!!!!!"

    Three Lucca


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    Re: Wes Eikmeier needs a nickname (doesn't he?)

    Hey, why is "Ike" in the poll italicized? I'm not aware that I did that; don't like the appearance that somehow, because that's my favorite option, I'm trying to call attention to it. I don't believe rigged elections are a good thing. . . .

    (Could a poll's top vote-getter automatically get the ital, I wonder?)



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    Re: Wes Eikmeier needs a nickname (doesn't he?)

    Quote Originally Posted by CyValley View Post
    Hey, why is "Ike" in the poll italicized? I'm not aware that I did that; don't like the appearance that somehow, because that's my favorite option, I'm trying to call attention to it. I don't believe rigged elections are a good thing. . . .

    (Could a poll's top vote-getter automatically get the ital, I wonder?)
    Shows that way if you voted for it.


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    Re: Wes Eikmeier needs a nickname (doesn't he?)

    Quote Originally Posted by Angie View Post
    Shows that way if you voted for it.
    Ahh. Thank you, Angie.



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    Re: Wes Eikmeier needs a nickname (doesn't he?)

    Quote Originally Posted by CyValley View Post
    Ahh. Thank you, Angie.
    No problem!! I wondered at first, too.


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    Re: Wes Eikmeier needs a nickname (doesn't he?)

    is his name pronounced ike-imer



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