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Oisín
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Mar 13, 2008, 06:56 PM
 
Originally Posted by Laminar
In that case, that IS me.
Can’t be. There’s no blue tie.

Edit: Oops, quoted the wrong post. Fixed.


(In response to the previous post: I went to my granddad’s [Danish] Wikipedia entry last night, and there was a link to an external site with a picture of his gravestone. That was a bit odd.)
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Mar 13, 2008, 07:45 PM
 
The first image that pops up is not me, it's actually another Aaron on the same page as me... I didn't have a picture.
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Mar 13, 2008, 07:54 PM
 


Not me, and wicked doofy looking (no offense to Doofy)
     
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Mar 13, 2008, 08:07 PM
 
do we honestly have to tiptoe so much on word usage as to not piss off other members with similar nicks around here? yeesh. who ever gets pissed because of that has to be really lame!!
     
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Mar 13, 2008, 08:08 PM
 
Originally Posted by brassplayersrock² View Post
do we honestly have to tiptoe so much on word usage as to not piss off other members with similar nicks around here? yeesh. who ever gets pissed because of that has to be really lame!!
I think there was an implied “” there.
     
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Mar 13, 2008, 08:10 PM
 
fixed. thanks!!!
     
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Mar 13, 2008, 09:40 PM
 
^ needs to learn how to eat more
     
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Mar 13, 2008, 09:45 PM
 
Originally Posted by Oisín View Post
Can’t be. There’s no blue tie.
I'm never going to live that one down, am I. Who would have known the worst thing that came from me posting my picture online is heckling for my (lack of) fashion sense?
     
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Mar 13, 2008, 09:46 PM
 
you're that blue tie guy? wow
     
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Mar 13, 2008, 09:49 PM
 
On an interesting sidenote, the first result for my girlfriend's name is an aerobics-through-pole-dancing site.
     
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Mar 13, 2008, 09:51 PM
 
you're the blue tie guy with that aerobics-through- pole - dancing instructor girlfriend? wow
     
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Mar 13, 2008, 09:51 PM
 
Wait...I think I need to see the blue tie!
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Laminar
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Mar 13, 2008, 10:01 PM
 
Originally Posted by ShortcutToMoncton View Post
Wait...I think I need to see the blue tie!
It was actually a red tie and shirt, then a blue shirt and yellow tie, then no tie, then an unbuttoned collar.


(That IS me.)

It's all in the Expanded MacNN Profile thread, page 7.
     
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Mar 13, 2008, 10:09 PM
 
Yes, I was the one who recommended you loosen up, if I remember correctly.

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Mar 13, 2008, 10:43 PM
 
Originally Posted by Laminar View Post

(That IS me.)
The photo seems ripe for "I'ma firin' mah laser"
     
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Mar 13, 2008, 11:53 PM
 
Being a photographer it comes up with photos BY me rather than of me:

First male that shows up though:

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Mar 13, 2008, 11:56 PM
 
First one that is neither of my or by me (or my dad who's also taking pictures and whose middle name is my name):


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Mar 14, 2008, 04:51 PM
 


Not me.
     
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Mar 14, 2008, 06:15 PM
 
The first picture that pops up is me, and many of the other pictures and links. But that's with the standard "moderate safe search on." If I turn it off, all hell breaks loose.
     
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Mar 14, 2008, 07:25 PM
 
Originally Posted by BRussell View Post
The first picture that pops up is me, and many of the other pictures and links. But that's with the standard "moderate safe search on." If I turn it off, all hell breaks loose.
Hmmmmmm...

Have an interesting past, do we?
     
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Mar 14, 2008, 08:03 PM
 
Originally Posted by Jawbone54 View Post
Hmmmmmm...

Have an interesting past, do we?
Actually his name is Richard Rammer, but his friends call him...uh...you get the joke I'm trying to make...
     
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Mar 14, 2008, 10:06 PM
 
I am apparently:
A well known drummer, founding member of The Alkaline Trio
A realtor in Bakersfield CA
A hip hop artist, also from California
An author - actually several different authors
The director emeritus of the Hagley Museum
A digital effects artist (check IMDB)-interestingly, when I was in high school, I wanted to be a special effects technician
And a sales manager in New South Wales

...But I'm not any of them. I don't come up in Google at all. And nobody has pictures of any of the above "Glenn Porter"s online.

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Mar 14, 2008, 10:14 PM
 
Originally Posted by Jawbone54 View Post
Hmmmmmm...

Have an interesting past, do we?
There's a figure in the porn industry (not an actor) who shares my name. I always wonder if old friends from high school have looked me up and thought I'd really made something of myself.
     
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Mar 14, 2008, 10:47 PM
 


Of course googling a picture of my name results in hot boobs.

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Mar 14, 2008, 10:55 PM
 
Googling my name with image search brings up a picture of me as the first hit.

And even with SafeSearch off, nothing even remotely resembling pr0n shows up.
     
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Mar 14, 2008, 11:31 PM
 
My surname is unique to my family (of which there aren't that many) and my full name is unique to me. There were a total of 13 google hits on my name, none of them a picture of me. Here's the first:



I can't figure out why this image got a hit. My first name isn't anywhere to be found on or with the image.
     
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Mar 15, 2008, 01:19 AM
 
Originally Posted by Dakar the Fourth View Post
The photo seems ripe for "I'ma firin' mah laser"


Good enough for you?
     
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Mar 15, 2008, 01:55 AM
 
it wont scare the children at halloween, but it's a good start laminar.
     
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Mar 15, 2008, 11:53 AM
 
I'd have gotten some image hits if I'd thought to use Image Search... But still, none of them are even remotely me.

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Mar 15, 2008, 04:08 PM
 
My name's Will Smith, so you can imagine what I got...
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Mar 15, 2008, 04:36 PM
 
Originally Posted by stwain2003 View Post
My name's Will Smith, so you can imagine what I got...
...bad script offers?
sans The Pursuit of Happyness
     
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Mar 15, 2008, 04:59 PM
 
1st google image: me

8 out of first 10 (including 1st link) google web: me

my blog and personal stuff didn't show up until the 2nd page though.

3 total hits for my complete full name in quotes (all me).

77 total hits for my shortened first name plus last in quotes (most were me). the rest belong to the other person with my name; all pages are in dutch and i can't read them.

1832 total hits for my complete full name with no quotes (7 on the first page was me).

6660 total hits for my shortened first name plus last with no quotes (2 on the first page was me).

my name isn't found in my state's online sex offender or prison records (any spelling) so thankfully i'm not confused with some criminal in "the system"
     
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Mar 16, 2008, 08:55 PM
 
Originally Posted by Jawbone54 View Post
...bad script offers?
sans The Pursuit of Happyness
*zing*

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Mar 16, 2008, 09:34 PM
 
Using quotes on my first name, middle initial and last name, Google gets TWO hits. The first one is ME-I signed up to have my name, my wife's and our son's micro-etched on the Stardust probe. The other says that I died in 1973 in Texas. I had not ever been to Texas in 1973, so obviously that's the wrong me. Using my full name, I get more hits, but two are from an interview with a lady whose family included someone with my full name who had "died about fifteen years ago." The rest were about a 71-year old guy from Athens, Tennessee who had gone missing for a couple of weeks and then just showed up again.

Neither form of my name had any images. I guess that's a good thing, considering some of the places and situations my picture has been taken in.

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Mar 16, 2008, 11:11 PM
 


Not me. But a photo by someone with the same name as me. The third, fourth, and fifth photos are all ones I've taken. The 6th one is me in a favorite photo of mine....

     
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Mar 16, 2008, 11:20 PM
 
1st hit, some old guy:



11th hit, not me but he's related to me:

Signature depreciated.
     
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Mar 17, 2008, 02:15 PM
 
If just googling my name I'm the first links for sure. As far as images goes...I'm on the AIGA Board here and our President is a fiend for tagging every f'ing event photo on FLickr with the names of the people in the photos. Well, we sponsor happy hours at least once a month and of course I'm in most of them, so for the longest whiel when you GISd my name the first couple pages were just photos of me in bars.

Thats great when you're interviewing.
     
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Mar 17, 2008, 06:10 PM
 
^

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Mar 17, 2008, 09:18 PM
 
No pictures of anyone by my name on the first two pages of GIS, however on the regular text Google search, the first 8 entries are in fact me.
     
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Mar 17, 2008, 09:26 PM
 
Originally Posted by Cadaver View Post
No pictures of anyone by my name on the first two pages of GIS, however on the regular text Google search, the first 8 entries are in fact me.
Because you're published, or some other reason? /curiosity

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