A used screen name doesn't mean it wasn't meant to be.
Just like when creating strong passwords that are hard to guess, you can also use non-English word combinations to build unlikely usernames.
My first, chosen for a dial-up Compu Serve account, was Pool Princess6030, a blatant ripoff of my BFF's moniker, sport2040.
Consider substituting symbols and letters that are similar: @=a, 3=e, $=5, S=5.Most messaging apps and social networks will let you use symbols in a username and, with many to choose from, the possibilities are nearly endless.Do you like the color purple, dinosaurs, candy, will go a long way. Consider school mascots, your town, or other things relative to where you live and what you are about.Jot down a few of your favorite things and consider your job or career aspirations, favorite foods, celebrities, sports teams, movies... However, be very careful not to give away too much information.On the flip side, being associated with a unique and attention-grabbing screen name is a great way to showcase your personality and create a memorable impression.
Indeed, screen name creation is probably more important than most of us realize. Below are a few ideas to help you score a terrific username.On my fourth or fifth date arranged through OKCupid I met my current boyfriend, who happens to be the most communicative, fun, and kind person I’ve met, online or off.I’ll spare you the gush-fest; suffice it to say we’re an awesome match.Not only will this new moniker become tied to your online identity, it will affect other people's perception of you, much like how your hair and clothes might during an in-person meeting.Your handle might even affect the results of your job search or dating profile if it refers to something racy or inappropriate.Internet predators could potentially identify your location by your screen name.