Ralph wiggum

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  1. Yew

    Yew Established Member

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    Hey all, I've just borded an awful pacer (3+2 seats. Lots of graffiti.). And guess what the guards name badge said? Ralph wiggum. :) (I would post a Simpsons picture here. But I'm on my iPhone )
     
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  3. asylumxl

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    :lol: I wonder if it was his real name. That'd be something.

    P.S. My avatar has been Ralph Wiggum for a considerable amount of time before this thread :)
     
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    Pseudonyms on staff badges are nothing new, you get it in many industries and for all sorts of reasons. There's no reason why a staff badge has to show a real name just as long as the employer can identify the individual member of staff from the information on their badge (for example in the case of a customer complaint).
     
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    Me fail English, that's unpossible :D
     
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    Ralph Wiggum is great. And so is the comic book guy!
     
  7. Yew

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    He was really friendly too. I would go onto northern stars if I wasn't afraid he might get in trouble if it is a fake name. And this pacer is waay old school, it even has roof mounted heating.
     
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    "My cats breath smells like catfood". :lol:

    Nicknames arent uncommon on name badges. When I worked for McDonalds my badge said 'cartman' Because I do a passable impersonation of Eric Cartman from South Park.and when I joined the Navy My name tape on my foul weather jaket said MA(T) Chris ('COBS') Webster, In hommage to my last name being Webster and it standing for (C**k on board ship) because i was a bit of a player in those days.
     
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    I was served at the onboard train shop by a lady called "Gerry" recently :lol:

    ..And the Burger King at Kinross services had an employee called '"Ronald McDonald" back in 2002 :D I kid you not!

    I've been lucky enough to get my own name or a sensible male alternative name for all my past menial nametag jobs, some of my ex-colleagues weren't always so fortunate!

    And my name is a potential minefield of spelling errors! (JAMIE, not Jaime, Jaimie or Jaymie!!!)
     
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    Ive seen a guard with biscuit on his name badge lol :lol:
     
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    I wanted James Bond on my name badge, but they refused!
     
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    I was tempted to go for Pseudo Nym
     
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    The amount of times people spell my name wrong... <(

    Conor, not Connor,Conner,Coner,Connagh and even Conair! <(<(<(
     
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    You... choo-choo-choose me? :p

    On the subject of "fake" name tags, my sister's friend in ASDA back home had a different name on three consecutive days!
     
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    Used to absolutely hate this character in The Simpsons, many a time I wanted to jump inside my TV screen and tell him to shut up and / or go away.
     
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    Is there a reason my ears are burning here?

    I have worked under many a different name before, mainly because I don't want anyone to link it back to me again later...
     
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    No, I just think it would have been amusing for an irate customer to say that particular name :lol:
     
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    Perhaps they'd call the new improved emergency services to say that Ralph Wigum had hit them over the head with a bardic lamp? If they could remember the number
     
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    Is that the 0118915 something number off of the it crowd?


    At Tesco one of my mates has been walking around with one of my old name badges for the last 6 months, then lost the badge, so now has another of my badges.
     
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    It's all well and good until you swap airside passes with one of your staff for a laugh to see how long it is before you're spotted, then you get to one of the retinal scanners, and you're like... Ohhhh...
     
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    Youwill all think I'mmaking this up but I worked under a Commander James Bond when I was in the Navy.
     
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    Of course, there is the famous "The Ram" - the Manchester Train Manager
     
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    My cousin is called Richard Todd and he gets called biscuit, I couldn't work out why till he said 'Rich T'

    He also gets called GG and Guy after The Dambusters, of course, starring Richard Todd as Guy Gibson
     
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