Well, I managed to make it to UIUC last night for our university hack day after an amusing and frustrating adventure with American Airlines.

While chatting with our recruiters, one of them asked for the name of my first pet. Then she asked for the name of the first street I lived on. I jokingly asked if she was trying to phish my Yahoo account.

"No, I'm trying to figure out your stripper name!"

Heh. I didn't even realized I had a stripper name.

Just for the record, using the name of our first cat ("Kitty") and the street I grew up on ("Kneer", pronounced "near"), my stripper name is:

Kitty Kneer

Now that I've shared my stripper name, what's yours? Come on. You know the algorithm.

Posted by jzawodn at November 01, 2006 10:37 AM

Reader Comments
# laura said:

The Bad Girls Guide to the Open Road has something like this - your Porn Name - and its your first pet's name + your mother's maiden name. In which I am fabulously coined Mittens McMillen. (My stripper name would be Mittens 512)...

Then they have your Road Name: what you had for breakfast + the last place you peed by the road. Guess mine today would be Western Omelette Hold the Toast Hayes...


on November 1, 2006 11:10 AM
# B. said:

I guess that makes me Snapper Takena.

on November 1, 2006 11:24 AM
# Craig Hughes said:

So, you know she was hitting on you, right?

on November 1, 2006 11:43 AM
# elliot said:

I had a St. Bernard dog named Sampson, and lived on Wolf Trail, so mine would be Sampson Wolf. scary...

on November 1, 2006 11:47 AM
# COD said:

Since we moved about 5 times before I was 5 years old - I'm going to have to work with the first pet and street that I can remember.

Hoopie Dagger

on November 1, 2006 11:48 AM
# Ryan said:

Hmm.. I could be Bo Blair or Champ Balfour or Jag Meyer depending upon which time in my life I did this...

on November 1, 2006 11:49 AM
# Scott said:

Coquette Chestnut. I'll be damned...

on November 1, 2006 11:50 AM
# Martin Plante said:

In English, mine would be "Socrates Patriot".

on November 1, 2006 12:31 PM
# Ryan said:

My stripper name is Noa Knight. I always liked the Star Wars Name better, though.

First name = first three letters of your first name + first two letters of your last name

Last name = first two letters of your mother's maiden name + the first three letters of the city where you were born.

My Star Wars name is Ryast Whcom.

on November 1, 2006 12:40 PM
# Dan Peterson said:

But how was UIUC's Hack Day?

on November 1, 2006 12:42 PM
# Jeff said:

Ginger Renfrew. Yeah!

on November 1, 2006 12:59 PM
# Jem said:

This trick is an oldie but a goodie. :)

My name is Maggie Frobisher. Sounds like a stern nanny!

on November 1, 2006 01:06 PM
# New Albanian said:

Susie Cuyler...

...um, is it significant that my first cat was a boy with a girl's name?

(When I attended UIUC, the common porn name formula was Middle Name + Street = Porn Name.)

on November 1, 2006 01:11 PM
# Ryan Kennedy said:

Skip Palmwell. I've also seen "middle name and street", which would make me Christopher Palmwell.

on November 1, 2006 01:25 PM
# Dan said:

Star Rio Del Mar...

on November 1, 2006 01:34 PM
# Matt McAlister said:

Lucky Blackthorn

on November 1, 2006 01:51 PM
# Michael said:

Duke Vallejo

You know you're jealous ;-)

on November 1, 2006 02:19 PM
# said:

Misty Sunbeam

on November 1, 2006 02:22 PM
# Warthog said:

Harry Prince


on November 1, 2006 02:31 PM
# Andrew Goodman said:

Boots Elmdale.

That definitely sounds like a stripper.

on November 1, 2006 02:34 PM
# Zhasper said:

I'd heard "first pet" rather than "first cat", which would make me...

Kandy Pallas

But, I'd also heard of that as being a drag name, and it's definitely the name I intend to use if/when i ever get around to doing drag.

If we restrict it to first cat, that'd make me:

Snowy Pallas.

Not as alluring, but still fun.

on November 1, 2006 04:06 PM
# Mark Mascolino said:

Spike Warwood

on November 1, 2006 08:49 PM
# John Herren said:

King Shepherdwood.

Huh huh. I said 'wood'.

on November 1, 2006 10:44 PM
# Andrew Terry said:

Oh dear.. here goes:

Hamish Honeypot

Hamish was my hamster, and I lived on Honeypot Lane in Stanmore, North London.

on November 2, 2006 01:40 AM
# Luis said:

Browny 9 1/2.
Doesnt beat "Misty Sunbeam", Although if you toss in the fact that I'm hispanic [brown,] it might be a little weird if youre a tad twisted, like me.

Time to change my G-mail sig to Browny 9 1/2, myspace headline as well :-P

BTW, at this point I'm glad my family didn't buy the home on Glasscock rd...

on November 2, 2006 01:41 AM
# Hay Seed said:

Hope you got to "interview" the recruiter in the privacy of your hotel room...

on November 2, 2006 06:02 AM
# Devlon Duthie said:

Mine would be Kira Highland...a little erotic sword-dancing anyone?

on November 2, 2006 07:09 AM
# hkarre said:

Sparky Ralston :P

on November 2, 2006 10:30 AM
# Louise said:

My stripper name would be Fiji Pratt - pretty good.
I love the Star Wars name - mine would be Loura Dachi

on November 2, 2006 12:17 PM
# Haze said:

Jazz Dorchester.

on November 2, 2006 12:36 PM
# Corey said:

Chi-Chi Lincoln...ouch.

on November 2, 2006 01:13 PM
# Peter Manis said:

Seemore Sands or I guess it could also be Seemore Rt 709

on November 2, 2006 08:53 PM
# Geoff Richards said:

Hmm, Isambard Ashley. Or Izzy Ashley. Not ideal.

on November 3, 2006 01:47 AM
# Kevin said:

Porn name: Goldie Moore
Stripper name: Goldie Bartholomew

I feel so dirty! :-)

on November 3, 2006 05:08 AM
# Glen Campbell said:

Missy Potter

I feel pretty, oh so pretty.

on November 3, 2006 06:38 AM
# mark day said:

Stripper name? In some less polite circles it's known as your "porn star name", although why you'd want one if you're not planning a career in porn is anyone's guess. As this post points out...


on November 3, 2006 08:46 AM
# fred said:

Wayne Crane, heh

on November 3, 2006 10:42 AM
# Bryce Glass said:

"Crystal Hamline."


on November 3, 2006 11:03 AM
# Patrick Logan said:

Dinger Cherrywood

on November 3, 2006 03:15 PM
# Patrick Logan said:

And my star wars name is Patlo Baday.

on November 3, 2006 03:18 PM
# jason said:

ebenezer chestnut. yikes.

on November 3, 2006 09:44 PM
# Grant Hutchins said:

July Ridgeview

on November 3, 2006 11:53 PM
# Tim Converse said:

Milk Easy.

(Yes, for the first four years of my life I lived on Easy Street, literally.)

on November 4, 2006 06:27 PM
# Michael said:

My stripper name is a bit boring, it sounds more like a country singer's name than a stripper name: Sammy Matthews.

My Starwars name is Miclu Malee

on November 4, 2006 10:27 PM
# Steve said:

OK, so my stripper name is Blackie Harehill, and my Star Wars name is Steho Cabra. This all sounds much more exotic that real life ...

on November 4, 2006 10:54 PM
# Eugene said:

Not sure it works that well with French people ... my striper name is:

>> Nuts Beguinage > Iggy Military <<which is no better :P!

on November 4, 2006 11:06 PM
# Alex said:

Tabatha Chalvington. Clearly a well bred stripper.

on November 5, 2006 02:12 AM
# ColoZ said:

Squeaky Chalet.


on November 5, 2006 12:53 PM
# Wade said:

My stripper name would be Freddie Warlencourt. I think the "Freddie" makes it.

on November 5, 2006 09:00 PM
# said:

and now your "pimp name": first 12 digits of your credit card number, your middle initial spelled out (e.g. "jay"), and the last 4 digits of your credit card number.

come on- everyone should play! they're really funny!

please put your pimp name next to your porn name. thank you.

on November 6, 2006 09:33 AM
# Gerald W Buckley said:

Duchess Drive!

(our street address was numbers)

on November 6, 2006 05:25 PM
# DE said:

My daughters name would be Sal St. Patrick. I can live with that. What guy would say he was going to see a stripper with that name? I would pluck his eyes out anyway.

on November 8, 2006 06:22 AM
# Sean Ness said:

Stripper: Larry Willow
Star Wars: Micne Rewar

on November 8, 2006 03:51 PM
# huxley said:

I'm a lame stripper: "Sylvester Main"

on November 11, 2006 01:46 PM
# Renne said:

I am a stripper and I went to the cemetary to check out my stripper name. Sound creepy? naah! I came up with Luirra (Leera). At first I wanted lury, but than I thought, "that's too lury" hahaha! So I added and "a" at the end and came up with Luirra. "Be lury of Luirra she may break your heart", I thought. Come to find out after using my stripper name for about three months, I got told that it means money in Italian. Even better!!!!

on December 7, 2006 09:36 PM
# carrie said:

hi guys give it up for.....

fluffy beaver

nuf said :)

on January 10, 2007 04:11 PM
# Tracy said:

My name would be Spicey Hilltop

on February 20, 2007 07:30 PM
# Remy_Darling said:

Mmm. Mel Brooklyn. Not bad.



on April 11, 2007 08:48 PM
# jpmoor0 said:

I think that mine is great.

McKenzie McNair.

Guess the strip club would have to be in Scotland.

on May 12, 2007 01:15 PM
# bj said:

Just stumbled on this by Google after someone sent me a similar question LOL.

"Muffin Sunnyside."

Happy 4th 2 all yu strippers out there...;)

on July 4, 2007 10:45 AM
# said:

Bella Hummingbird

mine is sooo amazing :)

on July 15, 2007 06:48 PM
# Courtney said:

Pookie Maple

That's hot.

on July 19, 2007 08:36 AM
# Nikita said:

With my first cat, it would be Abby Fairway.
With my dog.....Jingles Fairway.
What about the people who live on a street thats a number?

on August 9, 2007 03:24 PM
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on September 27, 2007 06:41 AM
# Maggie said:

Momma Kitty Euclid.

I think I win.

on December 5, 2007 04:41 PM
# said:

Max Grapeland..... yeah very sexy (sarcasm overdose)

on January 9, 2008 07:50 PM
# Bit-Twiddler said:

I got a cool one ... My Porn Name would be:

That would also work nicely as a Star Wars Name.

My daughter's would be: LULUBELLE TEEPEE

Very cute (and so is she).

on April 7, 2008 04:58 PM
# joe said:

mine would be floyd mallard
oh god
i always thought it was first pet and mum's maiden name, making is floyd welsh

but thats not any better....

on May 21, 2008 03:59 PM
# Jaz said:

Jasma Cobri is my Star Wars name, and Bugsy Brigstock is my stripper name :D

on August 8, 2008 02:50 PM
# said:

Hah, I guess that would be either Angel Crestlake or Angel Blue Lick. Idr :)

on September 2, 2008 10:46 AM
# san diego male strippers said:

that will be "Max San Diego"

on September 10, 2008 07:00 PM
# danielle said:

what's my name?

on October 8, 2008 04:44 PM
# Tim said:


my stripper name is Buddy Seacock

on February 21, 2009 04:20 PM
# Ella said:

My Is Hawt!

Sparkly Delevida


iT WOULD EITHER BE Rosebud Fendley, or Boo Boo Fendley.
both r still pretty kickass :)

on July 19, 2009 04:25 PM
# Jade said:

Not sure how it goes, but here's for my first pet dog and the street I grew up on.

Brandy Greenbrook

on August 7, 2009 11:28 AM
# Kristina said:

Gina Donahue

hrm. not bad i guess.

on October 1, 2009 11:55 PM
# Austin said:

haha i'm Thunder Masterson

I make all the girls wet

on January 21, 2010 05:40 AM
# josh said:

my god.....

fluffy ferry.


on April 10, 2010 06:02 PM
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