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Friday, December 02, 2005

An important professional question.

Lately as I've been buried up to my ass in work, a particular question has occurred to me: what professional name should I use? This is an issue I'd never really contemplated but, as one of my articles inches closer to publication with nearly geologic rapidity, I'm realizing that I need to know.

Now, I could use my actual last name but, frankly, hardly anyone likes it. Not to mention the rather dramatic mistakes people tend to make in spelling it. I really don't want to spend my professional life with a hard-to-spell, boring old name. Nor, really, do I want to use my blogging name. Certainly "Dr. the Uninteresting," has a ring to it, but I'm not sure it really sends the right message. I don't want to send the message that I'm dull, but rather that I'm a mover and shaker. I want people to feel respect and, yes, perhaps even awe when they hear my name. I need a professional name like "Ripper" or "Deathstrike." I mean, how cool would it be to see "Dr. Deathstrike" printed in a course catalog? How about on a conference schedule? If nothing else, it should cut down on the stupid questions.

So, today, I just want to offer y'all a chance to vote. Go check out the lefthand margin and let me know which prospective professional name YOU think I should use.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

How about Dr. Prolific or Dr. Alotta-Publications?

Friday, December 02, 2005 10:41:00 AM  
Blogger Tom Volscho said...

Dr. Jack?

Friday, December 02, 2005 11:49:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Dr. Adam Drek.

Sunday, December 04, 2005 12:32:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Dalton Conley

Sunday, December 04, 2005 11:09:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Derek Kristoff.

Monday, December 05, 2005 12:40:00 AM  

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