I do love my podcasts and listen to quite a few on a weekly basis. One of the things that gets me (you can interpret that as annoys me) are the ones with phone-ins where people can phone a number and eiether leave a question or there is a "real time" phone link.
Honestly, the amount of times people phone up and say something like… "yeah it’s Swordmaster 657 here…"…what??….Swordmaster!?… Haven’t you got a real name?…you’re not living some World of Warcraft fantasy life (sorry Dieter) here and hiding behind your computer anymore…this is the real world matey peeps and in the real world people…get this…have real names….like Frank Smith and Stanley McDonald.
It wouldn’t be so bad if they had the gumption or originality to call themselves something unique instead of having to settle for being the 2987th person to use the moniker "DeathHead". It’s all part of this cross over and blurring of reality between internet and real life and, guys’n’gals, I do not like it one jot.