This week facebook allowed you to select a user name so people could find you more easily. You could select one name and it could not be transferred, edited or changed, so you were advised to select carefully! At 12:01 Saturday morning when it became legal to select your user name, people went online and grabbed their name, usually their real name, in order to have their own dedicated URL such as www.facebook.com/larrywinget.
I certainly had every intention of picking my username when I woke up that Saturday morning but I didn’t plan on staying up and camping out online to grab it at 12:01. So when I woke up that morning and went to get my user name, I couldn’t because a dirtbag, cheeseball named Eric Winager had already made larrywinget HIS username. Why would he do that? I couldn’t figure out how using my name would benefit anyone other than me. What good would my name as a URL do someone who wasn’t named Larry Winget? It turns out I am not nearly as devious as some people.
I contacted Eric Winager, who proudly claimed to be an Oklahoma Alum and who already had about 350 facebook friends of his own and asked why he would grab my name for his user name. His response to me was this:Details