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Postby Kay » Tue 8 Dec 2009 06:25 GMT

I find that names seem to go in cycles. The first time I noticed it, almost everyone I was talking to online was called Mike. Then there were lots of Alans. Then Garys. Then Marks. These days nearly everyone I'm talking to is called Matt. :lol:

Is it just me or has anyone else experienced this?
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Postby Dave » Tue 8 Dec 2009 11:50 GMT

From time to time, yes. There was a time at uni when I seemed to know a lot of Robs, then about ten years ago I seemed to be surrounded by Steves, Stephens and even one Steph (short for Stephen, not Stephanie) at work - soon succeeded by a spate of Mikes.

It is funny how these clusters crop up - I'm sure it's not just a generation thing, too.
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Postby ruggie » Mon 14 Dec 2009 19:29 GMT

In my early twenties, I remember being in an office of six people, four of us being Mike.
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