I hate my PlayStation Network ID so much. I realize I have no one to blame for this but myself. When I got a PS3 back in late 2009, I could’ve chosen any online handle I wanted. I could’ve gone with something easy to pronounce, or clever—I could’ve used some riff on my name, or simply used my name and put a bunch of numbers after it. But no. For reasons almost passing explanation, I chose to go with “idpl_mal.” Thanks to Sony’s inexplicable policy forbidding PSN users from ever changing their online IDs, it is a decision I have regretted—and been stuck with—ever since. [This post originally ran on 11/13/2015. I’m bumping it up with a couple small updates because it’s 2017 and I still hate my shitty PSN name.] I guess I should explain why I decided to go with idpl_mal. It’s a music reference, and a purposefully obscure one. See, the modes of the major scale are Ionian, Dorian, Phrygian.… you know what, actually, I’ll spare you. Basically, it’s an acronym to demonstrate how cool and different and musical I am. It’s the worst. In the five eight years since I created my PSN ID, I have… Read full this story
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