Xbox Live says my name isn't allowed

posted by Jeff | Thursday, December 13, 2007, 9:35 PM | comments: 4

Seriously, I entered my name into my profile, and it told me, "Your name contains a word or phrase that isn't allowed."

Should I be offended?


Tekno, December 14, 2007, 3:13 AM #

Jeff You, Dude! Jeff YOU!

CPLady, December 14, 2007, 4:53 AM #

Gordon say's Putz is yiddish slang for penis. I didn't know this and don't always believe everything Gordon says. So I went to

putz /pʌts/ Pronunciation Key - Spelled Pronunciation[puhts] Pronunciation Key - IPA Pronunciation–noun Slang.
1. fool; jerk.
2. Vulgar. penis.
[Origin: 1900–05; < Yiddish puts lit., ornament, finery, prob. n. deriv. of putsn to clean, shine; cf. early mod. G butzen to decorate (G putzen to clean, brighten)] Unabridged (v 1.1)
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2006.

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putz (pŭts) Pronunciation Key n.
1. Slang A fool; an idiot.
2. Vulgar Slang A penis.
intr.v. putzed, putz·ing, putz·es Slang
To behave in an idle manner; putter.

[Yiddish pots, penis, fool.][/puhts]

Maybe you should change your name!

Kara, December 14, 2007, 4:58 AM #

^ pretty sure he hasn't heard that stuff before <sarcasm>

It's okay Jeff, I like you even if you are a ...well, you know :)

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