"Hey, Gothic Star Girl--" you say, and I correct you.
"Right, uh, Eucyon. If you go by a different name now, why don't you make a new account? Other people do that when they're sick of their old usernames."
"Other people have motivation, time, and less sentimental attachment to bits of data," I reply. "Eight years makes you kinda fond of things they way they are, y'know? Besides, it's not like anyone takes usernames seriously. Plenty of good artists named Adam8943 and stuff."
"...so you're just stubborn and you don't want to?"
"Don't forget irrationally sentimental! :D"