Do you introduce yourself as your moniker or your real name?
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    Default Do you introduce yourself as your moniker or your real name?

    Just curious to see who does what. I personally introduce myself as Wil to people I'm working with or industry heads and Damien to everyone else. Is that pretty standard? Is there an etiquette behind this?

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    i am very loose, when i was working at the club everybody just called me "dj" lol.

    but like when i am talking to people when i am playing at a party or at the club i just give them my real name or i say xsquizet i really don't put dj in front of it. then my little moniker is posted on all the flyers any way lol so I give em my real name.
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    Same as you Will.
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    Real first name, every time no matter who I'm talking to. I think it's weird to be called by your pseudonym.

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    I just go by JesC (jesse) my real name. *drunk* 3:40am need to goto sleep!
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    My real name... Im not sure I like my other name. I call other people by their DJ name... some people I dont even know their real name. lol.

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    I always introduce myself as my real name. I hate it when people call me my DJ name. It feels so weird.

    Usually when I'm being introduced the conversation goes something like

    Friend: "This is DJ Devil's Advocate"
    Me: "I'm Jared. Pleased to meet you."

    *shrug* Hell, when I introduce myself I don't tell them I'm a DJ, instead they see it when I'm up there, rocking the fuck out.
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    I don't even have a DJ name. On flyers I have my full name, and my logo is just my first name (Miyuru).

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    Miyuru is a fucking choice name anyway, so you dont really need anything else.. :]

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    I use my real name. I used to bill as Daimon some years back but changed it when people started to refer to me as that despite introducing myself as Jason.
    These days now though I bill under JasonJ.
    I believe that it is a thing of respect to introduce yourself with your real name, and to be referred to as such even if you use a moniker. Unless of course your moniker is a Nickname you have had throughout your life.
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