I've got to hand it to the Okuma sales people: they sent a couple of brochures to me in the mail: one addressed with my forum pseudonym, and the other, to the real me
First you get good, then you get fast. Then grouchiness sets in.
(Note: The opinions expressed in this post are my own and are not necessarily those of CNCzone and its management)
There is always a chance that you and your alter-ego will double their sales!
How they got hold of your forum pseudonym in their customer contact base is a mystery.
I have been getting 2 marketing junk mails from nearly every tool manufacturer, tech magazines and tract since 03-04 IMTS. All it takes is one vendor to spell your name wrong.......and one to spell it correctly. Obviously the mailing lists are shared or sold for years.
Your user name isn't all that unrealistic. In our recent primary ballots, we actually had someone running under goodspaceguy. No first, last or middle init?
Learn cause and effect through experience. Mastering those relationships is the "Common Sense" ability within the art of any trade.