Eric BlairSeptember 16th
2020

One unlucky student lived out one of everyone’s current nightmares when she joined her first online lecture of the new year with an incredibly embarrassing Zoom name. 

Anne Marie Mackey logged in for her online class with the username 'Big T**ty B**ch’ there for everyone else to see after she’d used it during  a lockdown party she had with friends all the way back in April.

Needless to say, Anne Marie’s mortifying m mistake quickly went viral on Twitter, where she was good enough to share the photo evidence of her mishap… 

She wrote: “I'M GOING TO F***ING SCREAM I JUST JOINED MY FIRST ZOOM MEETING LECTURE AND MY NAME CAME UP ON THE SCREEN AS 'BIG T**TY B**CH' FROM A F***ING ZOOM PARTY WITH MY FRIENDS IN F***ING APRIL."

However, keen to use her misfortune to the benefit of others, Anne Marie warned people to learn from her experience. 

Posting again on a separate tweet, she said: "This is your reminder to CHANGE YOUR SCREEN NAME ON ZOOM before you go back to college!”

Yep, that’s good advice right there. 

But let’s face it, it isn’t just Anne-Marie who’s come a cropper with the old Zoom username, as other people took to social media to share their various embarrassments… 

One person wrote: "My toddler joined her dance class as 'Phatty McBigc**k' courtesy of my husband drinking with his buddies over Zoom."

Another said: "My wife's boss chaired a video meeting with her face overlaid with a pizza. The overlay was so good it looked as if the pizza was talking. The meeting was about the surgery moving to digital prescriptions. The Practice Manager knew she was a pizza but didn't know how to change it."

Someone else joined with a completely inappropriate background:

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While someone else said: "So today I joined a meeting with a High Court judge and Scottish Law Commission with my Zoom name as Gruntasnorus Poo Face. How's your day going?”

I’d like to add to these a colleague of mine joining an important call with his Darth Vader filter still fully in place following the previous night’s company quiz. 

At least there’s some humour coming out of all this!

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