why do people call summoner names "igns"

#1dontdodrugs101Posted 11/14/2012 7:27:06 AM
does it have to do with ign.com
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#2bobguydude1Posted 11/14/2012 7:27:34 AM
in game names.
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#3Dragonfable101Posted 11/14/2012 7:27:35 AM
In
Game
Name

I believe.
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#4hawkeye2188Posted 11/14/2012 7:52:51 AM
These guys speak the truth.
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#5LooksLikeRainPosted 11/14/2012 7:55:53 AM
THEN WHY NOT CALL THEM SNs?
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#6MaurithPosted 11/14/2012 9:21:07 AM
The first time I was exposed to this community I really did get confused, thinking there was some big discussion hub on IGN or something >>
Don't get why it's used instead of screen name / SN, username / whatever. It's not like anyone's gonna ask for their "OGN"
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#7RenegadePhantomPosted 11/14/2012 10:45:42 AM
I dunno, maybe because IGN is universally used.
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#8Final_HatsamuPosted 11/14/2012 10:59:29 AM
SNs = Just LoL

IGNs = Every game where you can pick a name


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#9DuDuDu10101Posted 11/14/2012 10:59:58 AM
i'm very human, i call it "what's your name in LoL"
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#10HeleophrynidaePosted 11/14/2012 11:31:20 AM
Because my IGN is very different from any of my SNs

Screen Names are more generic and can apply to anything like gamefaqs or youtube, whereas IGN refers specifically to what you are called in the game.