I'm afraid it will take some work to “join up” my branch, which looks like this.
GAMES Magazine annual calendar of events (1995 Convention) —> JrMan
Feel free to investigate who on the staff of GAMES suggested including the 1995 NPL convention in their calendar.
First Issue: Jul 1995
I attended the 1995 Portland convention as a non-member, and began thinking about a nom then. An attractive choice (from my point of view) was “Jr.” (pronounced Junior), because
Unfortunately, a well-liked woman with the nom Junior had died recently, and discreet inquiries established that it would be inappropriate for me to adopt it (even in an abbreviated form).
Over the next couple of weeks, I considered many alternatives, but finally hit upon JrMan, which (by using a captial M) allowed me to retain the “Jr” associations, with my chosen pronunciation (“German”) adding a reference to my Amish heritage.