I'll fill the rest of this out later, but for now I'm just going to confirm that the scare quotes do, in fact, mean that that isn't my real name. It is, however, the real name of any alternate-universe versions of me that show up in stories. (EDIT: and of course they removed that feature in the Eclipse changeover, or at least I can't find it anymore)
Addendum: I use the "Status Update" function solely to emulate the function of DeviantArt's comment section for places where I can't be bothered to make an account to do so normally (or which don't have a way for me to do that at all). If I ever want to actually update you on my status, it will be via Journal.