question about changing usernames (1 Viewer)

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L'autista
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Sep 23, 2003
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Great subject line. :D


...oh, on topic.

Are you wanting to change your name to Bezzfuud or something like that? Because as a general policy, we don't change usernames. We make the occasional exception for the witness protection program, having a mass murderer appear with your same username, etc., but those circumstances should be explained to us over PM.
 

Siamak

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Aug 13, 2013
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i remember @Jihadi John chenged his account name and @Dostoevsky is who changed his account name several times
 

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Tickle Me
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Oct 11, 2005
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Both of those guys have only changed their names like once in the past 3 years or so. Jihadi John, once since he's been a member. Dule is an admin.

Like Greg said we usually do try to keep people with their original names. We usually only grant exceptions to serious thought out names because once you change it, you're stuck with it.
 

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L'autista
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Sep 23, 2003
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It was a couple years ago that the mods came to the conclusion that the username churn that we previously allowed just confused other members, made it harder for mods to do their job, broke things like the ability to respond to PMs and post-quoting references, and made the forums generally less enjoyable for most everyone.

So while we still make an occasional exception, it's an exception.
 
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