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Old 09-04-01, 02:49 PM
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What about a "Profile" option to change name?

Right now, the only method available to change one's username seems to be by Emailing the administration. I don't really understand why. Sure, you don't want people to be renewing their monikers on too regular a basis, but couldn't one install a stipulation in the software that would only permit a name change after a certain time period has elapsed (say 4 months)? That way the playing around would be limited.

I also noticed that there seems to be no way to deregister through the forum directly. This would have been an alternate way to change names, albeit the member would then be starting from scratch.
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Old 09-04-01, 03:40 PM
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We prefer to know who is making the name changes. Familiarity with members is part of what we use to judge moderator actions and being able to change your name at will (even if it was only once in awhile-remember we have thousands of members) would make this job more difficult.

We'd also rather that people don't change their names much. Making it such a manual process helps keep the number of requests down.

Hope that answers your question.
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Old 09-04-01, 04:32 PM
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I understand now. Thanks.
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Old 09-04-01, 08:08 PM
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Originally posted by Will Vielficken
I understand now. Thanks.
just come into the other forum and pick on a mod.. youll get a name change
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Originally posted by twikoff
just come into the other forum and pick on a mod.. youll get a name change
...with hilarious results!!
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