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    Change Your Own Username

    I've added a feature that will allow everyone to change their own username, if they wish that, but there is still a catch — you can only do so once every 365 days. No exceptions. All changes will be recorded and will be visible on the user's profile for anyone else to see in the event a change is made, so if you are confused as to who a new user is that has a couple thousand posts, just click on their profile and select the appropriate tab to see what their old name was.

    Again, no matter the change, it can only be applied ONCE in that time frame, so to any of you considering the move, think it through. I'm not going to get into the habit of correcting this for you when you realize you've made a mistake.

    As I already made note of in the past, I can't tell you what your name should be, but changing your name from RangersFan1234 to WolvesRule is just plain confusing. Everyone knew you as RangersFan1234. WolvesRule looks like a brand new user. People know you because of your handle, so if you're someone who's had the same handle for a while, you may want to think twice about starting over.

    Those of you who already had your user names changed and were subject to the "once ever" rule are one again open to changing yours again, if you think it necessary, but you will be held to the same 365 day limit as anyone else.

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    To change your own username:

    Click on Settings (upper right) > Edit Profile and look for the Username Change section. Follow the on-screen instructions.
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    Sweet, good idea

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    Hmmm... Should I change my username to Harris?

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    this is going to get really confusing... its hard enough to keep track of people when they change avatars never the less user names

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    Quote Originally Posted by siddious View Post
    this is going to get really confusing... its hard enough to keep track of people when they change avatars never the less user names
    only polish people would be confused.

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    I'm going to change my username to Spartacus. All mods should follow suit.
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    Quote Originally Posted by siddious View Post
    this is going to get really confusing... its hard enough to keep track of people when they change avatars never the less user names
    All changes will be recorded and will be visible on the user's profile for anyone else to see in the event a change is made, so if you are confused as to who a new user is that has a couple thousand posts, just click on their profile and select the appropriate tab to see what their old name was.
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    Bump for relevance.
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    Sorry... couldnt find this thread earlier.

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    can't you do a "was" like on facebook for maiden names...??

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    I am debating changing my name to JohnnyEklundz89 for you guys lol

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    Christ can't you guys stick to one name! Annoying.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Parsley View Post
    Christ can't you guys stick to one name!
    Get boring once in awhile, whats so hard to read the name underneath?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Johnnydollaz89 View Post
    I am debating changing my name to JohnnyEklundz89 for you guys lol
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    I notice its mostly newer users too. I like all you guys but the name changes are a little annoying. Especially multiple changes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fuhgeddaboudit View Post
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    That's creepy dude...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Parsley View Post
    I notice its mostly newer users too. I like all you guys but the name changes are a little annoying. Especially multiple changes.
    Last change, i promise. I actually love this name lol

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