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Way to change user name?

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by NickMordo, Nov 16, 2011.

  1. NickMordo

    NickMordo Active Member

    I'm trying to change my user name (for reasons regarding confidentiality -- I'm a secret agent) but realized that the account setting do not give me that option. That is, unless, I am an idiot.

    So, is this possible? If not, I will live...
  2. Gutter

    Gutter Well-Known Member

    Contact Kenny or Moddy with your case. Otherwise just create a new username, which is much simpler to do.
  3. Bubbler

    Bubbler Active Member

    Used to be an option, but its been gone for a quite a while. An April Fool's Day tradition went away with it.
  4. NickMordo

    NickMordo Active Member

    And evaporate my numerous posts of great knowledge? Perhaps...
  5. Gutter

    Gutter Well-Known Member

    If you're worried about confidentiality, then you'll want your posting history erased, right?
  6. NickMordo

    NickMordo Active Member

    I was being semi-facetious. Wouldn't the posts stick around, just with a new username tagged next to them? Or would they be viewed with the old one. Either way, a chance would be welcomed and appreciated.
  7. forever_town

    forever_town Active Member

    If I remember correctly, Webby and Co. only made changes like that to a person's username under extremely rare conditions.

    The easiest thing to do is nuke this name and just start posting with a new name.
  8. I tried to change my handle to MetaWorldPeace but I had an outstanding warrant.
  9. da man

    da man Well-Known Member

    You know, you can always create a new name and keep the old one around just to marvel at your past wisdom.
  10. qtlaw

    qtlaw Well-Known Member

    I think DeeperBackground3 is taken though.
  11. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

    So is skiptomylou2 and skiptomylou3.
  12. dooley_womack1

    dooley_womack1 Well-Known Member

    But COCKDIAN!2 is free and clear
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