Name changes....

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  1. Zombie

    Zombie dead and loving it

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    How about TPTB limit it to once a year......

    I've been going around thinking Night Funky is Federal Farmer and now just found out it's Tuckerfan. Night Funky totally sounds like something stupid that FF would think up. :brood:

    Come on now.... this silliness with the name changes has to stop.
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  2. Zombie

    Zombie dead and loving it

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    And yes I know Tuckerfan hasn’t changed his name in a long time. I’m not talking about him though he should be made to keep the name for a year. No exceptions. :bailey:
  3. ed629

    ed629 Morally Inept Banned

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    I want to change my user name to this, but I'll need someone to type it out for me.

  4. Fisherman's Worf

    Fisherman's Worf Hamachi is a fish best served cold

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    Sorry to hear about your illiteracy.
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  5. Bickendan

    Bickendan Custom Title Administrator Faceless Mook Writer

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    Now I'm tempted to change my name again, hmm.
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  6. Rimjob Bob

    Rimjob Bob Classy Fellow

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    I would support name changes being limited to once per year, because that's how I limit myself. :clyde:
  7. Bickendan

    Bickendan Custom Title Administrator Faceless Mook Writer

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    The funny thing is this very thread existed over at Lonaf back in the day.
    And if you wanted to change your name at TK, you just made a new dual and spammed Speak Freely.
  8. Fisherman's Worf

    Fisherman's Worf Hamachi is a fish best served cold

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    Ban this sick filth
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  9. Bailey

    Bailey It's always Christmas Eve Super Moderator

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    I think name changes are annoying for the most part since it makes it harder to keep track of who's who (especially on mobile, see example of when @GhostEcho would keep telling people off for not looking at his signature when not realising who he was - despite signatures not appearing on mobile) but putting this sort of blanket limit in place seems unnecessary.
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  10. Zombie

    Zombie dead and loving it

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    Blanket limit?

    On most sites you don't even get to change your name. Maybe once if you're lucky. And that's it. Want a new name after that? Make a new account.

    At Wordforge we've got people changing their names every few weeks.

    I don't see how limiting it to once a year is such a hardship for members.
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    Bailey It's always Christmas Eve Super Moderator

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    How will limiting it make the board better?
  12. Bailey

    Bailey It's always Christmas Eve Super Moderator

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    On the reference to other boards, another place I post regularly lets users change their username whenever they want, but you have to pay for it.

    That would be an interesting fundraising strategy. :evilpop:
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  13. Fisherman's Worf

    Fisherman's Worf Hamachi is a fish best served cold

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    Only if we can pay to change other members' avatars as well.
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  14. Fisherman's Worf

    Fisherman's Worf Hamachi is a fish best served cold

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    That's a lie easily disproved by checking the name change thread. It's not that hard to keep up with a handful of name changes per year.
  15. Bailey

    Bailey It's always Christmas Eve Super Moderator

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    That's actually something the other forum does as well. :lol:
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  16. Bickendan

    Bickendan Custom Title Administrator Faceless Mook Writer

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    This isn't TK.


    lolwut

    Because it's unneeded.
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  17. Injeun

    Injeun Fresh Meat

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    Hi ya'll. I just registered here with what I thought was one name (Injeun). And when it was all said and done, I wound up with two names (Derrial Injeun). Weird. Any way to get it changed?
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    Amaris Princess of Love

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    Done and Welcome!
  19. Injeun

    Injeun Fresh Meat

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    Wow, that was fast. Thank you.
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  20. Marso

    Marso High speed, low drag.

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    Welcome back, Dayton.
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  21. GhostEcho

    GhostEcho Christian Conservative (Republican)

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    Mods, please change my username to: Whippybop-SlamBang-Witsius-McFlufflePant$_McGillicuddy (ESQ. GQ. Nat. Geo.) LXXVIII (Parte les Deaux) @Gmail.xxx

    Thanks in advance!
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  22. Bickendan

    Bickendan Custom Title Administrator Faceless Mook Writer

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    Ban @Packard first and we'll consider it :diacanu:
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