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Old 09.02.2019, 21:42
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Change of user name

I notice a member of 10 years standing has recently changed his user name! Whats that about?
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Old 09.02.2019, 21:44
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Old 09.02.2019, 21:59
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Whaaaaaat? Timeless, and the avatar...
Are you now selling it off like an early Swiss numberplate e.g.

https://www.20min.ch/schweiz/bern/st...BE-37-22117444

Wanted to change mine as soon as I'd registered, but after a while the PMs asking whether I worked in the same company trailed off..
And I'm virtually unidentifiable if you search ;-)
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Old 09.02.2019, 22:08
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Re: Change of user name

How would you know if someone changed their name???
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Old 09.02.2019, 22:13
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How would you know if someone changed their name???
Because I remember a thread he red repped me in , then searching his old user name brought up this.
https://www.englishforum.ch/items-sa...m-1-8-zrh.html
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Old 09.02.2019, 22:13
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How would you know if someone changed their name???
Talk about an invitation to guess ...
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Old 09.02.2019, 22:16
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Because I remember a thread he red repped me in , then searching his old user name brought up this.
https://www.englishforum.ch/items-sa...m-1-8-zrh.html
Obvious if you think about it - but how did they carry-over the rep.?
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Old 09.02.2019, 22:18
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Obvious if you think about it - but how did they carry-over the rep.?
Same account, just different name.
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Who's next, st3lemans?
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Old 09.02.2019, 22:31
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Re: Change of user name

But Richdog had such adorable connotations, despite his ahole personality:
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Old 09.02.2019, 22:45
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I notice a member of 10 years standing has recently changed his user name! Whats that about?
Maybe he lost his virginity and thought it would be a good moment to make a new start.
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Old 09.02.2019, 22:47
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But Richdog had such adorable connotations, despite his ahole personality:
And he chose a very ‘interesting’ name to replace it with.

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Old 09.02.2019, 22:48
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Re: Change of user name

how many chuffs per chuff?
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Old 09.02.2019, 22:51
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how many chuffs per chuff?
That's a little saucy Odile
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Old 09.02.2019, 22:54
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Re: Change of user name

yeah, but ...

best example to illustrate, as it were

Whole thing is just bizarre- surely changing name would normally be to change identity.
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Old 09.02.2019, 22:55
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Re: Change of user name

It would seem that members who want to change their name can send a PM to Editor Bob, and if the request is reasonable, he makes the change.

Examples I know about:
  • A person registered with a real name or variation thereof (this sort of applies to the user in question)
  • A person uses the same name across multiple sites and now realizes that's maybe not the best idea.

I don't know why the user requested the change, but it was granted. You all know who it is now, so please respect the user's wishes and use the new name and not the old one to help respect his privacy.
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Old 09.02.2019, 23:00
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It would seem that members who want to change their name can send a PM to Editor Bob, and if the request is reasonable, he makes the change.

Examples I know about:
  • A person registered with a real name or variation thereof (this sort of applies to the user in question)
  • A person uses the same name across multiple sites and now realizes that's maybe not the best idea.

I don't know why the user requested the change, but it was granted. You all know who it is now, so please respect the user's wishes and use the new name and not the old one to help respect his privacy.
Now I realise that ZuriRollt was a good idea, although I had no clue at the time. Was just in the mind-set that Zürich was a great place to be in at that time, and it fit (and I'm invisable).
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Old 09.02.2019, 23:01
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Whole thing is just bizarre- surely changing name would normally be to change identity.
Perhaps he changed his gender ?
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Old 09.02.2019, 23:05
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Perhaps he changed his gender ?
Then that would be their business and not ours
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Old 09.02.2019, 23:28
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yeah, but ...

best example to illustrate, as it were

Whole thing is just bizarre- surely changing name would normally be to change identity.
I believe that the old name contained part of his real name.
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