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Old 20.09.2015, 23:37
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Hi guys,

Is it possible to change my username? (to just "monica" ?)

Or do I have to delete my current account and start again?

thanks in advance for your answer(s).
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Old 20.09.2015, 23:40
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Hi guys,

Is it possible to change my username? (to just "monica" ?)

Or do I have to delete my current account and start again?

thanks in advance for your answer(s).
There is already a "monica" here.
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Old 20.09.2015, 23:57
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Re: Change Username

aha, okay, and if I came up with a more original name?

would that be okay to change into a new username?
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Old 21.09.2015, 07:28
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Re: Change Username

Theo got the ol' Spanish archer, then?
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Old 21.09.2015, 07:44
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aha, okay, and if I came up with a more original name?

would that be okay to change into a new username?
theomonica is actually a very original name. there is only one of EF.
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Old 21.09.2015, 08:05
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Re: Change Username

People have changed their user names before now.
A mod will be able to help you.
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Old 21.09.2015, 08:06
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Re: Change Username

Does Theomonica stand for "The Other Monica"?
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Old 21.09.2015, 08:51
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Does Theomonica stand for "The Other Monica"?
I guess that Theo has gone and Monica wants a clean break.
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Old 21.09.2015, 10:14
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Re: Change Username

I would recommend choosing a user name which is totally unrelated to your real life name.
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Old 21.09.2015, 10:24
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I would recommend choosing a user name which is totally unrelated to your real life name.
While I was Modding on here, I used to spend quite a bit of time PMing new members who used their full real name as their User Name. It seemed so harmless to them at the time. The trouble is that if they feel the need to have it changed later, the User Name as 'author' of all their old posts changes too, but the quoted ones retain their old name within the quote. So anyone who really wants to dig around, can do so. (Or maybe people trip over the real name by accident)
J. Marple was, I think, one of the ones I suggested change hers.. want to know more...?
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Old 21.09.2015, 10:27
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Re: Change Username

I would suggest to use your real photo for avatar with surname but make sure you spell it backwards so that no one will ever recognize you on public forum
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Old 21.09.2015, 10:33
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Yes, it's possible in these circumstances to change a user name. Please use the Contact Us link at the bottom of the page to send a message to the moderators with either a completely unique name or if you can't work out how to find one then a choice of three that we can try.

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Theo got the ol' Spanish archer, then?
hahaha nope (actually I don't even now what that means :-)

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theomonica is actually a very original name. there is only one of EF.
I guess that's true :-)

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Does Theomonica stand for "The Other Monica"?
Hey, that's a good idea actually...hmmm....

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I guess that Theo has gone and Monica wants a clean break.
Almost correct ;-)

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Old 21.09.2015, 11:07
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While I was Modding on here, I used to spend quite a bit of time PMing new members who used their full real name as their User Name. It seemed so harmless to them at the time. The trouble is that if they feel the need to have it changed later, the User Name as 'author' of all their old posts changes too, but the quoted ones retain their old name within the quote. So anyone who really wants to dig around, can do so. (Or maybe people trip over the real name by mistake)
J. Marple was, I think, one of the ones I suggested change hers.. want to know more...?
Yeah...I should have thought about a username more carefully. I'll think up something original, yet professional?
So no fairies, rainbow & crystals ...darn it!

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Thank you so much, will do.
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Old 21.09.2015, 12:24
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Yeah, it's done!

Thank you :-)
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Old 21.09.2015, 12:28
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Yeah, it's done!

Thank you :-)
Well done. Welcome to the EF, Mrs Monica Ogalag. Is that really you in avatar?
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Old 21.09.2015, 13:17
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hahaha nope (actually I don't even now what that means :-)
http://www.urbandictionary.com/defin...spanish+archer
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Yeah, it's done!

Thank you :-)
What's the point?

Everyone knows that your real name is Monica
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