Any way to change your name on facebook?

Discussion in 'General Off-Topic Chat' started by RemixDeluxe, Oct 13, 2012.

  1. RemixDeluxe
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    RemixDeluxe GBAtemp Psycho!

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    I want to make an account on Facebook purely for gaming purposes. I want to have the same username I use here on the temp. However Facebook has a checker of sorts to see if your name is legit and obviously "RemixDeluxe" isnt a real name. Any way to bypass this?
     
  2. GamerzHell9137

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    Nope
     
  3. Arras

    Arras GBAtemp Guru

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    Use "Remix" as your first and "Deluxe" as a surname? You could also try to create an artist page at https://www.facebook...ages/create.php, it lets you enter any name you want, but I don't think you can actually use that as a normal account and it'll be public.
    Edit: I tried to use "Remixes" and "Deluxes" with email adress a@gmail.com (told me I had 110 friend requests xD) and it worked, so you're probably fine unless it checks for dictionary words.
     
  4. RemixDeluxe
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    RemixDeluxe GBAtemp Psycho!

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    Well thats the thing. The purpose to the account is to play games that are exclusive to Facebook so I dont want any social interaction at all with it. Also I tried the Remix first name and Deluxe last name and that didnt work.
     
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    In that case try Remixes Deluxes, that works. You probably can't use dictionary words.
     
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    Just as a heads up though, many of those facebook games are based around have a large group of friends to help you achieve stuff. Without them, you are going to be needing to make in-game purchases or suffer through very long waits.
     
  8. RemixDeluxe
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    RemixDeluxe GBAtemp Psycho!

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    Nope. I tried that already and I'm guessing you got accepted was cause of the "es" part of the first name.
     
  9. Vulpes Abnocto

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    Maybe. Or maybe they began filtering more thoroughly after I had made the account.
     
  10. Ergo

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    Remi is a real name so how about Remi Xdeluxe?
     
  11. Ammako

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    Just use John Smith.
     
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  12. soulx

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    Then just use a generic name like

    First name: John
    Last name: Doe

    If you aren't interacting with anyone, who cares about the name.