Can someone tell me how I'd go about changing my account name please.

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  1. GunzOfNavarone
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    When I created an account on here a couple of weeks ago, I put my full name instead of a nickname, not realising it would act as my username, and it looks a bit daft.

    Can I request a name change please ?

    I've tried messaging admin but it says I don't have the privileges to do so, so thought I'd ask here.

    Thanks !
     


  2. Voxel

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    Hello Gavin,

    You should try PMing a supervisor, as well as perhaps trying to PM the other admin of the site.
    You can see a full list of the supervising and administrating staff from this list: http://gbatemp.net/staff/

    Hope this helps and good luck getting your name changed!
     
  3. GunzOfNavarone
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    Hi,

    Thanks for the help but when I try to do that, I get the following :

    Any ideas ?
     

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  4. TheVinAnator

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    I'll PM them to take a look at this thread :P!
     
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    Hmm, well I have heard of recent renovations to newcomers' accounts that do not let you have access to the PM feature until you have a certain number of posts. (10, I think? Maybe more.)

    Try leaving a message on their profile if all else fails. Alternatively, they will take a look at this thread and PM you themselves.
     
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    Well never mind about that Xenon just tagged him!
     
  8. GunzOfNavarone
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    Thanks for this !! I appreciate it.

    — Posts automatically merged - Please don't double post! —

    I was wondering whether it was something like this. - Thanks for clearing that up.
     
  9. T-hug

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    What nick would you like?
     
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    GunzOfNavarone if it's available. If not GunsOfNavarone or you can add 22 to the end of either.

    Thanks !
     
  11. raulpica

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    Looks like T-hug was here first :P
     
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    Oh snap, terminator Raulpica was slacking off? :O
    Get that head in the game, you want that promotion do ya? :creep:
    Next he will be doing your job, and you will be doing his, writing front page news, with pictures like spider man. :bortz2:
     
  13. raulpica

    raulpica With your drill, thrust to the sky!

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    Luckily enough I'm not always home :P

    I'm already killing the moderation charts :creep:
     
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  14. Sonic Angel Knight

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    You wear that medal of honor with pride. You make Captian america look like a scrub. You don't even need a shield, you don't even work for shield, but you might as well start with that reputation. Ahh marvel jokes. :)

    You gonna be all like "TEMPERS ASSEMBLE!":mthr:
     
  15. Melly Pix

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    Oh gosh, is it really possible to change old usernames?
    I made this account long ago with this username, but I really find it demeaning now that I've grown up.
    Is there any possible way change my username?
     
  16. Sonic Angel Knight

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    @raulpica :creep:

    Got a job to do.
     
  17. LeifEricson

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    Yes, typically by PM'ing a moderator. In this case OP is a new member and there's new PM restrictions apparently. Changed mine a few months back that way.

    EDIT: Of course, there's a mod right in this thread, so a mod should be easy to find....
     
  18. raulpica

    raulpica With your drill, thrust to the sky!

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    Sure, go ahead and request one.

    We can only do name-changes for people with a small number of posts, before everyone starts going crazy.
     
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    "Melly Pix" please :3
     
  20. Chary

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    So it'd be too late for me to, huh? ;O; jk i love my name