1. petethepug

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    Just curious if its possible.
     
  2. Memoir

    Memoir Hi, I'm Cynical!
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    Yes. Yes it is.
     
  3. petethepug

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    However do you do it?
     
  4. Abu_Senpai

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    You can change it by PM-ing a Admin or mod
     
  5. Scarlet

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    The general response is unless you've a relatively major reason, or the change is only minor, no. But if it's something you're desperate for, try PMing the relevant staff member (you can check on the staff page).
     
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  6. godreborn

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    yeah, a friend of mine changed his. I might change mine to pinky to reflect the other site I'm a part of, but I like godreborn more. ;)
     
  7. petethepug

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    I will update my status here if anything changes, and go from there.
     
  8. Tom Bombadildo

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    PM a supervisor with your case, and they'll decide whether you can or not.

    Generally speaking, if you're a "well known" user with a lot of posts/generally "popular", usually changing your username isn't allowed. This is to avoid confusion on the forums from old posts and such. But it also depends on the supervisor.
     
  9. Adeka

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    usually they will let you change your name if you have a very few amount of posts or want to capitalize letters in your name
     
  10. godreborn

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    I don't know much about xenforo (though I did look in the admin cp briefly on another site), but if this was a vb site, it's very easy to change the name. it takes literally no time, so I think the issue is many people asking to change their name.
     
  11. Memoir

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    It varies from person to person. Had one tell me no because they weren't doing name changes anymore. One told me no because of my post count. The third did it no questions asked.
     
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  12. Issac

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    Contact a SUPERVISOR, not a moderator.

    And it all depends on reason, similarity to the old name, post count (aka how well known the user is) and so on.

    It's not a technical forum issue, it's because it would be confusing for everyone if people changed usernames all the time.
     
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    Yeah like is not already confusing for people who change their avatars all the time. :ninja:
     
  14. godreborn

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    I figured that was the reason based on my earlier post. I keep my avatar on both this site and psx-place so everyone knows it's me. fyi, I love pink floyd. ;)
     
  15. maorninja

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    Just curious, what's the difference?
     
  16. Issac

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    The supervisors have admin-like priveleges and tools. The moderators can moderate the forums and make small changes like changing some profile info (website link, location, and such stuff).
     
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  17. petethepug

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    Its alright, I decided I won't change it
    Thanks :P.
     
  18. PlatinumGamer

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    can someone please change my username to Gamerman5_? plese idk how to pm people so sorry if i bother anyone
     
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