Please delete my name from the forums please

Discussion in 'Site Discussions & Suggestions' started by Galactus, Aug 31, 2008.

Aug 31, 2008
  1. Galactus
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    Newcomer Galactus Member

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    Huge mistake sorry guys.
     


  2. da_head

    Member da_head A dying dream..

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    why? you don't like these forums? have we been scaring u?
     
  3. Gore

    Member Gore GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    Some mod already said that's a dupe, but I was looking for a way to delete my account a week or two ago too..
     
  4. xJonny

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    If someone suddenly becomes a celebrity or something they probably want their account baleted
     
  5. JPH

    Banned JPH Banned

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    The Staff will not remove your account. You can simply just stop posting here...
     
  6. da_head

    Member da_head A dying dream..

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    they're unable to? or not worth the effort?
     
  7. Sephi

    Member Sephi fool

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    They can, it's rather pointless though
     
  8. Costello

    Administrator Costello Headmaster

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    Well, we have to if we're asked.
    But we need to be 100% sure that the person asking is really the account owner, not just someone hijacking a session.
    And also we'd like to understand the reasons behind this. It's important to see what we've done to cause the departure of a member, so that we can prevent such a thing from happening again.
     
  9. fischju

    Member fischju Rehabilitated Jaywalker

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    Oh, I departed because Spikey is an ass, but you can hardly prevent that. *goes back to never being here again*
     
  10. JPH

    Banned JPH Banned

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  11. xJonny

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    Costello is right.
     
  12. Toni Plutonij

    Former Staff Toni Plutonij *has TrolleyDave & tiny p1ngy on moderating shelf!

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    Costello is always right....after all, he is the Headmaster...
     
  13. juggernaut911

    Member juggernaut911 GBAtemp Slut!

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    PIRATE Headmaster! get it right. maybe he wants to re register with the same email?

    you know you can just change your name?
     
  14. DeMoN

    Member DeMoN GBAtemp Guru

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    This would be true but the guy only has 3 posts. [​IMG]
     
  15. Raestloz

    Member Raestloz GBATemp's Lone Wolf

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    Maybe because of that "Just wanna say hell to all" typo accident [​IMG]

    Edit: Jumpan17 (I forgot, the admin who has spongebob as his avatar) told us that Galactus actually has 2 accounts, look for Galactus's introduction topic
     
  16. hdofu

    Member hdofu GBAtemp Regular

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    Oh they definitely can, they just choose not to.
     
  17. Ace Gunman

    Former Staff Ace Gunman ~••Lucky҉Shot••~

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    Whoa whoa whoa, since when? All of the other staff members, myself included, have been enforcing the "we don't delete accounts, but you're free to leave if you wish" policy.
     
  18. strata8

    Member strata8 Look! A pointless distraction!

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    That's right. I've never seen an account deleted, just renamed if the user has been inactive long enough...
     
  19. Costello

    Administrator Costello Headmaster

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    since we're hosted in France [​IMG]
    besides, the only times I was ever asked to delete accounts, I asked the guys why and the usual reply is "I don't want my name to appear". So the solution we found was to just rename the account to something random.
    But if the person really wants their account deleted, french laws force us to respect their wish. According to these, anyone is entitled to edit & delete their accounts from any computer database (as long as the database isn't a government service of course).
    However it is our role to make 100% sure that the person requesting the deletion is the actual account owner.
     
  20. Ace Gunman

    Former Staff Ace Gunman ~••Lucky҉Shot••~

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    Oh, well, good to know. [​IMG]
     

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