1. gamesquest1

    gamesquest1 Nabnut
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    wow i would have expected a more refined name change system seems like some janky website name change system that just breaks a ton of stuff.......but then again sony do have a track record of really poor implementation of stuff then it comes to the playstation brand
     
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  2. LunaWofl

    LunaWofl Tyrant R. of ye olde Prinny Squad
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    It's nice that this is finally a thing but holy heck, some of the risks with this are just absurd. May lose stuff you've payed for? Seriously?
    As much as I understand people regretting past names, it's completely absurd.
    You'd have to be a complete moron to change it as is now .-.

    So I did;
    [​IMG]
    And, oh boy oh boy, that soup-crazy suggestion sure was tempting.
    Keep up them classy suggestions sony :creep:
     
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  3. GhostLatte

    GhostLatte GBAtemp's Official Van Master™
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    Time to make mine GetInTheVan69!
     
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  4. cots

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    Yeah, I'm totally going to change my nickname on PSN allowing some of my games I purchased to stop working correctly. *handpalm*
     
  5. Supster131

    Supster131 (づ。◕‿‿◕。)づ *:・゚✧
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    Finally, I've been wanting this for years, let's go!...
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    are you fucking serious?
     
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  6. yukivulpes

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    And they likely won't fix it for PS3 users so lol whatever, but yeah means there's some poorly coded stuff out there lmao
     
  7. CrisFTW

    CrisFTW GBAtemp Maniac
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    Who cares about the PS3. We all waited for this day to come. Setting up for that PS5 with a brand new ID is needed
     
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  8. duwen

    duwen Old Man Yoshi
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    That's actually where the nickname originated from - I spent a fair bit of time in the Netherlands in the 90's... my GF at the time would always try to pull doors open clearly marked 'duwen', so I'd drum it in by muttering 'duwen' everytime she went to open a door... eventually she just started calling me duwen to try to make me stop.
    I've been using it as one of my online usernames (mainly for gaming related stuff, since gaming is all about pushing buttons) since back then.
    [​IMG]
    ...good job I didn't spend that time in France - I can't imagine 'poussez' working out quite the same.
     
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  9. Arras

    Arras GBAtemp Guru
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    Hm. I wanted to change mine, but every sane variation on Arras is pretty much already taken, so unless I want to start adding three underscores (one and two were also taken), maybe I'll just have to deal with my old ID. It's a little closer to my real name than I would have liked, but it is a simple 6-character ID with no numbers, special symbols or qualifiers added to it, which is rare on PSN.
     
  10. geodeath

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    Why are people so excited about this feature? The outcry i have seen through the years is immense. I mean, i get that some people might want to change their ids... but the level of noise seems unreasonably high for such a feature?
     
  11. duwen

    duwen Old Man Yoshi
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    Probably because it was a standard (and well used) feature on Microsoft consoles.
     
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  12. ut2k4master

    ut2k4master Lord Tourettes
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    numbers were definitely not needed. when did you create your psn id?
     
  13. GhostLatte

    GhostLatte GBAtemp's Official Van Master™
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    You can also use a hyphen at the end.
     
  14. CrisFTW

    CrisFTW GBAtemp Maniac
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    My main account had my full name. This was 10 years agos when i didn't think much of online until i grew up to notice how embarrassing it is
     
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  15. Arras

    Arras GBAtemp Guru
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    Also taken unless I added three of them. Even Arras_- and Arras-_ were taken, so it might just treat _ and - as the same character for purposes of checking whether a name is taken.
     
  16. Sakitoshi

    Sakitoshi GBAtemp Official Lolimaster
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    a couple months before the massive hack and outage. I think I created it on a ps3, but maybe it was on a psp.
    the thing is that it requested me to add at least a character that wasn't a letter. maybe it was a temporal restriction, because, now that I remember, I did create a japanese account later that has only letters.

    EDIT: maybe it was to make it different from my email as a measure of protection, IDK.
     
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  17. dimmidice

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    Hah, if you ever need a different one go with "Trekken" (pull) :D
     
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  18. Logan97

    Logan97 G.B.A.T.e.m.p T.e.m.p.l.a.r K.n.i.g.h.t
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    Well ever since I changed my name, I haven't notice any add on content or games I've purchased disappeared so I'll just say Sony good job for now but I'm not done yet.. They still need to fix the PS store crashing out every 5 to 10 mintues when your on the app to long or when your MIA.
     
  19. Vivisector

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    I've heard its because you have a unique integer tied to your account but most games still tied your purchases, savedata, and accounts to your plaintext account name. Sony should have prevented this but they didn't and now we're seeing the issues with it.

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    Its because a lot of us were cringey middleschoolers when we created out accounts. Also if you're trans or have changed your name for another reason you might have a big reason to change your account ID if it has now outdated name/gender identifiers.
     
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  20. k3rizz3k

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    My friend at work already got his first email about name change. Not requested by him. Let's see how much this happens.
     
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