Username history?

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Dec 1, 2010

Username history? by ProtoKun7 at 3:34 PM (2,548 Views / 0 Likes) 34 replies

  1. ProtoKun7
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    For people that still get usernames changed, might it be plausible to have an accessible history of their former username(s), in case we don't know who they are or for some other reason? Maybe available through the personal portal or the classic-style page.

    If so, I suspect that it probably won't be able to keep records of changes that have happened before it; correct?
     


  2. Langin

    Member Langin GBAtemp's kpop addict

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    Lol my former usernames....

    xD that is gonna be a list
     
  3. dice

    Former Staff dice pansy-ass ex-staff member

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    It should be for that member to ensure that everyone else is aware of who they used to be. If you can't find a particular member blame that person.

    If you don't want to be forgotten do the above or don't chance your name.

    My opinion.
     
  4. shaunj66

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    Plus we don't really allow username changes so we shouldn't encourage it with such a system. Don't get me wrong it's a good idea, proto. But as we don't allow username changes unless for specific cases, there's no need for it.
     
  5. Crystal the Glaceon

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    This seems like a good idea, it would come in handy with some members (looking at you Lightning) Who change their names way too often.
     
  6. shlong

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    It's a good idea in my opinion. Useful for cases like JetKun=>Jet™=>Tigris...
     
  7. ProtoKun7
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    Yeah, it was the current policy on usernames that had me doubting it, but I'd imagine that the feature itself could still be useful.

    Still on the plate if you change your mind in future. [​IMG]
     
  8. Ryukouki

    Member Ryukouki See you later, guys.

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    Hmmm... my name change was quite a while ago...

    @Lightning... I must know one of your forum identities, I can't picture you though [​IMG]
     
  9. Langin

    Member Langin GBAtemp's kpop addict

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    here are some of my former names I can remember:

    Langin
    Brawler
    Goes on and on
    Kakashi Sensei
    Shadow TH
    Shadow
    Brawler
    Langin
    Dark Langin
    Lightning

    I believe still I have left 4/5 names xD
     
  10. ProtoKun7
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    Lightning/Dark Langin/Brawler/probably some other stuff.

    lolninja'd.

    Ryukouki: So who were you before?
     
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    Freezer

    Liz


    Lisa


    Thats all [​IMG]
     
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    Member Langin GBAtemp's kpop addict

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    I remember that my previous username was edge199715.
    I cant remember why i even kept it that.
     
  15. shlong

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    You saw nothing [​IMG]
     
  16. Devin

    Member Devin "Local Hardware Wizard"

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    I have only changed mine once....

    I think this would be a good idea with people like Tigris, or whatever he's called now.
     
  17. ProtoKun7
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    FAST: I'm aware of that thread, though it's not updated much, and there are many that don't get mentioned now.
     
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    I'd rather make a wiki page.
    Anyone can edit that, so nobody would need to keep track of the name changes.

    Name history is a standard feature of IPBv3 btw, but probably not on v2.3
     
  20. dinofan01

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    I have to admit this would be nice. Some ppl im absolutely clueless who they really are. I think it should be courtesy to put "formerly blah blah blah" in your sig or user tag if you change your name.
     

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