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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?
 

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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.
 

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dice said:
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.
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.
 

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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.
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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
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Ryukouki said:
Hmmm... my name change was quite a while ago...

@Lightning... I must know one of your forum identities, I can't picture you though
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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
 

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Lightning said:
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
Oo~, so you're Dark Langin...and here was me, wondering where you'd gone
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You saw nothing
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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.
 

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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
 

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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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