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Response to New Username Standards 2006-09-09 12:35:53 Reply

Holy! That was FAST!
Thanks Tom!

If you didn't notice, my username is now DarkMana rather than Dark-Mana XD

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Response to New Username Standards 2006-09-09 12:36:12 Reply

At 9/9/06 12:10 PM, Lost_Chances wrote: Are you hopefully going to clean the website of members who sign up and do absolutely nothing?

We have, in the past, removed accounts from users who signed up and never did anything after their sign-up date. We will probably do more pruning in the future. Right now, I am re-allocating the names of users who never did anything after joining NG.


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Response to New Username Standards 2006-09-09 12:36:45 Reply

Why?


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Response to New Username Standards 2006-09-09 12:36:58 Reply

I guess I have to change it now......
:'(


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Response to New Username Standards 2006-09-09 12:38:06 Reply

At 9/9/06 12:14 PM, arab_freak wrote: May I ask WHY?

I like being arab_freak. I don't think changing my name to arabfreak will do justice. Why have hyphens and underscores removed? I want to stay as arab_freak, I think I have the right to have it that way.

Be arab-freak and GET OVER IT. It's not the end of the world, and the benefits to everyone conforming to a cleaner method are far more rewarding than an underscore.


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Response to New Username Standards 2006-09-09 12:39:22 Reply

why?

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Response to New Username Standards 2006-09-09 12:39:39 Reply

find the person that has the name Evan, because they have no BBS posts and no movies or games. And I want that name.

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Response to New Username Standards 2006-09-09 12:39:48 Reply

At 9/9/06 12:38 PM, Stamper wrote: Be arab-freak and GET OVER IT. It's not the end of the world, and the benefits to everyone conforming to a cleaner method are far more rewarding than an underscore.

I agree. Underscores are ugly >:(


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Response to New Username Standards 2006-09-09 12:40:02 Reply

Just a small question about the force changing. Are you going to replace the underscores in names with hyphens, or will you just remove the underscore flat out?

(can I be special and keep my underscore, pretty please with sugar on top)

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Response to New Username Standards 2006-09-09 12:41:01 Reply

Ah well. I sent you a PM.

I'll start thinking of some alternative names if you don't want to delete that inactive "miniman" account

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Response to New Username Standards 2006-09-09 12:41:05 Reply

Is this name ok now?


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Response to New Username Standards 2006-09-09 12:42:12 Reply

But Why? Why are you making these new name requirements??? So what if other sites use them newgrounds isn't those other sites.

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Response to New Username Standards 2006-09-09 12:43:11 Reply

At 9/9/06 12:38 PM, Stamper wrote: Be arab-freak and GET OVER IT. It's not the end of the world, and the benefits to everyone conforming to a cleaner method are far more rewarding than an underscore.

Lol, i suppose :D.I just noticed, but how come you don't have shiny writing Stamper?

Get pink writing :D.

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Response to New Username Standards 2006-09-09 12:43:52 Reply

At 9/9/06 12:29 PM, BobbyJenkins wrote: I feel dirty :(

I heard douchebags help with that. ; )

Also, I'm glad I changed my name to ZombieSquirrel from Zombie_Squirrel.

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Response to New Username Standards 2006-09-09 12:44:43 Reply

At 9/9/06 12:07 PM, TomFulp wrote:
Names can also no longer include underscores, so both names such as "Super_Joe" or "_SuperJoe_" are no longer valid.

Are you kidding me?! I always have my name. People recognizes me as Dark_Volcano_Sam, and you are saying that I should change my name? My name is always displayed in some sites, like Sheezyart.

Okay, I will change my name, but you are not the boss of my life!


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Response to New Username Standards 2006-09-09 12:47:15 Reply

No underscores? I could see your hyphen rule, but underscores are as traditional to the internet as spaces. If you don't allow spaces, you have to allow underscores.

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Response to New Username Standards 2006-09-09 12:47:57 Reply

I ain't mad, because my alias has never had an underscore in it.

But I did have to change my emergency name-holding alt Slash_Firestorm to SlashFirestorm23. Ah, well. If this change will make things easier, it's for the best.


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Response to New Username Standards 2006-09-09 12:48:09 Reply

But I love being last on the user list all the time.
Plus, "Owsley" is already taken.
I've never even seen that dude before.

:(

PM sent. I'll think of something if I can't be helped.

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Response to New Username Standards 2006-09-09 12:48:22 Reply

agggh FatherTime is already taken now I'm stuck with Father-Time which I think looks stupid.

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Response to New Username Standards 2006-09-09 12:50:01 Reply

Good.


You know what would be really neat? These things actually being noticeable.

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Response to New Username Standards 2006-09-09 12:50:40 Reply

I sent you a PM. I wanna be regular Evan. Pleeeeease =[

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Response to New Username Standards 2006-09-09 12:50:50 Reply

:D Thank you!

I've been wanting to have miniman as my name for years.

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Response to New Username Standards 2006-09-09 12:52:34 Reply

I can undrstand the no hyphens on the ends thing, but why no underscores?

...oh well.
I shouldn't care. I like being LostFox. No hyphens or underscores.


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Response to New Username Standards 2006-09-09 12:53:14 Reply

I works! It finally works! Thanks Tom! Thank you for everything!

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Response to New Username Standards 2006-09-09 12:54:25 Reply

Woo! After the name change, I was motivated to make a new sig, and it rocks.

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Response to New Username Standards 2006-09-09 12:55:08 Reply

At 9/9/06 12:07 PM, TomFulp wrote: Names can also no longer include underscores, so both names such as "Super_Joe" or "_SuperJoe_" are no longer valid.

Damn, I have to change my name which I've had for nearly my whole time here.


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Response to New Username Standards 2006-09-09 12:56:08 Reply

At 9/9/06 12:53 PM, Scribble wrote:
If the name is in white, it means it doesn't have a profile.
If the person doesn't have a profile, it most likely means they're inactive.

SCORE!
Owsley's is white.
Does this mean I have a good chance of getting my rightful name?

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Response to New Username Standards 2006-09-09 12:56:30 Reply

At 9/9/06 12:40 PM, ornery_scotsman wrote: Just a small question about the force changing. Are you going to replace the underscores in names with hyphens, or will you just remove the underscore flat out?

(can I be special and keep my underscore, pretty please with sugar on top)

If the hyphenated name is available, most likely it will auto-convert to the hyphenated form.


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Response to New Username Standards 2006-09-09 12:58:16 Reply

Thanks for changin it

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Response to New Username Standards 2006-09-09 12:58:41 Reply

ok so i always wanted the name "christine"

and the person who has that name right now is completely inactive