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Response to New Username Standards Sep. 9th, 2006 @ 02:37 PM Reply

At 9/9/06 02:19 PM, charIotte wrote: as well as rae for my other account (rae-).

hey i remember that avatar

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Response to New Username Standards Sep. 9th, 2006 @ 02:42 PM Reply

I would like to be Cancer please. :D

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Response to New Username Standards Sep. 9th, 2006 @ 02:43 PM Reply

Wow, THAT was unexpected.


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Response to New Username Standards Sep. 9th, 2006 @ 02:44 PM Reply

Can I have snare since the other snare hasent got any posts or flash

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Response to New Username Standards Sep. 9th, 2006 @ 02:46 PM Reply

Whew, luckily this will not be affecting me.

Life is gewd.

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Response to New Username Standards Sep. 9th, 2006 @ 02:47 PM Reply

At 9/9/06 01:47 PM, TomFulp wrote: Small steps... All these changes are groundwork for bigger things!

Come on Tom. You can tell us more than that.


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Response to New Username Standards Sep. 9th, 2006 @ 02:47 PM Reply

At 9/9/06 02:20 PM, SlipperyMooseCakes wrote: What happens to the Inactive people that you take the name from? Do you change it to something else, delete it? And if so what do you change it too. I know you're busy and all but just curious.

I'm glad you did this though, I hated the - and the __ names.

I have been changing their names, adding numbers to the end... But I should really just delete them and clean things up. :)


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Response to New Username Standards Sep. 9th, 2006 @ 02:47 PM Reply

Any accounts that are inactive for over a year (the really crappy accounts) should be auto-deleted.

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Response to New Username Standards Sep. 9th, 2006 @ 02:48 PM Reply

lol that really sucks for me.....


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Response to New Username Standards Sep. 9th, 2006 @ 02:49 PM Reply

Hey Tom, did you miss my PM? If so, then it was about if my alias Bahamut- (an alt is holding it right now) could be changed to Bahamut. If so, then I'd be very happy :)


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Response to New Username Standards Sep. 9th, 2006 @ 02:49 PM Reply

At 9/9/06 02:48 PM, Momo_the_Monkey wrote: lol that really sucks for me.....

Momo-the-Monkey would look better if you ask me, why don't you just request that? :P

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Response to New Username Standards Sep. 9th, 2006 @ 02:51 PM Reply

At 9/9/06 02:49 PM, Paradox wrote:
At 9/9/06 02:48 PM, Momo_the_Monkey wrote: lol that really sucks for me.....
Momo-the-Monkey would look better if you ask me, why don't you just request that? :P

what, i can't change it myself? I'll keep it here for now....but it will change later....

So please no changy just yet k? :)


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Response to New Username Standards Sep. 9th, 2006 @ 02:53 PM Reply

At 9/9/06 02:51 PM, Momo_the_Monkey wrote: what, i can't change it myself?

Oh yeah, I forgot that you could change your own name with the confusion of Tom deleting other users to make room for users who need legitimate names. :P

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Response to New Username Standards Sep. 9th, 2006 @ 02:54 PM Reply

thanks Tom :D

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Response to New Username Standards Sep. 9th, 2006 @ 02:56 PM Reply

The underscore gets retired


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Response to New Username Standards Sep. 9th, 2006 @ 02:57 PM Reply

You're really keeping on the ball with the username thing. It took not even 5 minutes for the alias switch.

Thanks!


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Response to New Username Standards Sep. 9th, 2006 @ 02:59 PM Reply

Sounds good tom.


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Response to New Username Standards Sep. 9th, 2006 @ 03:00 PM Reply

At 9/9/06 02:47 PM, TomFulp wrote:
At 9/9/06 02:20 PM, SlipperyMooseCakes wrote: What happens to the Inactive people that you take the name from? Do you change it to something else, delete it? And if so what do you change it too. I know you're busy and all but just curious.

I'm glad you did this though, I hated the - and the __ names.
I have been changing their names, adding numbers to the end... But I should really just delete them and clean things up. :)

Hmm, then will ultimately will this lead to the cleaning up of NG members. Like after 3 months if the person doesn't sign in they're listed as inactive. Or, if they are inactive after a year, they lose the rights to their name and it's up for grab and their name is replaced with a number starting at 0000001 and then so on and so fourth. It would be alot of work but I think it would be awesome to see all the actual active members there are on NG and not just alts and inactives.

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Response to New Username Standards Sep. 9th, 2006 @ 03:00 PM Reply

When I first joined ng, my solution was to put 1337 in my name :P. Then I got used to it, and a lot of people know me as 'ch33ks'. So I just kept it XD. I think this is a good idea, but It would be even better if the inactive members who stole our names were deleted. Or are the names just disabled?

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Response to New Username Standards Sep. 9th, 2006 @ 03:00 PM Reply

At 9/9/06 02:56 PM, Afro-Ninja wrote: The underscore gets retired

_ is so much better than - though :(
wonder how long it'l take for people to over use the other characters at the start and end of their user names...

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Response to New Username Standards Sep. 9th, 2006 @ 03:00 PM Reply

At 9/9/06 02:53 PM, Paradox wrote:
At 9/9/06 02:51 PM, Momo_the_Monkey wrote: what, i can't change it myself?
Oh yeah, I forgot that you could change your own name with the confusion of Tom deleting other users to make room for users who need legitimate names. :P

Lol but until the time that I don't want "-" comes Tom..... Momo-the-Monkey will do....


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Response to New Username Standards Sep. 9th, 2006 @ 03:01 PM Reply

Oh no, I forgot. I have an order of stickers that are going to be credited to my account. If I change it then how will I be credited?


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Response to New Username Standards Sep. 9th, 2006 @ 03:02 PM Reply

God has been requested a few times, I have decided not to release it. It's too powerful a name for any mere mortal.

Jesus-Christ did manage to get Jesus, though.

The requests are a constant stream... It will be interesting to query the DB tonight and see how many names are now valid. Before making the change, here is what we were up against:

74: users with --
156: users with __
1176: users that start with -
1251: users that end with -
528: users that start with _
738: users that end with _
187,142: users with _

The underscore is the real killer... If we only had to remove leading and trailing dashes, this would be much easier. :)


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Response to New Username Standards Sep. 9th, 2006 @ 03:03 PM Reply

poorsniper....bleh....:((

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Response to New Username Standards Sep. 9th, 2006 @ 03:03 PM Reply

At 9/9/06 03:02 PM, TomFulp wrote: God has been requested a few times, I have decided not to release it. It's too powerful a name for any mere mortal.

I see you just received my PM. :P


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Response to New Username Standards Sep. 9th, 2006 @ 03:03 PM Reply

At 9/9/06 03:02 PM, TomFulp wrote: The underscore is the real killer... If we only had to remove leading and trailing dashes, this would be much easier. :)

So why can't you just remove the dashes? What did underscores ever do to you?


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Response to New Username Standards Sep. 9th, 2006 @ 03:03 PM Reply

At 9/9/06 03:01 PM, The_Freak_Child wrote: Oh no, I forgot. I have an order of stickers that are going to be credited to my account. If I change it then how will I be credited?

PM Wade and notify him of the change.


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Response to New Username Standards Sep. 9th, 2006 @ 03:04 PM Reply

At 9/9/06 03:02 PM, TomFulp wrote: God has been requested a few times, I have decided not to release it. It's too powerful a name for any mere mortal.

Jesus-Christ did manage to get Jesus, though.

The requests are a constant stream... It will be interesting to query the DB tonight and see how many names are now valid. Before making the change, here is what we were up against:

74: users with --
156: users with __
1176: users that start with -
1251: users that end with -
528: users that start with _
738: users that end with _
187,142: users with _

The underscore is the real killer... If we only had to remove leading and trailing dashes, this would be much easier. :)

Oh wow...That's a lot of freakin people..... Have fun with the ;)

I'm still wondering why you're changing it.....but I can see it's for the good of all....

At 9/9/06 03:01 PM, The_Freak_Child wrote: Oh no, I forgot. I have an order of stickers that are going to be credited to my account. If I change it then how will I be credited?

It's the same account, just a different name....so your account will still be credited.


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Response to New Username Standards Sep. 9th, 2006 @ 03:04 PM Reply

At 9/9/06 03:02 PM, TomFulp wrote: God has been requested a few times, I have decided not to release it. It's too powerful a name for any mere mortal.

Jesus-Christ did manage to get Jesus, though.

i hope you dont go biblical on my ass and remvoe my "Lord"!