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Should Username change be Allowed? (Page 5)

Poll Question: Should we allow members to change their username?

Poll Choice Votes Poll Statistics
17 [4.35%]
68 [17.39%]
49 [12.53%]
257 [65.73%]
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Yahoo2 IF-Dazzler

Joined: 06 April 2007
Posts: 4468

Posted: 01 October 2008 at 4:34pm | IP Logged
Yes. It will be fun changing everyday!

-Jwalamukhi- IF-Stunnerz

Joined: 21 February 2007
Posts: 27006

Posted: 01 October 2008 at 4:55pm | IP Logged
I voted for every 6 months but I think it is not a great idea, I don't know why, but yea, it's not that good of an idea. I think you should keep it every 6 months but a limit of how many times they can change thier username. So that every time they change thier username, a count is placed that keeps on lowering the number of username changes they have done.
I hope I didn't confuse anyone....
Tani91 IF-Sizzlerz

Joined: 30 December 2004
Posts: 23527

Posted: 01 October 2008 at 4:57pm | IP Logged
I think 6 month time frame seems like a great idea
ShaFiLICIOUS IF-Stunnerz

Joined: 25 November 2005
Posts: 43750

Posted: 01 October 2008 at 5:12pm | IP Logged
i think it should be allowed! But it might be too confusing to recognized who is who and it will take a while but im sure we will know who is who!
mittijalebi IF-Rockerz

Joined: 08 May 2006
Posts: 5734

Posted: 01 October 2008 at 6:03pm | IP Logged
why does one need to change their username........and that too every 6 months.  if anything it should be approved by the admin and one should be allowed to change their name only once.  any more than that is really unnecessary. 
plus this poll seems useless.  same person can vote multiple times.
kmishra IF-Dazzler

Joined: 22 July 2007
Posts: 2652

Posted: 01 October 2008 at 6:23pm | IP Logged
I want to change mine but at the same time I don't think it is a good idea. It'll cause a lot of confusion.
tulipbaby53 IF-Stunnerz

BollyCurry Buzzer
Joined: 25 October 2007
Posts: 44383

Posted: 01 October 2008 at 6:24pm | IP Logged
I don't think they should be allowed because it's really confusing then! You get used to talking to people on here by their screen name, and if it's different it's like you're talking to a different person. There's no way to verify besides taking the person's word that they were the same person you talked to before, but only a new screen name.
Hope that makes sense! LOL
OodlesDoodles IF-Veteran Member

Joined: 14 September 2004
Posts: 17211

Posted: 01 October 2008 at 6:24pm | IP Logged
changing user name and that to at regular intervals hmm

i don't think that usernames must be changed at regular intervals...if there is a need then it can be after 6 months but just so u can support an actor as now ur crush list has changed can cause problems ...especially if you are part of the dev team.or want to become a keep track of who is the DT of the section can become difficult or knowing if this was the username that was giving us problems... unless u have a database where we can look up the changes ..because even if it needs to be approved by GM/admin we may not be aware that this person's history.

I know most people want to be discreet when they join the forum and later they want to have their name as username and i think that;s fine or else if you have not changed for ages so ya they can change

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