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Fair name changing
« on: December 11, 2017, 06:51:04 PM »
So how about to avoid spam, every weak you can get one letter changed in your user name but you have to make at least 1 post that weak with your current name.cmon, thats fair.
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Re: Fair name changing
« Reply #1 on: December 11, 2017, 07:51:16 PM »
That's about 4,000 times more complicated than the current system of "hey bob, can my name be changed to X?"

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Re: Fair name changing
« Reply #2 on: December 11, 2017, 08:14:11 PM »
ehh, I thought you would say that. but you dont have to do EVERYTHING.
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Re: Fair name changing
« Reply #3 on: December 11, 2017, 08:21:54 PM »
So how about to avoid spam, every weak you can get one letter changed in your user name but you have to make at least 1 post that weak with your current name.cmon, thats fair.

How is it avoiding spam if a member has to make a post just to change a letter in their username? It's encouraging spam. Not avoiding it.

Lets say I wanted to change my name from Fuertey to abcdefg. (same amount of letters). It would take me 7 weeks and 7 posts (which I would only make to be able to change my name) to do this. Or I could just message bob or a mod and ask them to change my name. This takes less than a minute and results in no spam posts.

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Re: Fair name changing
« Reply #4 on: December 13, 2017, 11:50:57 AM »
So how about to avoid spam, every weak you can get one letter changed in your user name but you have to make at least 1 post that weak with your current name.cmon, thats fair.
You know how long it would have taken me to change my name to Sargnarg the hardge harg? And I am the farstest thing alive, so that's saying something


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