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#1 Ran Yakumo

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Posted 12 September 2011 - 02:08 AM

so, I went to change my name to Ran Yakumo and

apparently I can't because there's a space?

how long has this been a thing we couldn't do and

why is it now a thing we can't do?
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#2 Kalidor

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Posted 12 September 2011 - 03:48 PM

Try it now.

Heads up though -- the number of times someone can change their name per period of time is going to be drastically reduced in the coming update.

It is one of our most 'complained about' features and was only intended to be used sparingly.

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Posted 12 September 2011 - 04:34 PM

Aw maaaaan!

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#4 Ran Yakumo

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Posted 12 September 2011 - 11:15 PM

QUOTE(Kalidor @ Sep 12 2011, 04:48 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Try it now.

Heads up though -- the number of times someone can change their name per period of time is going to be drastically reduced in the coming update.

It is one of our most 'complained about' features and was only intended to be used sparingly.

excellent, thanks :>

and no worries, I'm used to having to wait large amounts of time for name changes :P
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#5 Destron D-69

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Posted 22 September 2011 - 04:16 PM

I'm wondering where my Uppercase Ds went... would be nice to get my - dash back too... but progress is progress and if them's the brakes them's the brakes
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#6 Kalidor

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Posted 23 September 2011 - 10:54 AM

Don't say I never gave you anything.

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Posted 23 September 2011 - 02:28 PM

icon-fire.gif I'm the last person who would ever say that. Thanks Kal, I have no idea why it wouldn't work for me when I de-ponied
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#8 TheMightyMollusk

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Posted 23 September 2011 - 03:34 PM

Spaces are for chumps.

#9 Ironbite

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Posted 24 September 2011 - 11:05 PM

QUOTE(Kalidor @ Sep 23 2011, 08:54 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Don't say I never gave you anything.


You never gave me anything though.

Ironbite-mostly cause you're Chaotic Evil.

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#10 Kalidor

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Posted 25 September 2011 - 12:38 PM

Umbrage sir.

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#11 Ironbite

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Posted 26 September 2011 - 02:54 AM

Oh. My mistake.

Ironbite-still.....YOU'VE GIVEN ME NOTHING!

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Posted 26 September 2011 - 08:21 AM

QUOTE(Kalidor @ Sep 12 2011, 03:48 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Try it now.

Heads up though -- the number of times someone can change their name per period of time is going to be drastically reduced in the coming update.

It is one of our most 'complained about' features and was only intended to be used sparingly.


Is there an easy way to backtrack who is who? That's why it irks me: I understand that there are good reasons (besides fads icon-waspy.gif) to change your screen name. Problem is when we get a big fad and suddenly half the board has new names, avatars, and signatures. icon-megs.gif While some people tend to stay on theme at least so that new and old names are kind of obvious, it is so tedious having to check people's profiles.

QUOTE(Kalidor @ Sep 25 2011, 12:38 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Umbrage sir.

Kalidor is Neutral Evil


Didn't they drop that alignment? Neutrality always seemed like a farce (the smart choice, but a farce icon-arcee.gif ). I preferred systems like GURPS anyway where those kind of behaviors and dictated by Disadvantage choices. That way I can be a Charitable character with a strong Sense of Duty towards others... except for the whole Murder Addiction. icon-fire.gif

Edited by Otaku, 26 September 2011 - 08:23 AM.

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#13 Esser-Z

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Posted 26 September 2011 - 02:44 PM

They combined it with Lawful Evil, into just Evil, but nobody pays attention to the modified alignment system, at least that I've ever played with or spoken to.

#14 TheMightyMollusk

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Posted 26 September 2011 - 03:43 PM

Pft, everyone knows drow are all Chaotic Good rebels fighting against their evil society. And they all dual-wield scimitars.

#15 Ironbite

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Posted 27 September 2011 - 02:36 PM

Scimitars that sometimes glow in the presence of demons

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#16 ▲ndrusi

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Posted 27 September 2011 - 03:46 PM

QUOTE(Otaku @ Sep 26 2011, 09:21 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Is there an easy way to backtrack who is who? That's why it irks me: I understand that there are good reasons (besides fads icon-waspy.gif) to change your screen name. Problem is when we get a big fad and suddenly half the board has new names, avatars, and signatures. icon-megs.gif While some people tend to stay on theme at least so that new and old names are kind of obvious, it is so tedious having to check people's profiles.

Building on this, is there any chance that the "Member's Display Name History" item from the profile could be added to the drop-down menu that appears when you click on someone's username? Saving that one step would make it a lot easier to deal with, I think.

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