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« Reply #30 on: May 26, 2013, 05:53:32 AM »
I changed my signature? Does that mean anything?

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« Reply #31 on: May 26, 2013, 01:14:35 PM »
I changed my signature? Does that mean anything?
Who are you again?

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« Reply #32 on: May 27, 2013, 05:28:29 PM »
Signatures and avatars are fine with changing.  It's the name that matters here.  Please don't trivialize this with strawman points.

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« Reply #33 on: May 27, 2013, 10:02:36 PM »
(Strawman points?)

ANYWAY...

There should be a log on our profile that shows what names we have used before. That would be even better.
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« Reply #34 on: May 28, 2013, 02:21:32 AM »
Even then, there should be a limit.  3 months was mentioned earlier, and while I'm cool with it, I'm still more a fan of half a year.  Constantly changing stuff gets confusing, as we've seen in this thread.  While changing your avatar and signature is fine (akin to changing clothes in real life), changing your name shouldn't be done trivially (again, as in real life), as this is what people know you by.  More than your avi or siggy, this is your identity.  As such, changing it willy nilly tends to cause problems.

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« Reply #35 on: May 28, 2013, 03:02:09 AM »
Okay then I should just use my real name?

Nah, but Yes I do agree. sometimes I am actually gone a while and I come back and I don't know who anybody is anymore! It confuses the sh** out of me. That is why I am not really going to change my name.

I'll pick three names and I'll alternate between them.

I have A better Idea!

First, 3 month rule.

Next a 3 name rule. There can only be three names that you can choose from and will be asked for you to make the names when you first make your account or for veterans who are already here if/when that happens, are asked first thing when they log in.

It will then be locked in and every three months you may choose which of the three names to use and then you cannot change it again until the next 3 months.

First GREAT Idea I have actually thought of all year!!!!! :D I'm so happy.
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« Reply #36 on: May 28, 2013, 11:38:41 PM »
I dunno about the three names rule.  That's a lot more restrictive than my six month rule idea if you ask me - it limits your freedom to name yourself, and I can honestly say that I know nobody who hasn't had their interests evolve over the course of six months or so.

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« Reply #37 on: May 28, 2013, 11:59:47 PM »
I say somewhere between 3 and 6, but you are allowed any name.

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« Reply #38 on: May 29, 2013, 12:14:17 AM »
4 months

That a third of the year

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« Reply #39 on: May 29, 2013, 12:29:36 AM »
I agree now that I think about it. 5-6 would be more ideal.
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« Reply #40 on: May 29, 2013, 05:19:22 PM »
I like the 3-4 month rule.  But I agree with Rolina with limiting the number of names.  Too restricting, and then you find yourself, at a later date, wishing you had chosen something else.  Might as well have no name changes at all.
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« Reply #41 on: May 31, 2013, 02:52:43 PM »
Looks like L changed his name again.  This is the reason I want this in place - to prevent rapid name changes like that.

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« Reply #42 on: May 31, 2013, 05:18:16 PM »
When he keeps it to countries you know exactly who he is.  And he already said he was done changing his username for awhile.
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« Reply #43 on: May 31, 2013, 07:18:59 PM »
Well, these are good suggestions, and I agree with a time restriction on changing ones' name. However, Sea is the only one who can make changes. Nothing will become concrete until he returns.

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« Reply #44 on: June 01, 2013, 10:50:41 PM »
which has been a while. He normally is on once every 2 months. It's been 3 since he's last been on. Oh well. When he returns he returns. (unless I missed him in my scattered short absences.)
Yes. It's true. I'm attracted to Males. Now you can all rest easy now that I confirmed it. Now we can all get back to our merry little uneventful lives now that I spouted this pointless fact that I spouted.

Have a GREAT day~

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