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User name change

Diane

Savannah Super Cat
Hi, I was wondering if I can change my user name by dropping the A letter and just having Diane? I did notice there was another member name with just Diane BUT that person was last seen May 20, 2012, almost a year from now and really doesn't look like she is coming back. I was wondering too if members have not been on for almost a year if they should get deleted from the site. If they want to come back they would have to sign up again...makes sense to me.
 

John Popp

Site Supporter
I hope Paige can help you out on a screen name change, although I don't think it's a good idea to start scraping screen names because of the appearance of inactivity. There are often a ton of lurkers logged on to the site, probably in the realm of 4 or 5 to 1 over the people who provide content. Nothing wrong with lurking, but when they do decide to make some posts they shouldn't need to register again to make it happen.
 

Trish Allearz

Moderator
Err- yeah, if there is already a Diane registered, that name will probably stay in the system and you'll need something to differentiate your name from hers. :/
 

admin

Paige
Staff member
No, I am not going to delete people because of inactivity...so, you need to pick another username unless DianeA works for you...
 
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