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Offline guizonde

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A way of keeping track of who's who
« on: November 28, 2014, 06:04:02 pm »
hey, i know a lot here enjoy changing names, but it tends to confuse me when i see a new name and 2k+ posts and i'm wondering who is that. would it be possible to have a thread (or a way) dedicated to keeping track of who's who? maybe in the profile stats a tag like "formerly known as xyz" or something.
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Re: A way of keeping track of who's who
« Reply #1 on: November 28, 2014, 06:22:57 pm »
While people can change display names, the username always stays the same. You can find someone's username in their profile.
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Re: A way of keeping track of who's who
« Reply #2 on: November 30, 2014, 01:50:37 pm »
While people can change display names, the username always stays the same. You can find someone's username in their profile.

i thought you could, yet i don't know where to find it. for instance, witchyjoshy's gone by 3 or 4 names since i signed up, yet nowhere in his profile can i find his username historic or his original username, that's why i asked.
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Re: A way of keeping track of who's who
« Reply #3 on: November 30, 2014, 06:36:44 pm »
It used to show up in the url linking to a user's profile, but somewhere along the line SMF changed that, and now it shows a user number.

It could be that Sigma sees the original username because he's the Admin.
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Re: A way of keeping track of who's who
« Reply #4 on: November 30, 2014, 06:38:55 pm »
It used to show up in the url linking to a user's profile, but somewhere along the line SMF changed that, and now it shows a user number.

It could be that Sigma sees the original username because he's the Admin.

Yeah, all I see is a user number, and I suspect admin privileges are why Sigma can see user names.
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Re: A way of keeping track of who's who
« Reply #5 on: November 30, 2014, 08:53:44 pm »
So it would seem.

I think I know what the problem is, I'll try to fix it either tonight or tomorrow depending on time.
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Re: A way of keeping track of who's who
« Reply #6 on: November 30, 2014, 11:03:50 pm »
Yeah Sigma, you need to check your Admin privilege.



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Re: A way of keeping track of who's who
« Reply #7 on: December 01, 2014, 07:47:59 am »
Alright, should be working now.
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