Dup or close to screen names

Discussion in 'BYC Website & Forum Feedback & Announcements' started by Jolly_Rancher, Sep 27, 2008.

  1. Jolly_Rancher

    Jolly_Rancher Out Of The Brooder

    I noticed today that someone signed up as [​IMG] Jolly Rancher.. only difference is I have the _ in my name.. Is this permissable??

    Sonds like it could be very confusing to me.[​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Sep 27, 2008
  2. kstaven

    kstaven Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Yes it is allowed. When you check the user list there are a lot of very similar user names on this forum. With the number of users on this forum filtering to disallow similar names would make it a chore to find a name that was not taken.
     
  3. PurpleChicken

    PurpleChicken Tolerated.....Mostly

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    Quote:I understand your concern but you are still new and only have 35 posts.

    There are so many Bantymoms & silkiechickens here.

    I think something should be done, diplomatically.

    If someone created a new account as purple_chicken I would be VERY upset.
     
  4. kstaven

    kstaven Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    If that day ever comes when we have to ask 500 people or more to change user names because they are close to another one I will be taking a very long vacation. [​IMG]
     
  5. coffeelady3

    coffeelady3 Froths Milk for Hard Cash

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    Quote:We all know, when it comes to the name Purple Chicken, there can be only one! [​IMG]
     
  6. HorseFeathers

    HorseFeathers Frazzled

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    That's too bad, espceially since Jolly Rancher is a rather uncommon name. But who knows- maybe you guys have the same name because you're so much alike and could be friends! [​IMG]

    So far so good for me...
     
  7. PurpleChicken

    PurpleChicken Tolerated.....Mostly

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    Quote:Yeah, you do have a good point there. [​IMG] That could be a hassle.
     
  8. FlockEweFarm

    FlockEweFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How hard is it to change a member name? I would love to change to the name of my farm, which is Flock Ewe Farm. [​IMG]
     
  9. HorseFeathers

    HorseFeathers Frazzled

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    Just PM a mod. I'll be undergoing one soon- I will be Envirogirl12 (the name depends on my age)
     
  10. Purple_Chicken

    Purple_Chicken Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:We all know, when it comes to the name Purple Chicken, there can be only one! [​IMG]

    Now there's 2.
     

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