Dup or close to screen names

Jolly_Rancher

In the Brooder
11 Years
Mar 4, 2008
65
2
29
Vermilion County, Illinois
I noticed today that someone signed up as
Jolly Rancher.. only difference is I have the _ in my name.. Is this permissable??

Sonds like it could be very confusing to me.
 
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kstaven

Crowing
Premium Feather Member
12 Years
Jan 26, 2007
5,927
63
293
BC, Washington Border
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.
 

PurpleChicken

Tolerated.....Mostly
12 Years
Apr 6, 2007
11,744
34
321
Iceland
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.
 

kstaven

Crowing
Premium Feather Member
12 Years
Jan 26, 2007
5,927
63
293
BC, Washington Border
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.
 

HorseFeathers

Frazzled
11 Years
Apr 2, 2008
4,719
34
241
Southern Maine
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!


So far so good for me...
 

Purple_Chicken

In the Brooder
11 Years
Sep 27, 2008
13
0
21
Quote:We all know, when it comes to the name Purple Chicken, there can be only one!


Now there's 2.
 

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