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ASF user name changes?

Should ASF members be allowed to change their user name?

  • User name changes should be allowed (on the basis of the proposal below)

    Votes: 71 74.0%
  • No, user name changes should not be allowed (current policy should not be changed)

    Votes: 25 26.0%

  • Total voters
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Joe Blow

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One extra rule
Joe - you shouldn't be allowed to change your name! :2twocents

I wondered whether I should change it to 'Administrator'. After all, 'Joe Blow' is a bit silly. But then, I am just your average Joe Blow (and my name is Joe), so I suppose it's fitting.
 
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Joe, Your terms and conditions seem pretty fair. People changing names continually loses the credibility of posts. I can understand if someone really made a mess, but even then maybe better just to apologise and keep going. However, with your terms and conditions if others so want it, I'm not against.

I think changing signatures and slogans should be allowed though
 

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I still think its a great Idea .....

Ill just use myself as an example why I think so, when I signed up, as I have done on many webforums I just chose a name that came to me hastily, I didnt mind the name, but I also didnt expect to like ASF so much, all of us have been 5 minute wonders on forums im sure, I guess after being here for a while you get to indulge in peoples personalities and opinions and discover the forums content is informative and engaging and all of a sudden you become a regular - So that is why I would like to change name, I feel like a regular here and would like to change to a name thats a little more on a personal level rather than some random sounding thing like NC :D


Thing I like most about ASF ? It seems to attract users with an above average IQ and engages loads of well thought out opinions and debates. "General Chat" is my fav spot here :)

Cheers, and Happy Australia Day !
 

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Hello

One final comment.

I think Robots should be banned from changing his name.

Because it cracks me up.

Thankyou :D
 

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I like everybody's user name. I don't like the idea of people changing them for a number of reasons but one of the most important to me is that I know what I'm going to get when I see them. I know some ASF members never ramp, and some are more inclined to. I can tell primarily by just seeing their user names.

I know Smurf1976's posts are going to be works of art. Every word spelled correctly. Sentence structure impeccable. Paragraphs where appropriate. Thoughtful and detailed.

Same with Julia's, although she occasionally messes up the quote tags. ;)

robots' posts will always be about property. He will never capitalise the first word of every sentence and he will always finish with 'thankyou, robots'.

I could go on all night, but I won't.

Needless to say, I am doing this reluctantly but at the same time understanding that I must compromise to some degree.

But yes, I like everybody's user name and I hope that many won't change.
 
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I wondered whether I should change it to 'Administrator'. After all, 'Joe Blow' is a bit silly. But then, I am just your average Joe Blow (and my name is Joe), so I suppose it's fitting.

well now that this is a classy chatroom
how about royal purple carpet

PS "Joseph Blow" would still be ok by us ;)
PS - great job Joe.
 

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I like everybody's user name. I don't like the idea of people changing them for a number of reasons but one of the most important to me is that I know what I'm going to get when I see them. I know some ASF members never ramp, and some are more inclined to. I can tell primarily by just seeing their user names.

I know Smurf1976's posts are going to be works of art. Every word spelled correctly. Sentence structure impeccable. Paragraphs where appropriate. Thoughtful and detailed.

Same with Julia's, although she occasionally messes up the quote tags. ;)

robots' posts will always be about property. He will never capitalise the first word of every sentence and he will always finish with 'thankyou, robots'.

I could go on all night, but I won't.

Needless to say, I am doing this reluctantly but at the same time understanding that I must compromise to some degree.

But yes, I like everybody's user name and I hope that many won't change.

I'll be changing mine that's a sure thing!
 

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Okay, well it looks as if the motion has been passed. From this moment on, each ASF member is entitled to change their user name once and once only.

As detailed in the first post, these are the rules for user name changes.

  • Each ASF member is entitled to change their user name once and once only.
  • Those members who decide to change their user name must have as their custom user title (the text below their user name) for a period of three months, "Formerly known as '(Insert previous user name here)'"
  • User name changes will be permanently recorded in this thread: https://www.aussiestockforums.com/forums/showthread.php?t=4576

Although I am allowing one user name change per member I am not really in favour of them, hence the fairly tight restrictions I have imposed. I also hope that only a very small minority of ASF members will actually change theirs.

Please contact me via PM with any user name change requests.
 
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Hi Joe

I read and agreed to the rules of this forum. I completely agree with you. I just thought that I want to change my user name to suit my skills and knowledge in different areas. I realised username stockwinner sound like limited to stocks only.

Is it possible to change my user name as Marketwinner? I have no intention to change my username in the future and marketwinner will be my permanent username in this forum

Sorry for the inconvenience

Best regards
 
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Value Collector

Did you previously post here as Tysonboss1?

The similarities seem more than coincidental.
 

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Value Collector

Did you previously post here as Tysonboss1?

The similarities seem more than coincidental.

No, I did not

For the record, we have exceptionally good multiple account detection methods in place at ASF.

Anyone who posts under more than one user name will eventually get caught. It is only a matter of time.

There is currently no indication that the user names Tysonboss1 and Value Collector are connected in any way.
 
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No, I did not

Based on post content, posting style, areas of knowledge, interests, personal details given, (ie served in Army etc) I would have given really good odds that you were the same person.

My mistake. (But boy, – you have a twin out there)

I wonder what did happen to TysonBoss1 then; he hasn’t posted in a long time.
 
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