HRWiki:Changing username

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The user name users choose for themselves is no longer set in stone. On request, bureaucrats can change user account settings and article histories such that all previous edits of a given user are attributed to the new name using Special:Renameuser. Note: You must make the request from the account you want renamed; anonymous requests (except users whose usernames begin with a lowercase letter and therefore cannot log in) are ignored for security reasons.

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Requesting a change

To change your user name, please make your request on this page. Please follow the procedure carefully or your request will not be fulfilled.

Instructions

  1. Check if the new name you want does not exist (Special:Listusers). Do not create an account under the new name. (If you already created the new account, don't worry. We can do some stuff and fix it, but it's still recommended that you don't.)
  2. Sign in with the account that you want renamed.
    Of course, this is not possible if your account has a lowercase first letter. If you can't log in, then skip this step.
  3. Add your request to the bottom of the section below. Use the following template: {{renameuser|Old username|New username}}
  4. Once your request is dealt with, all edits from your old account will be reattributed to your new account.
  5. Move and redirect your user page and talk page to the new name if it has not already been done.

Current requests

Please use this template for new requests: {{renameuser|Old username|New username}}

Peter222

I don't really like my username. To many 2's. If you get rid of one it'll bother me less. Thank you.-PeterImage:Petersig.png

On your user page, you state "I also despise my username", which says to me that you would not want to be stuck with Peter22. In order to avoid having to change your name a second time, I'm just going to wait till you come up with something you like as opposed to something that doesn't bother you as much. — It's dot com 03:53, 15 June 2008 (UTC)
The excessive two's are the only reasons I dislike it. If I have one less I'd be fine with it and probably wouldn't change it again. Peter22 would not bother me at all.-PeterImage:Petersig.png
That's not what you said above. Your signature is just "Peter", so how about that? — It's dot com 04:16, 15 June 2008 (UTC)

Dramatic

I want more people to recongnise me as the guy fom the fanstuff that I am. Dramatic one: Dramitic, too?

The user "Smartie" does not exist. — It's dot com 20:01, 2 July 2008 (UTC)
Sorry. Fixed. Now what? Dramatic one: Dramitic, too?
Done. — It's dot com 22:10, 2 July 2008 (UTC)

Lux Acerbus

This may just be me being paranoid, but somebody phished one of my accounts on another website recently, so if they got access to my email they might be able to figure out how to log in as me here. Anyway, after that I'd just like to move away from using "Lux Acerbus" for anything in case they do recognize this as my account. That and it'll help keep my username consistent with my accounts for everything else. ~That Guy Over There (User talk:That Guy Over There) 00:10, 3 July 2008 (UTC)

Hmm. "That Guy Over There" is kind of a nondescript name. You really use it for all your online accounts? — It's dot com 14:52, 7 July 2008 (UTC)
Well, some. Actually, I wrote that when I was wanting it to be changed to "Mr. Upstage." That's just the humor in it, that it's nondescript. Anyway, I don't think the fact that it's nondescript makes it any less good for identifying me. It is, after all, a username and nobody else has that username. ~That Guy Over There (User talk:That Guy Over There) 14:59, 7 July 2008 (UTC)
Done. — It's dot com 16:58, 7 July 2008 (UTC)

JLHep

Aligning with Wikipedia for the sake of my memory. JLHep 14:21, 5 July 2008 (UTC)

Done. — It's dot com 14:52, 7 July 2008 (UTC)
Thank you. JamesLucas (" " or +) 12:49, 10 July 2008 (UTC)

Hrjcm

When I made the account, the h was lowercase, but because it was automatically capitalized, I want the r capitalized too, so it can be like the fanstuff wiki. JCM 15:07, 5 July 2008 (UTC)

Done. — It's dot com 14:52, 7 July 2008 (UTC)

Sean262

Thanks!

That name has not been registered (neither of them have, actually). Feel free to create a new account with that name. — It's dot com 15:30, 19 July 2008 (UTC)

98.111.114.133

I don't really like this as my username. I would like to shorten it (much like the person below me) from 98.111.114.113 to just 98.111. Thank you for taking the time to look at my request. --98.111.114.133 00:15, 11 August 2008 (UTC)

That is not your name. That is your IP Address. You are not registered. Try clicking the link in the top-right hand corner that reads "Log in/register". --Color Printer 19:09, 11 August 2008 (UTC)
I did! And that's my user name! --User:98.111.114.133/sig
Wrong: your name would show up under this thing. You're not registered. --Color Printer 19:15, 11 August 2008 (UTC)
New requests go at the bottom of the page, so keep it here. It was incredibly rude of you to remove my response, 98.whatever, and yes, that is an IP address. You can edit the Wiki without a user name, and doing so causes the Wiki to post your IP address instead. And do you really want to be known by a series of numbers anyway? --Jay stuck at home (Talk) 19:17, 11 August 2008 (UTC)
I am embarrased. My apologies. I thought it was. And then I created one similar, only to realize that I wanted a different one. Hence below. I also apologize for placing it at the top of the page and not at the bottom. I bolded the section about that for anyone else who might miss that. --Blow Up the Ocean

O98-111-114-113

I don't like my username. I tried to change it to 98.111, without luck. I'd like to change it to Blow Up the Ocean, like from the Cheat Commandos cartoon. --Blow Up the Ocean

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