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  • watto 13 Jun 2018 11:17:36 11 posts
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    I have an issue where if I post in a forum my username is displayed as 'Deleted User' rather than my actual username. If I post a comment in a news article my username is displayed correctly.
    This is annoying and is confusing in forum threads. I have emailed Eurogamer but have had no reply. Can anyone help fix this?
  • challenge_hanukkah 13 Jun 2018 11:19:52 6,600 posts
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    Is your Usernamepending?
  • dominalien 13 Jun 2018 11:21:13 8,575 posts
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    Go to usgamer.net. Login. Edit your profile. Put something else in as your username. See if this does anything.
  • Jyzzy-Z 13 Jun 2018 11:21:42 3,285 posts
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    I think the forum has basically been cast adrift in the hope it devours itself. Moderators are rare as rockinhorse shit.

    So I wouldn't hold your breath. Maybe send craigy a DM, though I'd assume you've tried that.
  • askew 13 Jun 2018 11:42:23 16,759 posts
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    Hello watto
  • Graxlar_v3 13 Jun 2018 11:44:30 2,756 posts
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    This happens all the time, used to be when people tried creating an account through facebook.
  • neilka 13 Jun 2018 12:05:54 21,411 posts
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    Good luck user Deleted user.
  • crashVoodoo 13 Jun 2018 12:07:00 5,832 posts
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    dominalien wrote:
    Go to usgamer.net. Login. Edit your profile. Put something else in as your username. See if this does anything.
    how come you're allowed to change your username on there but not here ?
  • challenge_hanukkah 13 Jun 2018 12:09:05 6,600 posts
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    Is that where Dale changed his name to Chris?
  • neilka 13 Jun 2018 12:13:36 21,411 posts
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    crashVoodoo wrote:
    dominalien wrote:
    Go to usgamer.net. Login. Edit your profile. Put something else in as your username. See if this does anything.
    how come you're allowed to change your username on there but not here ?
    You can change it here if you log in through Facebook. If you log in with a username you can't though, probably due to the zany antics that would ensue.
  • neilka 13 Jun 2018 12:23:21 21,411 posts
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    Actually it doesn't look like you can do it for Facebook accounts any more. Antics fully thwarted.
  • watto 13 Jun 2018 13:36:16 11 posts
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    Thanks all for the suggestions.

    As far as I know my username is not pending. I created my account 4 years ago but have been a serial lurker until recently.

    I do not log in using facebook.

    I've sent a message to craigy to see if he can help.
  • craigy Staff 13 Jun 2018 13:42:40 9,311 posts
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    @watto Hello! Very strange, this. It looks like your account managed to get itself into an "unauthed" state. I've sorted it out now so you should be good to go.
  • challenge_hanukkah 13 Jun 2018 13:44:20 6,600 posts
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    Nice going Craigy.

    Now about superbob....
  • craigy Staff 13 Jun 2018 13:47:28 9,311 posts
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    @challenge_hanukkah ...you're welcome? :p
  • Your-Mother 13 Jun 2018 13:48:21 1,622 posts
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    While you're here, craigy, there's a thundering cluster of nonsense over in that there UK politics thread.
  • watto 13 Jun 2018 14:08:03 11 posts
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    @craigy Brilliant! Thanks for sorting. You should give whoever monitors the Eurogamer email addresses a kick up the bum seeing as that was such a quick fix.
    Thanks again!
  • craigy Staff 13 Jun 2018 15:09:32 9,311 posts
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    Your-Mother wrote:
    While you're here, craigy, there's a thundering cluster of nonsense over in that there UK politics thread.
    If you want me to get involved in that thread and begin moderating it according to the forum rules you'll find yourself being banned for using abusive language. Are you sure you, Ecosse, RyanDS, Decks, etc want me in there swinging the banhammer?
  • Graxlar_v3 13 Jun 2018 15:11:53 2,756 posts
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    craigy wrote:
    Your-Mother wrote:
    While you're here, craigy, there's a thundering cluster of nonsense over in that there UK politics thread.
    If you want me to get involved in that thread and begin moderating it according to the forum rules you'll find yourself being banned for using abusive language. Are you sure you, Ecosse, RyanDS, Decks, etc want me in there swinging the banhammer?
    :D I think for everyone's sanity it should be nuked into orbit but if that isnt possible, maybe just let it run.
  • Your-Mother 13 Jun 2018 15:22:17 1,622 posts
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    craigy wrote:
    Your-Mother wrote:
    While you're here, craigy, there's a thundering cluster of nonsense over in that there UK politics thread.
    If you want me to get involved in that thread and begin moderating it according to the forum rules you'll find yourself being banned for using abusive language. Are you sure you, Ecosse, RyanDS, Decks, etc want me in there swinging the banhammer?
    If it means consistency and the beginning of a top-down led forum community instead of it being the redheaded stepchild of the site, sure, I'll take that bullet.
  • Armoured_Bear 13 Jun 2018 15:26:50 22,596 posts
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    craigy wrote:
    Your-Mother wrote:
    While you're here, craigy, there's a thundering cluster of nonsense over in that there UK politics thread.
    If you want me to get involved in that thread and begin moderating it according to the forum rules you'll find yourself being banned for using abusive language. Are you sure you, Ecosse, RyanDS, Decks, etc want me in there swinging the banhammer?
    😨
    Can't we just adapt the rules so that abusive language towards Tommy Robinson fanboy racist idiots are ok?
  • Armoured_Bear 13 Jun 2018 15:27:31 22,596 posts
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    Can you change your id then change it back?
  • Frogofdoom 13 Jun 2018 15:37:19 8,520 posts
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    How about getting rid of cultist then, his entire existence since creation yesterday has been to shit stir and troll. He hasn't got involved in anything apart from that.
  • elstoof 13 Jun 2018 15:48:26 20,059 posts
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    BAN THEM ALL
  • Addyb_V2 13 Jun 2018 15:55:55 406 posts
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    Oh and fuck off xtracheese as well. He's a banned rereg who just trolls.
  • Jyzzy-Z 13 Jun 2018 16:00:22 3,285 posts
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    craigy wrote:
    @challenge_hanukkah ...you're welcome? :p
    Indeed. You should get a gold sealed company pension for getting rid of that gibbering gibbon.
  • Armoured_Bear 13 Jun 2018 16:06:57 22,596 posts
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    Jyzzy-Z wrote:
    craigy wrote:
    @challenge_hanukkah ...you're welcome? :p
    Indeed. You should get a gold sealed company pension for getting rid of that gibbering gibbon.
    I miss superbob's style.
  • Rhaegyr 13 Jun 2018 16:09:12 4,442 posts
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    Fucking hell, I'd take a ban if it got shot of those three.
  • neilka 13 Jun 2018 16:23:08 21,411 posts
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    superbob did nothing wrong.
  • Graxlar_v3 13 Jun 2018 16:27:04 2,756 posts
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    Free the Superbob 85
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