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    Romeo Delight
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    I was just wondering, is it possible to change my "publicly displayed name" or do I have to register again with another name to change mine.

    The reason to change my user name is to harmonize it with the other message boards out there, where I'm not "Damn Good".

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    As far as I know DG, you'd have to start from scratch with a new name. You used to be able to change it without losing your stats (number of posts, etc.), but not anymore. Of course, Brett or Goo would have to tell you for sure.
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    "When I first heard "Runnin' With The Devil" on the radio, I was stunned and found myself dizzy, walking through my high school hallways thinking, "What was THAT?!"
    Eddie Van Halen was so innovative and kicked so much ass, and David Lee Roth was for a time indisputably the Greatest Man in America.
    If aliens came down and challenged us to a Battle of the Bands to decide the fate of Planet Earth, I would feel very confident putting early Van Halen forward as our champion." -Tom Morello

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    Romeo Delight
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    Thanks for reply,

    ...so there's no way to do it w/out losing stats. It's no big deal for me, but it would be nice to know (before I do something inreversible.

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    Yep, and like I said ... I'm 99% sure you can't anymore. But I'd wait, just in case, to get the official word from either Brett or Goo.
    "One of the reasons I left Sabbath was because Van Halen was blowing us off the stage every night. It was embarrassing." -Ozzy Osbourne

    "When I first heard "Runnin' With The Devil" on the radio, I was stunned and found myself dizzy, walking through my high school hallways thinking, "What was THAT?!"
    Eddie Van Halen was so innovative and kicked so much ass, and David Lee Roth was for a time indisputably the Greatest Man in America.
    If aliens came down and challenged us to a Battle of the Bands to decide the fate of Planet Earth, I would feel very confident putting early Van Halen forward as our champion." -Tom Morello

    "A lot of bands mature, which means they get square; they start delivering messages. Hey, you got a message, use Western Union." -DLR

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    Let me take this question 1 step further

    What about if one wishes to change their email address ie, new ISP, voluntarily.

    Do you keep your info and user name or start from scratch?

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    Emperor of VHLinks.com Brett's Avatar
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    You cannot change your username yourself, no. I can do it, but it's kind of a hassle. If it's really important, I'll do it, otherwise you'd have to register a new one.
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    Romeo Delight
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    It's not that big deal to me...

    I'll register new one.

    Thanks,

 

 

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