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New Website Update: Username Changes!

Mod SupremeDorian  8 months ago

A new website update has just released. Here are the details:

  • Anyone can now change their username

    • There is a 30-day cooldown between name changes

    • If you change your username, the bottom of your profile will contain a list of your previous usernames to help people identify you

    • If your username is changed, you will receive an email notification and a notification on the site alerting you of the change

    • You can log-in with any of your previous usernames



      1. Links to profiles also work with previous usernames



  • Mentioning a user now includes a hyperlink to their profile
  • Moderators can now pin posts to individual sections of the site, instead of pinning to the entire site.

Usernames that are deemed inappropriate (such as single-character names, 3 numbers, etc) will be changed back to their original state.

I hope you like this new update!

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    @KnightOfRen bruh moment

    3 months ago
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    35.1k KnightOfRen

    @Tully2001
    CodenameMorgan literally changed their name to @__
    Lol moment

    5 months ago
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    @AnoniMosu No. Previous usernames are reserved for their original owner. So if I were to change my name to something else, nobody could name themselves SupremeDorian.

    7 months ago
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    18.9k IshiMoss

    Would 2 people be able to use the same username, say, @SupremeDorian

    you change name to something else
    and someone change name to SupremeDorian

    7 months ago
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    @klm747klm747 We're trying to figure out a solution for that.

    7 months ago
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    12.6k KLM_747

    @SupremeDorian If a username is taken by another account with one year on SP and zero points, is it possible to delete that other account for someone? I'd really like the name KLM747, but it's taken by someone with no posts, no airplanes, and no points.

    7 months ago
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    @AnoniMosu How so?

    8 months ago
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    1,678 ChamDel7

    ????????

    8 months ago
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    @thomsonj1947 no shady website allowed

    8 months ago
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    Huh... neat.

    8 months ago
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    18.9k IshiMoss

    login in as previous username sounds very problematic

    8 months ago
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    6,290 Star737

    the only thing we need is the better search option in simpleplanes

    8 months ago
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    6,290 Star737

    Well all of us changed our names lol

    8 months ago
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    I was very excited when I read this and changed my username quickly that I wasn't able to read the part about underscores. Now I'm stuck with this username for 28 more days. Can anyone help? Thanks!

    8 months ago
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    For some reason this turned up in my favourites page!

    8 months ago
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    5,975 HawaiiRanger

    How about also adding a new feature so you can "Follow" a certain tag or successors to a post so that people will get notifications (maybe in something like the jet stream) when there is a new challenge, for example, or when someone creates a successor o a certain post? I know someone could just look up a tag, such as the newest challenges, and see them, but since some players aren't on very much, they might not see all of them. Maybe only allow following of up to 5 tags so users aren't swamped with new ones?
    Thanks!
    I hope you like the idea...

    8 months ago
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    @klm747klm747 No.

    8 months ago
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    12.6k KLM_747

    @SupremeDorian ohh, ok. Thanks! Do I get points for it?

    8 months ago
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    @klm747klm747 That's an unintended side effect with the revamped post pinning. I set it to be pinned site-wide, and apparently that includes the successors page. It's also on the tournaments page.

    8 months ago
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    @PotatoWasTaken For SR2, yes. For SP, none that I am aware of.

    +1 8 months ago
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    Really?!?! After all these months I can now change my name!

    8 months ago
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    12.6k KLM_747

    Dorian what did you do
    @SupremeDorian

    8 months ago
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    5,400 JakeS

    I'm unofficially claiming the name "hjønk"

    8 months ago
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    39.6k Awsomur

    This will be a day long remembered.

    8 months ago
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    Is there an update under development for sr2 or sp? Just curious

    +1 8 months ago
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