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Can I change my username?

Discussion in 'Newbies' started by Don't Panic, Jul 2, 2018.

  1. Don't Panic

    Don't Panic Marketplace Mod Staff Member Moderator

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    Often, newbies will get in touch with us to say that they want to change their username within in days (or even sometimes hours) of setting up their BHW account.

    Once you've started posting on your account, you can’t change your username until you become a Premium Member or a Jr VIP, and you can only change your username once a year. We put this rule in place for a number of reasons, but it’s basically to protect our users from spammers, previously banned members and people who have bought accounts and are up to no good.

    So the lesson is: think long and hard about your username before you go with it, because you’re going to be stuck with it until you upgrade your membership. Don't get caught out by the sign-up form - the field says 'Name' but it means the username for the account, not your real name.
     
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  2. CenTex Hosting

    CenTex Hosting Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Well you better get to posting and upgrade when your able:D
     
  3. Nia Jax

    Nia Jax Junior Member

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    This is a good notification to Community members those looking to change their username as a username is a link a no community want to change username because changing username means creating broken links.

    So this time people should understand the value of user name before creating a user name.
     
  4. Ragchowdary441

    Ragchowdary441 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Yeah I am Jr.vip, Please tell me Where i can change my username ?? thank you
     
  5. Mr Dingle

    Mr Dingle Regular Member

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    and not to Mr Cool that's reserved for when I upgrade
     
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    rabbitking Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    You have to PM an administrator kindly.
     
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    krishnaverma Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    chrysanthemum Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    I am just a flower.
     
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  9. okunlolao

    okunlolao Newbie

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    Yes I agree with you in totality. One should not just pick any username without proper thinking.
     
  10. Bruno Adas

    Bruno Adas Newbie

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    oh boy I just saw this after I made my username. and I got caught by that 'name' and put the real name lol but no problem