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@  Fire Blazer : (24 May 2020 - 11:23 AM) sigh
@  xcrash1998 : (24 April 2020 - 12:35 PM) I will let blazer know
@  Fujisaki : (23 April 2020 - 08:16 PM) Yeah, sure. Hopefully that'll be more livelier than here.
@  xcrash1998 : (23 April 2020 - 09:37 AM) Just came here after I saw you replying to my PM lol
@  xcrash1998 : (23 April 2020 - 09:36 AM) We have a discord now, maybe you want to join
@  Fujisaki : (22 April 2020 - 10:33 PM) Oh well. If anyone's interested, hit me up on discord. I'm usually active on there...
@  Fujisaki : (22 April 2020 - 10:17 PM) Thought the place would liven up with Three Houses being released last year...lol...whoops.
@  Fujisaki : (22 April 2020 - 10:13 PM) HOLY FUCK I REMEMBERED MY LOGIN SHIT.
@  Fire Blazer : (18 March 2020 - 03:18 AM) hope everyone is managing ok...
@  kirant : (03 March 2020 - 05:41 AM) New challenger approaching!
@  xcrash1998 : (26 February 2020 - 09:55 AM) Not anymore
@  Mage Girl : (17 February 2020 - 02:33 AM) I can safely say I'm so far the only person to post to this shoutbox in 2020...
@  Fire Blazer : (24 December 2019 - 03:17 AM) naw, it's when the bots make collaborated efforts to crawl places, lol
@  kirant : (23 December 2019 - 05:20 AM) What do we do on Index Day? Give each other bots?
@  Fire Blazer : (16 December 2019 - 01:39 AM) LOL
@  xcrash1998 : (30 November 2019 - 11:07 PM) New fictional holiday "Index Day"
@  Fire Blazer : (28 November 2019 - 08:52 PM) yeah just guest bots and stuff I think :( we really were active once upon a time though...
@  kirant : (26 November 2019 - 03:48 PM) No invasion. I imagine a lot of guest bots visiting for indexing purposes.
@  xcrash1998 : (26 November 2019 - 02:15 PM) How is most people online at 959 for the 8th of October of this year? Is that right? Did I miss something or was there somekind of spambot invasion?
@  xcrash1998 : (26 November 2019 - 02:06 PM) I know what you mean, it gets awkard to post something unrelated to the current conversation, and even if somebody picks up on it, it would just become a huge mess in the c hatbox if a multitude of groups talk about different topics.

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#1 Fire Blazer

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Posted 14 July 2014 - 08:24 PM

You can now change your name without approval (since we don't really have anyone active enough to approve crap anyway >_>').

Please do NOT abuse it. Limit name changes to once every few months unless absolutely necessary. You will confuse members and possibly upset people by changing your name often.

Not that there are any active mods now but if there WERE active mods, they would have the right to warn you for abusing it. Use your own (objective) judgment, as long as no one is bothered by stupid/inappropriate names or constant name changes, it should be fine.

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#2 Blitzzurger96

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Posted 15 July 2014 - 12:11 AM

This might have been addressed already, but what if someone decides to be an idiot and poses as someone else? I mean I'm being an idiot for asking this (since no one has the common sense to do that), but just a what if?

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#3 Mercurius

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Posted 15 July 2014 - 01:45 AM

you can't use the same username as someone else.

I don't think we're the ones without the common sense here.

and even if someone else takes a handle associated with the same person (such as someone else becoming Blazer while the real Blazer is using Fire Blazer) there are other things to check such as the group, posts, gold, profiles, topics, etc.

unless they specifically change it when someone else has recently changed theirs (for example, Duelking02 changing back to arimibn, then with someone changing to Duelking02 like 5 minutes later to claim that they are the real one and that someone else took their old handle) but even then confusion is pretty easy to avoid(I already said the reasons why), especially with how few members we have and how slow this forum is.

at most things would be annoying in the shoutbox since you can't immediately see other factors like the avatar, post count, whatever.

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#4 kirant

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Posted 15 July 2014 - 03:03 AM

QUOTE (Tenebrae Candidae @ Jul 14 2014, 06:45 PM)
you can't use the same username as someone else.

Though I'm pretty sure they aren't case sensitive. A troll on a now defunct Tales of Symphonia BBS forum once changed his name to "Kirant" (note the capital) to troll the board under my name. Thankfully I was there and it just caused confusion and laughter when a mod forcefully pointed out the IP difference.

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#5 Mercurius

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Posted 15 July 2014 - 04:13 AM

Just checked, it is case sensitive.

Honestly I never thought that would even be a weakness, it would certainly make a lot of duplicate IGNs in MMOs.

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#6 Cero

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Posted 15 July 2014 - 04:49 AM

Time to change my name to noob.

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#7 Fire Blazer

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Posted 15 July 2014 - 08:15 PM

Well, it is what it is, that's where the trust part comes in. You can't have it all. I did manual for a time as to make sure nothing dumb happened, but it's inconvenient (especially with no mods to approve stuff), so I changed it to this. *shrug*

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#8 bblues

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Posted 16 July 2014 - 10:03 AM

I see.

#9 Fire Blazer

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Posted 16 July 2014 - 06:49 PM

rofl, good one bb

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#10 Ristau

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Posted 17 July 2014 - 05:58 AM

QUOTE (ShadowCero @ Jul 14 2014, 11:49 PM)
Time to change my name to noob.

That's Blazer on TEB, noob!

This is cool, and was done partly because I was supposed to "Ask Shu to [change my name]." Haha.

Don't abuse it though, as Blazer was kind enough to put his trust in us.
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#11 Fire Blazer

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Posted 17 July 2014 - 06:01 AM

Actual mature things coming from Ristau's hands, I am in awe

in case he tries to edit it

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