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do you think we should have login names, that are different to display names?

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Login Names

Post by Arden Marshall on May 27th 2009, 8:51 am

Hey Guys,

I know, from first hand experience, that it is VERY annoying, having to type in your forum user name to log in, especially if its very long. So, is it possible, to have a user name, and a display name?

For Example, on these forums, my login name could be chocolate, and my Display name be Arden Marshall?

I think it would make our lives MUUUUUUUUCH easier.
Cheers,


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Re: Login Names

Post by kjmj14 on May 27th 2009, 9:28 am

You should put a poll on this one for everyone to vote on your idea.

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Re: Login Names

Post by MrMario on May 27th 2009, 7:24 pm

You need to put a poll with a yes or no only. You have 24 hours to do so or this topic is locked.

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Re: Login Names

Post by Arden Marshall on May 28th 2009, 6:01 am

Done, Sorry about that MrMario

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Re: Login Names

Post by Master Marc on May 29th 2009, 3:23 am

I don't like the sound of this...

What if someone forgets his/her name, huhohi

=>Voted no, fufufu

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Re: Login Names

Post by Arden Marshall on May 29th 2009, 3:38 am

...Then the Administrator tells him. The login name CAN be your real name, but its just a trek to write the WHOOOOLLE thing out every time, when you could just type qwerty, for example

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Re: Login Names

Post by Arden Marshall on June 5th 2009, 3:07 pm

Ok, i just had another thought about this. Because you're worried about forgetting your username, what about an Auto number? So, the second person to register for the forums would be:

User ID: 0002
Password:********

What do you think of that? It doesn't even need to be 0002, it could just be 2. And it goes up automatically, so the next person to register is 3, or 0003. You get me? I think its a good idea Very Happy

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Re: Login Names

Post by Walshy95 on June 5th 2009, 4:44 pm

Voted yes. No one forgets their usernames so no worries there! Unless.. you use different usernames for different sites Laughing.

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Re: Login Names

Post by Blofeld on June 5th 2009, 4:48 pm

Voted no.

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Re: Login Names

Post by Moldienut on June 5th 2009, 8:30 pm

I disagree with this, I prefer to use one name because several names instead of one would be too confusing. Plus I don't like to use my real name anywhere on the internet. Voted no.

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Re: Login Names

Post by KingOfSports on June 5th 2009, 8:40 pm

Simple solution: get a short username.

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Re: Login Names

Post by Arden Marshall on June 7th 2009, 4:53 am

But what if the site says that you must use your first and last name, or first name and make up a last name, if you worry about security?

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Re: Login Names

Post by Dark Takua on June 7th 2009, 9:54 am

Then get the add-on to remember your user and pass for FF.

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Re: Login Names

Post by Jophy on April 10th 2013, 6:24 pm

Suggestion Clean up

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-> Suggestions which are already possible
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=> Please read the guidelines for the suggestion section: http://help.forumotion.com/t93899-suggestions-for-your-forums-how-to
=> Please take a look on the frequently suggested features for your forums:
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