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Offline Basbousa

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Unused but unavailable usernames?
« on: January 13, 2013, 01:01:45 PM »
Hello.

While trying to register on this forum, I was not allowed to use the name "Zordrac", however, a search of the members of this forum showed no result for this user name? Is this name banned, or?

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Re: Unused but unavailable usernames?
« Reply #1 on: January 13, 2013, 01:32:27 PM »


"dr" is a reserved username, apparently system doesn't allow it even as a part of the name. I believe it must have changed from the previous versions of the SMF.
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Re: Unused but unavailable usernames?
« Reply #2 on: January 13, 2013, 01:59:03 PM »
I guess I got my username well before that "feature" was added.

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Re: Unused but unavailable usernames?
« Reply #3 on: January 13, 2013, 03:53:31 PM »
Huh.  Funny, I always thought that was an implemented feature the ADMINs wanted.  No one can name themselves DrArkcon: for example.  Just like no one (should) be able to name themselves TheRealMitch: or SmarterThanBorek:
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