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  1. Standard memberTimChess
    ChessHulk
    Saint Louis, MO USA
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    14 Sep '18 12:22
    When I elected to signup to this site using the google authentication, it looks like my userid was selected for me. I use my real name with google but don't like to for game sites. I didn't see an option to give a userid for this site. Either I missed it or the userid is always auto-selected in that way. I understand the policy is to not allow changing userids, but this is literally the first thing I have done here, so I don't see changing my userid will "cause confusion".
  2. SubscriberPonderable
    chemist
    Linkenheim
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    14 Sep '18 12:32
    Originally posted by @tim-nesham
    When I elected to signup to this site using the google authentication, it looks like my userid was selected for me. I use my real name with google but don't like to for game sites. I didn't see an option to give a userid for this site. Either I missed it or the userid is always auto-selected in that way. I understand the policy is to not allow changing u ...[text shortened]... ally the first thing I have done here, so I don't see changing my userid will "cause confusion".
    Send feedback (on bottom of page). Russ will change your username for you
  3. Joined
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    14 Sep '18 13:55
    Originally posted by @ponderable
    Send feedback (on bottom of page). Russ will change your username for you
    Mention how it happened, too. Avoiding your real name is one of the few reasons this site will usually accept for a name change, so it might be worth the effort to let you change your name on Google sign-up yourself.
  4. SubscriberMudfinger
    Ol' Dirty Heathen
    I'm Naked!
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    15 Sep '18 01:43
    Originally posted by @ponderable
    Send feedback (on bottom of page). Russ will change your username for you
    Maybe to something filthy.
  5. Subscriberdivegeester
    Racist, apparently
    Dumnonia
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    15 Sep '18 07:14
    Originally posted by @tim-nesham
    When I elected to signup to this site using the google authentication, it looks like my userid was selected for me. I use my real name with google but don't like to for game sites. I didn't see an option to give a userid for this site. Either I missed it or the userid is always auto-selected in that way. I understand the policy is to not allow changing u ...[text shortened]... ally the first thing I have done here, so I don't see changing my userid will "cause confusion".
    Try “sonhouse2”
  6. SubscriberRuss
    RHP Code Monkey
    RHP HQ
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    15 Sep '18 10:34
    @timchess - I've updated your name, but if you want something of your choosing, please send feedback with a unique alternative.
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