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    I wonder how to change member name. any help is appreciated.


    ----- EDIT BY BRIAN L. -----

    To change your display name, click Settings in the main menu, then select the Edit your display name tab.

    If you prefer, use the following link to go to that tab:

    Edit your display name
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    Send an email to the Admins to ask for a name change. With the influx of new Loungers, it may take some time for a response.

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    I don't like this feature either. I prefer NOT to have my real name showing so wrote to an administrator to see about a fix.

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    Thank you Ladies and gents. I prefer not to have my real name here either. I will contact the admins.
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    Click, where, exactly




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    When I signed up, I was asked for a user name as well as my real name. I assumed the User name would be what showed. Hmmm Silly me for thinking that a user name would indicate the user. So, what did I need to give user name for?

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    user name is for sign-in I guess. Your (my) real name is all over the Internet. I wonder how to contact the admin regarding this.
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    I was surprised to see so many firstname lastname members. After seeing the registration page, the mystery has been cleared up. I would have assumed the same as david Shipp, that the user name would be the identification shown.

    I thought I had linked to the Admin Contact (I obviously had not). There is a link at the bottom of the page. And here it is as well. Contact an Admin

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    Hi mbarron,

    Thanks for all your help. At the bottom of this page you will see (your moderating team). If you click this link it will take you to another page where all moderators are. I conatcted one of them (Stephanie). I am assuming that your link to contact the admin takes you to the Windows Secrets site. I wonder which one is the right one to contact.
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    Hmmmm. It does seem extremely odd to have real names showing. Having it in your profile should be optional, be allowable. But to show it on all posts----not a good thing IMHO.

    Definitely suggest having the chosen user name (ie handle) be the "name" listed on posts.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mike Donahue View Post
    Definitely suggest having the chosen user name (ie handle) be the "name" listed on posts.
    I agree and do find it odd. Must be something that changed when we moved to this new IP board. When I signed up once upon a time they only asked for a user name. I don't even see a space in my profile setting to add my full name. I'm sure the mods will get it worked out by morning (bedtime here). They've been pretty quick to reply and take action.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Marc Wing;
    When I signed up for the Lounge, there was no disclosure of a requirement to use one's real name when posting.

    Further, given Windows Secrets Privacy Policies, I assumed I would have the means to protect my personal information.

    Since this is not the case; for business and privacy reasons, I must decline from participating and/or contributing to the Lizard Lounge.

    Thank you.
    To ALL new posters\members in this thread.

    See the link in http://lounge.windowssecrets.com/ind...dpost&p=806362 to correct this.

    You have to contact an ADMIN in order to change this. It may be corrected in the near future to give a Mod this ability but not at this time.
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    Things have changed, you can change your display name now.
    See [topic='769124']this post[/topic]
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    Please read my first post here. It was edited by Brian L and now you can change your name to anything you like. Or if you like, you can go here: http://lounge.windowssecrets.com/ind...owtopic=769124
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    In a word................niiiiiiice.
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