Questions tagged [user-names]

For questions regarding user names (display names) and what is allowed in them.

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How to report intrisically spammy user accounts?

Sometimes, I notice that some very odd username is listed on Home as having earned the "Autobiographer" badge, where by "odd" I mean something very much non-mathematical and ...
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Why are usernames not unique?

Fifty users on MO are identified simply by the name Andrew (with a capital A). Perhaps there are even more common names. Most websites require prospective users to register a name distinct from that ...
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Recognizing identifiable users changing user names

I noticed recently regular users changing usernames (for instance, changing to a username supporting some particular political issue). The purpose of this post is not to discuss whether this should ...