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Can we have a new rule, please, that UserName987654321987654321 has to

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Maryz Thu 09-Jun-16 13:04:28

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IamtheZombie Thu 09-Jun-16 13:06:04


<Zombie snogs Maryz>

Maryz Thu 09-Jun-16 13:08:11

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Maryz Thu 09-Jun-16 14:30:21

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insan1tyscartching Thu 09-Jun-16 14:32:59

Me too smileit's really confusing confused

MangoBiscuit Thu 09-Jun-16 14:34:18

I see UserNameblahblahblah and just read it as "anonymous", as if the user hasn't fully registered.

Emochild Thu 09-Jun-16 14:35:52

I care, I can't keep up!

Vote for forced name change

HamletsSister Thu 09-Jun-16 14:36:09


member Thu 09-Jun-16 14:38:23

Yes, the number is too long to not get muddled up!

LaserShark Thu 09-Jun-16 14:39:39

I reported one because I got it mixed up with a troll with an almost identical name. It's confusing and there suddenly seem to be so many of them, I don't know why.

LaConnerie Thu 09-Jun-16 14:40:58

I don't get why it matters. If I post on the thread I just direct my post at the OP, and don't take much notice of what their name is. Why do they have to have a specific one? The internet is anonymous anyway whether you're blahblah12345 or bevsstinkygstring...

deVelvet Thu 09-Jun-16 14:41:25

Complete non-isse in my opinion.

It's not about the name, it's about the content of which they are posting about

LaConnerie Thu 09-Jun-16 14:42:43

Ah but deVelvet I get the feeling that for some posters it's all about the name wink

LucyInTheSkyWithDonuts Thu 09-Jun-16 14:43:25

It is an issue - if this board is for conversation it's nice to know who you are talking to....

LucyInTheSkyWithDonuts Thu 09-Jun-16 14:44:37

Oh and don't start with the Mumsnet royalty crap either....

MTPurse Thu 09-Jun-16 14:45:27

I couldn't agree more. It is utterly confusing, I thought UserBlahBlah was one person, I didn't take much notice of the numbers. It wasn't till i read a thread yesterday that I realised. It is confusing for readers but also not fair on the Userblahblahs getting called a troll as people are getting confused.

TheoriginalLEM Thu 09-Jun-16 14:45:50

tbh if i see numbers i think troll

LaConnerie Thu 09-Jun-16 14:46:17

lucy Do calm down dear smile

deVelvet Thu 09-Jun-16 14:47:54

yes, you are talking to Username958562325blahblahblah

In anycase, what is in a name? A rose by any other name would still smell as sweet (or some other such bollocks)

Thisismyalias Thu 09-Jun-16 14:48:15

Wasn't there a thread ages ago that said that user12456754323 names were an error. Or am I making that up?

deVelvet Thu 09-Jun-16 14:49:27

Seriously Lucy? confused

Was I on track to bring up royalty? I am royalty ffs wink

Maryz Thu 09-Jun-16 15:01:56

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FancyPuffin Thu 09-Jun-16 15:04:46


It's too confusing. Plus it's making it much easier to troll I think.

PatriciaHolm Thu 09-Jun-16 15:07:17

Yep, it's really confusing and annoying. It also makes me immediately think they have either reregistered to be annoying/troll, or are a journalist.

Cherylene Thu 09-Jun-16 15:08:06

TBH, I can't cope with many of the names, memorywise.

But a row of numbers is just a blurrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr before you even start.

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