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daftscotslass
12-14-05, 03:13 am
I don't know if it's just me but I'm finding it a bit annoying to see all these funny characters (hearts, @'s etc) appearing in people's usernames. It's hard to follow! Capital letters, spaces, even a . but hearts?

Then again maybe it is just me lol !

CavySpirit
12-14-05, 12:15 pm
I agree. I need to put a custom message in the registration info.

I will ask the moderators to please find the offenders, send them a message telling them what we will be changing their name to. I'll change the names. And also to edit the 'rules' to add this to our policy.

If I can force the change in the actual signup process, I will. Not sure if that's possible yet.

flower power :@
12-14-05, 12:33 pm
Sorry this is me. I have only just joined...........sorry
I tried to put ''flower power pigs'' but it did not fit so i put :@ to make it look like a pig........sorry :(

poppy
xx

daftscotslass
12-14-05, 01:30 pm
Sorry this is me. I have only just joined...........sorry
I tried to put ''flower power pigs'' but it did not fit so i put :@ to make it look like a pig........sorry :(

poppy
xx

Oh no it wasn't so much yours, I just noticed that it was your name the @ was in just now, hehe. It was mostly the very bold hearts in another user name that bugged me.

clover-crystal
12-14-05, 01:34 pm
It just confuses me how they got the hearts on their username in the first place? They aren't exactly standard keys!

daftscotslass
12-14-05, 01:35 pm
It just confuses me how they got the hearts on their username in the first place? They aren't exactly standard keys!

You'd have to go into character map (Start>Programs>Accessories) and copy from there. A whole lot of work but it is possible!

Chloë-Jasmine
12-14-05, 01:50 pm
Hehe I'd feel repsonsible but it's how my name's spelt... it's on my all my ID and stuff. And besides... it's cute 'ë' lol... If anyone needs to use it, its alt+137. Actually, I have noticed that, the @ symbols are okay but any fancy characters are too much of a pain when your adressing someone. I don't want to have to search in character map everytime.

Sabriel
12-14-05, 04:31 pm
The person could also have memorized the ASCII 2 code for the hearts if they use them enough.

I hate it when people enter there name with no spaces on ICQ or AIM. My computer can't pronounce it properlly when it announces who is online.

BabyGrl
12-14-05, 11:26 pm
Daft, was it the very bold hearts that bothered you or just the poster in general ;)