Wikipedia talk:Username

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Some content based on [1]. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Angela (talkcontribs) 23:18, 8 October 2003 (UTC)

So you recommend one to change one's offensive user name but provide no information about how to do that. — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talkcontribs) 18:41, 20 April 2005 (UTC)

That can only be done by bureaucrats (and maybe admins). I'll add it to the page. I really think this should be at "Wikipedia:Username" rather than here. At the moment that redirects here. --Cromwellt|talk 21:14, 3 April 2006 (UTC)

Telling users if their name does not go with policyEdit

I've just came across a username who doesn't have Latin characters in it. Is their a template which I can tell him about it? - Æåm Fætsøn /ˈaɪæm ˈfætsən/ 07:39, 16 November 2008 (UTC)


Job karna Rajampr9 (talk) 03:08, 28 August 2017 (UTC)

Change "do not" to "It is better not to"Edit

For the first three entries on "Offensive names policy", change "Do not" to "It is better not to". Using "Cupid" for a username (religious figure), "Panzer" (military term) or "ILikeIke" (political) isn't block-worthy. Alexis Jazz (talk) 06:55, 16 May 2019 (UTC)

removal of outdated textEdit

i'd argue "IMPORTANT: Do not create the new user account, a bureaucrat will create it and move all your contributions (pages you have changed) and preferences (settings of your account)." should be removed as they no longer do as stated onWikipedia:Administrators

"Bureaucrats were previously able to help users who want to change their username. These requests were handled on Wikipedia:Changing username. However, the ability to rename users has been removed from bureaucrats for SUL finalization. Now, these requests should be made at Meta-Wiki or on this special page where stewards and global renamers will handle them." — Preceding unsigned comment added by Gamelootjes (talkcontribs)

Good catch, i made the change. Computer Fizz (talk) 16:26, 31 October 2019 (UTC)
Return to the project page "Username".