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Username confusion

Posted: 5 Mar 2007, 8:03pm
by Mike Rodgers
Well, registered for about 5 minutes and I'm already in trouble! :oops: I registered the username Mike R which was accepted, then went to the expedition section and the first post I looked at was by MikeR. Even I thought it was me for a minute. What's the thing to do in these circumstances? Should I re-register with a different name, or what?

Mike R

Posted: 5 Mar 2007, 9:27pm
by gordonedenuk
Looks to me as though you have given your name as "Mike R" with a space separating the 'e' and 'R'. The other name is "MikeR", without a space. My experience of using user names and file names is that any variation in spelling or punctuation/spacing makes it into a different name, as far as the computer is concerned - it only sees a variation!

Posted: 6 Mar 2007, 6:16am
by Mick F
Hi Mike!

I could suffer too ....

Mick F. Cornwall

Mike R/Mike Rodgers

Posted: 6 Mar 2007, 9:56am
by Mike Rodgers
No more confusion! Graham has kindly taken a screwdriver to the system and retroactively changed my username, which solves the problem although admittedly makes the original posting look a bit odd. Plus, my cloak of anonimity (is that spelt right?) has been removed (though that was my choice).

BTW, loved the LEJOGLE blog, Mick.

Posted: 6 Mar 2007, 2:51pm
by Mick F
Thanks Mike!

It's great to hear that folks have liked the read.

I loved writing it, and I loved the ride! (even though the goings were tough at times ...... )


Mick F. Cornwall