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Title: Where's my User Name?
Post by: Montmorency on August 21, 2012, 04:22:23 PM
Hi.

I've been away from the forums for a while.
When returning I noticed that my user name Montmorency (which is still in my profile) was replaced on my posts by 3153600.
Could some Mod help putting things back?

Thanks.
Title: Re: Where's my User Name?
Post by: DavidR on August 21, 2012, 04:30:20 PM
You have Two names, 1 your User name (Montmorency) and 2 your Screen name (3153600).

Most people use their User name as their screen name.
Title: Re: Where's my User Name?
Post by: Montmorency on August 21, 2012, 04:33:16 PM
I never chose that number as a screen name...
Anyway, how do I put my user name as screen name, I see no option in my settings.
Title: Re: Where's my User Name?
Post by: AdrianH on August 21, 2012, 04:37:46 PM
Go to your profile > Account Settings > Top of page you see your Username, this CANNOT be changed, below that in a box is your DISPLAY name which you change to whatever you wish.
Title: Re: Where's my User Name?
Post by: Montmorency on August 21, 2012, 04:40:11 PM
The display name box shows Montmorency.
Title: Re: Where's my User Name?
Post by: Montmorency on August 21, 2012, 04:42:40 PM
I managed to solve things... thanks for the answers.
Title: Re: Where's my User Name?
Post by: DavidR on August 21, 2012, 05:01:40 PM
You're welcome, though how did you solve things  ?
Title: Re: Where's my User Name?
Post by: Montmorency on August 21, 2012, 05:07:37 PM
You're welcome, though how did you solve things  ?
Hi DavidR.

You're right, I forgot to explain.
I just went to my account settings (where both the user name and the screen name were Montmorency) and simply clicked "change profile" at the bottom of the page. I suppose thad did a reset of the account.

I wonder how the number ended up on my posts though...
Title: Re: Where's my User Name?
Post by: DavidR on August 21, 2012, 05:11:24 PM
Thanks, may help others in the future - I have no idea how the number got there if you didn't put it there a complete mystery. It looks a little like a user ID number but it doesn't match yours  ::)
Title: Re: Where's my User Name?
Post by: Charyb-0 on August 21, 2012, 05:18:36 PM
This may be some unexplainable glitch and it doesn't look like there was any tampering, but I would change my forum password just in case.
Title: Re: Where's my User Name?
Post by: Montmorency on August 21, 2012, 05:23:49 PM
but I would change my forum password just in case.
Right you are!
I'll do that right now.