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Non-bolded Usernames

  1. Oct 3, 2008 #1

    Defennder

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    I've noticed that some of our members recently have had their usernames changed from it's usual bold font to the regular font type. What does this mean? They aren't banned or something are they?
     
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    One way to get non-bold username is to try to change email-address, but not managing in responding to an activation mail.
     
  4. Oct 3, 2008 #3

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    Correct, if an existing member changes the registration e-mail address, they need to complete the registration e-mail, otherwise their status is "waiting to complete registration) and are greyed out to signal to them they haven't completed everything.
     
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  5. Oct 3, 2008 #4
    Is there other way to get the username into thin letters?

    I got my account disabled once for sometime because the mail sending wasn't working, and now I get worried every time I see username in thin letters. Wouldn't, for example, ability to send PM to admins without mail confirmation be a good backup? Or is there something like this already?
     
  6. Oct 3, 2008 #5

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    It's been discussed. A member that is "grey" can use the report post button, which sends a post to the mentors.
     
  7. Oct 3, 2008 #6

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    grammar alert!!!!
     
  8. Oct 3, 2008 #7

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    Actually it's spelling, and it's a typo. <whacks arildno with a frozen slab of whale blubber> :biggrin:
     
  9. Oct 3, 2008 #8

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    Gobbles blubber in shame and embarassment. Spelling it is..
     
  10. Oct 3, 2008 #9

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    So that means that once their username has been greyed out they can't post anything until they respond to the activation email?

    If so, then that's what happened to my old account here. It got deleted soon afterwords.
     
  11. Oct 3, 2008 #10

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    Yes. A lot of new members fail to complete their registration and try to post.
     
  12. Oct 4, 2008 #11

    Defennder

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    I see, thanks!
     
  13. Oct 4, 2008 #12
    Is the information about this easily available?
     
  14. Oct 4, 2008 #13

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    I don't think so at the minute but it might be soon.
     
  15. Oct 4, 2008 #14

    cristo

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    We get enough reports from members who members in this group, so they must be trying anything to post!
     
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