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Creating a username on Stack Exchange [migrated]

When I created my account on Stack Exchange, I was simply assigned a number. How can I change this to a chosen username?
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Change my Facebook Page's username/link more than once [duplicate]

How can I change my Facebook Page's username/link more than one time?
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What are the practical reasons for not using underscores in Twitter usernames, if any?

Unfortunately my desired twitter username is taken. For hypothetical purposes let's say it's AnnaGoesHome. There are lot variations of prefixes and suffixes I can use such as TheAnnaGoesHome, ...
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How do I add an gmail username, without changing my primary username to the new one?

I have a business, and would like to add a secondary e-mail address to my account so that all my business related e-mails head to the secondary address/username. I don't know how to do that without ...
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Why does my old Pinterest username redirect to my new username?

I am pretty new to Pinterest so I have not really an idea where to look for info besides the Pinterest help page it self, which did not help me at all. I have registered a username on Pinterest, ...
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Show user name on Google Apps Form

In Google Apps I can choose to "Automatically collect respondent's username". How do I display the username or First Name and/or Last Name on the subsequent form? I'd like the form to read something ...
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Gmail Alternate Username

On my Google Account link https://www.google.com/settings/personalinfo My core Google account of coreAddressLongSilly@gmail.com lists an Alternate username of alterUser Primary email ...
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Can I have a YouTube account while having nothing to do with Google Plus?

This page describes three options for what name will be displayed for you on YouTube, but they all seem to involve associating with Google Plus in some way. If you want your Google name used in both ...
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How is username used in Evernote?

I'm trying to decide what kind of username to create in Evernote. How is the username actually used throughout the application? Is it ever shown publicly? If so, in what contexts?
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Why does Wikipedia capitalize usernames?

From their page about username policies: Wikipedia usernames are case sensitive, but the first letter is always automatically capitalized. But I've also noticed that, even though I always login ...
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Can I change my username on theRPF?

Does anyone know if there's any way to change your username on theRPF.com? I first signed in with Facebook, which auto-created a user for me, based off my Facebook identity, but I really would prefer ...
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Gmail/Google gave me a new name. How can I undo that?

I had a separate nickname on my primary Gmail account and my YouTube account. I think I pressed something by accident when logging into YouTube. Now, when I am in my email account, when I look in ...
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How to leave empty last name or both in Google Mail?

For some services it is useful to have one name in the email header. When you create an email account, Google by default does not allow to leave the name field empty. How to leave empty last name or ...
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How to change Facebook username to the previous one [duplicate]

I had changed my Facebook username (once) and Facebook doesn't allow me to change it twice. So I want to change it back to the old one. Is this possible? Or, are there any methods to change the ...
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Adding colors and styles to a Wikipedia username

I’ve noticed on numerous occasions that some users on Wikipedia have names that include colors and styles while most do not. There are a bunch of examples of various kinds on this page (I’ve compiled ...
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Receive notfication email if a username becomes available

I'm looking for a service that sends me a notification email if a username becomes available, e.g. http://twitter.com/foobar Is there one available?
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Using a previously used username that is no longer in use for my new Facebook page [duplicate]

Facebook will not allow me to use "godjhavoc" as my username for my Facebook page. The thing is, that username is no longer in use so I don't understand why Facebook won't let me use it. Previously ...
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Username change on Transifex

Is there are any way to change username on Transifex?
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How do I change my username on Trello after I set up my account with my Google account?

I set up my Trello account by using the "Log In With Google Account" option. That created a username for me. I don't like that username. Can it be changed? If so, how?
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Is there any way to change my Facebook username more than once?

I was wondering if there was some way I could go into the site's code and directly edit the variable for my username? Or anything like that?
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Generating unique usernames based on an existing username

I want to add a 2nd gmail account. It will have my name in it yet, I don't need Google Apps as I don't need a domain and I don't need another Google Account. My name is very common so takes awhile ...
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How can I get out of this mess (need help getting back a username I used to own)?

I'm trying to get a Facebook username for my website's fan page (hereafter referred to as myusername). Unfortunately for me the situation is rather complicated as I didn't do things properly in the ...
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I want to add Gmail to my Google Account, but Google won’t let me change my username

Now, to fully understand my problem I have to tell you that my parents own an Android tablet (which one is irrelevant). After not being able to sign into Google Play with my main Google account (which ...
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If converting a Facebook profile to a Facebook page then is the username retained?

Facebook provides a facility to convert a profile to a page. But is the username also transferred to the page? (that is what I want).
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How can I register a username for YouTube?

My friend has a Google Account, iwantthis. She has the iwantthis@gmail.com e-mail address, but at registration, she wasn't able to register the iwantthis YouTube name, insted she has ...
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How do I change my username for Google Code without creating a profile?

At the moment Google Code displays my username as a not-very-well-obscured version of my email address. This setting can be changed at https://code.google.com/hosting/settings - it can be switched to ...
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Use a name for Facebook Page, that was used for regular profile before

When I first registered a Facebook account in 2008, I did not understand about Pages. But in a misguided attempt to "reserve" my website name, happiocracy.com, I used it as my personal user name. So I ...
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Can I remove a '.' from my Gmail username?

I know it doesn't make much of a difference, as Gmail forwards all messages to "john.doe" and "johndoe" to the same inbox, but I don't want it there anymore. The . shows up whenever my Gmail username ...
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How can I create a Facebook page for a company who's name less than 5 characters long?

I would like to know the right procedure for a companies that have less that 5 characters to register their page username. Facebook Pages have this restriction "Usernames must be at least 5 ...
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Is there a way to not be shown in the list of potential users in Trello?

Is there any way of preventing being listed in the user suggestions list when adding some to a project?
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Change my Gmail sender address from firstname.lastname to firstnamelastname

When I created my Gmail account, I used firstname.lastname as my username. But now I would prefer to use firstnamelastname (without the dot in between) for everything - so it's the very same username ...
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What happens to my old email username after I close down my account?

What happens to my web based email (i.e. Gmail, Yahoo) username after I completely close down my account? Is the username I closed down made available to new users or is it retired for good?
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How to remove Facebook username and return to profile ID?

I want to remove (not change) my Facebook username, so that my profile page should be accessible from my ID number. Is this even possible?
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Is there any way to claim an abandoned Twitter name?

I've been in the process of trying to switch over my username on various online services to a common name. I've been fortunate to get most of the ones I want (GMail, Facebook) but one that has eluded ...
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How do I reclaim my old Gmail username?

I'm looking to recover the username from a Google Account that I deleted a couple years ago. The username is stevenheidel. All I want is the name, don't require any information from the account. This ...
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Is it possible to change my username on youtube?

Is it possible to change my username on YouTube? If not, is there a way to move my videos from one account to another new one? (an automated way, rather than downloading them then uploading them to ...
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Google Code shows my email some.thing@gmail.com, where can I change this?

I've been using Google Code as a regular User (not developer!) for some time, e.g. creating or commenting on issues. However it always bothered me that it always shows my full email to me there: ...
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Manage users in Trac

Is there a convenient way to manage users (add user, change passwords, etc.) with Trac? Adam
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Is it possible to change your MyOpenID.com username?

I have been poking around for a while and can't seem to find anywhere to do it or if it is even possible so.. Is it possible to change your MyOpenID.com username?
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Changing your username on Delicious

Is it possible to change your username on Delicious? I have an old account with all my bookmarks and I would like to change my username. Is the only solution exporting your existing bookmarks from ...
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Is there any way to get a squatted username back?

When trying to find a unique branding for a product, it's hard to find an online username that's free on all desired sites. Even though the .com might be free, someone (real/fake/inactive person, bot, ...
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I want a new unique online identity - how to find one? [closed]

I want to start a new online identity and use a single common identifier on as many sites as possible. What web apps or other methods are available for me to check if my proposed nickname is already ...