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Offline Fastman

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Some usernames need to be changed
« on: 29 August 2018, 12:36:39 PM »
IMHO a nickname like superf**ker shouldn't be allowed.

Offline Stef

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Re: Some usernames need to be changed
« Reply #1 on: 29 August 2018, 01:36:27 PM »
Indeed some need to be changed. Others just get banned. In this case it was the latter.

Offline AdamH

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Re: Some usernames need to be changed
« Reply #2 on: 29 August 2018, 02:52:51 PM »
is there any reason to not have a filter when people make usernames? Any username with certain four-letter substrings could just not be allowed...

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Re: Some usernames need to be changed
« Reply #3 on: 29 August 2018, 07:03:33 PM »
There are many ways to spell pr0fan1ty.

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Re: Some usernames need to be changed
« Reply #4 on: 29 August 2018, 07:41:01 PM »
some really simple grepping can get around that

Look I've seen a lot of software projects that use stuff like this to save time. You code it once, it's done, and now you have a lot less work individually banning accounts.

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Re: Some usernames need to be changed
« Reply #5 on: 29 August 2018, 08:12:09 PM »
Indeed some need to be changed. Others just get banned. In this case it was the latter.

Thanks for the good work.
When you do it I am the first to thank.


Offline Briawna

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Re: Some usernames need to be changed
« Reply #6 on: 05 November 2018, 05:05:46 PM »
I have blacklisted someone with Nazi in their name.
But man, I'd love to see that banned.

Offline bananny

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Re: Some usernames need to be changed
« Reply #7 on: 14 November 2018, 01:54:47 AM »
Seriously?  A little over sensitive here?  I have been in Pokemon Go raids with some local over here called Aswhole.  It's hilarious!  If you can find a creative way to make the name work, I say go for it :)