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thewhiz(Temp)
16-12-2004, 04:49 PM
What do we do if our User Names are nicked so we can get them back
:mad:

Dannz
16-12-2004, 04:51 PM
HA HA HA
:p

Jen
16-12-2004, 04:51 PM
Send an email to Bruce with proof of ownership over the other user ID or PM one of the Mods.

thewhiz(Temp)
16-12-2004, 04:53 PM
Proof of Ownership?

Dannz
16-12-2004, 04:53 PM
You wont be able to prove it

alphazulusixeightniner
16-12-2004, 04:55 PM
lmao

somebody
16-12-2004, 04:56 PM
proof = email addy used in old PressF1 for example.

Billy T
16-12-2004, 04:57 PM
Yes you can prove it Whiz, just email Bruce with your previous user name and the email adress you signed on with. If he can communicate with you on that email address you will have proven your identity and the right to your old user name again.

Cheers

Billy 8-{)

Graham L
16-12-2004, 05:03 PM
And the perpetrator will probably be assigned the category "Banned" rather than "Junior Member" in any further attempts to register. :)

thewhiz(Temp)
16-12-2004, 05:04 PM
Check your inbox please Bruce

Chilling_Silence
16-12-2004, 05:06 PM
Let me put it this way:
If I find out who it is (And I have my ways), I would like to enforce a Zero-Tolerance policy.

In fact, dont be surprised if your Other/Real PressF1 nick gets banned. Sadly this sorta thing doesnt amuse me.

I wonder if I can delete an account and re-register it myself, locking out users for good....


... I think not, but its nice to dream! :cool:

Chilling_Silence
16-12-2004, 05:09 PM
This guy appears to have done his research, as email addresses are _similar_ but Im not _that_ dumb....

We can un-ban the user when this is sorted and returned to the rightful owner.

noone
16-12-2004, 05:17 PM
why do people behave silly

alphazulusixeightniner
16-12-2004, 05:26 PM
Do you get to view by IP address with the new forum software?

Dannz
16-12-2004, 05:28 PM
The Problem has been fixed it was my stupid Brother
Btw
What does:

This guy appears to have done his research, as email addresses are _similar_ but Im not _that_ dumb....

noone
16-12-2004, 05:32 PM
your brother did it - lolololololol

Dannz
16-12-2004, 05:33 PM
Removed my TheWhiz (Mispost)

Dannz
16-12-2004, 05:33 PM
I was Not Amused nor was BB

And yes the Mods can view the IP address that the person is logging in with

alphazulusixeightniner
16-12-2004, 05:34 PM
The Problem has been fixed it was my stupid Brother
pwned! ;)

Dannz
16-12-2004, 05:36 PM
What does pwned! Mean?

Graham L
16-12-2004, 05:37 PM
... my Brother ...

You can't blame your printer.

Oh, you meant a sibling. ;)

Dannz
16-12-2004, 05:42 PM
What a Great laugh for the day

:D

Chilling_Silence
16-12-2004, 05:44 PM
Yeah, we can see the IP's, dont think normal users can though :-)

The IP had change marginally but it got me thinking the user was with the same ISP because of this...

....Sibblings will be sibblings. I'll bet the little guy is copping it big time from The _real_ TheWhiz now ;-)

Dannz
16-12-2004, 05:46 PM
He is a practical joker

it was not a good place for a prank though :o

Chilling_Silence
16-12-2004, 05:55 PM
Gotta give him credit - using a similar email and all... ;-)

Dannz
16-12-2004, 05:58 PM
Well he knows quite alot but the similar address? i was under the impresson that he was using JeanLucPicard0@*.com or was he using something similar to nzguy2004@*.com

agent
16-12-2004, 06:14 PM
Well if nzguy2004@*.com is your email address, it figures from what Chill said that your brother probably used an address such as nzquy2004@*.com. Right?

Dannz
16-12-2004, 06:20 PM
Apparently he used the same server so he couldnt use the same addy

agent
16-12-2004, 06:26 PM
Please note that in the second address I posted, there is a q instead of a g.

This means that he could have registered it at the same provider (Gmail in your case, it seems).

noone
16-12-2004, 06:31 PM
my internet life is seperate from my physical life which always comes in handy

MartynC
16-12-2004, 08:17 PM
id theft... :eek: shouldn't happen here in ittle old God's own :confused:

Sb0h
16-12-2004, 10:22 PM
Geez maybe we need fingerprint ID's or retina scans :p