James the Giant wrote:I recently got confused by new member "alan..."
There's already an alan. Having two alan's is confusing, especially when one can only tell them apart by three dots after the name.
Granted, their posting styles are rather different.
Just a suggestion, how about if something like this is encountered again, a PM could be sent asking the new member to specify a modifier to their name, like James the Giant, or Florida Alan, or something like that?
It's not really an issue, I just thought I'd say.
alan... wrote:have you suggested this requirement to yahoo, google, and all the other places this happens?
James the Giant wrote:Plus you're less grumpy than the other Alan!
Ben wrote:James the Giant wrote:Plus you're less grumpy than the other Alan!
We all have rough edges, James.
James the Giant wrote:alan... wrote:have you suggested this requirement to yahoo, google, and all the other places this happens?
Like I said, it's not a big issue. Could be useful to avoid confusion for a reasonable sized forum like this, but totally impractical for massive systems.
I just want you to know it's totally nothing personal. I read your comments and questions with interest, and I learned some interesting and very useful stuff from that Vipassana Jhana thread you started. Your contributions here are excellent. Keep up the good work.
Plus you're less grumpy than the other Alan!
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