Changes to your profile

Questions, comments, suggestions, or problems.
Post Reply
User avatar
Tom Houlihan
Posts: 4301
Joined: Mon Sep 30, 2002 12:05 pm
Location: MI, USA

Changes to your profile

Post by Tom Houlihan » Thu Feb 15, 2007 10:04 am

Through painful experience, we've discovered that some changes to personal profiles will temporarily deactivate accounts. When this happens, admin has to go back in and reactivate the account. It doesn't hurt anything, and don't ask me why it happens, but it does.

So far, changing your e-mail address will deactivate your account. I'm not sure about any other specific changes.

If you are going to go in and change anything, PM either me or Jason to let us know. That way, if we don't hear from you in a day or two, we can go in and make sure you're still active. That will prevent you from actually having multiple accounts (that I still don't know how to merge, if they can actually be merged!)
Feldgrau für alle und alle für Feldgrau!

User avatar
Posts: 784
Joined: Sat Sep 16, 2006 7:55 pm
Location: Ottawa, The True North Strong And Free (and rather cold)

Post by Dragunov » Sat Feb 17, 2007 9:15 pm

i think changing passwords also deacs your account for some while, last time i changed mine, i got the email to reac it, followed through and it either didn't change (i could use the old password and the new one didn't work) or i couldn't use my account for a day or so.
When Stalin says "Dance" a wise man dances.- Nikita Kruschev

User avatar
Waleed Y. Majeed
Posts: 1116
Joined: Tue Jan 21, 2003 6:34 am
Location: 8200 - Denmark

Re: Changes to your profile

Post by Waleed Y. Majeed » Mon Apr 07, 2008 1:52 am

How about now after switching over to the new sever. Is it still a problem?
Not that I'm going to take the chance... Just wondering if any tests have been made
concerning this. Would be nice to be able without bothering Mods/Admin first.


User avatar
Jason Pipes
Posts: 1800
Joined: Wed Sep 25, 2002 4:06 pm
Location: CA & WI

Re: Changes to your profile

Post by Jason Pipes » Mon Apr 07, 2008 10:41 am

I'm pretty certain that changing your email causes the account to have to be validated. It's a security feature but I can look into the option of turning it off.

User avatar
Posts: 114
Joined: Sun May 09, 2004 11:54 pm
Location: U.S.A.

Re: Changes to your profile

Post by Soldat7128 » Tue May 20, 2008 7:29 am

Is there any way to change your username btw? (Without losing your "rank")

I know it's probably a pain but if I could that would be great. I didn't just sign up and change my mind btw, and I'll promise not to ask again. :D

Post Reply