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    My username is linked to another profile.

    Hey guys for some reason my username is linked to another profile.
    If you click on it it takes you to View Profile: marco324 - Wiihacks - Nintendo Wii Hacks Community which is not me.
    The correct link would be http://www.wiihacks.com/members/marco-.html

    Maybe you guys can help me?
    Not sure if it's because the "!" on it? I noticed the "-" in the link... so if it is, you can change my username to ndolphin64

    Let me know! Thanks again

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    I'll get admin to look into it

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    It's definitely because of the "!" in your username.

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    hmm....aside from changing your nick I am not sure if that is something I can fix. I will send this to the server Admin and see what he can do.

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    That's exactly what you'd have to do. Somewhere buried in the mod section at one time Gen3SF posted about the issue. Any user with "non-standard" characters will cause the profile to not display with that particular user's name (instead, something similar but not the same). I believe the conversation also involved fatal's input by way of Gen. "nothing can be done."

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    Indeed. Those unfamiliar characters act like wildcards when it tries to index a username, so it will try to find the next familiar character.

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    Thank you guys!
    Yeah... i figured it was because of that. If you guys can change my username to ndolphin64 it'd be awesome!

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    While we generally do not allow name changes, I will make an exception do to the circumstances. It appears that ndolphin64 is available. Once you acknowledge that you have seen this message I will change it. You will not be able to log in with Marco! anymore but your posts and stats will all still be the same.

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    thank you man! super appreciated.

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