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Well, now I don't feel left out. . .

by Coryphaeus / August 19, 2008 12:44 AM PDT
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Well, now I don't feel left out. . .
by phil66 / August 19, 2008 1:00 AM PDT

Wayne

When I click on the link it goes to my profile

Weird
Ray

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Same here
by PudgyOne / August 19, 2008 2:13 AM PDT

When I click on user AceCT-221480788916993565937121

it goes to my user profile.


Rick

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Explanation...
by John.Wilkinson / August 19, 2008 4:12 AM PDT

On the 'old' site, if a username does not exist or contains a special character which results in the username being interpreted as one which does not exist, the person attempting to load the profile is shown his/her own profile. That is by current design. The handling of such usernames has changed new site, but will likely be changing again in the near future to something that provides a little more clarity on the situation.

Clear? Happy
John

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Clear?
by Coryphaeus / August 19, 2008 7:33 AM PDT
In reply to: Explanation...

I'm on the old site, not the Beta, and my name hasn't changed since I first logged on in 1999. There are older messages by me and they all (at least the few I've looked at) show my correct name.

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(NT) When I look at the site, I see me and not you.
by Steven Haninger / August 19, 2008 9:31 AM PDT
In reply to: Clear?
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It's the new member's username...
by John.Wilkinson / August 19, 2008 10:14 AM PDT
In reply to: Clear?

On the old site, if the system cannot, for any reason, locate the member's profile you're attempting to load it displays the profile of whatever username you're logged in as. So I see mine, you see yours, etc. The new site shows a 'fake' profile of sorts. Neither is technically correct, and a 'proper fix' is hopefully going to be decided upon soon.

-> This is unrelated to the post attribution issue noted in the forum sticky.

John

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