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Username on forums (sorry for frequent posts)

Sun Dec 16, 2018 5:58 pm

I decided to name my Forums account WCHD (World Cup HotDogs), but then I realized that WCHD (99.9) is a radio station! How do I change my account username now?

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Re: Username on forums (sorry for frequent posts)

Sun Dec 16, 2018 6:24 pm

you can't. the only thing you can do is stop using this account and start using a new one

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Re: Username on forums (sorry for frequent posts)

Sun Dec 16, 2018 9:28 pm

ukscone wrote:
Sun Dec 16, 2018 6:24 pm
you can't. the only thing you can do is stop using this account and start using a new one
Which shouldn't be a big deal...given the OP has only 2 posts so far.

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Re: Username on forums (sorry for frequent posts)

Sun Dec 16, 2018 11:53 pm

Why?

Nobody knew that "WCHD" was an acronym for "World Cup HotDogs" before you said. I'm pretty sure almost nobody knew "WCHD" was a radio station.

Nobody cares about that.
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Re: Username on forums (sorry for frequent posts)

Mon Dec 17, 2018 2:41 am

Heater wrote:
Sun Dec 16, 2018 11:53 pm
Why?

Nobody knew that "WCHD" was an acronym for "World Cup HotDogs" before you said. I'm pretty sure almost nobody knew "WCHD" was a radio station.

Nobody cares about that.
It certainly has the pattern for a radio (or TV) station in the eastern half of the US.

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Re: Username on forums (sorry for frequent posts)

Mon Dec 17, 2018 10:38 am

W. H. Heydt wrote:
Mon Dec 17, 2018 2:41 am
It certainly has the pattern for a radio (or TV) station in the eastern half of the US.
Which you knew because of WKRP ? :lol:
Ah, I now see you are in USA :-) Some of us Brits would only know because of watching WKRP :-)
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Re: Username on forums (sorry for frequent posts)

Mon Dec 17, 2018 11:43 am

I know what WKD and WMD are.

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Re: Username on forums (sorry for frequent posts)

Mon Dec 17, 2018 12:56 pm

:?:
I do strange things and am sometimes the techhead stereotype.
deal with it!

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Re: Username on forums (sorry for frequent posts)

Mon Dec 17, 2018 3:51 pm

PeterO wrote:
Mon Dec 17, 2018 10:38 am
W. H. Heydt wrote:
Mon Dec 17, 2018 2:41 am
It certainly has the pattern for a radio (or TV) station in the eastern half of the US.
Which you knew because of WKRP ? :lol:
Ah, I now see you are in USA :-) Some of us Brits would only know because of watching WKRP :-)
PeterO
Actually...I've known about the pattern for decades. WCBS in New York City comes to mind as an example. And, for what it's worth, in the western half of the US, nearly all stations start with "K", such as KQED or KCBS. Mexican stations start with "X", such as XTRA in Tiajauna, BC.

There are a handful of exceptions to the general rules, though. They got "grandfathered" in when the current rules were established.

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