My Profile issues

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  1. Alex .

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    If I click any of the links that take me to my profile/avatar/posts etc by the side of my posts, I end up on a profile page for 'alex109' instead of my own? It's happened since I joined the forum, and doesn't appear to happen when I click on other member's profile links.
     
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    I wonder if the username "Alex ." is acting like a "wildcard"...

    In otherwords, the space and period in the name is acting like a "catch-all" when the server is asked to find the profile page or posts with that name and the "Alex109" is the first result that comes up.

    Just a thought
     
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    My thoughts, I wondered if the ' .' had something to do with it, I'll have to check if there is an option to change names or PM an admin :)
     
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    It should be possible for an admin to change the name. Would agree with the space acting as a wildcat for the username, however with the forum being a bit wacky these last few weeks you never know...
     
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    Its been discussed but Eric has been working and unavailable at the moment. We are aware and will try to fix as best we can as soon as we can. :)
     
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    Thanks for getting back to me on this! :)
     
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    Unable to edit my profile, is this an issue now, or just me not finding the process.

    Just askin.
     
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    I was able to edit my profile the other day. What are you trying to do?
     
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    His forum name "Alex ." is acting buggy in the links and it's most likely caused by the blank space and period at the end of his forum name acting like a "wildcard" in the server's database.
     
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    No, I meant Khan from Botany Bay.
     
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    Pop-Tart Khan?
     
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    Khan and his team..

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    Just to keep you posted, still not being resolved after my period of AWOL (Been under a heck of a lot of work recently as degree comes to a close!)
     
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    Hmmmm, I think - as has been suggested - that maybe your username with the space and period is causing some trouble.
     
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    Who me?????
    Wahtever it was.............. it has "heald itself"....... spooky.
     
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    Seems to be the case, is there no way in which this can be changed? Perhaps the addition of some digits at the end - 92/2488? :(
     
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    Is there no way I could get it changed? With the addition of a few digits perhaps? :(
     
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    I think only admins can do it...
     
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    Will have them look into it.
     
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    Thank you gents!
     
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