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My username is refhat and is it possible that I could restore my default username that's when I joined stackoverflow something like user765643

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Just edit it yourself? –  BalusC Aug 7 '12 at 0:15
    
You could also change your own username--there's no constraint on having duplicates if you mistakenly copy a user### that's already there. –  simchona Aug 7 '12 at 0:15
    
@Chichiray: bit idk what what that username? –  refhat Aug 7 '12 at 0:16
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Why do you need to have a username you don't know? –  simchona Aug 7 '12 at 0:18
    
@simchona: I am asking about the username which I was assigned when I joined SE –  refhat Aug 7 '12 at 0:19

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up vote 7 down vote accepted

Go to your user profile. Look closely at the URL in the browser address bar.

http://stackoverflow.com/users/724764/refhat

Those digits 724764 represent your user ID. So your default user name was "user724764". You can just edit yourself in the "Display Name" field of the edit user profile page.

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