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Today I changed my username on Stack Overflow to something slightly obnoxious (Okay, really really obnoxious) to match some of the April Fools day theming going on with some other members. Unfortunately, I did not realize at the time that changing your display name is not revertible. I'm stuck with this obnoxious name for the next month because I wanted to get in on the April Fools day joke.

Could we have the ability to revert a name change within 24 hours?

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I'm so glad I wasn't the only idiot to find this out the hard way. :-D – James McNellis Apr 1 '10 at 23:16
Also, see my feature request:… – James McNellis Apr 1 '10 at 23:17
Sorry about the dupe guys. I saw that I was stuck and kind of panic'd. Seems every question I ever send to meta is a dupe :( – Billy ONeal Apr 1 '10 at 23:53
This question appears to request something different in the title from in the body. Since the titular request is unique and not a duplicate, I've edited the body to no longer make the duplicate request and just make the titular feature request. – doppelgreener Sep 2 '14 at 5:24
up vote 8 down vote accepted

No problem.

Flag one of your posts for moderator attention, and indicate you'd like your name changed back to "x" -- we'll get it done!

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Bill bows down to the creator... Thank you :) – Billy ONeal Apr 1 '10 at 23:17

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