I had no idea -- perhaps there was no warning, or perhaps I didn't read it -- that if I changed my name it would be stuck for 30 days. I just want to go back to the name I've been using for months. Can I get a one-time pass?
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Just copy your profile from your other accounts. This bypasses the restriction, giving you up to 3 shots between the 4 sites in the trilogy per 30 day period. Sure, you might have to update other parts of your profile, but those aren't rate-limited. Just don't be abusive of this feature.
That said, a warning would indeed be useful.