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Changing your display name on Meta.SO does not change it on Meta's chat area.

At first, I thought it was simply because I was the last person to post in the Gaming Recommendations chatroom, but even my chat profile lists my old display name.

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It will change within an hour. If you feel strongly about having it change immediately, you can ask a moderator (anyone with a blue username) to refresh your profile. I've done this in your case now.

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Ooh, that's nice. It does update now. Question, though, does the /logout option that used to be cited during the earlier stages no longer work? –  Grace Note Sep 9 '10 at 15:11
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@Grace Yeah, that still works. But consider it an undocumented workaround :) –  balpha Sep 9 '10 at 15:31
    
/logout doesn't seem to work any more. Upon clicking the "log out" button, I simply get redirected back to / and I remain logged in. –  Shawn Chin Jan 6 '12 at 13:48

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