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Do old usernames stick to CW posts by design?

I noticed what I thought was a funny username on a CW post on meta:

badp's sockpuppet?

However, when I checked the revision history for the post, I discovered that the user's username does not in fact contain the text "'s sockpuppet".

Where did the embellishment come from?

marked as duplicate by Brandon, gnostradamus, Pops, ChrisF, animuson Feb 27 '12 at 21:45

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    The user had changed their name at one point to "badp's sockpuppet" as a joke, then changed it back to "badp". Community Wiki posts aren't very good about keeping up with a users name changes, getting stuck on what the name was when the post was made/edited. – gnostradamus Feb 27 '12 at 21:39
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    Kind of a boring reason, once you find out... good eye, though. – Pops Feb 27 '12 at 21:40
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    @gnostradamus: That's what badp wants us to believe! – Time Traveling Bobby Feb 28 '12 at 8:12