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Teensy bug: @replies do not change on username change [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Change all @username references in comments when a user changes their name? This is extremely trivial, but worth reporting (could be a side-effect of a larger bug) When a user ...
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Changed handles leading to confusion in comments [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Change all @username references in comments when a user changes their name? Have noticed occasionally a comment @ someone's handle that isn't found anywhere on the page (using ...
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How to propagate my display name change to the @name comments? [duplicate]

I changed my display name. Now all comments still refer to my old @name. Can this be fixed?
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Let's make it easier to reply within comments!

Here's my proposal. Every comment has a 'Reply' link after it. Clicking on this link adds the standard @UserName: to the comment edit box. After posting, the @UserName: is converted into a ...
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3answers
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Old usernames stick to Community Wiki posts

On a whim the other day, I changed my meta name from Lord Torgamus to Popular Demand. I just noticed that the old name has "stuck" to the author tag of a Community Wiki question I asked before the ...
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3answers
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Keep short history of user display names

It'd be nice if each user's profile page showed what previous names that user had recently used.
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3answers
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Provide more user feedback for unsuccessful comment replies

The comment reply system is, at first glance, a fairly elegant and simple system that solves a fundamental problem with comments. However, there are many pitfalls and edge cases that even experienced ...
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2answers
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If I change my display name, will the change reflect in comments?

I am interested in changing my display name to my full name, but am concerned about losing the connective tissue in the comment threads I participated in. Because @name links do not appear to be ...
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Change the “community wiki thingy” so that it won't deadname users

I recently realized that, even though I changed my username a while ago (more than six months), some of my old community wiki answers are still displaying the wrong username. This bug has already ...
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Small but annoying problem: References to other answers are lost after name changes

There are answers or comments which refer to answers by another user's username without providing a link to them, if the user's name has changed there is no way to know which answer is being referred. ...
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1answer
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What counts as a ping? [duplicate]

On desktop SE, I can type @ and the usernames that I can ping will be suggested. It's known that pinging the OP as the only commenter, or pinging the author of an answer as the only commenter, will ...
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What should I do with an account that has mixed personal and professional content? [duplicate]

UPDATE (and my vote to close) After posting, some more searches finally yielded some related questions. Question making this a duplicate: Allow users to hide connections between accounts Related ...
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1answer
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Changing Username - would editing other user's posts be appropriate if they refer to the old username?

Curious how this might be perceived by the community... Let's say I wanted to change my username from "Yoooder" to "Millllller"... changing my name is simple in StackOverflow, however let's say other ...
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Changing comments to reference merged accounts or edited usernames [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Small but annoying problem: References to other answers are lost after name changes Change of name across all the site (including @reply comments) I changed my oldname to ...
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Name change retroactive in comments, but not in chat [duplicate]

On this question, I exchanged some comments with someone going by the name "user6292850 and continued that discussion in chat. Later, I returned to see that the comments were now attributed to a user ...