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Discussion in 'UO Siege Perilous' started by Petra Fyde, Jul 22, 2008.

  1. Petra Fyde

    Petra Fyde Peerless Chatterbox
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    Anyone wanting to check if their posts were recovered, do a search for
    imported_username.

    You can then email [email protected] and get your current user name and previous one merged.
     
  2. Patty Pickaxe

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    The coffee hasn't kicked in yet, so bear with me...where do I go to search for imported usernames?
     
  3. TheScoundrelRico

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    Sweet. I knew I was missing some posts...la
     
  4. Petra Fyde

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    top of the board, 'search' then 'advanced search'

    Rico at 23k I'd hazard a guess that yours have already been merged.
    :twak:
     
  5. Skylark SP

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    My user name did not change, and the only posts that show up for me in search are the ones I made on the new forums.

    Since none of our old forums have actually shown up in the indexes, I am guessing none of the old content is visible yet.

    -Skylark
     
  6. Petra Fyde

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    unfortunately not all user names were recovered. Mine wasn't, if you check Spree's 'For Aeowyn' thread you'll see the old one has been imported, but any posts I made on it prior to the crash show as 'guest'
    Should be one with a picture of a leopard saying 'RoC applies to lolcats too' if I remember right.
     
  7. Patty Pickaxe

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    Well,I went to the advanced search and typed in my name. Only saw posts made on the temp forums and was sad. I thought most posts weren't recovered. Then I remembered that I used Hannah Hellfire on other forums. (d'oh!). I really need more coffee! I searched for Hannah Hellfire and it looks like most, if not all, were recovered. :danceb:
     
  8. Petra Fyde

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    send off the email and you'll be able to get them merged, with whichever user name you want to use.
     
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    Looks like at least some of my old posts show up in some recovered threads as "guest"...I did a search for user name Wulf2K as I knew if any of Wulf's stuff survived, it was likely to be in threads I had also posted in...and I was correct. I see posts that I made, but they are with the user name "guest".

    -Skylark
     
  10. Patty Pickaxe

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    I emailed forum help with my previous and current account names and email, but I forgot to tell them which username I wanted to use! What other information do I need to include in order to have my posts successfully merged?
     
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    I guess mine wasn't recovered either.:sad3:
     
  12. Revvo

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    Would there be anyway to merge my old user name with this one but keep this one?

    My old user name was SinisterUK
     
  13. Skylark SP

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    Hmmm...as far as I could tell, Rico's old forum posts show up as made by "Guest" the same as mine, and many others who did not have their posts recovered & merged.

    The only reason my post count on the new user name shows as 9K+, is that the forum admin put back what I could remember as the last major milestone for my post count before the forums died - which was 9K. Amazingly, I still had my original forum registration confirmation email from years back on my old comp, so I was able to give my exact registration date.

    However, that is no reason to restrain from :twak: to Rico.

    Carry on, Petra. :D

    -Skylark
     
  14. Petra Fyde

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    I believe that's possible Revvo. The only information I have is what's in the announcement at the top.

    Skylark. My user name was lost too, postcount reset by admins to best guess.
     
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