Changing my nickname to another old inactive one

Asked by Rafik Ouerchefani on 2008-07-12


I really wanted to have ~rafik as launchpad name as Rafik is my IRC nickname... and my real name...
But it's already used by someone else. The account seems to be old and inactive :

"......... does not use Launchpad. This page was created on 2005-06-15."

Is it possible to free it so I can get it ? :)


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Rafik Ouerchefani (rafik) said : #2


I don't own the other account so this doesn't answer my question.

Steven Rose (steveydoteu) said : #3

Ah right, my apologies, in which case you have done the correct thing in opening a question on the matter, hopefully someone can give you a little more coherent answer than I have so far!!

Rafik Ouerchefani (rafik) said : #4

Thank you Steven Rose

Only an LP admin could help me on this by freeing the account ~rafik


Best Christian Reis (kiko) said : #5


Rafik Ouerchefani (rafik) said : #6

Thanks Christian

I just thought that the name wiki "Rafik" will be freed as well ^^
No matter, thank you.

Very best regards

Christian Reis (kiko) said : #7

It is free!

Rafik Ouerchefani (rafik) said : #8

but when I try to get it I have this error :

The WikiName is already registered by Rafik.

That Rafik is not me ^^

Christian Reis (kiko) said : #9

Not anymore.. :-)--
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Rafik Ouerchefani (rafik) said : #10

Thank you :-)

Rafik Ouerchefani (rafik) said : #11

Thanks Christian Reis, that solved my question.

Rafik Ouerchefani (rafik) said : #12


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