MarioWiki:Changing username

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This wiki has a rename user extension installed, which allows bureaucrats to change any user account to a new name, as long as it's not already in-use by someone else.

All edits made by the user will be changed in the edit history to reflect the change. However, this feature has been somewhat abused in the past, so there are some limits:

  • Users must be registered for at least three months to be eligible for a rename.
  • Each user must wait one year between renames (user rename log). However, changing and then reversing the change is allowed once. For example, going from Alpha to Beta and back to Alpha is allowed, but you would need to wait a year if you want to change to something else.
  • All requests go at the bottom of this page, not on the user talk of bureaucrats.
  • If the name you want is already being used by a short-lived account that has been completely inactive for years, and provided you have a good reason for wanting the name (e.g. it's your established nickname on the forums), you may directly contact a bureaucrat to see if the original account can be renamed, making the name available for you instead. However, if the account in question has made any legitimate mainspace edits (i.e. non-vandalism contributions), it will not be considered.
  • We will not consider requests for names which include symbols, accented letters, foreign alphabets, or other specialised characters which could be an inconvenience to type on a regular keyboard.

Previous renames are archived: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11.

Instructions

  1. Create a new subsection at the bottom of the page using the code === OldName to NewName ===
  2. Below this, use {{rename user}} and put both your current and desired names (both case-sensitive), using this format: {{rename user|OldName|NewName}}
  3. Leave a comment as to why you want the change after the template and then save the page.
  4. Bureaucrats will check this page daily and if accepted can use the "Rename" link on the top-right corner of each section to directly change the username and move all userspace pages.
  5. The bureaucrat will say whether the name change is accepted or rejected in each section, and if rejected, why (such as already being given a name change over the preceding 12 months).

Requests

Mechanical Dirge to Bro Hammer

Rename

Mechanical Dirge (talk) Bro Hammer (talk)
Approved

I just wanna change it.

SantiOzzySheena to SantiOzzy

Rename

SantiOzzySheena (talk) SantiOzzy (talk)
Rejected

I want my user name to be shorter. SantiOzzySheena (talk)

Sorry, you need to be registered for at least three months first per the rules above. Request again on October 23. Mario (Gold) costume pose in Super Mario Maker Mario JC 09:32, September 2, 2020 (EDT)

Baby Luigi to Ray Trace

Rename

Baby Luigi (talk) Ray Trace (talk)
Approved

Named after my favorite OC that nowadays I think is more representative of myself than vanilla Baby Luigi. I still love him, but I identify more with my own creation. BabyLuigiFire.png Ray Trace(T|C) 21:07, September 14, 2020 (EDT)

Bye Guy to Koopa con Carne

Rename

Bye Guy (talk) Koopa con Carne (talk)
Approved

I'm sorry for my revert yesterday, but I wasn't satisfied with the username I came up with. I find "Koopa con Carne" to be catchier than both "Bye Guy" and... ugh, "Kenneth Koopa". -- KOOPA CON CARNE 19:26, September 15, 2020 (EDT)

All good, done.
'Shroom Spotlight Shokora (talk · edits) 19:44, September 15, 2020 (EDT)

Toadette the Achiever to Archivist Toadette

Rename

Toadette the Achiever (talk) Archivist Toadette (talk)
Approved

I think it's about time this happened. I think my initial username comes across as silly and barely professional, so it would probably be better if I changed it to the name of Toadette's alter ego in Super Mario Odyssey, since my love for the character hasn't waned. Toadette icon CTTT.pngFont of Archivist Toadette's signature(T|C) 19:47, September 15, 2020 (EDT)

Gbui to FnControlOption

Rename

Gbui (talk) FnControlOption (talk)
Approved

This is an old username that I don't use anymore — fn ⌃ ⌥ (talk · edits) 22:20, September 20, 2020 (EDT)

KingDDD99 to ThunderMite42

Rename

KingDDD99 (talk) ThunderMite42 (talk)
Approved

I wish to change my username to the one I use on most other websites, including other wikis.--KingDDD99 (talk) 23:14, October 11, 2020 (EDT)

TheKarateToad to ThatOneUniqueToad

Rename

TheKarateToad (talk) ThatOneUniqueToad (talk)
Approved

Been waiting for the time to come for me to change my username...y'know, to match my username to the one I use at MFGG.

--Bio of me.ThatOneUniqueToad (talk) 16:19, October 24, 2020 (EDT)

SantiOzzySheena to SantiOzzy

Rename

SantiOzzySheena (talk) SantiOzzy (talk)
Approved

I want my user name to be shorter. SantiOzzySheena (talk)

Bri to Bri-11

Rename

Bri (talk) Bri-11 (talk)
Approved

I pretty much want my username to be changed. --Bri (talk) 16:23, November 3, 2020 (EST)

SKmarioman to SKmaric

Rename

SKmarioman (talk) SKmaric (talk)
Approved

To be consistent with the name I use elsewhere. --SKmaric (talk) 23:25, December 25, 2020 (EST)

Pinkie Pie to PanchamBro

Rename

Pinkie Pie (talk) PanchamBro (talk)
Approved

-- PanchamBro (talkcontributions) 00:46, January 6, 2021 (EST)

Randomtransmans to Gamerknowitall

Rename

Randomtransmans (talk) Gamerknowitall (talk)
Approved

I just feel like choosing it. I like Gamerknowitall better because it sounds like why I am in this Wiki. Randomtransmans (talk) 23:42, January 11, 2021 (EST)

CustomArio to ACYosh

Rename

CustomArio (talk) ACYosh (talk)
Approved

Unifying my names across the web, making CustomArio mainly for smurf accounts only (definitely not on the Wiki). ACYoshSign.png 12:45, February 1, 2021 (EST)

Jonas Suder to NormanBates2021

Rename

Jonas Suder (talk) NormanBates2021 (talk)
Approved

I dont really like the name Jonas Suder anymore, i now wish to be called NormanBates2021. joel and benji madden part of the koopalings (talk) 20:01, February 10, 2021 (EST)

Luigifan312 to Dr. Fire Luigi

Rename

Luigifan312 (talk) Dr. Fire Luigi (talk)
Approved

Goodbye old username, it's been a great 6 1/2 years... But really, it's very outdated and I want to be consistent with the boards Luigifan312 (talk) 10:35, February 21, 2021 (EST)

AgentJDN to Hexelectron

Rename

AgentJDN (talk) Hexelectron (talk)
Approved

It's been a very long time since I've last edited for Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam glitches on the Super Mario Wiki and added a few Game Overs here and there. As of 2020, I've now become the blue hexagon, Hexelectron! This name applies to my presence on WiKirby (also part of NIWA), as well as other sites I'm on now. Changing it to Hexelectron would help keep the consistency of my names up and running, and I love the name as well, since it really does represent me. AgentJDN (talk) 05:27, March 3, 2021 (EST)

Dreamy Bowser to Bowser64

Rename

Dreamy Bowser (talk) Bowser64 (talk)
Rejected

I Wanna Change it so it's shorter. I kept this username since December of 2020. User: Dreamy Bowser

Your account must be 3 - full - months old to request a rename. Get back to us around March 20. --Glowsquid (talk) 18:49, March 10, 2021 (EST)

Dreamy Bowser to Bowser64

Rename

Dreamy Bowser (talk) Bowser64 (talk)
Approved

Ok,Well It's The 21st Now.Dreamy Bowser (talk) 08:25, March 21, 2021 (EDT)

Klap Trap to Wild Blacksmith

Rename

Klap Trap (talk) Wild Blacksmith (talk)
Approved

I only use the name Klap Trap on Fandom and Discord and i would like to change it here as well. -- Klappi (talk) 10:59, March 29, 2021 (EDT)

SRMX12 to Lira

Rename

SRMX12 (talk) Lira (talk)
Approved

I haven't edited here in nearly four years, but this is the name I use online now. Lira (talk) 21:40, April 27, 2021 (EDT)