You signed a comment "vanherrmann" and userlinked it, I believe.
Normally, comments are signed with four tildes (e.g. ~~~~). If you want to go by the username "vanherrmann", you're free to register using that name if you like. Lord Grammaticus (talk) 06:57, 19 January 2014 (EST)
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