phantom11's blog

By phantom11, 7 years ago, In English,

Firstly a very happy new year to all coders here :) Hope this year brings lots of Accepted to you.

I have written this blog to help people who ask questions regarding how to change the handle. If you decide to change the handle, (and you thought twice about it, because it is irreversible and can be done only once) , this blog might help you.

This is a new year gift from codeforces and only valid for the first ten days.

Follow the mouse pointer and you are done!!!

 
 
 
 
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7 years ago, # |
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I'm using gmail to login so I don't have password for my account.

what should I do?

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    7 years ago, # ^ |
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    Try to use "Forgot your password" link

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I can't change my handle from Bayram to bayram ! x( Can anyone tell me how ?

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    7 years ago, # ^ |
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    That is because the handle names are case- insensitive. You can log in with both the names. Check it out !!

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    7 years ago, # ^ |
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    You can change to another name. And after year change back to bayram :P

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      Is it allowed to re-change the handle another year once you have changed it this year?? I am not that sure..

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        7 years ago, # ^ |
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        It is a good question :) And last thing which stop me to change my handle :P

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        7 years ago, # ^ |
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        Yes, it's allowed. Checked by myself :)

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I can't change my handle, error message says

"You can't not use this handle"

but, I can't find user use this handle... someone know why?

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7 years ago, # |
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I successfully changed my handle . Thanks a lot for this info :)

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What should I do if I want to swap my handle with my friend's?

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    4 years ago, # ^ |
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    Well you cannot do that :( But it can be done if you can wait for a year :)

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      4 years ago, # ^ |
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      Actually, Mike stated that you can never have a handle that has previously be instantiated.

      You can change your handle to the new one which wasn't used before by anybody or which was used by you before.

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        Oh damn :/

        I 'reserved' my preferred handle and was waiting to swap it when changes are allowed. Is it possible to swap if the other user hasnt participated in any competition and hasnt submitted any solution?

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        how i change my user name

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can anyone help me to change my handle

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    You can't change your handle at anytime, Changing Handle is only available in the first ten days of the year...

    So you have to wait till 1-1-2017 :V

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Is it able to change our handle to ones people used before? It seems like those no-longer-in-use handles are still reserved -- if I find a user using his previous handle, it directs me to a new page with his new handle.

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If i have changed my handle once this year, can i change my handle again next year?