hi, i want to change my name to Viking59 to post it in my user page on wikipedia but i'm said it's unavailable. the problem is noone has an account with this name?

how can i change this?


asked 12 Nov '16, 18:45

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OSM display names need to be unique regardless of case, as there is an user https://www.openstreetmap.org/user/viking59 you wont be able to change to Viking59.

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answered 12 Nov '16, 21:23

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Ok then. Thanks for your answer. ;)

(13 Nov '16, 14:26) Viking59100

PS: in case it isn't obvious, you should naturally check if viking59 isn't actually an account of yours.

(13 Nov '16, 20:35) SimonPoole ♦
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