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Journal Entry: Thu May 17, 2012, 8:17 AM
If you haven't noticed already -- you can now change your username!

I've had a few comments on mine already. I've been wanting to change from "chix0r" for a while now. Lots of reasons, but the main one being that it was always such a hassle to explain to people when dealing with them in a professional capacity. I've used "chix0r" for a long time, from way back before deviantART and my internet home was IRC. Loads of things have changed since then, so I was stoked to be able to change it on deviantART finally.

I'm fourteenthstar on twitter, and my personal domain is 14thstar.com so it makes sense to match them up. There's no magical story behind the name other than around the time that I came up with it, I was in the process of getting a full sleeve tattooed on my arm, which contained a number of stars -- and at that moment in time, I counted fourteen of them. Simples!

What do you think of the username changes? Have you changed already or are you planning on picking out a new name?

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:iconpinguino:
pinguino Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
all the name changes are so confusing! i will try to remember you are chix0r :)
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yourdoom243 Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2012  Professional Writer
I would like to change mine to match what is essentially my new online name and only needed to change it once. Nor can I essentially make a new account that's 7 years old. Its disappointing that the only way to do this is through a premium account.
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:icondeviant-garde:
deviant-garde Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2012
So... why DID you ever use the name "chix0r"? :paranoid:
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:iconmirrorkills:
mirrorkills Featured By Owner May 30, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
never actually thought id see it happened; but i guess with dA never say never. Tempted to change mine; but i more than likely won't.
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:iconcraigmcarthur:
CraigMcArthur Featured By Owner May 26, 2012  Professional Interface Designer
How long does 'Formally known as' stay on your profile?
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:icongisapizzatto:
GisaPizzatto Featured By Owner May 20, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
not planning to change mine....
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:iconnishma:
nishma Featured By Owner May 20, 2012  Professional Interface Designer
might be hard to keep track on old people i follow or visit only now and then.. might disapear on me after a name change..
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GisaPizzatto Featured By Owner May 20, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
agreed!
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:iconfritsenator:
fritsenator Featured By Owner May 20, 2012  Professional Interface Designer
Your username makes sense now! :dummy: I've changed to ^fvdsloot as I was fed up with my old one as well.
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:iconlou-in-canada:
Lou-in-Canada Featured By Owner May 21, 2012   Traditional Artist
what was our old user name then, Frits? I know you're a dutchie, but don't know who you were :lmao:
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:iconfritsenator:
fritsenator Featured By Owner May 31, 2012  Professional Interface Designer
It was ^MC-Frizzle :giggle:
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:iconlou-in-canada:
Lou-in-Canada Featured By Owner May 31, 2012   Traditional Artist
ah, that's it! :)
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:iconkjherstin:
Kjherstin Featured By Owner May 20, 2012
I think this is an awesome opportunity for so many people and it's great to see that we can see who changed their username in our message centre under 'Activity Stacks'. Well thought through. Fortunately enough I really like mine and was able to find a fitting username from the beginning of my internet days.

:thumbsup: to deviantART
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:iconlou-in-canada:
Lou-in-Canada Featured By Owner May 19, 2012   Traditional Artist
I find it confusing, people changing their names. I'm going to stay exactly how I am. I picked a good name, Im happy with it. Also, it's easy to remember :D
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lemontea Featured By Owner May 19, 2012
You'll always be Chix0r to me darlin!

But, I have debated on changing my account name to ClayChastain, and deleting all my art. Then again, I'm torn because this shit is my legacy on the site.
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:iconnokari:
nokari Featured By Owner May 19, 2012  Professional Interface Designer
So confused :la:
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:iconrosary0fsighs:
Rosary0fSighs Featured By Owner May 18, 2012
I changed from "methylated-spirit" :)
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AlexandraVBach Featured By Owner May 17, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
I'll probably change mine later today, can't stand the "Wishmistress" anymore lol, need to have something more pro, I'll certainly go for AlexandraVBach :)
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fourteenthstar Featured By Owner May 18, 2012
:thumbsup:
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:iconalexandrasalas:
alexandrasalas Featured By Owner May 17, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Changed mine as soon as I woke up. I had been wanting this for years because frankly, kasumichan2003 was really n00bish. :/
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spoems Featured By Owner May 17, 2012   Writer
I like it, though I'm happy with my user name. ::thumbsup:
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:iconnyx-valentine:
Nyx-Valentine Featured By Owner May 17, 2012  Professional General Artist
I'm only wishing I didn't have an account with my preferred username set up already :( Now I can't change over to it. Still exciting though!
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Velox-Mortis Featured By Owner May 17, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Awesome!!!
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PixlPhantasy Featured By Owner May 17, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Great that you are allowing it now, mostly for those who "grew out" of their old names. I will not be changing mine though. I quite like it and took me a while to come up with it. I tend to do most of my work digitally either drawing, manipulations, design or photos. Pixels. I tend do more fantasy than anything. Changed the F to a Ph and there you have it. Dropped the E in Pixel because some sites had character restrictions for usernames.

Quite like it and grown quite attached. Quite often use it for a gamer tag too. :giggle: More Pixls!
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Nyiana-sama Featured By Owner May 17, 2012
Hm, even though I was the average thirteen year old when I came up with my name, I have absolutely no desire to change it. :) A few years ago I decided to stick with this username on here no matter what.
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iamtequila Featured By Owner May 17, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
I'm very happy with this. ;3 I used to use fireflyx as my username, now I can unify my sites as *iamtequila.

I don't think it'll change again though.
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AndyGassner Featured By Owner May 17, 2012  Professional
You have no idea how thankful I am for this. It literally made me jump up and down in excitement. :lol:
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:iconpatrickruegheimer:
PatrickRuegheimer Featured By Owner May 18, 2012   Photographer
Does it feels weird when I'm stalkin you everywhere? :manhug:

/I'm gonna stfu for now then.
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:iconandygassner:
AndyGassner Featured By Owner May 23, 2012  Professional
:giggle: You're so silly. :hug:
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:iconpatrickruegheimer:
PatrickRuegheimer Featured By Owner May 23, 2012   Photographer
:blushes:
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:iconelandria:
Elandria Featured By Owner May 17, 2012  Professional General Artist
I think its a great move by DA to allow this, made a lot of people very happy :D I'll be sticking with my original name though, I wasn't that inventive when I made my first account lol
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:iconevlydia:
Evlydia Featured By Owner May 17, 2012  Student General Artist
I've been wanting to change my name for awhile too! I used to be morbidmistress666 but that hasn't suited me well in a long time.
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:iconkrissi001:
Krissi001 Featured By Owner May 17, 2012
I just changed *Krissi001-Stamps to *krissimonsta :giggle:
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:iconkupogames:
KupoGames Featured By Owner May 17, 2012
I have no idea who you are now.
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:iconitti:
Itti Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I feel like this about so many people :grump:
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:iconxadrea:
Xadrea Featured By Owner May 17, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
i love my username, i was xadrea before i joined and i'll continue to be ^ ^
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:iconalanralph:
AlanRalph Featured By Owner May 17, 2012  Professional General Artist
:chix0r: 4evar!
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:iconbranchewski:
Branchewski Featured By Owner May 17, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Changed it after 7 years, too. Guess we all grow past our first usernames. I will miss chix0r very much, though. Please don't change your avatar at least until I get used to your new name. :giggle:
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AnnaKirsten Featured By Owner May 17, 2012   General Artist
Arrrrrrrrrrrgh! I closed my photographic account because I didn't like the name I'd chosen - and it was paid for for about another 6 months from now! :( What a pity we weren't told this might happen..
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:iconneurotype:
neurotype Featured By Owner May 17, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
For the first time ever, this matches with my other stuff :nod:
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:iconcasperium:
Casperium Featured By Owner May 17, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
I like my username... however it would be nice to have another account under my real name and be able to tie it to this one so no matter what is typed in they get to the same account. My art is taking off and it would be nice to have either name take you to the same account if typed into Google etc...
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ClickClickBangUK Featured By Owner May 17, 2012  Professional Photographer
i'm WELL happy about it! i left 'ladytwiglet' behind a LONG time ago, clickclickbang was already taken but i've always loved that my friends refer to me as a 'mofotographer' :lol:
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Evil-e33 Featured By Owner May 17, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
I LOVE your name change Donna! <3
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ClickClickBangUK Featured By Owner May 17, 2012  Professional Photographer
hehe thanks kathy :D yours is pretty awesome too ;)
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:iconmudimba:
mudimba Featured By Owner May 17, 2012  Hobbyist
You'll always be $chix0r to me (TBH, I was jealous about how cool your username was) :-)
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:iconrotane:
rotane Featured By Owner May 17, 2012  Professional
can
open
worms
everywhere!
:noes:
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KovoWolf Featured By Owner May 17, 2012  Professional General Artist
:heart: Love it :) and as far as the username change, I love that too. I know that was a huge request and the ability to change them now is great! Especially if you came on this site a long time ago and choose a random username not thinking perhaps one day, for example, you'd become a popular artist or really want to make a name for yourself. To be able to change a possible "cute-c" name is great! huge thumbsup to DA technology and all of DA!
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Ice-11 Featured By Owner May 17, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I'm planning on changing mine and for the same reason as you, to adapt to my professional life as Ice-11 was same name I thought of when I was still a teenage kid and when art was only a hobby.
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zungzwang Featured By Owner May 17, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I just changed mine as well. I was tired of 'xpedr0' and it looked a bit... childish. Plus, I've been using zungzwang on other websites for a while now and my old username here seemed a bit off. I even thought of creating a new account here with this username so I couldn't be mroe glad about this new option!
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endosage Featured By Owner May 17, 2012  Professional Interface Designer
AGH, NO MORE CHIX0R! An era has passed (as is true for the site as a whole) — we can now opt to be more ourselves (whatever that means to you personally, real name or "space name" or... anything you want), and that's awesome.

I like the story behind your new username. It's simple, but the idea that it relates to art, and more importantly, art that you commissioned yourself and placed ONTO yourself, I think says a lot about you as a person. Art means a lot to you obviously, and for you to reference that through a means of identifying yourself to others, I think is really cool. I really appreciate the angle you took with the new name. Good stuff :)
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