Registration: Using deleted username

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@cliffj Here's the new thread. Please provide explanation you couldn't in the previous one. Thanks!
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Posted 1 year ago

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Vincent Fournols

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Hi Miguel,

Could you provide the link to the said thread, so we can catch up and help?
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Ed Jones (XLIX)

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Hi Miguel,
A user "ur" name is for use with a regular or IMDB Pro Account and Get Satisfaction.
Once deleted it cannot be reused a Michelle stated.
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So basically you're just confirming what she already stated? (Not sure what the 'ur' specification is about.) Michelle, or anyone at IMDb, please provide an explanation when you can. If not, I suggest offering a warning that a username cannot be used again for eternity upon attempting to close your account/profile. I had a duplicate and chose to delete my newer one with the username I planned to transfer to my original since my original had all my saved content. If I had known that would be impossible, I would have kept the newer one and taken the more arduous route re-saving my watch list. Thanks, all!
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What's the difference between an IMDb page and user profile?
https://help.imdb.com/article/imdbpro/manage-your-imdb-page/what-s-the-difference-between-an-imdb-pa...#


What is the ‘Your Activity’ page?
https://help.imdb.com/article/imdb/general-information/what-is-the-your-activity-page/G8SENDF7QY24DA...#


ClaireMarieee
IMDb member since September 2012
https://www.imdb.com/user/ur36221967/

Claire, Employee
Joined on April 29, 2016
https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb/people/claire_7889547

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Your User Profile Page
https://www.imdb.com/profile

Your Ratings:
https://www.imdb.com/list/ratings/

Your Update History:
https://www.imdb.com/updates/history

Your Contribution History (Beta): Oct 23 2018
https://contribute.imdb.com/contributions/history

Your Lists:
https://www.imdb.com/profile/lists

Your Watchlist:
https://www.imdb.com/watchlist

Your IMDb Pro Name page:
https://pro.imdb.com/mypage

Getsatisfaction IMDb Customer Community
https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb/

Your User Profile Page:
https://getsatisfaction.com/me

Profile Information:
https://getsatisfaction.com/me/edit

Email & Notifications:
https://getsatisfaction.com/me/notifications

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My discussion doesn’t concern any type of page, or getsatisfaction.com profile/username. Just the one you create on IMDb.com to save a watchlist and rate titles. Sorry if this community deals with multiple branches related to IMDb. It just seems to be the only support resource available. Ah, look at that, on desktop, I’m now able to find their Contact Us option. Thanks all!
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Col Needham
Actor
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1000000/   NM

Col Needham
IMDb member since October 1990
Founder and CEO of IMDb.
https://www.imdb.com/user/ur1000000/   UR

Col Needham,  Official Rep
Joined on December 11, 2012
https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb/people/col_needham
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Hi, Miguel Agawin. The point of this topic is to discuss the idea.
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Miguel Agawin

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I'm pretty sure at this point there must be a points system for replies.
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Ed Jones (XLIX)

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No there is not! LOL
You understand the answers I gave Miguel?
An IMDb Employee or another might definitively be able to find out if your lists and ratings are available to recover into your new account.
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Miguel Agawin

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Thanks cliffj, yours are legit. Watch list is fine since I went with my original, but the username, miguelagawin, from the new one I deleted, is gone with the wind. #tear (since this platform rejects emojis—without telling you I might add.) (I also understand 'ur's and 'nm's now found in URLs...even though there was never a need to.) Someday this will be fixed, like one's permanent PSN username. For now, I must settle for hoping, and move forward to the rest of the evening.
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Would be nice to be able to turn it on and off like a credit or debit card. I agree.
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That is for other things. Your answers are here. I got sidetracked on a phone call.
Ur means user UseR.
Once a "ur" is deleted it cannot be revived. It can be merged however I believe. That will require an answer from Michelle.
An "nm" Name Page is for Actors and Actresses or Crew NaMe
A name can be reissued "NM" But will have a Roman Numeral identifier attached.
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Ed Jones (XLIX)

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Act_1
Your data submission Info was not helpful nor asked for.
It might be better in the future before you do your thing to ask first.
Otherwise it confuses things and frustrates people that just want an actual answer, not statistical nonsense.
I have no problem with your data when it is called for. (Asked)
No one is better than you here at Data. No One!!
But Without context or an explanation your submissions are useless to a lay person.
Please Ask Before You Do This.
Please!!!
Cheers
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Miguel
My discussion doesn’t concern any type of page, or getsatisfaction.com profile/username. Just the one you create on IMDb.com to save a watchlist and rate titles.


The one you create on IMDb.com to save watchlists and rate titles is your "ur' username.
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Unfortunately I believe that when you deleted the account all the data went with it.
Michelle would have a better answer.
Also the reason for the new Post was so that an IMDb Employee will look into your concern. The other thread was answered 5 years ago and would not be responded to by an Employee.

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I endorse the implementation of a feature that allows a person to change his/her IMDb handle to an alphanumeric string identical to one used before, but the circumstances would have to be limited, in such a way as to make it hard for one person to impersonate another without that other's consent.