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Offline NinjaGimp369

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Your soldat name limit... too short?
« on: January 17, 2007, 09:26:34 am »
I might have been stoned or high, but i swear a saw a soldatter with 30+ characters in his name (yep, i probably was stoned). :-\

Anyway, I find that the soldat name limit should be increased slightly (25-30 character max maybe?). I just find that the 24 or so characters we are allowed now is a bit too little. I may be the only one who thinks this... :P. What do you guys think? ???
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Re: Your soldat name limit... too short?
« Reply #1 on: January 17, 2007, 09:41:38 am »
i even didn't know that there's limit :)

anyway, could you give reasons why should it be increased, as you didn't give any,

as i can see your nick NinjaGimp369 will fit without any problems and you still have 12 characters left for clan (if you're in any)

and look can write my nick 6 times with 24 char limit ::)
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Re: Your soldat name limit... too short?
« Reply #2 on: January 17, 2007, 09:44:19 am »
How can 24 limit be small? Well, in case you want something like ~:|K.I.L.L.E.R.S.|:~<<<M3G4D347H>>>, but in that case I recommend to stop playing Soldat and save our souls.


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Re: Your soldat name limit... too short?
« Reply #3 on: January 17, 2007, 10:10:16 am »
24 characters... is a small limit? Don't join 12 clans and don't have a name like "Ultimate Ninja Shadow of Dragon Destiny Doom".

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Re: Your soldat name limit... too short?
« Reply #4 on: January 17, 2007, 10:33:06 am »
Imo those long names which are just like >>>]]])))}}}lol{{{(((<<< are noobish.

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Re: Your soldat name limit... too short?
« Reply #5 on: January 17, 2007, 10:43:19 am »
nah...

I think it's fine.
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Re: Your soldat name limit... too short?
« Reply #6 on: January 17, 2007, 11:39:37 am »
Yeah, plus its really annoying for all the people who want fancy names,
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Re: Your soldat name limit... too short?
« Reply #7 on: January 17, 2007, 12:03:09 pm »
Well, I use my nickname gedazz which is only 6 characters, so I have no problems. And I think that using really long names (24 chars - what the heck?!) is really disturbing and annoying.

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Re: Your soldat name limit... too short?
« Reply #8 on: January 17, 2007, 01:05:39 pm »
Do you really even need more than 10 or 15?  It's a name, not a definition or a sentence.


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Re: Your soldat name limit... too short?
« Reply #9 on: January 17, 2007, 01:11:19 pm »
And long names are not just annoying, but they are very uncomfortable, when you are playing in teams. Standing on one spot in soldat for 5 seconds is deadly! For example:

"Reyk, cover the flag! Jones, follow me! K√§elkyrjakkellel√Ķli√ľnen√§gu, you-" BOOM!




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Re: Your soldat name limit... too short?
« Reply #10 on: January 17, 2007, 01:36:27 pm »
"Reyk, cover the flag! Jones, follow me! K√§elkyrjakkellel√Ķli√ľnen√§gu, you-" BOOM!

I get your point, but I'll give you a little tip: Tab auto-completes player names. Pretty useful. Doesn't work however if it isn't the first word written... a bit sad. :(

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Re: Your soldat name limit... too short?
« Reply #11 on: January 17, 2007, 01:51:48 pm »
saying you where 'stoned' is not cool, not funny, get a life..

and i think the character limit is long enough, it's to annoying and how would the the teksts size of 'you killed 44455569785475754sdgsbhsznen' be? i think it's fine.

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Re: Your soldat name limit... too short?
« Reply #12 on: January 17, 2007, 03:35:19 pm »
It's definitely way too short.

VERY ANGRY CAPS LOCK MAN is not nearly as annoying as EXTREMELY ANGRY CAPS LOCK MAN. How am I supposed to troll effectively with a name of such paltry length?

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Re: Your soldat name limit... too short?
« Reply #13 on: January 17, 2007, 04:48:03 pm »
I can't fit my current name:
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Re: Your soldat name limit... too short?
« Reply #14 on: January 17, 2007, 07:52:28 pm »
Ahh, didn't think about that before I made the post:

Well, I use my nickname gedazz which is only 6 characters, so I have no problems. And I think that using really long names (24 chars - what the heck?!) is really disturbing and annoying.

Very true, it could get pretty annoying with a server full of ppl with their names lyk "poiugkdnshuuflowndhasijdpalqfvnhd." Thanks for clearing that up for me. Shoulda realised it myself..  ::) :P
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Re: Your soldat name limit... too short?
« Reply #15 on: January 17, 2007, 08:15:17 pm »
Bah, increase the limit to twenty six. Then people can do the alphabet :)

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Re: Your soldat name limit... too short?
« Reply #16 on: January 17, 2007, 09:03:36 pm »
If your name is beyond 24 characters, it might be a good idea to nuke all the non-essential adjectives in it and cut down on the punctuation.. :D
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Re: Your soldat name limit... too short?
« Reply #17 on: January 18, 2007, 12:13:48 am »
In my opinion, long names are annoying and tend to become a nousnece.

I know the common person wouldn't do this, but I was actually playing a game with someone named "Shut Up Niggas! Yeah!". Swear to god.

Names are sacred, and in my opinion, should be short, sweet, easy to remember and to the point. I think that my name describes my interests (I like megaman games if you didn't notice). Shouldn't yours?

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Re: Your soldat name limit... too short?
« Reply #18 on: January 18, 2007, 06:42:10 am »
I think the current limit is just fine.

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Re: Your soldat name limit... too short?
« Reply #19 on: January 18, 2007, 07:06:48 am »
Some clans have long names like /|{[>M</e|h\[|>F<|]orce]}|\ -=- I(3|0uffoon .
Something like that, pretty annoying.