Deleting account

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Hello, if I want to delete my account how could I do that? Would my posts/comments still be available? Would my user show up on my posts/comments?
 

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Hello!

We don’t actually delete accounts as deleting posts would mess up the flow of threads. We normally suggest that you turn off all of your notifications and just stop logging in. :)
 
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Hello!

We don’t actually delete accounts as deleting posts would mess up the flow of threads. We normally suggest that you turn off all of your notifications and just stop logging in. :)
So there would be no option for deleting this account? I want to create another account for this site but do want this account to be deleted. Would getting banned be an option? 😅
 

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So there would be no option for deleting this account? I want to create another account for this site but do want this account to be deleted. Would getting banned be an option? 😅
If you are banned it's permanent. You will not be allowed to come back with a different account.
 

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So there would be no option for deleting this account? I want to create another account for this site but do want this account to be deleted. Would getting banned be an option? 😅
When you signed up you agreed to the forum rules, and the first of those is One account per person please.
The account you have now is your one account.
 

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Is there a particular reason why you want it deleted? They only block accounts if you break the rules. I'm not suggesting you do this though.

There's really no reason to delete accounts because as they said above it causes technical issues with the website.

If there's a particular thread you don't want on here anymore they can just lock the thread or possibly delete it though.

And yes don't create multiple accounts, part of why this isn't allowed aside from malicious reasons is technical since it disrupts the flow of threads and takes up space on the server.
 
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When you signed up you agreed to the forum rules, and the first of those is One account per person please.
The account you have now is your one account.
I see, I assumed it would be one account at a time as in no alt accounts.
 
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Is there a particular reason why you want it deleted? They only block accounts if you break the rules. I'm not suggesting you do this though.

There's really no reason to delete accounts because as they said above it causes technical issues with the website.

If there's a particular thread you don't want on here anymore they can just lock the thread or possibly delete it though.

And yes don't create multiple accounts, part of why this isn't allowed aside from malicious reasons is technical since it disrupts the flow of threads and takes up space on the server.
I never thought it would cause issues with the website I havent heard of that before, its usually an option thats available on other websites. Theres a reason to make me want to delete the account but I dont have a particular thread I want deleted.
I dont mean multiple accounts at the same time
 

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If someone is bothering you, you can flag the post (click on the little flag at the lower left corner of the post) and the site moderators will look into the situation. This site is one of the best run and maintained sites in my experience.
 

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I never thought it would cause issues with the website I havent heard of that before, its usually an option thats available on other websites. Theres a reason to make me want to delete the account but I dont have a particular thread I want deleted.
I dont mean multiple accounts at the same time
It depends on the website. A lot of forums don't allow it. People post here and get good answers from members who have taken the time, energy and expertise to respond. It's unfair to remove their posts, and they are often useful to other members.
As for not being comfortable with your current account, as kms kms says, you need to contact a moderator. Either flag your post, or PM one of us with the reason why you need this done, and we'll look into it. This isn't the best place to sort it out.
 

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People post here and get good answers from members who have taken the time, energy and expertise to respond. It's unfair to remove their posts, and they are often useful to other members.
This is so true. :agree: If a member starts a thread about a particular problem that I've had personal experience with I always try to show my support by offering advice or encouraging words. I know for a fact that I've done a search to find posts when my cat is going through a difficult time whether it be health related or something else. Therefore, I would hope my post is not deleted and as mani mani said "useful to other members."
 
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