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I feel very frustrated. My username contains no curse words, and I am not at all making fun of other's names. Only a police officer would ask someone's "intent" like that. The email message makes me feel very disrespected. After getting the email, I informed the Moderator Team that my name is Amily. I also added that extra info to my website ...


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I disagree with the moderators’ decision. I don’t have trouble distinguishing them, and this user is obviously not trying to impersonate amWhy. There’s also the issue of precedent. As quid brings up, there are many users named John. Will we start allowing only one John? If you agree that amWily should be allowed to keep this username, upvote this post.


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There is no problem in itself with close or identical usernames. There is a quite active user quid on money.se that is not me. There are any number of users named John, some of them likely actually named John others just picking it as some common name. And so on. This was also said in the message: "even identical user names are possible." The ...


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If one really wants to answer a closable question, one might consider editing the question to make it conform more readily with the site's standards. This works especially well when the original question lacks background and motivation, which is often the case, and often the question's only flaw (i.e. the question is mathematically sound). I have seen many ...


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I answered the question being discussed in this meta-question. The first paragraph of my answer is, I think, relevant here: In general, if a question on Math SE may be answered with a simple yes-or-no, then the question is almost certainly off-topic. There seems to be a consensus in the community that these kinds of proof verification problems are not ...


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This comes up frequently, and the meta-question is basically a duplicate (see below), but this time let me try to pin down the problem with this type of answer. If verifying the answer is just as hard as answering the question, the answer-post adds nothing. Let me elaborate. Literally just yesterday, I came across an answer to a similar question that said ...


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That may very well depend on the context.


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