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My user name has changed

  1. my username has changed to akismet and I\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'m not sure why. I thought my user name was baydreamer or baydreamsurf. When I try to use this is says its taken. Can you help please
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  2. HI guys, I had a blog which I havent used in a while. However when I tried to locate my password, my user name is some long winded starting akismet? and then a bunch of numbers

    Can anyone let me know if this has been hacked.

    My blog name, says its in use, but when I try to locate it, it cant.

    Any ideas on this

  3. Yes. I went to the support documentaion and searched and found this dor you:

    Gravatar IDs
    Do you have a funny looking username assigned through Gravatar that starts with g2-* ?
    If so, this was made when an imported Gravatar account had an email address not matching an account with Please login to and then visit to change this username.
    Reade more here >

  4. many thanks I have changed my user name, is there any reason for this to happen? I couldnt see any explanations (unless i didnt read it well enough)

  5. These explain what's changed and why it was changed:
    Recent update to commenting:

    If you want your Gravatar account to match your WordPress account name see >

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