Usernames are greyed out?


#1

Is this a new feature I missed? I’ve noticed some people’s usernames are grey—I thought it was for newcomers but some people’s accounts indicate they joined last year or even farther back. I was just curious what it meant!


#2

:thinking:
Haven’t seen that yet.


#3

I have seen it but not much(i just joined here) I thought it just means they blocked you or their account isn’t accessible no more.


#4

I’ve clicked on some and they didn’t seem to be banned or blocking me, and they were still active on the forum when I saw it! :thinking: I’d take a screenshot the next time I saw one but I wouldn’t want to call anyone out randomly lol.


#5

Maybe they’re online and inactive?


#6

The person I saw was posting actively for a few days, that’s how I first noticed it! :thinking: But in their case, they were also brand new, so I dunno haha! Maybe it’s just “time spent on the forum” instead of “how recently was the account created”! I just didn’t know if that feature was present before!


#7

ah, i mean inactive as in ‘afk’


#8

It means they’re new(-ish). They’re not “full members” of the forum yet.


#9

Ah, gotcha! I guess I just never noticed it before then, haha!


#10

does that mean mines gray as well? I don’t know if it is


#11

Yours is not, not to me! That’s the weird bit that I can’t figure out, lol!


#12

I’m new, let’s see if my name is grey :thinking:


#13

How new you are isn’t dependent on when you joined but rather what you’ve done on the forum since joining.

I think.


#14

Pretty much this.