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Who or what are these Player _12345679 ships??

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They're players, but unregistered ones.

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I think there's an option to play the game without actually registering an account like the rest of us.  So they end up with the automated usernames.

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Why don't they just register an account?

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Most likely a fear of spam. 

I know, it's silly, but it is what it is.

 

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13 minutes ago, ROY4LP4IN said:

Why don't they just register an account?

In case they don't wanna register. Consider it as a type of demo.

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Just now, Unabletony said:

In case they don't wanna register. Consider it as a type of demo.

Seen a bunch with tier ten ships

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15 minutes ago, ROY4LP4IN said:

Why don't they just register an account?

Ya know, that's a good question and one that I have been asking myself....when the rest of us originally signed up for this game, we all had to register, pick a user name and more or less make ourselves accountable, there is just something about this being anonymous thing with an unregistered account that bothers me a little, not sure what it is, but it does. 

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There's one or two that have kept their "unregistered" names on their account.  But Tier 10? 

Time to start suspecting bot testing?

 

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BTW, when I first tried the game I did the unregistered thing.  It's a good way to see what it's all about, and I truly hate to register for anything blind. But maybe WG should establish a rule - no anonymous play above Tier 3, or whatever. 

 

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Yeah I've seen some tier 9 and 10s with this type of name. I figured it was unregistered and thought that was really strange.

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It's an interesting way for someone to sample what the game has to offer with the least amount of commitment

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FWIW I ignore these players. If you can't decide you like it after reaching T4 or T5,  then there is something wrong. I will not div with them or accept them into a Clan. They smell of bots in many cases.

 

I have seen them in high tier and in Premiums. What is wrong with these people, that they even spend money and don't have enough pride to get their own nickname in game? 

 

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Or maybe the Premiums were gifts and they just can't make up their minds?  :cap_haloween:

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I look at people with that kind of name at T9 and T10 are grinding an account to sell it.

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trolls. And most of them you see will be at tier 5, usually a Nicholas. (And pink too)

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They're not usernames WG reset? Saw that with a couple online games years ago and took the practice to be universal.

 

Something doesn't add up. Every account needs an email in order to login. Rarely see these oddities, and far as I remember, their behavior is human, not bot.

 

Methinks it's an account being grinded for later sale. Underground market online for game accounts in many genres.

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The email address is to tie the game to your WG account.  Not strictly necessary.  IIRC it issues the temporary name and pwd.

 

 

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5 hours ago, TheDreadnought said:

They are also players who had an inappropriate name that got reset by the mods.

Those are RenamedUser_675796458645 IIRC

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