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I can't recognize half the people on my deviantwatch list anymore...:stare: 

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2,513 deviants said Me neither :iconcryforeverplz:
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1,236 deviants said I can... :iconstudmuffinplz:

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:iconhermionegluna1:
HermioneGLuna1 Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2012
I can, only because I have no watchers. :iconotlplz:
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:iconbrightgreeneyes77:
brightgreeneyes77 Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
depends on how often they post art. if they do once in like two month, they have been long forgotten...
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:iconneongecko06:
neongecko06 Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2012
Well, the human mind can only remember around 150 close contacts at once.

But once memory augmentations become a reality, we'll literally be living in Facebook. :iconamgplz:
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:iconcrystalkit1:
Crystalkit1 Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2012
most of the time i dont really care if they change or not, as long as they stay on my watch list ;P
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:iconanti-tanx:
anti-tanX Featured By Owner May 29, 2012
I forget who a lot of people are even before name-changing was allowed. I wish DA had more ways to make it easier to remember, such as:
- Super Favorites (your favorite pic by that artist, to be displayed along with the artist's name/icon in your message center)
- The ability to writes notes/comments about each person you're watching, these will be private (they can't see) and will be displayed in message center.
- Same as above but with fields to post links to their galleries on other sites, and their blogs and tumblrs, or their actual site. And I would rather this be done manually by the watcher instead of the artist, because the artist might not bother linking to their other sites, and even if they did, they would withhold their sites where they post adult work, or stuff they don't want grandma to know about. Honestly if this was implemented it would mean DA would become ''the center of the internet'' since DA would literally act as a watch list for every other site and people could literally migrate watches from other sites (tumblr, etc) onto here.

As for the name changes, it does add confusion, which is why I don't simply delete notices of people changing their name. Whenever someone changes their name, I go to that user's stack in my message center. This helps me better associate their art with their new name and thus helps me remember. After I do that, then I delete the notice.
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:iconnoveltyact:
NoveltyAct Featured By Owner May 29, 2012  Student General Artist
I have 4 watchers that aren't my best friends, so.....
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:iconbmmc:
bmmc Featured By Owner May 28, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Too many freacking awesome people to watch+massive username change=CHAOS
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:iconinsomniarose:
InsomniaRose Featured By Owner May 28, 2012
the avatars help a lot :XD:
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:iconqilorar:
qilorar Featured By Owner May 28, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
just yesterday i had first message what someone changed theryr name, but i knew that name before. Guess all my watching people are poor
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:iconpoppyhunter:
PoppyHunter Featured By Owner May 28, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
I just clicked i can because there was a sexy face attached to it....otherwise i can't :(
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:iconmanda-j-panda:
manda-j-panda Featured By Owner May 27, 2012  Student Digital Artist
If it wasn't for the icons, I wouldn't be able to. Just give me a bit though, and I'll be able to make the new name and the old icon stick in my brain!
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Proxy-0 Featured By Owner May 27, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Lol the only way I seem to be able to remember is their icons. Other than that I would have to go through their galleries to remember lol
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:iconmoossey:
Moossey Featured By Owner May 27, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I can't either, it's sad. D:
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:iconnyssa-tan:
Nyssa-tan Featured By Owner May 27, 2012  Professional General Artist
I can recognize most of the people that I watch, but of the ones that I can't...I don't remember their other name, so I started recognizing them as someone totally different it seems. Kind of sad, really, but I still like their art so it's okay. xD
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:iconcircuitsandwires:
CircuitsandWires Featured By Owner May 27, 2012  Student General Artist
I honestly have no problem recognizing them :shrug:
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:iconvioletgateway:
violetgateway Featured By Owner May 27, 2012  Student General Artist
I have no real problem with all the username changes, even if they are super different
mainly cause the friends I chat too are still all good with the old nicknames that were created from their username
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:iconfuegokid:
fuegokid Featured By Owner May 27, 2012  Student Filmographer
Only people with logical name changes and capitalizing letters...
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:iconsavagefrog:
SavageFrog Featured By Owner May 27, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I now have someone named "grandmathunder" on my watchlist. XD
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:iconsheikthegeek:
SheikTheGeek Featured By Owner May 27, 2012
Make sure to keep the DA messages on who changed their name to what, it helps, lol.
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:iconrisesatspring:
risesatspring Featured By Owner May 27, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
It should notify who changed there name to what under actions I think... Oo; But yeah, I have trouble remembering who's who unless there art style is really peculiar.
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:iconbwahhahahaaa:
bwahhahahaaa Featured By Owner May 27, 2012  Student Digital Artist
it does!
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:iconrisesatspring:
risesatspring Featured By Owner May 27, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yeah, although I still get confused at times.
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:iconmar-the-curious:
Mar-The-Curious Featured By Owner May 27, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
same here :iconsadplz:
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:iconshockand-awe:
Shockand-Awe Featured By Owner May 27, 2012  Student General Artist
I am the 32 percent
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:iconmokkunchan:
MokkunChan Featured By Owner May 27, 2012
Usually i recognise people over the avatar and if they change it i get confused lol xD
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:iconi-am-tsukiko:
i-am-tsukiko Featured By Owner May 27, 2012  Student General Artist
Me too…
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:iconxxxxzz:
XxXXzZ Featured By Owner May 27, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Most people I watch didn't change their names much, maybe just the capitalization or something, but it's close enough that I can still recognize them.
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:iconwezenbeesje:
wezenbeesje Featured By Owner May 27, 2012  Professional General Artist
I can, because I barely watch anyone. :XD:
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:icongoldendestiny:
GoldenDestiny Featured By Owner May 27, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Only a few artists have changed their names so far on my list, and most of them have kept the same style, so I might get confused by the name at first, but then I just add a note on their file and it's all good!
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:icondarknightwolf2010:
darknightwolf2010 Featured By Owner May 27, 2012
i can by their avatars :)
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:iconrisesatspring:
risesatspring Featured By Owner May 27, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Same here :)
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:iconasouldiverted:
ASoulDiverted Featured By Owner May 27, 2012
I just got back on DA, I only know a few people. D=
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:iconmeowkittycat478:
meowkittycat478 Featured By Owner May 27, 2012
i can recognize 75% im sure :iconstudmuffinplz:
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:iconrosettehiruka:
RosetteHiruka Featured By Owner May 27, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Since I don't watch that many people I just recognize them by their icons and art =3 not many changed their names. In my groups however....OTL
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:iconkeyshe54:
Keyshe54 Featured By Owner May 27, 2012   Traditional Artist
I can't recognize the names at least. The art looks the same though :D
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:iconsatyrtail:
Satyrtail Featured By Owner May 27, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
God knows how many times I've watched LOADS of completely random people from a Livestream, high off happy/jittery music and sweets and wake up the next morning, not recognizing ANYONE in my inbox O_O

It's like being drunk and agreeing to take pictures and ask for numbers of loads of people you meet in a club, and then never see again XD
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:iconrockandanime:
rockandanime Featured By Owner May 27, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
they all changed their names at once so a any effort I make into knowing their names goes to waste
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:iconwhitelygermistress:
WhiteLygerMistress Featured By Owner May 27, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Almost everyone on my list changed their names at once q.q
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:iconpurpletartan:
PurpleTartan Featured By Owner May 27, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Same here! D: A ton of them have changed their usernames!
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:iconthehatlady:
TheHatLady Featured By Owner May 27, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I can because there aren't many...
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:iconodyanii:
Odyanii Featured By Owner May 27, 2012  Student Digital Artist
In general I can't from their name, I have to go look at their art, but alas, that doesn't work for everyone.
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:iconaiwealako:
AiweAlako Featured By Owner May 27, 2012  Student General Artist
A few of them I actually knew better by their other names because Imma creepy stalker and follow their blogs and tumblrs and stuff... It's kind of a relief to have everyone condensing down to just one or two web-names.
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:iconsplendidangel:
splendidangel Featured By Owner May 27, 2012  Student General Artist
I did not delete the notifications of people changing name into what. So I can still recognize it :D
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:iconcaptain-point:
Captain-Point Featured By Owner May 27, 2012  Student Digital Artist
I can, only 'cause it says "Formerly <Insert Old Name Here> on their front page. :3
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:iconmaverrix:
Maverrix Featured By Owner May 27, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
It's not that hard. I can tell who it is from their art style.
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:iconemohikaruchan:
EmoHikaruChan Featured By Owner May 27, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I can, deviant tells me when people change their name and I have a manageable amount of people, and I delete people if I don't like their stuff anymore.
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:iconarisu-ami-chan:
Arisu-Ami-Chan Featured By Owner May 27, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Most of them are my friends or people who have faved something I fif before.
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:iconxdreamdancerx:
xDreamDancerx Featured By Owner May 27, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
I forget so often because I watch so many people, that I only recognize the ones I've favorited a lot of. Or if I see their avatar.
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:iconcaephire:
caephire Featured By Owner May 27, 2012  Student Digital Artist
I try to keep my watchlist short. ;u;
Once I start not recognizing someone or not being such a big fan of their art anymore, I remove 'em. ;u;
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:icondeviouswitch:
DeviousWitch Featured By Owner May 27, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Luckily, on my devWatch list just a few people changed their names, and i remembered their usernames, so i got no promblems with that ^^
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