╪ Using special characters in screen name

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DOes anybody know if bliz will let us use special characters (alt key codes) when creating our screen names for the game? ╪
I know characters names cant have specials.

I wanted my Monk to be named Волк, but I have to settle for Volk.
No point since names aren't exclusive. You can make any name you want and spell it normally.

ASCII names are lame and unoriginal. NEWSFLASH if your super creative name is taken, think of another super creative name you creativity monster, don't just make the first one with stupid ASCII characters.
I hope they don't allow it. But that's just me.
No name exclusivity? Lame.

So what happens when 2 Barbarians named "Barbie" end up in the same game...?
No name exclusivity? Lame.

So what happens when 2 Barbarians named "Barbie" end up in the same game...?


People will make jokes and move on?
No name exclusivity? Lame.

So what happens when 2 Barbarians named "Barbie" end up in the same game...?


It displays names based on battle tag.... so you wouldn't know 2 barbies were in the same game
No name exclusivity? Lame.

So what happens when 2 Barbarians named "Barbie" end up in the same game...?


The world dies.

Currently they only show battletags. Battletags aren't even exclusive, so this doppleganger may still happen.
then a lucky monk named Ken is a lucky guy !!
/sigh
Common misconceptions about names:

http://www.kalzumeus.com/2010/06/17/falsehoods-programmers-believe-about-names/

sadly, Blizzard is affected, too
I want!
No point since names aren't exclusive. You can make any name you want and spell it normally.

ASCII names are lame and unoriginal. NEWSFLASH if your super creative name is taken, think of another super creative name you creativity monster, don't just make the first one with stupid ASCII characters.


Newsflash, every name is a ASCII name.

Common misconceptions about names:

http://www.kalzumeus.com/2010/06/17/falsehoods-programmers-believe-about-names/

sadly, Blizzard is affected, too


One guy has an opinion, and everything else is a falsehood/misconception...
04/25/2012 11:02 AMPosted by Ultraviper
Newsflash, every name is a ASCII name.


Thanks Capt. Obvious....Petty technical correction is petty

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