Page 1 of 3
1
2
3
LastLast
  1. #1

    Gquit and name change question

    Ok, so long story short, I wanna quit my guild, and not have to worry about being bugged by any of them in it, so I was gonna gquit, then change my name. Does anyone know if that changes the guild log to my new name, like it does for the friends list? So, if my name's bob, and I change it to george, will it say bob left the guild, george left the guild, or unknown left the guild? Thanks for your help.

  2. #2
    Yes they will see your new name no matter what. In fact it pretty easy to track down anyone in wow.

  3. #3
    Pandaren Monk Lora's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Location
    Some random weird place
    Posts
    1,776
    Server transfer + name change. If you stay on the same server, you'll easily be tracked.
    Quote Originally Posted by Thedead241 View Post
    I'm a prostitute. Men like to tell me secrets. And women.
    Quote Originally Posted by Robozerim View Post
    Also....my condolences to whoever is Lora's lover. You got matched up with a madman, regardless of his alignment.

  4. #4
    I'm not trying to avoid people enough to server transfer. :-) I was just wondering about the guild log is all. Thanks for the replies.

  5. #5
    Quote Originally Posted by johnner View Post
    I'm not trying to avoid people enough to server transfer. :-) I was just wondering about the guild log is all. Thanks for the replies.
    If any of them have your on their friend's list, it'll automatically update with your new name. Either way, quitting a guild isn't worth the 15 dollars (Or whatever the price is. it's still not worth it.)
    Quote Originally Posted by Winstonwolfe View Post
    In other words, he's worried about how sharp your bayonet is when you are firing RPG's.

  6. #6
    I am Murloc! Volitar's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Location
    Victory Road.
    Posts
    5,184
    Name changing won't do anything, if they want to find you they will.

  7. #7
    Why do you want to hide from them? Just curious....

  8. #8
    Also, if any of them have you on their friends list, your name will change on there. There really is no hiding without server transferring.

    Alternatively, own your actions. If you're ashamed of it enough to not want to talk about it, don't do it.

    Good code to live your life by.

  9. #9
    I think if you delete your character you'll lose all guild relationships altogether and you'll leave no information in the the guild log as you never actually left the guild. Then wait a day or two for Blizzard to restore you character and then change your name (use paid service) if you want to.

    Of course, in any case the guild can still contact Blizzard and ask what happened to your character.

  10. #10
    Gquit in the middle of the night and just ignore any whispers or mails from them and pretty soon they'll forget you.

  11. #11
    Quote Originally Posted by dragothica View Post
    Of course, in any case the guild can still contact Blizzard and ask what happened to your character.
    Which is information blizzard aint allowed to give out

  12. #12
    Don't waste the money on a name change, wow progress will link your new name to the old one, its so easy for someone to find you its just not worth even trying.

    Easier way to do it would be to tell them(not in wow chat) that your giving your account to a family member so it wont be you playing anymore and they will leave you alone.

  13. #13
    Yeah, I knew about the friends list thing, and I Didn't do anything, it's just one of the officers is, awkward I guess. I don't really know how to describe it. Thanks for the tips.

  14. #14
    Bloodsail Admiral Snaige's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2011
    Location
    Lithuania
    Posts
    1,166
    A guildie quit and transfered, not exactly the case here, however it says his name in the guild log still, even though if you tried to, for example, add a char named that to friends list, it says character does not exist.

  15. #15
    Quote Originally Posted by glowpipe View Post
    Which is information blizzard aint allowed to give out
    Could be, but what about in the case if someone does this to steal something from the guild? Probably they'll just restore what was stolen and leave it there..

  16. #16
    Legendary! Spl4sh3r's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Location
    Sweden
    Posts
    6,721
    Quote Originally Posted by dragothica View Post
    I think if you delete your character you'll lose all guild relationships altogether and you'll leave no information in the the guild log as you never actually left the guild. Then wait a day or two for Blizzard to restore you character and then change your name (use paid service) if you want to.

    Of course, in any case the guild can still contact Blizzard and ask what happened to your character.
    This is a bit extreme, also Blizzard shouldn't be able to give out that information. Since it is not their character ;p

  17. #17
    Warchief Voyager's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    Location
    Soviet Union
    Posts
    2,147
    Server transfer away while keeping the old name and then transfer back 3 days later while changing the name. It will reset your character ID, becoming untrackable to anyone who doesn't have your battle tag.

  18. #18
    Quote Originally Posted by dragothica View Post
    Could be, but what about in the case if someone does this to steal something from the guild? Probably they'll just restore what was stolen and leave it there..
    Anything the guild permissions allow a person to take from the guild bank, they are free to take. Blizzard won't restore these items unless an account was compromised.

    If someone cleans out your guild bank then leaves, too bad. You shouldn't have given them that kind of access.
    Originally Posted by Blizzard Entertainment
    I'm determined to someday make Med'an awesome. (MickyNeilson)
    Originally Posted by Blizzard Entertainment
    ´So.. sorry to bring this up but..you know that .."thing" (Med'an).. is that "thing" cannon still?
    ...as much have some have wished otherwise, yes. (Loreology)

  19. #19
    Scarab Lord Gandrake's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    Virginia, USA
    Posts
    4,472
    its a lot cheaper to just tell them that your goals no longer coincide with theirs and that you don't want to be a part of the guild anymore
    they say that doors open up soon as you find the missing key
    that’s probably why I’m in this bitch shining
    jump up in the sky and put the stars into alignment
    I rep the ATF in case you need to be reminded
    and the bandwagon's full but you can try an' run behind it

  20. #20
    Quote Originally Posted by Gandrake View Post
    its a lot cheaper to just tell them that your goals no longer coincide with theirs and that you don't want to be a part of the guild anymore
    Great advice.

    Also, they don't care nearly as much about you as you think they do.
    Bigger than Life.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •