Username changes on The Verge just got a whole lot easier.

The power is finally in your hands! The Verge now offers a one-time only username change option for every user on the network.

1) A user goes to their profile page and selects "Edit Account & Settings"

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2) User selects "Use my one change" on the page.

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3) User types in the name they want to use, and the system will tell you whether or not the name is available.

Good:

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Bad:

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REMEMBER: Each user only gets one username change. Once this change has taken place, the bar will be very high for us to consider another name change, but any user can email support@theverge.com to submit a request that includes the rationale behind the change.