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6/4/2015 | If you have responded to the members-only forum invitation we sent you but would like to change your username, please do the following:

How to change your  username

Navigate to the blog’s forum.

Enter the forum password, if asked (included in the invitation email)

You will be prompted to login with your username and password

Click on the Control Panel tab.

Click the Change Username link.

Enter current password and new username.

Click the Submit button.

That’s it! Once updated you can start/join conversation in the following forums: Burn Bag – Rants, Raves and Fixes; What’s on your mind?; House Rules; Social Media; Foreign Service 2025. Additional forums will be added as needed.

5/23/2015 | This is an invitation only forum for the supporters and funders of the Diplopundit blog. If you were among the friends of the blog during the GFM 2015 campaign to help sustain this site and its blogger, you will receive an invitation email with instruction on how to access the forums site.

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