Double names on Steemit ?! No ! :) - A response to some 0.3 BTC lost.

in #steem3 years ago (edited)

Sooo.. have been kinda' inactive on Steem for a while...

I was watching @crypt0's Vlog and he mentioned Steemit , so I decided to check on my account and upvote him.

After checking my wallet and noticing a weird transaction , I received 379.954 SBD , I was like " Oh great - How did that happen ?"

It turns out someone else managed to make a Steemit account with the same display name as my account name.
The user with display name Cryptoninja and owner of Steem account @crpytoninja.

I can understand how this might get confusing and I want to let anyone reading this post know ( if you don't already do ) that the display name and the account name are two very different things. You need to send coins to your Steem account , NOT your Steem account display name.

Sure I would have made the same mistake one day , @crpytoninja probably saved me some coins.

The post :
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link :https://steemit.com/crypto/@crpytoninja/help-i-transferred-0-3-bitcoin-to-the-wrong-address#@cryptoninja/re-cryptoninja-re-crpytoninja-help-i-transferred-0-3-bitcoin-to-the-wrong-address-20170702t235155542z

I have sent you your SBD back my Steemit "name twin" :)

Welcome to Steem and enjoy your investment !

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You are a good person returning hiss money @cryptoninja
I hope he didn't threw his account already.

Mistakes happen , I also hope he still has his account.

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Thank you for the upvote brother, I'm following you

honesty is the best policy

gd

Hopefully you will recover it. It may interest you reading about offgrid power sources, I am now at my 8th post daily. Thanks for the upvote.

So I am new my name is @isteemithard so if someone sent it to isteemithard would I get it and if not what name would they send it to for me? @cryptoninja

Hello 'I Steemit Hard' !
This is your display name , it shows in the middle of your account page next to your reputation points ( currently 43 ).
If you want to send SBD to your account you need to send it to account @isteemithard <- this is your Steem account.
You can always find your account name in the top left corner of your account page.
N-joy Steem !

Wow, respect for what you did ;)

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I wish someone puts my name and sends me lots of SBD anyone feel like it send to @isteemithard

You're a good person! How does one find out what their steemit name is? I haven't made this made this mistake yet but it would be good to know the difference!

Under your account page , lets say wallet , you have your account name in the top right corner @SOMEBODY and your display name ( if you have chosen one ) in the middle of the page next to your account picture/avatar.

Thank you! That's good information to have :)

thanks for upvoting me. upvoted you & also followed back.I will really appreciate if you resteem my post. because really i need it.

https://steemit.com/story/@kumar.malhotra/dear-all-stemians-help-me-i-really-need-it-seriously

I love the honesty in all of this!! Have my Upvote!!

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this says a lot about your character and you are the kind of friend i like to make, so i am now following you and looking for advise along the way

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That is a great work done buddy

and thanks for the info it will help newbies like us

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can we be friend @cryptoninja

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