How do you report inappropriate usernames on WikiAnswers?

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To report inappropriate usernames, you have two alternate choices.

One way is to click on the link below to go to the Community Forum in the 'Report Vandalism and Abuse' section. Create a new topic and that is where you can report inappropriate usernames on WikiAnswers.

The other method is to just post a message on a Community Assistant's message board with the link to an inappropriately named user.
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