Censoring names

As a moderator of a Discourse forum, you often come across users who just don’t obey the rules. One of the ways that they do this is through the username. I’ve seen quite a few inappropriate usernames. As far as I know, the censored word list doesn’t apply to the username. Would it be possible to get username filtering/censoring features implemented into Discourse?

This would be an incredibly useful feature.


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Yeah makes sense that usernames shouldn’t have blocked words in them. I don’t think censoring is enough though, they should just be blocked (there’s already a site setting called reserved usernames that can do this, but it would be nice if watched words were included automatically).

Beyond adding this as a feature, I’d strongly recommend banning serial rule-breakers from the site completely!