This nonsense is going to help nobody.
You're removing a feature that made making a market for usernames, impersonation, and other ills harder or impossible to do. And now you're expecting 350-400 million users to just change their usernames all for what? Because a few people can't figure that a four-digit number is part o your UN?
1. Forcing people to change their usernames will result in them being longer and there being even more overlap. So you're also forcing people to make more complex names that will be harder to remember for no benefit to the community.
2. Removing the discriminators will make impersonation much easier, because all it will take is a similar looking name and the same icon as the original person to complete the con. Discriminators prevented this practice, and now you're removing that layer of protection from all your users... for no good benefit.
3. Further more this will allow people to scoop up masses of usernames to squat on and hold ransom to sell to people in order get them, making them have to come up with ridiculous usernames or pay up. Numerical discriminators tied to the account assured this was basically impossible. So again, another change for no benefit.
Get out of your reddit echo chamber and engage with your community!
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