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I understand, that’s fine. I don’t completely understand why username’s need to be at least 6 characters (@traq, for example, would need to come up with something different) but those decisions are entirely down to you.

The reason your code isn’t working is because you think that


Is a variable and it isn’t. It’s a string.


Will always be 9. Therefore

if(strlen(':username') < 6)

Will always be false.


Is a variable. It starts with a dollar sign and isn’t surrounded by quotation marks.