I've read dozens of threads about this some were very old some fairly recent so I am going to hit it with the old-fashioned same again.
I've been trying for over a year to take SemperFi-Honor as my Gamertag to get rid of that NL tag. Sure it's my country but it's silly. However, SemperFi-Honor is said to be taken. In reality this is not true, there is no user to be found with this name...
Sure people can have high privacy settings but that just makes their profiles barely visible at all, not completely invisible.
Attachment shows just me when looking around.
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If its taken then why doesn't it show up? I had this issue with a slew of variations to my name, many that there was just no way someone else was using it. Every time i looked up these variations after the edit told me it was in use, no user came up on the search. I highly doubt every variation of "Arcane_Arts" has their profile private and even then I'm fairly certain that doesn't keep them from coming up on a username search.