Thanks so much to Alex Garcia! I am back with my original account now.
Exactly the same thing just happened to me, and I sure would like to get back to my original account.
WTF are there now *2* logins required to access the support forum, anyway?
Is B&N trying to drive customers away??
The Poster Formerly Known as "Zeph"
Sorry for any confusion. Your account is still active - to register it up; enter in your email and reset your password via the "I forgot my password" link.
You should be up and running once that's done.