old zone nickname

From: robert (whitzombi_at_hotmail.com)
Date: 10/30/04

Date: Sat, 30 Oct 2004 13:39:48 GMT

I rejoined the zone after a long absence and even though i signed in
with the same email account and password my old zone nickname was
not available. Says its being used already. Is there anyway I can
get it back? And also its still my nickname because it still has my
profile under that nickname.