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How to introduce your nickname to new people?

Having moved to another city/location where most people don't know you, what would be the proper way to tell people you prefer to be called by a nickname? I guess one could usually just introduce ...
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How do I get someone to call me by the name I prefer?

Let's say my name is Fred. My family and friends call me that and when I introduce myself I use that name. Well, of course you can imagine that I'm registered as Frederick, but nobody calls me that. I ...
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