I know I, at least, tend to use this FAQ to answer requests where the user asks about merging two journals together, since it's the closest there is to a FAQ about importing entries from one LiveJournal to another. However, it's a little awkward to direct them to a FAQ that doesn't at first glance seem to be answering the right question; I usually include a caveat saying that although the FAQ talks about importing entries from another site to LiveJournal, it also applies to importing entries from one LiveJournal to another. Can we modify this FAQ so that it applies to importing entries both from another LiveJournal and from an external site?
I looked back and noticed that when this FAQ was first suggested/written in 2004, this idea was discussed briefly in the comments. It wasn't included at that time to avoid confusion between transferring entries from another LiveJournal account and renaming. However, I think it would actually help avoid confusion to make it clear to people that renaming does not change their account, only their username.
Here are my proposed revisions, changes in red:
How do I import my entries from another journal
LiveJournal does not provide any way to simultaneously add or transfer a large number of entries from another
It is also not possible for
The only way to add an
If you want to use the above method to copy a large number of entries from another journal to your LiveJournal, you may wish to use a downloadable client to add the individual entries to your journal, which would eliminate the wait for pages to load.