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Hopelessly Lost Is Not A Location!!!
« on: May 14, 2008, 06:42:10 AM »
Hey newbies and new members to the site, PLEASE when you fill out your membership information PLEASE post your location, that means where you live, where you reside, such as country and state, city or province.

Its really not that difficult to do, really. This way when you post a question we know how to answer you better.

HOPELESSLY LOST is not a location!!!

Thank You!

This drives me nuts, btw!!!!!!!! :-D


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Re: Hopelessly Lost Is Not A Location!!!
« Reply #1 on: May 14, 2008, 09:39:02 AM »
Can I get a AMEN for JP.  :-D  Good one JP, this is a pet peeve for me as well.

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Re: Hopelessly Lost Is Not A Location!!!
« Reply #2 on: May 14, 2008, 11:36:48 AM »
it must be a choice or the default???  they don't all pull it out of thin air.

.....The greatest changes occur in their country without their cooperation. They are not even aware of precisely what has taken place. They suspect it; they have heard of the event by chance. More than that, they are unconcerned with the fortunes of their village, the safety of their streets, the fate of their church and its vestry. They think that such things have nothing to do with them, that they belong to a powerful stranger called “the government.” They enjoy these goods as tenants, without a sense of ownership, and never give a thought to how they might be improved.....

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Re: Hopelessly Lost Is Not A Location!!!
« Reply #3 on: May 14, 2008, 12:02:16 PM »
It's a default  :)
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Re: Hopelessly Lost Is Not A Location!!!
« Reply #4 on: May 14, 2008, 12:20:45 PM »
I was hopelessly lost for a while until I found my way around the forum.  Maybe they are the same? :?

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Re: Hopelessly Lost Is Not A Location!!!
« Reply #5 on: May 14, 2008, 01:04:48 PM »
it must be a choice or the default???  they don't all pull it out of thin air.



Would love for that to be cleared up then. ;)


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Re: Hopelessly Lost Is Not A Location!!!
« Reply #6 on: May 15, 2008, 08:38:08 AM »
Yes, it is the default if left blank.   The idea is to give them some insentive to add their location.  Having in blank doesn't catch their eye (or JP's) as "Hopelessly Lost" does.
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Re: Hopelessly Lost Is Not A Location!!!
« Reply #7 on: May 15, 2008, 11:18:07 AM »
Could a location be made a required field with no default?

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Re: Hopelessly Lost Is Not A Location!!!
« Reply #8 on: May 15, 2008, 12:39:01 PM »
Could a location be made a required field with no default?

Steve

Sure it could be, but that would be a hit to the base forum code as currently the location field is not part of the registration process.  That would make upgrades not seamless, so don't expect it to happen.
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