Little new forum problem -- default birthdate

Discussion in 'General Topics' started by marti, Apr 11, 2004.

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  1. marti

    marti Registered Member

    This is so silly, but I do need to mention it. My profile shows a birthdate, but it's not mine! I didn't have it listed in the previous forum software.

    I can't turn off the default date, I can only change it. Anyone else seeing this?
     
  2. Paul Wilders

    Paul Wilders Administrator

    Correct - in case birthdays are enabled as a standard - and they are - all start off on one and the same birth date/month/year *we do love one big party! :D

    I guess we all do, marti :)

    regards.

    paul
     
  3. CrazyM

    CrazyM Firewall Expert

    You can set all the values to blank so the field does not display in your profile.

    Regards,

    CrazyM
     
  4. Paul Wilders

    Paul Wilders Administrator

    Party pooper! :D

    regards.

    paul
     
  5. CrazyM

    CrazyM Firewall Expert

    Have to keep them guessing about somethings ;)
     
  6. marti

    marti Registered Member

    Paul,

    Thanks for the reply, but I have used this forum software in several forums before Wilders moved to it. The default birthdate is always set to "nothing" when you first register.

    Once you change "nothing" to a date, then you can only change it and never turn it off. That said, why was the birthdate a "default date" and not "nothing."
     
  7. Tassie_Devils

    Tassie_Devils Global Moderator

    LOL... My birthdate was only 1 off... Had June 11.. 12th is mine

    Yep, just select "blank"...
     

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  8. marti

    marti Registered Member

    Thanks for pointing me in the right direction! All is well, now.
     
  9. Denim

    Denim Registered Member

    You Bringing the Beer for the Party ? !! Paul?? Just wondering lol :D:D:D Just kidding . But will BRT for the BBQ tho :D:D lol
    :) Denim :)
     
  10. Jooske

    Jooske Registered Member

    Seeing now many set to 30 november 1999 oops! all those minors seem rather experienced these days :p

    Look in the calendar on 30 november 2004, enjoy!
    10632 Birthdays
     
  11. Mele20

    Mele20 Former Poster

    That is hilarious! I see most are lurkers...is that the default date?

    Why do all the birthdays in March, except mine, have a number in parenthesis next to their user name? What does that number mean...it is different for each. Why don't I have a numbero_O? What makes me different?

    Plus, why is there a smilie in this post? (I just previewed and saw it). I didn't click on any smilie or type one!!
     
  12. puff-m-d

    puff-m-d Registered Member

    Three of ? = o_O

    So if I type 4 ?, you get o_O?

    Kent
     
  13. LowWaterMark

    LowWaterMark Administrator

    Three ? in a row was o_O on YaBB SE, too.

    I'll run a script through the database later and change all the default birth dates to blanks (like Marti set above), but it'll be later tonight or tomorrow.
     
  14. Mele20

    Mele20 Former Poster

    Thanks for explaining the smilie deal...the question smilie. I guess on the old board I never had three in a row. I wasn't asking that many questions, I suppose. :)

    But what is the number in () next to the user's name on their birthday date on the calender? And why don't I have a number? I'm sure it is a minor thing...but I am burning with curiosity. :D
     
  15. puff-m-d

    puff-m-d Registered Member

    That is how old you will be on that day.... You must have not entered a year...

    Kent
     
  16. Mele20

    Mele20 Former Poster

    Ahhhh!! Of course! No, I didn't enter a date.....a gal has to have
    some secrets! ;)
     
  17. LowWaterMark

    LowWaterMark Administrator

    This is fixed now. All those (10,600+) members that had the default birth date of 11-30-1999 are now 'blank' instead.
     
  18. marti

    marti Registered Member

    Thanks, Mike.
     
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