Little new forum problem -- default birthdate

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

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  1. marti
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    Paul Wilders Administrator

    Party pooper! :D

    regards.

    paul
  5. CrazyM
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    CrazyM Firewall Expert

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

    Thanks for pointing me in the right direction! All is well, now.
  9. Denim
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    puff-m-d Registered Member

    Three of ? = o_O

    So if I type 4 ?, you get o_O?

    Kent
  13. LowWaterMark
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    Mele20 Former Poster

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