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Offline ncpilot

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Member location?
« on: December 31, 2007, 06:49:39 PM »
Why doesn't our location show up under user info when posting (first column of threads)? It is an item in our profiles...

And if it could be displayed, should we require that a condition of membership is indicating at least your state, if not also your city?

Weather being so closely tied to geographic location, wouldn't it make sense? Didn't the previous forum software show the poster's location?
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Offline George Richardson

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Re: Member location?
« Reply #1 on: December 31, 2007, 07:57:28 PM »
NO! NO! NO!
Condition of membership should be a Lady or Gentleman interested in weather.
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Re: Member location?
« Reply #2 on: December 31, 2007, 08:30:32 PM »
I've always kept my locale top secret and that is the way it will stay!   :-$
« Last Edit: December 31, 2007, 08:32:07 PM by Mark / Ohio »
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Re: Member location?
« Reply #3 on: December 31, 2007, 09:39:00 PM »
I would like to see locations underneath each person's username (if provided), but it shouldn't be required for membership. We know you live somewhere... :-P
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Offline ncpilot

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Re: Member location?
« Reply #4 on: December 31, 2007, 09:47:11 PM »
Eh, Mark, where is it you live?  :lol:

I'm one of those people... who are FROM Ohio...  :-)

It was just a thought... and obviously, those that provide links to their PWS will reveal their location...
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Re: Member location?
« Reply #5 on: December 31, 2007, 10:46:50 PM »
While I'm poking about in the DB and theme code, I'll see what's missing to enable location display (as I try to add a field for Station equipment/software.

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Re: Member location?
« Reply #6 on: December 31, 2007, 11:33:18 PM »

I view a forum member's location as a matter of interest but not a matter of necessity.

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