Member location stripped in 1st introduction post?

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Member location stripped in 1st introduction post?

Postby StrutlessWonder » 10 Mar 2012 07:41

I wonder if there is a bug somewhere that causes new member location info to not be saved or to be stripped?

I see new members posting their first intro msg, and the rest of us asking them to please add their location.
When I joined, I *know* I initially put in my location under profile settings, but it didn't appear with my 1st intro post. Not sure how that happened. After my intro post was approved and appeared, I had to go back and enter my location again. At that time I was also able to enter my sig and avatar pic.

Maybe a moderator can create a new "test user" intro posting to test out my theory or at least trouble-shoot? It would save Julian from asking all new users to add their location.
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Re: Member location stripped in 1st introduction post?

Postby okayfine » 10 Mar 2012 12:28

You were the first to mention it disappeared after you put it in. There was some discussion about making the location a mandatory field, but there was a reason it is not. I, of course, don't remember the reason.
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Re: Member location stripped in 1st introduction post?

Postby StrutlessWonder » 10 Mar 2012 13:11

So maybe I'm just special? Anyone else have the same experience?

Or maybe, in the words of Pee Wee Herman:
"You don't wanna get mixed up with a guy like me. I'm a loner, Dottie. A rebel."

I thought the Dottie reference most appropriate...
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Re: Member location stripped in 1st introduction post?

Postby tristinGrind » 11 Mar 2012 14:56

I had the same issue now that you mention it...
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Re: Member location stripped in 1st introduction post?

Postby two_68_510s » 11 Mar 2012 15:52

StrutlessWonder wrote:So maybe I'm just special? Anyone else have the same experience?

Or maybe, in the words of Pee Wee Herman:
"You don't wanna get mixed up with a guy like me. I'm a loner, Dottie. A rebel."

I thought the Dottie reference most appropriate...


I should know this, but where is "Dottie" nowadays/
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Re: Member location stripped in 1st introduction post?

Postby 5teN » 11 Mar 2012 19:58

Thanks for bringing this up Kurt, I'll do some investigating
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Re: Member location stripped in 1st introduction post?

Postby StrutlessWonder » 11 Mar 2012 22:00

Thanks for looking into it Spencer!
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Re: Member location stripped in 1st introduction post?

Postby 5teN » 12 Mar 2012 13:13

Brad helped by posting a couple intro posts and it seems to be working fine. I believe when you signed up was exactly when we were having some trouble with the database. Might have just been bad timing!

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Re: Member location stripped in 1st introduction post?

Postby StrutlessWonder » 12 Mar 2012 20:07

So I was just unlucky, introducing myself at the wrong time, as usual.
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