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Diane AKA Traska

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Re: Location in your profile
« Reply #30 on: September 18, 2011, 04:38:46 PM »
Yes please.

I wish there were a field for this in the main side panel.
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Re: Location in your profile
« Reply #31 on: September 18, 2011, 04:41:17 PM »
Sure! The code to use it is: [*right][*img]https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-gAEey4q4Fa4/TnZQvCUZ9oI/AAAAAAAAARQ/yt-scOFCbtg/usa.png[/*img][/*right]

Put that in your signature, but remember to take out the *s. the [*right] tags will put it at the right, like mine is.
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Re: Location in your profile
« Reply #32 on: September 18, 2011, 04:42:37 PM »
Thanks Ticia!

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Re: Location in your profile
« Reply #33 on: September 18, 2011, 04:49:20 PM »
I decided to make it a little more prominent.  :)
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Re: Location in your profile
« Reply #34 on: September 18, 2011, 04:52:52 PM »
I made it into a tinyurl, if anyone wants to save space in their signature.  I'm happy to keep the flag so long as I don't need the space for something else (like dragons).  I don't suppose there's any chance of a teeny tiny Chicago flag, is there?

Here's the tinyurl code.  You can copy and paste as is.

[right][img]http://tinyurl.com/3t44oyq[/img][/right]


As for the thread subject - I think hiding the information in profiles is a bit too much of a hassle.  I can understand the frustration of having to constantly say where you're from, but I think it's on the OP to somehow communicate that when relevant.  I like the discussions of how etiquette works in different countries, but I think it's a fair assumption that a poster is North American, and likely from the US, on a forum based in the US with primarily US members - it's just math, you know?   If I joined a forum based in the UK, with mostly members in the UK, I'd expect to have to specify that I was American when relevant. 

I also agree that the US is big and varied enough that even here, there are huge differences from place to place.  State flags might work if people actually recognized state flags, but as a Chicagoan, that still doesn't work for me.  There's a HUGE cultural difference between Illinois and Chicago :D  I like the little flag idea, but I think the best approach is for OPs to try to be specific, and for responders to keep in mind that not everyone is going to have the same background they have.

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Re: Location in your profile
« Reply #35 on: September 18, 2011, 04:53:34 PM »
Hey, looks good!
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Re: Location in your profile
« Reply #36 on: September 18, 2011, 04:57:07 PM »
You can put any state/text that you want underneath it, just hit return after the code and then use the right tags again and put your state/text in there. For example, now everyone knows I'm in Utah.
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Re: Location in your profile
« Reply #37 on: September 18, 2011, 05:45:08 PM »
Can I have a British one please?

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Re: Location in your profile
« Reply #38 on: September 18, 2011, 06:01:35 PM »
Sure! Here's the code: [*img][*right]https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-oEnwSPj6Q0Q/TnZpzLckdQI/AAAAAAAAARY/7XGC7FBsyB4/s128/britishflag.png[*/img][*/right]
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Re: Location in your profile
« Reply #39 on: September 18, 2011, 06:04:58 PM »
Thank you :)

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Re: Location in your profile
« Reply #40 on: September 18, 2011, 06:13:05 PM »
Oh how odd.  Every time I put that into my signature box and save it, it changes to [*img]http://[*right]https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-oEnwSPj6Q0Q/TnZpzLckdQI/AAAAAAAAARY/7XGC7FBsyB4/s128/britishflag.png[*/img][*/right]

It's putting in an extra "http://[*right]" when I save!
« Last Edit: September 18, 2011, 06:22:56 PM by RingTailedLemur »

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Re: Location in your profile
« Reply #41 on: September 18, 2011, 06:16:28 PM »
Try this, RingTailedLemur :)

[img][right]http://tinyurl.com/3fya3cf[/img][/right]


Or if you want to write in your specific location, try this:

[img][right]http://tinyurl.com/3fya3cf[/img]
AddLocationHere[/right]

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Re: Location in your profile
« Reply #42 on: September 18, 2011, 06:16:55 PM »
Did you delete the asterisks?

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Re: Location in your profile
« Reply #43 on: September 18, 2011, 06:23:30 PM »
Did you delete the asterisks?

Yeah :(

Thank you Rainha, will try it now :)

Edit: that didn't work either, it's still putting in an extra bit of code.  I wonder if it's an iPad problem?  I will try again when I get on a PC.  Thanks everyone!
« Last Edit: September 18, 2011, 06:26:15 PM by RingTailedLemur »

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Re: Location in your profile
« Reply #44 on: September 18, 2011, 06:26:18 PM »