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Re: Member birthday calendar
« Reply #255 on: March 25, 2015, 09:13:46 AM »
Summer solstice guy here (obviously that means I'm the chosen one... right?)
You're fated to go out on a horse, in a big desert plain, in the direction of the rising sun.
I'm fated to go out on a sledge pulled by big direwolves, in the arctic white, in the direction of the rising moon.
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Re: Member birthday calendar
« Reply #256 on: March 25, 2015, 11:22:49 AM »
Summer solstice guy here (obviously that means I'm the chosen one... right?)
You're fated to go out on a horse, in a big desert plain, in the direction of the rising sun.
I'm fated to go out on a sledge pulled by big direwolves, in the arctic white, in the direction of the rising moon.
 :D

The prophecy is true! I'm going in the direction of the rising sun in May! Though I'm taking a plane >.>  dang it...

Oh Chosen One! We're not worthy! ;D
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Re: Member birthday calendar
« Reply #257 on: March 25, 2015, 11:42:58 AM »
August 26th is my birthday - summer time when I lived in UK, pretty cool now I'm in Oz. If I say I could be Jmacky's mum, can we leave the actual age bit there? In my head I'm about 28 and having a fantastic time ;D
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Yes! Leave out the actual age.  ;D. As was said elsewhere, it's nice that no one here really cares about it.  ;)

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Re: Member birthday calendar
« Reply #258 on: March 25, 2015, 12:39:09 PM »
Is the original post (the list) still being adapted?

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Re: Member birthday calendar
« Reply #259 on: March 25, 2015, 12:43:32 PM »
Is the original post (the list) still being adapted?

Nope.


Xiiiiiia - pretty please? It's easier to just check the first post than trail through all the pages to discover birthdays...
 :) :)
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Re: Member birthday calendar
« Reply #260 on: March 27, 2015, 05:15:20 PM »
Is the original post (the list) still being adapted?

Nope.


Xiiiiiia - pretty please? It's easier to just check the first post than trail through all the pages to discover birthdays...
 :) :)
I did this for ages but nobody checked it and it was mostly forgotten and I gave up. :( Plus, new users who were only active for a week tended to add their birthday which was annoying when they were never seen again. :P

But if you really want to, I'll try to find the time. :)
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Re: Member birthday calendar
« Reply #261 on: March 27, 2015, 05:19:02 PM »
Is the original post (the list) still being adapted?

Nope.


Xiiiiiia - pretty please? It's easier to just check the first post than trail through all the pages to discover birthdays...
 :) :)
I did this for ages but nobody checked it and it was mostly forgotten and I gave up. :( Plus, new users who were only active for a week tended to add their birthday which was annoying when they were never seen again. :P

But if you really want to, I'll try to find the time. :)

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Re: Member birthday calendar
« Reply #262 on: March 27, 2015, 05:21:51 PM »
Could birthday be a field in each member profile (optional of course) and then there would be a view of this available?
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Re: Member birthday calendar
« Reply #263 on: March 27, 2015, 06:33:01 PM »
Could birthday be a field in each member profile (optional of course) and then there would be a view of this available?

Thing is, that would mean clicking on each person's profile, and then forgetting almost right away.
With the list, I could check it at the start of each week and congratulate the relevant people at the right time :D
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Re: Member birthday calendar
« Reply #264 on: March 27, 2015, 06:37:53 PM »
I'll polish it up until Arry's birthday. ;)
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Re: Member birthday calendar
« Reply #265 on: March 27, 2015, 07:07:16 PM »
Could birthday be a field in each member profile (optional of course) and then there would be a view of this available?

Thing is, that would mean clicking on each person's profile, and then forgetting almost right away.
With the list, I could check it at the start of each week and congratulate the relevant people at the right time :D
But if there was a feature for birthday list, and you could click it from your own profile...
Well, anyway, this thread is at least needed for the well wishes!  :D
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Re: Member birthday calendar
« Reply #266 on: March 27, 2015, 08:46:18 PM »
I'm looking into a solution. Right now, I can get all the "upcoming" birthdays to show on the main screen at the bottom (while looking at it, I added upcoming Calendar events, so you can see where it would be).

Problem is, we have so many old/inactive users, it's kind of a mess with the birthdays. It also shows age if people filled that out, and I dont know how users feel about that. But it is handy because it just pulls your birthday form the forum profile and no one has to maintain it.

The feature doesnt have any handy dandy filter features, so I cant tell it to only show users that have logged in the past amount of time, or users that have at least posted. But, still, might be able to think of something (or maybe if old accounts were cleaned out, it would help as well)
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Re: Member birthday calendar
« Reply #267 on: March 27, 2015, 08:47:32 PM »
I'm looking into a solution. Right now, I can get all the "upcoming" birthdays to show on the main screen at the bottom (while looking at it, I added upcoming Calendar events, so you can see where it would be).

Problem is, we have so many old/inactive users, it's kind of a mess with the birthdays. It also shows age if people filled that out, and I dont know how users feel about that. But it is handy because it just pulls your birthday form the forum profile and no one has to maintain it.

The feature doesnt have any handy dandy filter features, so I cant tell it to only show users that have logged in the past amount of time, or users that have at least posted. But, still, might be able to think of something (or maybe if old accounts were cleaned out, it would help as well)
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Re: Member birthday calendar
« Reply #268 on: April 05, 2015, 09:29:32 AM »
Yer a wizard birthday girl, Arry! :D Congratulations! I hope you can do your favorite pastime and paint some furniture today!  ;D


I added all the birthdays from this thread - excluding users who haven't been active in 2015 yet. (If I left yours out and you're back after a three or more months break, just tell me and I'll add it.)

If I missed some birthdays, please let me know. :)

We decided against the forum feature because it would be a mess.
It would have looked like this:
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Re: Member birthday calendar
« Reply #269 on: April 05, 2015, 10:04:02 AM »
Happy  birthday @Arry, hope it's relaxing and fun :)

Thanks to you and @xiaqan for updating the list, it's easy to check there and much better than the the solution in the spoiler.


ETA to add @ to Arry and xiagan, like everyone else does but not sure what results except turning them red?
« Last Edit: April 05, 2015, 10:32:36 AM by Lady Ty »
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