My profile is wrong

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  1. teckel

    teckel Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    When I click on my name in a thread, I get this:

    teckel

    Old n' Crusty
    Female, from Narbethong, Vic
    www.mysticmountains.com.au
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    That website does not exist, to my knowledge. It's mysticmountainsskihire.com.au, which is what it says wherever I can edit it. Where does the mysticmountains.com.au come from?
     
  2. Legs Akimbo

    Legs Akimbo Grumblebum Ski Pass: Gold

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    God is smiting you.
     
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  3. dawooduck

    dawooduck relaxed and comfortable Ski Pass: Gold

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    He has mystic ways
     
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  4. Hyst

    Hyst Enjoyer Ski Pass: Gold

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    Yes, I see you point - not very gentleman like to call a lady "Old n'Crusty - shame on you ski.com.au. :D
     
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    D-eye Photographer and skier Moderator

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  6. teckel

    teckel Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    The 'old & crusty' appeals to my soh. The old bit is reasonably accurate. Only about another 750 and I become pool room material, anyway.
     
  7. Ian D

    Ian D Pool Room Staff Member Administrator Moderator

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  8. Richard

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    Edit it


    No could have put the URL there except you - the status message probably ported over from some other profile field during the migration from UBB
     
  9. teckel

    teckel Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Nope. Can't fix it. On edit, it's correct. As you said, there must be some field it's using that's no longer accessible.
     
  10. Richard

    Richard Maintenance Dept Administrator

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    Which it is 'it'

    You can't edit anything in that page or just cant edit the status message bit?
     
  11. teckel

    teckel Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    I can edit anything on that page, but it doesn't affect what shows when I click on my avatar for instance.
     
  12. Charlie

    Charlie Still the most depraved poster here Ski Pass: Gold

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    So turn the other cheek!
     
  13. teckel

    teckel Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    This is my profile edit



    This is what shows when I click on my avatar
     
  14. Hyst

    Hyst Enjoyer Ski Pass: Gold

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    119 years - I take my words back. :whistle:
     
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  15. Richard

    Richard Maintenance Dept Administrator

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    @teckel

    Ok - thanks,

    So pls confirm if you see a field called 'Status message' as the first element on that personal details page ?



    If not, it must be disabled somewhere and I'll have to go digging for it.
     
  16. teckel

    teckel Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    No, it's not there. The first thing is Avatar, followed by Custom title.
     
  17. Richard

    Richard Maintenance Dept Administrator

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    @teckel

    Ok, found it.

    I have opened up 'Profile Posts' just for your account. Please edit and remove the URL then I will reset it.

    Status updates and Profile Posts is a feature we decided to not run with. It's the shit side of social media's 'look at me' self-aggrandising.
     
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    teckel Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Thanks. I couldn't remove it, but I could change it. (If I put in a space and saved it, it changed nothing, but I could change it to the correct url) Anyway, I'm happy now. LOL
    Agree with your comment about social media.
     
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  19. Richard

    Richard Maintenance Dept Administrator

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    hmmm,

    so many mysteries in the bowels of the old forum database.
     
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    cold wombat Twitter Contributer Social Media Mod Ski Pass: Gold

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    The amount of weird cruft that can accumulate under the hood of some systems is truly amazing and frightening. Leaky abstractions...
     
  21. Marty_McSly

    Marty_McSly What a plonker. Ski Pass: Gold

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    Are you sure you want to go there?
     
  22. person s

    person s Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    I’ve discovered that I recently cracked 30,000 posts and didn’t even notice
    that must be ‘crusty’
     
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