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Changing Account Settings

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uncle mark
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Re: Changing Account Settings

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Post by uncle mark » Sun Jun 08, 2014 9:04 am

What happened to the Take My Marbles And Go Home button?
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Re: Changing Account Settings

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Post by Frank_v7 » Sun Jun 08, 2014 7:21 pm

uncle mark wrote:What happened to the Take My Marbles And Go Home button?
LMAO! :rofl:

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Re: Changing Account Settings

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Post by lucky9 » Sun Jun 08, 2014 8:12 pm

Gordon Cooper wrote:An interesting side issue is that there is nothing
in the Profile settings for someone to simply leave the Forum.
You're kidding? Right?
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Gordon Cooper
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Re: Changing Account Settings

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Post by Gordon Cooper » Mon Jun 09, 2014 1:02 am

lucky9 wrote:
Gordon Cooper wrote:An interesting side issue is that there is nothing
in the Profile settings for someone to simply leave the Forum.
You're kidding? Right?

I don't think so, I do not plan to leave - although at my age such a decision
is well outside my control (LOL), but unless there's a button that I can not see,
how does one leave the Forum? Blank everything out? richB told me that
user names can not be be changed, so is the Forum's database carrying a
heap of deceased or otherwise departed, members names :smiley: ?

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Re: Changing Account Settings

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Post by BitJam » Mon Jun 09, 2014 1:19 am

H'mm, a button that lets a user purge all of their information from the database.

What could possibly go wrong? :popcorn:

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Re: Changing Account Settings

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Post by Gordon Cooper » Mon Jun 09, 2014 1:49 am

BitJam wrote:H'mm, a button that lets a user purge all of their information from the database.

What could possibly go wrong? :popcorn:
Now that's an idea. A few years ago when I was moderating another user group,
I wished for a button that would let me banish unco-operative users and prevent them
from registering under another name. So much for a wish. :frown:

NO, I would not want to purge everything of mine :confused: from the database, some of it might (?) be
useful for others(not likely in my case). Just a simple way of exiting would be sufficient. :confused:

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Re: Changing Account Settings

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Post by richb » Mon Jun 09, 2014 6:39 am

A user who wants to leave makes a request to an admin. The admin then deletes the user from the database.
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Re: Changing Account Settings

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Post by lucky9 » Mon Jun 09, 2014 2:13 pm

Nice and simple.
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