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Old 19-09-2015, 06:33 PM   #1
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My location is always removed under the avatar. Are you all certain this site/forum is not attacked ?
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Old 20-09-2015, 07:27 AM   #2
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Pretty much anything that goes wrong here is a known bug in the site code. Don't worry about it
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Old 20-09-2015, 04:58 PM   #3
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IIRC the location in your forum profile is overwritten from your website profile every time you log in or whatever. And you can no longer edit or view the location in your website profile, because it used to be mandatory to fill in, and people complained, so Abovo fixed it by removing it but not really, now it's hidden data and cannot be changed by anyone, but still has this effect on your visible forum profile.

Like the Dutch say, "I hope to have informed you sufficiently." :o)
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Old 20-09-2015, 07:37 PM   #4
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Like the Dutch say, "Sod off please, I'm done talking to you." )
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Old 21-09-2015, 07:58 PM   #5
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I didn't mean to be as rude as them ;p I just find that sentence funny.

This is one of many issues caused by the fact that the website and forum have independent profiles for each user, and the very poor way in which they were integrated. Abovo/Studentis have never looked interested in fixing this, which would require a lot of re-do of the 2007 code.
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Old 22-09-2015, 10:43 AM   #6
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I didn't mean to be as rude as them ;p I just find that sentence funny.
I was not rude.
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Old 22-09-2015, 01:11 PM   #7
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I was not rude.
But Japo was. At least, his reply could be taken as rude - so he did excuse.
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Sorry for digging up the thread, but can i log out from the forum, not from the site ?

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Old 28-12-2018, 04:08 PM   #9
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Sorry for digging up the thread, but can i log out from the forum, not from the site ?
AFAIK, you can also log out from AB Forums.

I also noticed that when you log in via the site, the cookie is active for longer than login from the AB Forums (at most a few hours).

And when you log in from the AB Forums, any changes you’ve made to your location (whereabouts) remain as long as you no longer sign in from the site. Otherwise, your location will be the same (reset) as it appears on your profile on the site. Ugh, I guess it is only for old members (age and whereabouts)...
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Old 29-12-2018, 01:25 PM   #10
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I see the forum logout button. Only if i log in from the site, i than log out from the forum (the button appears), but my country is no more below the avatar.
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