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can London be added to the list, Greater London is a different area
Hows that then? Keep it simple please


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greater london is areas around london without london postcodes

like croydon CR0 etc etc thats greater london.

you have central london, london and greater london


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greater london is areas around london without london postcodes

like croydon CR0 etc etc thats greater london.

you have central london, london and greater london


What next? - "sarf" of the river as an option.
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greater london is areas around london without london postcodes

like croydon CR0 etc etc thats greater london.

you have central london, london and greater london


Not true.
Greater London is an administrative subdivision.
The City of London is covered in the above, as is the whole of the London area.
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Done.
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Top job Hans
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Not true.
Greater London is an administrative subdivision.
The City of London is covered in the above, as is the whole of the London area.

well I won't use it unless it said London, not Greater London, sorry for being pedantic, but thats my opinion

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right so:
1. Threads with beautiful women : BLOCKED because it offends people
2. Threads with real world review of products: Admin steps in to say we can't slag things off because AO could be sued
3. Location: has to be checked with DATA PROTECTION OFFICER!!!

LOL you guys crack me up...you take this site far too seriously!

Facebook and MySpace are more likely targets for anyone to do a little stalking!

As for London / Greater london...i suggest switching it back to "London" as it is difficult to find on the drop down list otherwise!

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right so:
1. Threads with beautiful women : BLOCKED because it offends people
2. Threads with real world review of products: Admin steps in to say we can't slag things off because AO could be blocked
3. Location: has to be checked with DATA PROTECTION OFFICER!!!

LOL you guys crack me up...you take this site far too seriously!

Facebook and MySpace are more likely targets for anyone to do a little stalking!

As for London / Greater london...i suggest switching it back to "London" as it is difficult to find on the drop down list otherwise!

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right so:
2. Threads with real world review of products: Admin steps in to say we can't slag things off because AO could be blocked
The Volvo owners forum was taken down for 9 months earler this year because of a legal threat made by someone who was slagged off on it, remember anything that goes into writing can be used as evidence against both the wrier and the forum owners.
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The Volvo owners forum was taken down for 9 months earler this year because of a legal threat made by someone who was slagged off on it, remember anything that goes into writing can be used as evidence against both the wrier and the forum owners.
This was covered in another thread...a good standard disclaimer should prevent this from happening. IIRC all the cases against a forum (unless racial slur are on the cards) have not been successful.

People do take forums too seriously!
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People do take forums too seriously!

Very true... however it dosn't stop them picking up the phone to their lawyers if they think that they may get 's.
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right so:
1. Threads with beautiful women : BLOCKED because it offends people
2. Threads with real world review of products: Admin steps in to say we can't slag things off because AO could be sued
3. Location: has to be checked with DATA PROTECTION OFFICER!!!

LOL you guys crack me up...you take this site far too seriously!

Facebook and MySpace are more likely targets for anyone to do a little stalking!

As for London / Greater london...i suggest switching it back to "London" as it is difficult to find on the drop down list otherwise!

Points 1 & 2 have previously been discussed elsewhere & don't really need to be brought up again here do they
Anyway you agreed to the term & conditions when you signed up as a member didn't you or did you just tick the box

Point 3 has now been addressed


Maybe people take this this site seriously because they want it to continue as it for the future

Also it it really so difficult to search through a scroll down list of maybe 100 options maximum, how long could it really take
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Maybe people take this this site seriously because they want it to continue as it for the future
Yep
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agree to that
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Whilst on Forum techie bits can anyone clarify what would now happen if I were to add a signature to my Profile, would my location, currently set as " Boston " change ?
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sigantuse should be fine, should't change as its a different section (at a guess of course)
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And its all been sorted now Nige anyway ;p
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Whilst on Forum techie bits can anyone clarify what would now happen if I were to add a signature to my Profile, would my location, currently set as " Boston " change ?
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sigantuse should be fine, should't change as its a different section (at a guess of course)
Yep as EA said you can change sig but if you want to chance anything in your profile you will have to use the new location fields before being allowed to apply any other changes you've made to your profile
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Are you both sure ??

If I try it and it all goes Turnip shaped ( this is Lincolnshire ! ) I'll be so sad !

EDIT. Cross post there David, thanks for your info.
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Anyway you agreed to the term & conditions when you signed up as a member didn't you or did you just tick the box
I think 99.9% of people just tick the box...it's not a pre open-heart surgery disclaimer form, it's a forum...i know some of you may feel otherwise but it's hardly a matter of life and death...

Swap "Greater London" for "London" because no-one expects to look under "G" for London...it's not Great London 2012 Olympics...is it?
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Swap "Greater London" for "London" because no-one expects to look under "G" for London...
The mans got a point.

Good job Hans

(EDIT - Not changing mine as I don't want it to say 'North Yorkshire, United Kingdom', bit of as gobful, seen as this is a mostly UK forum just North Yorkshire will suffice.

Can't it be made so we can just type in what we like?
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