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Offline Johnnytodd

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Calendar- Who cares whose birthday it is?
« on: July 07, 2018, 11:42:24 PM »
A birthday greeting is a friendly gesture but what I really want in a calendar is a list of upcoming wargame events.  How about a list of top (worldwide) conventions? ...with links to the convention websites.... or maybe a feature: "on this day in history" etc.
« Last Edit: July 07, 2018, 11:44:43 PM by Johnnytodd »

Offline Westfalia Chris

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Re: Calendar- Who cares whose birthday it is?
« Reply #1 on: July 08, 2018, 06:38:16 AM »
A birthday greeting is a friendly gesture but what I really want in a calendar is a list of upcoming wargame events.  How about a list of top (worldwide) conventions? ...with links to the convention websites.... or maybe a feature: "on this day in history" etc.

Info like that has to be curated, copywritten, validated, edited and uploaded, whereas the birthdays can be automatically displayed.

Simply put, given day-to-day jobs and more pressing moderation and admin issues, we didn't have time for that.

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Re: Calendar- Who cares whose birthday it is?
« Reply #2 on: July 08, 2018, 12:04:20 PM »
On a smaller forum using the same forum type (SMF) we used to always put up happy birthday messages.

Offline Humakt

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Re: Calendar- Who cares whose birthday it is?
« Reply #3 on: July 10, 2018, 05:05:28 AM »
Given new GDPR rules, are you now allowed to post people's birthday's?

I know I wouldn't want mine being made public, but then I'm pretty sure I didn't enter mine in the first place.