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BeastOfCarrion 2005-03-13 23:58

Location Character Limit
 
Nomad,
Is it possible to put a smaller character limit on people's locations? For the most part people are ok, but every now and again we get somebody who has a location like: -

you go down a couple streets,then turn left,then you'll see the shop which Miguel used to own,now,keep walkin that way and you'll see the guy with a funny hat,ask him where he got it.When he tells you,go over there and then turn right.go straight and

Which is not verry compatible with a screen resolution of 1024x768, and extremely anoying. After a brief count, it appears that 100 characters would not ruin your otherwise nice resizing, whilt still leaving people more than enough room to be a smart ass. See the above example cut down: -

you go down a couple streets,then turn left,then you'll see the shop which Miguel used to own,now,ke

- Beast Of Carrion

[Note: the example was extracted from somebody's actual location, however I am not specifically picking on that person, as they are not the first (or probably the last) to do it.]

Rapture 2005-03-14 00:05

or maybe even lower, like 50... for those of us limited to 800x600 res

BLS 2005-03-14 00:23

Just get rid of it all! We dont need no stinkin' location ya hear?

Sam Hudson 2005-03-14 02:39

sorry,I'll get rid of it,since it seems I'm the only one dumb enough

andrewc 2005-03-14 05:05

served

DeathCS 2005-03-14 21:52

Quote:
Originally Posted by Sam Hudson
sorry,I'll get rid of it,since it seems I'm the only one dumb enough

word.

nomad 2005-03-15 05:26

I've set it to 50 characters, thanks.

andrewc 2005-03-15 05:42

good work sir, thanks much.

lamb_of_god 2005-03-28 01:10

I never seen a location that long on anyone's profile, and while it is funny, god that would annoy me.

corroded 2005-03-28 06:02

Quote:
Originally Posted by lamb_of_god
I never seen a location that long on anyone's profile, and while it is funny, god that would annoy me.

i once had my location as:

the planet that once used to absorb flesh in order to achieve divinity and immortality

:p

Cloaca 2005-03-28 08:26

But that's fine, because it's Demilich. An exception to the rule, my friend.


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