Let's add our country to our profile!

This section will contain posting guidelines for the forum along with any other information that is relevant to this forum.
User avatar
jonescg
1 GW
1 GW
Posts: 3335
Joined: Aug 07, 2009 9:22 pm
Location: Perth, Western Australia

Re: Let's add our country to our profile!

Post by jonescg » Dec 16, 2011 11:10 pm

Perth, Western Australia is probably self explanatory, but Western Australians truly think they are another country :lol: Aren't they KiM? ;)

Joseph C.
1 MW
1 MW
Posts: 1998
Joined: Feb 03, 2011 8:43 am
Location: Ireland
Contact:

Re: Let's add our country to our profile!

Post by Joseph C. » Dec 16, 2011 11:15 pm

amberwolf wrote:I already had my city, state, and country in there, but I've made it a little more specific for those far travellers out there. ;)
I bet every civilisation would imagine their group/bubble as being local. :mrgreen:
Yellow Magpie - Home Of The Talented And The Interesting

http://yellowmagpie.com

User avatar
Arlo1
100 GW
100 GW
Posts: 8484
Joined: Apr 26, 2009 10:36 pm
Location: Nanaimo BC Canada
Contact:

Re: Let's add our country to our profile!

Post by Arlo1 » Dec 17, 2011 1:09 am

Were you at der by = Where are you?
Were you to der by = Where are you heading? :mrgreen:
My Leaf motor controller build. https://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewto ... 27#p963227
My YSR build http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BRo8r5g4NBg
RC and most types of Lithium batteries you MUST know your individual cell voltages charging and discharging.
Don't keep them were you cant afford smoke or fire!
Never above 4.2v never below 2.7v EVER!!!
HI power controller design. Game Changer

Joseph C.
1 MW
1 MW
Posts: 1998
Joined: Feb 03, 2011 8:43 am
Location: Ireland
Contact:

Re: Let's add our country to our profile!

Post by Joseph C. » Dec 17, 2011 2:51 am

Arlo1 wrote:Were you at der by = Where are you?
Were you to der by = Where are you heading? :mrgreen:
Is that phonetic or literal?

Something you learn everyday the Canadian/Yorkshire/West Country nexus of impenetrable accents... :shock: :mrgreen:

To add our own. This should be just about decipherable. For other Irish counties - it is best just to nod the affirmative and pretend to understand. :mrgreen:

Yellow Magpie - Home Of The Talented And The Interesting

http://yellowmagpie.com

User avatar
gensem
1 MW
1 MW
Posts: 1673
Joined: Apr 01, 2011 5:28 pm
Location: Sao Paulo - Brazil

Re: Let's add our country to our profile!

Post by gensem » Dec 17, 2011 8:15 am

State added...
Oddly enough people hardly pay attention to the country in my profile.
Justin we really appreciate what you did!

User avatar
Kingfish
10 GW
10 GW
Posts: 4275
Joined: Feb 03, 2010 11:23 am
Location: Redmond, WA-USA, Earth, Sol, Orion–Cygnus Arm, Milky Way. Age: > yesterday < tomorrow
Contact:

Re: Let's add our country to our profile!

Post by Kingfish » Dec 23, 2011 2:25 pm

amberwolf wrote:Since I was volunteered, :wink: and was already considering doing it anyway, here's how to change your location so it shows up in your profile:

Click here:
https://endless-sphere.com/forums/ucp.php?i=164
then look over in the Edit Profile area where it has several text-entry boxes. The seventh one down should be Location:.

Click in the text entry box to the right of "Location:", and type in what you want there (starting with country and going down as specific/local as you are willing to go is best).

At the bottom of that section is a button for Submit; click that, and you are done. :)
AW, I have noted that you are close to my galactic location; it is good to have neighbors... relatively speaking 8)

grock that, KF
* My 2WD Garden Wall
* Kinaye MotorSports
* Primary ride: 2WD Disc 9C 2806-equiv / Dual Lyen 12FET / 20S7P LiPo.
* Epics: Going to California: 2011 8)
* 50-mph, 101, 10k-Club. 12,527 miles-to-date, 7037 as 2WD.

It is by caffeine alone I set my mind in motion.
It is by the beans of Java that thoughts acquire speed.
The hands acquire shakes, the shakes become a warning.
It is by caffeine alone I set my mind in motion.

User avatar
Lock
10 GW
10 GW
Posts: 4621
Joined: May 24, 2007 5:46 pm
Location: Toronto Harbour
Contact:

Re: Let's add our country to our profile!

Post by Lock » Dec 23, 2011 9:01 pm

Some of us on the Endless-Sphere Forum Member Map:
https://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewto ... =3&t=28618
If you like this message feel free to donate BeerCoins (BTC) to:
1LxAXWmbjY6SeMf8r9HHhSKt6pWyPvWg6L

Toronto Electric Riders Association:
http://www.ebikeriders.com/
Canada, eh?

User avatar
Arlo1
100 GW
100 GW
Posts: 8484
Joined: Apr 26, 2009 10:36 pm
Location: Nanaimo BC Canada
Contact:

Re: Let's add our country to our profile!

Post by Arlo1 » Dec 23, 2011 9:20 pm

Joseph C. wrote: Is that phonetic

Something you learn everyday the Canadian/Yorkshire/West Country nexus of impenetrable accents... :shock: :mrgreen:

To add our own. This should be just about decipherable. For other Irish counties - it is best just to nod the affirmative and pretend to understand. :mrgreen:

Close but Its newfie! ;)
My Leaf motor controller build. https://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewto ... 27#p963227
My YSR build http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BRo8r5g4NBg
RC and most types of Lithium batteries you MUST know your individual cell voltages charging and discharging.
Don't keep them were you cant afford smoke or fire!
Never above 4.2v never below 2.7v EVER!!!
HI power controller design. Game Changer

User avatar
sk8norcal
10 GW
10 GW
Posts: 4297
Joined: May 16, 2010 5:29 am
Location: San Jose, CA
Contact:

Re: Let's add our country to our profile!

Post by sk8norcal » Dec 23, 2011 11:51 pm

I would like to see option for people to post their age...

I been on forum that do that,
it makes it more interesting....

User avatar
AussieJester
100 GW
100 GW
Posts: 9447
Joined: Mar 11, 2008 3:33 am
Location: Perth Western Australia

Re: Let's add our country to our profile!

Post by AussieJester » Dec 24, 2011 12:20 am

sk8norcal wrote:I would like to see option for people to post their age...

I been on forum that do that,
it makes it more interesting....
You can add your age to your profile

KiM

User avatar
sk8norcal
10 GW
10 GW
Posts: 4297
Joined: May 16, 2010 5:29 am
Location: San Jose, CA
Contact:

Re: Let's add our country to our profile!

Post by sk8norcal » Dec 24, 2011 12:34 am

...
Last edited by sk8norcal on Dec 24, 2011 12:36 am, edited 1 time in total.

User avatar
sk8norcal
10 GW
10 GW
Posts: 4297
Joined: May 16, 2010 5:29 am
Location: San Jose, CA
Contact:

Re: Let's add our country to our profile!

Post by sk8norcal » Dec 24, 2011 12:35 am

oops... :D
i see it now...

but I meant under the avatar instead of having to click on their profile...

SamTexas
1 GW
1 GW
Posts: 3004
Joined: Dec 29, 2010 5:34 am
Location: Houston, Texas

Re: Let's add our country to our profile!

Post by SamTexas » Dec 24, 2011 1:15 am

sk8norcal wrote: but I meant under the avatar instead of having to click on their profile...
Good idea. It's not available now, but we can make it part of the location. I just did it.

User avatar
amberwolf
100 GW
100 GW
Posts: 23916
Joined: Aug 17, 2009 6:43 am
Location: Phoenix, AZ, USA, Earth, Sol, Local Bubble, Orion Arm, Milky Way, Local Group
Contact:

Re: Let's add our country to our profile!

Post by amberwolf » Jan 12, 2012 2:13 am

Something else that needs to be done, at board-level iwth the forum software itself, is to add the ability to sort members by location, and to search text-field-wise in the location section, and to display the location in a member search/list.

None of thsoe is possible now, but all would help a lot when trying to find someone near you to help out. :)

nieles
10 kW
10 kW
Posts: 617
Joined: Jul 14, 2008 5:39 pm
Location: The Netherlands

Re: Let's add our country to our profile!

Post by nieles » Jan 12, 2012 2:25 am

maybe add some sort of usergroups based on location?

User avatar
bigmoose
1 GW
1 GW
Posts: 3069
Joined: Aug 06, 2009 3:05 pm
Location: North coast USA
Contact:

Re: Let's add our country to our profile!

Post by bigmoose » Jan 12, 2012 8:49 am

AussieJester wrote:...You can add your age to your profile

KiM
I do not see the option for "older than dirt..." ... must be my eyesight.
"Live simply. Love generously. Care deeply. Speak kindly. Leave the rest to God..." all the best, Dave

User avatar
Timma2500
10 kW
10 kW
Posts: 505
Joined: Apr 02, 2009 12:12 am
Location: Western Australia

Re: Let's add our country to our profile!

Post by Timma2500 » Feb 23, 2012 5:26 am

jonescg wrote:Perth, Western Australia is probably self explanatory, but Western Australians truly think they are another country :lol: Aren't they KiM? ;)
+1

WA tried to Secede from Australia years ago then probably realised no-one would bother coming here if they needed a passport to cross the border :wink: :lol:


Paul :D
Norco Aline / carbon fibre frame mod / 12t Mac / 12fet / 23kg

User avatar
Lessss
100 MW
100 MW
Posts: 2629
Joined: Nov 18, 2006 11:27 pm
Location: Saint John N.B. Canada, Sol 3

Why you all hiding/ so shy?

Post by Lessss » May 23, 2012 10:59 pm

I just tabbed through the users list here and noticed that 98% of you have nothing as to your location. I mean NOTHING.
Not even which hemisphere you are in!!

Come on guys fill SOMETHING in.
Hemisphere if nothing else.
Preferably country.
State/ Province?
City if your not too afraid.
Give me nuclear batteries I say!! Ripped off by Joshua Goldberg to the tune of almost $900 re headway groupbuy for batteries, no $ no batteries
------------
http://www.openoffice.org/ or https://www.libreoffice.org/
http://distrowatch.com/dwres.php?resource=major

User avatar
biohazardman
100 kW
100 kW
Posts: 1427
Joined: Jun 29, 2008 5:28 pm
Location: Portland,Oregon USA

Re: Why you all hiding/ so shy?

Post by biohazardman » May 23, 2012 11:02 pm

Bu bu but you are a scary Gremlin we are afraid. ;^)
Build it like your life depends on it. Cuz it does.
Golden Motor Schwinn first build http://goldenmotor.com/SMF/index.php?topic=279.0
Giant BMC build https://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewto ... &start=390
Short ride vids https://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewto ... 60#p321703

kevo
1 kW
1 kW
Posts: 330
Joined: Sep 15, 2009 9:40 pm

Re: Why you all hiding/ so shy?

Post by kevo » May 23, 2012 11:03 pm

OK, I'll bite.
Hemisphere if nothing else (Northern)
Preferably country (USA)
State/ Province? (California)
City if your not too afraid (Oaktown)

Done...
Thanks Justin of http://ebikes.ca for your amazing talents, dedication and contributions to ES!
Post licensed under "Open Source" http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/

User avatar
biohazardman
100 kW
100 kW
Posts: 1427
Joined: Jun 29, 2008 5:28 pm
Location: Portland,Oregon USA

Re: Why you all hiding/ so shy?

Post by biohazardman » May 23, 2012 11:18 pm

If you go to the "user control panel", upper left on the screen click it then "Profile" you can fill the info in there and it will show up under your avatar when you post. It's a great help to know where you are in the world as the laws, availability/types of bikes/parts ect are so different from place to place. Might help keep one or more of us from sounding uncaring or very dense at some time.
Build it like your life depends on it. Cuz it does.
Golden Motor Schwinn first build http://goldenmotor.com/SMF/index.php?topic=279.0
Giant BMC build https://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewto ... &start=390
Short ride vids https://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewto ... 60#p321703

User avatar
Dauntless
100 GW
100 GW
Posts: 5921
Joined: May 29, 2010 1:49 am
Location: Coordinates: 33°52′48″N 117°55′43″W

Re: Why you all hiding/ so shy?

Post by Dauntless » May 24, 2012 12:57 am

Okay, got my location fairly precise. In fact I'm less than a half mile from the street they named after the local descendant of Johnny Appleseed. If that's not forthcoming, I don't know what is. (Although they haven't been forthcoming about how he was descent from a man who famously couldn't get to the altar in time and, well. . . .)
Any sufficiently advanced technology is INDISTINGUISHABLE FROM MAGIC!
- Arthur C. Clarke

User avatar
Jeremy Harris
10 GW
10 GW
Posts: 4568
Joined: Oct 23, 2007 4:15 pm
Location: Salisbury, UK

Re: Why you all hiding/ so shy?

Post by Jeremy Harris » May 24, 2012 1:49 am

Adding at least a rough location in your personal profile is a massive help, given the international nature of this forum. Trying to guess which ebike laws might apply, or how much something might cost, is SO much easier when you have a feel for location. It also helps when it comes to tolerance, as if I'm reading something during the day that's been written late at night (and maybe after a glass or two) by someone in a wildly different time zone it's easier to make allowances.
Please ask questions on the forum, rather than by PM, as it helps others and you'll get a better range of answers.

User avatar
dogman dan
100 GW
100 GW
Posts: 34291
Joined: May 17, 2008 12:53 pm
Location: Las Cruces New Mexico USA

Re: Why you all hiding/ so shy?

Post by dogman dan » May 24, 2012 5:00 am

Yep. I think at least what continent should be required of new members from now on. So often they want to know where to get a good deal on something, or good customer service.

Then we end up telling a guy in Vancouver about an ebike kit vendor in China. Or a guy in Croatia about a great vendor in Vancouver.

At best, we end up taking a wild guess that a guy lives in the USA because he uses mph.

John in CR
100 GW
100 GW
Posts: 13760
Joined: May 20, 2008 12:58 am
Location: Paradise

Re: Why you all hiding/ so shy?

Post by John in CR » May 24, 2012 8:46 am

The regulars know where I am. The reason I don't post it in my sig is just in case some do-gooder in the government here happens upon ES, and through my posts realizes this country needs laws about ebikes. The world keeps getting smaller, so you just never know.

While I feel the best thing I can do for the cause is show people the performance potential of electrics, I also don't want to be responsible for ruining my own good thing. There's a fine line between "Wow, look what that ebike can do." and "That idiot is going to kill himself on that machine, so we need a law to protect him from himself."

John

Post Reply