Please put your town, state under your name if you have a question.

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by joebryant, Sep 26, 2010.

  1. joebryant

    joebryant Overrun With Chickens

    I'm seeing a lot of new members making posts that leave me and other members wondering where they/(you?) live; that's information we very often need if we're to answer their/your questions.
    What might work in Florida might not work in Canada.
    If you haven't listed your CITY/TOWN, STATE under your NAME yet, please go to (click) Profile (on the dark-blue line above) and then to the list on the left hand side titled Profile Menu. Going there and choosing the second item on the list, PERSONAL, in the space for Location you can type in the name of the city or town, state where you live.
    Last edited: Sep 26, 2010
  2. annie3001

    annie3001 My Girls

    Jun 11, 2009
    i agree...... at least they could put the state ... its so difficult to answer questions lately. i am starting to ignore most of them. [​IMG]
  3. booker81

    booker81 Redneck Tech Girl

    Apr 18, 2010
    Even putting a general area is good I feel (the town my address is associated with has only 800 people in it, so kinda close, rather have a wee bit of anonymity.)

    Location is VERY important for climate/weather questions - "winter" is a much different thing when you're asking about a Tennessee winter or a Michigan winter!
  4. Iowa Roo Mom

    Iowa Roo Mom Resistance Is Futile

    Apr 30, 2009
    Keokuk County
    Or just put it in your screen name [​IMG]
  5. Q9

    Q9 General Headache

    I assume that if I refers to my state like it's a country people will still understand what I'm talking about. [​IMG]
  6. Iowa Roo Mom

    Iowa Roo Mom Resistance Is Futile

    Apr 30, 2009
    Keokuk County
    Quote:North Dakota?
  7. Q9

    Q9 General Headache

    Quote:North Dakota?

    I can't tell if you're serious or not. [​IMG] If so, there's the word "Carolina" right after "North." [​IMG]
  8. Bantimna

    Bantimna Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 29, 2009
    South Africa
    I agree, I've found it hard that when trying to answer a question, I first have to guess the possible location of the poster/s.

    @Iowa Roo Mom, you do have a great username invention there. [​IMG]
  9. KimberlyJ

    KimberlyJ Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 13, 2010
    I agree. Sometimes I'm just wondering where every one is from as well. Maybe someone close to me will become a personal resourse some day. HOWEVER I'm begining to realize that this is a family forum and alot of the posters are younger. So please be general. In fact I think I'm going to change my profile to not name my city, just the state.
  10. michickenwrangler

    michickenwrangler To Finish Is To Win

    Jun 8, 2008
    NE Michigan
    Quote:True, someone on another thread was asking about what she needed for chickens. Well, with winter coming it makes a difference. So is she in the south or north or west?

    For me, I take a lot of pride in my state and I'll never leave it. I love our lakes and forests and beaches and Vernors. [​IMG]

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