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« Topic Start: August 27, 2012, 10:27:33 PM »
Is there any way that a person's user page could be set to automatically have a link to their family page?

I often like to see where people play that I chat with on the forum, and not everybody's handle is intuitive.
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Re: Family Link
« Reply #1: August 27, 2012, 10:39:48 PM »
No. There is no requirement that a forum account is linked to a game account. There is a field they can fill in with this info, but obviously not everyone does it.
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Re: Family Link
« Reply #2: August 28, 2012, 05:38:12 AM »
No. There is no requirement that a forum account is linked to a game account. There is a field they can fill in with this info, but obviously not everyone does it.

Right, I get that. I guess what I'm asking is: can we make the link to family page an "opt out" instead of an "opt in"? I think most people are totally fine with it, and it'd be a nice convenience.
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« Reply #3: August 28, 2012, 07:00:37 AM »
Right, I get that. I guess what I'm asking is: can we make the link to family page an "opt out" instead of an "opt in"? I think most people are totally fine with it, and it'd be a nice convenience.
The issue is the system doesn't know what your family unless you tell it so it has to be opt in

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Re: Family Link
« Reply #4: August 28, 2012, 02:42:51 PM »
What Penchant says. The only way to make it "opt out" is to require people to put it in, but then let them uncheck a box to not list it. But then we'd have to find some way to authenticate the listing so people didn't impersonate other people...
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Re: Family Link
« Reply #5: August 28, 2012, 03:51:48 PM »
I actually play the Anaris family, little did you know, eh? 8)
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Re: Family Link
« Reply #6: August 28, 2012, 09:00:52 PM »
What Penchant says. The only way to make it "opt out" is to require people to put it in, but then let them uncheck a box to not list it. But then we'd have to find some way to authenticate the listing so people didn't impersonate other people...

Ah, I see.
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