some kind of gender indicator?

Discussion in 'Comments & Suggestions' started by I. R. Shogun, Oct 16, 2007.

  1. I. R. Shogun

    I. R. Shogun Midnight Demon

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    I've seen them on a few other forums, it's a little box by the username with the male or female symbol. It would eliminate those awkward moments where a user is referred to by the wrong gender, then has to correct it and make me... er... the person who made the mistake look like a big doofus.
     
  2. Overread

    Overread Wolfing it up! Staff Member

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    I agree, would make things easier for newer members as well!
     
  3. Nienor

    Nienor Administrator Staff Member

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    What do the hermaphrodites do then?
     
  4. LyannaWolfBlood

    LyannaWolfBlood Ella Dictadora

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    Have three symbols?
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    I think it's a good idea, personally, might help prevent some confusion.
     
  5. Nienor

    Nienor Administrator Staff Member

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    haha. Neat symbol. :D


    I'll mention it to Skyanide. I'd be afraid of adding something to the forum and destroying it. I'm more like a customer service type of person than a tech person here.
     
  6. Meteorain

    Meteorain Magical & Mystical

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    I think gender misconception is awesome. It provides for humorous moments :O
     
  7. Kakashi

    Kakashi The Fighters Guide House Member

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    sounds like a good plan.

    now all we need is a species indicator.
     
  8. Overread

    Overread Wolfing it up! Staff Member

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    err, that what your avatar pic is for - - - -
     
  9. Meteorain

    Meteorain Magical & Mystical

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    Errr.....no it isn't <_<
     
  10. Lady_of_Shalott

    Lady_of_Shalott Weaving the Magic Web

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    Certain usernames can help elminate confusion. :D

    But I do agree that it would be a nice idea.
     
  11. Nienor

    Nienor Administrator Staff Member

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    I'm going to guess, you've never been mistaken for a guy, LoS. ;)
     
  12. Kakashi

    Kakashi The Fighters Guide House Member

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    so you're saying i should change my name to Mistress Kakashi?
     
  13. Lady_of_Shalott

    Lady_of_Shalott Weaving the Magic Web

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    Nope. I think that must be some kind of forum record. Do I get an award?

    Now, see Kakashi is a classic example of someone I thought was a guy. Plus for some reason I always think of that healthy cereal brand "Kashi" when I see your username.... Not sure how that relates to anything though....
     
  14. Firiath

    Firiath Halfling barbarian

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    Wait... Kakashi's not a guy? I thought that Mistress Kakashi thing was a joke. *confuzzled*


    So far I've been mistaken for a guy once, back in the days as we still had colourful names. I had to change my name colour to pink, just so that everybody knew I was a girl. Meh.
     
  15. Skyanide

    Skyanide The Big Meanie Staff Member

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    You can choose your gender in your profile.
     
  16. jake1964

    jake1964 Old enough to be your dad

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    :eek: Wait...We have a choice?





    :p
     
  17. Skyanide

    Skyanide The Big Meanie Staff Member

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    You always had a choice. Some people are just happy with the choice made for them. ;)
     
  18. I. R. Shogun

    I. R. Shogun Midnight Demon

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    thank you very much
     
  19. Nienor

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    I didn't know you had this secret desire to choose. :p



    haha. I just noticed we have choices of not specified and prefer not to say.
     
  20. Turin

    Turin Valar Morghulis

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    Note the Hermaphrodite symbol in Sky's profile.