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Only letters and numbers...no special characters

Blog Posted:11/19/2012 6:24:00 PM
We had to make some changes to what is allowed when entering your first and last name on PoetrySoup. Because of upcoming enhancements, we can only allow letters, numbers, and a couple special characters (dashes, spaces, and periods) in the last name and first name fields. Thanks for your cooperation.

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Date: 11/26/2012 11:11:00 AM
what is a Form Directory?? and where is it???
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Date: 11/25/2012 10:03:00 AM
Why'd you take our FORM DIRECTORY out of the RESOURCE section it took me 2 days to find it again grrrr maybe put up a new blog and tell others where it is?
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Date: 11/21/2012 5:35:00 AM
Thanks for the information..I am not effected but some will be..Sara
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Date: 11/20/2012 7:25:00 PM
Noooooooo you cant take my ~ lol.. xx
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Date: 11/20/2012 10:14:00 PM
Date: 11/20/2012 12:01:00 PM
The changes we are making are global changes that will help PoetrySoup. Certain characters and formats of names are causing technical issues, so we have to fix ALL names. It’s nothing personal. All Soupers are affected.
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Date: 11/20/2012 10:47:00 AM
I'm S.P.E.C.I.A.L. and a character... Can I stay please... LOL OOOps... There I go getting frisky again!
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Date: 11/20/2012 6:20:00 AM
So can I call myself Ms. Miks-yez-pittle-ik?
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Date: 11/20/2012 12:18:00 PM
That's legal. :-) we accept hyphens!
Date: 11/19/2012 11:53:00 PM
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Date: 11/19/2012 9:28:00 PM
I was just about to change my soup pen-name to something similar to the artist formerly known as Prince....
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Date: 11/19/2012 9:08:00 PM
I just came from my profile, I do not approve TPS,, going through my personal profile... changing things,,, If you or others had a problem with my name , ..you could have send mail to change my name... I really don't see why it bothered poets,,, say what you want but we both know why you did it...
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Date: 11/20/2012 7:24:00 AM
Not funny Ruben
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Date: 11/19/2012 10:04:00 PM
Vicky,,, yes,,, I do not approve the double destroyer name,,, hope I removed it,,, and by the way it was either A or the,.... LOL
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Date: 11/19/2012 9:52:00 PM
I'd been wondering if there was a new poet in town(PDD), Oops! And what's up with the 'A'?
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Date: 11/19/2012 9:17:00 PM
this is the name that shows up, "Destroyer, Poet Destroyer" on your PM list.. what is up with the extra destroyer....
Date: 11/19/2012 7:24:00 PM
no problem.... thank you... I already can imagine the soup mail, you got over the special characters we used,,, LOL... thank you,,, now it looks neater... ;-) pd...
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