Profile question - Why does the US Flag show on my Avatar and posts ?

Discussion in '1st & 2nd Generation 1983-1989' started by straycat, Sep 21, 2022.

  1. straycat

    straycat Member

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    My profile shows Canada as my home country, so why do my posts show the US flag ?

    Is that geared off some sort of IP address ? and now that I'm on Elon Musk's Star Link it thinks im in the USA ?
     
  2. RogueRC24

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    Elon is hiding your true location for you!!
     
  3. Terry Smith

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    It could be worse..I appear to have moved to Kuwait. Or I've possibly done a Saddam and invaded the place.
     
  4. skimad4x4

    skimad4x4 "Official" VFRWorld Greeter

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    I think it looks at your IP address - certainly my flag seems to flip between France UK and Isle of Man depending on where I am at the time I log in. If the flag is an issue I guess you could spoof the system using a VPN to connect from an address in Canada.
     
  5. skimad4x4

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    Yay a few seconds later I am in Italy...
     
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    Elon is sending my green card next week :thumbs:
     
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