how do you change your city on topix?

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need to know

Glasgow, KY

#1 Jun 6, 2010
I'm getting tired of all my posts having the wrong city shown under my user name, can someone please tell me how to change it?
need to know please

Horse Cave, KY

#2 Jun 7, 2010
Can you tell me how to get this thing to say Edmonton instead of Cave City? I live on Columbia Rd. past Bob,s and that's no where near Cave City, computers are retarded
Jst sayin

Danville, KY

#3 Jun 7, 2010
idk and idc im glad it dont put my real city there is alot of bad ppl on this site so i would nt want my real city being on here or my name so yea
need to know

Glasgow, KY

#4 Jun 7, 2010
i've seen them change it on here before because they were trashing each other about it, so i know it's possible.
Just Sayin

Medinah, IL

#5 Jun 7, 2010
I think if you register you can put your city name on but if you don't register it just goes to where your ISP is routing you from.
need to know

Glasgow, KY

#6 Jun 7, 2010
Thanks for trying to help, but i still just don't get it. Are you the same JUST SAYIN from earlier? Because it says 2 different cities for you if you are the same person, and you were not using a registered user name either time you posted. And if you're different people (or on a different computer) then never mind, my bad.
Just Sayin

Medinah, IL

#7 Jun 8, 2010
I don't use a registered name so different cities appear under my name depending on where my ISP signal is routed. I've even had my city show up in Texas and I don't live there. The Danville, KY Jst Sayin in this thread is not me, however.

People that have registered names have a different colored box where their name appears. On my computer they appear in yellow. Everyone else is blue-gray.
i know

Glasgow, KY

#8 Jun 8, 2010
unplug your gateway for a few hours and plug it back then there's a good change your city will come up different.
need to know

Glasgow, KY

#9 Jun 8, 2010
The power or just the internet?
Just Sayin

Medinah, IL

#10 Jun 8, 2010
The power -- it has to reset itself.
super sport

Elizabethtown, KY

#11 Jun 8, 2010
you really can't control it without purchasing special software. your internet provider changes servers as it needs, sortof like a cell phone uses different towers. you can get programs that hide it and will allow you to edit it, but it's a heavy investment for just a forum. i only know of one person on topix who actually has the software, everyone else's just bounces from town to town. there are also some people whose locations show up in grey writing (as opposed to blue) and they too have some other sort of software (either purchased or standard on their computers) that affects their location, not sure about those guys, but their software is not nearly as advanced as the kind that will let you edit it.
just remember, it's not YOUR location, it's your COMPUTER'S internet location in a network of servers that's showing up.
the man

Carrollton, TX

#12 Feb 9, 2012
big deal
say say say

Lewisburg, KY

#13 Jul 8, 2013
ok whats my city?
say say say

Lewisburg, KY

#14 Jul 8, 2013
not auburn then where?
Patria Santarelli

Tempe, AZ

#15 Aug 8, 2013
Strait Shooter

Glasgow, KY

#19 Oct 25, 2013
The only way for sure is to move away!
Zaa

Cave City, AR

#20 Apr 6, 2014
Let me see if my city changed

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