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Joshua Simone [The Quasi Geek Dad]
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Is there anyway to link my board game collection with my spouse so she doesn't have to fill it in herself?
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No i'm afraid I don't think so.

She can of course view your collection and put up a static link to it "here's a link to my husband's account and our collection".

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And do you really rate every game the same?

Must be a harmonious union!
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Interesting. When I read the title I assumed this thread discussed how your pre-nup was not as solid as mine.
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Thanks for the info.
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Could this be done by forming a guild?
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Bah. You've got less than 50 games, easy to just do it manually.

Sorry, no actual helpful advice.
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No way to do it that I know of. I list all my partner's games as owned by me, she lists her own stuff without including mine... it means we can subtract her collection from "my" collection to work out what I actually own. Works for us. I note all the details in the "Private Info" section.

And you don't have to own a game in order to rate it!
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CSoren wrote:
Could this be done by forming a guild?


I believe you can't prevent others from joining your guild, so there collections would end up in there as well
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DeadMoney wrote:
Is there anyway to link my board game collection with my spouse so she doesn't have to fill it in herself?


Well I suppose you could be a good husband and do it for her.
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The only collection of mine that my wife wants to share is in a bank account.
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AnnuverScotinExile wrote:
The only collection of mine that my wife wants to share is in a bank account.


you all have old man problems ;-)
 
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Or make a 3rd joint account that you can both access that holds the collection. You could still have your own independent ratings that way too.
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rocksnrolls wrote:
CSoren wrote:
Could this be done by forming a guild?

I believe you can't prevent others from joining your guild, so there collections would end up in there as well

This is true, but I think if you made it clear that the guild was just for you and your wife, geeks would respect that. I don't know if Admin would enforce it, but you and your wife could leave the first guild and create a second one, just for the two of you. If the same user joined the second guild, I'm pretty sure Admin would consider that harrassment.
 
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Tall_Walt wrote:
rocksnrolls wrote:
CSoren wrote:
Could this be done by forming a guild?

I believe you can't prevent others from joining your guild, so there collections would end up in there as well

This is true, but I think if you made it clear that the guild was just for you and your wife, geeks would respect that. I don't know if Admin would enforce it, but you and your wife could leave the first guild and create a second one, just for the two of you. If the same user joined the second guild, I'm pretty sure Admin would consider that harrassment.


Good point.
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DeadMoney wrote:
Is there anyway to link my board game collection with my spouse so she doesn't have to fill it in herself?


This has already been answered, she has to fill it in herself.

But it can be easy!

Steps:
1. Log into her account.
2. Up top, next to the search bar for games, click on "Adv. Search".
3. Check the box next to "Search Games Owned" that says "Specify User". Type your user name in the field next to this.
4. Click Submit
5. For every game listed, click on Status and check "Owned"

Quick and simple.
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The only place my wife would fill in my collection would be in a landfill.
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