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Old 30th Sep 2018, 22:34
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Gertrude the Wombat
 
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Originally Posted by BehindBlueEyes View Post
Average age of the congration was 70+ so by saying I’ve got a message from an Albert, Hilda, Doris, George etc it will strike a chord with someone.

The previous software my party used for recording canvass data etc had a "possibly old" flag that it would set for people with names like that when the DoB wasn't known. This flag could then be used in filters for targeting leaflets about pensions or whatever - like most of this stuff, not entirely accurate, but also not entirely useless.

It flagged an Eleanor I knew as "possibly old", which she, aged 40 or so, found amusing.
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