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Because they won’t return your money, simple as that.

I was reserving a flight with one of the LCCs, and was offered a flight insurance. I was fed the usual mumbo-jumbo, but I thought what the hell, it can’t be that bad. Well, I was wrong. When I had to cancel the flight, I found out they don’t have an email where you can ask for help. You can only call a phone number, from 8-5 (their time), and to top that off – a paid phone number.

After you reach them, and they take your initial data in, they insist you download some forms from the web, fill those forms, and send them back to them @ land mail. I did that three times, however – and who could have guessed this – they never received my forms. I should point out that I had a receipt from my post office that it was, in fact, delivered.

In general, their whole service oozes with the ‘we will never say we won’t or can’t help you, but we will do our very best to do exactly that – being polite in the process’ type of attitude.

Never, ever, ever, use this travel insurance.

WordPress is my blogging platform (and more) of choice, there’s no doubt about that.

But up until recently, I haven’t really dealt with bbPress, even though I did know it goes with WordPress nicely. To be more precise, easy integration and single sign on between these two should make them an obvious choice if you want to add forum to your WordPress blog/site.

On to the troubles!

After installing bbPress, which has a similar style of installation to WordPress, I tried to complete the integration. I followed all the steps described in the documentation, but ended up with ‘User doesn’t exist error’. I tried to repeat the process a couple of times, but I couldn’t get rid of it.

I checked out the forums, and found out a number of unresolved issues, identical to mine. Here are a couple:

If you read through these issues, you will see that a number of times, users are instructed to visit this blog, since it has step by step instructions. And while this is true (thank you author for being so kind), it has one error right at the end, where it says to fill the custom user tables part with ‘wp_user’ and ‘wp_usermeta’. The problem is, ‘wp_user’ table does not exist (at least not in the last WordPress release), it’s actually called ‘wp_users’.

So I’m not really sure whether this is a typo, or this table changed it’s name, but this little thing did it for me; integration works flawlessly.


Ashfame fixed the error we talked about, kudos to him! I’d say his blog is a great resource for WordPress in general, so do check it out!