There speaks the voice of experience
I think it is better I won't comment on anything related to that. However, some of them do sell my favourite drink, after coffee ofcourse.
If you try phpbb.com they have support forum and could explain how to edit the template vars for date range. Oh wait a minute, that is core file <gasp>.
Don't worry about that Paul, I can guarantee you're not the only one!
I'm certainly not, I'm waiting for the summer to return.