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Using jquery validation, how do I validate a Date of Birth with 3 different select boxes?

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Last Modified: 2012-05-10
I have a signup form that I am validating using jquery, and I am trying to validate a Date of Birth that is spread across 3 different select boxes.

You can see this form at
http://www.rewardsring.com/sandbox/signup2V.html

My current approach is to create a hidden field next to the three select boxes and validate that instead (with the associated code necessary to build the value of that field).
I then wrote my own validation method (properDate) to make sure that dates like September 31st aren't permitted.
I also want the three select boxes to appear red if there is a problem with the date.

Unforunately, it doesn't seem to work at all, and I have no idea how to fix it, so any help is appreciated. (For example, Feb-31-1984 seems to be a valid date!?!?!)
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