over 211 views but no resolution.
For the record, I never like to see comments like that. Views have no correlation to solutions nor do they imply any obligation to one.
Moving on, I feel like there's not really enough data to give you a valid answer. At this point all I know is you have a bunch of records in a database, and after a certain point there was a change in these records. Currently all of the new records (after this unknown point in time) a field became required.