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Registering & Using the Message Board

by ZihuaRob ⌂ @, Zihuatanejo, México, Monday, January 03, 2011, 00:05 (2366 days ago)

Registration is easy. Click on the link that says "Register" in the top right-hand corner of the main page and follow the instructions. After you register you should receive an e-mail confirming your registration with a link to activate your account (don't forget to check your junk mail or spam folder if you don't see it in your inbox). Very simple, very easy.

Although there is a Preview option to see how your message will look before posting it, sometimes you'll catch an error or otherwise want to change something after you've posted your message. For this reason I currently give you 180 minutes (3 hours) to edit your message. After that if you still want to edit your message you'll have to get a Moderator or me to do it for you.

If you still have difficulty you can e-mail me via the Contact link in the lower right-hand corner of this page or via my Contact page.

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Making your email address available

by Jared ⌂ @, Barra de Potosi, Monday, January 03, 2011, 12:20 (2365 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

When you're logged in ..... in the top right corner you'll see ... Your Name, Users and Log out.

Click on Your Name .... You're taken to your editable profile page where you can add an avatar, make your email address available and other things that will show on your profile page. If you select the "make your email address available" option ..... it shows up as an envelope icon beside your name. People can click on that to send an email to you.

So .... it's up to the individual members to make their email addresses available.

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Profile page?

by KO ⌂ @, Port Orchard, WA, Tuesday, January 04, 2011, 00:35 (2364 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

Am I suposed to fill out the profile page? Right now Iam hopelessly confused, I guess I'm a slow learner and a bit of a techno phobe>

Profile page?

by Jared ⌂ @, Barra de Potosi, Tuesday, January 04, 2011, 00:58 (2364 days ago) @ KO

You're not required to put anything on your profile page .... but .... If you want people to be able to contact you by email then put your email address on there and check the box below it to make your email address available. You can change that anytime you want by going back and modifying things there.

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Avatar?

by KO ⌂ @, Port Orchard, WA, Tuesday, January 04, 2011, 00:51 (2364 days ago) @ Jared

Sorry to be dumb but what is an "AVATAR"? Can't edit it if I don't know what it is.

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by Jared ⌂ @, Barra de Potosi, Tuesday, January 04, 2011, 01:06 (2364 days ago) @ KO

An Avatar is a little picture of you, or something else that might represent you, that shows up on the top right of your messages.

It's optional.

If you do want to have one .... click the Edit avatar link and you can upload a small picture directly from your computer which gets stored on the forum database.

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Avatar?

by Ernesto ⌂ @, Troncones, Saturday, May 04, 2013, 12:10 (1513 days ago) @ Jared

How do You change it ?

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Avatar?

by ZihuaRob ⌂ @, Zihuatanejo, México, Saturday, May 04, 2013, 12:35 (1513 days ago) @ Ernesto

How do You change it ?

By going to your profile. Click on your User Name in the upper right-hand part of the page. Then click "edit avatar". ¡Pan comido!

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by Ernesto ⌂ @, Troncones, Saturday, May 04, 2013, 16:07 (1513 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

Done that 4 times and it still won't change !

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Avatar?

by ZihuaRob ⌂ @, Zihuatanejo, México, Tuesday, May 14, 2013, 10:59 (1503 days ago) @ Ernesto

Perhaps the avatar you are trying to upload is larger in pixels or kilobytes than the limits permitted. Please note the message on the avatar update window that gives you the limitations: Maximum avatar size: 120*120 px, 30 KB.

Profile page?

by kate3, Wednesday, February 22, 2017, 23:10 (123 days ago) @ KO

KO.. I want to read your blog. How do I find it please? I hope your husband is okay.

Thanks Rob for the e-mail security

by Tess @, Tuesday, January 04, 2011, 11:14 (2364 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

Just noticed that if you click on the envelope next to someone's name a window pops up to send a private e-mail WITHOUT giving the sendee's e-mail address.
That means only registered members can e-mail you.
It just gets better and better!

Just trying out putting in a video of where I live.

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Thanks Rob for the e-mail security

by frostbite ⌂ @, Hamilton MT, Monday, March 18, 2013, 17:08 (1560 days ago) @ Tess

When I click on that link, I mostly get "psychedelic" distortions with an occasional glimps of an attractive river. Why is that and where is that?

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Posting Video

by ZihuaRob ⌂ @, Zihuatanejo, México, Wednesday, January 05, 2011, 09:35 (2363 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

It couldn't be simpler as long as the video is flash-based and already online, such as YouTube.

If your flash movie (with the extension .swf) is on a different server besides YouTube (yours or someone else's) and you know the URL of the file then you can use the "Custom flash video" option and size it to your liking.

If your flash video is on YouTube then you get your code from the YouTube website by clicking the link below the video where it says "Share" or "Compartir" then select "Embed" or "Insertar", depending on your language. Be sure to select "Use old embed code" or "Utilizar el antiguo código de inserción". YouTube recently started using a new "iframe" code by default that will not work here. Highlight and copy the code. Then on this website click on the button that says "flash" to the right of the new message text area. A small window opens up with two options. Paste the code you copied from YouTube into the top option. Be sure the code you pasted begins and ends with the "object" tags, as it shows you in the window. After pasting your code, click the button that says "Insert flash video" and you're done! (If your video is on a different service other than YouTube the process should still be similar as for YouTube).

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Posting Video

by Labrat ⌂ @, The Roosterfish Foundation, Friday, March 13, 2015, 13:11 (835 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

Axe this if you feel it is not compatible!!!

Keith


From Sodahead....

YouTube has recently made changes to
it's site, and have done away with the YouTube old embed code option. unfortunately the iframe code
that is in use is not supported with all websites. This has created a big
problem for some webmasters. It's not the end of the world and there is a fix
for this problem!
So here is the code to embed a YouTube video using the old embed
code!
created webmasters world fix code embed youtube video embed code
Copy the code below.

<object width="560" height="315"><param name="movie"
value="http://www.youtube.com/v/NUjbKaUcxeA?version=3&hl=en_US"></param><param
name="allowFullScreen" value="true"></param><param
name="allowscriptaccess" value="always"></param><embed
src="http://www.youtube.com/v/NUjbKaUcxeA?version=3&hl=en_US"
type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="560" height="315"
allowscriptaccess="always"
allowfullscreen="true"></embed></object>

The bits in red are the 11-character video ID: simply replace that part with the video ID of the video you want to embed.

Then copy that modified section and plug it into Rob's "Insert Flash Video" box as you did previously.

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Posting Video

by ZihuaRob ⌂ @, Zihuatanejo, México, Friday, March 13, 2015, 14:34 (835 days ago) @ Labrat

Axe this if you feel it is not compatible!!!

Keith


From Sodahead....

YouTube has recently made changes to
it's site, and have done away with the YouTube old embed code option. unfortunately the iframe code
that is in use is not supported with all websites. This has created a big
problem for some webmasters. It's not the end of the world and there is a fix
for this problem!
So here is the code to embed a YouTube video using the old embed
code!
created webmasters world fix code embed youtube video embed code
Copy the code below.

<object width="560" height="315"><param name="movie"
value="http://www.youtube.com/v/NUjbKaUcxeA?version=3&hl=en_US"></param><param
name="allowFullScreen" value="true"></param><param
name="allowscriptaccess" value="always"></param><embed
src="http://www.youtube.com/v/NUjbKaUcxeA?version=3&hl=en_US"
type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="560" height="315"
allowscriptaccess="always"
allowfullscreen="true"></embed></object>

The bits in red are the 11-character video ID: simply replace that part with the video ID of the video you want to embed.

Then copy that modified section and plug it into Rob's "Insert Flash Video" box as you did previously.

I keep a notepad text handy with the format recognized by the Message Board software and I just paste it into the message where I want the video to appear then make the appropriate corrections to the height and width of the video as well as to insert the video ID.

YouTube's EMBED CODE like this

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/NUjbKaUcxeA" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

becomes

[ flash width=560 height=315 ]http://www.youtube.com/v/NUjbKaUcxeA?version=3&amp;hl=en_US[ /flash ]

(just remove the spaces from the opening and closing brackets)

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Posting photos and images

by ZihuaRob ⌂ @, Zihuatanejo, México, Wednesday, January 26, 2011, 14:18 (2342 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

Photos and other images can easily be included when posting or editing a message by clicking on the button to the right of the text field that says "image", then select "default" referring to the placement of the image. You can use the "Preview" option to see the appearance of your message before actually posting it. If you want the image to be located to the right or left of your text choose one of those options. Since I don't allow images to be uploaded to my website, the "thumbnail" options don't work.

TIP - You can also paste the image URL into your message first, highlight it (select it by holding down your mouse button down while dragging the cursor over the URL so that it turns blue) and THEN click the "image" button to the right and it will automatically insert the correct code to make an image from your URL.

You can include multiple images in your message by simply repeating the process.

Image files used on the internet will usually end in one of the following file types: .jpg (most common for photos), .png, .gif, or .bmp.

To include a photo or other image file in your message the image file must be already on the internet and accessible to the general public. You cannot link to an image file in your computer. Panoramio, Photobucket, Webshots, and Flickr are some of the more popular free photo sharing services where you can upload your image files for sharing with the public. Even Facebook and most cloud services will work. The photo just needs an online URL.

Be sure you link to the image file itself and not the webpage if you want a particular image to show in your message. If you want to link to the webpage where a photo or image is located then use the "link" option, not the "image" option.

To see the full URL (web address and file name) for any image file (except Shockwave/Flash and other video/movie files) on a PC you can usually right-click on the image in your browser and select "Properties" from the menu. On a Mac it depends on the browser, but usually you can open up a new tab and drag the image into the new tab and its URL will appear in the address bar, or else press Ctrl and click the image and select "View Image", then copy the url from your browser). Highlight and copy the URL (photos will usually end in ".jpg" ) and paste it into the field for the "Optional Image Link". If it's a photo and the URL you have does not end in one of the file types mentioned above then it probably isn't the correct URL (unless the file type ".jpg" or similar precedes a question mark "?" followed by some other characters, in which case it will probably work). Some web services don't allow hot-linking (linking to photos from their websites) in which case you have to use the "link" option to link to the page itself where the photo is in order to share it.

help with photo

by Jared ⌂ @, Barra de Potosi, Thursday, January 13, 2011, 12:27 (2355 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

Flicker doesn't make it easy to direct link to the photos you have on there. RobWhite gave a pretty good explanation in another message about photos about how to do it.

If you have the photo on your computer try using ImageShack. It makes it pretty easy to upload your pic there ..... then use the URL they provide for a direct link to your upload on here.

Flickr Posting Solved

by RobWhite, Friday, January 14, 2011, 15:36 (2354 days ago) @ ZihuaRob
edited by RobWhite, Friday, January 14, 2011, 15:50

Step 1:
Go into flickr and choose "Share This"

Step 2:
Choose the appropriate size, large - 1024x683

Step 3:
Choose BBCode

Step 4:
Click any where in the box that contains the BBCode which will cause all the code to be highlighted.

Step 5:
Right click with your mouse and choose "Copy"

Step 6:
Come back to ZihuaRob's site either create or reply to a message

Step 7:
Within the message right click and choose "Paste"

Step 8:
Preview and voila picture is there!

I've tried different ways, trying with the link button, image button, html code etc. None worked. Just a straight paste into the body of the message with BBCode worked for me. Good luck
Rob.


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Flickr Posting Solved

by ZihuaRob ⌂ @, Zihuatanejo, México, Monday, July 11, 2011, 09:27 (2176 days ago) @ RobWhite

Another option using Flickr is to select the magnifying glass icon to see the "More sizes" option, click on the size you want, right-click on the photo and select "Properties", then copy the URL for the image file. That way your photo doesn't include any extra text or a link back to Flickr.

Here's a smaller version of your photo without the Flickr link.

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Trick with Picasa?

by Dooglas, Oregon City, OR, Sunday, June 05, 2011, 19:08 (2212 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

Anyone know the drill to post pictures from Picasa onto this board - instead of just the link as a web address?

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Trick with Picasa?

by ZihuaRob ⌂ @, Zihuatanejo, México, Monday, June 06, 2011, 08:39 (2211 days ago) @ Dooglas

On my PC I just right-click on the photo and select "Propiedades" and copy the URL. I forget the drill for a Mac.

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Trick with Picasa?

by Dooglas, Oregon City, OR, Monday, June 06, 2011, 19:24 (2211 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

Not a Mac. A PC running Windows XP. I right click, copy, paste, and I get the link not the photo.

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Trick with Picasa?

by ZihuaRob ⌂ @, Zihuatanejo, México, Monday, June 06, 2011, 19:54 (2211 days ago) @ Dooglas

You are right-clicking but then selecting "Copy" instead of "Properties". That's why you get the link instead of the photo URL. The photo I posted in my previous post is one I have on Picasa. You have to highlight the photo's web address (hold down the button on your mouse while moving the cursor over the text) after where it says "URL" and copy it (either by hitting Ctrl+C or by right-clicking the highlighted text and selecting "Copy").

Take a deep breath and try again, amigo. Slowly. Carefully. You can do it! B-)

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Upload pictures with Flickr?

by Sharkboy ⌂ @, Barra de Potosi, Wednesday, February 05, 2014, 08:25 (1236 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

Hola mis amigos, I tried to upload pictures to the board, using Flickr but the problem is than now flickr have a new version and I can't find the BBC code. any body who upload pictures with new version can help me?

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Upload pictures with Flickr?

by Labrat ⌂ @, The Roosterfish Foundation, Wednesday, February 05, 2014, 09:07 (1236 days ago) @ Sharkboy

In your Photo Stream...........

Click the Image you want

When it displays, then Right Click to pick size.

Now you should see the image with all of the size selections listed.

Right Click on the image and a box will pop up.

Select "View Image Info"

A box will pop up with an address highlighted.

Copy the highlighted string into the Image box here.


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Keith

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Searchin'n'searchin'

by ZihuaRob ⌂ @, Zihuatanejo, México, Friday, February 18, 2011, 09:25 (2319 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

The Site Search Engine searches the rest of my website including the old Message Board Archives, but not within the new forum. The forum search feature only searches within this new forum.

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Translation tool

by ZihuaRob ⌂ @, Zihuatanejo, México, Wednesday, April 06, 2011, 19:13 (2272 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

Our man with the plan Scott has added a cool translation tool for both Spanish and English. To use this feature look in the lower right-hand corner of any message and click on the respective language link and the translated message will appear.

This feature is currently only available for individual messages in "Thread view", not "Table view".

Registering & Using the Message Board

by Maggie, Saturday, July 02, 2011, 11:57 (2185 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

Hi Rob,
I forgot my password and received a new one from the board but I want to change it to something I can remember well, try to remember! How is it that done?
Many Thanks,
Maggie

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Changing your password

by ZihuaRob ⌂ @, Zihuatanejo, México, Sunday, July 03, 2011, 11:25 (2184 days ago) @ Maggie

To change your password click on your user name in the upper right-hand corner to open your User Profile, then click on the link that says "change password".

What is with the password thing all of a sudden???

by Craig Scheiner, Thursday, July 07, 2011, 22:22 (2180 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

For the past two weeks I've had to enter my password to respond to a post. What is going on here??? Do I have to stick a post-it on the front of my computer to post here?

Craig

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automatic login

by ZihuaRob ⌂ @, Zihuatanejo, México, Friday, July 08, 2011, 08:49 (2179 days ago) @ Craig Scheiner

Perhaps you forgot to select "enable automatic login" in your User Area Profile. Click on your name in the upper right-hand corner to check the settings. Otherwise it's possibly a configuration setting on your computer having to do with cookie files.

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logging in - a head's up

by ZihuaRob ⌂ @, Zihuatanejo, México, Sunday, October 09, 2011, 22:16 (2086 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

If you don't log in for over 6 months your account will be cancelled and you'll have to register again, so please remember to at least log in once in a while.

logging in - a head's up

by allen @, Pacific Northwest, Wednesday, October 12, 2011, 01:53 (2083 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

What if you never log off?

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logging in - a head's up

by ZihuaRob ⌂ @, Zihuatanejo, México, Wednesday, October 12, 2011, 07:52 (2083 days ago) @ allen

What if you never log off?

Then you show up on my register as logged in. Not a problem.

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Registering & Using the Message Board

by dhunsber @, ¡Dondequiera que voy, estoy aquí!, Sunday, October 16, 2011, 09:18 (2079 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

Rob is there any possibility that you could/would put a "Back to the forum index" link after the last of each thread's replies? Some of the threads have so many that they extend for nearly an entire screen, and it would be much quicker for readers to click said link...

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Registering & Using the Message Board

by ZihuaRob ⌂ @, Zihuatanejo, México, Sunday, October 16, 2011, 10:02 (2079 days ago) @ dhunsber

Rob is there any possibility that you could/would put a "Back to the forum index" link after the last of each thread's replies? Some of the threads have so many that they extend for nearly an entire screen, and it would be much quicker for readers to click said link...

It's already there, twice actually. You can click on "to top" or the words "message board" at the very bottom of the page.

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TIP: Keeping up with discussions

by ZihuaRob ⌂ @, Zihuatanejo, México, Tuesday, October 18, 2011, 12:33 (2077 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

One way to keep up with the latest posts is to select "Order by date of last reply" on the Message Board toolbar (the darker arrow will point down when this is selected). The Default is "Order by date of post" (with the darker arrow pointing up), so if you haven't changed it just click on it one time and see what is currently being discussed.

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Order of messages

by ZihuaRob ⌂ @, Zihuatanejo, México, Tuesday, November 08, 2011, 08:14 (2056 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

In case you never noticed, the Order control has two settings. Default is the messages appear in the order they were posted by date. The second option is the messages appear in the order of the most recent posting (my personal favorite).

The first setting is boring for me. You will miss a lot of what is going on even though the sidebar lists the ten most recent posts.

The second setting lets you keep up with all the active messages, even if someone replies to a message that is three months old.

Links to e-mail

by HolyMole @, Tuesday, November 22, 2011, 11:58 (2042 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

Without reading this entire thread....

Although I've made no changes to my Board profile, starting a couple of days ago, every post I've made, and every reply to me, shows up in the Hotmail account I use as the link to this Board.
What happened?

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Links to e-mail

by ZihuaRob ⌂ @, Zihuatanejo, México, Tuesday, November 22, 2011, 12:20 (2042 days ago) @ HolyMole

Without reading this entire thread....

Although I've made no changes to my Board profile, starting a couple of days ago, every post I've made, and every reply to me, shows up in the Hotmail account I use as the link to this Board.
What happened?

Because when you posted "Calle Adelita Revisited" on November 18 you apparently checked the box that says "E-mail notification on reply of this posting", so every time someone replied in that thread you got an e-mail. I have disabled the E-mail notification function on your message so you should not get any more e-mails unless you have checked the same box on other messages.

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Typing accents

by ZihuaRob ⌂ @, Zihuatanejo, México, Friday, June 08, 2012, 17:40 (1843 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

Lots of folks using English keyboards ask how to type using accent marks. Of course there are several workarounds such as using the Character Map tool on PCs running Windows. However, Tony from Vancouver posted a helpful link (attaboy Tony!) that I thought would be a good idea to preserve here where it can be more easily found.

Holdkey is an easy-to-use freeware program that you might find useful: http://www.holdkey.eu/

Typing accents..... and More (por favor)!

by Average Joe, Saturday, June 09, 2012, 14:47 (1842 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

Nice sys.... Gracia a tí y VT!

But also, any program references to a 'Word-style' Spanish spelling-check program? Or has my innate laziness not noticed that MS Word IS already available in a Spanish language format? :-D

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Typing accents..... and More (por favor)!

by La Gitana @, Saturday, June 09, 2012, 20:32 (1842 days ago) @ Average Joe


But also, any program references to a 'Word-style' Spanish spelling-check program? Or has my innate laziness not noticed that MS Word IS already available in a Spanish language format? :-D

No need, just change the language format of spell check MS Word spell check

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Typing accents..... and More (por favor)!

by ZihuaRob ⌂ @, Zihuatanejo, México, Saturday, June 09, 2012, 21:11 (1842 days ago) @ Average Joe

I don't know about IE Explorer, but both Google Chrome and Firefox offer built-in spell-check features. Chrome checks while you type and is about as simple as they get. Just be sure you configure it for "Spanish" (not Latin American Spanish) when you want to type in Spanish (see the Advanced Settings).

Typing accents

by Lee@98223, Saturday, June 09, 2012, 22:28 (1842 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

If you have a MAC (leopard or newer) they are are built in!

Posters' Photos (or Avatars?)

by HolyMole @, Tuesday, August 13, 2013, 17:46 (1412 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

Some brave folks use little photos of themselves when they post. Problem is they're too small to really see what they look like. Is there some way to enlarge the photos, if only to avoid them should we run into each other on the street?

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Posters' Photos (or Avatars?)

by ZihuaRob ⌂ @, Zihuatanejo, México, Tuesday, August 13, 2013, 20:11 (1412 days ago) @ HolyMole

Some brave folks use little photos of themselves when they post. Problem is they're too small to really see what they look like. Is there some way to enlarge the photos, if only to avoid them should we run into each other on the street?

Sorry, I set what I believe to be an ideal size for avatars that won't chew up too much bandwidth with the thousands of daily visitors. Most of us are too ugly anyway so it's just as well, and any hotties are encouraged to post full-sized photos of themselves in bikinis. B-)

If I were a better coder I could probably rewrite the Message Board code to do what you ask, but I'm lucky to be able to get this thing to work at all. A HUGE thanks to Scott from Montreal for getting this thing running and looking as well as it does!

how do I post

by Joyful, Monday, January 19, 2015, 11:10 (888 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

I am a new member. How do I post a question?

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How to post a new message

by ZihuaRob ⌂ @, Zihuatanejo, México, Monday, January 19, 2015, 11:17 (888 days ago) @ Joyful

I am a new member. How do I post a question?

Hola y bienvenido.

Above the section of messages see the link on the left that says "New topic". Just click there.

Hey Rob: a suggestion

by HolyMole @, Tuesday, March 01, 2016, 09:34 (481 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

Here's a suggestion:

These posts with nothing but a :megusta: are pretty irritating. Wouldn't it save a lot of time if it was possible to just insert that :megusta: in the subject line of a post? Then, we could all just note the :megusta: and carry on with more interesting lurking.
I tried it, but it doesn't work. Even if you put the cursor in the subject line, then choose the :megusta: , it shows up only in the main body of the text.
(Of course for the suggestion to work, the system would have to accept a post with nothing in the main body of text.)

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Hey Rob: a suggestion

by ZihuaRob ⌂ @, Zihuatanejo, México, Tuesday, March 01, 2016, 10:16 (481 days ago) @ HolyMole

Here's a suggestion:

These posts with nothing but a :megusta: are pretty irritating. Wouldn't it save a lot of time if it was possible to just insert that :megusta: in the subject line of a post? Then, we could all just note the :megusta: and carry on with more interesting lurking.
I tried it, but it doesn't work. Even if you put the cursor in the subject line, then choose the :megusta: , it shows up only in the main body of the text.
(Of course for the suggestion to work, the system would have to accept a post with nothing in the main body of text.)

I recommend you learn to click on the little "talk balloon" next to a post in order to read it without opening it.

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Hey Rob: a suggestion

by HolyMole @, Tuesday, March 01, 2016, 15:24 (481 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

I recommend you learn to click on the little "talk balloon" next to a post in order to read it without opening it.

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Not a very satisfactory solution. For one, there's no little "talk balloon" in the "Latest Postings" column - you've got to open the post to read it, only to find that it's just another ubiquitous :megusta:

Even using the "talk balloon" isn't much help. For example, if your response to my initial post was just :megusta: I'd have to scroll down through my entire post just to get to it.

On the other hand, if :megusta: could be inserted into the Subject Line, we'd all know we could simply ignore the post as being just another ...well.....as being just another :megusta:

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Registering & Using the Message Board

by JohnnyMac @, inSane Diego, Saturday, June 06, 2015, 10:39 (750 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

So, RW, how do we quote a post for inserting in out own thread? I know how to do that but usually there is just a button. Am I missing it?

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Registering & Using the Message Board

by Fran @, Evanston, IL, Saturday, June 06, 2015, 10:55 (750 days ago) @ JohnnyMac

So, RW, how do we quote a post for inserting in out own thread? I know how to do that but usually there is just a button. Am I missing it?


When you hit Reply, there should be a tiny icon and a "quote message" tag in tiny red letters right above the reply box. Hit it and you get the message

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Registering & Using the Message Board

by JohnnyMac @, inSane Diego, Sunday, August 23, 2015, 12:18 (672 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

Does anyone know a way to dig up posts that (I) made in the past? "my board posts" etc?

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Registering & Using the Message Board

by Timmac @, Steilacoom, WA, Sunday, August 23, 2015, 12:39 (672 days ago) @ JohnnyMac

Click on "users," click on your handle in the alphabetical list, click on show postings.