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#61 OFFLINE   somewhatfoolish

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Posted 25 August 2017 - 11:15 AM

I keep randomly getting the mobile version of AS, it doesn't seem to matter which browser I use as I've tried Opera as well as Chrome; I presume it's something to do with my tinterweb connection being a well flaky satellite link from the unfashionable half of the North Sea? Is there a way of switching it off as it's annoying me greatly?

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Posted 25 August 2017 - 06:38 PM

I'm on Opera through Ubuntu, and have no hassles in West Yorks.  Do you get the option to click "Use full version" at bottom oft' page?


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Posted 25 August 2017 - 07:24 PM

Ta, I might have known there would be something obvious I was missing! :|

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Posted 25 August 2017 - 09:16 PM

How do I make youtube links appear as a picture rather than just a URL?

Should this be in the stupid questions non motoring?

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Posted 25 August 2017 - 10:06 PM

Just paste the desktop link in.
 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PtDA714SdgQ




However, mobile links won't work. On a mobile, use the desktop link and add between some
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#66 OFFLINE   somewhatfoolish

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Posted 26 August 2017 - 09:35 AM

I keep randomly getting the mobile version of AS, it doesn't seem to matter which browser I use as I've tried Opera as well as Chrome; I presume it's something to do with my tinterweb connection being a well flaky satellite link from the unfashionable half of the North Sea? Is there a way of switching it off as it's annoying me greatly?

Further to my inability to operate websites; the same is happening with bay of E and it's definitely cramping my ability to browse for random shite. Is there a similar obvious-but-entirely-missed-by-me way of switching off the mobile version in favour of the fullfat one?

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Posted 28 August 2017 - 07:02 PM

Why do most of the pictures I've taken on my iPhone attach upside down and how do I spin them?

 

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Posted 28 August 2017 - 11:57 PM

I only use AS on a proper computer, so I'm no expert, but I think you need to take your landscape mode pictures with the Home button of your iphone on the right hand side. So the phone is swivelled to the left.  

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Posted 29 August 2017 - 05:06 PM

Further to my inability to operate websites; the same is happening with bay of E and it's definitely cramping my ability to browse for random shite. Is there a similar obvious-but-entirely-missed-by-me way of switching off the mobile version in favour of the fullfat one?

There's usually a button at the bottom of the mobile version to request the desktop version.

Edit: here it is.
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Posted 29 August 2017 - 08:04 PM

Hello! I can't seem to sign in on my computer at home, and I can't remember my password. The email address I am signed up with is out of date and I have no way of retrieving a 'forgotten my passwrd' email there. I can't update my email address without using my password, I can't change my password using my current email address...
A genuine catch 22! If I PM a mod my actual email address, could my information be updated by them?

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Posted 29 August 2017 - 08:11 PM

Hey never mind, I just tried again and it signed in fine with the same password I'd been trying for ages so no worries!

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Posted 01 September 2017 - 08:07 PM

I've not tech savvy so this may be a stupid question but it would be great if you could attach photos and videos as easily as say the whatsapp site. Is this asking too much of the forum software?
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Posted 02 September 2017 - 12:09 PM

Why do most of the pictures I've taken on my iPhone attach upside down and how do I spin them?

 

Thanks.

Any thoughts on this?

Is there an answer to this. My other half took a load of pictures with her i phone and I have downloaded them to my laptop. They all appear the correct way up on my laptop, but if I go to put them on a post here it puts them sideways.


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Posted 02 September 2017 - 12:54 PM

Is there an answer to this. My other half took a load of pictures with her i phone and I have downloaded them to my laptop. They all appear the correct way up on my laptop, but if I go to put them on a post here it puts them sideways.

 

I just open the picture in photo viewer, screen grab it and put the screen grab in the post.


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Posted 04 September 2017 - 09:00 AM

I've had a look at the various configuration options for the gallery plugin, and I can't see anything that would fix the rotation issue, but I'll dig deeper.



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Posted 04 September 2017 - 07:38 PM

I wonder if we had a 'calendar' tag (like for sale, wanted, lost/stolen etc) it would make it very easy to find the monthly autoshite calendar threads?

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Posted 06 September 2017 - 09:04 PM

I just open the picture in photo viewer, screen grab it and put the screen grab in the post.

Just tried this & it works. PITA though. :mad:



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Posted 07 September 2017 - 01:43 PM

Apple are supposed to be run by brilliant people. Geniuses even. At one time they even had their own deity.

 

Yet none of these geniuses can write a line of code in iOS that can tag the images correctly depending upon the orientation of the device. Not one of the geniuses realised no-one wants upside-down photos as standard. Not one.

 

The screen can display whatever orientation the phone/tablet is at, but they can't fix the camera problem after 7 minor revisions of the same device?

 

It's moronic reasons like that (among many) that I give Apple a huge swerve.


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Posted 07 September 2017 - 05:31 PM

Can I change my username?
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Posted 07 September 2017 - 08:22 PM

Can I change my username?

 

 

I think so, message me please (or post on here) and I'll try for you.


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Posted 07 September 2017 - 08:25 PM

I've noticed what are blatantly spammers trying to join up on here again in numbers recently. If anyone knows someone who wants to join up, could they private message with the person's required username and email address, please?

It's only because I think one or two genuine people have been sacked off as spammers by (my) mistake, soz, a lot due to strange email addresses that don't seem legit. 


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Posted 08 September 2017 - 04:48 PM

Can I change my username?

Let me know what you'd like to change it to and I can do it for you.



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Posted 08 September 2017 - 06:26 PM

I wonder I the news 24 thread could be pinned? Has that been considered before?

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Posted 15 September 2017 - 08:16 PM

What is the deal with the Thanks button?

I've apparently been thanked 8 times, but I can't see by who or what for?

Are there notifications?

I am a very shallow person and if there is validation, praise or acknowledgement going I'd like to know about it.

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Posted 15 September 2017 - 09:40 PM

The ex-admin guy added that thanks button, (for no reason other than to piss around with the board and possibly break it so he'd have something to do for a few days)

 

Allegedly.

 

I've seen such a feature on filesharing forums and such. Not much point here.


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Posted 18 September 2017 - 12:20 AM

Can I suggest a 'modern forum' button on the navigation bar at the top?


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Posted 18 September 2017 - 09:22 AM

I wonder I the news 24 thread could be pinned? Has that been considered before?


It's normally so frequently updated that there is not really a need to pin it in my opinion.
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Posted 21 September 2017 - 05:09 AM

Can I just ask, when I post on my phone all the photos come at the end of my post. How do people manage to insert the photos at different points throughput their posts?
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Posted 21 September 2017 - 09:17 AM

Can I just ask, when I post on my phone all the photos come at the end of my post. How do people manage to insert the photos at different points throughput their posts?

 

You should have the option to click add to post for each uploaded picture and this allows it to be inserted wherever you want.

 

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Posted 24 September 2017 - 10:51 AM

You should have the option to click add to post for each uploaded picture and this allows it to be inserted wherever you want.

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Whenever I add photos on my phone they always go to the bottom of the post.
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