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kibitzer
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« on: August 31, 2014, 05:48:16 PM »

Folks, this is to let you know that the forum will be moving to a new Internet host in the next few days. During the move the forum will be put into maintenance mode, meaning you won't be able to post. Once we're in maintenance mode, the move should take 30-60 minutes.
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« Reply #1 on: September 05, 2014, 10:41:09 AM »

I assume the fact that I got an email notification this morning means that you've done the move (and that doing so has apparently fixed at least that problem, if not more! Yay!).

Just to let you know (not complaining) that the forum software doesn't seem to be able to find the image files for the emoticons. Instead of pictures, I just have their names (Smiley Wink Cheesy Grin etc.).

The images for the formatting buttons (bold, italic, etc) are all there, though.
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« Reply #2 on: September 05, 2014, 08:01:05 PM »

Hmm. thought I fixed that. There was a problem with avatars and the smileys icons was the same thing. Could you check again, possibly refresh the browser?
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« Reply #3 on: September 05, 2014, 08:09:41 PM »

Well, they're there on this browser (Android built-in browser on my phone), so that's good.

When I posted that this morning, it was from a browser that I had never gone to the forum with before (I started a new job this week), so it's weird that it wouldn't have picked them up.

On the other hand, the company is a firewall company, and maybe the images didn't get past their software for some reason.
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« Reply #4 on: September 05, 2014, 10:29:42 PM »

Yeah, smileys don't work for me either.  Not at home nor at work.  (Google Chrome in both cases.)
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« Reply #5 on: September 05, 2014, 11:08:51 PM »

Trying it now, on my desktop computer at home (which uses the same router as my Android did, in my last post), I don't see the smiley images. Firefox in this case (and with my first post this morning).
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"People commonly use the word 'procrastination' to describe what they do on the Internet. It seems to me too mild to describe what's happening as merely not-doing-work. We don't call it procrastination when someone gets drunk instead of working." - Paul Graham
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Kibitzer: A meddler who offers unwanted advice


« Reply #6 on: September 06, 2014, 01:50:42 AM »

Just made another tweak -- noticed something pointing to ".info" rather than ".net" -- so please try again.
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