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Re: New Blog

Postby iansoady » Sat Aug 30, 2014 1:03 pm

en7jos wrote:Found a new super quick way to resize the odd photo that is also very very easy.

Regards, James


An even easier way is to use pixresizer (free) which allows you to select the size and also to resize all the images in a directory. I have mine set up so I copy all into a specific directory on the desktop then reduce them into a subdirectory (called, imaginatively, Reduced).......

A couple of clicks and away you go.
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Re: New Blog

Postby SPRIDDLER » Sat Aug 30, 2014 1:34 pm

Rob Harknett wrote: So if I get a pic that refers me elsewhere, I don't go there.

Ditto.
Just don't have the time or the inclination to read blogs etc. My friends and I use the novelty electric telephone or email.
When we were riding in Spain one of my sons got a screw in his tyre and we had to delay corrective action while he posted a photograph of it on his Farcebook page. :?

The social media sites remind me of Tony Hancock's 'The Radio Ham' sketch where he chats about fascinating stuff like the weather, his health, what he had for dinner, noisy neighbours etc. to hams in Japan, Poland, Australia, USA,...........
"Ah" he says, signing off with a self-satisfied smile: "The wonders of modern technology! Friends all over the world!.......................None in this country, but friends all over the world".
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Re: New Blog

Postby chris1947 » Sun Aug 31, 2014 6:24 pm

Gents,
In reply to some of your questions and comments please see below.

To see the Blog you will have to register, but this is a simple exercise, for some people, by just putting in a Username, password and confirming your age. No personal details are required and contrary to some peoples misgivings you will not be inundated with "Spam" or unsolicited mails.

The original purpose of this blog was to allow members of the Kent section to view photographs taken by its members at the various functions and meetings we attend without the need to print hard copies or send by email. it was not intended as a forum for "luddites" to express their personal opinions regarding modern day technology.

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Re: New Blog

Postby TommoT » Sun Aug 31, 2014 7:19 pm

Hi Chris,
Nice blog and no trouble logging on. Personally, if my purpose was just to share pictures, I would have made my life easier by simply using a public folder in Dropbox, Instagram or even Facebook. But if your long term intention is to actually "blog", then your choice makes sense. Your target audience is obviously not in this forum, but my guess is you didn't expect that. Good luck with it.
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Re: New Blog

Postby SPRIDDLER » Sun Aug 31, 2014 8:04 pm

chris1947 wrote: it was not intended as a forum for "luddites" to express their personal opinions regarding modern day technology.


Apologies, you referred to it originally as a 'BLOG' so I misunderstood its function, but now understand that it was for sharing photos, although I share mine by putting them in a public folder/album on Photobucket. Unsurprisingly, the most frequently viewed photos are the ones of me and my pals up at t'mill, smashing t'looms.
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Re: New Blog

Postby JimFitz » Mon Sep 01, 2014 8:53 am

SPRIDDLER wrote:
chris1947 wrote: it was not intended as a forum for "luddites" to express their personal opinions regarding modern day technology.


Unsurprisingly, the most frequently viewed photos are the ones of me and my pals up at t'mill, smashing t'looms.


:rofl:

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Re: New Blog

Postby choosey2 » Mon Sep 01, 2014 9:25 pm

Excellent Chris, I am sure it will be very beneficial to all concerned, keep up the good work ! Modern technology brilliant !

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Re: New Blog

Postby ivemy » Tue Sep 02, 2014 5:32 am

Hi Chris,
just to let you know jampot rally photo you put 2015 and not 2014. Great blog. Andy

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Re: New Blog

Postby Rob Harknett » Tue Sep 02, 2014 9:36 am

Sending, making, posting attachments was better 10 years ago, when computers were slower and of much smaller memory..
At that time using Outlook Express and XP attachments were reduced to about 10% of the original, unless you chose not to.
It now needs a little more work to reduce files, but not really difficult. Large files were a problem with a slow computer, they still are a problem if using a phone.. Note now hackers are getting in these photo store sites. I prefer to use a DVD or stick, to have handy. It keeps my documents regularly backed up and min. on my computer or some one else's.

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Re: New Blog

Postby GOLDSTAR » Tue Mar 03, 2015 1:30 pm

man from Ludditeshire here, what exactly is a 'blog'? why is it so named? kind regards :?:

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