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Old 11-02-2011, 11:38 AM   #11
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You can only see them on the home page Zhizara. So if you're accessing the site with New Posts or anything you won't see them. I think there are only a few anyway. I seem to have run the gamut and am getting repeats already.
Not the home page, the Forums page. At least for me.
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Old 11-02-2011, 11:46 AM   #12
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I have some questions.
First I'd like to say that the pics are not rotating for me, but I like it that way. Nice job on the pics. It's a pretty cool feature.

But, what (or who) actually chooses the pics? Some of those members, 99% that I've viewed the pic, haven't posted here in years... A couple pics belonged to people who have never posted here. At least that is what their profile said. 0 posts. And one pic I just tried viewing, to see who it belonged to, the forum said I did not have access to that page Pic from a banned member maybe?
So I guess I am just curious as to how the forum chooses the pics that it does.
Th images are pulled randomly from albums. If a member has marked an album private they will not appear in the rotation. All these images (almost 1000) were in our old gallery which was publicly available. As you have pointed out a few images belong to accounts that are no longer active (we don't delete accounts but years ago I believe that some were) and this is why you receive that message.

The images rotate periodically when you change pages and then return to the main forums page. The rotation rate can be adjusted as we get a feel for what seems right.
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Old 11-02-2011, 11:54 AM   #13
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Thanks Janet.

So the software can differentiate between a food pic and an album that might have pics from someone's vacation? Apparently. Pretty slick.
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When you make an album, you are offered the option to select a category for that album. (Cooking, Where we live, etc). We may expand these categories.

We can direct the software to pull images from specific categories.
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Old 11-02-2011, 12:39 PM   #15
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When you make an album, you are offered the option to select a category for that album. (Cooking, Where we live, etc). We may expand these categories.

We can direct the software to pull images from specific categories.
I may have to make a bacon album to counteract all those delicious looking desserts

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Old 11-02-2011, 12:53 PM   #16
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Not the home page, the Forums page. At least for me.

Oops. That's what I meant. I don't visit the home page. Sorry!
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Old 11-02-2011, 01:09 PM   #17
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You can only see them on the home page Zhizara. So if you're accessing the site with New Posts or anything you won't see them. I think there are only a few anyway. I seem to have run the gamut and am getting repeats already.
Thanks, Alix. I usually use New Posts. I did check home and don't see anything, but it really not a big deal.
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Thanks, Alix. I usually use New Posts. I did check home and don't see anything, but it really not a big deal.
My bad Z...not home page, All Forums. Sorry! This one.
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Yep. I see 'em. We can't scroll through when looking for inspiration?
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A physical scroll feature would be cool.
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