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NenyaGold
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on: June 03, 2019 11:34
I've never seen anything that requires an IP address. I've asked her to screen cap whatever she sees and I'll post it here.

While it's been going on for a couple of months, it hasn't asked me every time I post. Now it does. I hope that whatever it's trying to do is working.
Gandolorin
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on: June 04, 2019 11:55
Trolling for ol' spammy ...
EDIT 1: nope, a simple post didn't do it. Now this simple edit?
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EDIT 2: also not. Edit with a smiley from the ones provided above?
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EDIT 3: no again. One of Evil~Shieldmaiden's smileys from her imgur account? Image
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EDIT 4: Hello spammy! Does it do it for a second edit like that? Image
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EDIT 5: er, no ... whatever. Image

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Dolwen
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on: June 04, 2019 10:31
I've only ever gotten the spam notice when trying to insert an image from outside CoE using the img tag in the quick reply box options. I've never gotten it from a regular post.
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on: June 05, 2019 03:23
Mumble. We stil do not know what the spammy is or is meant to do. Grumble

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tarcolan
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on: June 06, 2019 02:28
Hi peeps.
I've calmed down the spam guard dog. Let me know in a few days if you are still having the blocking thingy posting in the forum.

I've also fixed your title, Dolwen. If anyone else has a mashed up name or title let me know.
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on: June 07, 2019 12:46
OK, so spammy belongs to the "works as designed" set. Good to know.
Tarc, the edit profile function is still missing the avatar and siggy fields. I'm guessing this would involve a heftier repair job? Mind you, being still able to post here is on an entirely higher order of magnitude in importance to me to such cosmetic issues ...
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tarcolan
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on: June 08, 2019 04:29
You should be able to upload your avatar file to the site now. Ask and it will be done. (I forgot to do it)

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on: June 09, 2019 01:11
Just checked the Gallery here, and despite there being 118 pictures of Gandalf to be found, mine is not among them. I did download that picture to my notebook's hard drive, though, and probably fiddled around with resizing it, as I have four variants of the picture: ca_gandalf027.jpg, size 34 KB, ca_gandalf027 (2).jpg, size 71 (!) KB, ca_gandalf027-125x125.jpg and ca_gandalf027-150x150.jpg, both sized 8 KB. Since I do not have a place to save them like imgur or such, what could I do?
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Dolwen
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on: June 09, 2019 05:55
Gando I can host your image for you perhaps you can e-mail it to me I will send you a pm. tarc, I didn't see that the signature field had returned with the avatar uploading ability. That went missing at the same time.
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on: June 09, 2019 06:45
I just resaved the Eowyn avvy I had in before it went all screwy (well, technically, it changed back to this one before it disappeared, since I had an animated one in I found on Fan Pop, but since I found the Eowyn one in the Gallery, I thought that I would put this one in instead). Looks a lot better than that keyhole! I'm amazed that although my avvy disappeared, my sig didn't, even though that feature hasn't returned yet.
In the darkness you could hear the crying of women, the wailing of infants, and the shouting of men. Some prayed for help. Others wished for death. But still more imagined that there were no Gods left, and that the universe was plunged into eternal darkness. - Pliny the Younger, A.D. 79.
tarcolan
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on: June 09, 2019 10:29
Ahem. Please read carefully. You can now upload your avatar to this site. You can no longer link to a hosted image. The image size should be a maximum of 100px square. The file size is irrelevant. Click the button marked 'Upload Avatar' in your profile, then drag and drop the file from your computer, or click the 'Select File' button.

If I remember correctly Gando, your avi was on a hosted site, so it won't exist in the gallery.

Dolwen, Lady_of_Darkness, I haven't got a sig field in my profile page, in fact I can't see it as one of the options in the plugin. Who else has the sig field?



[Edited on 06/10/2019 by tarcolan]
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on: June 10, 2019 01:29
The spam watchdog hasn't bothered me again - good job, Tarco, thanks!

As for the sigs, until the major issue that caused the accented letter problems and the like, sig uploading/editing worked just fine. I know that because I used to edit mine now and then. It's gone now.
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tarcolan
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on: June 10, 2019 02:57
Sig and Avatar link fields are proving awkward. Riv's working on it.
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on: June 11, 2019 05:55
That's great, I hope she can eventually implement it back :]
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on: June 12, 2019 02:17
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