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Dear forum users,
Thank you for your patience with the Photo galleries. We've got your galleries online!
We have finished writing a custom script to migrate the PhotoPlog to vBulletin5’s albums.

Unfortunately V-Bulletin killed the "Photoplogs" in their software upgrade which was unforeseen and we're the first development group to have written a script for getting the galleries back... that said, it took some time to reverse engineer the code and get the albums to move over seamlessly!

Forum users will be able to access their “PhotoPlog” images through their user profile page by clicking on the “Media” tab.
They will also be able to browse other albums by going to the albums page. (On the forum site, there is a link in the black bar beside “Forums” to the albums.)

In order for users to create an album please follow the steps below.
1) Go to user profile page and click “Media”
2) Click Add Photos
3) Enter Photo Gallery Title in the first field
4) Click Upload or Select from Photo Album to add photos
5) Click Post
6) Once posted, the album will be created as a “Topic” on the albums page for the public to see. The topic title will be the “Photo Gallery Title” they created before uploading their photos.


To create this migration path we used vBulletin5’s default album structure. Unfortunately, it won’t work like the “PhotoPlog” but is an album/gallery component on the forum now.
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Roasting with the door open or closed?

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  • Roasting with the door open or closed?

    I have had our oven for a few weeks now and we are attempting our first turkey as a practice for TG....It would seem to me that the door needs to be in place so the oven does not cool down too quickly. Any tips would be greatly appreciated....
    Mike

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    Re: Roasting with the door open or closed?

    This is my first wood oven thanksgiving too. I thought about doing a rehersal for the big day, but the thought of two sets of turkey leftovers in the freezer is not an appealing one. I'm going to build a fire the night before, and a big one first thing in the morning. When the fire is down to coals, I'm going to rake it out, put the door on, and let it cool down to about 450. I'm going to put the turkey in and see what happens. I have one of those remote probe thermometers, so I can keep an eye on internal temperatures without opening the door. I figure the worst thing that will happen is that the oven will get too cold, and I'll have to cart it inside to the kitchen.
    My geodesic oven project: part 1, part 2

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      Re: Roasting with the door open or closed?

      I am happy to report that the turkey turned out fantastic. I made some pizzas after soaking the oven for about two hours...I then waited till the temp went down to about 450, put the bird in as directed in e-cookbook...two and a half hours later we had a great roasted turkey. I did keep the door closed by the way....

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        Re: Roasting with the door open or closed?

        Originally posted by mkmadan View Post
        I then waited till the temp went down to about 450, put the bird in as directed in e-cookbook...two and a half hours later we had a great roasted turkey. I did keep the door closed by the way....
        Great news. How big was your turkey? Was it stuffed?
        My geodesic oven project: part 1, part 2

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