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Photo Galleries are back! Instructions below.

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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  • Fly control

    I was in somebodies place last year (a covered area, but outside) and they had a zip-loc bag (clear plastic bag basically) with water in it hanging from the rafters.....said it kept down the flies...something to do with their compound eyes??.

    ...anyone heard of that one?
    sigpicTiempo para guzarlos..... ...enjoy every sandwich!

  • #2
    Re: Fly control

    We use traps at the barn that look sort of like a ziplock bag. It's not compound eyes that does it, though. It's the bait, which if you get close to them, smells like rotten meat. Works great on the flies, gross things that they are. I wouldn't use them around food, though. They really smell pretty bad.



    • #3
      Re: Fly control

      Here are a few links with some explainations for the bag of water. It looks like a lot of people are convinced it works but no one is really sure why. If only we could get rid of wasps so easy.

      The Straight Dope: What's the purpose of bags of water hanging in restaurants?

      Odd method persuades flies to fly away / Hanging water bag looks strange, but for some reason it repels pests

      The Urban Pantheist
      Sharpei Diem.....Seize the wrinkle dog


      • #4
        Re: Fly control

        My mother-in-law is convinced that putting 5 Rappen coins (worth about 5 cents) on the table will keep wasps away. The coins are small and kind of coppery, and apparently the colour, size and shape of these particular coins confuses the wasps...

        Can't say I've noticed it working myself, but we do have hours of fun discussing it all, while watching the wasps steal our food.
        "Building a Brick oven is the most fun anyone can have by themselves." (Terry Pratchett... slightly amended)



        • #5
          Re: Fly control

          RED PEPPER FLAKES (or cayenne pepper) scatter it on your deck sprinkle some every once in awhile your fire (while not cooking). it works. even works on fish docks.
          Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, for you are crunchy and taste
          like chicken...

          My 44" oven in progress...