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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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What is a chimney?

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  • What is a chimney?

    Ok ok, I know what a chimney is - I think... it's a conduit for hot air and smoke and other stuff to escape to atmosphere...

    ... but is it simply a glorified elongated hole?

    If I have a rectangular vertical passage lined with brickwork, can I put a slab of something (marble/stone/whatever) on top of it, make a big hole in it and glue a metal tube of say 5" on top?

    Is it more complex than that?

    Thanks

    PdD
    Last edited by Puy de Dome; 06-26-2008, 12:19 PM. Reason: Spelling

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    Re: What is a chimney?

    The lower part, at least, of your chimney gets very hot. Whatever material you use for your transition from entry to flue pipe should resist heat. As they cool, flue gases condense and let off acidic substances on the inside of the chimney. Therefore the upper part of your chimney should be non-corrosive. Single wall stove pipe will rot out in a couple of seasons for this reason. If your oven is freestanding, and not subject to building inspection, yes, the chimney is more or less a vertical pipe with a little funnel shape at the bottom. If it is built into a structure, and has to conform to code, then it gets somewhat more complicated.
    My geodesic oven project: part 1, part 2

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