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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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  • Update to my oven

    Well I tried to fire my oven today. At first it started as an "let's see what happens". But as my fire got better and hotter, I decided to go for the gusto. At two hours into y fire, I realized that my floor was a lot hotter than it had gotten before, and I was starting to see a little bit of whiteon the ceiling. Wahoo! I ran in the house and whipped up some pizza dough. Spread the coals around to the sides and kept adding fire. Before long, my ceiling was completely white and my floor was around 750-800. When my dough was ready, I threw in a couple of pizzas and they cooked in like 2 minutes! I was so excited.

    However, it's obvious I need help with my pizza peel skills. My first two pizzas went in fine. The last one, however, stuck to my peel despite the flour on my peel. I had pepperoni, banana peppers, black and green olives, and cheese. When I wasn't to slide my pizza in, my toppings went, but my pizza did not. That was a big mess. Ah well, I guess I need to get some semolina or, corn meal. Maybe that will help.

    Seven hours later, my oven floor was still 261 degrees. I'm hoping when I get the outside insulated, I'll be able to do some bread. We'll see.

    Shannon

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    Re: Update to my oven

    Glad to see that you will have a workable oven. Now we need to work on your dough, because there ain't no way you will have good dough by whipping it up. You need 12 hours for a good dough, 24-48 for a great one.

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    • #3
      Re: Update to my oven

      Well, it took 2 hours. I let it rise once, the rise a second time. But I'd love to learn a new dough technique. That's the first one I tried. It's okay, not great.

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        Re: Update to my oven

        "When I wasn't to slide my pizza in, my toppings went, but my pizza did not."

        A little trick you might want to try. Move the pizza ahead on the peel so that an inch or so overhangs the end. When placing the pizza in the oven, this overhang "grabs" the floor and you just slide the peel back out. The peel should be well floured as well.

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