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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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A couple of questions about bricks

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  • A couple of questions about bricks

    Hi all,

    A workmate has given me a couple of hundred pavers (pic attached). I'm not sure what material they are made of - does anyone have an opinion on whether they would be suitable for the floor of my oven? Or even the whole dome, come to think of it?

    They seem to have small particles of stone scattered through them, and they make a clinking sound when they tap together. They have a slightly streaked texture which looks like they were either cut or extruded.

    I've already decided that firebricks are going to be out of my budget and I'm deciding between these or some old pressed reds that I have.

    My other question is about cutting the dome bricks to fit together better. If doing this, how much do you allow for mortar between each brick? Is it best to use as little as possible, or even none at all if you can cut them accurately?
    Attached Files
    My oven: http://www.fornobravo.com/forum/21/t...html#post46599
    My blog: Live For Pizza