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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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  • Casa 90 installation

    We had our first pizza last night so I figured it was time to post a summary of my Casa 90 installation. I've stopped until spring, with plastic tarp material protecting the bare Hardibacker walls and a quickly made chimney cap in place.

    The whole series, from first cut

    to first pizza


    is at http://picasaweb.google.com/ajs123/PizzaOven.


    We've made pizza on a stone in our regular oven for many years. At our previous house, we had an oven that was basically a brick box with a gas burner that we used constantly through the summer. Our pizza last night was in a class by itself, even with hastily made, ordinary dough.

    The last long went in at around 7:30 last night. I put the door in place at about 9:30. Temperatures were in the 40's overnight. This morning, 12 hours later, the oven door was hot, air inside feels like maybe 150, and I could touch the floor only for a moment.
    Last edited by Alan; 11-12-2006, 12:56 PM.

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    Alan,

    I really enjoyed that series of photos. It's great seeing the family working on this, setting the pieces, and then getting to cook pizza the first time in the oven. I like the design -- can you send a photo when it's finished?

    Also, can I put a photo on FB.com?

    Congratulations. You have lots of parties to look forward to.

    One very small comment. If you keep brushing, you can get the floor really clean and you won't have little bits of ash to deal with.
    James
    Last edited by james; 11-11-2006, 08:19 AM.
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      Here's a Google Sketchup sketch showing more or less where we're headed. Bricks will continue around the ledge. I stopped copying and pasting as soon as I had enough to get an idea of what it would look like.

      Having never done stucco before and with the weather changing here, I've stopped for the winter but I'll certainly post more when work resumes.

      Thanks for the tip regarding thorough brushing. I don't have my outdoor work surface yet so I was carrying pizzas out on the transfer peel and had no place to set it down. After the first one I didn't bother re-cleaning. Nobody seemed to mind!

      Update - at 2 PM, 18+ hours after the last log went on, the floor is still uncomfortable to hold my hand on - hot enough to make cold leftover slices from the refrigerator lukewarm.

      James, feel free to use pics on the site.

      P.S. I just fixed the link to the last picture.
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      Last edited by Alan; 11-11-2006, 12:34 PM.

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