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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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  • italian beer

    does anyone know of any organic brewerys in italy?

  • #2
    Re: italian beer

    I don't know of any organic brewers, but the question reminds me of a good story. We know someone who works for Vernacia wine growers association in San Gimignano, and she says that most of the farming around that part of Tuscany is about 85% of the U.S. standard for "organic" through their basic, on-going farming practices. That always made me feel really good about the food supply there. The organic sections in an Italian supermarket (called Bio) are very small, because the every day food is so good. The U.S. food market seems to have a great divide. The mass produced foods are pretty scary, and very cheap. The stuff that Whole Foods sells is nice, but wildly expensive. We seem to be missing the middle. :-)

    That's my rant for the day.

    Slightly related, there is an Arbequina olive oil from Catalan in Spain (the one with the bird on the label), that is marketed as USDA Organic in the U.S., but they sell the same oil in Spain without any special labels on it.

    All interesting. I buy Morelli at Trader Joe's.

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    • #3
      Re: italian beer

      Might be able to find something here:

      maeib's Beerblog: Italian Beer

      Rome Brewing looks like it has a good links page despite the Home page stating *riginal American brewed: Starbess

      Last edited by Mojoe; 12-11-2007, 06:16 PM. Reason: additional link


      • #4
        Re: italian beer

        Digging though older posts....

        Italy and beer, words not normally spoken in the same sentence. After five /years on the "rock" (Sicily), Peroni and one other Italian brand (the name escapes me) and a lot of German/Euro imports are all you see in the markets.

        Southern Italy is certainly different from Northern, kind of like Mexico and California. The lifestyles and histories are different but cerainly related. From my POV, water and wine are the drinks of choice in Italian restaraunts, at least Southern Italy.

        The orange soda and peach ice tea in the markets is absolutely killer though. Nothing better on a hot hot summer afternoon. More sugar, I think.
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