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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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Just returned from a trip to England

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  • Just returned from a trip to England

    I just returned from a trip to England and I highly recommend Made in Italy in London. They appear to have several locations but we went to the only one we knew of at the time, as mentioned in Lonely Planet, in Chelsea on King's Rd. I can't speak for the others but I assume they all have true WFBOs. You can easily see the oven in the back of the kitchen from the dining area but I didn't get too close a look because none of the cooks spoke any English and seemed quite confused about my curiosity, so I politely gave up and left. Good table bread and good pizza though...oh, and the house Sangiovese was excellent too.

    I'm always curious about restaurants with true brick ovens: where did the oven come from? Did they build it or is there an actual company that goes around building them for restaurants. I assume that since this particular restaurant has several locations they must have a pretty solid method for cranking out new ovens when they need them, a dedicated or well-trusted builder of some sort. I asked, but they didn't understand what the hell I was asking so, again, I gave up. Even the hostess/waitress, who seemed to comprehend my question since she clearly spoke English, didn't have a clue where the oven came from and reacted as if it was positively the strangest question she had ever heard. Oh well.

    Cheers!

    Website: http://keithwiley.com
    WFO Webpage: http://keithwiley.com/brickPizzaOven.shtml
    Thread: http://www.fornobravo.com/forum/f21/...ttle-7878.html

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    Re: Just returned from a trip to England

    Looks like a commercial modular oven to me:



    Here's FB's version of what I think it is, from the look of it.

    The Forno Bravo Commercial Pizza Oven Family

    Nice brickwork arch in front: that's a nice style.
    My geodesic oven project: part 1, part 2

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    • #3
      Re: Just returned from a trip to England

      I saw that photo too, but that isn't the oven in the restaurant I went to. I could clearly see bricks lining the inside of the oven I was eating from. I take your point though.

      Website: http://keithwiley.com
      WFO Webpage: http://keithwiley.com/brickPizzaOven.shtml
      Thread: http://www.fornobravo.com/forum/f21/...ttle-7878.html

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      • #4
        Re: Just returned from a trip to England

        I am English and often venture into places i hear have an oven, i ask many questions and likewise, people think i am not right, these people have no passion at all, what a waste

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