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@  Caryn : (19 January 2018 - 06:37 PM)

Thanks. Yeah, she was nearing 2,5yrs and had been on heart meds for CHF for close to 8mths. I got way more time with her than I expected to be honest, but it's never enough time :ratsad:

@  Rattieroos : (18 January 2018 - 09:17 PM)

@ Caryn.. Im so so sorry about Buttons!!!!! Only saw your post now when I checked to see if the forums worked.

@  Rattieroos : (18 January 2018 - 09:16 PM)

@Lolly, thanks re Thunder. Winstons last moments were with his mommy. So sad :(

@  lollyh : (03 January 2018 - 08:21 AM)

Ok cool.thanks carny.i will check the link on my pc today.

@  lollyh : (03 January 2018 - 08:19 AM)

Oh no.i am sorry to hear that tails was talking about closing it down. :ratsad: I've made so many friends from here.

@  Caryn : (01 January 2018 - 05:32 PM)

@lollyh: Have you tried the temp link to access it via your computer? This one works for me now without any "deceptive site" warnings http://forums.internot.co.za/

@  Caryn : (01 January 2018 - 05:32 PM)

I'm not sure Tails is even around anymore :( She was talking about closing RN down altogether when they couldn't resolve the issue.

@  lollyh : (31 December 2017 - 09:11 AM)

Or can't tails start up a whole new forum &stake across all the email addresses...its a lot of hard work but could it work?

@  lollyh : (31 December 2017 - 09:03 AM)

@ roos & carny.i hope it's not the ending.ive been waiting so long to post stuff but can't on my iPad.i hope the forum gets resolved.totally agree with you caryn,Facebook is boring & soo soo depressing lately.the animal abuse posts arghh it's just awful.what about a ratanooga what's app group for all of us?

@  lollyh : (31 December 2017 - 08:58 AM)

A it late but Merry Christmas to all. *hugs* :tummykiss: .hope everyone had a blessed Christmas & a safe new year. :clap:

@  lollyh : (31 December 2017 - 08:56 AM)

@roos.i am sorry to hear about thunder :ratsad: he was .such a special boy.after All you had been through with him.you gave him the best life. *hugs*

@  lollyh : (31 December 2017 - 08:53 AM)

@roos.thank you swty.it was abut of a shock to me too.night before he was fine being his normal rattieroos self.,next morning I found him having what I can only think was a siezer.he bounced back.i had him on my lap for an hour then he lefted his head to me & then past in my hands.was so quick,I couldn't quite believe that he had passed.

@  Caryn : (30 December 2017 - 11:26 AM)

No one can access the forum via the normal address. I have to access it via a temp link and even then I get warnings. So yeah, unless that ever gets resolved, new people and old that don't have the temp link are going to be kicked out due to hacker warnings. Sadly, everyone is on FB groups these days anyway. And those FB groups suck!

@  Rattieroos : (30 December 2017 - 11:16 AM)

So is this goodbye to Ratanooga??? :bigeyerat: :puppy_dog_eyes: End of an era :ratsadlook:

@  Rattieroos : (20 December 2017 - 09:19 PM)

RIP my special Thunder boy, you did so well in the end. Go to your wife and only ever cage mate you were happy with. Run on good legs and have a healthy heart with no horrible calcification around your ribs. My baby boy I will miss you lying on me and such an honor that you only wanted me in the end. :bigeyecry:

@  Rattieroos : (20 December 2017 - 09:13 PM)

Ok so there are a few of us left. Good. @ Lolly, I’m so sorry about Nougies and Winston. Came as a shock when I read Winston’s name.

@  Rattieroos : (20 December 2017 - 09:11 PM)

Happy belated birthday Ratanooga!!! It was marked on my calendar but I wasn’t sure the site was back up yet.

@  Caryn : (18 December 2017 - 12:03 AM)

Happy Birthday Ratanooga!

@  Caryn : (18 December 2017 - 12:03 AM)

Anyone still around these days... helloooo... :ratsad:

@  CindyR : (09 November 2017 - 08:51 AM)

I'm in too!


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Uploading directly to this forum is disabled (to save server space). To post images, you will have to sign up for a free account at Photobucket

Our forums allow a maximum of 10 images per post, to save on load times for those on dial-up, and bandwidth for those on not on uncapped ADSL.

Please keep images a maximum size of 800x800 in size!

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Helpful Hint: There is also another way to make the files extra small if you want to try it. If you're using Windows XP or Vista, go to your pictures folder in your PC and select all the photos you want to upload, right click on them, choose "send to mail recipient" in the popup menu and then a window should appear asking you if you want to make pictures smaller or keep original sizes. Select "make them smaller", click OK and wait for the email to pop up with the attached pictures. Then on the email message go to file, save attachments and save the pictures in their new smaller form back to your hard drive (do not choose the same folder you got them from or they'll rewrite over the original photos though). They should be super tiny and resized to 640 x 480 pixels which means it's faster to upload to Photobucket and easier for other forum members to load and view once you've posted them.

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(do not choose the same folder you got them from or they'll rewrite over the original photos though).

Whenever forced to use that program or others like it, I always make a copy of the images I want to edit in another folder and work with those - you often get unfortunate "oopsies" like this and lose the original. :(

I have learnt the hard way that the best thing to do first with any file you're editing is File>Save As> Some_New_Name.xyz before doing *anything*.

Incidentally, people should remember that opening and saving the same .jpg over and over is not the same as opening and saving a word document; it's more like photocopying photocopies, generation after generation (you lose quality as it's re-compressed every time you save, losing information each time [jpg is a "lossy" compression algorithm]); if you find yourself frequently editing the same pictures, use a non-lossy format like .tif or even .bmp instead. Output the final "shared" image as a .jpg (and save a copy as a .tif too if you think you'll ever come back to it and need to re-edit!).
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Updated the how-to :)

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:ratangel: RIP: Maxie "my Maxibon", Pepper "my Pepsicola", Intel "The Original Fragile", Apple "my Fadapple", Linux "my Beautiful Girl", Feyrith "my Banana-Face", Xeon "my Old Cronky", Ramoth "my Badgerboo", Orlith " my Orly-whip"/"my Orlyball", Wirenth "Wormy"; Vignette "Figgy Pudding"; Iso "Iso 1000 / Hamster Rat"; Macro "The Fats"; Oscar ("my little lion"), NiMH "Nimble-Thim/Nimbelina", Pidtjie "Pidjtie-Poodle", Thyme "Teecky", Brie "my Broo", Cinnamon "Cinna-mom", Three "Wheel Tail",Treble "Trebbest / Buddahbelly", Cotton "Cottonball"
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Just thinking it might be worth adding that you don't HAVE to have a photobucket account, it will work for pretty much any publicly viewable image (like photos you have uploaded to facebook / instagram, I would imagine Picasa, if you have a Wordpress blog you can upload the photos to the Library and use the URL without even putting the image in a post - I haven't tried it on Ratanooga yet but I have a signature image on my gmail done like that... etc), you can get the direct link by right-clicking and selecting "Copy image location" (Not 'copy link location'), or in the case of Wordpress, go to the Library to get the direct link.

 

I'm not sure how easy it would be with Twitter and Flickr photos these days with their current interface - I think Flickr is protecting copyright by not allowing easy access to images...

 

Just in case anybody would find any of these options easier... :)  (I suppose not everybody floods their facebook with rat pics like I do :ratgiggle: )

 

Obviously still go through the process of making the file smaller...


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Yea I used to have instructions for the other web hosting sites, but it got complicated trying to keep it all up to date with all the changes etc so I stuck with just Photobucket. Anyone is welcome to use any method of posting pics of course, but I'm not going to teach them how to use each method lol

 

Flickr is often blocked on work networks, so I don't recommend them.


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:yay: I finally figured out what the signature is...I'm a bit slow on the uptake. Blame it on age( haha) or busy life. That sounds better. How do I make them smaller? Like some who have lots of ratties pics in little squares at the bottom? Don't laugh!! :thanx:
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You need to edit the pictures yourself before you load them to Photobucket.  Microsoft Photo Manager, Photoshop, etc are all software programs that will allow you to change the images down to signature size by editing the pixels if you have them :)

 

Otherwise PM me if you have any trouble and I can resize them for you and email them back for you to re-upload to Photobucket


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Thanks birthday girl, I'll see if I can download either of those onto my iPad. Do I then just reload the same pics onto photobucket? Will if change the original? I still have a lot to learn. Hope I'm making progress though :loopy:
My current Ratties: Dove, Marybelle, Rosy, Ivy, Peaches, Plum and Duff (girls) Thunder, Doodle and Wallee (neutered boys) then my intact boys: Rodger and Dodger :ratlol: :tummykiss: :Kiss:

Always remembered, always in my heart, RIP my children: Sandy (our first ratty love) Pepper, Mickey, Snowy, Cloudy, Kellogs, Snoekie, Thing 1, Wotnot, Thing 2, Mischief, Monty, Barney, Seamus, Dolores aka Dilly, Jerry, Brian, Alfred, Patches, Stewie, Squeak, Bubble, Treble, Hayley, Onyx, Milo, Roxie, baby Bailey, FiFi, Bass, Bangerang, Emo, Nibbs and Roo :bigeyecry: :ratangel:

RIP my doggy loves: Andy and Toffee, loved and missed forever :cry:

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A very small and quick program to download is PLiska Image Resizer and it's free on the web.  Microsoft Photo Editor comes with Windows only and Photoshop is not free.

 

Once you've resized the images, you'd need to upload them to Photobucket and use the new links to them in your signature and delete the ones you have now.  I would also suggest you rename the resized images before uploading them so that they replace the old ones in the signature area without any hassle.


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Thanks Caryn I'll try that. Crazy for time at the moment though. Appreciate your help :)
My current Ratties: Dove, Marybelle, Rosy, Ivy, Peaches, Plum and Duff (girls) Thunder, Doodle and Wallee (neutered boys) then my intact boys: Rodger and Dodger :ratlol: :tummykiss: :Kiss:

Always remembered, always in my heart, RIP my children: Sandy (our first ratty love) Pepper, Mickey, Snowy, Cloudy, Kellogs, Snoekie, Thing 1, Wotnot, Thing 2, Mischief, Monty, Barney, Seamus, Dolores aka Dilly, Jerry, Brian, Alfred, Patches, Stewie, Squeak, Bubble, Treble, Hayley, Onyx, Milo, Roxie, baby Bailey, FiFi, Bass, Bangerang, Emo, Nibbs and Roo :bigeyecry: :ratangel:

RIP my doggy loves: Andy and Toffee, loved and missed forever :cry:

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Hi guys,

I'm really battling to set up a profil pic and a signature. I'm trying to upload pics from photobucket URL's. With the profile photo, it says something to the effect of "could not contact server" and with the signature it says "You cannot use this image extension"

Can anyone give me a reason for this and how i can fix it?

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Hi Bianca, welcome. I don't have help for you but I've also been getting that 'could not contact server' message when I try change my profile pic. So you aren't alone and it's not because you're new :P
My current Ratties: Dove, Marybelle, Rosy, Ivy, Peaches, Plum and Duff (girls) Thunder, Doodle and Wallee (neutered boys) then my intact boys: Rodger and Dodger :ratlol: :tummykiss: :Kiss:

Always remembered, always in my heart, RIP my children: Sandy (our first ratty love) Pepper, Mickey, Snowy, Cloudy, Kellogs, Snoekie, Thing 1, Wotnot, Thing 2, Mischief, Monty, Barney, Seamus, Dolores aka Dilly, Jerry, Brian, Alfred, Patches, Stewie, Squeak, Bubble, Treble, Hayley, Onyx, Milo, Roxie, baby Bailey, FiFi, Bass, Bangerang, Emo, Nibbs and Roo :bigeyecry: :ratangel:

RIP my doggy loves: Andy and Toffee, loved and missed forever :cry:

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Hi guys send me the link for your images and I'll try sort it out


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:ratangel: RIP: Maxie "my Maxibon", Pepper "my Pepsicola", Intel "The Original Fragile", Apple "my Fadapple", Linux "my Beautiful Girl", Feyrith "my Banana-Face", Xeon "my Old Cronky", Ramoth "my Badgerboo", Orlith " my Orly-whip"/"my Orlyball", Wirenth "Wormy"; Vignette "Figgy Pudding"; Iso "Iso 1000 / Hamster Rat"; Macro "The Fats"; Oscar ("my little lion"), NiMH "Nimble-Thim/Nimbelina", Pidtjie "Pidjtie-Poodle", Thyme "Teecky", Brie "my Broo", Cinnamon "Cinna-mom", Three "Wheel Tail",Treble "Trebbest / Buddahbelly", Cotton "Cottonball"
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Hey

 

Having some trouble uploading images from my photobucket, I clicked on the "image" icon as instructed, it gives me a URL block and when I paste the Direct link it does nothing after I press enter, it completely freezes, I can't cancel or anything, I have to completely exit the window. It says something about settings which has been changed. I have a relatively new Windows, think 7 or 8. I can't paste either...

 

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lol....I typed out the link and it pasted my pic...ignore....seems like I just can't paste onto a post directly from photobucket so I'll just type it out.

 

Technologically impaired, I am :drool:


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Hi guys, I'm not sure where to post this, so I hope here is okay. 

Is there any way to load sound files onto this forum? 

I wanted to ask about the different sounds my rats make and which are good or bad to be hearing. 


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You'd have to upload it to an external site and link it in...not sure which site you'd use though...


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:)Hallo all

I got a laptop a while ago, but can't seem to upload images from it as I used to from my PC? I still use Photobucket, but when I copy the link it freezes and I have to close the entire tab. Any advice?



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The same is happening to me Brigitte

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I'm trying to get photo bucket to work for me, but it won't let me re-size my images. Every time I try, it says there is an error, try again and then it freezes. Any idea how to fix this? 


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