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@  Caryn : (20 July 2017 - 09:01 AM) There are some updates. I see the forum banner isn't working either, so assume Tails hasn't received the update email. Looks like we can't use it for 3rd party IMG pic posting anymore. Not sure if existing images used on the forums will be restricted or only future posts. Will have to find another file host site :(
@  DiscoMoose : (19 July 2017 - 10:14 AM) hey Lolly, not that I know of . . .
@  lollyh : (17 July 2017 - 03:07 PM) Hey all.just received an email about photobucket & upgrading your account.anyone else receive this email?.:unsure:
@  Rattieroos : (16 July 2017 - 11:17 AM) Hey all, so we can never learn enough... I still don't know why some of my rats chew paper?? They actually eat it. Does anyone know why? :bigeyerat:
@  Rattieroos : (15 July 2017 - 07:15 PM) Thanks Caryn and Lolly, I'm assuming it's mammary, don't know for sure yet. My vet is on leave :( only back on the 24th! I'll see if we can wait but if it grows by next week I'll have to take her to the other vet.
@  lollyh : (14 July 2017 - 10:44 AM) oh no roos. :ratsad: that's awful.i am so sorry. *hugs* .7 months is young.
@  Caryn : (14 July 2017 - 07:13 AM) Ah no, that's terrible. Had one girl, Apple, who also got her first one really young. Didn't have a vet back then who could spay either. Sending :goodvibes:
@  Rattieroos : (13 July 2017 - 11:18 PM) I found a lump on Peaches late this afternoon :ratsad: I think it might be a mammary tumor based on positioning :( She's only about 7 months now. It was such a shock! :ratsad:
@  Caryn : (12 July 2017 - 01:46 PM) Sorry, Tails is the one who organises the Christmas in July. I don't get involved with that unfortunately. Hopefully she will still run it like usual this year :bigeyerat:
@  lollyh : (12 July 2017 - 12:53 PM) awww no roos & amber.i am sorry to hear this. :ratsad: but i understand *hugs* .maybe caryn or tails can do a post & see who is able to partake or not. :) my finances are also tight.
@  Amber : (12 July 2017 - 12:00 PM) I'm so sorry Lolly but I can't afford to be part of Christmas in July either :ratsad:
@  Rattieroos : (11 July 2017 - 09:40 PM) Seriously no money for Christmas in July :ratsad:
@  Rattieroos : (11 July 2017 - 09:39 PM) Thanks Loll :D
@  lollyh : (11 July 2017 - 03:09 PM) Soo its JUly fellow noogans,are we still gonna have xmas in july?. :wub: :wub:
@  lollyh : (09 July 2017 - 10:41 PM) shoo roos,that is awsome news with emo, :clap: .hope he continues that way. *hugs*
@  Rattieroos : (09 July 2017 - 07:16 PM) :D
@  DiscoMoose : (09 July 2017 - 07:08 PM) That's so awesome about Emo! Well done Emo!! You go boy!
@  Rattieroos : (09 July 2017 - 12:47 PM) Correction ~ his IS a black Berkie. Not was :ratno: He's just so rusted now that he's not so black anymore.
@  Rattieroos : (09 July 2017 - 12:44 PM) Had my mischief of 5 boys running around on the bed with me just now.. still too sore to do much... anyway... I was just thinking and wanted to share...... My grandpa Emo is almost 2 yrs and 4months and he's never needed a vet!!!!! That is soooo awesome, he was a black Berkie from a home litter and we never even knew who his father was. :yogiedance: :tummykiss: :Kiss: my precious children. Love them all sooooo much. Just thought I'd share :D :P
@  Rattieroos : (09 July 2017 - 12:43 AM) Thanks Moose, I just looked now and her neck ones have completely cleared and the hair has grown back. :yay: and that was without using the regal. She still has a few smaller ones that she scratches open but I left her for a few days in the bigger cage to settle with Duff and was so chuffed when I saw her neck now :D

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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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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:
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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 and Bangerang :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, Nibbs, Doodle and Wallee (neutered boys) then my intact boys: Emo, Roo, 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 and Bangerang :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, Nibbs, Doodle and Wallee (neutered boys) then my intact boys: Emo, Roo, 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 and Bangerang :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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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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