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Member Since: 2010-02-04 20:14:45 UTC

Last Logged In: 2016-05-26 10:00:40 UTC





And the same to you!

2015-01-08 10:29:47 UTC

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Happy New Year

Pity about the 7 1/2 stone weight limit

2013-09-13 09:46:36 UTC

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Worth every penny

That’s weird, comment got added twice.

2013-08-08 17:39:13 UTC

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That old cable drum table top burned for bleedin’ ages, I was up past midnight and had to consume 3 bottles of homebrew before it was safe to leave it unattended.

2013-08-08 17:38:21 UTC

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That old cable drum table top burned for bleedin’ ages, I was up past midnight and had to consume 3 bottles of homebrew before it was safe to leave it unattended.

2013-08-08 17:38:20 UTC

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Did you notice the modulation to the relative major for the B section followed by a descending series of dominant sevenths and a modified plagal cadence returning to the original key ? … Nice !

2013-08-08 17:34:14 UTC

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Get down off the Mwnt
You sily old (expletive deleted)
It’s a dangerous place to get drunk as a skunk

2013-07-30 16:09:24 UTC

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Cheers m'dears

You boosey little begger

2013-07-30 16:05:32 UTC

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Cheers m'dears

Rastamouse. Come in, come in, are you reading me!

2012-12-18 12:40:57 UTC

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Who's dat ringin' me bell ?

In the bleak mid winter

2012-12-12 20:33:15 UTC

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Assets not asses

2012-11-27 16:01:50 UTC

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Idiot Proof ???

DQ: The ‘answer’ or comment box is at the foot of an ascending list of comments. If the list can’t be re-ordered then it should at least be at the top.
SA: Fixed

DQ … if not it means that private views aren’t actually private when somebody can view by following a simple link …
SA That is why the link is set to expire after 5 minutes. If you look closely at the URL for a “Just Me” or “People in my circle” file you will notice that the signature changes each time.

There are three types of URL used by sharehost:

  •… access to these is controlled by sharehost
  •… these are used for the original file link for publicly visible asses . they silently redirect to Amazon Web Services where the original files are stored.
  •… these are for original file link for “Just Me” and “People In My Circle” assets. Amazon requires a secret code to generate a public URL for these files. Sharehost knows the secret key and asks Amazon for a new URL for the file (which expires after a few minutes) each time you click on the original file link.

DQ: You haven’t explained yet why rasta mouse always make a bad ting good
SA: That would be an ecumenical matter

2012-11-27 16:00:53 UTC

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Idiot Proof ???

This is where I need a comment editing feature because I’ve just discovered that my previous comment is not correct

The link will expire after about 5 minutes or so.

2012-11-27 13:18:32 UTC

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Idiot Proof ???

DQ: How does one make an uploaded file viewable by one other specific person?

Possible work around:

2012-11-27 13:14:12 UTC

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Idiot Proof ???

General Answer to DQs

My approach to developing this is

“Do the simplest thing that could possibly be useful and then improve on it bit by bit”

So the general answer to these questions is that it’s own of the “bits” that I’ve not improved yet.

But do keep the DQ’s coming in. It’s better than trying to guess at what people want.

2012-11-27 13:04:48 UTC

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Idiot Proof ???

more SADQs

DQ: How do I run a slideshow when the word ‘slideshow’ don’t appear anywhere? (an aunty sue DQ-of-the-day)

There’s a Slideshow Button on the gallery page – maybe it’s a bit cryptic?

The original plan was that every Person, Tag, or Asset would have it’s own “Home Page”. eg for the tag Westernbirt the home page is
or Sues’s home page is

Those were both examples of “Friendly Links” but the trouble is they are not permanent. If Sue changes her username to “Aunty Sue Jackson” then the home page address changes as well. There is also a “permanent link” that stays the same even when things are renamed – in sues case it’s

At the moment the format of the home page is fixed to be a gallery all the photos and mp3 files, but the idea is that you will be able to choose different formats and content in future.
The other draw back is that it just shows all your results in alphabetical order.

Another way to get a gallery page is by going through the People or Tags page. e.g. click on Tags, then click on “nottingham views” this leads to a very unsatisfactory page that is really just a place holder for future developments. Click the button “Assets with tag nottingham views” and you will get to the Assets page but there is an extra “Gallery” button. Sues list of assets viewed as a gallery this way is The order in the gallery is the same as the sort order selected on the assets page.

I’m working on a system that let’s you specify the order. There is no user interface for it yet but you can try other options being order=oldest_first and order=newest_first – newest_first is the default

2012-11-27 12:56:28 UTC

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Idiot Proof ???

Sensible Answers to Daft Questions (SADQs)

DQ: How does one make an uploaded file viewable by one other specific person?
SA: You can’t do that except be creating a new account (with a different email address) and only having one friend.
ITFOT (in the fullness of time) I will add the notion of projects or groups or some such thing where you can control who is in the group. but this adds a whole layer of extra complexity to getting a duplicate free list of everything that should be visible to a particular person.

DQ: How does one edit a list in a comment to add another line rather than adding a new comment like this?
SA: You can’t edit comments or delete them or comment about comments it’s all on the ITFOT list.

DQ: Why are my files called assets when they are files?
SA: Because ITFOT there will be other types of assets that aren’t files. eg links to things on the web, stuff in your dropbox folder or other cloud type things, projects, slideshows, galleries, presentations, music albums, …

DQ: Why don’t the image thumbnails appear as larger versions to start with?…yes I know they’ll take longer to load…I don’t mind
SA: You don’t mind, but others might. Who is to say how big is big enough, etc? I could make it into an option I suppose… I was considering making it pop up a larger version along with other info and options when you hover over the thumb nail.

2012-11-27 12:11:17 UTC

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Idiot Proof ???

Just testing something out

2012-11-22 15:15:40 UTC

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Busy night at the Ochrdeildref Arms.

2012-11-21 18:47:00 UTC

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What you talking about – It never dries out!

2012-11-21 18:34:06 UTC

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The sun came out

Where is this?

2012-11-19 13:46:20 UTC

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I am not a tree!

2012-11-18 21:21:11 UTC

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It’s also one of the may things I need to improve on.

2012-11-15 19:39:02 UTC

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Guitar man.

it lets yo do:

  • stuff
    • and nonsence
  • like
  • this
  • and
    h1. this
you can layout
your thoughts in
a table like this

or include pictures like this

Tanglewood TU3

It’s dead good !!!

2012-11-15 19:31:21 UTC

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Guitar man.

I am one who delights in all manifestations of the Terpsichorean muse

2012-11-15 19:17:32 UTC

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Noels magic mushrooms

Jim Moulton?

2012-11-14 19:56:48 UTC

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Merry man

is that a cattle prod?

2012-09-26 16:47:31 UTC

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Silly Moo !

Nice to see somebody using the system

2012-08-23 15:39:04 UTC

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Rising sun Gedling

Mind the gap !

2012-01-10 12:27:58 UTC

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Noel and Steve christmas eve 2011

Houston …

2011-10-09 21:06:24 UTC

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Man discovers a field in Wales

unfortunately not full ones

2011-08-31 00:16:31 UTC

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Some bottles in front of Noel

New Improved Mix – with ingredient X

2011-08-29 23:18:32 UTC

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3. Million Rainbow

A moment of musical madness

2011-03-20 17:01:27 UTC

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layered guitars and cello in middle section

2010-10-22 20:05:48 UTC

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6. MarimbAfro

another test comment

2010-09-27 13:48:41 UTC

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4. Two Slightly Distorted Guitars

test comment

2010-09-27 13:48:27 UTC

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Water Music

No one would guess from the photo :)

2010-09-14 21:28:09 UTC

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Looks good to me

2010-09-05 08:35:47 UTC

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Ochr view panorama

Does that say “prisoners” or “pensioners” ?

2010-08-19 21:57:23 UTC

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Slogans eh?

Where’s the wheelchair.

2010-08-19 21:54:28 UTC

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Return to the Deep

b’bum… tish…

2010-08-19 14:38:57 UTC

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Beach litter at Mwnt

such that every onlooker

2010-08-19 09:36:54 UTC

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Beach litter at Mwnt

We still need to finish this limerick

2010-08-18 00:43:41 UTC

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Anybody know any good jokes?

Steve looks twice the man he is today

2010-08-18 00:20:41 UTC

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Near Harlech

up late?

2010-08-17 00:29:13 UTC

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Oh! what a crap view.JPG

You should tag all your Orinoco pictures and upload “Orinoco Flow” for a sound track.

2010-08-16 12:12:11 UTC

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Up the Orinoco delta

All mountains should have holes in…

2010-08-15 09:30:32 UTC

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Portal to a parallel dimension

OK Kynance Cove it is then.

2010-08-14 16:20:15 UTC

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Kynance Cove

Just Testing. Full marks for spotting my deliberate mistake.

2010-08-14 14:34:46 UTC

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Bonny Rait

Remind me not to hang around there after dark

2010-08-14 11:09:29 UTC

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Newstead Abbey Zombies

during what?

2010-08-14 11:06:52 UTC

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Peter runs across stage during

not kidding a £5 a pop

2010-08-14 11:03:39 UTC

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Most taxing activity of a festival, reading the programme

Is that anything like the one in Birmingham

2010-08-14 00:36:12 UTC

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Not much use now!

wants to b-e-e-e-e-e-e perfect

2010-08-13 23:21:04 UTC

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this was eddi reader...she wants it to be perfect

too cryptic

2010-08-13 23:09:56 UTC

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Not much use now!

All’s well that ends well – (or somet’)

2010-08-13 14:14:10 UTC

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waiting for transport to the site

What a shambles that was.

Can you remember that screaming kid with the modern “parents”

2010-08-13 14:06:21 UTC

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waiting for transport to the site


(can we have some titles please.)

2010-08-13 12:15:52 UTC

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Ferry window.jpg

is that you? what’s with the strange nasal apparel

2010-08-13 11:43:18 UTC

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Up the Orinoco delta

I was still a young man when that photo was taken. Did we even have digital cameras back then?

2010-08-13 00:29:24 UTC

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the water's edge

kindly crop me out of this one

2010-08-12 18:51:47 UTC

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A cliff in Dorset


2010-08-12 15:27:49 UTC

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I’d just like to say that I had no part in the creation of this “remarkable” display.

2010-08-12 15:24:01 UTC

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Noels magic mushrooms

!s Snudge !

2010-08-12 15:19:11 UTC

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wanna buy a used car?

But which is which ?

2010-08-12 15:07:59 UTC

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Pools Winners

… who performed an extraordinary stunt …

2010-08-11 21:56:14 UTC

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Beach litter at Mwnt

Phil Collins on a bad day.

2010-08-11 17:23:14 UTC

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Aye, it’s right pretty – lot’s of space for icons.

2010-08-10 23:35:06 UTC

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It were ever so pretty

It’s the only language they understand

2010-08-10 16:48:53 UTC

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Sleepy Trim

Nice to see Michael getting into the spirit of the comments feature

and no I’m not planning to do emoticons any time soon

2010-08-10 12:24:41 UTC

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There should be a rule against it

2010-08-09 18:04:25 UTC

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Stoking up the tiny tea tent.jpg

It’s my halo

2010-08-09 18:02:28 UTC

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Smokin noel.jpg

It’s obviously stuffed!

2010-08-09 15:45:47 UTC

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Put that light out !!

2010-08-09 14:29:08 UTC

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On echo tower I watch the sun go down

This is Steve is carrying about twice his own weight in camping gear.

2010-08-09 14:27:13 UTC

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Sherpa Aplin

Note to self… implement image rotation feature.

2010-08-09 14:22:48 UTC

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It doesn’t get much better

2010-08-09 14:21:17 UTC

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Flamin' good!

Not quite the effect I was hoping for

2010-08-09 14:19:03 UTC

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old Sparkey

This and the Moroccan stall are the only “proper” festival stall still going.

2010-08-09 13:25:53 UTC

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Stoking up the tiny tea tent.jpg

This is now my desktop background

2010-08-09 13:17:00 UTC

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Flippin’ Heck indeed!

2010-08-09 12:50:27 UTC

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Flippin heck

I like this one – very nicely composed

2010-08-09 12:38:55 UTC

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