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amy
05-20-2006, 11:27 AM
Sheldon spent several hours last night installing some important updates. Thanks Sheldon!! :heart:

:arrow: Maximum image size. Attached images now must be 500 pixels wide or less. The height is more generous, at 1000 pixels max. I believe if you try to post an image bigger than this, that it will rejected. This will save a lot of work for our moderators, who spend a lot of time resizing pictures. Special thanks to Silver who I think has re-sized more images than any of us! I haven't tested this size restriction feature yet, let me know if there are any problems. Large images that are "linked" in are not yet restricted, but may be at some point.

:arrow: Sheldon's made it impossible for automated forum sign-up by spamming websites, so we should see few if any new "members" signing up just for the sake of putting in spamming website links in their profile. Most of these sign ups were done automatically by computers, and that is now impossible. Sheldon also deleted over 200 of these fake members from our ranks. Since some of their websites were truly horrifying and inappropriate to this site, we're very glad to see them gone!

:cheering: Thanks Sheldon for these updates! If there are any new problems that pop up because of these changes, let me know!

SoapDoc
05-20-2006, 12:40 PM
Thanks a million to BOTH of you! I know I have been quite absent lately - but that doesn't mean I :heart: :heart: you both or KH any less!!!

Ingrid
05-20-2006, 12:43 PM
Thanks! Those sites gave me the creeps!

Pink Dandelion
05-21-2006, 04:19 AM
Thanks so much Sheldon! I know how time consuming running something like this is. And how annoying all those 'little' modifications - that take forevvverrrrr - can be.

All the time ya'll have put into this site, to make it such a neat place for us lowly knitters, is greatly appreciated :mrgreen:

rebecca
05-21-2006, 08:12 AM
:D Thanks so much Sheldon & Amy....u both r wonderful :thumbsup:

gardenmommy
05-21-2006, 09:51 AM
Many thanks to Sheldon and Amy for all their hard work! :cheering:

*mwuah* Big smooches! LOL

Does this mean we'll need to knit an afghan for Sheldon? :thinking: ;)

mks22300
05-21-2006, 10:32 AM
Thanks Sheldon and Amy!! You both are great!! :cheering:

WynnieG
05-21-2006, 11:38 AM
Kudos, Amy and Sheldon!

A side note to folks who want free software for altering photos... try downloading GIMP (http://www.gimp.org). With it you can crop/resize photos to any forum's pixel standard, add special effects, you name it. It's a virtual toybox for avatar and sig banner design.

Plus, if you get confused with it, there is a great help file, and I'm usually around to lend a hand via PM.

brendajos
06-30-2006, 07:45 PM
Wow...did I miss an announcement? look at all them there mods we have now! ;)

amy
06-30-2006, 08:37 PM
Yes Yes! Boy Brenda, you're fast!

*Ahem*
ATTENTION EVERYONE, WE NOW HAVE MORE MODERATORS!

:D

WELCOME to our new mods!...
Andrea
Angelia
Kemp
Knitqueen
Jan_in_CA

:cheering: :balloons:

Also, another exciting event is that KellyK is now an Administrator, with more back-end abilities.

:balloons: Congrats ladies!! :balloons:

sara_jayne
06-30-2006, 08:45 PM
Congratulations everyone!!!11111 :cheering: :cheering:

KellyK
06-30-2006, 08:56 PM
Thanks!!

Our intention was to provide a bit more moderator coverage so that members who might PM one of us about an issue can get a quicker response.

SO, if you have questions that arent being answered on the Boards, or if you have technical questions, or if you just wanna say, "Hi Mod!" feel free to PM any one of us!

KellyK
06-30-2006, 08:57 PM
KellyK is now an Administrator, with more back-end abilities.

Wait a minute. Im not sure I like the sound of that, Amy! :??

Jenelle
06-30-2006, 08:57 PM
Congratulations everyone! :D :cheering:

Jan in CA
06-30-2006, 09:01 PM
KellyK is now an Administrator, with more back-end abilities.

Wait a minute. Im not sure I like the sound of that, Amy! :??

I've been biting my tongue here after I read that. Glad YOU noticed! :roflhard: :roflhard: :roflhard:

Ingrid
06-30-2006, 09:18 PM
Yeah! I knew you had access to more of the site, but what are these new back end abilities about which we speak? :thinking: :rofling:

Angelia
06-30-2006, 09:28 PM
Yeah! I knew you had access to more of the site, but what are these new back end abilities about which we speak? :thinking: :rofling:

:roflhard: :roflhard: :roflhard:

I don't want an admin with those kinds of abilities... :oo:

itsbecca1979
06-30-2006, 09:32 PM
Congrats ladies! :happydance:

As for the back-end abilities...keep them away! :roflhard:

beckyrhae
06-30-2006, 10:13 PM
Congrats ladies!

rebecca
06-30-2006, 10:23 PM
Yeah! I knew you had access to more of the site, but what are these new back end abilities about which we speak? :thinking: :rofling:

:roflhard: :roflhard: :roflhard:

I don't want an admin with those kinds of abilities... :oo:

:roflhard: :rofling: I must agree......makes you go hmmmmm....wonder what kind of board KK is going to turn this into :rofling: :roflhard: :rofling:

Okay, okay....I'm kidding.....CONGRATS everyone :cheering: :cheering:

Secksiebrat
06-30-2006, 11:24 PM
Congrats Ladies! Now get to work :)

~danielle~

mintdee
07-01-2006, 12:00 AM
KK can take care of ya'lls backend. I will be good so will therefore not be needing any moderating. ;)

Congrats all my favorite peeps. :cheering:

Ellen Edwards
07-01-2006, 02:54 AM
Yep congrats to youall!! You're a great crew!! :inlove: :thumbsup:

dustinac
07-01-2006, 08:35 AM
KellyK is now an Administrator, with more back-end abilities.

Wait a minute. Im not sure I like the sound of that, Amy! :??

:rofling: :roflhard: :rofling:

Congrats everyone :thumbsup:

nicolethegeek
07-01-2006, 10:09 AM
Congrats y'all! :cheering: :happydance: :cheering: :happydance: :cheering:

But I'm gonna be careful around KK... I'n a-skeered of what my blog will be named now that she has back-end capabilities! :shock:

kemp
07-01-2006, 10:59 AM
Thanks for the welcome everyone!

jodstr2
07-01-2006, 01:10 PM
:cheering: :heart: congrats everyone! :heart: :cheering:

Angelia
07-01-2006, 02:30 PM
Thanks everyone! :heart:

mks22300
07-01-2006, 02:45 PM
Congratulations ladies!! :cheering:

Cristy
07-01-2006, 03:50 PM
congrats guys--that's great! :)

horve1
07-01-2006, 07:11 PM
Very way awesomely cool! :cheering: :cheering: :cheering: :cheering: