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  • Carol: Sorry for the sad news on Gloria.  I have not been to this site for months or even years but did "see" Gloria on other posts.
    June 21, 2019, 03:59:52 pm
  • brian: not   everyone  would   take trouble to tell  chatters  Lindancer
    June 04, 2019, 12:48:22 am
  • brian: thanx  lindancer
    June 04, 2019, 12:47:23 am
  • Lindancer: Good morning, This is a message from one of Gloria's neighbors. I am sorry to tell everyone that Gloria passed away yesterday.  I am sure this is not the correct place to post, but I am not familiar with this site,but know that Gloria spent many hours talking to everyone here.
    June 03, 2019, 11:25:02 am
  • brian: better   do more  research  Poochers
    May 09, 2019, 11:30:48 am
  • brian: snip·ing /ˈsnīpiNG/ noun 1. the action of shooting at someone from a hiding place, especially accurately and at long range. "sniping assumed great importance during WWI, especially where trench warfare was prevalent" 2. the action of verbally attacking someone in a sly or petty way. "there has been
    May 09, 2019, 11:29:42 am
  • Pooch1: "Sniper" is a noun.  "Snip" is a verb.  Not funny to be unknowing of the difference in how the two words are treated.
    May 09, 2019, 09:03:06 am
  • brian: so military  snipers   just   snip  LOL
    May 08, 2019, 11:22:01 am
  • Pooch1: 3rd graders learn to double a final consonant preceded by a single vowel before adding 'ing.'  Snipping refers to cutting remarks.  A snipe is a bird.
    May 07, 2019, 06:46:46 am
  • brian: its  sniping  not  snipping poocharooni lol
    May 06, 2019, 11:02:33 pm
  • Pooch1: Well said, Oldiesmann.  Perhaps brian can devote his time to other chat rooms instead of constantly snipping at you.
    May 01, 2019, 10:49:02 am
  • Oldiesmann: brian: If/when I find a suitable solution, I will install it here. I run this site in my spare time and do not have an unlimited amount of time to develop/find a proper solution.
    April 29, 2019, 04:58:04 pm
  • brian: wellmycheal  looks  like its not  going to happen--------   doesnt  seem to be  a problem in my 20 years   senior  chatting with other rooms!!!!!
    April 21, 2019, 11:34:37 am
  • mycheal: Chatroom would sure be nice
    April 17, 2019, 08:11:25 pm
  • brian: almost  every  site   on the Net  has a  chat room--------  now  why is  that? I suggest you  go to a room  like [link]   and   ask  them!
    March 18, 2019, 12:24:02 pm
  • Oldiesmann: Finding one that will integrate with the forum system is not easy. If you've got some ideas please send me a PM or email with links and I will investigate further.
    March 17, 2019, 09:12:31 pm
  • brian: chat  systems  are a  dime a   dozen
    March 11, 2019, 11:53:11 pm
  • Oldiesmann: brian: The chat system we used to have on this site stopped working and I haven't found a good replacement. If/when I do I'll put one in again.
    March 10, 2019, 02:00:43 pm
  • brian: no chat  still?must  be  to technical      LOL
    March 09, 2019, 04:20:34 pm
  • joyous: Cold weather has arrived in Louisiana!  It is 30 degrees now at 8:00 A. M.  and prediction is for no higher than 49 today..  Certainly  BAD fir our traditional Mardi-Gras , but it WILL go on.------JOY
    March 05, 2019, 09:00:27 am

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angelface555

With the floods, hurricane winds and tornadoes, I'm not surprised there are less posters recently. Also, we are all growing older with health issues.
A person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury. -John Stuart Mill, philosopher and economist (20 May 1806-1873)

carole

Absolutely ages since I've been here. I cant remember how to post  photographs. Do I have to put them in Photobucket first?

RAMMEL

Carole -
They do NOT have to go in PhotoBucket. In fact, I think PB no longer allows linking to their site without a "pay for subscription".
However, when you make a post here look down on the lower left for a dropdown titled "Attachments and other options". Click on that and it will allow you to post directly from your computer. I can't give an exact process now but if/when you try you should be able to work your way through it. "If at first you don't succeed ................."
"What good fortune for governments that the people do not think."

  BIG BOX Yonkers, NY
           THIMK

Shirley

Carole, last time I tried the Gallery (in here), I managed to load photos & post from there... trial & error. My problem was getting the photos sized right without PSP. The photos coming from my camera are too large to use the online resizer. I know there is a way to set the camera for less GB, but don't know how & don't want to give up detail. SO, Bubble volunteered to resize & post for me after I gave it "one more try".  For whatever reason the old laptop with PSP decided to work so I worked on a photo & could do what needed... but just haven't had time. All this rain is causing more work to keep the pool pumped down & clean. Grass & weeds growing faster so I have to work harder to do what's necessary before the mowers come. All excuses, but the Gallery in here worked last time I tried. Good thing because I haven't used my Photo Bucket account for so long I have no clue if it is still operational. Try this Gallery. I wish I could explain which link to copy to post back in here but I have to guess every time. Bubble doesn't charge much... :2funny:  ... Good to see you.

Hi, Rick... okay, you have another idea~~ :thumbup:

RAMMEL

May 30, 2019, 10:55:39 pm #7234 Last Edit: May 30, 2019, 11:00:32 pm by RAMMEL
My bla, bla, bla, ----- I'm sure you've all heard me tout this before but I'll do it again.
IrfanView is a free image program. Been around forever. Very simple to get, install, use. If you don't like it, it uninstalls easily. Small footprint - uses very little disk space.

Resizing is simple - just open the image, click on "Image""resize/resample", click on whatever size you want then click "OK" and save it.
Once you do that you will see all the (easy) other goodies it can do. Color, color depth, contrast, brightness & more.

https://www.irfanview.com/


Just noticed I have to update mine
"What good fortune for governments that the people do not think."

  BIG BOX Yonkers, NY
           THIMK

carole

Can I use this on Pad? I hardly use my desktop now. Where do I go to find out requirements for posting here. Thanks

RAMMEL

Quote from: carole on May 30, 2019, 11:05:54 pmCan I use this on Pad? I hardly use my desktop now. Where do I go to find out requirements for posting here. Thanks
I can't answer either of those  :(
"What good fortune for governments that the people do not think."

  BIG BOX Yonkers, NY
           THIMK

angelface555

Leave a message here for Bubble or email her with Seniors and Friends in the subject line.
A person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury. -John Stuart Mill, philosopher and economist (20 May 1806-1873)

so_P_bubble

Size for posting: 800 pixels maximum and no more than 110kB.

so_P_bubble

Posting for JaneS

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This is granddaughter Allison,
her husband Dan and Great Granddaughter Emma on her first birthday

JaneS

Thanks Bubble!  I think they're ALL gorgeous!

Click for Lewisburg,Pennsylvania Forecast

Amy

I do too Jane, what a beautiful family!!!
Thank you Bubble for posting this.
I can't change the direction of the wind,
but I can adjust my sails
to always reach my destination.

Jimmy Dean

If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went. -Will Rogers

Shirley

I don't think I've ever seen a happier photo of 3 people than that one! Each one's smile is perfect... and for the record, Jane, Emma looks exactly like I picture you at that age. Any baby pics of you to back me up?  My compliments to you and the family and even to the photographer that caught the perfect moment! 

Thanks to Bubble for posting, you did good, girl, as always.

Sandy

Lovely Picture Jane..

Thanks for posting it So-P  !!


so_P_bubble

Sandy, that avatar is ... super lovely!

Vanilla-Jackie

Jane S...
...what can I say, absolutely stunning..one of the best photos I have seen in a long while...i hope you have that hanging on your wall in a very large frame...

" In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything and two minus one equals nothing. "
~ Daya Nandan..

so_P_bubble

Something to warm your heart...

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This photo was taken in the Apuseni mountains, Romania, in a little village
called Ramet. 
I really liked this kind woman, her funny smile and how the ox
licks her hand.

Photo and caption by Angyalosi Beata

Mary Ann

Bubble, what a neat picture.  The woman looks as if she'd be a good friend to have.

Mary Ann

so_P_bubble

Remember...
Lost lives - 6 of June 1945


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Shirley

Love the photo of the old lady & cow, Bubble... my kind of person!  Neat to see a smile when you know life is hard.  The radio broadcaster reminded us this was the 75th year of that horrible day. My heart just stops when seeing the rows & rows of crosses at those cemeteries. So many memories and soon will be nobody left that was alive during those years. Thank you!

Amy

Bubble, love the photo.she looks to be a hard working woman with a big heart.
We have little or no idea of what she has gone through yet she smiles and with her eyes too!
I can't change the direction of the wind,
but I can adjust my sails
to always reach my destination.

Jimmy Dean

If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went. -Will Rogers

Shirley

These clouds were a week ago but been SO busy. Had to wait until I had time to play with the old computer with Paint Shop Pro to see if I could resize & post without pestering Bubble.  Here goes! I may not have gotten them in the Gallery in the right order, deleted quite a few but thought these were different enough to show how quickly the sky can change in one short span of time.








SCFSue

I watched the D-Day celebration with all the older Americans who came to Normandy to celebrate and to remember the good and bad things that happened that day.  I was 7 or 8 years old, but remember it well.  My young teenage cousin enlisted and drove one of the boats that continuously dropped men (many of them also teens) on Omaha beach.  He was an only child after his older sister died in child birth.  His mother and my grandmother were sisters.  We were all frightened and spent much time in prayer for Warren and all the soldiers and sailors who were involved in the landing and the rest of the war.  I was impressed with the many men in their late 80's and 90's who attended the 75th celebration.  They are truly America's heroes!

SCFSue

FlaJean

Shirley, those are some wicked looking sky photos.

Shirley

Jean, I was sorry they didn't show up better so read back over Bubble's note about size....  I had sized them to the longest at either 400 or 500 & see she said 800. My camera size comes out such huge files it is hard to resize except with PSP, & I only have one computer with it working (this one I bought the PSP 19 for but can't get it working right). The clouds looked much more fierce in real life as well as on the large files. Jack used to be surprised at how wide open spaces we have to show clouds. Sure miss his posts & pics!

FlaJean

My son-in-law was a happy fisherman yesterday.  Caught a large Amberjack in the Gulf.  Never heard of that fish, but I only know about fish I eat in a restaurant.  :)

so_P_bubble

WOW! That is a gigantic fish!  I hope it is tasty as well/

Shirley

WOW, Jean, never heard of it before but bet he had a good fight to land it!  Any idea what it weighed?  Congratulations to him. I do like fresh caught fish but don't get that often around here (sadly, local fish contanimated).

FlaJean

The fish was about 30/35 lbs.  but he couldn't keep it as the season on amberjack is closed until Jul 31st in both state and federal waters.  But he was happy just to get a good catch.

Mary Ann

Jean, I am sorry your SIL could not keep the fish as I hoped you'd be able to eat it.  I have heard of the fish, but since it's not a fresh-water fish, we don't have them around here.

Mary Ann