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Re: Site.

Postby Strum » Thu Feb 09, 2017 11:14 pm

OK folks. yes big brother is watching, the server got a complaint about assassinating the American President from this site and closed it down until I got down on my knees and begged them to reconsider. notworthy
After I informed them that it was a Northsider that said it, they apologised for the misunderstanding and here we are again.


Nah just kidding. :lol:


I was baffled myself but here's Treborkys response to me today.


You may have noticed the site was down for a few days. It's now back online - there was unpaid fees which are now paid. We'll need to rally some donations again. Good news is that the ads have generated €70 in revenue over the last few years which can be put towards the costs.
I'll send on details later and then get back to looking at the issues with the quota system. We may need to do some upgrades on the site to get to a newer version of the software which runs the site.
For some reason I was not automatically notified but I will setup some stuff to monitor the site and ensure it's online.



So folks I'll leave that with you to chew on and if you need to find out about site costs etc, simply contact Treborky with a PM. ;)
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Re: Site.

Postby Toss » Thu Feb 09, 2017 11:55 pm

Sinead wrote:Toss:

I don't take too kindly to political correctness - what colour am I supposed to call black shoes or black hair or black paint.
I also have a Golliwog in my home.

Do you think the Gardai will be after me - do I care.

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:lol: :lol: thats as it should be ..... the world has gome PC mad, which is more what I was getting at...

Maybe Im missing something, but I cant see anything wrong with what Steve Martin said about Carrie Fisher

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4071826/Steve-Martin-shamed-deleting-Carrie-Fisher-tribute-tweet-critics-called-sexist.html

Crazy.


Strum ..... the cheque is in the post (or paypal :roll: ) and its worth every cent for the craic on here.
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Re: Site.

Postby Sinead » Fri Feb 10, 2017 10:25 am

There are some who just don't have enough real life to occupy themselves.
I can see nothing wrong with what Steve Martin wrote, in fact I think it was
a great tribute to here in just a short sentence. There is nought as strange
as folks. Wonder what they would have done had he said she was a 'dimwit'.

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Re: Site.

Postby Rocker » Fri Feb 10, 2017 8:06 pm

Well haven't some people got little to moan about. Most Hollywood stars are killing to be recognised as "beautiful". I must say when I meet anyone I am attracted to their looks then as I get to know them their personality, intelligence, wit etc come into focus.

Am I shallow or what?? :lol: :lol:
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Re: Site.

Postby grammer » Fri Feb 10, 2017 9:35 pm

Know what you mean gang
Marilyn Monroe was a great actress -her added bonus was that she was good looking :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Site.

Postby Rocker » Sat Feb 11, 2017 12:51 am

grammer wrote:Know what you mean gang
Marilyn Monroe was a great actress -her added bonus was that she was good looking :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:



No, her added bonus is she could sing :lol:
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Re: Site.

Postby keeper » Sun Feb 12, 2017 11:46 pm

Yes, and she knew the Mr President as well, all joking aside I believe she had a sad life, used and abused by not so nice men.
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Re: Site.

Postby Sinead » Mon Feb 13, 2017 11:00 am

Yes Keeper, I would agree with you, she did make some very bad choices and
there were lots of people ready and willing to take advantage of her.

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Re: Site.

Postby Rocker » Mon Feb 13, 2017 1:47 pm

Meant to say ...that is a great picture of Monkstown Hospital. It is very dim in my memory though we always went there and my Ma was in there for a year near death's door but surgeon Lane saved her...Gosh that was over 60 years ago!! seems like yesterday.Dr Lane was a genius and one sound man. Everyone loved him.




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Re: Site.

Postby Micheál » Mon Feb 13, 2017 8:51 pm

I meant to comment too. The minute I saw that picture, I got a distinct whiff of disinfectant.

Great find.

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Re: Site.

Postby Jemser » Tue Feb 14, 2017 12:49 am

Rocker, Dr David Lane only died in late 2015, he was an accomplished musician and played the oboe. He was also a keen sailor, poet, gardener and photographer and very well regarded by his peers.
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Re: Site.

Postby Sinead » Sat Feb 18, 2017 11:02 pm

Strum:

The Portal picture is fantastic, the park as I remember it from childhood, when we never touched the flowers for fear of the Park Ranger, Mr. Kelly.

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Re: Site.

Postby Denis Cromie » Sun Feb 19, 2017 9:34 pm

I agree fantastic picture of The Peoples' Park. Many an enjoyable time I had down there and even among us ruffians we always respected it and it was great to see the seasons reflected in the flower displays. wuu wuu
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Re: Site.

Postby Rocker » Mon Feb 20, 2017 1:54 am

Denis Cromie wrote:I agree fantastic picture of The Peoples' Park. Many an enjoyable time I had down there and even among us ruffians we always respected it and it was great to see the seasons reflected in the flower displays. wuu wuu


I wonder was that because we didn't have such gorgeous displays of trees, shrubs and flowers in our own homes and really appreciated these public spaces where we got a glimpse of "another life"? We used to stand and watch the gardners at work in Blackrock Park and ask the names of the plants etc. They always had time to share their knowledge. It was a much simpler life but we would never have dreamed of tampering with any displays.

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Re: Site.

Postby keeper » Tue Feb 21, 2017 9:36 pm

Been trying to post birthday wishes to Skins and Jaytee but keep getting "SQL ERROR" under " GENERAL ERROR "
What's it all about ??
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Re: Site.

Postby Rocker » Sun Mar 12, 2017 6:49 am

Strum, those small canvas are gorgeous. Well done. thumbright thumbright
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Re: Site.

Postby grammer » Sun Mar 12, 2017 11:55 am

I agree with you rocker -bit of class
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Re: Site.

Postby skins » Sun Mar 12, 2017 12:21 pm

Nice one......Strum's Pictorial Weekly!
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Re: Site.

Postby Micheál » Sun Mar 12, 2017 6:25 pm

Best Portal pic ever!! wuu
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Re: Site.

Postby Denis Cromie » Sun Mar 12, 2017 9:59 pm

Got all the good one's there Strum,brilliant.
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Re: Site.

Postby Toss » Mon Mar 13, 2017 11:52 am

great work Strum ...... its deserves higher recognition, it would look great on prominent display somewhere in the town.
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Re: Site.

Postby Sinead » Mon Mar 13, 2017 8:41 pm

Fantastic Portal Strum, very nostalgic.

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Re: Site.

Postby Jemser » Tue Mar 14, 2017 12:23 am

Great work Strum, perhaps a place for it in our new Library. wuu
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Re: Site.

Postby Strum » Wed Mar 15, 2017 2:24 pm

Thanks a lot folks, it took a while to get that far. I'll be mounting them all on this painted 5ft board with cut-out railing spikes, and yes I'd love to see it somewhere prominent but got to finish it first. Keep you posted. Cheers. ;)



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Re: Site.

Postby Rocker » Tue Apr 25, 2017 12:03 am

Love that black and white shot of the Knox Hall on the Portal. Would you believe I was never inside it !We always felt you had to be CofI to use it but, now that there is very little religion around I'm sure that no longer pertains.
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