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Blog entry by Cricket posted 135 days ago 999 reads 7 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

(1) Go to this video (or any really) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YNoLJy68ZcE

(2) Below the video you will see a tab for sharing. Select that tab.

(3) Once you are on the share tab, then select the embed tab.

(4) The iFrame option they offer does not work so you need to click on use old embed code.

(5) Once you have the old embed code you then simply copy and paste it to the message.


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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 135 days ago

Thank you for figuring this out. It has been a sore point here for quite some time. I am sure it will be utilized.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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#2 posted 135 days ago

Thanks Cricket I’ll give it a try some time.

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Cricket

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#3 posted 135 days ago

I hope to have an easier method in the future, but this will work for now. :-)

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doubleDD

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#4 posted 135 days ago

Glad you did the footwork. Will be useful in the future.

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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#5 posted 135 days ago

Thanks for the info & more importantly, the ability to embed video!!!

It is greatly appreciated.

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procratination a bad thing?

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The Box Whisperer

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#6 posted 135 days ago

This will be a huge asset to the site. Thanks for making this happen.

-- "despite you best efforts and your confidence that your smarter and faster than a saw blade at 10k rpm…. your not …." - Charles Neil

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Holbs

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#7 posted 134 days ago

and this can be the way to post in forum messages.. or only in the video section?
ooo… this is how to share an already existing youtube video into a message.
guess, might be time to make a youtube acct or something.

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Cricket

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#8 posted 134 days ago

Yes, you can do this in a forum message as well! :)

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#9 posted 134 days ago

Thnx Cricket. One o these days, I’ll have to try my luck at a video

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Mark Shymanski

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#10 posted 130 days ago

Is that you singing!?

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Cricket

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#11 posted 130 days ago

I hear that often from people when I post the video. I can’t figure out why.
She is like in her 20s and I am 50 sumfin. LOLOLOLOL

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Mark Shymanski

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#12 posted 130 days ago

Gee you type like you’re in your twenties LOL!

-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2

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Cricket

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#13 posted 130 days ago

How in the heck does someone type like their in their 20s?

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Mark Shymanski

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#14 posted 129 days ago

With verve and zest for life…? I’m on the far side of 50 also so I don’t really remember typing like a twenty year old LOL!

-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2

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#15 posted 123 days ago

Thank you for helping me figure this out!! I just tried to add a video and the html text was showing instead of my video!! You’re a life saver!

-- I don't make mistakes, I make design challenges!

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