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Dadoo

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2185 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: question

Thanks and kudos for the new posting rules.

Some of the guys and gals here might not know of a run-in we had here awhile back when one of the members went about bashing just about everything and everybody. Martin eventually “whacked” the forum post as it had generated countless replies of general disgust for this individual, it was getting worse as the days went by and the end to it was nowhere in sight. The thing to do was to report him to Martin as the new posting rules state.

I would like some clarification on this rule though: You are responsible for following the copyright rules. Don’t post photos/content by others without consent/credit given.

There have been many questions regarding processes that were quickly answered with a photo link to the makers project. IE: This link http://lumberjocks.com/topics/3060#reply-32507 where a couple of us referred the writer to anothers project for quick answers. I really don’t see any problem with that…but then again, I don’t wanna get “whacked”! LOL!

-- Bob Vila would be so proud of you!


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Martin Sojka

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#1 posted 2185 days ago

Yes.. I added the posting rules yesterday ;)

Project widgets used in the thread you linked are okay because they:

  1. link back to the original post
  2. contain author name (credit)

This rule is mostly related to posting content/photos from other sites across the Web.

-- Martin, http://lumberjocks.com | My Facebook: http://profile.to/msojka

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Scott Bryan

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#2 posted 2185 days ago

Martin,

I finally noticed a new addition for once. (It is kind of hard to miss this one).

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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grovemadman

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#3 posted 2185 days ago

Hey Dadoo,
I have a red thingy about posting next to my picture. Does that mean I have a strike. I read the new posting rules when I clicked on it but it doesn’t go away here’s what it looks like + View the posting rules
Man, I don’t wanna get wacked!!!!!!!! I’d rather have a dozen purpleheart splinters…

-- --Chuck

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Bob #2

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#4 posted 2185 days ago

Yes Chuck ,that means you have been a very bad boy.

Send me all your tools and all is forgiven.

Bob

-- A mind, like a home, is furnished by its owner

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Chris

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#5 posted 2185 days ago

I modified all of my tool reviews that included pictures from the manufactures website to include credit as such.

see…. I can be taught!

-- "Everything that is great and inspiring is created by the individual who labors in freedom" -- Albert Einstein

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sandhill

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#6 posted 2185 days ago

“This rule is mostly related to posting content/photos from other sites across the Web.”
But its ok to post a link to another site rather than cut and paist quoted text – right. EX: Any one looking for WORMY CHESTNUT 4/4 (APPROX. 1000 B/F) http://www.irsauctions.com/popups/bidders_paddle.asp?lot=88894&auction=J9PF98LJORSO99P0JZ3EWKO3PPQKLE&id=11087

-- Bob Egbert AKA Sandhill http://www.sandhillwoodworks.com/

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againstthegrain

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#7 posted 2185 days ago

I didn’t even know there were rules LOL. Martin, I’ll try to behave :)

-- Anchul - Warrensburg, MO: As a Pastor, I am just trying to get closer to Jesus. He was a woodworker too.

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