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Forum topic by WayneC posted 09-20-2013 04:45 PM 822 views 0 times favorited 16 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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WayneC

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09-20-2013 04:45 PM

Topic tags/keywords: video spam

I heard the issue is related to spammers using the video capability. Would it be possible to have an approval process that allows members to request the capability to post videos and when approved be able to embed videos?

Video really enhances the site and I would hate to see people who put so much effort into making videos no longer make them available on the site.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov


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#1 posted 09-20-2013 04:49 PM

I agree with you Wayne. Ever since lumberjocks decided to drop the embed capability for video it was kind of disheartening. I still won’t stop posting on lumberjocks but it would be nice if the embed codes would be allowable once again

-- Drew -- "I cut it twice and it's still too short!"- Rock-n H Woodshop - Moore, OK

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#2 posted 09-20-2013 04:59 PM

It really needs to get added back in some how…

Plus, now they’re liars… the “pictures and videos friendly” link above the posting window clearly states “you can directly paste picture or video HTML code from the following sites”. False lol

-- Mos - Twin Cities, MN -- Stanley #45 Evangelist - www.youtube.com/MosquitoMods

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#3 posted 09-20-2013 05:04 PM

Simpler to disable embedding for anyone with less than xx# of posts. Seems like the flow of spammers has decreased significantly so any that get through wouldn’t be able to embed anything until they reached 100 posts or whatever number is deemed appropriate.

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#4 posted 09-20-2013 05:16 PM

+1

-- "The only limits to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today." - FDR

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#5 posted 09-20-2013 06:30 PM

Since the drive-in movie theater closed for the season….
I need the embedded video feature returned to working order!!!

Please,

PLEASE,

PLEASE!!!

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

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#6 posted 09-20-2013 06:32 PM

they closed our drive-in movie theater and put up a walmart :(

-- Mos - Twin Cities, MN -- Stanley #45 Evangelist - www.youtube.com/MosquitoMods

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#7 posted 09-20-2013 07:08 PM

The local drive in used to have a great flea market too. Lots of tools and stuff. Now both are closed and gone.

I need to figure out how to watch Stumpy’s videos on Chromecast.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#8 posted 09-20-2013 07:30 PM

Our drive-in closed in the 90’s then reopened recently. And by “our” I mean the drive-in I used to sneak into as a teenager.

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#9 posted 09-20-2013 07:56 PM

I wanted to stay out of this one, but I do miss watching stumpy and mere mortals straight from Lumberjocks instead of having to click to go to an outside site.

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#10 posted 09-20-2013 07:57 PM

+1 to Wayne’s suggestion, and to Rick’s clarification.

Let’s get our video back, pls!

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive

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#11 posted 09-21-2013 12:23 PM

+1 We need them back.
Smiles,
Mads

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#12 posted 09-21-2013 04:20 PM

I think Rick M.’s idea is a good solution…has anyone shared this link with Martin?

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#13 posted 09-22-2013 12:41 PM

the issue is a temporary thing …. we want the videos. Working on finding the right fix.
Sorry for the inconvenience.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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#14 posted 09-22-2013 03:38 PM

Thanks Debbie.

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#15 posted 09-22-2013 03:39 PM

We want our WTV…. lol

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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