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    It's interesting to see how many things people...

    It's interesting to see how many things people list as influences that didn't even exist yet when I was growing up.

    Back when I was discovering Usenet, I looked through a list of FAQs from various...
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    I already use Calibre as a reader sometimes,...

    I note that Calibre explicitly supports markdown input.

    I already use Calibre as a reader sometimes, though I hadn't played around with its capabilities as an editor. Good to know it can read...
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    I was reminded this morning that one format to...

    I was reminded this morning that one format to consider as the "universal format for downloading" is .epub. First off, I haven't worked with the format that much and may not be totally up to speed...
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    [SITE] I was prepared to accept that one of the...

    I was prepared to accept that one of the limitations of .doc, .docx and .rtf files was that they would have to be downloaded and viewed offline (a capability I would want anyway for longer than...
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    My biggest complaint about .pdf is that it's best...

    My biggest complaint about .pdf is that it's best used for documents where preserving the exact page layout is desired. One of the most desirable features of any prose file reader or e-reader is the...
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    My download reply was with regard to .pdf...

    My download reply was with regard to .pdf submissions. Markdown submissions appear on the site as .txt files. Were you suggesting a capability to download .txt files with markdown as .pdf files? ...
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    Downloading .pdf files is easily done already. ...

    Downloading .pdf files is easily done already. When you have the submission page open, just right click on the Download button at the end of the selection and select Save Link As...
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    [SITE] I concur with Sylvan. Support for additional...

    I concur with Sylvan. Support for additional literary submission types is by far my most wanted feature for Weasyl.
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    Markdown and reading offline

    If a literary submission has been formatted using markdown, is there a good way to download it for reading offline and have it rendered properly when I do? For the sake of argument, assume the...
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    The problem I have with markdown formatting...

    The problem I have with markdown formatting (which also applies to BBcode) is that it only works if you're viewing a story or document online. If I want to download a file and read it at my leisure,...
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    I can confirm that there are people who think...

    I looked over it myself, and I wouldn't put anything adult on Google unless I had a lawyer saying that your analysis of it is correct. My own hunch is that furry = animal from their perspective.
    I...
  12. Thread: PDF Support?

    by mwalimu
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    [SITE] I hadn't been to Weasyl in a while, but since FA...

    I hadn't been to Weasyl in a while, but since FA is down I'm here giving it another look over to see what changes or improvements have been made. Being a writer rather than an artist, my biggest...
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    This is another feature I've wished were...

    This is another feature I've wished were available on FA. At times I've seen something I know a particular friend would like and wished I had a way to recommend it to them. 'Twould be handy to have...
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    Here's another thought in a similar vein: If...

    Here's another thought in a similar vein: If someone creates an impersonator account and gets banned, the account should be renamed in order to allow the real person the account was attempting to...
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    Excellent. You guys rock!

    Excellent. You guys rock!
  16. Are you talking about using the same exact copy...

    Are you talking about using the same exact copy you've uploaded in your gallery as your avatar image, and specifying where to crop when using as an avatar? If there are sites that provide that...
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    Nuking submissions question

    While pondering the uses of the remove all notifications button, I was wondering what would happen in the following scenario:

    1:00 - I display my submission notifications
    1:01 - Someone I watch...
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    I concur with this, or something similar to it. ...

    I concur with this, or something similar to it. A few days ago I posted a suggestion to have a content level variable stored in a browser cookie or similar, something that resides on the user's...
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    [Suggestion] Submission notifications

    A feature that was oft-desired but never implemented on FA - would it be possible to offer different ways to organize the display of submission notifications? I haven't received enough of them yet...
  20. I was quite heavily into The Lion King fandom for...

    I was quite heavily into The Lion King fandom for about three years in the 1990s, enough to have an appreciation for how much it's possible to get wrapped up in a fandom. Interestingly enough, that...
  21. Thread: Last.fm Thread

    by mwalimu
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    The limitations on song skipping, number of...

    I tried Last.FM and while I love the ability to skip to my hearts content, the song censorship was too much. Is there a way to turn it off or do I just never use my Last.FM again.
    The limitations on...
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    Congratulations, that's awesome! What's the...

    Congratulations, that's awesome!

    What's the story about? Can you give us a brief teaser? Does it have any furry content?
  23. Thread: Booze Thread!

    by mwalimu
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    I'm a beer enthusiast and a homebrewer. I love...

    I'm a beer enthusiast and a homebrewer. I love sampling micro/raft/import beers in a wide variety of styles. Don't care for most of the stuff from the major brewers (it reminds me of water, or...
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    [FORUM] Wow, that was fast. Thanks! If you'd like to...

    Wow, that was fast. Thanks!

    If you'd like to consider seeding it by moving a few existing threads from other forums, the following appear to be good candidates:...
  25. Thread: Last.fm Thread

    by mwalimu
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    I'm there. I mostly just use the account to...

    I'm there. I mostly just use the account to track my listening from home. http://www.last.fm/user/mwalimu
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