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#1 pogen

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Posted 09 February 2014 - 05:50 AM

OK, when they did the big Forum downgrade, when you click on a pic, whether it is a hotlink or attached image, you get this stupid Lightbox thing rather than a new tab opening with the actual pic.   And you cannot right-click and save, or really do anything with it.

 

Is there a way to defeat this?   Could the admin turn this feature off, to go back to the old style?

 

Does anyone else hate this as much as I do?



#2 R Booth

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Posted 10 February 2014 - 02:06 AM

OK, when they did the big Forum downgrade, when you click on a pic, whether it is a hotlink or attached image, you get this stupid Lightbox thing rather than a new tab opening with the actual pic.   And you cannot right-click and save, or really do anything with it.

 

Is there a way to defeat this?   Could the admin turn this feature off, to go back to the old style?

 

Does anyone else hate this as much as I do?

 

 

Yup. Then add in the wetf  it isstupid 'You may not post this type of image extension' frickin thingy (that are now found on about half of the news sights I try to C & P the story from)....and I end now having to save their image, toss into my computer, move it over to P/Bucket then post 'em that way. Big pain in the ass.

 

Which brings me to my next question---why the fuk do people always feel the need to fix something that ain't f'ng broke?....



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Posted 10 February 2014 - 06:04 AM

just do a middle click and .................



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Posted 10 February 2014 - 08:04 AM

Does SA even have  an admin anymore? 



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Posted 10 February 2014 - 02:25 PM

Does SA even have  an admin anymore? 

 

 

I think it's that homeless guy in P/A that was just taught how to code.......



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Posted 11 February 2014 - 04:27 AM

ha!



#7 Dawg Gonit

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Posted 21 February 2014 - 12:30 AM

Does SA even have  an admin anymore? 

$1000.00/month minimum and I'll play.



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Posted 21 February 2014 - 12:55 AM

If you click the save icon, it will open the image in a new tab where you can right-click it and save it.



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Posted 23 February 2014 - 04:02 AM

but the whole process starts with that fucking light box, which we don't want!






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