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      Orphan Attachments   07/31/2018

      I have been doing some housekeeping lately and I've noticed that I had a lot of orphaned attachments. Attachments get orphaned when the PM or post is deleted without removing the attachment first. Deleting a PM or post does not delete the attachment and the file or image remain on the server. I'd like to ask all members to go through their attachments and delete any attachments you don't need anymore or those that have been orphaned. Where can I get a list of my attachments? Click on your display name in the upper right corner of the forums and pick "My Attachments" from the drop-down list. How can I tell an attachment is orphaned? If the PM has been deleted, you'll see a message like this in your attachment list: Unfortunately there is no message if the post has been deleted, so please check your old posts. We do purge old birthday threads every once in a while. Also some hosted projects have been shut down, so you may have orphaned attachments on one of those locations. Thanks!


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Everything posted by Schtearn

  1. Random Stuffz

    What a wabbajock. My idea of space travel:
  2. Jeremy Soule Rape Accusations

    The court of public opinion is at best a fickle thing. If the author of this post were ever bestowed such a role of libelant (so help me Talos) I would have abnegated all claims on dear Jeremy if he had ever made stuff like this. As it is, all such claims are hurtful and cruel, and it should be in the statutes that such claims should never be publicised until they have been dealt with in court.
  3. Search for volunteer

    Combining mods can be done with TesEdit, never done it myself so no experience there. There's good info on it here, also this thread: Changing stats is straightforward, Hana has a wealth of texture guides over at AFK mods. We can certainly help with specific questions.
  4. Random Stuffz

    It was a bit mystifying in Man and Amoeba when untangling the precise reason for Newton Jennings to revise his theory to accommodate for a more sentient life form on Mars. Martin suggests it was all tied in to the Pauli Exclusion Principle. In the grand order and scale of things, we are little more than fermions- and it's possible many of their characteristics commute through the chain of life, as far as that goes, in the knowledge the writers of the show blithely grabbed any old random scientific theory just to keep us on our toes. It's mentioned at he following point: There's also this interesting article with the following quote:
  5. "Bad" Movie Suggestions

    Who watches free to air these days? Epic Movie mentioned back here seriously wanted a script rehash and remolding of ideas. Casting wasn't so much of a problem as the roles were not well typed nor delineated. Still, the actual production was passable and there were a couple of laughs on tap. The Rotten Tomatoes 2% was awarded by folks who probably expected something better. I always try to keep an open mind.
  6. Star Trek - Discussion

    A good writer transcends gender- if one is able to infer gender readily from the content alone, switch to another channel.
  7. What are you listening to right now?

    For vintage vampyreans:
  8. Random Stuffz

    Well, it came across as not being complete drudgery for the director and crew. Novelty these days, as we well know, wears thin in a sitting- this movie is worth at least a look, a second viewing is for action fans only.
  9. Random Stuffz

    Another way of putting it: A hybrid Sword & Sorcery styled "reboot" of the Dracula franchise with the emphasis not so much on fangs & milky white necks but wham bam super undead prowess.
  10. Star Trek - Discussion

    Kathryn Janeway ticked all the boxes, but was she too perfect to be believable? (Harping back again to Servillan who was a lot more mongrel- but infinitely more entertaining)
  11. Star Trek - Discussion

    First time here for "Bridge Bunny" Thanks.
  12. Random Stuffz

    They mashed & ballzed up a lot of the content for sure,- for a heroic/action movie, it's not for the overly discerning customer. They could have thrown in Frankenstein's monster or the Incredible Hulk or even Rin Tin Tin, as long as they did not disrupt the pace of the movie or upset the development of its internal plot line. However, thankfully, Hammer and others kept close to Stoker's Dracula and the likes of Le Fanu's Carmilla.
  13. The Beaverton

    Cool! Personally have a weakness for this kind of stuff: https://www.thebeaverton.com/2019/04/woman-dressed-like-its-5c-and-man-dressed-like-its-40c-meet-for-lunch/
  14. Random Stuffz

    Initial impression of Dracula Untold was about 7/10- somewhat more than the general reaction. A problem with the movie was the opening intro (or lack of it). along with monotones in the rhythm and sameness of the sound effects. Doesn't work with formulaic content. The music was good, however. And the sets, camera work & flow of the story. Didn't see anything glaringly wrong with the mythos, a new light on the traditional representations. Nothing wrong with the acting or the CGI. In summation, the movie made a positive contribution to the Dracula brand. Perhaps time will be kinder than the critics.
  15. Random Stuffz

    Watching peacock spider vids can soothe the soul:
  16. Interest Rates

    Very interesting piece on interest rates through the ages, and the current unprecedented trend: https://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/rearvision/how-low-can-they-go-a-history-of-interest-rates./11324394 And they finished up on the note of yee-hah!
  17. Interest Rates

    How low can they go? There is an impetus in many large financial organizations to do away with interest altogether, and just charge for the upkeep & maintenance of accounts. If one wants interest, go with an investment bank or buy bonds. If we become completely cashless, then no more money under the pillow. And retrenched mint workers lining up on the cashless dole queues!
  18. Steam - Discussion

    Is it possible to verify the game installation through Steam? It isn't long before Windows 7 becomes legacy. Can you launch the game from Explorer? In any case, a chkdsk wouldn't be a bad idea.
  19. Infinite Monkey Playground and Software Thread

    Just got to bookmark this thread: http://www.dhpoware.com/demos/index.html The demos are a bit minimal, but very well documented, and a must for anyone wanting to do another version of OBGE and the like.
  20. Getting Dr Sulphur to run on modern Windows

    As Malice cannot access her account for some reason, she PM'd a download link for Dr Sulphur in response to a request. Here it is: https://file.io/LXeMKe It's safe.
  21. What are you listening to right now?

    It's like pleasantly revolving around the nucleus of some kind of time warp. It's likely that, as age increases, the faster we spin! Will it be a bumpy ride?
  22. What are you listening to right now?

    Poster account removed for previous vid- enjoy the replacement: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ifSVPt9vBdM
  23. Dark Creations is Shutting Down?

    Interesting. Snapshots were made as early as Dec 2011. Unfortunately, site navigation is an issue. And yes, we are assimilated!