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2,000,000 Pictures On A.net  
User currently onlinepowwwiii From United States of America, joined May 2011, 310 posts, RR: 0
Posted (1 year 10 months 2 weeks 3 days 2 hours ago) and read 7163 times:
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Looks like A.net now passed 2,000,000 pictures milestone, unfortunately because of the DB glitch, nobody seems paying attention to that; So which picture is the official 2,000,000th picture? Can that be identified positively now? or the DB is still not stable?

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User currently offlineMaximLezin From Canada, joined Jun 2011, 360 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (1 year 10 months 2 weeks 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 7148 times:

Yea, this is also something I noticed, and others seemed to turn a blind eye. Maybe it will get announced soon.
Cheers!  


User currently offlineg38 From United States of America, joined Oct 2009, 228 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (1 year 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 7097 times:
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I was thinking of posting this same topic just yesterday!! Congrats to all involved in making this possible!!

User currently onlinesovietjet From Bulgaria, joined Mar 2003, 2515 posts, RR: 17
Reply 3, posted (1 year 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 7057 times:
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Looks like this is photo #2,000,000


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Click here for bigger photo!

Photo © Alejandro Torres



User currently offlineyerbol From Kazakhstan, joined Feb 2010, 212 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (1 year 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 6956 times:

Congrats to everybody   
I just told to friend of mine who was asking about registration on A.net that is about 2 000 000 photos from all over the world at the moment and he can be one of us. Lets wait till somebody from screeners will advise who is the man who hitted this point!
Powwwiii, thanks for topic   



With best regards from Almaty
User currently offlineclickhappy From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 9601 posts, RR: 69
Reply 5, posted (1 year 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 9 hours ago) and read 6870 times:
AIRLINERS.NET CREW
PHOTO SCREENER

I think you will find that we are taking a subdued approach to our 2,000,000 photo. The reason; there have been a few FB posts from people who have their images hosted here, but no longer upload, who are waiting for us to make an announcement, at which point they will ask for their photos to be removed, to try and cause us embarrassment.

Can you imagine? In such a small hobby, that some are so narrow-minded that they would pull a selfish stunt like that?


User currently offlineMaximLezin From Canada, joined Jun 2011, 360 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (1 year 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 9 hours ago) and read 6854 times:

Quoting clickhappy (Reply 5):
Can you imagine? In such a small hobby, that some are so narrow-minded that they would pull a selfish stunt like that?

Yea, there are people like that in this world. Not uncommon that there will always be a cruel minority in all types off hobbies.  


User currently offlinecpd From Australia, joined Jun 2008, 4879 posts, RR: 39
Reply 7, posted (1 year 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 2 hours ago) and read 6784 times:

Quoting clickhappy (Reply 5):
who are waiting for us to make an announcement, at which point they will ask for their photos to be removed, to try and cause us embarrassment

That's quite stupid. Maybe I might throw a few images in the queue. It's not much - but maybe it'll make a positive point.


User currently offlinePanAm_DC10 From Australia, joined Aug 2000, 4095 posts, RR: 90
Reply 8, posted (1 year 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 2 hours ago) and read 6773 times:
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It is a great milestone for the site and global aviation community, we should extend our thanks to the crew and contributing photographers who have put so much time and effort into making this happen.

Our thanks to all who have made this possible and full credit where it is due to each and everyone who have shared so much with us on the site and made it what it is today.

Paul



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User currently offlinetopgun3 From Canada, joined Aug 2005, 263 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (1 year 10 months 2 weeks 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 6659 times:

2 mil pictures is definitely significant amount...remember just a couple of years ago we were passing the 1 million mark. My 0.25% contribution seems insignificant  


I'd rather be flying.
User currently offlineFly-K From Germany, joined May 2000, 3140 posts, RR: 52
Reply 10, posted (1 year 10 months 2 weeks 20 hours ago) and read 6482 times:
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Quoting clickhappy (Reply 5):
The reason; there have been a few FB posts from people who have their images hosted here, but no longer upload, who are waiting for us to make an announcement, at which point they will ask for their photos to be removed, to try and cause us embarrassment.

Well just wait a week until you remove them, so that even after their removal, the number of photos remains above 2m.



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User currently offlinemho From United States of America, joined Jun 2006, 209 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (1 year 10 months 2 weeks 17 hours ago) and read 6456 times:
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Quoting clickhappy (Reply 5):
I think you will find that we are taking a subdued approach to our 2,000,000 photo. The reason; there have been a few FB posts from people who have their images hosted here, but no longer upload, who are waiting for us to make an announcement, at which point they will ask for their photos to be removed, to try and cause us embarrassment.

Can you imagine? In such a small hobby, that some are so narrow-minded that they would pull a selfish stunt like that?

That is simply odd behavior. Some folks really need therapy.



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User currently onlinescbriml From United Kingdom, joined Jul 2003, 12026 posts, RR: 47
Reply 12, posted (1 year 10 months 2 weeks 15 hours ago) and read 6430 times:
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Congratulations to a.net and its photographers.   

Quoting clickhappy (Reply 5):
The reason; there have been a few FB posts from people who have their images hosted here, but no longer upload, who are waiting for us to make an announcement, at which point they will ask for their photos to be removed, to try and cause us embarrassment.

Which is sad and pathetic.

Quoting clickhappy (Reply 5):
I think you will find that we are taking a subdued approach to our 2,000,000 photo.

Which is equally sad. Kind of hands them a 'victory', no?

IMHO, we should have made a big fuss and hang the consequences. If a few petty-minded people want to remove their photos, fine. Within a few days we'd be back over two million.

Quoting Fly-K (Reply 10):
Well just wait a week until you remove them, so that even after their removal, the number of photos remains above 2m.

  



Hey AA, the 1960s called. They want their planes back!
User currently offlineA388 From Netherlands Antilles, joined May 2001, 9559 posts, RR: 11
Reply 13, posted (1 year 10 months 2 weeks 10 hours ago) and read 6338 times:

Quoting mho (Reply 11):
That is simply odd behavior. Some folks really need therapy.
Quoting scbriml (Reply 12):
Quoting clickhappy (Reply 5):
The reason; there have been a few FB posts from people who have their images hosted here, but no longer upload, who are waiting for us to make an announcement, at which point they will ask for their photos to be removed, to try and cause us embarrassment.

Which is sad and pathetic.

That is indeed very odd behavior and pathetic. To airliners.net, congratulations on your 2,000,000th photo added!!!   

A388


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