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by Plainplane
Sun Aug 20, 2017 8:14 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Aviation Effects from the August 21 Solar Eclipse
Replies: 30
Views: 3402

Monday's Full Solar Eclipse, Impact on Aviation?

I didn't see any threads posted on this topic so please forgive me if this is a duplicate.

With the total solar eclipse that will be taking place on Monday, what types of impacts might this have on the aviation industry? Would this event potentially pose a risk to pilots?

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by Plainplane
Tue May 23, 2017 3:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomson 787 Returns to SFB After Numerous Pax & Crew Fall Ill
Replies: 1
Views: 1438

Thomson 787 Returns to SFB After Numerous Pax & Crew Fall Ill

This incident happened yesterday with one of Thomson's 787s, flight 375 to BRS returned back to SFB after a couple dozen passengers and two cabin crew members fell ill soon after takeoff. News articles: http://avherald.com/h?article=4a954b11 http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/breaking-news/os-orlan...

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by Plainplane
Tue Feb 28, 2017 6:29 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Announcement: Airliners.net has been acquired by VerticalScope
Replies: 417
Views: 215871

Re: Annoucement: Airliners.net has been aquired by VerticalScope

Are any of the current development team moving over to the new company with the transition? A big issue which happened quite often under Demand Media aka Leaf Group would be that one small change or feature addition would break the whole site.

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by Plainplane
Sat Feb 18, 2017 4:51 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion
Replies: 2520
Views: 178059

Re: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion

5) In the Top 5 section on the front page, it would seem more useful to show for example location and photo date below each photo (or aircraft and airline) instead of the photographer's name and country. I would think that's the kind of information most people would be looking for (I could be wrong...

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by Plainplane
Thu Dec 29, 2016 5:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant SFB Operations Meltdown Due To Fog?
Replies: 3
Views: 808

Allegiant SFB Operations Meltdown Due To Fog?

Apparently G4's operations are a big mess right now because they were unable to land their planes at SFB during a foggy evening on Tuesday. http://www.wftv.com/news/local/passengers-stranded-after-allegiant-air-cancels-12-flights-/479424817 My question is, what would leave them unprepared or incapab...

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by Plainplane
Mon Nov 21, 2016 3:57 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Announcing Our New Creative Queue
Replies: 41
Views: 3235

Re: Announcing Our New Creative Queue

Question, I had a couple of more creative styled images which I previously attempted submitting years ago which were rejected solely for motive, would it be okay to try submitting them again with this new queue?

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by Plainplane
Wed Nov 02, 2016 3:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: National Airlines 757 impounded in YYT
Replies: 20
Views: 7522

Re: National Airlines 757 impounded in YYT

Observed now their website has absolutely no mention of passenger services, flight schedules, destination maps, and their booking module is gone. Are they going to operate their remaining scheduled flights?

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by Plainplane
Mon Oct 31, 2016 6:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: National Airlines 757 impounded in YYT
Replies: 20
Views: 7522

Re: National Airlines 757 impounded in YYT

Looks like the late December Friday SFB-YYT-SFB flights are the only ones remaining on their schedule according to their website? They have no other destinations or flights listed. Before they had five other destinations including Las Vegas and San Juan. What's going on with them, are they just kill...

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by Plainplane
Sat Aug 27, 2016 11:00 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion
Replies: 2520
Views: 178059

Re: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion

I liked the revised homepage design with all of the photos side by side like in the pre-upgrade layout, this latest revision is still broken.

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by Plainplane
Wed Aug 10, 2016 1:47 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion
Replies: 2520
Views: 178059

Re: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion

Definitely like the latest redesign a lot more. I noticed today that the old formatted URLs to pictures are redirecting to the Airliners.net homepage instead of going to the actual images however.

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by Plainplane
Wed Jun 15, 2016 4:12 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion
Replies: 2520
Views: 178059

Re: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion

While I am glad about the efforts to modernize the site, as a photographer I am GREATLY distressed by the disappearance of the copyright bars from all of my shots. I need these restored NOW . Hi there, The copyright banner will be returned to images, the developers are working on the issue now, tha...

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by Plainplane
Wed Jun 15, 2016 3:41 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion
Replies: 2520
Views: 178059

Re: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion

A couple other items of note... The photo index page and some other portions of the upload page have generic lorem ipsum filler text. Also the new homepage layout takes away the incentive of users to actually click on the front page photos and resultantly the hits they are receiving is substantially...

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by Plainplane
Wed Jun 15, 2016 3:23 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion
Replies: 2520
Views: 178059

Re: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion

While I am glad about the efforts to modernize the site, as a photographer I am GREATLY distressed by the disappearance of the copyright bars from all of my shots. I need these restored NOW.

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by Plainplane
Thu May 19, 2016 8:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Egypt Air 804 Paris-Cairo Missing
Replies: 1187
Views: 71048

RE: Egypt Air 804 Paris-Cairo Missing Part 2

Official statement from Airbus on their FaceBook page now: <i>Airbus regrets to confirm the loss of an Egyptair A320, flight ‪#‎MS804‬. Our concerns go to all those affected. Statement #1: Airbus regrets to confirm that an A320 operated by Egyptair was lost at around 02:30 am (Egypt local time) toda...

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by Plainplane
Wed May 18, 2016 6:08 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Photo Theft Solution
Replies: 23
Views: 4251

RE: Photo Theft Solution

Tim thank you so much for finding this tool... from it I learned that my photos have been stolen by flight academies, charter operators, aircraft paint and maintenance companies, a simulator hardware manufacturer, and even one small airline. I was shocked as I was totally unaware this was happening ...

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by Plainplane
Mon Apr 04, 2016 4:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Mayday: Asiana Airlines Flight 214
Replies: 20
Views: 21541

RE: New Mayday: Asiana Airlines Flight 214

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/LAX772LR" class="quote" target="_blank">LAX772LR</a> (<a href="#9" class="quote">Reply 9</a>):<br/><i>There were times (the episodes featuring A...

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by Plainplane
Mon Apr 04, 2016 4:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: G4 Retires Troublesome MD-80
Replies: 27
Views: 16184

RE: G4 Retires Troublesome MD-80

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/NWAROOSTER" class="quote" target="_blank">NWAROOSTER</a> (<a href="#18" class="quote">Reply 18</a>):<br/><i>Maybe Allegiant is also leasing engi...

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by Plainplane
Thu Jan 21, 2016 5:06 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Windows 10 And Photo Appearance
Replies: 1
Views: 4506

Windows 10 And Photo Appearance

I noticed that after upgrading my computer from Windows 7 to Windows 10, some of my photos are displaying on my screen with noticeably less contrast. I use Photoshop CS4. Anyone else notice anything like this, and any recommendations on correcting it?

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by Plainplane
Tue Aug 04, 2015 8:14 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Video Adverts
Replies: 19
Views: 670

RE: Video Adverts

Every thread, every search, every photo, these video ads are out of control. Even on my own photos, the advertisements are COVERING THE PICTURES and for this reason I have completely stopped uploading and will not resume until this is stopped. We need an official response to this thread. EDIT: Also ...

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by Plainplane
Thu Apr 09, 2015 4:39 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Pop Up Advert In CA Forum
Replies: 25
Views: 642

RE: Pop Up Advert In CA Forum

Last time there was an issue with ads overlapping photos or ads producing stupid noises a couple years ago, I seem to recall a promise being made that this wouldn't be allowed to happen again. This is now even way worse then back then and coupled with these humongous ads appearing in the forums, som...

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by Plainplane
Thu Mar 26, 2015 4:02 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: R.I.P. Maik Korolczuk
Replies: 20
Views: 6021

RE: R.I.P. Maik Korolczuk

Very saddening news indeed  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/frown.gif" width="15" height="15" border="0"/> These shots of his are some of my favorites: <br/><table align="center" border="0" width="500"><tr><td><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="...

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by Plainplane
Thu Feb 05, 2015 8:03 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Report The Bugs Here (Part 8)
Replies: 511
Views: 15550

RE: Report The Bugs Here (Part 8)

Even though there are more important bugs to fix right now, I might as well mention that the Flash photo widget on members' profile pages has been broken again for a few months now.

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by Plainplane
Wed Nov 19, 2014 4:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nov.19 - JetBlue Announcement
Replies: 104
Views: 20869

RE: Nov.19 - JetBlue Announcement

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/B747forever" class="quote" target="_blank">B747forever</a> (<a href="#47" class="quote">Reply 47</a>):<br/><i>So it seems they will charge for t...

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by Plainplane
Tue Nov 11, 2014 4:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Disney TFRs Face New Scrutiny
Replies: 36
Views: 10088

RE: Disney TFRs Face New Scrutiny

What about the extravagant fireworks shows they have a lot, without the TFR might fireworks potentially impact with a flying aircraft?

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by Plainplane
Tue Sep 30, 2014 3:31 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Report The Bugs Here (Part 8)
Replies: 511
Views: 15550

RE: Report The Bugs Here (Part 8)

LPDAL, those advertisements are not being generated by the site, your computer has a virus. In addition to being an aviation photographer I am also a computer technician.

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by Plainplane
Tue Sep 23, 2014 10:29 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Report The Bugs Here (Part 8)
Replies: 511
Views: 15550

RE: Report The Bugs Here (Part 8)

Since Demand Media doesn't want to respond to us directly on the forum... hope they will respond here:
https://twitter.com/AndreKlass/status/514541487510781952

[Edited 2014-09-23 15:39:50]

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by Plainplane
Thu Sep 11, 2014 2:48 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Report The Bugs Here (Part 7)
Replies: 274
Views: 6721

RE: Report The Bugs Here (Part 7)

Regardless of membership level, the blue underline text and popups are wholly unacceptable to be appearing to any site visitors on photo searches and photo content pages, especially on the front page of this website. I have always been A.net exclusive with my content, for years. For the first time I...

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by Plainplane
Wed Sep 03, 2014 7:22 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Screening Delay
Replies: 199
Views: 9897

RE: Screening Delay

Looks like everything worked ok with the reupload, the shot is live now!  

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by Plainplane
Tue Sep 02, 2014 9:37 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Screening Delay
Replies: 199
Views: 9897

RE: Screening Delay

Hi Pete, I have reuploaded it to the queue now, upload #5230959.

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by Plainplane
Tue Sep 02, 2014 9:07 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Screening Delay
Replies: 199
Views: 9897

RE: Screening Delay

Looks like mine went into the void just like Alexey's... I got an acceptance email about an hour ago and the counter went up in the photog corner, but I didn't get the upload confirmation email and the image has not appeared. Should I try reuploading it or just wait to see if it shows up?<br><br>[Ed...

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by Plainplane
Tue Sep 02, 2014 5:12 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Screening Delay
Replies: 199
Views: 9897

RE: Screening Delay

I, Andre Klass, will also volunteer. I will sporadically add individual shots to the queue as time permits me. Current list: Manny Gonzalez - Thrust Images Len Schwartz Stephen Duquemin Thiago Trevisan Amrit Kannan John Padgett Chris Gimmillaro Craig L Baldwin Ryan Coulter Mohit S. Purswani Kas van ...

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by Plainplane
Tue Sep 02, 2014 4:56 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Report The Bugs Here (Part 7)
Replies: 274
Views: 6721

RE: Report The Bugs Here (Part 7)

The database seems to be having issues... loading photo searches a bunch of pictures don't load the thumbnails and sometimes does not load the photo. Phil if you could emphasize the fact that most of these recent bugs started only when they added the popup/pop-under advertising I think they are what...

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by Plainplane
Tue Aug 26, 2014 4:17 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Report The Bugs Here (Part 7)
Replies: 274
Views: 6721

RE: Report The Bugs Here (Part 7)

While I do understand the value of ad revenue to keep websites afloat and cover operational costs, the popups I am getting by clicking links on the front page, the menus, or one of my own photos, is totally unacceptable and out of control.

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by Plainplane
Fri Jun 20, 2014 6:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin To Implement "google-glass" Technology
Replies: 9
Views: 2994

RE: Virgin To Implement "google-glass" Technology

I think a secondary purpose that Glass could potentially serve would be to give the crew the ability of recording incidents/altercations on the aircraft as they happen.

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by Plainplane
Tue Jun 10, 2014 2:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DAB Plane Crash
Replies: 18
Views: 15497

RE: DAB Plane Crash

Local news is reporting two fatalities in both crashes.  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/frown.gif" width="15" height="15" border="0"/><a href="http://mynews13.com/content/news/cfnews13/news/article.html/content/news/articles/cfn/2014/6/10/daytona_beach_p...

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by Plainplane
Wed May 21, 2014 10:13 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Report The Bugs Here (Part 6)
Replies: 299
Views: 7518

RE: Report The Bugs Here (Part 6)

Another item... photos in the rejected section are disappearing just a couple weeks after screening, where the description for that section says they would be removed after a couple months. So I don't have the info now from that as I did not get the email.

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by Plainplane
Thu May 15, 2014 2:30 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Report The Bugs Here (Part 6)
Replies: 299
Views: 7518

RE: Report The Bugs Here (Part 6)

The profile photo widgets aren't working at all and just appear as white boxes. This started during the last hiccup with the site a few days ago.

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by Plainplane
Wed Apr 02, 2014 6:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA New Website Design
Replies: 25
Views: 9032

RE: UA New Website Design

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/RDH3E" class="quote" target="_blank">RDH3E</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i> Go to page 8 of United's last investor day upda...

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by Plainplane
Wed Mar 19, 2014 6:14 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Report The Bugs Here (Part 6)
Replies: 299
Views: 7518

RE: Report The Bugs Here (Part 6)

Also in the widget, the thumbnails are no longer working.

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by Plainplane
Mon Mar 17, 2014 6:15 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Boeing Test Flights, What Is The Extra Console For
Replies: 7
Views: 4038

Boeing Test Flights, What Is The Extra Console For

I noticed in-person and in several pictures of Boeing aircraft on test flights, an additional console mounted above the autopilot controls: <br/><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/photo/Boeing-747-8KZF-SCD/2410119/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a hr...

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by Plainplane
Sun Mar 16, 2014 2:16 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: My 2000th Pic In The Database!
Replies: 3
Views: 2713

RE: My 2000th Pic In The Database!

Congrats Johan, message me if you're ever in Central Florida!

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by Plainplane
Sun Mar 16, 2014 3:42 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Report The Bugs Here (Part 6)
Replies: 299
Views: 7518

RE: Report The Bugs Here (Part 6)

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/aal151heavy" class="quote" target="_blank">aal151heavy</a> (<a href="#114" class="quote">Reply 114</a>):<br/><i>Hi Paul, Happy to see thumbs are...

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by Plainplane
Sat Mar 15, 2014 9:56 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Default Image Showing On Many Shots In DB
Replies: 64
Views: 5513

RE: Default Image Showing On Many Shots In DB

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/kann123air" class="quote" target="_blank">kann123air</a> (<a href="#41" class="quote">Reply 41</a>):<br/><i>Not only has it started again, but l...

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by Plainplane
Sat Mar 15, 2014 9:53 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Priority Screening For MH 777s?
Replies: 13
Views: 3694

RE: Priority Screening For MH 777s?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/alevik" class="quote" target="_blank">alevik</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i>Absolutely, positively not. We had one reque...

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by Plainplane
Sat Mar 15, 2014 12:08 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Priority Screening For MH 777s?
Replies: 13
Views: 3694

RE: Priority Screening For MH 777s?

Actually I noticed a few others even before the site issue that apparently some MH 777 shots have been priority added after the accident.

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by Plainplane
Sat Mar 15, 2014 12:06 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Default Image Showing On Many Shots In DB
Replies: 64
Views: 5513

RE: Default Image Showing On Many Shots In DB

Hi Paul,
How do the new servers benefit the site, do they have more storage space, processing power, able to handle more traffic? It would make for a good positive announcement as to the details.

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by Plainplane
Fri Mar 14, 2014 1:55 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Default Image Showing On Many Shots In DB
Replies: 64
Views: 5513

RE: Default Image Showing On Many Shots In DB

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Psych" class="quote" target="_blank">Psych</a> (<a href="#25" class="quote">Reply 25</a>):<br/><i>P.S. All my queued photos have now reappeared,...

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by Plainplane
Thu Mar 13, 2014 10:42 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Default Image Showing On Many Shots In DB
Replies: 64
Views: 5513

RE: Default Image Showing On Many Shots In DB

They said screening would be suspended however in the past few hours I've noticed several new shots being accepted which seem to be loading okay.

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by Plainplane
Thu Mar 13, 2014 5:24 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Default Image Showing On Many Shots In DB
Replies: 64
Views: 5513

RE: Default Image Showing On Many Shots In DB

Hi Paul, I've noticed that images in the queue seem to be affected as well. Do you believe this will be resolved also when the reindexing is complete?

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