Skip to comments.How can I filter out the giant catholic posts?
Posted on 06/25/2012 2:27:39 AM PDT by Bronco_Buster_FweetHyagh
Can someone please help me figure out how I can block/filter out the catholic posts that have the huge long picture files?
When I browse latest posts or latest articles, there are some of these posts that contain huge long pictures etc that disrupt the flow of scanning titles for interesting reads.
I have nothing against Catholics, just spam.
I agree. The whole browsing section is filled up. Why not just personal mail that stuff? I even PM’d one of the more egregious posters about it, but he didn’t take the hint. Hit abuse enough, I guess maybe something will be looked at.
Maybe you should cut and paste one of the 50swipe-images onto this thread so those who filter the Latest Post page can experience the vertigo-like queasiness that accompanies the swiping. Please try not to double post though. Lol
My suggestion would be to freepmail the posters themselves and ask them nicely please not to do that...It don’t work (MarK O’Malley).
I remember sitting through MiaT threads on dialup. Wow.
Boy Howdy! on a stick! Sometimes I think about writing a filter for Chrome, say any table longer than x with a sufficiency of monochromatic backgrounds that are not white.
Yeah, some of those Catholics are really, really big!
I think everyone has gotten the picture by now Dude. At this point I’m looking for a filter for you. You have now become obnoxious.
There actually needs to be a viewing option that allows maybe the first 50 words of a post to be shown in the list without showing the entire post. I have nothing against long posts, but it’s considerably more difficult to scroll through the list to get to a topic of interest when many paragraphs of text and pictures are included. Especially when viewing on a smart phone where visual real estate is very limited.
Catholic spam and Romney sycophants flooding FR; FReepathons are going to get longer and longer...
> Maybe there should be a place on FR to archive lists of links on specific topics, and then you can just link to the appropriate archive when you need to. Just a thought.
I have a tendency to write excessively long posts myself (though usually original, and not as long as the ones that have annoyed some persons here). We can’t link directly to old posts, but when I research something carefully and write a post about it, I record the link to the thread page on which it appears. Then later, in related threads, I say something like “For more information about...see post number...in this thread [link to the old thread page].”
Don't like ‘em? Don't open ‘em.
And stop whining.
Don’t click on the post.
Thanks! Now that you mention it, I notice that the address for ‘last’ has a # and post number in it. Usually I pay attention to that kind of thing, and I should have been able to figure that out. Thanks again.
Glad to help!
We cant link directly to old postsWhat do you mean? Posts in FR? After a certain time the links no longer point to the correct location, due to archiving?
Well, then, why didnt you write a screed against giant graphic posts? Why did you feel the need to insert that adjective?
The only giant graphic posts on FR ever under any circumstances are giant CATHOLIC posts??????
For someone who has nothing against Catholics, its a tad odd that you only notice giant graphic posts when their subject matter is Catholic.
Because they're essentially the only ones who post huge long graphic posts that can be classified as spam.
Stop being so easily offended. Sheesh.
Ping me, too. Same problem here.
Oops! Sorry, meant to ask Bronco_Buster_FweetHyagh to ping me when he finds out how to filter those long posts out.
“800-line screeds in ransom note typography”
Made me lol.
There’s also the occasional poster who thinks that random font face, color, and size changes, a la 1999 geocities websites, give their posts “personality”.
From the *church which never changes*, eh?
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