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1 by BlackHawk_848 January 04, 2009, 02:22:53 AM

Re: Just a thought

1  Maw Talk / Feedback / Re: Just a thought Started by Krono

Darn. Oh well! Just make sure to update soon, okay?  Smiley
2 by Rodent December 26, 2008, 04:00:30 PM

Re: Just a thought

2  Maw Talk / Feedback / Re: Just a thought Started by Krono

Unfortunately, the gallery itself is coded via simple, HTML frames and links, where every picture is manually added in.  There is no automation functionality in place, so there's no way to just add in such a feature without an entire rewrite of page.   This is why I have the Submissions section to this Forum, where people can upload their own pictures if they wish.

Personally, I despise these php Forum Galleries, as they are far too limiting in the format with which images can be displayed, always having the same, impersonal feel to them that you now see in 95% of the galleries out there.  The only advantage they offer, is they make it relatively easy to delete any Spam that's uploaded.

I'd love to have a way to make it all easier, while maintaining the more unique layout of the main page, but I've seen nothing out there that comes close, and I don't have the time to work on actual updates lately, let alone figure out how to write such an application myself. Sad
3 by Krono December 24, 2008, 09:49:58 AM

Just a thought

3  Maw Talk / Feedback / Just a thought Started by Krono

Wouldn't it be better to add a feature to the site where the user can upload his/her own photo? Of course the user would have to select what category it would go under and whatnot, and there may be the issue of duplicate photo's showing up, but it seems to me that it might be a more efficient way of keeping the site "fresh" for the user. Maybe just screen each photo before it gets uploaded.  Wink
4 by dragons_secret_love_child November 14, 2008, 10:57:04 PM

Re: Update Completed

4  Maw Talk / News and Information / Re: Update Completed Started by Rodent

when is the next update? i must know.
5 by Rodent July 23, 2008, 11:56:53 AM

Site downtime on 7/22

5  Maw Talk / News and Information / Site downtime on 7/22 Started by Rodent

I apologize for the site being down for the past day.  There was a screw-up between the host service and my credit card company, where the latest charge was being flagged as a fraudulent transaction.  So, after numerous messages back and forth to support and multiple phone calls to the credit card company, things were finally straightened out and we're back again.
6 by donk3ysmile July 17, 2008, 08:37:20 AM

Re: Hello Maw fans!

6  Maw Talk / General Discussion / Re: Hello Maw fans! Started by mascotfan88

Hey cats and animal lovers!

A warm welcome to JJ gapes a lot! It's great to see how active this forum is getting!  And thanks to Rodent for the tips on the petting stations!  It's been a while since I've been to the zoo, just because I feel like the animals should be free in nature sometimes.  But these days animals get treated pretty well in zoo's.  Mascot man- one of these days we're going to have a maw photo expedition!

Donk3ysmile Roll Eyes
7 by mascotfan88 July 17, 2008, 07:43:21 AM

Re: Hello Maw fans!

7  Maw Talk / General Discussion / Re: Hello Maw fans! Started by mascotfan88

Thanks for the warrrrrrooaarm welcome everyone! Special shout out to a friend of mine - JJ gapes a lot. She happens to be a fan of non gaping maws. We're still friends though.

Donk3ysmile, what's happening in your neck of the jungle?

 Wink

8 by BlackHawk_848 June 23, 2008, 08:39:23 PM

Re: Submission Test - Lioness Picture

8  Submissions / Big Cats / Re: Submission Test - Lioness Picture Started by Tannis

Nice pic.  Shocked

I can fix the out of focus problem.
 
I think.  Undecided

Ok here goes trying to post a pic.
9 by Rodent June 23, 2008, 01:56:50 PM

Re: Camels?

9  Submissions / Hooved / Re: Camels? Started by keera514

wow!  those are great pictures! 

*smiles*  Thanks.  I keep trying for more camel yawns, but they're difficult to get.  I've waited by camel enclosures at the zoo for 30 minutes several times and never saw a single yawn.  They are definitely not like big cats.  *laughs*

The other problem of course, is that I've seen even better yawns, but only when the camel was facing away from the camera.  Another problem with zoos is that you're generally limited on what angles you can see the animals from, and often miss good yawn shots because of this.  But, I keep trying. Smiley
10 by Rodent June 23, 2008, 01:53:19 PM

Re: Hello Maw fans!

10  Maw Talk / General Discussion / Re: Hello Maw fans! Started by mascotfan88

Hi! 
I'm new here, but I really like camel, all equine and TIGERS!!!  Does anyone have pictures of donkey maws?  I've been trying to find them for a while. 

Welcome to the Gaping Maws forums. Smiley

I've yet to get a donkey yawn captured.  Of course, when I go to the zoo, I usually avoid the 'petting zoo' section because of all the kids running around, and that's generally the only place you see any donkeys.  I'll have to keep my eyes open for such an opportunity though.

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