Open Forum – Sunday

3 September 2017

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18 Comments

  1. Pete. Is this type of thing a possibility at all? ( I get it if answer us NO)

    https://wordpress.org/plugins/image-upload-for-bbpress/

    • You can only add plugins if you host WordPress yourself (or pay for someone to host it), so the answer is know.

      This is why I can’t add an edit function.

      But as well as minimising cost and management overheads, hosting through WordPress does allow features that self-hosted blogs don’t seem to have. The linking to Twitter, Facebook, Youtube and images seems to work better here then on other blogs.

      If you want images in comments you can link to them if they are already available online, or if you email them to me I can load them on site.

      • Thanks Pete. I’m a troublemaker! I already upload to third party sites and put in here – relatively prolifically some might feel! I will have a lot of safari shots soon and won’t link to my various hosted accounts for the sake of my privacy. For some reason I’m a little gun shy here.

        I wonder is there a case to be had for opening a separate yournnz posters’ image/host account that we might collectively upload to.

        https://www.lifewire.com/free-image-hosting-sites-3486329

  2. Corky

     /  September 3, 2017

    Who can stop Jacinda mania? This guy can. It’s coming to a point where action will need to be taken. Should that happen, poll results will be replaced with body count tallies.

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4846054/Kim-Jong-poses-Korean-People-s-Army-youth-league.html

  3. lurcher1948

     /  September 3, 2017

    They seem very bitter on kiwiblog this morning,ulcers in the making,lemons being sucked prior to posting.

    • Corky

       /  September 3, 2017

      These people need to get out more, Lurchy. Nothing worse then seeing nobodies venting their spleen. I don’t have a problem if these folk realise they are nobodies… or that nobody cares. But when they start talking to themselves, and believe New Zealand is hanging on their every word, then it becomes sad.

      Solution- trade lemons for these…and sweeten up.

      http://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=11915312

    • duperez

       /  September 3, 2017

      Bitter this morning? Funny that the cause could also be the medication – polls.

  4. Corky

     /  September 3, 2017

    Duncan got this right. Boy, will we have some fun with Blazer if Labours in power.

    https://www.whaleoil.co.nz/2017/09/garner-labours-secret-tax-plan/

    • Blazer

       /  September 3, 2017

      Same story…another day.

      • Corky

         /  September 3, 2017

        Yes, but baiting National re their stats stops the day Labour gains power. If I was you I would ask your creator if you could enter carousel. That would save you much utu.

        New poll tonight. The oohing has already started.

  5. lurcher1948

     /  September 3, 2017

    I HATE the way the oil companies RIPP WELLINGTON OFF, These multinational companies seem to have the right to rip WELLINGTON off, is it the national party policy as we are a labour city and the tanks are here,Today New Plymouth Z95 $1.919,-6cents in WELLINGTON crap like 91 is over $2.00, vote LABOUR and put the petrol companies to the sword…
    PS 91 octane $1.809 New Plymouth if you use this rubbish
    Wellington are SHEEPES paying to support the rest of New Zealand,
    god that rant feel good before being ripped off again by Z CALTEX BP etc

    • Gezza

       /  September 3, 2017

      Hurt the brain a bit to read that, but mildly enjoyable when the mind stopped boggling Lurchy. 👍🏼

    • PDB

       /  September 3, 2017

      Vote Labour and the price of fuel goes up Lurch – kiwi dollar shaky with every gain in the polls Labour makes.