Date: 5/16/18 1:06 am
From: Andrea Robinsong <aturdusong...> [wsbn] <wsbn-noreply...>
Subject: Re: [wsbn] Problems with attachments!
Same deal here
Yahoo Groups
Andrea Robinsong

> On May 15, 2018, at 12:05 PM, 'Jim Beatty' <jdbeatty...> [wsbn] <wsbn-noreply...> wrote:
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> I’m having the same problem. I can rarely/almost never open the the photo attachments to wsbn posts. I’m sure that they would be great to see! Eric’s suggestion sounds good if the Yahoo system can’t be improved!
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> Jim Beatty
> Durango
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> From: 'robgret tds.net' <robgret...> [wsbn]
> Sent: Tuesday, May 15, 2018 10:47 AM
> To: Eric Hynes
> Cc: West Slope Bird Network Bird Network
> Subject: Re: [wsbn] Problems with attachments!
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> Re photo problem: I too have not been able to open the attached photos RECENTLY. Is everyone having this issue? If so, something must be wrong with Yahoo Groups.
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> Robin Nicholoff
> Hotchkiss
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>> On May 15, 2018, at 10:26 AM, Eric Hynes <erichynes28...> [wsbn] <wsbn-noreply...> wrote:
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>> Hello Western Slope Birders:
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>> I am a huge supporter of eBird and its many wonderful attributes but I still think there is an important role for regional emailing lists.
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>> I appreciate contributions to the WSBN but I am not necessarily a big fan of the the format Yahoo Groups provides. I am not advocating for a format change however. I simply want to suggest that when people are reporting to WSBN, instead of trying to insert images into the email (which is almost always problematic), simply include a link to your eBird report that you are reporting on or upload your images to a Flickr account or SmugMug or the like.
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>> Personally, I don't bother clicking on the images "attached" in the WSBN emails because I can rarely get them to load properly or I have to sign in again or something.
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>> Just copy the html address from your eBird report and Flickr page and paste it in the email. Simple for you the reporter and flawless for us receivers.
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>> My two cents.
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>> Thanks,
>> Eric
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>> .....................
>> Eric Hynes
>> Telluride, CO
>> ---------------------
>> Field Guides Birding Tours
>> www.fieldguides.com
>> http://fieldguides.com/guides/eric-hynes
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>>> On Tue, May 15, 2018 at 9:27 AM, Brenda Wright <coenbrenda...> [wsbn] <wsbn-noreply...> wrote:
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>>> Greetings,
>>> Over the last several days we can not attach photos or open photos on WSBN. To see our photos, use e-Bird because photos are attached with no problems. The photos we posted were of the Cattle Egret, near Nucla, White-winged Dove, and Rose-breasted Grosbeak in our yard.
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>>> E-Bird has so may wonderful bells and whistles it is making most all other birding resources obsolete. We are signed up for county alerts in western Colorado via e-Bird. Reason, most e-Birders do not report to WSBN. To keep informed, also use e-Bird.
>>> Coen
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