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« Reply #25 on: 24/07/2010 22:09:43 »
It is still not funny but then nothing funny has come out of Norway, except for their Eurovision entries.

Ah! You must be missing the satire gene then. Were your ancestors German by any chance?
 

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« Reply #26 on: 24/07/2010 22:17:18 »
I guess the idea of a whale attacking a whaling ship appealed to my warped humor  :)
 

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« Reply #27 on: 26/07/2010 03:17:21 »
first a parachuting donkey now a cat ...



http://www.eclectech.co.uk/petitchaton.php  Very Eurovision :)

{Earworm alert}
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« Reply #28 on: 26/07/2010 03:45:56 »
Excellent RD!

(I made a minor tweak to make the URL more visible. It was "Awa tae the side, like Gourock")

How strange is that! My cousin had cat that had highly asymmetrical markings on its face, so he called it Gourock! 
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« Reply #29 on: 26/07/2010 04:12:33 »
The parachuting-cat animator caters for the Scottish market too ...



http://www.eclectech.co.uk/animations.php

Well from that image Dounreay anyway.  :)
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« Reply #30 on: 26/07/2010 04:48:13 »
That one's "awa tae the side" too!

Ye need tae shove a carriage return between the pictur and the ural.
 

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« Reply #31 on: 26/07/2010 04:55:19 »
That one's "awa tae the side" too!

Ye need tae shove a carriage return between the pictur and the ural.

I've inserted the blank line as you requested, but the URL was directly under the image on FireFox (my usual browser), but appears different on IE ...



No blank line between bottom edge of image and URL on IE, (so blame uncle bill for the wonky URLs).
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« Reply #32 on: 26/07/2010 05:09:51 »
That one's "awa tae the side" too!

Ye need tae shove a carriage return between the pictur and the ural.

The URL was directly under the image on FireFox, but not IE.


Could be a bug in FireFox. An image is just another symbol. There's no reason to force a line-end after any symbol unless you run out of space. IE still has the space, so it puts the URL to the right of the image symbol.


EDIT: It's probably best to treat an image as a discrete paragraph.
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« Reply #33 on: 26/07/2010 16:54:26 »
I don't have german ancestors. My parents were from whales!
It is still not funny but then nothing funny has come out of Norway, except for their Eurovision entries.

Ah! You must be missing the satire gene then. Were your ancestors German by any chance?
I love setting jokes up like that!
 

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« Reply #34 on: 26/07/2010 22:12:23 »
That one's "awa tae the side" too!

Ye need tae shove a carriage return between the pictur and the ural.

I've inserted the blank line as you requested, but the URL was directly under the image on FireFox (my usual browser), but appears different on IE ...



No blank line between bottom edge of image and URL on IE, (so blame uncle bill for the wonky URLs).

When I viewed it (on IE8) I think the URL was to the right of the image as if the image and the URL were on the same line of text. My window is quite wide, so perhaps they were on the same line and IE8 saw no reason to word wrap the URL to the next line. If I had shrunk my window width it might have put the URL beneath the image.

Maybe that's got something to do with it?
 
 

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« Reply #35 on: 27/07/2010 02:37:17 »
When I viewed it (on IE8) I think the URL was to the right of the image as if the image and the URL were on the same line of text. My window is quite wide, so perhaps they were on the same line and IE8 saw no reason to word wrap the URL to the next line. If I had shrunk my window width it might have put the URL beneath the image.

Maybe that's got something to do with it?

 

Window width (and character size) would be factors determining whether the URL was on the side or the next line,
however FireFox and IE do seem to display the URL differently even on wide windows ...

 

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« Reply #36 on: 27/07/2010 02:46:54 »
Window width (and character size) would be factors determining whether the URL was on the side or the next line,
however FireFox and IE do seem to display the URL differently even on wide windows ...


I don't doubt it! No doubt each will say the other is wrong  :D

I think what I saw looked like the upper example. Is that IE8?
 

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« Reply #37 on: 27/07/2010 02:56:00 »
Window width (and character size) would be factors determining whether the URL was on the side or the next line,
however FireFox and IE do seem to display the URL differently even on wide windows ...


I don't doubt it! No doubt each will say the other is wrong  :D

I think what I saw looked like the upper example. Is that IE8?

Top image is IE8, bottom is the latest FireFox.

BTW just saw video of Moby giving the yacht a hammering ...
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« Reply #38 on: 27/07/2010 03:12:46 »
I wondered if the first shot of the whale coming up might have been photoshopped, although I did look very convincing. The video proves it certainly was not.
 

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