Hey Banni......Can't you not fix this?

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bannination wrote:
Sat Apr 27, 2019 3:24 pm
Done, and added some golfing stats.

I still want to add the costs of flights to Mar-a-lago, but that'll be another day.
Trump’s $3.6 million Ireland detour brings taxpayer-funded golf bill to $105.8 million
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bannination wrote:
Sat Apr 27, 2019 3:24 pm
Done, and added some golfing stats.

I still want to add the costs of flights to Mar-a-lago, but that'll be another day.


How Much Are You Paying for Trump to Golf?
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bannination wrote:
Sat Apr 27, 2019 3:24 pm
Done, and added some golfing stats.

I still want to add the costs of flights to Mar-a-lago, but that'll be another day.
Trump Begins Long Golf Weekend, Bringing Taxpayers’ Tab To $108 Million
The candidate who used to hammer Barack Obama for golfing too much is on track to play two and a half times as much as his predecessor and at three times the cost to taxpayers.


From the video: "It's 255 times the annual presidential salary Trump offered to forgo."
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Don't despair:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U2NdfFlmKMc
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How come I have to login everyday? Just me and my tablet? Anyone else?
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GoCubsGo wrote:
Fri Jul 19, 2019 10:23 pm
How come I have to login everyday? Just me and my tablet? Anyone else?
I'm staying logged in. This happened to me last Winter:
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Sun Jan 06, 2019 6:12 am
http://www.blueridgedebate.com/forum/vi ... cut#p91719
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Sun Jan 06, 2019 12:07 am
I found at least two domains copying all content from this website.

Always make sure the url bar has www.blueridgedebate.com before logging in to help protect your account. They also can't copy the Trump tweets in the title, it can be a hint you're hitting the wrong site if those aren't populating.

I'm working with the domain registrars to get them taken offline.

Stay safe!
:lol: As I mentioned awhile ago I've had to login anew since 12/1. This post of yours gave me a flash of inspiration. My Firefox shortcut was http://blueridgedebate.com/forum . I just changed it to http://www.blueridgedebate.com/forum/ , with the 'www" - no more logging in. I see that my actual bookmark has always had the 'www'. Either it got dropped from the Firefox shortcut during a Firefox update (no telling when) and/or your tinkering made the inexact url stop working. Weird, huh?
This was going on in June, but I think banni fixed it:
http://www.blueridgedebate.com/forum/vi ... gin#p97291
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Thu Jun 06, 2019 9:03 pm
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Thu Jun 06, 2019 8:27 pm
Hey Banni! Why is it that sometimes when I put blueridgedebate.com in the search bar, I get re-directed to something called "wallabag".
Anyone else have this strange occurrence? Maybe a website is attempting a hijack? Read the properties of this logo.

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I do host a https://wallabag.org instance on this box, I do not know why you would land there without typing wall.blueridgedebate.com. Thanks for letting me know, I'll look into it -- nothing to worry about though it's not hax. I'm curious if it's happening to anyone else too as I can't reproduce, I may just kill that subdomain.
Saw the same thing last week.

My shortcut is https://www.blueridgedebate.com/ and it takes me to https://www.blueridgedebate.com/forum/ , the Board index page.

If I went to blueridgedebate.com I was also directed to a "wallabag" homepage with login fields. Now, I go to the Board index page, but am not logged in.

If I went to blueridgedebate.com/forum I ended up at:
Oops! An Error Occurred
The server returned a "404 Not Found".

Something is broken. Please let us know what you were doing when this error occurred. We will fix it as soon as possible. Sorry for any inconvenience caused.
Now, I go to the Board index page and am logged in.
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Nope, not that.
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GoCubsGo wrote:
Sat Jul 20, 2019 9:13 am
Nope, not that.
Bummer, thought that first one might be it. You can also check your cookie security settings. They sometimes change during browser updates.

Then PM banni, he's not monitoring this topic.
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I haven't had to re-log in a long time.

Maybe some privacy browser extension is erasing the cookies that keep the session?

Using in-private browsing all the time?

I dunno, couple ideas.

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Sat Jul 20, 2019 2:00 pm
I haven't had to re-log in a long time.

Maybe some privacy browser extension is erasing the cookies that keep the session?

Using in-private browsing all the time?

I dunno, couple ideas.
I've had to re-log in maybe 4 times in recent weeks. Not a problem and not why I'm posting today.

Limey joining made me think that perhaps Just the Facts & Not the Alternative Facts could use an explanatory sentence on the Index page, something like:
A subforum intended to attract people searching select topics online, and also to provide useful data for online debates.

I'm not at all wedded to that wording.

Also, I like the new idea of the news scroll in the banner, and I think the NYT is great. However, one has to join or clear cookies after just one article viewed. WaPo is even worse, it hates Ad Blocking. Maybe NPR, BBC, Democracy Now!, Vox, Common Dreams or HuffPost instead?
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Sat Feb 15, 2020 3:05 pm
bannination wrote:
Sat Jul 20, 2019 2:00 pm
I haven't had to re-log in a long time.

Maybe some privacy browser extension is erasing the cookies that keep the session?

Using in-private browsing all the time?

I dunno, couple ideas.
I've had to re-log in maybe 4 times in recent weeks. Not a problem and not why I'm posting today.

Limey joining made me think that perhaps Just the Facts & Not the Alternative Facts could use an explanatory sentence on the Index page, something like:
A subforum intended to attract people searching select topics online, and also to provide useful data for online debates.

I'm not at all wedded to that wording.

Also, I like the new idea of the news scroll in the banner, and I think the NYT is great. However, one has to join or clear cookies after just one article viewed. WaPo is even worse, it hates Ad Blocking. Maybe NPR, BBC, Democracy Now!, Vox, Common Dreams or HuffPost instead?
It's going to depend on which news sites have RSS feeds, so far I've found feeds for CNN and The Guardian. NPR I could find no feeds, and BBC I can't limit it to political type news. (So Far).

After spending a couple hours developing the solution this morning I was comfortable with a first release as a proof of concept.
(Thanks for the feedback!)

I see the next versions having these additional features:
Display from more news sources: (NyTimes, BBC, etc.)
Find a better location for it, not sure it belongs in the header, or at least it needs better separation.
Randomize the news sources, we don't want 10 NY Times articles in a row.
Display a date and time of the article.
Caching results from their servers to prevent hitting their endpoints too much.

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Sat Feb 15, 2020 3:51 pm
It's going to depend on which news sites have RSS feeds, so far I've found feeds for CNN and The Guardian.
Either would work better for me. Does The Guardian have a US-focused feed?

NPR I could find no feeds, and BBC I can't limit it to political type news. (So Far).

After spending a couple hours developing the solution this morning I was comfortable with a first release as a proof of concept.
(Thanks for the feedback!)
Thanks for always tweaking!

I see the next versions having these additional features:
Display from more news sources: (NyTimes, BBC, etc.) Cool.
Find a better location for it, not sure it belongs in the header,
Where else besides the banner would make it worth having?
or at least it needs better separation.
Makes sense.

Randomize the news sources, we don't want 10 NY Times articles in a row. Cool.
Display a date and time of the article.
Needed or just clutter? I assume the feeds are current.

Caching results from their servers to prevent hitting their endpoints too much.
They don't loop? Weird.
Just the Facts & Not the Alternative Facts

A place to find quick links to facts that support reality. Good for ending debates quickly, especially repeated debates.

Not a place for discussion.
Cool. Is the last sentence a little harsh? Makes it sound like it'll be monitored and enforced, and there has been some discussion. Perhaps: Not intended as a place for discussion.
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Sat Feb 15, 2020 4:04 pm
bannination wrote:
Sat Feb 15, 2020 3:51 pm
It's going to depend on which news sites have RSS feeds, so far I've found feeds for CNN and The Guardian.
Either would work better for me. Does The Guardian have a US-focused feed?
Sure does: https://www.theguardian.com/us/rss doesn't look like I can limit it to political type stories, but, meh, probably good enough.

NPR I could find no feeds, and BBC I can't limit it to political type news. (So Far).

After spending a couple hours developing the solution this morning I was comfortable with a first release as a proof of concept.
(Thanks for the feedback!)
Thanks for always tweaking!

I see the next versions having these additional features:
Display from more news sources: (NyTimes, BBC, etc.) Cool.
Find a better location for it, not sure it belongs in the header,
Where else besides the banner would make it worth having?
Haven't thought that far ahead, maybe after the header but before the topics. I'm just not happy with it.
or at least it needs better separation.
Makes sense.

Randomize the news sources, we don't want 10 NY Times articles in a row. Cool.
Display a date and time of the article.
Needed or just clutter? I assume the feeds are current.
It might be clutter, well see how it looks


Caching results from their servers to prevent hitting their endpoints too much.
They don't loop? Weird.
They do loop, it works by downloading ~10 stories at once, the problem is that on every page load, and every user it goes back to say NY Times to load those 10 stories again. Everything custom is cached to an extent, like Trump tweets. Twitter gives you so many times you can call their API per time period. They can ban you if you call it too many times. BRD works by only going to twitter say once every 10 minutes no matter how many times the page is loaded. The Trump golf stuff is ran by a really nice lady out of the money from her own pocket and was gracious enough to share her API with me, so I hit it as little as possible so I don't add to her server load. That's probably way more information than you cared about.
Just the Facts & Not the Alternative Facts

A place to find quick links to facts that support reality. Good for ending debates quickly, especially repeated debates.

Not a place for discussion.
Cool. Is the last sentence a little harsh? Makes it sound like it'll be monitored and enforced, and there has been some discussion. Perhaps: Not intended as a place for discussion.
You're right as usual.....

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Aw shucks :oops: .
bannination wrote:
Sat Feb 15, 2020 4:29 pm
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Sat Feb 15, 2020 4:04 pm
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Sat Feb 15, 2020 3:51 pm
It's going to depend on which news sites have RSS feeds, so far I've found feeds for CNN and The Guardian.
Either would work better for me. Does The Guardian have a US-focused feed?
Sure does: https://www.theguardian.com/us/rss doesn't look like I can limit it to political type stories, but, meh, probably good enough.
IMO nonpolitical content is fine as long as there isn't too much fashion, relationships and cooking. I like human interest, humor, weird news, etc.

Display a date and time of the article.
Needed or just clutter? I assume the feeds are current.
It might be clutter, well see how it looks
IF you change to multiple feeds and IF space is limited, I would rather see the source than the date and time.
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Vrede too wrote:
Sat Feb 15, 2020 4:04 pm
bannination wrote:
Sat Feb 15, 2020 3:51 pm
After spending a couple hours developing the solution this morning I was comfortable with a first release as a proof of concept.
(Thanks for the feedback!)
Thanks for always tweaking!
I'm not sure that came out the way that I intended :wave: .
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bannination wrote:
Sat Feb 15, 2020 4:29 pm
Vrede too wrote:
Sat Feb 15, 2020 4:04 pm
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Sat Feb 15, 2020 3:51 pm
Display a date and time of the article.
Needed or just clutter? I assume the feeds are current.
It might be clutter, well see how it looks
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Sat Feb 15, 2020 5:14 pm
IF you change to multiple feeds and IF space is limited, I would rather see the source than the date and time.
I withdraw my request. I'm not paying attention to the source. Plus, it alternates between taking up one line or two, which makes the page bounce. If you like it, no biggie. I can just zoom out to reduce the flipping, but would rather not if no one else cares.
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Vrede too wrote:
Mon Feb 17, 2020 4:37 pm
bannination wrote:
Sat Feb 15, 2020 4:29 pm
Vrede too wrote:
Sat Feb 15, 2020 4:04 pm
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Sat Feb 15, 2020 3:51 pm
Display a date and time of the article.
Needed or just clutter? I assume the feeds are current.
It might be clutter, well see how it looks
Vrede too wrote:
Sat Feb 15, 2020 5:14 pm
IF you change to multiple feeds and IF space is limited, I would rather see the source than the date and time.
I withdraw my request. I'm not paying attention to the source. Plus, it alternates between taking up one line or two, which makes the page bounce. If you like it, no biggie. I can just zoom out to reduce the flipping, but would rather not if no one else cares.
I hate bounciness, at least text bounciness. I'll have to catch it in the act and be in the mood to work on it.

That's what she said.

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bannination wrote:
Mon Feb 17, 2020 5:53 pm
I hate bounciness, at least text bounciness. I'll have to catch it in the act and be in the mood to work on it.

That's what she said.
What were you bouncing?

If you're not seeing it, zoom in so that sometimes it takes up 2 lines or zoom out so that sometimes it just takes up 1 line.
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