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How can I filter out the giant catholic posts?
6-25-2012 | Self

Posted on 06/25/2012 2:27:39 AM PDT by Bronco_Buster_FweetHyagh

Can someone please help me figure out how I can block/filter out the catholic posts that have the huge long picture files?

When I browse latest posts or latest articles, there are some of these posts that contain huge long pictures etc that disrupt the flow of scanning titles for interesting reads.

I have nothing against Catholics, just spam.

Thanks


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To: Nickname

Learn something new every day. Thanks again. Much better.


21 posted on 06/25/2012 2:53:46 AM PDT by toddly
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To: Happy Rain

Well, I have no problem with people posting things that are important to them, if its the appropriate forum, etc., but my problem is when they intentionally make it a huge graphics file so that I am forced to look at it. It seems abusive to me, given that I can’t figure out a way to filter them out


22 posted on 06/25/2012 2:55:31 AM PDT by Bronco_Buster_FweetHyagh (I cling to guns and religion.)
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To: Bronco_Buster_FweetHyagh

I don’t have an Ipad or an Iphone, but when I click on something that I don’t like I merely go to the right hand corner and click the X.


23 posted on 06/25/2012 2:56:31 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: toddly; John W

You’re welcome. Like John W, I can’t imagine browsing FR any other way!


24 posted on 06/25/2012 2:58:09 AM PDT by Nickname
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To: toddly
Put the giant Catholic on "ignore".

Wait...that won't work.

25 posted on 06/25/2012 2:59:37 AM PDT by MARTIAL MONK (I'm waiting for the POP!)
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To: Bronco_Buster_FweetHyagh
As someone told you, just have it open to titles and excerpts, and open the articles you want to read from there. That's how it's done. If you insist on opening to the whole post, then you're just going to have to deal with it.

The choice is yours.

26 posted on 06/25/2012 3:02:59 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: toddly

That is why I don’t use a table for Freeping.


27 posted on 06/25/2012 3:05:22 AM PDT by catfish1957 (My dream for hope and change is to see the punk POTUS in prison for treason)
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To: Bronco_Buster_FweetHyagh

I think your title could have been better phrased to read, “How can I filter out giant picture-spam posts on some of the religious threads?” Just saying...


28 posted on 06/25/2012 3:08:47 AM PDT by carriage_hill (All libs & most dems think that life is just a sponge bath, with a happy ending.)
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To: carriage_hill

True. Good point. I guess I’ve never seen anyone else intentionally spamming and end-running the forum features in order to force people to look at their posts, so I didn’t think to make it generic (so as not to offend).


29 posted on 06/25/2012 3:13:42 AM PDT by Bronco_Buster_FweetHyagh (I cling to guns and religion.)
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To: Bronco_Buster_FweetHyagh
Hmm is there a way I can simply block the poster and never have to see their specific posts again?

You mean like blocking any article regarding the Washington Post? I'm sorry but I don't know any way.

30 posted on 06/25/2012 3:14:37 AM PDT by sr4402
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To: catfish1957

(snicker) I meant tablet not table.


31 posted on 06/25/2012 3:14:37 AM PDT by catfish1957 (My dream for hope and change is to see the punk POTUS in prison for treason)
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To: caver
How can I filter out stupid posts like yours?

If you find out, please copy me so I can filter out any posts with 'stupid' in them. Usually it is just a not well thought out opinion.

32 posted on 06/25/2012 3:15:11 AM PDT by SandwicheGuy (*The butter acts as a lubricant and speeds up the CPU*ou)
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To: Bronco_Buster_FweetHyagh

Just trying to be helpful. BTW, I’m a “recovering Methodist”, but the thread title phrasing did irk me a tad.


33 posted on 06/25/2012 3:20:28 AM PDT by carriage_hill (All libs & most dems think that life is just a sponge bath, with a happy ending.)
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To: Bronco_Buster_FweetHyagh

Agree 100%. These posts take up two thirds of the main page. Half the post is in Latin.
—seriously. Its one post taking over the board.

frankly I think the Catholics ought to just post a link to where the faithful can click if they want to read for an hour.


34 posted on 06/25/2012 3:20:38 AM PDT by Cyclops08
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To: carriage_hill

LOL - I betchya if they were giant obnoxious Mormon posts written in Latin, they would get deleted instantly.


35 posted on 06/25/2012 3:22:43 AM PDT by Bronco_Buster_FweetHyagh (I cling to guns and religion.)
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To: Bronco_Buster_FweetHyagh

Just did 15 swipes to get through the latest one of those. If you are prone to motion sickness, those posts can require a trip to the toe-let or a need for a bucket close by. Maybe some Dramamine.


36 posted on 06/25/2012 3:29:24 AM PDT by petitfour
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To: Bronco_Buster_FweetHyagh

Oh, so you don’t enjoy the Attack Of The Fifty Foot Burgundy Boxes, lol?

I’ve often wondered which diocese approved this FR ministry, since the RCC does not look upon private ministry kindly at all.


37 posted on 06/25/2012 3:35:37 AM PDT by RegulatorCountry
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To: Bronco_Buster_FweetHyagh

I agree. Why can’t they use LINKS?


38 posted on 06/25/2012 3:37:07 AM PDT by bonfire
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To: RegulatorCountry

Gotta be longer than fifty! They just keep coming . . .


39 posted on 06/25/2012 3:41:45 AM PDT by petitfour
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To: Bronco_Buster_FweetHyagh

My suggestion would be to freepmail the posters themselves and ask them nicely please not to do that. Include a link to this thread.

Point out that nobody — nobody — not even people in agreement with them, is going to read all of that stuff.

I would also cc some of the most long-winded of the posters on the anti-Mormon threads. Not that their datadumps take up quite as much screen-realestate as some of the Catholic threads but they do share the same tedious non-readability aspects.


40 posted on 06/25/2012 3:43:00 AM PDT by samtheman (http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2012/jun/21/obamas-socialist-designs/)
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