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SieSie
11-06-2005, 02:36 PM
Am I still blowing the margins? Others have told me that my posts are blowing the margins, but when I read the threads, there are no margins blown, so I need to test it and you guys can let me know if it's still blown.

Thanks!

Sassygerl
11-06-2005, 02:49 PM
Am I still blowing the margins? Others have told me that my posts are blowing the margins, but when I read the threads, there are no margins blown, so I need to test it and you guys can let me know if it's still blown.

Thanks!

I have no idea what you are talking about...LOL Margins have always looked fine.

JBean
11-06-2005, 03:06 PM
Am I still blowing the margins? Others have told me that my posts are blowing the margins, but when I read the threads, there are no margins blown, so I need to test it and you guys can let me know if it's still blown.

Thanks!WEll, you are not blowing the margins now. Perhaps you post big pictures or have a long signature line from time to time and that is what they are referring to?

SieSie
11-06-2005, 03:19 PM
WEll, you are not blowing the margins now. Perhaps you post big pictures or have a long signature line from time to time and that is what they are referring to?

Well, I had a fairly long sentence under my user name and I deleted that for this test thread and if you guys aren't seeing blown margins on this post, then that was what caused it. I wasn't sure if it was the bird in my siggy pic, but since that's still there and margins seem fine, then I guess I figured it out. :crazy: Thanks guys!

Casshew
11-06-2005, 03:53 PM
SieSie.. seeing images is an option that can be turned on and off - I suspect anyone with blown margins is seeing the image address link instead of the actual image.

Dark Knight
11-06-2005, 05:47 PM
Well, I had a fairly long sentence under my user name and I deleted that for this test thread and if you guys aren't seeing blown margins on this post, then that was what caused it. I wasn't sure if it was the bird in my siggy pic, but since that's still there and margins seem fine, then I guess I figured it out. :crazy: Thanks guys!
I thought it happened when you posted the Good Old Days thread. Maybe not, though.

SieSie
11-06-2005, 11:25 PM
I thought it happened when you posted the Good Old Days thread. Maybe not, though.
Does any post of mine on that thread still have blown margins, DK? If not, then it was the line I had under my user name that was too long. I still just don't understand why some of you (2 people I know of let me know about it) could see that I was blowing the margins, but I couldn't see that they were blown. I mean, I know what it looks like when it DOES happen, but I just didn't see that my posts had done it. Odd. :doh:

Cass, I don't think it's that someone had their image thing turned off, because DK was one of them who saw my blown margins and I'm pretty sure he has images on since he has graphics in his siggy. Am I right, DK? :confused:

Sassygerl
11-06-2005, 11:28 PM
I'm still just plain confused....LOL!!!!! I haven't seen any blown margins.

Casshew
11-06-2005, 11:36 PM
It's a mystery :waitasec:

There is an option to parse links when ever you post one - (ie) a long link become abbreviated. But, maybe some people see the full link instead of the abbreviated one

JBean
11-06-2005, 11:41 PM
so Sie Sie just for fun, can you put the siggy line (or whatever it was) back up that you took off?
Then we can see if any of us (and which) are seeing blown margins or not?

Dark Knight
11-06-2005, 11:46 PM
Does any post of mine on that thread still have blown margins, DK? If not, then it was the line I had under my user name that was too long. I still just don't understand why some of you (2 people I know of let me know about it) could see that I was blowing the margins, but I couldn't see that they were blown. I mean, I know what it looks like when it DOES happen, but I just didn't see that my posts had done it. Odd. :doh:

Cass, I don't think it's that someone had their image thing turned off, because DK was one of them who saw my blown margins and I'm pretty sure he has images on since he has graphics in his siggy. Am I right, DK? :confused:
Yes, my images are on and I have graphics galore, lol. :D You are no longer blowing any margins. When someone told me once I was, I couldn't see it either.

lilpony
11-06-2005, 11:46 PM
I wanna see the blown margins...I'm bored...:p :p

SieSie
11-07-2005, 02:13 AM
Okay - look quick, I put this text up under my name:
"In the 60ís, people took acid to make the world weird. Now the world is weird and people take Prozac to make it normal." If that is listed there, then the margins should be blown. I don't want to leave it up too long, because I hate when the margins are blown, and even though I couldn't see it, I don't want it to bother others who could see it.

ETA: Never mind, I posted too late and you guys aren't here to see it. I'll try to catch you tomorrow and we'll experiment with the text then. I'm removing it now so as not to blow the margins for others.

LinasK
11-07-2005, 04:13 AM
SieSie, I think the way a person blows the margin is if your monitor is larger than a normal size one for example, if you are typing a post on a 21" monitor, and everyone else is seeing the body of your post on a 17 or 19" monitor... Does that make sense? So what I'm saying is that I think it's in the body of a post, not what you put in place of "Registered User".

SieSie
11-07-2005, 10:15 AM
SieSie, I think the way a person blows the margin is if your monitor is larger than a normal size one for example, if you are typing a post on a 21" monitor, and everyone else is seeing the body of your post on a 17 or 19" monitor... Does that make sense? So what I'm saying is that I think it's in the body of a post, not what you put in place of "Registered User".

That makes sense to a degree, but I know that resolution can change the size of things, too. For example, I used to have my screen resolution at like 800 x 600 (I think) and the text was easy to read. I had a program that required me to change my screen resolution to 1024 x 768 (or something like that) and all my text became really small and I had to go in and change the font size to accomodate the new screen resolution. I wonder if all of those things could make the margins blow. I don't know, I'm still confused. LOL!

*02
11-07-2005, 10:21 AM
I think it is the quote under your name- normally my page doesn't jump that far- but your last post is way out there.

JBean
11-07-2005, 10:22 AM
I think it is the quote under your name- normally my page doesn't jump that far- but your last post is way out there.sorry jodieo,. are you talking about the post I just deleted?


eta: if you are, I had put SieSie's 60's phrase under my name to see if it would blow the margins. It was okay for me, but a little wide perhaps.

*02
11-07-2005, 10:27 AM
yes, it was that one- it was wide, not too bad though.

SieSie
11-07-2005, 10:32 AM
sorry jodieo,. are you talking about the post I just deleted?


eta: if you are, I had put SieSie's 60's phrase under my name to see if it would blow the margins. It was okay for me, but a little wide perhaps.

Aha - so it WAS that long phrase under the user name then?? Interesting.

JBean
11-07-2005, 10:35 AM
Aha - so it WAS that long phrase under the user name then?? Interesting.I did not show blown margins, but it was wide. So for whatever reason, some can accomodate it and some cannot.

LinasK
11-07-2005, 10:26 PM
That makes sense to a degree, but I know that resolution can change the size of things, too. For example, I used to have my screen resolution at like 800 x 600 (I think) and the text was easy to read. I had a program that required me to change my screen resolution to 1024 x 768 (or something like that) and all my text became really small and I had to go in and change the font size to accomodate the new screen resolution. I wonder if all of those things could make the margins blow. I don't know, I'm still confused. LOL!
I think you've hit on it because a smaller monitor is going to have a smaller screen resolution than a larger one. 800x 600 or 760x 420 is the smallest common denominator...

Tom'sGirl
11-07-2005, 11:05 PM
I'm still just plain confused....LOL!!!!! I haven't seen any blown margins.Me either, everyone's posts look the same width.

Now some post HUGE fonts or photos which expand the width. I have the siggies turned off.

ljwf22
12-06-2007, 09:53 AM
I'm seeing blown margins again from some posters. Is it just me or my computers or is everyone seeing it? :confused: I don't like scrolling sideways. :rolleyes:

Taximom
12-06-2007, 11:05 AM
I see it too! Seems like it's usually caused by an extra-long phrase right under the nickname, or a long location answer. I thought everyone would see it when it happens....

SieSie
12-06-2007, 11:41 AM
I see it too! Seems like it's usually caused by an extra-long phrase right under the nickname, or a long location answer. I thought everyone would see it when it happens....
I haven't seen any blown margins yet, but maybe I'm not reading the same threads as you guys. Can you tell which post is blowing the margins and PM the person that their siggy is blowing the margins?? Good luck.

ljwf22
12-06-2007, 11:48 AM
I see it too! Seems like it's usually caused by an extra-long phrase right under the nickname, or a long location answer. I thought everyone would see it when it happens....

Taximom, your post is really wide. Is it when you see it or is it just me? :eek: