Pages

25 comments

Jump to bottom
1 CuriousLurker  Tue, Jan 22, 2013 5:38:52pm

You need to fix your title so it doesn’t just say “Little Green Footballs”.

2 JeffFX  Tue, Jan 22, 2013 5:41:13pm

re: #1 CuriousLurker

You need to fix your title so it doesn’t just say “Little Green Footballs”.

Or they’ll go nuts on him like they did LostLakeHiker over the same mistake. (followed by a horrible thread of people talking past each other and making ridiculous assumptions about how other people think, LLH being the worst offender.)

3 wrenchwench  Tue, Jan 22, 2013 5:42:02pm

re: #1 CuriousLurker

You need to fix your title so it doesn’t just say “Little Green Footballs”.

As VB said,

Looks like an example of what happens when you use the LGF Bookmarklet tool from the Pages dashboard.

4 CuriousLurker  Tue, Jan 22, 2013 6:02:00pm

re: #2 JeffFX

Or they’ll go nuts on him like they did LostLakeHiker over the same mistake. (followed by a horrible thread of people talking past each other and making ridiculous assumptions about how other people think, LLH being the worst offender.)

Yeah, but WofO doesn’t have the history LLH had, at least not that I’m aware of. It did get kinda out of control, then again…gah. Sometimes things get messy here.*

*Understatement of the year. //

5 CuriousLurker  Tue, Jan 22, 2013 6:03:59pm

re: #3 wrenchwench

As VB said,

Looks like an example of what happens when you use the LGF Bookmarklet tool from the Pages dashboard.

Yeah, I guess if you use from there it would indeed behave that way. I never do it like that, so I wouldn’t have noticed

6 Charles Johnson  Tue, Jan 22, 2013 6:11:51pm

Mmmkay, I’m not sure how somebody could miss that the title of their page is “Little Green Footballs,” but I put in some code to filter out that phrase from the title when you click the LGF Pages bookmarklet from a page at LGF.

William of Orange - you can put a real title on this post any time by clicking the little pencil icon at lower right of the post.

7 JeffFX  Tue, Jan 22, 2013 7:14:06pm

re: #6 Charles Johnson

Mmmkay, I’m not sure how somebody could miss that the title of their page is “Little Green Footballs,”

People can look right past all sorts of things by focusing on one detail of what they’re doing and tuning out other aspects without knowing they’re doing so. It’s the nature of human attention.

You’re an exceptional person Charles, don’t assume everyone else is as intelligent and alert as you are. I think LLH made a simple mistake in the other thread and it spun out of control. Your software fix should ensure it never happens again.

8 Locker  Tue, Jan 22, 2013 10:11:52pm

re: #7 JeffFX

If he had only made a simple mistake the comment stream wouldn’t have happened… and you know that. The poster is responsible for his/her posts.

9 JeffFX  Wed, Jan 23, 2013 5:46:41am

re: #8 Locker

If he had only made a simple mistake the comment stream wouldn’t have happened… and you know that. The poster is responsible for his/her posts.

You’re wrong. It was a mistake followed by a lot of idiocy all around.

10 Dr. Matt  Wed, Jan 23, 2013 6:04:55am

re: #2 JeffFX

Or they’ll go nuts on him like they did LostLakeHiker over the same mistake.

Whether LLH made a mistake with the title of his entry or not is immaterial. LLH had a pathetic agenda to make himself a victim by attempting to start a flame war. It failed. He was ceremoniously mocked and deservingly so.

11 Interesting Times  Wed, Jan 23, 2013 6:06:32am

re: #9 JeffFX

You’re wrong. It was a mistake followed by a lot of idiocy all around.

I can certainly understand the initial botch of the Page title, but there was no reason, I repeat, no reason whatsoever, for him to react as he did. The first comment on the Page asked what it had to do with Little Green Footballs - even if LLH didn’t notice at first his Page was mistitled, how could he miss it then? Plus, he had a history of passive-aggressive complaints about this site’s content, so subsequent commenters were seeing his reactions within that context.

If you’re unfamiliar with the context I’m talking about, because you didn’t see those older threads, please don’t assume others were out-of-line just because they brought up things you personally didn’t witness.

12 Destro  Thu, Jan 24, 2013 9:21:50am

re: #6 Charles Johnson

This is the second posting with such a title - I am starting to think they are robot postings - no one is around to look them over.

13 William of Orange  Thu, Jan 24, 2013 5:08:53pm

re: #1 CuriousLurker

You need to fix your title so it doesn’t just say “Little Green Footballs”.

I would if I could find an Edit button…

There is a pencil in this reply window but not in the main one. IE problem?

Edit:
I opened the same post in Chrome and saw another extra symbol that was not present in IE, an exclamation mark to report the post.

14 wrenchwench  Thu, Jan 24, 2013 5:09:58pm

re: #13 William of Orange

I would if I could find an Edit button…

See comment #6, second paragraph.

15 CuriousLurker  Thu, Jan 24, 2013 5:14:48pm

re: #13 William of Orange

I would if I could find an Edit button…

There is a pencil in this reply window but not in the main one. IE problem?

It’s at the bottom of your post, right next to the little chiclets on the right.

16 William of Orange  Thu, Jan 24, 2013 5:23:51pm

Still don’t know where the edit button is but here’s a screenshot of the difference between this page in Chrome and IE.

Image: 2n7h47r.png

17 William of Orange  Thu, Jan 24, 2013 5:25:42pm

re: #15 CuriousLurker

It’s at the bottom of your post, right next to the little chiclets on the right.

Look at my screenshot. I’m missing something in my screen…. What browser should I use? Firefox shows me the same info as Chrome.

18 CuriousLurker  Thu, Jan 24, 2013 5:34:31pm

re: #17 William of Orange

Look at my screenshot. I’m missing something in my screen…. What browser should I use? Firefox shows me the same info as Chrome.

Hmm, that’s odd. Are you running a script blocker that might be preventing them form appearing? I use Firefox and don’t have any issues with the buttons.

Maybe you should send Charles an email. Tell him what’s going an and to come look at your screenshot.

19 William of Orange  Thu, Jan 24, 2013 5:42:22pm

Finally been able to edit it via my Samsung Galaxy SII. Totally annoying since the screen jumped from left to right constantly.

The title is correct now. I did see the mistake in the title as soon as I posted it but not seeing an edit button made it impossible for me to correct it. Don’t blame me for it, the button simply wasn’t there (for me). Other than that, I love to contribute more pages now that I get the hang of it but I need to make it correct at the first go.


Also, I still don’t understand why I cannot be logged in simultaneously with my phone and desktop. Logging in with my phone means that the desktop automatically signs off, and vice versa.

20 TedStriker  Fri, Jan 25, 2013 11:29:20am

re: #9 JeffFX

You’re wrong. It was a mistake followed by a lot of idiocy all around.

Get bent.

It may have been a mistake on LLH’s part over the Page title, but it was the content of the Page itself and LLH’s subsequent pity party that culminated in LLH flouncing.

That was all on them.

21 Charles Johnson  Fri, Jan 25, 2013 11:30:45am

re: #19 William of Orange

The pencil icon only appears if you are logged in to your account. The screenshots you posted show what the page looks like if you’re not logged in.

Simultaneous logins on more than one device are not possible, for security reasons.

22 JeffFX  Sat, Jan 26, 2013 6:42:10am

re: #11 Interesting Times

I’ve seen plenty of older threads and am familiar with his issues.

This thread makes me acutely aware that a lot of people here can’t deal with having their mistaken impressions countered.

23 JeffFX  Sat, Jan 26, 2013 6:43:12am

re: #20 TedStriker

Get bent.

Your emotional problems aren’t interesting.

24 Interesting Times  Sat, Jan 26, 2013 9:51:55am

re: #22 JeffFX

This thread makes me acutely aware that a lot of people here can’t deal with having their mistaken impressions countered.

What impressions did people have that were “mistaken”?

25 Obdicut  Sat, Jan 26, 2013 4:11:23pm

re: #22 JeffFX

When he concluded the story with something like “Actual news. Factual source”, he was being passive-aggressive, no matter what the title was. That’s what he set out to do, cock a snit. It was childish.


This page has been archived.
Comments are closed.

^ back to top ^

TwitterFacebook

Turn off all ads for a full year by subscribing!
Take advantage of our New Year subscription special, and save 25% off the normal subscription price! For a limited time, one-year ad-free subscriptions are just $59.95. Turn off all ads for a full year by subscribing now and save!
Read more...

► LGF Headlines

  • Loading...

► Tweeted Articles

  • Loading...

► Tweeted Pages

  • Loading...

► Top 10 Comments

  • Loading...

► Bottom Comments

  • Loading...

► Recent Comments

  • Loading...

► Tools/Info

► Tag Cloud

► Contact

You must have Javascript enabled to use the contact form.
Your email:

Subject:

Message:


Messages may be published unless you request otherwise.
Tech Note:
Using the Contact Form
LGF Pages

This button leads to the main index of LGF Pages, our user-submitted articles. You can post your own LGF Pages simply by registering a free account with us.

Create a Page

This is the LGF Pages posting bookmarklet. To use it, drag this button to your browser's bookmark bar, and title it 'LGF Pages' (or whatever you like). Then browse to a site you want to post, select some text on the page to use for a quote, click the bookmarklet, and the Pages posting window will appear with the title, text, and any embedded video or audio files already filled in, ready to go.

Or... you can just click this button to open the Pages posting window right away.

Last updated: 2014-12-15 2:06 pm PST

LGF User's Guide
Recent Pages
Thanos
State Officials Examine N.Y. School District Run by Orthodox Jews
For years, a New York community's public school system has been drained of resources by school board members who are more interested in assisting sectarian institutions than in improving public education. But thanks to complaints from angry residents, the ...

7 minutes ago
Views: 30 • Comments: 0
Tweets: 0 • Rating: 0
Mich-again
Tech start-up infuses street view maps with infrared images
Pathteacher: MIT Professor invents way to illegally search thousands of homes for his business start-up. What in the world are these people thinking? The legality of their business model, which involves taking unsolicited drive-by heat scans of private residences is ...

8 hours, 31 minutes ago
Views: 99 • Comments: 0
Tweets: 1 • Rating: 0
Rightwingconspirator
Tighten the Rules on E-Cigarettes? Is This Good Oversight?
The state report is not, however, an objective assessment. It obviously includes only the most damaging information about e-cigarettes. For example, some other studies have found potentially encouraging signs that vaping might help some smokers quit. In other words, ...

1 day, 3 hours ago
Views: 201 • Comments: 3
Tweets: 0 • Rating: 5
FemNaziBitch
Watch a US Senator Cite the Bible to Prove That Humans Aren’t Causing Global Warming
When Whitehouse first introduced this amendment a couple days ago, he made clear that by "climate change," he was referring to "what our carbon pollution...is doing to our atmosphere and what it is doing to our oceans." But the ...

1 day, 11 hours ago
Views: 333 • Comments: 2
Tweets: 0 • Rating: 0
Khal Wimpo
Chuck C. Johnson boosting Twitter via fake followers
...in related news, water found to be wet. It's become common for politicians and companies looking to puff up their social profiles to "buy" followers from shady-ass sploggers. Which works when you're starting up, but after you start to get ...

2 days, 20 hours ago
Views: 702 • Comments: 2
Tweets: 149 • Rating: 6
aagcobb
The Average American Household Was Poorer in 2013 Than It Was in 1983 - Vox
Matthew Yglesias, Vox: The Average American Household Was Poorer in 2013 Than It Was in 1983 - Vox US net worth rose considerably over that period, which is what you would expect to see. Technology has improved and productivity increased, ...

2 days, 20 hours ago
Views: 237 • Comments: 0
Tweets: 0 • Rating: 4
Lumberhead
Scott Walker’s Divisive Message
If any candidate could run a rigid campaign of polarization--aimed at winning as many white voters as possible--it's Walker. His language is already there. In his Iowa speech, he touted voter-identification laws and portrayed disadvantage as a pure product ...

2 days, 20 hours ago
Views: 388 • Comments: 1
Tweets: 5 • Rating: 4
Rocky-in-Connecticut
Republican Governor’s State-Run Media Outlet
I guess Republicans are against state-run enterprises except when they are for it. Indiana Governor (R) to start up State-Run official mouthpiece news outlet.indystar.com Hey- If a nice guy Republican/Tea Party favorite like Putin can have his own state-run mouthpiece, ...

3 days, 2 hours ago
Views: 264 • Comments: 1
Tweets: 0 • Rating: 4
The Vicious Babushka
What a Soviet Soldier Saw When His Unit Liberated Auschwitz 70 Years Ago
More: What a Soviet Soldier Saw When His Unit Liberated Auschwitz 70 Years Ago When the Soviet Army's 322nd Rifle Division entered the concentration camp at Auschwitz on Jan. 27, 1945, they found a desolation. Mounted on shaggy ponies, they ...

4 days, 7 hours ago
Views: 666 • Comments: 5
Tweets: 3 • Rating: 9
Skip Intro
Republican Net Neutrality Bill Would Gut FCC’s Authority Over Broadband
The party of pure evil strikes again. Net neutrality legislation unveiled by Republicans today would gut the ability of the Federal Communications Commission to regulate the broadband industry. As expected, the bill forbids the FCC from reclassifying broadband as a ...

1 week, 5 days ago
Views: 681 • Comments: 2
Tweets: 2 • Rating: 6
 Frank says:

If it sounds GOOD to YOU, it's bitchen; and if it sounds BAD to YOU, it's shitty.