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JohnM01/07/2019 13:33:39
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This will probably be seen as petty but hey ho. If you don't ask you will never know..

When I log in I am John Milton 2 there is no other John Milton I can see so can I change this username or can an admin? If another John Milton is a member then can I have another stab at choosing a username or is it not possible for me to change it? #petty

Uploading photos is quite 20th century (sorry but it is) five photos at a time soon gets boring but if we could possibly upload via FTP or have a faster easier way to upload photos maybe there would be more content. I have seen more than one post on the forums saying that uploading is quite involved and complicated.

I have more questions but I will see how well these go down before I ramble on.

JasonB01/07/2019 13:41:27
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JOHN MILTON and JOHN MILTON 1 are already taken but you can try something else.

I don't think things will change any time soon regarding photos but nothing to stop you using another hosting site that will allow you to upload more in one go, that's what I do. Though I don't find this system slow or complicated, more that I post on several sites so easier to use one host.


Edited By JasonB on 01/07/2019 13:42:28

JohnM01/07/2019 13:54:19
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Thanks for the quick reply Jason. Can I change this myself or is it only forum staff that can change usernames?

JasonB01/07/2019 14:11:40
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You should be able to do it by going to Settings up on the green bar at the top of the page and then "my profile"

You could try "John_Milton" as I don't think the other users are very active so should not be any confusion.

AdrianR01/07/2019 14:11:45
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If you go into Settings/My Profile you can set your nickname.

JohnM01/07/2019 15:23:45
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I feel like a new man. Thank you.

Next question, I can't work out how to post in the Classifieds section? There is no new thread button etc.

JasonB01/07/2019 16:41:57
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Go down the right of the page and depending if you want to sell or buy click "more for sale/wanted adds" the screen that comes up will then have "place an ... add" top right.

Ian S C02/07/2019 11:36:14
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About the photo album system, I find it easier, and more reliable than the likes of Photo Bucket. Ian S C

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