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#1 Kjell Andersson   Members   -  Reputation: 364

Posted 04 December 2012 - 02:01 PM

I posted a new IOTD some days ago but the front image in the gallery seems to be broken. A bug somewhere?
When I browsed through the gallery I found that some other postings also had broken images.

I used preview functionality and then updated the posting a few times if this helps debugging the cause.

The posting i'm refering to is http://www.gamedev.net/page/community/iotd/index.html/_/demorize-digital-signage-particle-system-r323

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#2 Servant of the Lord   Crossbones+   -  Reputation: 14908

Posted 04 December 2012 - 03:20 PM

Looks fine in Google Chrome.

It's perfectly fine to abbreviate my username to 'Servant' rather than copy+pasting it all the time.

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#3 Ectara   Crossbones+   -  Reputation: 2403

Posted 04 December 2012 - 03:54 PM

It seems to look fine in Seamonkey; I get the same results as in the above image.

Edited by Ectara, 04 December 2012 - 03:55 PM.


#4 Bacterius   Crossbones+   -  Reputation: 7014

Posted 04 December 2012 - 06:10 PM

The thumbnail doesn't load here with Opera either:

Posted Image

It doesn't work under IE9 either, and a proxy doesn't help, however clicking on the IOTD shows the image properly, so apparently I have a different bug than you... Where are you located, Kjell?

Edited by Bacterius, 04 December 2012 - 06:11 PM.

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#5 Hodgman   Moderators   -  Reputation: 24014

Posted 04 December 2012 - 06:50 PM

Weird, it looked fine on my iPhone, but is busted on my Win7 Chrome
[edit]no, actually, it's broken on my iPhone too[/edit]
Posted Image

Edited by Hodgman, 04 December 2012 - 07:17 PM.


#6 Servant of the Lord   Crossbones+   -  Reputation: 14908

Posted 04 December 2012 - 07:07 PM

Ah. mine also looks like Hodgman's image - I thought he meant the page linked to.

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#7 Mussi   Crossbones+   -  Reputation: 1575

Posted 04 December 2012 - 10:22 PM

The image that's being linked to doesn't exist, I'm guessing something went wrong with the upload.

#8 Kjell Andersson   Members   -  Reputation: 364

Posted 10 December 2012 - 11:21 AM

I tried both Firefox and IE and it looks like the above images. Yes, it seems like the thumbnail image is not available on the server.
I tried editing the post to re-upload the image but that didn't help.

I don't know if the image showed at the beginning when I first posted the message since I edited it once after my initial post to correct a few spelling errors before I actually noticed that the front image was broken.

#9 Kjell Andersson   Members   -  Reputation: 364

Posted 10 December 2012 - 11:23 AM

Could it be that the original image is removed when you edit a post and the new image is not uploaded as a thumb?
Just a wild guess...




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