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    hello, my name is dave.. i just got booted from photo.net becouse of not paying fees.. i love photography, love large format, but dont get to shoot as mouch as id like.. ill be looking in and asking questions and adding a few comments from time to time.. one question my screen is to big here.. that is it covers more than my page is there a quick fix for that doesnt change my whole computer settings?? next question is there a 4x5 catagory? thanks dave..

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    Photo.net has fees???
    I steal time at 1/125th of a second, so I don't consider my photography to be Fine Art as much as it is petty larceny.
    I'm not OCD. I'm CDO which is alphabetically correct.

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    Whatever David A. Goldfarb's Avatar
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    I've never paid any fees to photo.net, and there are forums there that I participate in. In any case, welcome to the LF forum.

    To see all the categories just click on "Recent Topics" and scroll down to the bottom of the page.

    Not sure about your browser problem. It works for me in Netscape 7.x on two different computers with different screen sizes, and I've also used it in IE on other computers. It should autosize.

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    Welcome to the LF Forum. I know that the categories need a bit of reorganization, but unlike 8x10, ULF, and 2x3, 4x5 doesn't have its own category because it is the default. As for the viewing problem, if you describe more precisely what it is and on what system it occurs, Tom might be able to fix it.

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    > describe more precisely what it is and on what system it occurs, Tom might > be able to fix it.

    I think I get something similar since changes were made to the format a little while ago (befoe Xmas sometime?). Using IE v6.something on Win2000, the yellow box for replies now scrolls off the edge of the page to the right, taking the text with it. I assume it used to autosize before? Thats on a 19" monitor
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    Why would you start out an introduction with a lie? A lie every person here knows is one since a lot of us participate in both forums.

    Why a 4x5 catagory? Does 4x5 shoot different from 8x10, 5x7,or my personal favorite 3x4?

    tim in san jose

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    Nobody gets booted from photo.net for "not paying fees." I am guessing that was a tongue in cheek remark? In any case, welcome.

    I've had a problem with the window being too wide in the past, too. But it seems to have fixed itself... strange. Like Tim, I think it was related to the sizing of this yellow box for replies I am typing in (which, for the record, fits on the screen right now).

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    somehow i got booted from photo net. when i try to subscribe i get this m essage asking for credit card info..

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    << Why would you start out an introduction with a lie? A lie every person here knows is one since a lot of us participate in both forums. >>

    i was hoping now that i was on a new forum i would be leaving the ocassional rude person that posts on photonet.. im on a half dozen boards mostly gemology,minerology, shooting, black powder and the like.. i recently have had(last few years) only rude remarks in the photo forums...in the past when boards were unmontitered we had what we called flame wars which is why we need to register and can get booted with the moniters request.. i really have a hard time deciding wheather i would like to join this forum even tho most of you sound like polite helpful memebers.. dave schlick

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    As someone who has made a voluntary contribution to photo.net in response to a "we need money" drive some months ago, I was surprised that they are now saying on their site that if you contribute to the site on a regular basis you will be asked to make a contribution. It is put in terms that make it clear that it is not really optional. Has no-one else noticed this?

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