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Topic # 94441 11-Dec-2011 14:21 Send private message

I just posted to this page - the Epic YouTube Videos thread.

Now it is automatically redirecting to youtube:

http://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumid=48&topicid=63201&page_no=22

I used the standard bbcode [youtube] tag.

[Edit: same in chrome and safari]

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  Reply # 556600 11-Dec-2011 14:25 Send private message

If that page is redirecting for you as well, click the 'report post' button above to flag it for the mods on duty.

I'd do that myself but the 'report post' button does not display for posts by the owner.

Also better note here when you have done that otherwise people will be doing it all day.

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  Reply # 556601 11-Dec-2011 14:38 Send private message

Messaged freitasm already, but not sure if he is around at the moment.

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  Reply # 556603 11-Dec-2011 14:50 Send private message

Ok, forget about that report post thing. I worked around the automatic redirect and edited the post to remove the youtube link. We can discuss and reproduce the problem later. Avoid using the [youtube] bbcode for now.

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  Reply # 556620 11-Dec-2011 15:18 Send private message

I suspect you entered the entire URL for the video, instead of using the standard which is just the video id (the bit at v= in the URL).

In other words, please use the [youtube] tag, but use it correctly.





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  Reply # 556622 11-Dec-2011 15:27 Send private message

You're right. That is exactly what I did. Sorry about that. Bummer about having that page inaccessible for 20 minutes or so. Completely unintentional on my part, was just trying to use the tag.

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