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Postby colditz » Sat Nov 27, 2010 11:46 am

The pictures on the database need a watermark stamping on them - asap.

This guy has used the pics for over 10 of his auctions ;
[ebay]160511666585[/ebay]

Perhaps we should get him to remove them ?
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Re: Pictures

Postby Grimtale » Sat Nov 27, 2010 1:04 pm

The watermark should be easy enough to do. I am with you on this one.
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Re: Pictures

Postby dylnfan » Sat Nov 27, 2010 4:25 pm

colditz wrote:Perhaps we should get him to remove them ?


Yes. Does a Mod need to do this or should I?
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Re: Pictures

Postby Grimtale » Sat Nov 27, 2010 5:04 pm

Could very well be that this seller is one of us. Keep that in mind and ask nicely. If that doesn't work... then pitch forks and torches...
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Re: Pictures

Postby anonymousbrunette » Sat Nov 27, 2010 5:05 pm

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Re: Pictures

Postby chrono_1980 » Sat Nov 27, 2010 5:28 pm

What a tight knit community. Be nice, then form a posse out for revenge and blood. :lol:
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Re: Pictures

Postby trickster » Sat Nov 27, 2010 5:39 pm

I worked on the pics of the database and came up with the small image on the corner to indicate if they are of any limited vinyl pressing.
I am not sure if watermarking will look good. As a matter of fact I am against it because it is not aesthetically appealing to me.

It always bugs me to see a water mark across a pic and putting a small logo on the corner, like EB does, is useless cause we already know that this guy took the pic from the swirl database. So I guess its a) leave it as it is b) put a huge watermark to destroy the pic.
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Re: Pictures

Postby IamFrank007 » Sat Nov 27, 2010 5:50 pm

What is the format for data base pics ? I took pics and was going to add a pile items, but would not allow JPEG.
I am off work for the winter, and have alot of spare time
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Re: Pictures

Postby trickster » Sat Nov 27, 2010 5:56 pm

IamFrank007 wrote:What is the format for data base pics ? I took pics and was going to add a pile items, but would not allow JPEG.
I am off work for the winter, and have alot of spare time

Jpeg works just fine but the is a file size limit.
If I am not mistaken it has to be smaller than 512 kb
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Re: Pictures

Postby IamFrank007 » Sat Nov 27, 2010 6:03 pm

trickster wrote:
IamFrank007 wrote:What is the format for data base pics ? I took pics and was going to add a pile items, but would not allow JPEG.
I am off work for the winter, and have alot of spare time

Jpeg works just fine but the is a file size limit.
If I am not mistaken it has to be smaller than 512 kb

I use the smallest seting on my camera, I can upload this size for pics in the Forum
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Re: Pictures

Postby trickster » Sat Nov 27, 2010 6:07 pm

IamFrank007 wrote:
trickster wrote:
IamFrank007 wrote:What is the format for data base pics ? I took pics and was going to add a pile items, but would not allow JPEG.
I am off work for the winter, and have alot of spare time

Jpeg works just fine but the is a file size limit.
If I am not mistaken it has to be smaller than 512 kb

I use the smallest seting on my camera, I can upload this size for pics in the Forum


Do you get an error message when trying to upload them pics?
If yes paste it here please.
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Re: Pictures

Postby colditz » Sat Nov 27, 2010 6:36 pm

trickster wrote:I worked on the pics of the database and came up with the small image on the corner to indicate if they are of any limited vinyl pressing.
I am not sure if watermarking will look good. As a matter of fact I am against it because it is not aesthetically appealing to me.

It always bugs me to see a water mark across a pic and putting a small logo on the corner, like EB does, is useless cause we already know that this guy took the pic from the swirl database. So I guess its a) leave it as it is b) put a huge watermark to destroy the pic.


I'm sorry, but I really think something needs to be done for the limited vinyl - it's far too easy for scammers to copy/paste.
and it's not like you have to be registered here to get hold of the pictures.

I don't give a monkeys about non limited vinyl.
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Re: Pictures

Postby dylnfan » Sat Nov 27, 2010 6:40 pm

colditz wrote:
trickster wrote:I worked on the pics of the database and came up with the small image on the corner to indicate if they are of any limited vinyl pressing.
I am not sure if watermarking will look good. As a matter of fact I am against it because it is not aesthetically appealing to me.

It always bugs me to see a water mark across a pic and putting a small logo on the corner, like EB does, is useless cause we already know that this guy took the pic from the swirl database. So I guess its a) leave it as it is b) put a huge watermark to destroy the pic.


I'm sorry, but I really think something needs to be done for the limited vinyl - it's far too easy for scammers to copy/paste.
and it's not like you have to be registered here to get hold of the pictures.

I don't give a monkeys about non limited vinyl.


This is my only concern...that someone will use the image to represent it as their own, then never send the item. Granted, it would be just as easy to steal an image from someone on eBay, but I don't want us to facilitate the problem. Thoughts?
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Re: Pictures

Postby runofthemill » Sat Nov 27, 2010 7:05 pm

I've been on some other forums where you have to have a minimum post count to see certain areas of the website. Maybe something like that could be used? Or a certain feedback count, I'm sure something creative could be implemented.
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Re: Pictures

Postby 7th_son » Sun Nov 28, 2010 3:38 am

Saw this coming, and actually did make a watermark, if we want to re-visit the idea. One issue was how to incorporate it automatically into pics that are uploaded into the database. Otherwise it would have to be done manually and that is an extremely tedious prospect. Look like this for example, but could be altered anyway we saw fit.
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