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Seriously now, DataLounge mechanics ...

Ok, I type, can find Internet porn, can Bing. But that's about it with me and the "how-to" of the computer.

I can master lurking DL. I know to highlight lines I want and type a left bracket and type the word quote and type a right bracket and click to put copy in a shadow box.

Of course I've photos on the desktop. But I never got into the how to put photos up on DataLounge where my favorite hot guy is posted from time to time.

How do you guys put photos and links to sites up?

Crash course please?

by Anonymousreply 2801/24/2015

Gramps, the fact that you are proud that you "can bing" means you are a hopeless cause.

by Anonymousreply 111/05/2012

Um, you put the url of the image in the url box just below the message box.

by Anonymousreply 211/05/2012

OP Eldergay, just try.

I would say try harder, but that would be impossible, as you're not trying at all.

by Anonymousreply 311/05/2012

I'm guessing that if R1 and R3 were asked to take a junior high school algebra test, they'd fail miserably unless they had their trusty PC/MAC with them.

And just so you two know, a PC/MAC won't wipe your ass after you've taken a dump. For the love of humanity, wipe.

by Anonymousreply 411/05/2012

Keep trying R4.

If you are trying to argue that basic - and we're talking basic - computer skills aren't useful, you have a serious problem.

by Anonymousreply 511/05/2012

Multiple r1 personalities in this thread. Sheesh!

OP, in order to post your pics on Datalounge, they have to be online somewhere, not just on your computer. Upload your picture to a photo sharing site (google "photo sharing sites"). There will be instructions on how to upload your pictures. After you do that, the site will create a link for you. Copy that link, and paste it into the box that says "Url:" underneath the box where you type your message here in DL. They click [save post] and your pic will be posted as a link in your message. People will have to click on the link to see the picture.

And, OP? Do yourself a favor and stop using Bing. Google is so much better for everything Bing does. Bing sucks.

by Anonymousreply 611/05/2012

But the Google can see and profile all my onliney activities!!

by Anonymousreply 711/05/2012

Oh, r7, you clueless moron.

by Anonymousreply 811/05/2012

what photosharing sites are good for x-rated images?

by Anonymousreply 911/05/2012

Ms. R8, it's pretty clear R7 is joking.

by Anonymousreply 1011/05/2012

All photos posted in this site are hosted elsewhere... they're uploaded to tumblr, flikr, instagram, or are found using Bing or Google image searches.

If you have a picture on your own hard-drive, you can't "link" to it directly. You must first put it up on the internet somewhere, so it has a URL, that you can copy and paste into the "URL" box.

Tumblr works well for this. But any photo sharing site will work... some better than others, as some don't allow direct hot-linking.

Also, if you want it to be visible embedded in the thread, then it must be a jpeg or gif file (not an animated gif or png file)... and it must have the "jpg" or "gif" extension (some jpeg files have .jpeg extensions, and so won't show up inline).

If you don't know what 'inline' photos are or look like, hit "settings" in the left side-bar, and check the "inline photos" and "inline youtube videos" check-boxes, then close the settings box.

by Anonymousreply 1111/05/2012

Yeah, instead of candy-assed quips like R1 & R3, let's have an answer for R9.

by Anonymousreply 1211/08/2012

OP here. Not the phony of R7.

This was a test.

I asked a simple question, how do I post porn, something that hasn't been my prime focus regarding use of the Internet.

I figured I'd get some flack, but possibly would find out what I wanted to know.

Of course the smart-asses jumped in right away. . R1 called me "Gramps," R3 "Eldergay"."

But best, R2 and R6 (R6, yeah, Google is it, but me and Bing is just a thing) and R11came through. I thank you.

These "good guys" are why I like to read DL. The candy-assed old freaks throwing out barbs can just stuff it, the only stuffing they've probably had in years. A year ago I read DL a lot. When I posted calling some just too gay and tiresome, the freaks flew in calling me tiresome for finding anyone else tiresome. Now that I'm stupid, where are all you other stupid people too stupid to know how to use a photo sharing site? Wouldn't my question help you, too?

No matter.

I said "I can Bing." Was attacked immediately! Three simple words, rather than say I'm familiar with, have used, have gone through, Ask Jeeves (when I started, but I was a kid), Lycos, Excite, DuckDuckGo, Dogpile, Yahoo and of course Google. I prefer Bing. Simple matter of knowledge, taste and the way I work. Why waste words explaining something to a site like this? Within minutes some less-than-sharp basement-dweller would type in "Get a Blog," or be pissy as were R1and R3 in the anonymity of their basements throwing out "ElderGay," not having a clue who they were talking to. Honey, or in this case, honies, I grew up with the Internet, my first toy was a red "computer" Speak 'n Spell. Trust me, I know far more than you two. But I have never needed to use a photo sharing site, nor knew how to. I asked, and now I do. Thanks to "the good guys."

by Anonymousreply 1311/11/2012

How old are you? The Internet has been around almost 20 years by now.

by Anonymousreply 1411/11/2012

Born '86. There has always been Internet in our house. My first memory is dad's Macintosh Plus. It ran OS 7. Now he has OS 10.8.2. He teases me I'm lagging behind on OS 10.6.8.

But back to something at hand: "what photosharing sites are good for x-rated images?"

by Anonymousreply 1511/11/2012

You were born in '86 and use the phrase 'candy-assed'? You mean 1886, yes?

by Anonymousreply 1611/11/2012

Google Chrome does indeed monitor your activities, so use another browser or setup another account.

by Anonymousreply 1711/11/2012

Some of our posters like to act Republican now and then-- I suggest you just ignore.

by Anonymousreply 1811/11/2012

No, R16, good descriptions are good, no matter the eon they come from. Like "lame" for you. Why do you need to chime in?

by Anonymousreply 1911/11/2012

Can you see inside my room when you read my posts?

by Anonymousreply 2011/11/2012


by Anonymousreply 2111/11/2012

Is Edga a newly authenticated user?

Why am I having flashbacks of D-A-V-IDA-Rochelle and PPSM?

by Anonymousreply 2211/11/2012

David would know how to use a PC.

by Anonymousreply 2311/11/2012

New question (not OP here): I know how to link to sites, but is there a way to make just the picture you want to link to on a webpage show up rather than forcing people to click on the link? I know that some images show up inline for me, but not when I link to a page that has text and multiple images, obviously. How do you get just one photo off of a page to link by itself?

by Anonymousreply 2411/11/2012

[quote]This was a test.

And you failed.

[quote]Born '86.

No, you are 86.

by Anonymousreply 2511/11/2012


by Anonymousreply 2601/24/2015

Who is bumping these old-ass, boring threads?

by Anonymousreply 2701/24/2015

I know. The OP is probably dead by now.

Who cares about this shit?

by Anonymousreply 2801/24/2015
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