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Do you have your glasses on, geg dear? Those aren't posts... Those irregular things are the fforum members, and they refuse to stand in a straight line. Some sort of Treehouse regulation, I think. I haven't gotten around to reading the regulations, so I'm not sure.
In heralding this auspiciously suspicious moment, I return, from beyond the 100k postmark.
They use stamps there.
'We're all mad here. I'm mad, you're mad." [said the Cat.]
"How do you know I'm mad?" said Alice.
"You must be," said the Cat, "Or you wouldn't have come here."
- Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures In Wonderland
I should apologize for the 68k of bunting in my post. On my 56k dial-up it makes a noticeable difference in loading time, and I imagine that it affects some of the small screen high tech devices others use. Very thoughtless of me. Face
All I can do now is try to achieve the next page of this thread as quickly as possible, but I don't know if page length is determined by a count of posts or by quantity of bytes.
I've just done a quick test. I uploaded as jpg, and I've now looked on my computer at a conversion to png and gif. Results:
Jpg . 23k
Png . 08k
Gif . 04k
I promise to post more responsibly on the 1,000,000 post landmark.
I'm reminded of a time in the early 80s when I spent roughly half a day rewriting a 6510 machine language routine to reduce it from 130 bytes to 128 bytes. It was a garbage collection routine for... (free slice of geek-cake if you can guess the machine), and it reduced garbage collection time from several seconds (sometimes tens of seconds) down to a time not perceivable by human senses.
Them was the days, them was.
A thought occurs. I wonder if I should edit the post to replace the jpgs with gifs...
Nah. I'll just write a long and rambling post to speed the arrival of the new page.
And while I remember - Congratulations to SM for his very apposite post.