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Proclivities

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Posted: Nov 17, 2019 - 7:14am



 Prodigal_SOB wrote:
 islander wrote:
I really wish the new post editor would figure out google image pics, but it's worth hitting the link:

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/p/AF1QipPBiQkZsTQWwOrn6rAPGn14-sNNnH5iZVRIPJDV

 The legacy site seems to work.



Edit:  You can do it on the new site if you are willing to type in the HTML yourself using the little brackets icon at the far left.  The format for an image is  < img src="image URL" > only using angle rather than square brackets.
 
A lot of times the URLs for Google image pictures do not have an image extension (eg: .jpg, .gif, .png), like that one above, which may be why the RP editor cannot render them.

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Posted: Nov 16, 2019 - 12:56pm



 Prodigal_SOB wrote:
 islander wrote:
I really wish the new post editor would figure out google image pics, but it's worth hitting the link:

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/p/AF1QipPBiQkZsTQWwOrn6rAPGn14-sNNnH5iZVRIPJDV

 The legacy site seems to work.



Edit:  You can do it on the new site if you are willing to type in the HTML yourself using the little brackets icon at the far left.  The format for an image is  < img src="image URL" > only using angle rather than square brackets.
 
gives a whole new meaning to "fish sticks"

Prodigal_SOB

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Posted: Nov 16, 2019 - 12:42pm

 islander wrote:
I really wish the new post editor would figure out google image pics, but it's worth hitting the link:

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/p/AF1QipPBiQkZsTQWwOrn6rAPGn14-sNNnH5iZVRIPJDV

 The legacy site seems to work.



Edit:  You can do it on the new site if you are willing to type in the HTML yourself using the little brackets icon at the far left.  The format for an image is  [ img src="image URL" ] only using angle rather than square brackets.
islander

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Posted: Nov 16, 2019 - 12:32pm

I really wish the new post editor would figure out google image pics, but it's worth hitting the link:

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/p/AF1QipPBiQkZsTQWwOrn6rAPGn14-sNNnH5iZVRIPJDV
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Posted: Oct 25, 2019 - 10:25am


ScottFromWyoming

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Posted: Oct 25, 2019 - 9:26am



 Proclivities wrote:


 ScottFromWyoming wrote:
Grilled Chicken Club
 

That's a funny one: you can't really see the chicken and why did they put those fries on top of the sandwich?  I usually like Chicken Club sandwiches; that one looks like it might be okay but it is an odd photo.  Is that from a restaurant near you?
 

Yeah it's local. I was frightened by the sprouts, and the stray bits of black flecks of mystery*. We gave this place the cover photo on our annual restaurant (glossy) guide and despite sending a pro photographer, they couldn't manage to create an appetizing arrangement. Argued with the photog who wanted more fries on the plate, wouldn't replace the burger bun despite a large thumbprint where the cook had grabbed it to plate it. Melted the cheese to the point that it looked like bodily fluids...
 
*I knew a guy in The Black Flecks of Mystery but he OD'd some time ago.
Proclivities

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Posted: Oct 25, 2019 - 9:14am



 ScottFromWyoming wrote:
Grilled Chicken Club
 

That's a funny one: you can't really see the chicken and why did they put those fries on top of the sandwich?  I usually like Chicken Club sandwiches; that one looks like it might be okay but it is an odd photo.  Is that from a restaurant near you?
ScottFromWyoming

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Posted: Oct 25, 2019 - 9:04am

Grilled Chicken Club
ScottFromWyoming

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Posted: Mar 1, 2019 - 11:54am



 islander wrote:



 

This seems like a line from an online dating profile.  (glad I'm not single). 
 

:lol:
islander

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Posted: Mar 1, 2019 - 11:18am



 ScottFromWyoming wrote:


 Proclivities wrote:


 ScottFromWyoming wrote:
I'll be running right in for some of whatever that is. Unbaked Red Velvet Cinnamon Rolls. I'm sure they're tasty. My luck, I'd get that one in the top left corner.

 
Jeez, they're not even rolled up that well...

 
I predict that 3 of those will come out in saleable condition. But it makes me think I'll be making some cinnamon rolls this weekend. I made pizza a few days ago and I just throw ingredients together at random (really should write down a recipe) and the crust came out way more bread-roll texture than chewy pizza crust texture. So I should have a go at it while I still have a vague recollection of what I did. That's the great thing about bread: You don't put anything in it that tastes bad so it's going to come out okay, with some texture variance.

 

This seems like a line from an online dating profile.  (glad I'm not single). 
ScottFromWyoming

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Posted: Mar 1, 2019 - 10:33am



 Proclivities wrote:


 ScottFromWyoming wrote:
I'll be running right in for some of whatever that is. Unbaked Red Velvet Cinnamon Rolls. I'm sure they're tasty. My luck, I'd get that one in the top left corner.

 
Jeez, they're not even rolled up that well...

 
I predict that 3 of those will come out in saleable condition. But it makes me think I'll be making some cinnamon rolls this weekend. I made pizza a few days ago and I just throw ingredients together at random (really should write down a recipe) and the crust came out way more bread-roll texture than chewy pizza crust texture. So I should have a go at it while I still have a vague recollection of what I did. That's the great thing about bread: You don't put anything in it that tastes bad so it's going to come out okay, with some texture variance.

Proclivities

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Posted: Mar 1, 2019 - 10:27am



 ScottFromWyoming wrote:
I'll be running right in for some of whatever that is. Unbaked Red Velvet Cinnamon Rolls. I'm sure they're tasty. My luck, I'd get that one in the top left corner.

 
That's odd.  Unless doing a pictorial for a recipe, why would someone show uncooked food - especially a restaurant?  I thought maybe that was braciole at first, but it's sliced too thick for that and it's supposed to be tied.  Jeez, whatever they are they're not even rolled up that well...

ScottFromWyoming

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Posted: Mar 1, 2019 - 10:22am

I'll be running right in for some of whatever that is. Unbaked Red Velvet Cinnamon Rolls. I'm sure they're tasty. My luck, I'd get that one in the top left corner.

ScottFromWyoming

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Posted: Mar 1, 2019 - 10:16am



 ScottFromWyoming wrote:
We actually ate at this place on Friday. Are Chewy Fish & Chips really a thing? I know they're supposed to be "breaded" but this stuff had the texture of day old sourdough. Yes, I suspect they were taken out of a freezer and microwaved until warmish.
 
It's Friday again, so here's the fish. Is it just me or does it look like Pac Man is having second thoughts?
 

KurtfromLaQuinta

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Posted: Feb 19, 2019 - 12:09pm



 ScottFromWyoming wrote:
"Lunch Special: Cheddar Chilli Burger"

We actually ate at this place on Friday. Are Chewy Fish & Chips really a thing? I know they're supposed to be "breaded" but this stuff had the texture of day old sourdough. Yes, I suspect they were taken out of a freezer and microwaved until warmish.
 

Looks like a dog had an upset stomach.
ScottFromWyoming

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Posted: Feb 19, 2019 - 10:27am

"Lunch Special: Cheddar Chilli Burger"

We actually ate at this place on Friday. Are Chewy Fish & Chips really a thing? I know they're supposed to be "breaded" but this stuff had the texture of day old sourdough. Yes, I suspect they were taken out of a freezer and microwaved until warmish.
Lazy8

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Posted: Feb 18, 2019 - 9:23pm

ScottFromWyoming wrote:
I threatened to start a Tumblr and now here it is. Add your own, but it's supposed to be a picture of food that a restaurant shared, not a customer photo.

https://badrestaurantpromos.tumblr.com

"Lunch. Sandwiches."

"Um...food, I guess. Sorta."
ScottFromWyoming

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Posted: Feb 18, 2019 - 10:11am

I threatened to start a Tumblr and now here it is. Add your own, but it's supposed to be a picture of food that a restaurant shared, not a customer photo.

https://badrestaurantpromos.tumblr.com

"Lunch. Sandwiches."