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Chit Chat / Re: Giant Catfish
Last post by Steeley -
A couple miles "up-lake" (Lake Havasu)  from the Parker Dam on the California side is a little resort called "Black Meadow Landing". They have a bar right on the Lake shore (or at least did when I lived in the area some 40 years ago, doesn't look like it's still there) that had a lot of pictures of the Parker Dam being built back in the mid 30's, and Dam-related memorabilia  - I think the guy, Gene, if I remember correctly, that built/owned it worked for/retired from the Metropolitan Water District that maintained the dam. Anyway, he also had a few pictures of divers down inspecting the dam over the years, and one I remember was odd..  it showed a diver with a couple of spots - sorta like this  (this is an approximation I have made from memory to give you an idea, in the actual picture the diver was facing the camera directly rather than a side shot..).


Supposedly taken a few feet from the base of the dam just above the bottom on the lake side in the late 1950s, hard to make out the diver due to the lighting and murkiness of the water, I asked him about the 'dots', positioned as if the diver were to reach out with both hands in a "Y" and point at them. Gene told me they were the eyes of a monster catfish behind the diver. Gene also said it was that divers last dive at the dam.

Now, the old hotel in Parker had some old-timey picts in the lobby, supposedly one with both Henry Ford and Louis Chevrolet were in Parker during a "cross country car race" (I've never been able to confirm actually happened), and another of the Hotel owner (who lived in a 4 room shack a block north of Arizona avenue, one room for his horse!) circa 1924 holding up a tarantula by its back legs, its body mostly covering his, with its front legs dragging on the ground (he was only 5'6" or so, but still..).

OK.. fun stuff, but Gene swore up and down the diver photo was genuine and not "retouched". 
Chit Chat / Re: Giant Catfish
Last post by Spuds -
It will require a enormous batch of hush puppies and a tanker of Cajun Chef (hot sauce) ... at least here, not sure how its commonly served in Italy.   Damn,  now I'm craving catfish ... going to need to go to the catfish parlor for lunch tomorrow :yum:
Chit Chat / Re: Giant Catfish
Last post by badmonkey -
That'll require a massive deep fryer, and a cardiologist on site.  :cheesy: 

Noodling looks fun. People seem joyous in the act. My sensible side, if not paranoid, wonders what else may latch on under there.  :shocked: 
Chit Chat / Giant Catfish
Last post by Spuds -
Are you kidding me !!!

This was caught in Italy's River Po, 9' 4" long. 

The think looks like a flipping dinosaur.

How would you like to be noodling and have this beast latch on.
Addons / Re: [ADDON] SimplePortal
Last post by Ruth -
Yes...I changed the language now on forum.


I was confused, because the button in the middle does not say "show comments" in german, it says "reply"....and there is a field for typing, if I click on the button in the middle. Thats still the old german language file there, i made years ago. Articles were not really working those days, so translating was a lot of guessing. :wink:

I will change the text of this button in the middle in the german language file.
Addons / Re: [ADDON] SimplePortal
Last post by Spuds -
I think may be happening is that you are viewing an article that has comments?.   In that case you would see (3) buttons

"Read More" <- takes you to the full article $txt['sp_read_more']
"Comments" <- takes you to the top of the comment listing $txt['sp-articlesComments']
"Write Comment" <- positions the new comment textbox in  view $txt['sp_write_comment']

The write comment button does not focus/select the textarea, so if you only have one or two comments the buttons look to do the same thing.  I'll make an update that will position the cursor inside the textbox when you select "write comment", it should have done this anyway.
Support / Re: Timeformat/strftime with php 8
Last post by Ruth -
I changed it in Load.php, Spuds.

This custom block is working now perfect again!  :smiley:  Thank you very much!

It is the most important block to us...I am very happy now.
Addons / Re: [ADDON] SimplePortal
Last post by Ruth -
Thats elk11, so the newest version of portal: 1.0.2

I only have 3 buttons, if i look at a category of articles in ACP.
In the "normal view" of articles there are just 2 buttons.