limiting exposure to photos

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Jan 31st, 2018, 05:29 PM
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limiting exposure to photos

Again, forgive me if I've missed the answer to this question, but... how can I see only a thumbnail of any photo someone has attached to a thread, or if that isn't an option, avoid seeing the photos at all?
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Jan 31st, 2018, 05:50 PM
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Settings/Edit Options/Thread Display Options
You can only see them or not.
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Jan 31st, 2018, 06:17 PM
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Thanks, elberko, but I had already set my "thread display" options to NOT show photos -- and I'm still seeing them on some threads, such as this one:
Road trip out of Madrid,Spain in February - questions.

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Jan 31st, 2018, 08:06 PM
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Those are videos, not photos.
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Jan 31st, 2018, 08:27 PM
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OK, then how to block views of videos?
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Jan 31st, 2018, 09:19 PM
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I don't know; I have photos blocked and still see video thumbnails (as in above thread). The videos don't take nearly as long to load as photos, though, and don't seem to be gigantic.
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Jan 31st, 2018, 10:18 PM
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On my computer, the videos are just as large as photos.
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Feb 1st, 2018, 09:01 AM
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Between all the ads (I see anywhere form 4 to 10 of the same ad on my screen at any given time) and now people posting photos... EVERYWHERE... i have a problem
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The photos you can easily take care of . . ( see above )
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Feb 1st, 2018, 09:41 AM
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There's no way to block videos from showing.
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Feb 1st, 2018, 10:44 AM
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The problem with the photos is their size. They are GIGANTIC and take over the entire screen.
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Feb 1st, 2018, 05:57 PM
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@ ibobi: thanks for your reply, even if it isn't the news I would have liked. I'm sure your techs have a long list of future projects, but I would appreciate it if you would consider adding this option to the list.
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Aug 30th, 2018, 04:07 PM
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Photos are again appearing in various threads I access, and they are showing as photos, not videos. I checked my settings, in case I had inadvertently reset them, but they all seem correct. Any thoughts?
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Aug 30th, 2018, 05:07 PM
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Do you have a link to sch a thread?
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Aug 30th, 2018, 05:14 PM
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Here are two:
Europe trip..last minute
3 generation trip live trip report Indonesia
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Aug 30th, 2018, 05:22 PM
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Either you are an incredibly fast problem solver, ibobi, or closing out of my browser and reopening has helped. I no longer see the photos on the Indonesia trip report. I still see them on the "Europe trip" thread -- maybe because they are slide shows?
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Aug 31st, 2018, 12:05 PM
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I don't think we can affect the flickr links.
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Thanks for checking, ibobi.
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