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Andy_Mann
Former Community Member

Re: Outdoor Kitchen

@John1

 

Right on mate, stuff the champagners, I'm think'n:

 

https://www.anbg.gov.au/gardens/education/programs/pdfs/aboriginal-cooking-techniques-2006.pdf

 

Two zones for sure, one for sheilas & kids in the pad locked front yard, the backyard to be complete with a skip of grog on ice for the blokes.

 

Enjoy.

 

NB, I'm not knock'n yah, I'm on your side.

 

 

 

 

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Jason
Community Manager
Community Manager

Re: Outdoor Kitchen

Hi @John1,

 

I see you made a few blank posts. Are you having trouble using the site? I'm always happy to assist. Please let me know what you're struggling with and I'll be pleased to help.

 

Jason

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John1
Experienced Contributor

Re: Outdoor Kitchen

Jason I am not sure whats happening. The site sometimes not always seems to have a mind of its own. I would write out a Post and I always reread the post several times to make sure it sounds right as I have a problem with communicating. So I am not sure whether it is a site situation or a complete ballsup on my behalf. It has happened again and this time my wife seen what I was tying to put into words actual happen. 

I finish the Post after I am happy that it sounds OK. never perfect but I am happy with OK. and I press Post and when I read it onsite it leaves out words that I have had to put in to make it sound right [before I have pressed Post]. Other times it will for no reason send me back to the email that I usually use to open the site. Scary hey!

This is the second time I have written this reply as it just vanished after jumping to other areas on this site. I'm glad Pam was here as I like Wayne suffer from Sever Depression with acute Anxiety.

I really enjoy this site as like everyone else am a keen DIY'er and I get some fantastic ideas. So I wont give up reading this site, only stop replying or writing a discussion. 

  

 

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Jason
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Community Manager

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@John1

 

Sorry for the problems you are experiencing with posting. I can understand it must be very frustrating.

 

We haven't had any other users report similar issues so I suggest it might be something specific to your computer - perhaps due to malware. I will send you some questions via private message to help us investigate for you.

 

Jason 

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Andy_Mann
Former Community Member

Re: Outdoor Kitchen

@John1

 

Like you, my posts take a very long time to put together, & proofread before I submit, & for the very same reason that you mentioned.

I work around it by drafting my posts using a word processor, which gives me an "On the Go" spell checker, & a full page to work in, as I struggle writing in text boxes.

Once I've finished the arduous process of getting it to make sense, I “Copy All”, & then paste it in Workshop's reply box.

Even then, it's quite common for me to have to edit my post, after seeing what I've submitted.

I hope this helps mate.

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Jason
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Community Manager

Re: Outdoor Kitchen

@Andy_Mann

 

If you ever have difficulties with the site, please don't hesitate to get in touch and the team will be more than happy to assist. 

 

Thanks,

 

Jason

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Kermit
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Re: Outdoor Kitchen

Just make sure you don't use Internet Explorer. When you copy and paste from Word, it adds a bunch of extra markup language. This extra markup causes issues in IE, and thus the page doesn't load beyond the point of where the markup starts. 

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Andy_Mann
Former Community Member

Re: Outdoor Kitchen

@Jason

 

A huge thank you Jason for the offer of help, but my difficulties apply to any site with text boxes. It's not a specific Workshop site problem, I've had this difficulty for a long time, & simply offered my work around to help John1, & perhaps others.

 

I'm not at all embarrassed by my (major) depression, & would've volunteered it earlier if the need arose, but I keep it in the background, until I see someone that can learn from how I've learnt to deal with it.

 

I'm putting it out there, if any Workshoppers are struggling with depression, I'm a very good listener, extremely positive, & it stays between us.

 

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Andy_Mann
Former Community Member

Re: Outdoor Kitchen

@Kermit

 

Many thanks for bringing up the complications of pasting a copy of a Word document, via Internet Explorer.

 

I'm not a MicroSoft devotee, so I wasn't aware of what you disclosed, & delighted that you have potentially helped a much larger audience.

 

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John1
Experienced Contributor

Re: Outdoor Kitchen

Thank you all. I lost faith in friends a longtime ago and refuse those who offer me friendship but boy you guys and girls are something else.
I manage my depression and only use it as a way for someone to understand Acute Anxiety.
Don't get out the violins and flowers just yet as I like rock and roll.
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