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#1494822 - 08/12/10 11:13 PM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: WinsomeAllegretto]
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What a load of codswallop. Ow! that cod hurt!

...You've all gone mad.
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#1494839 - 08/12/10 11:42 PM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: Canonie]
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(embedding disabled; click on it again; couldn't resist the embedded graphic)
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#1494843 - 08/12/10 11:45 PM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: WinsomeAllegretto]
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What is the new fish-looking icon for in the first place, does it have a purpose?
I'm afraid to click on the thing...
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#1494851 - 08/12/10 11:59 PM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: Barb860]
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Originally Posted By: Barb860
What is the new fish-looking icon for in the first place, does it have a purpose?
I'm afraid to click on the thing...

NOBODY KNOWS!

Or at least I don't. smile

Except maybe to inspire funny fish stuff. ha
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#1494855 - 08/13/10 12:14 AM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: beet31425]
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Cute! And one of my very favourite singers.
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#1494857 - 08/13/10 12:20 AM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: currawong]
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http://www.sharethis.com/ Some sort of widget thing in our posts. We are being encourage to share.
Whatever this whole sharing thing is... I sometimes share my lunch with birds attacking my vehicle. More of a self-defense mechanism, rather than sharing.



Edited by Mattardo (08/13/10 12:21 AM)

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#1494858 - 08/13/10 12:21 AM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: currawong]
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Originally Posted By: currawong
Cute! And one of my very favourite singers.

But I hope you would never forget Christa Ludwig and Walter Berry in Bernstein's recording of Des Knaben Wunderhorn.

Very fine.

Edit: what is this weird thing at the bottom of our posts? Click on it and nothing happens except an error message.


Edited by argerichfan (08/13/10 12:23 AM)
Edit Reason: Huh?
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#1494862 - 08/13/10 12:25 AM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: Barb860]
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I'm just glad it's not just me seeing it.
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#1494863 - 08/13/10 12:29 AM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: argerichfan]
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Originally Posted By: argerichfan
Edit: what is this weird thing at the bottom of our posts? Click on it and nothing happens except an error message.


Wait-- are you kidding? That's what this whole thread is about. It all started because Mark decided it looked like a fish.

-J
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#1494864 - 08/13/10 12:33 AM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: beet31425]
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It's ShareThis, basically a way to share your post on Facebook, Twitter, Digg and stuff.

As can be seen, it hasn't exactly been implemented that well.



Also, this thread is a bit................................fishy. *bursts into uncontrollable laughter to the point of pain*

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#1494866 - 08/13/10 12:35 AM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: argerichfan]
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Originally Posted By: argerichfan
...Edit: what is this weird thing at the bottom of our posts? Click on it and nothing happens except an error message.

Exactly -- me2.

That's why fish is my best theory. Also my only. smile
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#1494870 - 08/13/10 12:38 AM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: beet31425]
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Originally Posted By: beet31425
.....That's what this whole thread is about. It all started because Mark decided it looked like a fish.

Wait a minute, wait a minute.........Whaddaya mean, "decided"?

You're not one of those who thinks I'm posting mere "opinions" as "facts," are you? ha

It does look like a fish.......it does, it does! help
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#1494871 - 08/13/10 12:39 AM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: Mark_C]
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Frank's trying to add some social media features here. Frank, if you're reading this, why not just implement very small twitter and facebook icons (the 2 biggies.) I've seen this done on other sites to great success! smile
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#1494874 - 08/13/10 12:46 AM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: eweiss]
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Originally Posted By: eweiss
Frank's trying to add some social media features here. Frank, if you're reading this, why not just implement very small twitter and facebook icons (the 2 biggies.)....

....or if not, then at least a MENU.....

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#1494876 - 08/13/10 12:52 AM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: Mark_C]
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Well, it's the first thing I saw too - a fish. Are some of you saying that it's NOT supposed to look like a fish? No way...
It's very distracting, and now my internet explorer constantly looks like it's trying to load the page with it's little green bar churning away.
I don't like change! frown

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#1494879 - 08/13/10 12:54 AM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: Mattardo]
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The fish is gone. is still here.

edit: ok, after refresh it came back confused


Edited by Rui725 (08/13/10 12:55 AM)

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#1494880 - 08/13/10 12:56 AM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: Mark_C]
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Originally Posted By: Mark_C
Originally Posted By: beet31425
.....That's what this whole thread is about. It all started because Mark decided it looked like a fish.

Wait a minute, wait a minute.........Whaddaya mean, "decided"?

You're not one of those who thinks I'm posting mere "opinions" as "facts," are you? ha

It does look like a fish.......it does, it does! help

This will be enough, thank-you. IMO... I'm not really sure what it looks like. Now if I were back in my pot-laced uni days... well all bets off. smokin
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#1494882 - 08/13/10 01:05 AM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: argerichfan]
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How about a red and angered Pac-Man, adorned with a halo, eating his epic arch enemy-shape: The triangle!

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#1494884 - 08/13/10 01:12 AM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: Catenaires]
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(who started an eternal battle with the circle, by colliding into his left side, making a triangular dent which formed Pac-Man. This interrupted the very nature of being, giving the circle a consciousness, a name, and - indeed - a mouth. Not to worry though. Goodness favors edgelessness. God, as a result, blessed Pac-man with a halo, giving him the power to defeat his enemy. As he swallowed the triangle, it filled his triangular mouth, thereby dissolving Pac-mans consciousness. He once again became a complete circle, and the conflict of the universe ended)



...good god I am up too late. smile


Edited by Catenaires (08/13/10 01:14 AM)

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#1494885 - 08/13/10 01:14 AM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: Catenaires]
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It looks like a fish with the head in the fish bowl and the tail outside...
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#1494888 - 08/13/10 01:25 AM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: ChopinAddict]
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Fish wearing a diving helmet

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#1494891 - 08/13/10 01:28 AM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: ChopinAddict]
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Originally Posted By: ChopinAddict
It looks like a fish with the head in the fish bowl and the tail outside...


Or an astronaut fish? Floating through the white-khaki void, surfing by the litter of the billions and billions of words that surround him - each containing a world of information within, and ... perhaps, each cosmically linked to each other to form a galaxy of sentence. Mystery surrounds him, he is but a traveller.


Edited by Catenaires (08/13/10 01:33 AM)

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#1494909 - 08/13/10 02:14 AM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: Catenaires]
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Originally Posted By: Catenaires
How about a red and angered Pac-Man, adorned with a halo, eating his epic arch enemy-shape: The triangle!

That's it!!! THAT'S IT!!!!!!! smile
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#1494913 - 08/13/10 02:16 AM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: Catenaires]
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Originally Posted By: Catenaires
(who started an eternal battle with the circle, by colliding into his left side, making a triangular dent which formed Pac-Man. This interrupted the very nature of being, giving the circle a consciousness, a name, and - indeed - a mouth. Not to worry though. Goodness favors edgelessness. God, as a result, blessed Pac-man with a halo, giving him the power to defeat his enemy. As he swallowed the triangle, it filled his triangular mouth, thereby dissolving Pac-mans consciousness. He once again became a complete circle, and the conflict of the universe ended)

......appears to be a continuation from Argerichfan's post:

Originally Posted By: argerichfan
....if I were back in my pot-laced uni days... well all bets off. smokin
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#1494915 - 08/13/10 02:18 AM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: Ferdinand]
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Originally Posted By: Ferdinand
Fish wearing a diving helmet



If we're going to discuss fish wearing diving helmets on a piano forum, I think this is appropriate:

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#1494920 - 08/13/10 02:32 AM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: beet31425]
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Originally Posted By: beet31425


(embedding disabled; click on it again; couldn't resist the embedded graphic)

Great get!! ha

(Just got around to taking a look.)

Everyone should see it..... smile
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#1494959 - 08/13/10 04:06 AM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: WinsomeAllegretto]
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If, when you first log on and then arrive at the "Forums" page, toward the top of the page you'll see icons for "sharing" PianoWorld with other sites that you may visit such as Facebook, Twitter, etc., etc. I'm sure the "fish" is connected with the sharing aspect in some way, shape, or form.
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#1494968 - 08/13/10 04:44 AM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: ChopinAddict]
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Apparently, it is called a "chicklet", which is either
- to indicate the availability of an RSS feed,
- an animal (chiclet)
- a chewing gum (Chiclet) (the logo looks like the "fish" button, so it makes sense).
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#1494970 - 08/13/10 04:49 AM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: AlexDreamer]
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It's a play button trying to upstage a record button (probably got jealous of the record button's greater powers).
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#1494980 - 08/13/10 05:27 AM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: Canonie]
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It's a duck quacking a tune (head only)...
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