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Here's my Christmas Wish

Discussion in 'BYC Website & Forum Feedback & Announcements' started by The Sheriff, Dec 17, 2009.

  1. The Sheriff

    The Sheriff Overrun With Chickens

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    On BYC there could be a list of approved initials like BO, BLRW, BCM, etc. When anyone types one of these into a post it automatically highlights in a different color, lets say red. Then, when I put my mouse over it, (I don't have to click, just hover over it) a little box pops up and in the box it says Buff Orpington, or Blue laced Red Wyandotte, or Black Copper Marans.

    That's on my Christmas list! [​IMG] I'll just wait right here with bright pink post it notes all over my monitor. [​IMG]

    Thanks Santa.

    Mary
     
  2. Buff Hooligans

    Buff Hooligans Scrambled

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    Too bad Warden. Santa just checked his list twice and found you were naughty and not nice this past year.
    [so sorry..... running away and hiding now...]
     
  3. chickenshagg

    chickenshagg THE ALPHA ROO

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    That sounds like a great idea! I sometimes get distracted while reading a post just trying to figure out what the abreviations are. I know there is a list out there that is an abreviation dictionary but I don't have time to go look it up each time I don't know what an abreviation is.
     
  4. The Sheriff

    The Sheriff Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:Ok, who's the snitch? Maybe it was Poco Pollo when when I outbid her for the Light Sussex eggs with 2 seconds to go. Or maybe it was because I threatened to cull a Mille with a curved toe. Or maybe it was because I bragged about having an upscale Snuggie. Wow, maybe I have been naughty! I am still wishing though. Santa (Nifty) probably hasn't been paying that much attention. [​IMG]
     
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  5. Nifty-Chicken

    Nifty-Chicken Administrator Staff Member

    On my todo list I've had something like that in mind, but it would link the terms to pages with info instead of a bubble. For example: things like "GFM" to the page talking about what that is, SO & DS would link to a page with all the forum shorthand abbreviations, etc.

    It's on the list and we'll keep thinking about ways to integrate it in a way that it won't mess up linking words that shouldn't and also playing nice when people are manually linking those words to other things.
     
  6. DuckLady

    DuckLady Administrator Staff Member

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    I have seen where words have a red ..... under them and if you click, a small pop up with a definition comes up.

    What about that?
     
  7. buckeyefarm

    buckeyefarm New Egg

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    I think I can provide this for you. Like a rollover effect for some pre-determined set of abbreviations.

    If an Administrator can send me a message, I'll explain how.

    Merry Christmas,

    From,
    Secret Santa
     

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