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post #1 of 13 (permalink) Old 12-10-2008, 01:02 PM Thread Starter
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Where do members track/update their own 'projects'

I've noticed several members in the past 2 months, myself included, who want to post up progress pictures on their builds.

Which forum should these go in? Should there be a Projects/Builds forum?

Using the General Tech and Bench Racing just doesn't seem fitting to me but I'm open to whatever the site mods want.
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post #2 of 13 (permalink) Old 12-10-2008, 01:55 PM
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You could stick it in the showroom or make it an on going thread. Either way works, but if you are sharing "how" you solved common or generic problems you feel others could benefit from I think it would be best placed in a searchable thread (we can not search for cool pictures of my favorite year B-body that I know of anyway).

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post #3 of 13 (permalink) Old 12-10-2008, 06:04 PM
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How about a Work in progress/project/forum.

http://www.impalas.net/forums/image.php?type=sigpic&userid=521&dateline=14693626  69
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post #4 of 13 (permalink) Old 12-10-2008, 06:07 PM
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I wil advance the idea to Al the nice guy who pays the bills for all of this. It is his call.

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post #5 of 13 (permalink) Old 12-11-2008, 07:01 PM
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I noticed a blog section people could create a blog on their work in progress I have started a blog on my car. http://62impala.blogspot.com/ I know of a couple of other guys that have done something similar. Just a thought there are a lot of free services out there to create a blog from. I look forward to seeing some under construction photos. It get me going on mine again and gives me ideas.

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post #6 of 13 (permalink) Old 12-12-2008, 05:11 PM
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I just got word from on high that the blogs exist on this site to post projects and photos of your progress. Still Al is looking into another thread for the less than concours correct street rod that has been brought back to life. He just wanted to know what you guys thought of the blogs first.

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post #7 of 13 (permalink) Old 12-15-2008, 07:55 PM
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Is anyone even posting on the blogs?

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post #8 of 13 (permalink) Old 12-15-2008, 08:35 PM
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I'm not much of a blog guy, I second the idea of the "Works In Progress" , or a project forum. I don't know anything about costs involved in keeping a forum up and running, but count me in for 1 vote on a new project forum!

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post #9 of 13 (permalink) Old 01-11-2009, 02:23 PM Thread Starter
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...He just wanted to know what you guys thought of the blogs first.
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I personally prefer the forum over the blogs. It's what I'm accustomed to from other sites. I noticed that no one had any blogs here though, I didn't even know it was there.

I think you'd get more posts/updates/viewers in a forum format. Then again, I may be biased.
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post #10 of 13 (permalink) Old 01-11-2009, 11:13 PM
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I use my website. It only costs about $120.00 a year and I can use it for all my projects.
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post #11 of 13 (permalink) Old 01-14-2009, 08:11 PM
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hmm gotta try out the blog section. Just FYI- Blogs allow more creative use of your info and photos and in most cases allows the user to control the layout much easier than coding in a forum.

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post #12 of 13 (permalink) Old 03-31-2009, 07:07 PM Thread Starter
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Question for Al or Dave.

I was about to update my blog here and it seems like cannot 'upload' pictures into a blog. Does that sound correct or am I missing something.

It seems like to have a picture in your blog, it has to be hosted offsite which can be a little bit more of a hassle. I'm not exactly a fan of Photobucket, but I expect that is the site solution?
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post #13 of 13 (permalink) Old 03-31-2009, 10:21 PM
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I'll look into it further. The showroom is also available to host pictures in.
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