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Old 25 April 2018, 16:51   #521
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That gif anim is a dread to wait for on slow connections, lol.
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Old 25 April 2018, 19:19   #522
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In that case it might be a good idea to use a line of javascript that loads the GIF at the end of the page file. But you also might want to just change your cache settings
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Old 25 April 2018, 19:46   #523
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No, the problem is not a slow connection or too much load for your browser, ... the snowman animation causes too much load for the EAB server.

About half an hour ago you could see again just the snowman at EAB and the message: "The server is too busy at the moment, try later again ..."

http://eab.abime.net/showpost.php?p=...&postcount=513
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Old 27 April 2018, 09:33   #524
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How about TAKING THE SNOWMAN DOWN now? It's nearly MAY! I don't want a reminder of the most prolonged winter we Brits have ever had (Beast from the East x2, etc)
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Old 27 April 2018, 23:57   #525
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Stop hanging crap on EAB Frosty! Besides.....

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The snowman will say bye when EAB's will be on new server, sometimes in the next 10 days
BTW still beautiful sunny 30C days here in Oz!
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Old 28 April 2018, 01:23   #526
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BTW still beautiful sunny 30C days here in Oz!
But winter is coming soon in DownUnder ...

Please, give the snowman some right of asylum in your Snowy Mountains during summer time in Europe.

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Old 28 April 2018, 01:53   #527
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The presence of the snowman on EAB is a gentle and welcome reminder that in the world of amiga things move very, very slowly...

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Old 28 April 2018, 02:29   #528
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But winter is coming soon in DownUnder ...
I live on the west coast of Oz, so no snow here and our winters can be quite mild at times (nothing below 16-17C during the day or 1-3C at night). It's generally been quite a warm Autumn across Australia, not just here on the west coast.

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Please, give the snowman some right of asylum in your Snowy Mountains during summer time in Europe.
Not sure what the predicted snowfall for snow resorts like Thredbo in the Snowy Mountains are for the coming winter, but at this point in might be best to pack EAB Frosty off to Christchurch or Queenstown in New Zealand for the Euro summer!
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Old 28 April 2018, 13:46   #529
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No, the problem is not a slow connection or too much load for your browser
Waiting for a 370kB gif anim on 5kB/sec serial line is a bit tedious
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Old 28 April 2018, 16:04   #530
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EAB has a mobile mode too, just text, no graphics. But don't ask me how to use that, I ended up in this mobile mode sometimes after clicking on some Google results.
http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=25301
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EAB has a mobile mode too, just text, no graphics. But don't ask me how to use that,
At the bottom left of any page, you have a dropdown menu. Select mobile skin.
To get back to normal display, when on mobile display click on EAB3skin at the top.
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Old 30 April 2018, 14:05   #532
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Migration to new server starting, snowman is gone
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Old 07 December 2018, 10:27   #533
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'bout that time of year?
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Old 07 December 2018, 11:17   #534
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No snow is scheduled this year.
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Old 07 December 2018, 15:15   #535
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Is Christmas still scheduled?
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Old 07 December 2018, 19:18   #537
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Snowmen want to replace humanity! Say no to snowmen from other planets!
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Woo, snow!
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Old 19 December 2018, 22:58   #539
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Snow? What is that? Checking the weather prediction I see a max of 12 degrees C again, we may have rogue palm trees growing around Christmas.
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