RR 40K character limit?

Discussion in 'Ask Baldy, Blame AceRph' started by dcparks, Jan 10, 2013.

  1. dcparks

    dcparks Been here awhile

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    :hmmmmmI must be effing something up here, sure of it. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:eek:ffice:eek:ffice" /><o:p></o:p>
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    Trying to post my first RR. got all excited, had my Pulitzer-worthy words and photos all lined up, hit "preview post" and got an error message saying i have to keep it under 40,000 characters. <o:p></o:p>
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    The post is way shorter than lots of other RRs, I had maybe 10 photos in this installment (embedded from smugmug)and 1500 words max. Why pick on me?
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    Little help? are my images too big? (......does this RR make my images look fat?) are my words worth more than normal words? <o:p></o:p>
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    As is, it looks like i have to, at most, post 2 pics and one paragraph per post.<o:p></o:p>
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    cheers<o:p></o:p>
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  2. GB

    GB . Administrator

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    there's a character limit per post, 40,000 is the limit. Break up your report into small posts.. It'll do wonders to your oddometer. :D
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  3. crazybrit

    crazybrit Long timer

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    Maybe you're using too many big words. That's an average of 26 characters a word (minus the links). We're simple folk :D
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  4. Unstable Rider

    Unstable Rider Moto Fotografist

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    Pics have to be hosted off site, but maybe you already knew that.

    Whistle if you need help with them.
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  5. crazybrit

    crazybrit Long timer

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    He said pics are hosted at smugmug.



    Like GB said, split it up into multiple posts .... build the drama!
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  6. dcparks

    dcparks Been here awhile

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    k, thx vry mch evrybdy fr th hlp, wll b mre cncse! rrpt n th wy!

    chrs!:D
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  7. Unstable Rider

    Unstable Rider Moto Fotografist

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    Cnt wt 2 rd abt yr advntrs!
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  8. dcparks

    dcparks Been here awhile

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    Success! Chapter #1:

    http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=854741

    turns out that when i cut and paste the RR out of MS Word, a whole lot of stuff other than words was copied over. when i hit the "switch editor mode" in the upper right hand corner here (right up there, about 5.5" away), i could see all the extra gaff.

    In the end i just copied into Notepad, then into the RR.

    thanks again all!
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