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 Post subject: YOUTUBE VIDEO EMBEDDING TUTORIAL
PostPosted: Tue February 07, 2017 9:09 pm 
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I realize this should go in Tech Support, but I can only make Global Announcements from A&E. Also we post a lot of videos in A&E.

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 Post subject: Re: YOUTUBE VIDEO EMBEDDING TUTORIAL
PostPosted: Tue February 07, 2017 11:01 pm 
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[youtube video]https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=wGiTPgvKktM[/img]


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 Post subject: Re: YOUTUBE VIDEO EMBEDDING TUTORIAL
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YT is the classic code, not YouTube.


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 Post subject: Re: YOUTUBE VIDEO EMBEDDING TUTORIAL
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cutuphalfdead wrote:
YT is the classic code, not YouTube.

Wrong

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theplatypus wrote:
cutuphalfdead wrote:
YT is the classic code, not YouTube.

Wrong

the yt code functions how the youtube code always functioned before the 2013 migration and b fucking it all up


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cutuphalfdead wrote:
theplatypus wrote:
cutuphalfdead wrote:
YT is the classic code, not YouTube.

Wrong

the yt code functions how the youtube code always functioned before the 2013 migration and b fucking it all up

Oh yeah. But the name of the code was "Youtube". Which just added even more confusion.

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theplatypus wrote:
cutuphalfdead wrote:
theplatypus wrote:
cutuphalfdead wrote:
YT is the classic code, not YouTube.

Wrong

the yt code functions how the youtube code always functioned before the 2013 migration and b fucking it all up

Oh yeah. But the name of the code was "Youtube". Which just added even more confusion.

So we agree that B is stupid.


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 Post subject: Re: YOUTUBE VIDEO EMBEDDING TUTORIAL
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Do you hate keyboard shortcuts? Or is this an old board meme I don't understand?

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 Post subject: Re: YOUTUBE VIDEO EMBEDDING TUTORIAL
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What do you mean

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 Post subject: Re: YOUTUBE VIDEO EMBEDDING TUTORIAL
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Can we get a video on the history of the youtube tag? I feel that would be important for context. I'm still not clear.

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 Post subject: Re: YOUTUBE VIDEO EMBEDDING TUTORIAL
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From the dawn of the board until the start of the current incarnation of the board, it was [youtube] and it functioned the way [yt] currently functions.

When setting up the new board B made the [youtube] code function the way it currently functions.

A handful of us were like "wtf b, why did you change the code? the urls are slightly different depending on how you got to the video so it's less universal this way, and no one had a problem with how it worked before".

B dug in, refusing to change it.

Under enormous pressure from the masses, crackpot had to finally made the [yt] code as some sort of compromise, because B was unwilling to admit it was a stupid idea to change it in the first place and needed to be changed back.


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I think Crackpot added [yt]

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Why did you copy and paste that end bracket?

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I'm on a weird Spanish keyboard and I have to do a complicated Alt+ thing to get the brackets

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theplatypus wrote:
I'm on a weird Spanish keyboard and I have to do a complicated Alt+ thing to get the brackets

god South Americans are so poor.

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pretty cool of you to do this, jorge

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This is one of the best threads I've read in a good while.


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