1. Spideyfett is offline Spideyfett
    Aug 20, 2009, 8:16 AM - "Pic Intensive" #1

    "Pic Intensive" or "Pic Intense"...??? Why do people still put that on threads? and not just on TDH but other forums aswell.

    Isn't that something we used to do back in the days of "Dial-up"? And is it still needed today?

    Just wondering.

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  3. mrgr8ness's Avatar
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    Aug 20, 2009, 8:27 AM - Re: "Pic Intensive" #2

    Alex, some of us are still on dial-up bro
  4. never ending fett's Avatar
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    Aug 20, 2009, 8:30 AM - Re: "Pic Intensive" #3

    or if we are watching bandwidth at work...
  5. RBF's Avatar
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    Aug 20, 2009, 8:40 AM - Re: "Pic Intensive" #4

    I don't know, but I do know that I avoid such threads on my work... that computer network is driven by a steam engine I think...
  6. azheat01's Avatar
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    Aug 20, 2009, 11:12 AM - Re: "Pic Intensive" #5

    For some, I would guess it's clearly a ploy to try and get as many views and posts as possible on their thread.
  7. Lucksy31's Avatar
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    Aug 20, 2009, 11:21 AM - Re: "Pic Intensive" #6

    I actually thought it was purely etiquette. Kinda just letting ya know that the page may load slowly due to posted images.
  8. Saz's Avatar
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    Aug 20, 2009, 11:23 AM - Re: "Pic Intensive" #7

    A bit from column A and a bit from column B, you know either your computer is going to slow down to a crawl while it uploads the images or you're going to get a visual feast of eyeball candy!
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    Aug 20, 2009, 12:01 PM - Re: "Pic Intensive" #8

    Quote RBF said: View Post
    I don't know, but I do know that I avoid such threads on my work... that computer network is driven by a steam engine I think...
    Thats funny
  10. phx417g's Avatar
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    Aug 20, 2009, 12:12 PM - Re: "Pic Intensive" #9

    hmmm - I thought it meant the pics therein were "Intense" and not for the weak at heart...

    :: Warning - Disclaimer ::

    This posting is "Pic Intense", if you were intending
    to look at calm and serene pictures,
    this is not the Posting for you.
  11. Ogait Nas's Avatar
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    Aug 20, 2009, 1:24 PM - Re: "Pic Intensive" #10

    It's useful if you're browsing forums from an iPhone
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    Aug 20, 2009, 1:50 PM - Re: "Pic Intensive" #11

    Just a courtesy thing really
  13. TLobe00's Avatar
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    Aug 20, 2009, 8:03 PM - Re: "Pic Intensive" #12

    I totally agree on the iPhone thing, lol.
  14. Maktosa's Avatar
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    Aug 21, 2009, 1:10 AM - Re: "Pic Intensive" #13

    Back when I used dial-up, the "pic intensive" warning was a god send. When you're using dial-up, your entire browser will freeze up if you visit a "pic intensive" thread.But thread like that don't bother me now that I've modernized with high-speed internet.
  15. fettpride is offline fettpride
    Aug 21, 2009, 1:16 AM - Re: "Pic Intensive" #14


    Alex? You feeling ok You're only dating yourself there bro


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