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Offline Buzz Killington

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ACT Bus - Gallery chat
« on: January 22, 2011, 03:01:38 PM »
This topic has been split off from "ACT Bus Updates" to discuss important aspects of the Gallery, such as upgrades and faults.

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New photos in the Gallery from the RATEC Collection:

- Bus 510 - Three new photos (includes Intercity XPT AOA)
- Bus 532 - One new
- Bus 730 - Two new
- Belconnen Interchange - Two new
- Woden Interchange - Two new
- Bus 479 - New album, two images
- Bus 580 - New album, four images
- Bus 502 - Three new
- Bus 514 - Two new
- Bus 392 - New album, two images
- Bus 862 - Three new images
- Towtruck - One new image
- Bus 983 - One new image
- Bus 449 - New album, one image

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Re: ACT Bus - Gallery chat
« Reply #1 on: October 29, 2011, 06:20:30 PM »
The Gallery is now being rebuilt - this will take some time (weeks) so please be patient.

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Re: ACT Bus - Gallery chat
« Reply #2 on: March 11, 2012, 02:48:12 PM »
Just a tip for those who are after something specific in our Gallery - there's an 'All Tags' button at the top which will display every tag we've used in the gallery - these include route numbers, registration numbers, locations, advertising and other assorted comments. Clicking on any of the tags will display every photo that carries it (the number next to each tag indicates how many photos have that)

Here's the direct link to the page: http://actbus.net/gallery/index.php/all_tags

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Re: ACT Bus - Gallery chat
« Reply #3 on: January 08, 2014, 10:35:38 PM »
I'm currently (slowly) working to restore titles and tags to the Gallery - we had some issues with our database files for these recently. It may take some time unfortunately. Apologies for any inconvenience. You can obviously still find a photo of a particular bus by navigating to its fleet number album, but searching/navigating by tags won't be too helpful at present.

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Re: ACT Bus - Gallery chat
« Reply #4 on: August 27, 2016, 09:00:33 PM »
As our Gallery was running on some rather old software, I've had to update it. This has also allowed me to do some server-side updates, which should mean that the remainder of the site will run a bit smoother, and also allows me to start working on some new additions to the site - more on those later.

You may notice some slower speeds while browsing the Gallery in the short term, as it will need to regenerate all of the thumbnail images - this is done as the images are requested (i.e. as the relevant page is loaded for the first time). Links to the Gallery from the Wiki and website will be updated gradually over the next few weeks.

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Re: ACT Bus - Gallery chat
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Re: ACT Bus - Gallery chat
« Reply #5 on: August 27, 2016, 09:35:54 PM »
Please note: the new Gallery software will also disrupt images in the forum - I will update broken links as I find them.

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Re: ACT Bus - Gallery chat
« Reply #6 on: December 05, 2016, 05:55:03 PM »
We've reached a milestone today: 7000 images in the Gallery.

Thanks to all contributors past and present.

Now let's see how long it takes to reach 8000.

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Re: ACT Bus - Gallery chat
« Reply #7 on: December 05, 2016, 06:00:00 PM »
Now let's see how long it takes to reach 8000.

Is this a challenge?

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Re: ACT Bus - Gallery chat
« Reply #8 on: December 05, 2016, 06:44:09 PM »


We've reached a milestone today: 7000 images in the Gallery.

That's a lot of photos for one day.....

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Re: ACT Bus - Gallery chat
« Reply #9 on: December 07, 2016, 11:30:31 AM »
A few statistics from the Gallery (kindly supplied by the software) -

Bus 108 has the most photos, followed by Bus 990;
The album for Bus 443 is the most viewed album for a Bus (don't know why that is though);
Renault PR100.2 Mk1 is the most photographed bus model (903), followed by Mk2 (868);
City Interchange is the most photographed location;
The most photographed location, other than a depot/station/interchange is London Circuit;
The most photographed route is 333, followed by 313.

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Re: ACT Bus - Gallery chat
« Reply #10 on: January 26, 2017, 04:10:04 PM »
While trawling through the Gallery updating tags and titles, it's interesting to note that some buses get photographed more often than others. It's quite easy for some buses to go for years without having a photo added to the Gallery.

So in an effort to combat that, I issue the challenge that in 2017 every bus in service will be photographed and added to the Gallery. This might not be achievable, but let's see have close we can get.

To assist, the Photo of the Month bonus categories will include different bus types throughout the year.

We already have 176 buses in 2017, here is the full list of what's still needed:

PR100.2: x x - 901 / x / / / x - 909 - - 912 913 915 - - - 924 925 926 927 928 929 - - - 933 - 935 936 937 938 939 940 941 942 943 - 945 946 947 948 - 950 951 - 953 - 955 956 - 958 959 - 961 962 - 964 - 966 - 968 969 970 971 972 - - - 976 - 978 979 980 981 -

PR100.3: / x 100 101 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 - 116 117 119 120 121 122 - - -

Dart: - - 147 148 150 151

Agora Line: - 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 - - 311 312 313 314 - - 317 - -

L94UB: 320 - 322 323 324 325 326 - - 329 330 331 - 333 334 - 336 337 338 339 - 341 342 343 - 345 346 - - 349 350 - 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 - - - - - 364 365 366 367 - - 370 - 372 -

18.310 CNG: - 375 376 - 378 - - 381 382 383 - - - 387 388 389

18.310 Diesel: 392 393

18.320: 390 391 394 395 396 397 398 399 400 401 - - 404 405 - - 408 - - 411 412 - - - 416 417 - - 420 421 422 - - - 426 427 428 - 430 - 432 433 - - 436 - - 439 - 441 - 443 444 - - 447 - - 450 - 452 453 454 455 456 457 458 459 - - - 463 491 492 493 494 495 - 497 498 499 - 501 - 503 - -

K320UB 14.5m: 464 465 466 - - - - 471 - - 474 475 476 477 - 479 480 481 482 483 484 - - 487 488 489

K360UA: - 507 - - 510 - 512 - 514 515 - 517 518 519 - - - 523 524 - 526 - - 529 530 531 532 - 534 - - 537 538 621

K320UB: 539 - 541 - 543 544 545 546 - 548 549 550 - 552 553 - - 556 557 - 559 560 - 562 - 564 - 566 567 - 569 - 571 572 - 574 575 - - - - - 581 - 583 584 - 586 - 588 - - - 592 593 - - - 597 - 599 600 601 602 - - - 606 - - 609 - - 612 613 - 615 - - 618 - 620 - - - - - - - - - - 632 633 634 635 636 637 638 639 640 641


(Update 18 May 2017)

Legend:
- photo obtained
x photo obtained, bus subsequently withdrawn
/ bus withdrawn, no 2017 photo

 

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