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    Posted: 25 November 2020 at 07:49
Originally posted by Snegren Snegren wrote:

Originally posted by Fred_S Fred_S wrote:

That's not the worst group to connect your name to Coast!

+1

Thanks guys, I have tried to connect my name, if this is what you mean

There is an admin section that I can access and have put my names
Coast and
Purple Bullet
and clicked on the save button. So far nothing has happened, which is strange because I have been able to slightly alter the groups name

I check in now often and approve or decline pending photos and post some of my own. I actually have more photos of mine on flickr than are photos in the group.
Have to admit that I approve most all the photos considering someone took the time and inclination to post to the group. A photo has to be way off for me to decline, say like a castle in England

I hope members do view the group
Thank you,_____Coast
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Snegren Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 24 November 2020 at 09:50
Originally posted by Fred_S Fred_S wrote:

That's not the worst group to connect your name to Coast!

+1
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Thanks Fred
I understand that
The whole thing has been a pleasant surprise
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That's not the worst group to connect your name to Coast!
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thanks
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BTW the link doesn't work for me. This does it:

https://www.flickr.com/groups/3129262@N24

Edited by Snegren - 23 November 2020 at 06:49
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BTW:
on Oct 11 Paid Flickr
Product SKU: ProV21Year
Product Name: Annual Plan
Qty Ordered: 1
Amount: $43.79

Its worth that much to me
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Originally posted by IanC IanC wrote:

Hmmm. I'm in a few groups, as are a few of us I suspect. I didn't know this might happen. I suppose the only way to pass on the admin role is to leave the group if that's an option. As Fred S says, a link to "your" group would be interesting. 3300 pictures is a good number. Some of the groups I'm in are much smaller.

Ian

the answer:

From:

Flickr HQ

Subject:

"You are now an administrator of The American West; Photography From Sunset to Sunrise and in Be

      
The last administrator of The American West; Photography From Sunset to Sunrise and in Be has left the group and you have been made into an administrator. This is because you are the longest serving member of the group. Well done :)"

I've changed the name of the group slightly, haven't been able to change admin name so far
I didn't post the link, didn't want folks to think I was harvesting views to the group, anyway it's a very American group. But here's the link, Hmmm

https://www.flickr.com/groups/3129262@N24%5b

Edited by Coast - 23 November 2020 at 16:50
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Post Options Post Options   Quote IanC Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 22 November 2020 at 10:07
Hmmm. I'm in a few groups, as are a few of us I suspect. I didn't know this might happen. I suppose the only way to pass on the admin role is to leave the group if that's an option. As Fred S says, a link to "your" group would be interesting. 3300 pictures is a good number. Some of the groups I'm in are much smaller.

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Post Options Post Options   Quote Coast Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 22 November 2020 at 05:59
I checked into it further and found out it was because, I'm the longest serving member. Which I had no idea
maybe not that peculiar after all, but non the less; interesting

I didn't pay much attention to it at first
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Fred_S Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 21 November 2020 at 20:00
A mysterious move Enjoy your administrator role Coast!
Maybe post a link to that group for us here?
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Post Options Post Options   Quote addy landzaat Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 21 November 2020 at 17:09
I guess there are/were other administrators? Someone made you administrator.
Anyway, as long as you enjoy doing it, keep on doing it
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Jozioau Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 19 November 2020 at 10:17
Joseph,
That's very interesting, and a bit puzzling.
I would have thought you would have to actively step up into such a role, rather than find it's fallen in your lap without your agreement.
I guess if you don't want to take it on there would be some way of letting Flickr Admins know so the group doesn't back up with un-approved images waiting to be added.
Anyway, seems like it's something you're able and pleased to do, so kudos to you.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Coast Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 19 November 2020 at 08:47
I guess this can be moved to Open Talk if you want
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