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Take the photo.
Select it in the app for cropping and/or resizing (the photo is then saved to a separate Resizer folder in the Gallery so it's easy to find when uploading).
if I had to make a positive list of posters who resize their pics out respect for other users, you'd be in the top three! As I'm NOT in naming and faming mode I won't say who the two others are but it's obvious by their comments (and efforts) that they're the kind of people who, I expect, respect the thoughts and feelings of others both digitally and out there in the real world!
The small amount of time you've taken to learn the skill is most definitely appreciated.
Another way to resize images is to send yourself an email with them attached, the mail program resizes them when you send, then just resave the attachment to your device.
I don't know if all devices and mail programs do this. My email (on my iPad and my ancient iMac) has a feature that allows you to send small, medium or fullsize images, (click the paperclip or the word images, it shpuld be followed by a file size).
You have no controls as these are presets, but you can easily drop a 1Mb or 2Mb image to between 100-400k which should be more than enough for forum purposes.
Fwiw, I much prefer using photoshop to resize, but in a pinch, on the tablet it's a lot quicker.
As a gesture of pride and solidarity with your situation, I too would like to 'come out'. While I myself am a relatively old fashioned, white, middle aged male (who enjoys all its associated privelages) - I am the father of a transgender child. I truly hope you're receiving the support you need (especially from your parents) and if not, hope that you will in time. It can be a very difficult time for your parents and siblings as they learn to adjust to your new identity. Rest assured that those who do love you don't love you any less and the changes you're ALL facing give true credence to the saying that a load shared is a load lightened.
Ignore those who speak down to you, or negatively about you. Celebrate the truly wonderful individual that you are with those who can operate at a higher level than those who need to define others with labels due to their own ignorance and lack of acceptance.
Above all - never try to be the best 'boy' or the best 'girl' you can be, simply focus on being the best human you can and the Universe will reward you appropriately'.
Best of luck moving forward, and, should you or a family member ever need a relatively anonymous, non judgemental ear with an intimate understanding of the journey you're facing together, always feel free to drop me a pm to share contact details.
Well, I am loving all the diversity in this thread! We're going from photo resizing and collecting car polybags to transgender announcements and people falling onto concrete! It's so great we have such an all-encompassing community on here, although we can do with a few less accidents involving concrete!
For the above: I now need a Ferrari polybag. I use Image Shrink Lite to reduce my photos (recommended by someone on here I think), and I can only imagine how hard it is to announce to the world that you are transgender or that you have a transgender child. I am a Rainbow ally in my place of work, and one of my close colleagues is transgender, so I know a tiny bit about the kind of situation that can place a person in. A heartfelt congratulations and good luck in your future @Aanchir and to your child @MAGNINOMINISUMBRA
To move on to more run-of-the-mill statuses (I'm not very interesting, sorry). I've finally got one of the sets that I've wanted for about 2 years after failing to get it while it was in stock at Lego.com! It's #31045 : Ocean Explorer! Saw it in stock on a European bricklink seller recently and after working out P+P it came to slightly less than the original retail price so I jumped on it (this being my first purchase from a Euro vendor). It came last week and it's perfect! Built it that evening and my youngest loved playing with it the following morning. I have since lost a part. But no matter, it shall be replaced. I'll stick up a bunch of photos when I have a minute at home (so busy right now it seems - my lunch break at work is my only free time!).
Finally, to everyone: please be careful out there if there are any hard surfaces, electrified apparatus, fires or other potential sources of injury!
@MAGNINOMINISUMBRA - I had a random accident two years ago which involved me running into a concrete pavement, and getting a fractured femur, which was rather annoying at 40!
I was on crutches for 12 weeks after surgery, and now have a rather substantial bolt holding it all together. I'll always regret that moment, but I'm forever grateful to the NHS. It may take time, but I hope you make a full recovery - and in the interim LEGO is a great way to keep yourself occupied :-)
He's 60, and broke both femurs (amongst a large number of other bones)... so he's also held together by some substantial metal plates now!
A bit off topic for "what's your Lego status", so apologies! I did suggest bringing him some Lego sets to help stave off boredom, but he could only really move one hand, and couldn't move his neck either, so I don't think he'd have managed them very well...
I'm extremely excited for #60197 as I've been writing a library for interfacing with Power Functions 2.0 components using Node.js (A programming language). Currently it supports both WeDo 2.0 and Boost, as well as all the respective motors and sensors, and mix-and-matching between them to (ie. you can use a Boost color sensor on the WeDo 2.0 hub, or a WeDo 2.0 distance sensor with the Boost hub). When the train arrives on Saturday, I plan to spend that evening making the Powered Up hub, remote, and train motor work with the library too. Power Functions 2.0/Powered Up really is so much more powerful than Power Functions in my opinion.
Check out the library here - https://github.com/nathankunicki/node-lpf2/
On top of that, I got an unexpected bonus from work on Friday, which blew me away. 90% of it is going into the house fund, but I also treated myself to 2x #10233 and a #10219 from eBay, which I've always wanted, and missed as they were released during my second dark age.
My Lego budget for the month is waaaaaay out of whack, but what the heck. :D
Outside of Lego, fireworks are easily my biggest hobby. I'll post some pictures and maybe a video post-4th.
200+ hours of work in and plenty more to go!
I think the best policy (as with most things in life) is self regulation though I'm a firm fan of @Mr_Cross method of emailing pics to yourself on iPhone - great way to get the size down.
@Switchfoot55 Please be careful you crazy explosive bastard - we don't need any more stories of ridiculous life threatening accidents.
@MrHobbles - as a train head - SUPER jelly about your recent acquisitions AND your suprise work bonus (if your LEGO purchases only make up 10% of the value that's a sweet suprise bonus indeed!)
And finally, a big shout out to @MaffyD - someone who at the start was posting gigantic pics but took the time and effort to start optimising. I knew from the start I had interest in your pics and comments but always dreaded seeing your username because of the massive pics attached! These days - entirely different story - look forward to seeing that little wrestler dude!
Forgot to add that the only thing I'm more Jelly about that your latest acquisitions was all that boost/ we do/ rub a dub hub lingo you're going on about - I'm extremely interested to see what you nerds can do to make my trains do cooler and cooler things!
I have also created Fabuheadz
Anyone else considering a Gorm Brickheadz?
Fabuheadz ARE actually cute, endearing and nostalgic!
Very amusing in places. :)
Glad Target hasn't placed these on the shelves yet. Just got out of work too! #SlytherinFtw
Just come back from a preview afternoon down in the new Discovery Centre Birmingham. It's looking very good down there.
Watched the 4d movie, had a good look around the miniland but didn't have time to sit and build anything.
Can't wait to take my nephews and actually sit and build stuff.
At 35x18x12cm, the box of #21042 is actually smaller in most dimensions than the format used for earlier large(ish) Architecture sets like #21005 Fallingwater or #21017 Imperial Hotel: 38x26x7cm.
Being thicker, that works out at less than 10% more volume, for substantially more pieces.