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Admins Question Thread

Admins Question Thread

Pretty self-explanatory, for when you have a question for the Admins.

I was looking through the Ultimate Guide to the CB, and it says people ask the admins questions "frequently related to blue moon ice cream."

What does that mean? 

One of the older admins told a story about Blue Moon ice cream a while back and it became something of a meme: --admin




submitted by Tsuki the Skywolf, age many moons, me again
(November 5, 2021 - 8:57 am)
@admins, when you want a picturing, do you just tell about a made up appearance that's for the CB, or do you tell your real life appearance? 
We've never asked for a picturing! But sometimes people do draw what they imagine we look like. --admin
submitted by ChangelingChild, age 13, a Ring of Mushrooms
(May 6, 2022 - 11:27 am)

So I've been trying to post a picture of a hallway for the "Ekphrasis Challenge Thread," but the picture doesn't seem to go through.

Here's what I did:

1) clicked 'choose file' in the 'my art' box

2) pulled up my files and selected 'hallway.png'

3) clicked 'upload'

4) as per usual, I saw the 'what code is in the image field is required,' but did not see the 'the image was resized to fit in xyz dimesnions' messafe

5) upon scrolling down again, in the art box, I saw that it said 'no file selected' 



-I tried posting a picture on another thread (The Captain's role-play thread) shortly afterward and it went through fine.

-I've posted png pictures before.

-I've never actually needed to do the CAPTCHA to upload the file (of course to post the comment, tho lol)

-The file was larger than the size limit, so it would have been resized.


@Admins, do you have any ideas?

Or other CBers, too. I may be missing something obvious XD

Thanks in advance! 

I'm sorry I can't be of any help. Computer technology is not my area of expertise. I think some other Chatterboxer may be able to help you. At least I hope so.


submitted by Gallium, age untold, she/her
(May 10, 2022 - 7:29 pm)

help/ideas from other CBers appreciated


Wow, captcha, omgfw


submitted by @peopleofChatterbox
(May 11, 2022 - 7:57 am)

That's weird. I'm not quite sure what the problem is - I've never had that problem uploading an image before. Try resubmitting it, but filling in the CAPTCHA before clicking "upload"? Or you could try uploading a different file type? 

submitted by pangolin, age she | they, Outskirts of the Galaxy
(May 12, 2022 - 8:10 am)

try clicking 'preview' before submitting it. this might not help, because i have not really tried it with an image before, but then again it might solve the problem.

wow this is longer then what i expected 

submitted by Darkvine
(May 12, 2022 - 7:56 pm)

This has happened to me when I've tried to post PDFs. It might mean PNGs aren't a supported file type. Or maybe it's a certain type of png. I'm going to try and post a png and see if it works...hang on a sec....


Nope, it works. Weird. I don't know, then. Maybe you named it .png, and it's actually a different file type. Try taking a screenshot and posting that. 

submitted by @Gallium, It's Shining Star
(May 13, 2022 - 3:25 pm)

@admins where did my thread go? it was titled 'WoF Ski Lodge' and on the Inkwell, it was there a minute ago but now its gone.

Is this it?

 If not, then try looking on a back page.


submitted by Darkvine
(May 13, 2022 - 8:07 pm)

There's a glitch that makes the first comment on any post go to the back. If you click "Submitted by" twice, and submit another comment, then it will appear again. People usually top threads in order to bring that comment back. 

submitted by Lyric
(May 15, 2022 - 11:07 am)

never mind its there now

submitted by Darkvine
(May 16, 2022 - 2:38 pm)

@admins do you know Wings of Fire or Star Wars?

I haven't read or seen Wings of Fire, but I have seen some of the Star Wars movies. I don't know about the other admins.


submitted by Darkvine, age immortal, Kashyyyk
(May 23, 2022 - 7:20 pm)

@Admin, do you have any kids?


I do not, but I don't know about the other Admins.  - Admin

submitted by Shining Star, age 13 eons, The Milky Way, she/her
(May 26, 2022 - 4:15 pm)

@Admins, hello! Thanks for everything you do :) I was wondering, am I allowed to talk about this show I like on the Chatterbox? It can be kind of mature and scary and I know sometimes we're not supposed to talk about things that might not be appropriate for younger CBers, so I wanted to ask first. Thank you :D

Thank you for asking, Periwinkle. I just checked the age rating for the show you mentioned and learned that it is rated inappropriate for Chatterbox age range. I'm sorry, but we'll have to say no.


submitted by Periwinkle, age Pi, Somewhere in the stars
(May 26, 2022 - 5:52 pm)

Okay, thanks anyways :)

submitted by Periwinkle, age Pi, Somewhere in the stars
(May 28, 2022 - 8:15 am)

I think maybe I know what you're talking about?  I've never seen it but all my classmates have and my friend who we'll call Shroom woke up at 3 AM yesterday morning to watch it the moment it came out

submitted by Tsuki@Peri
(May 28, 2022 - 3:05 pm)


I'm not sure why you would know this, but how many active chatterboxers are there?

I don't know. We don't keep track. You could look at recent postings and make a list. I think someone has done that in the past.


submitted by Hunter
(May 30, 2022 - 6:54 am)