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Old 02-14-2009
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Default Why don't some te old yahoo forum links work?

Some links to items found on the old Wanderlodge forum at http://autos.groups.yahoo.com/group/wanderlodge/ that are copied and pasted into messages here on this newer forum don't work and there is an easy way to tell when they will not work, here is an example and I will point out the tip in bold letters http://f1.grp.yahoofs.com/v1/YOWOSaH...%20RECEPTACLES when you check "Preview Post" at the bottom of the message composition box and the word yahoofs shows up in the link, that is a good indication that the link will not work. I always check each link in my messages to make sure that they work.

Sometimes this works highlight the title to the file and then paste it into the message like this CURE FOR TRIPPING GFI RECEPTACLES it automatically becomes a working link most of the time.

You can also copy and paste the Files page URL link, like this http://autos.groups.yahoo.com/group/wanderlodge/files/ and then mention to scroll down the page and look for the file titled CURE FOR TRIPPING GFI RECEPTACLES

Notice when you paste the FILES page URL link http://autos.groups.yahoo.com/group/wanderlodge/files/ the word yahoo instead of yahoofs shows, this usually indicates a link that will work. You also have to be a memebr of the old yahoo forum to access the files there, so the good links won't even work if you are not a member.

I don't know why yahoo does it this way, but they do
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