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Minor flurry of regional content (August 2019)

DV
dvboy Central (West) Midlands Today
When BBC One originally launched on Sky, it only had four regions - England ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ (also available for the Channel Islands), Wales ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ, Northern Ireland ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช and Scotland ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ, and you could only view one (depending on the post code of your viewing card). They would air UK Today and, in England, tell people to press TV then 1 for their local news. BBC Two was entirely national until 2002-2004-ish but the BBC Choice regions could be viewed anywhere. Yeah, Myina did her research Wink

Got one of your flags wrong though.
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BB
BBI45 Central (East) East Midlands Today
dvboy posted:
When BBC One originally launched on Sky, it only had four regions - England ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ (also available for the Channel Islands), Wales ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ, Northern Ireland ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช and Scotland ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ, and you could only view one (depending on the post code of your viewing card). They would air UK Today and, in England, tell people to press TV then 1 for their local news. BBC Two was entirely national until 2002-2004-ish but the BBC Choice regions could be viewed anywhere. Yeah, Myina did her research Wink

Got one of your flags wrong though.

Just a heads up with using emojis. The ones you can select from the reply box work fine, but other emojis might not. I've got three black flags for England, Wales and Scotland, and 'IE' for Northern Ireland.
Last edited by BBI45 on 19 September 2019 2:14pm
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BA
bilky asko Tyne Tees Look North (North East)
BBI45 posted:
dvboy posted:
When BBC One originally launched on Sky, it only had four regions - England ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ (also available for the Channel Islands), Wales ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ, Northern Ireland ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช and Scotland ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ, and you could only view one (depending on the post code of your viewing card). They would air UK Today and, in England, tell people to press TV then 1 for their local news. BBC Two was entirely national until 2002-2004-ish but the BBC Choice regions could be viewed anywhere. Yeah, Myina did her research Wink

Got one of your flags wrong though.

Just a heads up with using emojis. The ones you can select from the reply box work fine, but other emojis might not. I've got three black flags for England, Wales and Scotland, and ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช for Northern Ireland.


I think that's a Windows 10 issue rather than a forum issue.
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BB
BBI45 Central (East) East Midlands Today
BBI45 posted:
dvboy posted:
Got one of your flags wrong though.

Just a heads up with using emojis. The ones you can select from the reply box work fine, but other emojis might not. I've got three black flags for England, Wales and Scotland, and ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช for Northern Ireland.


I think that's a Windows 10 issue rather than a forum issue.

Looking back, my wording and intent might be slightly unclear. I understand that it is a Windows 10 issue, and they do work on my phone. However, I doubt that I'm the only one who spends most of their time using Windows 10 when browsing the forum, so I was just wanting to say it as a general reminder (to myself as well), that not everybody can see every emoji, and that, whilst in this case, it isn't the end of the world as the message still gets across, it's best not to become too dependent on them.
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Markymark Meridian (Thames Valley) South Today
BBI45 posted:
dvboy posted:
Got one of your flags wrong though.

Just a heads up with using emojis. The ones you can select from the reply box work fine, but other emojis might not. I've got three black flags for England, Wales and Scotland, and ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช for Northern Ireland.


I think that's a Windows 10 issue rather than a forum issue.


It is. Black Flags and the ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช for me on my W10 Laptop, proper emoji flags on my Android phone

Edit: Firefox and Chrome show black flags, Edge shows four blocks after each flag. Does anybody bother with Edge ?
PF
PFMC84 UTV Newsline
Were the flags even needed? We know what England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are without needing a flag after them.
JA
JAS84 Yorkshire Look North (E.Yorks & Lincs)
BBI45 posted:
Just a heads up with using emojis. The ones you can select from the reply box work fine, but other emojis might not. I've got three black flags for England, Wales and Scotland, and for Northern Ireland.


I think that's a Windows 10 issue rather than a forum issue.


It is. Black Flags and the for me on my W10 Laptop, proper emoji flags on my Android phone

Edit: Firefox and Chrome show black flags, Edge shows four blocks after each flag. Does anybody bother with Edge ?
I can see the flags just fine, in Chrome, thanks to a plug-in called Emoji Swap. The problem is platform related, not OS related. It's fine on mobile but desktop computer browsers need an extension.
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JO
Jon Central (West) Midlands Today
Were the flags even needed? We know what England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are without needing a flag after them.

We know what ๐Ÿ’ฉ is as well. I think you might as well ask whatโ€™s the point of Emojis.

Edit: I realised after you were talking about the context of the members post and not flag emojis in general.
MA
Markymark Meridian (Thames Valley) South Today
Were the flags even needed? We know what England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are without needing a flag after them.


Come on, get with it

https://www.bbvaopenmind.com/en/technology/digital-world/emoji-the-new-global-language/

Poxy-Pop or whatever she's called, is clearly a person of the future
NJ
Neil Jones Founding member Central (West) Midlands Today


PP
Po6xyPop77 (previously Myina) UTV Newsline
There is no flag emoji for Northern Ireland, so I improvised and put the general Irish flag in. Hope this clarifies it. Smile
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NJ
Neil Jones Founding member Central (West) Midlands Today
There is no flag emoji for Northern Ireland


Yeah there might be a reason for that seeing as its part of the UK and everything, the Union Flag does the same job. NI did have its own flag for a while (Ulster Banner) but is now an unofficial flag.

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