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  1. Still not working... is this really so hard to fix?
  2. You could try lighter fluid (naphtha) - usual caveats re. solvents apply of course. I would try it on cables personally but I would be wary of letting volatile solvents near expensive gear. Also you can sometimes remove glue with sticky tape just by doggedly applying it and yanking off again many times - a lot easier on a flat surface than on a cable though.
  3. There appears to be a bug in the custom date range image search tool which must be causing lost hits: If you search for an image which has been dated to a specific year only and so search in a date range between the first and last days of that year - you do not get the expected hits. It is possible to lose hits if the search range starts on the 1st Jan of the year in question and / or the range ends on the 31st December. I found that I needed to extend the date range beyond the year boundaries for this to work which seems wrong to me and I expect this will lose sales. There is
  4. Hmm... took a bit of hunting but the only bit I found on the subject was http://www.alamy.com/contributor/help/image-submission-checklist.asp which says "Maximum uncompressed file size of 200MB." Curiously the uploader checklist itself omits any 200MB max size checkbox. The only other thing I have found on the subject is: http://discussion.alamy.com/index.php?/topic/11-submission-guidelines-and-file-size/ posted in Feb 2013 which says "Remember, we do not want a Jpeg 24MB in size as that would be ridiculously large when uncompressed (opened)!" I assume from MDM's previ
  5. http://www.alamy.com/Blog/contributor/archive/2007/10/02/2258.aspx says 25MB max for the submission jpeg - unless that is out of date? I think you would need to save an image as big as around 100M pixels saved at max quality jpeg to exceed 25MB.
  6. This may help? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guerite
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