Time stamped youtube video URL's get autoreplaced

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  1. kneehowguys

    kneehowguys Scribbler - Standard Member Senior Member

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    Try it. Remove the space in this link in a reply and you'll find the time stamping is gone.

    https://www.youtube.com/w atch?v=-48k179AZeg&feature=youtu.be#t=1m08s

    Look at your post with edit and you'll see it has been wrapped with a generic media tag and the time stamping is gone.

    Wasn't like this in years past.

    Can this be changed? Is there a way around this? Asking people to remove a space loses the immediacy of the time stamp
     
  2. Charles P. Jefferies

    Charles P. Jefferies Administrator Super Moderator

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    I suggest you use something like tinyurl if you want to get the link embedded with the timestamp. Our forum software will automatically turn this into a MEDIA tag and put the video in it otherwise.

    Charles
     
  3. Charles P. Jefferies

    Charles P. Jefferies Administrator Super Moderator

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    Yes, that's what you should do if you need to use a timestamp in something.

    Charles
     
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