Link & text mangling in old TRs

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12 Jul 2020 13:16 #233869 by kamtron
Link & text mangling in old TRs was created by kamtron
I've been looking at a couple of old TRs, and it seems like the transition to the new platform is mangling some of the links and removing text from the old descriptions.
For examples, see:
turns-all-year.com/trip-reports/july-12-...boulder-park-cleaver
turns-all-year.com/trip-reports/june-15-...ker-high-level-orbit

I don't mind the mangled links as much as the missing text.

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12 Jul 2020 19:37 #233870 by Lowell_Skoog
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I've noticed this too. Here's a TR that was partially mangled:

turns-all-year.com/trip-reports/june-24-...ummer-ski-tournament

The opening text should say:

Theidea for this outing was described a few weeks ago in this thread .

For 15 years, since I learned about Miss Olga Bolstad and her victory in the
first ski tournament on Mt Rainier in 1917, I've been inspired by the thought
of reenacting the event on its centennial.

I was daunted a little by the realization that by 2017 I'd be 60 years old, and
maybe ski jumping wouldn't be such a great idea.  But reality has proven
better than my fears, so I decided to give it a whirl.

There was also another photo (with caption) following the missing text. It came right after the text quoted above, but is not displayed on the new site. I've seen similar problems on several of my old posts. I'm wondering if it is related to the thread reference in my original post. For what it's worth, here's the thread reference, which still goes where it's supposed to:

turns-all-year.com/forum/random-tracks/52291

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15 Jul 2020 09:50 #233871 by kamtron
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It appears that the parsing the old links into the new format is somewhat broken... the original text has been dumped into the link data.

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