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Re: How to post images / photos

Tue Apr 16, 2013 2:07 am

EV1 wrote:Thanks!
Should have known that.

But something strange is going on, I didn't see your picture either.
I pasted your direct link in the URL-bar of my browser it shows the pic! When I then go back to this thread, the pic in your post visible!
Looks like your service only serves the link if you load it directly from them, likely to prevent this very use. Once it's in your browser cache, it works here until it expires. Unless they have a way to truly link directly to the image, I guess you can't use them for this purpose.
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Re: How to post images / photos

Wed Jul 13, 2016 2:38 pm

This is a real pain!!

In Prius chat we could upload directly to the forum
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Re: How to post images / photos

Wed Jul 13, 2016 4:45 pm

I have had zero problems with using Photobucket to store web images, then linking to them when I post elsewhere. I always use the thumbnail image code, which you just click on to copy into your buffer, and then paste into your post here. You get a nice small image that won't choke DSL lines, and when you click on it you get taken to the actual full-sized image at the site - in this case Photobucket. Not enough people think about it, but when there is a full-sized image embedded here, and people then lazily include it when quoting a post, the page quickly becomes too massive for a DSL user to load easily. I have topics on Ignore because of this.
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Re: How to post images / photos

Tue Jan 17, 2017 8:57 am

Danl wrote:This is a real pain!!

In Prius chat we could upload directly to the forum

I agree this isnt 1995, a mb of storage isn't a buck,

Why is this the only forum requiring external hosting?

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