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.
2013 "Brilliant Silver" SV with Premium Package and no QC, and 2009 Vectrix VX-1 with 18 Leaf cells.
The most offensive, tasteless phrase in use here is "Pulled the trigger." I no longer respond to posts that use it.