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Old 04-03-08, 10:03 AM
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Cannot post attachments, wondered why.

There have been several threads that I wanted to participate in and post images in my reply, but in posting rules at the bottom of the page when I login it says I may not post attachments. So how exactly should I post images if I cannot make them attachments. Thanks for any help or information.
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Old 04-03-08, 10:06 AM
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1. Upload your photo to imageshack or another image hosting site

2. Link to it here using the [img] tags.
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Old 04-03-08, 10:46 AM
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I've never seen a forum were you can upload your own pictures and have the forum actually host them. Or am I wrong? Why does this keep being an issue with newbs?
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Old 04-03-08, 10:50 AM
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I've seen it, but it's usually on smaller forums where they aren't as concerned with bandwidth issues.
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Old 04-04-08, 06:58 PM
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Originally Posted by Groucho
I've seen it, but it's usually on smaller forums where they aren't as concerned with bandwidth issues.
Or forums where you pay and there's a lot of ads.
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Old 04-05-08, 05:27 PM
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I've never seen a forum were you can upload your own pictures and have the forum actually host them. Or am I wrong?
Yes. Some forums do this.
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Old 04-05-08, 05:45 PM
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Many forums do this and it is not a big deal for bandwidth, it is more about server space and administration. The forum owner may not want to be a random picture host and MANY people are clueless. As in attaching images of smilies, or attaching the same pic over and over (each being a separate file on the server).
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Old 04-05-08, 06:17 PM
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yep many forums do this...

not a bandwidth issue...

it is an admin issue...

but i am on forums that simply use photopost... a Vbulletin add on that becomes a "Photobucket' only for that forum... and that is slick... lile Photopost Vbgallery 2.4.2...

it's slick... seems like the new owners would bump up to a later Vbulletin and host avatars, and add a gallery...

just my opinion...
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