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Old 02-16-2013, 08:33 AM
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Can I ask why on earth the '[IMG]' tag is disabled in the DIY section? Surely having the pics viable to go along with text describing certain procedures is usefull?

Seems a bit odd to have to click a link and open a pic in another window in a section designed to let people publish 'how to' guides.
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Originally Posted by simonmd View Post
Can I ask why on earth the '[IMG]' tag is disabled in the DIY section? Surely having the pics viable to go along with text describing certain procedures is usefull?

Seems a bit odd to have to click a link and open a pic in another window in a section designed to let people publish 'how to' guides.
That's crazy talk

We hear at the RX8 club use the /easybutton tag to impart all our knowledge thru the /telepathicbrainlink tag

Then we end all DIY with a /blink tag just for nostalgia

edit /tongueplantedincheek tag
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the reason is simple: IMG tag is disabled to encourage users to upload the images as an attachment. This is to prevent hotlinking images that could dissapear in the future.

People shouldn't be posting links to images ... there are some DIYs that do post links to images, but those are usually older DIYs that didn't follow the rules properly.
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Originally Posted by paimon.soror View Post
the reason is simple: IMG tag is disabled to encourage users to upload the images as an attachment. This is to prevent hotlinking images that could dissapear in the future.

People shouldn't be posting links to images ... there are some DIYs that do post links to images, but those are usually older DIYs that didn't follow the rules properly.
Oh crap really
Now I feelz stoopid

edit: so how data are we allowed to upload?
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Ah well that kind of makes sense, i'm more used to forums encouraging hotlinking as it saves the forum's own bandwidth and running costs.

WCS- Very good! /patronising tag
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