Not allowed to post images?

Discussion in 'Ask Baldy, Blame AceRph' started by MNMade, Jun 4, 2013.

  1. MNMade

    MNMade Crazy, you say?

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    Hi guys, was trying to post some pics of my new bike in one of the specific forums and at the bottom left side in the box it reads, " You MAY NOT post attachments."

    Why am I not allowed? Seems odd. :huh
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  2. Canuman

    Canuman Crusty & Unobliging

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    No one is, except for certain limited circumstances like GPX tracks. It's a space saving thing on the servers, which are overworked. You need to host the pics somewhere else (Photobucket, Smugmug, Picasa) and then post links to them. There's a tutorial.

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  3. MNMade

    MNMade Crazy, you say?

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    Thanks for the answer. Yeah I know I have to host 'em elsewhere. That wasn't the problem. The problem was that I didn't have permission to post them. But it seems to now given me it...I'm guessing new accounts must be active for a time frame before allowed to do so. :D
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  4. mikes'gs

    mikes'gs what R U looking at

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    would like to do so myself .i know you have to post links ..thanks
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  5. 01001010 01000011

    01001010 01000011 AKA-JC

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    Is it time to change the FAQ section? It seems to say my CP should have a Pictures & Albums link ?

    From the FAQ
    As a member, you can create Albums of images that are linked to your public profile. Albums can be created by visiting the User Control Panel, and clicking on the 'Pictures & Albums' link, and then clicking on 'Add Album'.
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  6. ian408

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    Attachments are allowed. .gpx, .jpg, .jpeg.

    It would be helpful to know where you were trying to post.
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  7. 01001010 01000011

    01001010 01000011 AKA-JC

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    If you are referring to my post, I got it done finally by linking to another web site that had my gallery.
    However I also posted above the info. from the Adv. FAQ section.
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  8. ian408

    ian408 Oh? Administrator

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    You can post attachments in the 'cute dog' thread. However, you must make sure they conform to the following file specs:
    A jpeg file can be up to 195.3KB and no larger than 1600x1200. A jpg file can be 195.3KB and no bigger than 1200x1600.

    I'll look at the FAQ (and the file sizes question-cause they're not the same and probably should be).
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  9. 01001010 01000011

    01001010 01000011 AKA-JC

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    Thanks
    This is the confusing part.

    From the FAQ
    As a member, you can create Albums of images that are linked to your public profile. Albums can be created by visiting the User Control Panel, and clicking on the 'Pictures & Albums' link, and then clicking on 'Add Album'.
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