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    Hi All,

    Just a quick reminder that for reasons of anti-spam and security you can’t upload pictures directly to the forum. I’m sorry, I know it is a pain.

    If you can upload your pictures to somewhere that’ll give you a fixed URL for it, something which looks like:

    and brings up the picture directly when you type it in to a web browser, you can display that picture directly here. Just click the IMG button and paste in the URL in the dialogue box which pops up.

    You can do that if you have web space of your own somewhere, or from various pic posting services (I think you can do it on Tumblr, for example).

    Otherwise, please email the pics to me, post here yourself and I’ll add the pics directly to your post.

    Cheers, Hywel



    I don’t think tumblr is a good site to park photos; I tried a while back, uploading photos there and then attempting to display them here. Tumblr has a fancy, “kewl” web interface that (deliberately?) makes linking photos difficult, especially if they’re rated as “mature content.” In any case I was never able to get my photos on tumblr to display here, so I’ve resorted to linking to them from



    Ah, bugger. Tumblr making things difficult.

    Anyone know of any decent public hosting services that do allow direct linking of photos?

    Cheers, Hywel.

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