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Discussion in 'Site Feedback' started by SausageInYourFace, Apr 29, 2020.

  1. SausageInYourFace Codexian Sausage Patron

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    I am really getting tired of seeing this all the time instead of the actual whatever shit someone posted that didn't load for some reason, it's literally worse than Corona.

    Whatever the cause of this is, it needs to end. How can we stop it from happening?

     
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  2. SlamDunk Cipher

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  3. lukaszek the determinator

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    keep changing vpn until one resolves?

    dont browse 5 yo threads?
     
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  4. Grimlorn Arcane

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    I think some sites where the images embed from don't allow you to embed them or link them, or perhaps they're closed off to certain countries. That's why they don't show up no matter what you do. 4chan had this issue for a little time awhile back I think. Images linked from there wouldn't show up unless you had visited the site or page where the image was, then when refreshing here they'd show up. It's weird and a bit annoying. Sometimes I just see empty posts with ratings, but no image pops up and there is no link or noting when quoting the post as well.
     
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  5. Bigg Boss Arcane

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    Can you see this image?

    Show Spoiler

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  6. Gerrard Arcane

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    The cause is people being newfags to the internet and hotlinking images from sites that don't allow it (i.e. the majority of them).
     
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  7. Semiurge Learned

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    Seriously? Bastards.
     
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  8. Nano Prestigious Gentleman Arcane Patron

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    Do you use any tracking protection, an adblocker, HTTPS Everywhere, etc.? Those are all things that can cause this. I've learned to just accept it, it's easy to just open images in a new tab anyway.
     
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  9. ropulos Savant

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    That's the cause.
     
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  10. Roguey Arcane Sawyerite

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    IME the whole "no image leeching" thing became irrelevant once the bandwidth they used up became trivial. A relic from the 00s.
     
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  11. Wyatt_Derp Liturgist

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    I remember back in the 90s and early 00s some sites would booby trap hyperlink images. A long time ago, I linked to a photo from somethingawful on some forum. The pic was supposed to be the Mcdonalds arches, but instead it ended up being a black shemale wagging its dick at the camera.

    My joke with the Mcdonalds pic would have gotten some laughs, but the shemale schlong pic got even more. Thanks, internet!
     
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  12. Gerrard Arcane

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    People are dumb, they use shit like 100 quality JPGs, a 1920x1080 screenshot like that can be over 1,5MB. Now imagine someone hotlinks that image to some forum that gets 10K views per day.
     
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  13. flabbyjack Arcane

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    Why can't we post images in the title instead of text? End this fascism, now!
     
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  14. SausageInYourFace Codexian Sausage Patron

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    So I suppose either of these can be the cause?
     
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  15. Thac0 Hopeless Optimist Patron

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    Just go right click > show picture. Works 95% of the time. The rest of the time it links you to a dead imageshack host or whatever.
     
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  16. c2007 Savant

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    IME, you just have to copypasta the correct link.

    This isn't usually the one with the button that says "Tap here to copy image link!"

    It is shitty design and somewhat intentional obfuscation.

    I'm hardly an expert. I have had to edit posts here many times to get my image to display. GIPHY is a particular pain in the ass to copy from, for me at least.
     
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  17. SausageInYourFace Codexian Sausage Patron

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    Can confirm, just found that out a couple of days ago.
     
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