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Old 10th December 2011, 12:43 PM   #1
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The moderation staff is beginning to become just a bit frustrated with members posting photos by indirect methods. The use of connecting links to servers like photobucket or use of hotlinks to present your photos is not the appropriate way to post photos. Connecting links to facebook galleries are even more frustrating as you must be a FB member to view them. None of these methods preserve your images in the thread for future discussion. There is nothing more frustrating than researching a weapon only to find a thread that has been stripped of all illustrations when the original poster removed them from their outside server or gallery

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