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Voting closed: June 09, 2005, 09:49:58 PM

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Offline Jazza

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How to add 'bells and whistles' to your posts
« on: June 09, 2005, 09:49:58 PM »
Here are some things to help you personalise your signatures.

You add this under Profile > Signature

-Adding an image
Your image MUST be on the internet NOT on your computer for it to display.


-Changing text colour
This text is red
Only use simple colours. (E.g Red, not some mangleated sixth millionith version of pink or mauve)

-How to place an URL without showing actual link
Your text here

You can also put two together. You can have a picture link to a webpage.



If you would like any more then just ask me  8)
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Re: How to add 'bells and whistles' to your posts
« Reply #1 on: September 14, 2005, 11:45:13 PM »
Quote from: Jazza
You add this under Profile > Signature

-Adding an image
Your image MUST be on the internet NOT on your computer for it to display...

I was just wondering - where does one go to find pictures of this nature?

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« Reply #2 on: September 15, 2005, 02:14:05 PM »
Hi Flutterbit,
do you mean the pictures we are using as avatars on the site?
Mostly I have collected them over the years because I liked the look of them, then I changed the size to suit the forum. Or you can do a search on avatar images on google.
Is that what you meant?
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How to add 'bells and whistles' to your posts
« Reply #3 on: September 15, 2005, 06:30:28 PM »
Hey Christine,

No, not the avatars (which I like btw) I was talking about the little pictures that you can put in your signature.  I never figured out how to make them work.

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How to add 'bells and whistles' to your posts
« Reply #4 on: September 16, 2005, 07:35:03 PM »
It is the same as putting an image in your post, you use BB Code.

Eg.
Code: [Select]

[img]http://www.something.com/picture.jpg[/img]
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« Reply #5 on: September 16, 2005, 07:50:23 PM »
So where do we insert the code? Is it under the Profiles----Signature section?
If it looks like a duck, and quacks like a duck, we have at least to consider the possibility that we have a small aquatic bird of the family anatidae on our hands.
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How to add 'bells and whistles' to your posts
« Reply #6 on: September 16, 2005, 07:55:16 PM »
LOL - I never knew how to put an image in my posts either !!!! :lol:

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« Reply #7 on: September 16, 2005, 08:06:43 PM »
Hi, adding a picture.
If it is hosted up on some server somewhere simply copy the link by selecting it in the address bar of the browser and pressing CONTROL C then paste it (CONTROL V) into your post. Then select it in your post and click on the IMG button under the subject line.

eg my link is http://www.paranormal.com.au/images/corporate3.jpg
to make the picture come up I paste or type the address of the picture ina and then select it and click on the IMG button.

If it looks like a duck, and quacks like a duck, we have at least to consider the possibility that we have a small aquatic bird of the family anatidae on our hands.
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How to add 'bells and whistles' to your posts
« Reply #8 on: September 16, 2005, 08:11:20 PM »
Tanks muchly!!!  I'll get to putting up my own little picture one day but for now, where do you find such little pictures?

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« Reply #9 on: September 16, 2005, 09:49:55 PM »
If you see a picture you like on the internet- to get them do a google search on a topic you like and click IMAGES then click search. It will come up with all sorts of little pictures. Then right click on the picture and select save as. Save it somewhere on your computer. Then open the picture up in a graphics program such as Photoshop or Fireworks. You can then change the size. So if the picture you want it too big you can modify the iamge size to make it smaller.

Try searching things like, fairy, pixie, spooky, haunted, cute, animal etc.

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How to add 'bells and whistles' to your posts
« Reply #10 on: September 16, 2005, 09:53:52 PM »
Just remeber, 1 of the more popular places to host your images is Imageshack.

http://www.imageshack.us

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Re: How to add 'bells and whistles' to your posts
« Reply #11 on: November 01, 2008, 11:17:44 AM »
www.photobucket.com
you can host your pics and also find millions of images you can use .

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Re: How to add 'bells and whistles' to your posts
« Reply #12 on: July 18, 2013, 11:08:19 PM »
I feel really silly asking this as I've been on different forums over the years......

but I can't get my avie up. :(

I have heaps of avies in photobucket but no matter what I do the picture won't link. Normally I just copy and paste the image details but nothing.

Help please.
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Re: How to add 'bells and whistles' to your posts
« Reply #13 on: July 19, 2013, 12:41:42 AM »
How big is the pic?
If it looks like a duck, and quacks like a duck, we have at least to consider the possibility that we have a small aquatic bird of the family anatidae on our hands.
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Re: How to add 'bells and whistles' to your posts
« Reply #14 on: July 19, 2013, 10:28:00 AM »
Great information to know.

Thank you all.
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