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I have no idea what board to put this under, so it'll stay here until I get an answer from the team.

I've seen a lot of people asking how to add images as profile pictures and signatures.  Understanding how BBCode on this forum works would help you, especially for signatures if you want to make a more complex one, with an image and text.  You can play around with the BBCode and see what it does with the buttons above your text box when you make a forum post, reply, or Private Message and hitting the "preview" button below.

For adding images to your profile and signature:

First thing you gotta do is find the picture(s) you want to use for your avatar or signature.  If they are not hosted on the internet you need to upload them somewhere(I use www.imgur.com).  You need the link to the picture itself(Usually by right clicking a picture and clicking "View Image" and copying the address in your address bar, or "Copy Image Location".  With my avatar as an example that would get you a link similar to http://i.imgur.com/ftlg27V.png.  Note, it needs to have an extension at the end, like this one has .png.  Extensions like .jpg,.gif and .bmp work as well, but .png tends to be better quality.  If the image does not have an extension in the address bar, right click the picture and select either "view image" or "open image in new tab" or "copy image location/address".

Once you have the pictures, go to your profile ->forum profile at the top of the screen. -PICTURED, CLICK HERE-

For your avatar, select "Specify avatar from Url" and paste the link to your picture there.-PICTURED, CLICK HERE-

For signatures, you use BBCode.  All you'd need to use for a picture is "img" tags.  You use them around your image link, like I did in this picture.  To center it like mine, use
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[center] and [/center] at the start and end of your signature message.
eg.
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[center][img]Image URL Goes Here.png[/img][/center]
Let me know if you have any questions, or something should be updated or better worded :).  Also, if you feel something should be added to this post also let me know here and I may add it. 

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Off-Topic / Favourite quotes?
« on: 2016 Mar 09, 00:44:46 »
This maaaay or may not have anything to do with me coding a bot that generates quotes at random :P

Regardless, It's also a fun topic so it's a win-win.  It's simple.  Post your favourite quotes!  (If I like it i'll add it to my bot :P)

My go-to quote: Normality is Overrated.  ~Darcy Sinclair

Gogogo!

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Team Biographies / Darcy
« on: 2015 Nov 11, 10:24:56 »
I think most everyone forgot these are here, in fact I was reminded last night about it, and I figured I'd make a biography myself!  Fun right?

So firstly, hello!  I'm Darcy, or I also go as LaptopBrony.  OR, you might even remember Pipkin, if you've been here long enough! Anyways, no, that's not actually my real name...yet.  Maybe in the future, hehe.  That was the easy part, now, what interesting things can I tell you about me...hmm?

Prior to college, I was a retail employee for 10 years, working in the meat department.  For 4 of those years as an assistant manager and 3 of those years as a manager, also working in other departments, such as cash office, cashier, receiving, tech support, even security.  Now, I am unemployed, trying to concentrate on school.  *shrug*

I am a Canadian college student, studying Computer Programming.  I'm actually writing this in my networking class.  Don't tell my professor!  I am hoping by the end of my 3 year program to enter software development, or, I can take a one year post-graduate program for game development.  I can't help but feel that watching LoE's development has helped to spark my interest in this field.  While I don't have any game projects under my belt yet, I am working on a couple programming project, like this one here.  Meet CoffeeBot...

I am also a digital artist, mainly specializing in MLP style artwork, however I have previously created Sonic fanart waaay back in the mid-late 2000s.  I have also dabbled in making pony plushies, developing my own pattern, however time restraints have limited making more than a couple at this point.  Now, time for a shameless plug!  http://laptopbrony.deviantart.com/

I joined the MLP fandom in October 2011, learning about the show through fan-made content such as PMVs, music and artworks.  Seeing the amazing works the fandom has created around the show, I watched the show to see what all the hype was about, instantly falling in love with the style and animation, reminding me of shows I used to watch in the '90s.  About nine months later, I decided to try my luck at making artworks of my own, finding interest in making cute ponies of my own, and finding it satisfying.

Now for the stuff you likely care about.

I joined LoE around the same time I started drawing, back in July 2012.  Back then I ran a different name (anyone remember LaptopCommandStation?  Please don't, I hate that name lol).  I discovered the game through EQD, coincidentally enough, that day being the first time I have ever been on that site.  I enjoyed the forum scene and decided to see if this was a fun forum to be on.  Well, it's 20152016 and i'm a moderator now, I guess it's alright ;)  I joined the moderation team almost exactly two years later, in July 2014.  I also try to help out when i'm not busy(which is almost never...) as a script and hopefully soon, unity implementer.  I'm hoping that helping with these departments, specifically using Unity, will help me work towards game development projects in the future...

So, that's about all I can think of.  I'm pretty boring, but thanks for reading this anyways :D

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This is very trivial but i'll report it anyways

I just noticed if you are viewing the list of users online and try to jump to a thread they are posting in by clicking the link to the thread in the "action" section, you'll receive a 404 error.

The link DOES work if their action is "viewing the topic" but it 404s if they're "posting in topic"

This is because there is a "?" missing in the url between "php" and "topic"

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Off-Topic Archive / MOVED: MUSICIANS UNITE!
« on: 2015 Jan 29, 00:09:37 »

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Off-Topic Archive / MOVED: Tamagotchi Poll
« on: 2014 Oct 20, 19:39:12 »

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Audio / Our Fanfiction Readings
« on: 2014 Jul 29, 01:26:28 »
So myself and a few friends for fun have been doing fanfiction readings.  We aren't really professional per-se, as you can tell by our intro, but it's fun to do, and I want to start posting them here :)
It also gives us excuses to play around with our different voices!  So, enjoy!

Note-All fanfictions posted here will comply with the forum rules, don't worry X3

A letter to the Griffon Emperor on the matter of war by WagesofSin
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