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The reason why is because ES doesn't use endpoint security, and because of that, the image fails to load. Yes, in theory, someone could intercept anything going in/out of ES. This is normal, however. ES doesn't hold any non-voluntary information about you, so there's no need to https.
  ES APPRENTICE PROGRAMMER / Omio / 32d 22h 10m 52s
No problem, I'm here to help however I can. I wish you luck.
  Monu Zhing / AskTheStaff / 32d 22h 57m 50s
it DID work, thank you so much! yay :) now i can get this show on da road
  occultist / 32d 23h 39s
Take out the "s" from "https" and see if that works. Images don't work with https in the url for some reason.
  Monu Zhing / AskTheStaff / 33d 1h 1m 57s
i'm having trouble uploading images to my character profiles.

im back on this site after about a year and a half long hiatus so maybe i just forgot how it works. i pasted the link (https://vgy.me/u/FHhiyY) into the picture URL spot, but it keeps showing that little icon that lets you know that the site wasnt able to display the image.

Can you help ?
  occultist / 33d 1h 3m 35s
Send him more emails? Won't he get annoyed by the constant emails. I mean I will if it helps tbh
  Sina / 80d 20h 35m 59s
Shoot him more Emails at different times, and see if that does the trick.
  ES APPRENTICE PROGRAMMER / Omio / 80d 20h 43m 23s
Um hi! I emailed jimmyruska about my original account which I can't seem to log in anymore, and im sure i remember my password. I even did the email thing on the profile but have no way of resetting it since I can't seem to find anyway I can use my email. I'm just notifying and if my problem can be solved quicker here that would be great :)
Thanks!
  Sina / 80d 20h 45m 40s
Alright, i'm using the instructions for the editing. I followed the directions and the images are still not showing up. Any suggestions?
  Katataka / 159d 19h 38m 23s
That is an issue that occurs rather often with new users. Same happened for me at least for a while...but it eventually started working after I had been on this site long enough and some PMs were cycling through.
  Lola Liz / AskTheStaff / 167d 4h 24m 3s
Hi, I am not able to click the PMs / Sent PMs links. When I do the site crashes. I even sent a PM to myself to see if when I clicked it, it would take me to my private messages. It only crashed again.
  ludicrous / 167d 4h 26m 27s
The guidelines of the Community Help Thread here have changed, to lax the notion of chatting in the upper part.
  ES APPRENTICE PROGRAMMER / Omio / 195d 12h 46m 1s
I agree, blocking should only been used when necessary. What if the number of complete blocks are restricted to a reasonable number so people think twice before abusing it?? The current partial block system can remain & people could only use the new one if they truly need it.

[size7 [sub I only have one person blocked and would only have one person blocked too. If someone needed to block a whole rp of people, I'd think they should look in the mirror first...]]
  Yoruneko / 282d 21h 21m 48s
Also, in case anyone's wondering:
[jcode [size7 [sub This is the code I used for super-tiny text - perfect for spoiler stuff.]]]
  ES APPRENTICE PROGRAMMER / Omio / 282d 21h 42m 5s
It's difficult, on a programming aspect, to try to filter for that; beyond concealing posts/chat, it's hard for a multi-person RP to carry on, when the members of the RP have each other blocked, and trying to implement a "user on blocklist has already joined so you can't" lock would prove restrictive in the worse fashions .

That being said, there are possibilities open; maybe the change in dynamic is perceived to be worse than it actually is. Perhaps there was a paradigm shift in an awkward direction. Perhaps a lesson in intellectual integrity can be showed. Waving something off as just "we don't really mesh" isn't [i quite] worthy of a block; heck, there's a buttload of people on ES I don't mesh with properly.

My block function will be limited to users who I KNOW will end up raising an argument with me that has no purpose, goal, motive, or message, or will otherwise go out of their way to give everyone a hard time simply because I'm present.

In short, block with moderation and prudence, not "just because you disagree".

[size7 [sub There's only one person that I would block, but since I rarely RP here, and since I run the help sections, I'd rather not block, and at least extend a hand of "here, lemme help." I might be weird for that, though.]]
  ES APPRENTICE PROGRAMMER / Omio / 282d 21h 44m 51s
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