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c_hawkthorne  ·  93 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: No way to edit bio or email address?


mk - any guesses why this went URL and not embedded? Not sure if you get edit history but I tried taking out the "/a/" and adding ".jpg" at the end.

Devac  ·  92 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Because it's a link to an album, not the picture.

c_hawkthorne  ·  92 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I swear I took out the /a and updated and it still didn't do it. At least you're talented thanks Devac!

Devac  ·  92 days ago  ·  link  ·  

The link without /a leads somewhere else, see:


FO7GLi6 is album's ID, the picture within has 0mbaFzO. Kinda like a difference between the name of an album and names of songs on it.

c_hawkthorne  ·  92 days ago  ·  link  ·  

That's some fine detective work. Imgur is garbage but free and I like free. I'm ready for hubski image hosting if that gets confirmed.

freyr  ·  93 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Oh wow, yeah I don't have that. No text box.

Here's what I see

Devac  ·  92 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I think it can be a remnant of the previous anti-spam restrictons, at least that'd be my guess. IIRC, you couldn't post, change profile description or have links in comments until you completed first 'hubwheel' (that thing next to your nick in the top navigation bar).

Guessing after mk, I wouldn't be surprised if it was just hidden via CSS, therefore accessible and editable with 'inspect element' feature in most browsers. Can't hurt giving it a try, can be fun.

freyr  ·  92 days ago  ·  link  ·  

That makes sense. I don't care that much. Just wanted to report the issue. If it's intentional, then it should say so.

c_hawkthorne  ·  93 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Well that's fun. mk is our great and glorious leader and one of the the guys who runs this place. Any bugs go to him. He'll probably ask what browser you're on and might want other info. Hope that gets fixed soon!

freyr  ·  93 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Same issue in across browsers (Firefox and Chrome) and across devices (Brave browser on mobile).