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So, I am attempting to add an image to a post and I get an error the image of which, ironically, I have posted along with this post.

What is causing this error ??

Link here: http://imgur.com/27DERWJ

  • Duplicate of meta.stackexchange.com/q/186430/205508 – Ionică Bizău Jun 28 '13 at 6:02
  • To the person who flagged it as a duplicate ... mate, there is no answer on that post and there is no reason to gimme a -1 – An SO User Jun 28 '13 at 6:05
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    I didn't flag it as a duplicate, but it sure seems to be; the question it is a duplicate of was asked before yours, and details the same problem; lack of an answer doesn't mean it isn't a duplicate. – Daedalus Jun 28 '13 at 6:07
  • @Daedalus The only one people who can answer this are the guys from ServerFault or the devs of this site themselves :-) – An SO User Jun 28 '13 at 6:09
  • @LittleChild I don't see how others from another network site would be able to answer that question, when they don't have access to the necessary files. The devs of this site would be able to, but not otherwise. This is of course referring to the question that this one seems to be a duplicate of, as the problem demonstrated here, before your edit, is already answered below. – Daedalus Jun 28 '13 at 6:12

When you post a link you must link directly to the image. The URL you gave links to the info-page of the image. Try http://i.imgur.com/27DERWJ.png instead:

actual image

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  • No ... No .... I tried to upload the pic straight from my computer first .. then, too, I got the same error – An SO User Jun 28 '13 at 6:03
  • @Daedalus Isn't loading, for me, too. – Ionică Bizău Jun 28 '13 at 6:03
  • @Johnツ LoL ! Images from older posts do load so this must be a fairly recent problem :) – An SO User Jun 28 '13 at 6:03
  • Yes, I've already asked here. – Ionică Bizău Jun 28 '13 at 6:04
  • @Johnツ I deleted my comment because the image then loaded for me, I should have actually looked at the image, which is of course likely not the image meant, haha. – Daedalus Jun 28 '13 at 6:04
  • @Johnツ but there is no answer :) – An SO User Jun 28 '13 at 6:04
  • @LittleChild Waiting for one... :-) – Ionică Bizău Jun 28 '13 at 6:04
  • @Johnツ MAGIC !! Now it loads !! :-D – An SO User Jun 28 '13 at 6:06

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