Seriously. I couldn't post images because I didn't have ten "reputation" points. Come on. I posted a link and then people who are able to edit had to turn it into an inline picture. Just, why?

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    To prevent spam?
    – Braiam
    May 3 '14 at 18:35
  • It's right that spam should be prevented, but everyone can post links instead of pictures. And you can't post anything on this thing. Not this way.
    – lyra
    May 3 '14 at 18:41
  • the reason you can post -some- links (there is a limit too there) is so that someone with more rep can check them and insert the image.
    – Rinzwind
    May 5 '14 at 13:49
  • Typically if you lack the rep, and its a properly hosted image, people are quite happy to edit it in - its an easy 2 reputation for low rep users, and a way to keep the site tidy for higher rep users. May 6 '14 at 10:55
  • To prevent spam (yes I stole that from Braiam).
  • It will take you mere seconds to get 10 rep.
  • As you stated: If you dump the link someone with more rep can edit it into an image for you.

Otherwise we all would be deleting porn and other malicious pictures.

Please take the tour and you will better understand how askubuntu (or stackexchange sites in general) works.

It is not a bad system!

  • It took me more than a day to get 10 rep. Just saying...
    – lyra
    May 3 '14 at 18:40
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    Sorry, it took me 10 seconds; answering is the way to get reputation ;-) Ondanks dat: toch veel plezier met Ubuntu :)
    – Rinzwind
    May 3 '14 at 18:44
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    @WOLFLΔMBERT I am sure you can live with "more than a day", not like it took you years. Just saying.
    – terdon
    May 5 '14 at 9:20
  • Spam rhymes with Braiam (I think)
    – cat
    Jun 8 '17 at 20:01

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