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It finaly happened to me.

Some clown has hotlinked an image from my Akira site.

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Well I figured I would replace the image with something pretty vile.

Any body heard of SCAT by any chance.

WARNING (Only follow the link if you really must see what I did.)

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I wish I could see his face next time he visits his site.

Let that be a warning to all out there who thinks hotlinking is good.

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Last time he'll hotlink one of my images.

Awesome, nicely done Laughing out loud looks like every image on his myspace profile is hotlinked :twisted:

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Last time he'll hotlink one of my images.

Can you describe the new image please, 'cause the clown's webpage just crashes my browser(FF) every time I try to view it!

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Last time he'll hotlink one of my images.

Can someone else describe it, I really don't want to look at it again. Laughing out loud

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Last time he'll hotlink one of my images.

...how about a link then, or is it REALLY bad?

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Last time he'll hotlink one of my images.

Shock That is too funny . . . and vile . . . .

edit: it is really bad :twisted:

This is my big chance . . . yep, I blew it . . .

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Last time he'll hotlink one of my images.

OK if I must say what it is. I did put a warning mind you for who ever follows the link.

[ edited out by RTB due to the disgusting nature of the picture ]

As nice as I can put it really.

It's horrid.

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Last time he'll hotlink one of my images.

Hehe

Hope that's not Cadbury's chocolate!

And you could have warned me to switch the speakers off!

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Last time he'll hotlink one of my images.

OH didn't notice I had my speakers off.

My god they all play at once.

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Last time he'll hotlink one of my images.

Exactly.

My ears won't recover from that for quite a while I'm afraid.

BTW can't you set something in your control panel for your serer to stop hotlinking. I could on my last server using CPanel.

I wonder how long it will take him to notice?

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PS, just as well it wasn't Cadbury's Fruit and Nut!

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Last time he'll hotlink one of my images.

The funny part is the actual picture is probably still in his/her cache and the offender won't see the nasty pic for some time (if at all). Laughing out loud

Gross pic. :vomit:

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Last time he'll hotlink one of my images.

I'm sure you can do some tricks with the htaccess file . . check ALA, I'm sure there was an article on there.

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Last time he'll hotlink one of my images.

Thank you for the description, and just for once I'm glad my browser crashed!

I like your style WRT dishing out justice. One of my client's complained that his product pictures were being hotlinked to - I think I'll take a leaf from your book on this one, but I might pick a different sort of image Wink

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Last time he'll hotlink one of my images.

roytheboy wrote:
Thank you for the description, and just for once I'm glad my browser crashed!

I like your style WRT dishing out justice. One of my client's complained that his product pictures were being hotlinked to - I think I'll take a leaf from your book on this one, but I might pick a different sort of image WinkYou could always use mine:

http://www.imaginekitty.com/external/pictures/hotlink.gif

It is a transparent gif that is 1px high by 30000px wide. Sure to ruin any layout. Laughing out loud

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Last time he'll hotlink one of my images.

ROFFLE!

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Last time he'll hotlink one of my images.

eww eww eww. That'll show him.

I refuse to be like the faceless masses of sheep and have a signatu......awwwwwwwww CRAP!!

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Last time he'll hotlink one of my images.

I didn't look at the link due to the warning, but what good was the warning if you explained it anyway. Oups

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Last time he'll hotlink one of my images.

...sorry - that was my fault :oops: - I'll edit the post.

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Last time he'll hotlink one of my images.

I love it when people do this (the hotlinking thing not the - ewww!)

I've heard of doing the old photo swap thing but the massive image is genius too - would it have any effect if they've specified the image size in the html though?

My strategy is so simple an idiot could have devised it!

"Also, your CSS (no offence) makes me want to gouge my eyes out with a rusty spoon" - TPH

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Last time he'll hotlink one of my images.

HellsBells wrote:
I've heard of doing the old photo swap thing but the massive image is genius too - would it have any effect if they've specified the image size in the html though?
No, but it wouldn't show either as it is just a transparent gif. Smile

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Last time he'll hotlink one of my images.

People were leeching my abstract backgrounds all the time on Myspace, and I didn't want to remove them, SOOooo.... I removed them to a different location.

I refuse to be like the faceless masses of sheep and have a signatu......awwwwwwwww CRAP!!

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