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Is there a preferred picture size for story ID questions?

Sometimes when I answer a story ID question I'll include a picture of the book cover, typically grabbed from Goodreads or some similar site. I generally try to choose what seems a sensible size for ...
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Please help replace links to non-Stack Imgur images

Salutations, good StackExchange editors. Over the past few weeks, users (including me) helped to replace Flickr links with Imgur links in Slytherincess's questions, as requested here. The campaign was ...
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Is there a reason that stack.imgur.com image resizing parameters don't work on certain images?

In an answer I just posted, it seems that stack.imgur.com is not resizing the images when the letters t or m are added to the filename. As an example, here's bUxeut.jpg and bUxeum.jpg: You may ...
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What is alt text, and how do I write good alt text?

When I upload an image, the image button inserts some text that says "enter image description here". What is that text for, and what should I replace it with?
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The Big Edit Event (is finished)

Now that we have a broad consensus on having an edit event to deal with the broken links caused by the HTTPS update, we now need to coordinate the event itself. UPDATE #2 The Big Event is now (...
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Is it time to organize a major editing event?

UPDATE: this is happening. See The Big Edit Event (is finished). Stack Exchange is moving all images from http:// links to https:// links. The ones that can are being done automatically, but there ...
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Is there a way to resize displayed pictures? [duplicate]

Can we change a picture size when we display it from a linked website? It seems that the picture is always displayed at maximum size.
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How to post/link an image in a comment

It's easy if the image is online, just post the URL in the comment and hit enter - anyone who clicks it will see the image. Let's say I just photoshopped an image to help explain something to another ...
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People Posting Pointless Pictures [duplicate]

I get annoyed with people putting unnecessary images in their questions and answers, but I wonder if there is any rational objection to the practice, or is it just irrational prejudice on my part? Is ...
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Can't post images?

Whenever I try to add an image to a question on Google Chrome, this happens. I can't access the button to actually post the question. I have to switch to Firefox to add images. Is there anyway I ...
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Uploading scan of comic book page

In a question I asked I would like to show the relevant page in the comic book. Is this allowed, and if so what citation should I use? I have it scanned in a jpeg format.
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Can I put image transcriptions to posts as text for searchability?

If you include an image in an answer, you can specify the alt text of the image in brackets. In some posts, the image is an integral part of the answer, in which case the alt text is essential. ...
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What's the etiquette of inserting videos, pictures, or other media into someone else's post?

This topic came up in chat the other day. Is it good form to insert a related, but ultimately unnecessary, animated gif, picture, or some other form of media (say, a YouTube video) into someone else'...
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Can you resize images in a question?

I asked this question, but the images I used are rather large. Can you/how can you resize images in the question (short of downloading the image, resizing it on the computer, and re-uploading the ...
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What is up with all the tangential imagery?

I've started to notice a trend in adding tangential imagery to posts: If Galadriel had claimed the One Ring, would Sauron have become her servant, or would have Galadriel become his servant? How long ...