<BLOCKQUOTE>quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by JohnH:It doesn't waste AC's bandwidth, because the smiles are physically located on another server. The only bandwidth used is the text to make the link to the image. (considerably less than I have just typed in this one sentence).
Pulling off someone elses server is not tolerated by certain web domains. It effects their bandwidth. Save the image and upload it to your server. Hint! Check the image file before you load it. A couple of posts here have a...well lets say redirect script in the image file.
<FONT COLOR="#800080" SIZE="1">[ November 23, 2001 11:30 PM: Message edited 1 time, by slider ]</font>