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No-one here is paid to answer your questions. In fact no-one here receives any reward for answering your questions other than the feeling of satisfaction that we've left the world of physics a slightly better place than we've found it. So if you expect to attract good answers to your questions you're going to have to convince the site members that taking ...


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Adding 4 spaces to the beginning of a line makes it a code block. Click 'edit' to see the four spaces before this line. It is useful on the programming sites (e.g., StackOverflow) where there is syntax highlighting enabled on those (something we don't have/need here). I've deleted those 4 spaces & the picture now appears.


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I guess the implicit question is whether we should actually do this (though it would be better to be explicit); anyway, yes, this is a good idea. Whenever you include an image from elsewhere on the web in your own posts, link to the original source, and preferably also identify it in the text. If you see someone else's post which includes an image whose ...


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Will I get a whole load of moderators moaning at me? Yes. Not just moderators, but the whole spectrum of site members (as Kyle Kanos mentioned in a comment). And it's not just moaning; questions which include pictures of something that could be typed out attract downvotes and close votes. They look unprofessional, and (as Qmechanic mentioned in a comment) ...


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Have you got an email address associated with your account? Usually the stock profile picture (a.k.a. 'gravatar') is based on the hash of your email address, but if you haven't linked one to this account then it reverts to the hash of your IP address. In that case, if you want the old picture you need to re-log in from your old IP, save the picture, and put ...


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