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The-One-Banana
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Accessing the file uploaded? 2011-01-10 01:14:03 Reply

If I uploaded a file with the Dumping Grounds feature on the website, how would I access the file (not the page, the file itself), or is this not possible?


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Response to Accessing the file uploaded? 2011-01-10 01:16:36 Reply

My Account > Free File Upload > Select Image on List


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Response to Accessing the file uploaded? 2011-01-10 01:19:56 Reply

At 1/10/11 01:16 AM, Heinrich wrote: My Account > Free File Upload > Select Image on List

Where do I "select image on list"?

I tried clicking on the image next to the name, but that still leads to the page.


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Response to Accessing the file uploaded? 2011-01-10 07:23:50 Reply

click "Download File..." at the top of the files page.

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Response to Accessing the file uploaded? 2011-01-10 07:53:52 Reply

In case that your question is "how do I find the direct url to the file" - You don't. I think Newgrounds has specifically made it so that you cannot abuse their services and hotlink to images hosted there.

This simply is to prevent what's referred to as "bandwidth theft". You display images on a remote site, and Newgrounds gets to pay for the bandwidth served, without getting anything back for it.

The way the NG staff has designed it is in a way that still easily shows you the image, with a little bit of NG around it, in order to make it obvious who's actually keeping the file up there.

In short: bandwidth stealing is bad.