How come some Giphy.com gifs work and some don't?

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  1. G. Gordon Gator

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    I'm a frequent user of gifs and pics to liven up my posts, but I've noticed that certain gifs from the giphy.com site do not show up when you try to post them. I hate it when I find the perfect gif to illustrate or emphasize the point of the post, but it won't appear. I've tried to figure out what's different about the ones that work vs. the ones that don't, but haven't been able to identify any pattern to it.

    Anyone know why this happens, or if there's a way around it to make them work?

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    I've never been able to get any of them to work, so I normally search like this "donkey laughing gif -giphy" on Google Images.
     
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    I just google “donkey princess” images. Plenty more to go.
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      Post examples of ones that don't work, and we can troubleshoot. Otherwise, you sound like my wife...

      "Remember that time you did that thing and it didn't work out? What were you doing wrong (ie, it is your own damn fault, and I'm not really telling you sht about what happened...you figure it out)"
       
      • G. Gordon Gator

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        Like I said, it's random. Most of them work but from time to time I try to use one that just won't show up. I can't remember off the top of my head an example of one that didn't. Next time it happens I will post the URL for it here.
         
        • crosscreekcooter

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          I'm with ya TLB. The Mistake was a master at emasculation, a female Don Rickles. I never figured out all the steps necessary for coitus with her (after marriage of course), but whenever the moons aligned the witch always knew when and how to bring shrinkage. Some of her better quips included "Jesus Christ, aren't you through yet?", and "Would you move your fuking head, I can't see the tv!"
           
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            I've found giphy to be unreliable. Imgur and gfycat are my go-to sites for gifs .
             
          • AlexDaGator

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            You spelled "brazzers" wrong.


            Alex.
             
            • bradgator2

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              Do you use their website and copy the link into your clipboard and then post it into the images icon? I’ve never had it not work and I use that site exclusively. My guess, is you not posting it into the image url icon because you are drunk.

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            • G. Gordon Gator

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              Here's one:

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              Matthew Bingo GIF - Find & Share on GIPHY
               
            • itsgr82bag8r

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              Uh, I see it just fine.....
               
            • TLB

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              BINGO! I see it too. Maybe it is a viewing issue on your end?
               
            • URGatorBait

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              I see it on both desktop and mobile.

              Sounds like user error :lol:
               
            • G. Gordon Gator

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              Yeah, I see it now too. But it wasn't working when I initially posted it. This is like when you take your car to the mechanic and it suddenly stops making that funny noise.
               

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