Originally Posted by akbar
Go to Settings > General Settings. Scroll down until you see a section labeled Display Options or something. You'll see 3 check boxes. One called Show Images, another called Show Signatures and another called Show Avatars. Unchecking any of those boxes will cause that particular item to not show when viewing the forum.
Ex:: Uncheck the Show Images box and images will display as the URL and not as the actual image.