The forum always (since I was here) limited the number of images/emoticons you could have in a single post. It counted any that were in a quoted post as well. It also makes no distinction between an image (JPG, GIF, PNG, etc) and an emoticon. All are treated as if they were the same.
"Everyone's got one. Better to be a smart one than a dumb one." - me
"It's people like you that [I]think[/I] you know everything that give those of us that [I]do[/I] a bad name." - me
"Eat, drink, and be Merry, 'cause Pippin was a fool of a Took."