SAKURA in KYOTO 2018 Back to Kansai
Paul, you can display the image in the thread like this (remove the stars)
If you want a line across the thread, use the word inline, like this
That results in this
As for getting permission, I asked several users at once, and got permission from all, as long as it was positive for the hobby and they got a name check or BGG did.
But first... check out the Non-commercial Image Use waiver geeklist. In this list, users waive their rights according to their choices, which means you are free to use their pictures for non-commercial work without having to check first.