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Offline Chris

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Photobucket kicks the bucket
« on: June 30, 2017, 09:46:52 pm »
Well, this is distressing!  Photobucket has changed and if I want to continue to use it to post photos to this forum then I need to upgrade from the free service I've been using for years to a much much more expensive service that will allow what Photobucket calls "third party hosting".    How much more expensive?  $399 per year more expensive.   I really like you guys and love sharing photos with you but that's more than I want to spend to do so.

So, there will be an interruption of visuals until I can figure out how to get around this obstacle.


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Re: Photobucket kicks the bucket
« Reply #1 on: June 30, 2017, 10:19:38 pm »
Not sure what Photobucket is as far as using to put Photos on here.

As far as I know (Lack of knowledge may be my problem), I have never used Photobucket to put photos as attachments.

Basically, I don't understand how this affects me???

 
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Re: Photobucket kicks the bucket
« Reply #2 on: July 01, 2017, 03:15:53 am »
Not sure what Photobucket is as far as using to put Photos on here.

As far as I know (Lack of knowledge may be my problem), I have never used Photobucket to put photos as attachments.

Basically, I don't understand how this affects me???

 

If you're not using Photobucket, and it looks like you aren't, you're not affected.  I am and it's wiped out every image I ever posted here...literally thousands of them.
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Re: Photobucket kicks the bucket
« Reply #3 on: July 01, 2017, 05:43:17 am »
I had been using photobucket but I was putting the pics on there then sending it to my computer and sharing from there so 99% of my pics should be ok.There are other programs to resize the pics out there so I guess I will be using one of those.
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Re: Photobucket kicks the bucket
« Reply #4 on: July 01, 2017, 04:36:59 pm »
Mine seems to be normal.I wonder if you have exceeded the data allowance for a free account? ???
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Re: Photobucket kicks the bucket
« Reply #5 on: July 05, 2017, 11:57:49 am »
I think they went after the people who had a lot of photos posted across several forums first.  Plainly, how much bandwidth you were using was a factor.  I had only used about 57% of the available storage so how many photos you had stored wasn't the only factor.
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Re: Photobucket kicks the bucket
« Reply #6 on: July 05, 2017, 08:36:49 pm »
Gotcha
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Re: Photobucket kicks the bucket
« Reply #7 on: July 05, 2017, 09:56:41 pm »
Copied all I had on there although I think I already had them all but just in case.I usually move the resized pics I post back to the computer and post from there anyway.
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