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#700270 - 07/01/17 1:21 am Re: Photo Bucket ***** [Re: TR6Ray]  
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Originally Posted by TR6Ray
Originally Posted by Andy Higham
Loss of photos is not really an issue, its the loss of the links.
I have photos on photobucket linked to this forum, a couple of steam/model engineering forums, BSAOC forum, a couple of Aprilia forums, Greeves forum, Oldskool performance etc

I agree with Andy, it's the loss of the links. Countless threads that were chock full of information and were available to everyone are now made worthless in one fell swoop by the greedy scum suckers at the Photobucket Site.

I knew this day would happen sometime. Now it has. I am done with all internet forums. It has been a nice experience till now. Thanks all and good-bye!




TR6Ray -

Now how come the slimy tactics of ONE photo-Hosting site is a reason to be "done with all internet forums"? I mean, there ARE reasons to just drop the internet; on balance it can be as much of a useless time waster as it is a useful communication tool, but I wouldn't think that losing some photo links would be one of the reasons to drop it?

I've got many hundreds of photos of bikes, work-in-progress, travelogues, dogs, etc on PhotoBucket, and every one of them was loaded there so I could share it on an internet forum somewhere, so there are many hundred dead links now on BritBike and other sites I inhabit.

But I can just use a different site now, move forward, keep on posting pics, and away we go .... ! Now if SmugMug does us this way, I might have had enough ... !!

Lannis


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#700279 - 07/01/17 2:06 am Re: Photo Bucket [Re: Richard Phillips]  
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Into the distance a ribbon of black
Stretched to the point of no turning back
A flight of fancy on a windswept field
Standing alone my senses reeled
A fatal attraction is holding me fast how
How can I escape this irresistible grasp?
#700284 - 07/01/17 3:27 am Re: Photo Bucket [Re: kevin roberts]  
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Well you get what you pay for.
Running massive servers full of images that are continually downloaded to places like this forum for free costs money.
They recoup that from selling your images and some data to ad companies .
I would guess that Farce book has probably eaten into their profits quite a bit.
There is o suck thing as a free lunch and that applies just as much to the web as to your local diner .
I have no problems with the bucket either but Drop box has done similar.
They froze my account unless they got money for extra storage


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#700300 - 07/01/17 6:41 am Re: Photo Bucket [Re: Richard Phillips]  
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google is not going to like this

#700529 - 07/03/17 1:13 am Re: Photo Bucket [Re: Richard Phillips]  
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Hi, I just joined and used Postimage ... it is much easier to use than Photo bucket, works great, and is totally free?

here is my first pic.

[Linked Image]

regards Dave.

Last edited by Suzygs1000; 07/03/17 12:52 pm. Reason: mispelt word
#700559 - 07/03/17 9:48 am Re: Photo Bucket [Re: Richard Phillips]  
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Yes this sucks. Mine were still here yesterday. Get an upgraded membership and post images directly here. Much simpler. That will have saved my most recent image posts. Doesn't help with the dead links. Only things I have on chuckbucket are images I've linked to.


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#700615 - 07/03/17 6:20 pm Re: Photo Bucket [Re: BrizzoBrit]  
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I'm trying to learn to use the post image software. No luck so far
https://postimg.org/gallery/2mrirmbik/

Last edited by Spitfire Ken; 07/03/17 6:22 pm.

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#701058 - 07/07/17 8:27 pm Re: Photo Bucket [Re: Richard Phillips]  
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It looks that PB is making their restrictions in waves. I just got hit with their ransom post yesterday. Won't be paying the $399 fee either. It's the loss of the links that hurts. Countless threads that were chock full of information and were available to everyone are now made worthless in one fell swoop by Photobucket. No advance warning either. Maybe all for the better. Their site and my images were always very difficult to get to load.

I'm giving postimage a try.



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#701093 - 07/08/17 8:28 am Re: Photo Bucket [Re: Gary E]  
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Dropbox works ok also and no everyday messages from them.


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#701094 - 07/08/17 8:44 am Re: Photo Bucket [Re: Richard Phillips]  
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https://fixphotobucket.com/


this should work, I'll try myself the next couple of days

#701379 - 07/10/17 9:15 pm Re: Photo Bucket [Re: lemans]  
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Originally Posted by lemans
https://fixphotobucket.com/


this should work, I'll try myself the next couple of days



It did not work for me.


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