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Photobucket now charging....

Postby Pistol » Wed Jul 12, 2017 3:07 pm

Ok so Photobucket has Phucked everyone, across the world by putting up a ransom demand without notice to anyone. So now any pictures you may have through them cant be linked to third party sites, such as this great site, without paying around $400 (U.S.D, I think) per year! Really nice of them!

If you have any pictures with them (and possibly deleted them off your computer since uploading to photobucket), you can get them back by logging in to see your pictures, then under "Actions", click on the "Download Album", this will get all your pictures back. you can then choose to delete your account with them if you so choose.
Also, Tinypic is owned by Photobucket, so be aware of that, incase they decide to start charging there too.

All of my pictures are with them, so I'll have to get another host site account up and running, and repost all of my pictures. That'll take a while.

Feel free to put up who your pics are hosted through, so we can all see whats out there.

Cheers, Paul.
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Re: Photobucket now charging....

Postby JimmyG » Wed Jul 12, 2017 4:22 pm

Fuckers have dead linked well over ten years worth of build threads. I'm very excited about it. Very excited! :facepalm:
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Re: Photobucket now charging....

Postby Superscan811 » Thu Jul 13, 2017 4:51 am

One good reason I have my own home web site. Not hard to do, but you do need to have a PC that is on all the time.

Some of the newer Routers/Modems also allow you to run a mini web server with the content stored on a USB stick or external HDD.

Worth a thought..

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Re: Photobucket now charging....

Postby Belial » Thu Jul 13, 2017 6:43 pm

I set up my account with them years ago and just this year it was pi%%ing me off trying to get to old pics to help people out....

Soo many add's, my PC would run like crap!!!
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Re: Photobucket now charging....

Postby Pistol » Wed Jul 19, 2017 9:30 pm

I'm definetly going to be looking at setting up my own hard drive through my modem to host all my own pics, thanks for the info Superscan811..
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