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RichardA

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Photobucket
« on: July 27, 2017, 08:21:52 PM »
Photobucket have recently - out of the blue - decided to block images from being displayed on other sites (such as this) unless the account holder pays a subscription fee.

If you have uploaded images to Photobucket you may need to consider moving these to another photo hosting site. A list alternatives can be found here:

https://clubjazz.org/forum/index.php?topic=884.0
https://www.ghacks.net/2017/07/02/photobucket-alternatives-for-third-party/

If you come across any topics with blocked images please drop the original poster a PM to let them know.
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Re: Photobucket
« Reply #1 on: July 27, 2017, 10:37:06 PM »
I have moved to another hosting site. https://postimages.org/  Whch is working very well, for me.

P Bucket have ruined, eleven year's work, and 2,389 pics.... Covering 76+ projects, spread over at least, 6 forums......

I haven't the heart, or the time to replace them.......
David.
Drive them until the roads wear out.......

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Re: Photobucket
« Reply #2 on: July 28, 2017, 12:23:23 AM »
I feel others may go the same way as image hosting is an uneconomic enterprise.  Tinypic could be next since it's TinyPic®, a Photobucket Video & Photo Sharing Company

To solve this I just created this↓ and linked a couple of pictures from my drive, although it would be just as easy to use image from the the auto camera backup as well.
https://sites.google.com/view/tgimages/home

Hotlinking the url for a single image hopefully will still work

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TG
« Last Edit: July 28, 2017, 12:26:19 AM by TG »

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Re: Photobucket
« Reply #3 on: July 28, 2017, 06:46:56 AM »
I haven't the heart, or the time to replace them.......
I am the same. I deleted all my images from Photobucket and closed my account. I now use Imgur, when I need to, but have started to add images as attachments on sites that permit it.

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Re: Photobucket
« Reply #4 on: July 30, 2017, 09:11:30 AM »
Many other car club forums impacted bt PB desicion.
Its a sign of the times with PB they had *** adverts then wanted ££ to host so all in all I ditched them.
Its your choice of a replacement lots to choose from

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Re: Photobucket
« Reply #5 on: August 05, 2017, 08:00:35 AM »
I did the same - deleted everything and closed my account. It's made a right mess of some forums.

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