RIP Photobucket

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Re: RIP Photobucket

Postby Wege » Mon Jul 17, 2017 14:05

http://hyperscale.com/imgurtutorialmo_1.htm

I have found a link with step-by-step over at hyperscale to IMGUR - this could be useful for some people?
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Re: RIP Photobucket

Postby Jonathan » Tue Jul 18, 2017 1:07

i think IMGUR is not happy with the prospect of supporting hot linking and will have to react to the giant flood of newbs who think they have a "free" replacement for their PB failure.

the ferry is listing badly to port - quick everyone run to starboard as fast you can -that will save this sinking ship!
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Re: RIP Photobucket

Postby smeg1959 » Wed Jul 19, 2017 3:22

This news article pretty much says it all. $US400 per annum? They will be getting something ... it won't be the money but it will be per anum! :twisted:
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Re: RIP Photobucket

Postby Mig88 » Wed Jul 19, 2017 17:37

I've deleted my account. My images here were uploaded so there was no problem.
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Re: RIP Photobucket

Postby ajmm » Wed Jul 19, 2017 22:08

Well I've fixed one thread.

Took about 20 minutes as had to do it all manually - the Smugglr migration app for Smugmug won't work for me. Don't hold your breath waiting for me to fix them but I will, slowly but surely, if only because I refuse to let photobucket win.
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Re: RIP Photobucket

Postby nils » Thu Jul 20, 2017 16:55

i deleted my PB account over 2 weeks ago, and i still get those god damn ransom mails. :evil:
on the bench:
-F-104C Starfighter
-F/A-18F Super Hornet (RAAF)
-EA-18G Growler

planned:
-Airbus A400M (Belgian AF)
-HH-60J Jayhawk (US Coast Guard)
-....
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Re: RIP Photobucket

Postby TonyG2 » Fri Jul 21, 2017 11:08

I have uploaded so few images on PB and even fewer recently I could barely recall my username and password for the site. Is there any downside in simply ignoring them or is it safer to terminate the account? All images that I had uploaded were stored on a hard drive anyway and I wouldn't even use any hosting site if I had known it was possible to upload photos direct
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Re: RIP Photobucket

Postby Jonathan » Fri Jul 21, 2017 12:32

I'm not going to delete my account, just for spite, because that's what they would prefer.
I'm going to leave my stuff stored there in case I need to download it again in future.
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Re: RIP Photobucket

Postby smeg1959 » Tue Aug 22, 2017 11:52

With every passing day, I'm cursing Botophucket. Wherever I go looking for photo resources - Cybermodeler, Hyperscale, Britmodeller, Modelingmadness, etc. - there's that bloody image. May they rot in silicon hell! :evil:
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