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 Post Posted: Sat Jul 08, 2017 6:48 pm 
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Thanks for any suggestions :angel

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 Post Posted: Sat Jul 08, 2017 8:34 pm 
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I'm using Flickr.

I can understand Photobucket wanting to charge people but they went about it in totally the wrong way.


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 Post Posted: Sat Jul 08, 2017 10:08 pm 
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Cheers Hoon will create an account :)

In one foul money grabbing swipe a wealth of information in the form of accompanying pictures has been lost. Have you seen 370steve's 71 pages and 2816 posts of 'bedizen perversion' and now with no pictures! (Worthless) :Bang

Same applies to 'useful' threads :angel where a picture speaks a thousand words, not only here but on other bike forums... most threads now have no pictures. (well those which used photofuket) Imagine opening your 'Haynes book of lies' and all the pictures were gone! You'de be photofkced!

I take it the Nest's 'sticky threads' such as the 'FAQ's And How To' section the pictures are stored on site?

Photofeckitt was a painfully slow site anyway so will not miss using it, thankfully the add blocker installed prevented me from seeing any adds but probably contributed to the site's laggyness.

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 Post Posted: Sat Jul 08, 2017 10:45 pm 
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I wonder if there us a usage criteria to select just the high users... Mine don't seem to have been effected.,


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 Post Posted: Sun Jul 09, 2017 8:58 am 
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knee_jerk wrote:
I wonder if there us a usage criteria to select just the high users... Mine don't seem to have been effected.,


Not yet.

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 Post Posted: Mon Jul 10, 2017 8:33 am 
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Worrying, isn't it.

My Photobucket hasn't been affected yet either, but I'm not optimistic, given the recent 'improvements' to that site.

On another forum I regularly use, Honda Twins, you can upload photos direct from your PC to the site. The forum itself hosts the pictures.

None of that faffing about resizing to 800x600 either.

Off topic, I was amazed to find that all the photos that I've every taken on my mobile phone are stored on the web, courtesy of Google Photos. I don't remember signing up for that, naïve user that I am ..

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 Post Posted: Mon Jul 10, 2017 10:12 am 
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I'd guess that photobucket have set a criteria of usage, typical monthly views or type of sites where photos are shared (sales sites such as Amazon, ebay etc). This would serve to target their higher bandwidth users first.

I think once my account gets hit I'll just close the account. :(


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 Post Posted: Mon Jul 10, 2017 1:13 pm 
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I've replaced the Photobucket BS with this.


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 Post Posted: Sat Jul 15, 2017 11:32 pm 
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I received an email last week from photo bucket. Still working ok for now. Might not be for much longer though


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 Post Posted: Sun Jul 16, 2017 9:30 am 
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I've rethought my position on this.. Once I get hit I'm not going delete but simply ignore the site.

If in the future they change their minds and allow it again then all the posts will start working again.. if everyone deletes their accounts those pages are well & truly lost..

Also why do PB's housekeeping for them.. leave your account & photos there taking up hard drive (and database) space. I doubt deleting your free account will bother them in the slightest so it serves no purpose as a protest.


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 Post Posted: Sun Jul 16, 2017 9:49 am 
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knee_jerk wrote:
I've rethought my position on this.. Once I get hit I'm not going delete but simply ignore the site.

If in the future they change their minds and allow it again then all the posts will start working again.. if everyone deletes their accounts those pages are well & truly lost..

Also why do PB's housekeeping for them.. leave your account & photos their taking up hard drive (and database) space. I doubt deleting your free account will bother them in the slightest so it severs no purpose as a protest.


Very good point :clap

Won't bother deleting will simply not use it :)

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 Post Posted: Sun Jul 16, 2017 9:55 am 
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Biggabit wrote:
knee_jerk wrote:
I've rethought my position on this.. Once I get hit I'm not going delete but simply ignore the site.

If in the future they change their minds and allow it again then all the posts will start working again.. if everyone deletes their accounts those pages are well & truly lost..

Also why do PB's housekeeping for them.. leave your account & photos their taking up hard drive (and database) space. I doubt deleting your free account will bother them in the slightest so it severs no purpose as a protest.


Very good point :clap

Won't bother deleting will simply not use it :)


Or change some of the links as above.

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 Post Posted: Mon Jul 24, 2017 4:08 pm 
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That is a good point. I was going to delete my account, but your making me reconsider


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 Post Posted: Tue Jul 25, 2017 8:39 pm 
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Hmmm, they got me :Bang

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 Post Posted: Tue Jul 25, 2017 10:39 pm 
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Biggabit wrote:
Have you seen 370steve's 71 pages and 2816 posts of 'bedizen perversion' and now with no pictures! (Worthless) :Bang


not all lost, i have started to sort it, last 10 pages now with pics :angel

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I went to fotki.com - they moved everything from my photobuckets accounts over.

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