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Offline Brian Rupnow

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Help requested--need replacement for Photobucket
« on: July 09, 2017, 03:48:34 PM »
Okay, People--Please help me out. What photo hosting site is going to let me host pictures on third party systems and will actually display the pictures in the post, not just the link. Now that Photobucket has bit the dust, I need an alternative. Image shack and "Imgur" definitely will host the pictures, but I want something very much like Photobucket that will display a picture in my post, not just a link. I don't mind paying up to $50 a year for this .---Brian

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Re: Help requested--need replacement for Photobucket
« Reply #1 on: July 09, 2017, 04:03:57 PM »
Hi Brian,

This link should answer your question.

http://www.modelenginemaker.com/index.php/topic,7249.0.html

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Re: Help requested--need replacement for Photobucket
« Reply #2 on: July 09, 2017, 04:17:51 PM »
I have been using postimage.org, free, links fine, no ads or spam.

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Re: Help requested--need replacement for Photobucket
« Reply #3 on: July 09, 2017, 07:45:14 PM »
Hi Brian

I have signed up to Use.com suggested by Marv. Seeems to work ok and is free.

cheers

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Re: Help requested--need replacement for Photobucket
« Reply #4 on: July 09, 2017, 07:52:30 PM »
Brian, I just replaced a couple of defunct PB pictures in one of my posts with links to images hosted on imgur, worked fine.  I used the "BBCode (forums)" share link.

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Re: Help requested--need replacement for Photobucket
« Reply #5 on: July 09, 2017, 08:01:14 PM »
I have gone over to Ade's Coppermine for my image hosting.
It works well, a whole lot easier and smoother than PB.



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Offline Brian Rupnow

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Re: Help requested--need replacement for Photobucket
« Reply #6 on: July 09, 2017, 08:08:19 PM »
I think I have it figured out using Image shack. They have a one year special on right now for $38.00, and you can register for one month for free. However, if you don't sign up for a paid account after the one month, your pictures get wiped.

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Re: Help requested--need replacement for Photobucket
« Reply #7 on: July 09, 2017, 08:08:37 PM »
All my images are simply stored in my Google drive/photos - The only one I have problems with are the ones taken on my phone and I think that is about where it is stored within drive

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Re: Help requested--need replacement for Photobucket
« Reply #8 on: July 10, 2017, 11:58:33 AM »
I use pbase.com

Offline Gas_mantle

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Re: Help requested--need replacement for Photobucket
« Reply #9 on: July 10, 2017, 12:22:40 PM »
Hi,

I see a lot of postings relating to Photobucket issues but must admit I'm a bit confused about it all. I also use PB to host the images I post here, I don't pay any subscription but as far as I'm aware my images appear to other readers (they do to me when I create a posting).

I find PB is slow to upload sometimes but from what I can see it seems to work ok ?

I feel like I'm not understanding something here ?

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Re: Help requested--need replacement for Photobucket
« Reply #10 on: July 10, 2017, 12:30:15 PM »
It is not affecting all users at the moment but no doubt will over time.

I'm not 100% sure how PB monitor your use but reading something earlier it may be that if you copy the IMG tab to get your link it will pick that up. If you copy the direct link and use the forum to give the IMG and paste your link between the two it may not register the use.

It is slow for you as non paying users have to wait for all the adverts to load, paying users don't get adverts so much quicker.

 I pay $30 a year and know my images will be OK until 31st dec 2018, after that I don't know and they may have changed their costings by then anyway

Offline Lew Hartswick

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Re: Help requested--need replacement for Photobucket
« Reply #11 on: July 10, 2017, 12:30:40 PM »
I have been using postimage.org, free, links fine, no ads or spam.
I just tried it and it worked for a pix on HSM . Another  over there did it after my post also.
So it looks OK for now at least
   ...lew...

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Re: Help requested--need replacement for Photobucket
« Reply #12 on: July 10, 2017, 12:46:48 PM »
I'm not 100% sure how PB monitor your use but reading something earlier it may be that if you copy the IMG tab to get your link it will pick that up. If you copy the direct link and use the forum to give the IMG and paste your link between the two it may not register the use.

Thanks.

I copy the direct link then paste it between the [IMG] entry - to be honest that's the only way I know  :)

Is Flickr compatible with this forum? - I use it to store a lot of my photos and would use it to display images here if I knew how to do it.

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Re: Help requested--need replacement for Photobucket
« Reply #13 on: July 10, 2017, 12:58:07 PM »
One poster on the "Model Engineer" site has suggested Postimage, I'v looked at it briefly, and must have another look.
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Re: Help requested--need replacement for Photobucket
« Reply #14 on: July 10, 2017, 02:00:54 PM »
One poster on the "Model Engineer" site has suggested Postimage, I'v looked at it briefly, and must have another look.
Ian S C
Thats what I have been using, no ads, no problems.