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mcf

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Photobucket question
« on: September 04, 2021, 10:34:01 PM »
Hi,

Quite sometime ago I recall a discussion where people here were saying their avatars, images, etc from Photobucket were being replaced here and elsewhere with a generic image message. I think some said they could not even access their photobucket.

Around that time I logged into my photobucket account and my images were still visable there.

The other day I got a message saying I hadn't logged in lately and to do so, so as not to lose my account I guess.

When I did this I got a message saying I was violating their terms of service by hosting some images on a website.  They told me to reactivate a "new" email. So I did this and logged in. My images were still there but it seems I'm on a thirty day trial for free, otherwise I would have to pay.

Since most of my images there were banners from ptr advertising I did maybe 15 years ago, I just save the three or four images I want to keep and that's it.

Anyone with Photobucket images they care about I guess should log in and save them if they don't want to pay Photobucket a fee.

I think there is a thread here somewhere not that long ago discussing free image hosting sites. If I find that link I'll post it here.

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Re: Photobucket question
« Reply #1 on: October 01, 2021, 03:26:29 PM »
Hi,

Quite sometime ago I recall a discussion where people here were saying their avatars, images, etc from Photobucket were being replaced here and elsewhere with a generic image message. I think some said they could not even access their photobucket.

Around that time I logged into my photobucket account and my images were still visable there.

The other day I got a message saying I hadn't logged in lately and to do so, so as not to lose my account I guess.

When I did this I got a message saying I was violating their terms of service by hosting some images on a website.  They told me to reactivate a "new" email. So I did this and logged in. My images were still there but it seems I'm on a thirty day trial for free, otherwise I would have to pay.

Since most of my images there were banners from ptr advertising I did maybe 15 years ago, I just save the three or four images I want to keep and that's it.

Anyone with Photobucket images they care about I guess should log in and save them if they don't want to pay Photobucket a fee.

I think there is a thread here somewhere not that long ago discussing free image hosting sites. If I find that link I'll post it here.

 :-.
Thanks for your post.
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