Why can't I see photos?

Discussion in 'Front Desk' started by gary glaesemann, Jul 10, 2017.

  1. gary glaesemann

    gary glaesemann New Member

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    This is what I get for 75% of the photos posted on here.... PhotobucketHome_sm_zps2315548f.png.jpg
     
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    Scootermuppet Well-Known Member

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    Photo bucket are being money grabbing a**hats :(

    Stopping people's links til they pay up!

    Not great marketing if you ask me....
     
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    syscokid Well-Known Member

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    If you're seeing that "update" pic, it's because the member who has posted the original pic is using Photobucket to store and primarily link thru Photobucket the pics that are suppose to be displayed... which is called 3rd Party Hosting. Just recently, Photobucket made a business decision to not allow 3rd Party Hosting unless you pay a yearly subscription of $400! Well, needless to say, it has caught a huge amount of casual Photobucket subscribers by surprise. Imgur is still free to host your pics AFAIK. But you can upload your pics at ETSG directly, as long as the pic's file size is under 1 meg. Resizing a pic is very easy to do with a PC or a Smartphone.
     
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    Scootermuppet Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the eloquent explanation Sysco :D I was going for the TLDR version... :naughty:
     
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    syscokid Well-Known Member

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    I completely understand...

    F PHOTOBUCKET... :mad:
     
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    TLDR ... another acronym :rolleyes:

    Yeah, it sucks royally. So many photos I posted on forums. I am NOT going to repost them all and I am NOT paying the ransom.

    Take no prisoners.
     
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    Scootermuppet Well-Known Member

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    Sorry Doc, forgot the explain...

    Mind you, it is self-explanatory - when you Know! :facepalm:

    Too Long, Didn't Read
     
  8. gary glaesemann

    gary glaesemann New Member

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    Thanks guys.
     

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