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Photobucket (Photophuckit) had become almost unusable in the last couple of years anyway, but now they want $400 a year to post pictures to a "3rd party"? Hell I can't even post to my email from them. It's not like I have a whole pile of photos, and none of them are commercial, just a digital photo album....... Now it looks like I need to find another place to store my pictures.....

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Go and try to upload a picture into your account.

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F^*k em.

This will put them under. Too many alternatives.

Buh bye photobucket.......

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The tragedy is years and years worth of valuable information is being lost on forums all over the internet!  So many "how to" threads, reference threads, etc....  I predict a lot of resentment for this.  It's been so slow, buggy, and trash ad ridden for the last 1-2 years anyway.  It's a horrible product, and now they want a premium price for it.  

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1 hour ago, tatters said:

The tragedy is years and years worth of valuable information is being lost on forums all over the internet!  So many "how to" threads, reference threads, etc....  I predict a lot of resentment for this.  It's been so slow, buggy, and trash ad ridden for the last 1-2 years anyway.  It's a horrible product, and now they want a premium price for it.  

True dat.

 Jim Ledger's thread on another boating forum was full of very useful, and beautiful photographs showing technique and method..... I'm hoping he'll be able to pull them all back eventually, but meanwhile..... Big hole.

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If it's on the internet, don't get too attached. It's temporary. It takes planning, work, and redundancy to make anything digital last much more than 5 years. Doubling that time squares the effort. Put it on the net and serve data from multiple unrelated servers and reliability goes down by an order of magnitude.  

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Their business model is probably not working very well because reliable web storage is expensive. Pictures take up a lot of space.  All that data needs to be backed up too.  Hard to make enough money selling advertising and your personal information to support all this.

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