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spoons



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PostPosted: Fri Nov 02, 2018 9:35 am    Post subject: Photobucket latest Reply with quote

What do we think of the 'Proudly hosted by Photobucket' splash now appearing on our photos? http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=2425 for an example.

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Mike Morley



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PostPosted: Fri Nov 02, 2018 1:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hmm, maybe it's a price worth paying. That said, it is annoying to have the splash obliterating names on some of the memorials.
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David McNay
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 03, 2018 8:33 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

It's not ideal, but as Mike says it's maybe a price worth paying.

There have been other watermarks on photos on here, which we couldn't do anything about.

I say we grin and bear it unless someone can come up with an inexpensive, convenient alternative. All the options I've explored haven't been much of an improvement. Flickr is ok, but the task of moving all my photos is not an easy one which is why I'm doing it on and off whenever I have time.
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Kenneth Morrison



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PostPosted: Sat Nov 03, 2018 8:46 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

But for how long will they be hosting them (proudly or otherwise!) ?

Is still don't understand why our photos re-appeared.
Was there a deal struck?

and what happens if my account remains inactive - they used to be pretty prompt at posting cats instead.
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David McNay
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 03, 2018 9:33 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Our photos reappeared because I believe there was a change in management at Photobucket who realised that they had made a mistake in removing all photos online.

They had a change of heart after all the bad publicity they received, and this seems to be their alternative.
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 04, 2018 8:57 am    Post subject: Photo update Reply with quote

I don't like the logo on some of the photos as it's in the way of info.
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David McNay
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 04, 2018 9:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

In most instances if you click on the photo it will take you to the page it is hosted on Photobucket where you will see the image without the watermark.

If that doesn't work, right-click on the image and select "open image in new tab".
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DelBoy



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PostPosted: Tue Nov 06, 2018 1:49 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

An improvement on no photo being visible at least....
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lost in tilloy



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PostPosted: Mon Nov 12, 2018 8:23 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Anyone else having trouble seeing the photos again this morning? Seem to have disappeared.
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stuartn



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PostPosted: Mon Nov 12, 2018 9:08 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yes,

I am. They were fine early this morning, then suddenly vanished just before 8am. From 6.30 to 7.55 I was looking at Kilmorack Cemetery, then when I went to look at the next cemetery there were not there, so went back to Kilmorack, and half a dozen other cemeteries, and all the images were just tiny postage stamps, if there at all. My browser is saying there is a problem with the photobucket server, when I tried to investigate


** PHOTOS WERE BACK UP BY 1 PM SAME DAY SO DOES SEEM TO HAVE BEEN A SERVER ISSUE**

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