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Re: Photobucket no longer allows hotlinking from free accounts...
« Reply #225 on: October 08, 2017, 02:00:36 PM »
I don't have the brains or the patience to go thru all these image sites and figure this out. Can someone just tell me the easiest one to use for putting pics on this site so that I can sell the stuff I need to get rid of??

Flickr is probably easiest overall. Just don't advertise anything for sale on that site.
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Re: Photobucket no longer allows hotlinking from free accounts...
« Reply #226 on: October 19, 2017, 01:56:51 PM »
Is there a way to use Facebook to post images here?  I'm pretty sure I read that on this thread but I can't find it now and I've been through the whole 15 pages!  I really hate to signing up to new sites that I rarely use and I already have a FB account.  Yeah, you have to not use Internet Explorer as your browser because it won't give you an image link to copy.  Thanks, Skeen!

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Re: Photobucket no longer allows hotlinking from free accounts...
« Reply #227 on: October 25, 2017, 07:45:35 AM »
Just a note on imgur, I tried to use it to host my auction images and after a few days, they all started coming up broken. :(

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Re: Photobucket no longer allows hotlinking from free accounts...
« Reply #228 on: October 25, 2017, 09:08:42 AM »
Anyone else getting daily emails from Photobucket trying to sell you account upgrades? The sheer NERVE  :enraged:
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Re: Photobucket no longer allows hotlinking from free accounts...
« Reply #229 on: October 25, 2017, 09:01:32 PM »
That was always going to be the intent.
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Re: Photobucket no longer allows hotlinking from free accounts...
« Reply #230 on: October 28, 2017, 04:47:25 PM »
Just a note on imgur, I tried to use it to host my auction images and after a few days, they all started coming up broken. :(

Did they delete your images or did the site go down? I've never had them mess with my uploads but the site can get overloaded and go down from time to time.
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Re: Photobucket no longer allows hotlinking from free accounts...
« Reply #231 on: October 28, 2017, 10:45:08 PM »
Just a note on imgur, I tried to use it to host my auction images and after a few days, they all started coming up broken. :(

Did they delete your images or did the site go down? I've never had them mess with my uploads but the site can get overloaded and go down from time to time.

The images are all still in my folder, but maybe I used too much bandwidth remote hosting? It kinds burns me a bit, because it happened on auctions I'm doing for a friend.  So now I have no way to fix them since they all have bids :(  A couple of examples

https://www.ebay.com/itm/142544572306?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649

https://www.ebay.com/itm/142544570012?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649

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Re: Photobucket no longer allows hotlinking from free accounts...
« Reply #232 on: November 06, 2017, 01:09:30 PM »
Anyone else getting daily emails from Photobucket trying to sell you account upgrades? The sheer NERVE  :enraged:

yep I keep getting those   :rolleyes:  now they are trying it on another way- instead of asking me to pay "only $399" or something like that they've broken it down to "it only works out at $2 a day " (or words to that effect )., Yeah no  :throw:
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Re: Photobucket no longer allows hotlinking from free accounts...
« Reply #233 on: November 21, 2017, 03:14:25 PM »
Okay I have a Flickr account now, set to public... How on earth do I get the images to show up?  What URL do I use?  I am still so lost...

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They just don't work.
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Re: Photobucket no longer allows hotlinking from free accounts...
« Reply #234 on: November 21, 2017, 06:45:23 PM »
Okay I have a Flickr account now, set to public... How on earth do I get the images to show up?  What URL do I use?  I am still so lost...

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They just don't work.

Go to the photo, click on the arrow that looks like it's turning over.  COPY the code from the BB section into a Notepad - then take out all the tags that aren't  [ IMG ] tags.  Paste that into your Arena message.  :) 

It took me a couple of tries but I figured it out fast enough.  It just is annoying that one has to go through the extra step of removing the Advertisement for Flickr before you can paste the code. 
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Re: Photobucket no longer allows hotlinking from free accounts...
« Reply #235 on: December 01, 2017, 05:45:58 PM »
You are my hero. Thank you so much! It seems to be working now!  :frolic:

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Re: Photobucket no longer allows hotlinking from free accounts...
« Reply #236 on: January 22, 2018, 03:46:10 PM »
imgur rocks! Free and super easy interface!

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Re: Photobucket no longer allows hotlinking from free accounts...
« Reply #237 on: April 25, 2018, 03:50:33 AM »
Is there a way to use Facebook to post images here?  I'm pretty sure I read that on this thread but I can't find it now and I've been through the whole 15 pages!  I really hate to signing up to new sites that I rarely use and I already have a FB account.  Yeah, you have to not use Internet Explorer as your browser because it won't give you an image link to copy.  Thanks, Skeen!



Hi can someone explain this in more detail to me please? I have a facebook account that I can use.
so
1. make a personal album
2. right click picture
3. open in google chrome window
and then what or am I confused? thanks I

Is this hotlinking from facebook ?
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