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Re: Photobucket is no longer a viable option.
« Reply #100 on: August 02, 2017, 06:05:32 PM »
Well, resizing won't make much difference.  >:(
Inquiring minds wanted to know, so I contacted Picturetrail Support.
Here's the scoop....falls into the category "there ain't no free lunch".
Guess I'll be checking into Imgur, and reading THEIR fine print.

Moral of the story? Don't sign up for automatic billing, because as soon as you post one picture too many, the price goes up.

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------ Account level options -----

Free Accounts: 36 pics or 20 MB Storage

Level 50 - $19.95/yr Premium Account with 500 Pics or 50MB Storage

Level 51 - $29.95/yr Premium Account with 1000 Pics or 75MB Storage

Level 52 - $39.95/yr Premium Account with 1500 Pics or 100MB Storage

Level 53 - $49.95/yr Premium Account with 2000 Pics or 125MB Storage

Level 54 - $59.95/yr Premium Account with 2500 Pics or 150MB Storage

Level 55 - $69.95/yr Premium Account with 3000 Pics or 175MB Storage

Level 56 - $79.95/yr Premium Account with 3500 Pics or 200MB Storage

Level 57 - $89.95/yr Premium Account with 4000 Pics or 250MB Storage

Level 58 - $99.95/yr Premium Account with 4500 Pics or 300MB Storage

Level 59 - $109.95/yr Premium Account with 5000 Pics or 600MB Storage



Once you reach either of those limits on your account, your account will be raised to the next level.



You can always check your storage levels and pricing by logging in and selecting My Account on the upper right.  Then selecting Account Status.

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Re: Photobucket is no longer a viable option.
« Reply #101 on: August 02, 2017, 08:02:45 PM »
Dusted off my old Flickr account.  What a cluster this was, getting it to display. Don't know if it's worth it, but hey....it's free..

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Re: Photobucket is no longer a viable option.
« Reply #102 on: August 02, 2017, 08:09:29 PM »
Well I am glad you did that but I sure don't see myself posting more than 500 pictures or 50MB.  I had 375 in PB when I dumped my albums. 

I think the danger with picture trail is hitting the MB limit in each stage.  It won't take all that many photos to get there.
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Re: Photobucket is no longer a viable option.
« Reply #103 on: August 02, 2017, 08:19:07 PM »
Well I am glad you did that but I sure don't see myself posting more than 500 pictures or 50MB.  I had 375 in PB when I dumped my albums. 

I think the danger with picture trail is hitting the MB limit in each stage.  It won't take all that many photos to get there.
If you re-read  the responses from Picturetrail I posted, after the 31 day trial period, you get kicked down to the "Free" account which has a 36 picture, 20 Mb limit!!!
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Re: Photobucket is no longer a viable option.
« Reply #104 on: August 02, 2017, 08:23:34 PM »
I am talking about the $20 level.  500 photos or 50 MB.
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Re: Photobucket is no longer a viable option.
« Reply #105 on: August 02, 2017, 08:28:21 PM »
I am talking about the $20 level.  500 photos or 50 MB.
Ah!  Well my Scott's blood (not to mention my wife) won't be having me pay for hosting when there are free ones out there.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_image-sharing_websites
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Re: Photobucket is no longer a viable option.
« Reply #106 on: August 02, 2017, 08:30:58 PM »
I just went back to Imgur and posted a photo into the account I set up before.  It works pretty easily too.  Not as easy as PictureTrail but not impossible.

I guess it is free, but then so was Photobucket.
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Re: Photobucket is no longer a viable option.
« Reply #107 on: August 07, 2017, 04:52:58 PM »
Test
http://imgur.com/a/EYFwL
Will continue when not so tired.
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Re: Photobucket is no longer a viable option.
« Reply #108 on: August 07, 2017, 05:08:03 PM »
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Re: Photobucket is no longer a viable option.
« Reply #109 on: August 07, 2017, 05:11:59 PM »
Tell him how you did it, Ol' P......I'd do it, but since you just beat me to it by seconds, it's your responsibility now. >:D
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Re: Photobucket is no longer a viable option.
« Reply #110 on: August 07, 2017, 05:18:08 PM »
Tell him how you did it, Ol' P......I'd do it, but since you just beat me to it by seconds, it's your responsibility now. >:D

Open up your picture in Imgur. Right click and choose "copy link address". Go to the post you're making here and click on the button in the gallery that looks like binoculars. It will give you a set of{img}{/img}(in brackets) tags with your cursor in between them. Type CTRL-V (both at the same time) and your image link will be embedded in your post.
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Re: Photobucket is no longer a viable option.
« Reply #111 on: August 07, 2017, 05:54:38 PM »
Tell him how you did it, Ol' P......I'd do it, but since you just beat me to it by seconds, it's your responsibility now. >:D

Open up your picture in Imgur. Right click and choose "copy link address". Go to the post you're making here and click on the button in the gallery that looks like binoculars. It will give you a set of{img}{/img}(in brackets) tags with your cursor in between them. Type CTRL-V (both at the same time) and your image link will be embedded in your post.
What "looks like binoculars" is actually a tiny portrait of the Mona Lisa.....1st button on the left end of the bottom row. :coffee:
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Re: Photobucket is no longer a viable option.
« Reply #112 on: August 07, 2017, 07:03:05 PM »
Tell him how you did it, Ol' P......I'd do it, but since you just beat me to it by seconds, it's your responsibility now. >:D

He could tell me three times and tattoo it across my forehead, and I would likely pooch it, lol. Will come back when rested, too much fresh air today. Thanks about the kukri. I bought it late last fall or winter, used it once, then stored it. Took it out on the edge of town and hacked up some wood for a nice fire. I have pics from last year I believe, and maybe months from now I will try to do a write up of my first use impressions. Thanks all for the responses, appreciated.

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Re: Photobucket is no longer a viable option.
« Reply #113 on: August 14, 2017, 11:49:10 AM »
Maybe I have to be signed in. I will try that.
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Re: Photobucket is no longer a viable option.
« Reply #114 on: August 14, 2017, 06:30:47 PM »
 :banana: IT WORKED!  :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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Re: Photobucket is no longer a viable option.
« Reply #115 on: August 17, 2017, 12:25:00 PM »
:banana: IT WORKED!  :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

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You fellows that use Imgur, are you clicking copy and direct link ? Or is there another option ? If I follow the same protocols on other sites, I don't want some stranger being able to access my Picasa albums. I couldn't care less about Imgur. I set that up for us outdoor and gear heads. Do the links stop at Imgur ?  It's not a super big deal but I detest Facebook etc., so I like a modicum of privacy. Thanks.

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Re: Photobucket is no longer a viable option.
« Reply #116 on: August 17, 2017, 02:54:38 PM »
Don't know about who can see them but I use the IMG brackets to post them directly to the website.  I also would prefer that no one can go see other images I might have posted.l 
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Re: Photobucket is no longer a viable option.
« Reply #117 on: August 17, 2017, 03:47:19 PM »
In your account settings in Imgur, set it to private.  Not quite sure what you're asking on the other question, but on the share links in Imgur, I use the BB code.
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