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Photobucket Useless Now?

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by teflon97239, Oct 11, 2014.

  1. teflon97239

    teflon97239 Portland, OR Well-Known Member

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    Used to be one could upload a pic to Photobucket and manipulate it just a little bit (rotate, crop, resize) before sharing the url here as a viewable image.

    Seems that all of the editing functions have been stripped from Photobucket, so now you can only buy prints and uploads of your own images, rotated any odd way that Photobucket sees fit. Tres lame.

    So is there some other free service where I can stash my gun-related pics and post them here?

    PS, Photobucket'll finally figure it out sometime next year after everyone has dropped them like a dirty diaper.
     
  2. bolus

    bolus Portland Gold Supporter Gold Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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  3. Redcap

    Redcap Lewis County, WA Well-Known Member

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    So...use a photo-editing program before uploading? It isn't like they are new...
     
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  4. teflon97239

    teflon97239 Portland, OR Well-Known Member

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    Exactly my point. Use something else.
     
  5. Unka-Boo

    Unka-Boo Milwaukie Active Member

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    Mine is working fine.....
     
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  6. Mark W.

    Mark W. Silverton, OR Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Click on the photo you want to edit from your library or album and then up at the top of the page click on EDITOR and your golden.
     
  7. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    Ahhhh.... technology "improving" our lives.
     
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    orygun West Linn Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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  9. JVK

    JVK West Active Member

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    I use tinypic.com it's free, doesn't require reg & isn't too much of a hassle
     
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  10. Mikej

    Mikej Portland Gold Supporter Gold Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    So help me here guys.....I don't do much photo posting on web sites. I DO have some photos out there somewhere that I've re-sized for putting on websites, can't remember which site. I think it was Photo Bucket that started charging, so I went somewhere else, and forgot where. What are some of the other photo hosting sites? I'll remember when I hear it....I think/hope.

    Mike
     
  11. Unka-Boo

    Unka-Boo Milwaukie Active Member

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    Photobucket has a pay option, but basic one is still free up to a certain limit ( have yet to reach it after 8 years...)
    you do have ads and garbage, but hey, its still free....
     
  12. Redcap

    Redcap Lewis County, WA Well-Known Member

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    Ads go away with Adblock Edge.
     
  13. asiparks

    asiparks PDX Active Member

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    edit options still show up for me just fine in PB, but as said, edit before you upload...
     
  14. erudne

    erudne The Pie Matrix PPL Say Sleeping W/Your Rifle Is A bad Thing? Bronze Supporter

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    I remember a time when if you wanted to post a picture you painted it on an exterior wall
     
  15. JedB

    JedB PDX Active Member

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    I use gimp to adjust photos.

    www.gimp.org (Stands for GNU Image Manipulation Program)

    I use Photobucket to host. I'm guessing that Photobucket just re-arranged where they keep their tools.
     
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  16. Redcap

    Redcap Lewis County, WA Well-Known Member

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    GIMP is my preferred editing program as well.
     
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