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    Post by Agniznag Sat Jul 08, 2017 12:37 pm

    Hi guys, a lot of pictures on this forum are blocked by Photobucket as it seems. These are swapped by a warning sign stating that I should upgrade for "third party hostage". Do you see that too or am I the only one? And what should I upgrade, I don't even use Photobucket..!
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    Post by OrienM Tue Jul 11, 2017 10:40 am

    As one of the "victims" of this, I can explain...Photobucket is now requiring users to pay a yearly fee of about $400 for photo hosting, otherwise they are blocking all hosted images from third-party viewing, including most all forum posts.

    I doubt the pics would be viewable even if viewers (like yourself) upgrade, since the "problem" is with the photo host and account holders themselves. Personally I can't afford such a huge fee, so ALL my photos (10 years of posting in various forums) have now gone blank. Some of my links will get repaired once I find a new host site, but most, sadly, are gone forever.

    It's a huge loss to the internet at large, IMHO...an awful lot of interesting, educational posts all around the 'net are now rendered basically worthless. Sad
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    Post by Agniznag Tue Jul 11, 2017 11:02 am

    Thanks for answering and helping me out.
    But this is outrageous and looks like blackmailing: "You pay or else I destroy your pictures". I have committed myself to the forum rules, but I could make some hefty moral remarks about doing business like this. There it is again, wolves amongst sheep, if only I could get them in my visor.
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    Post by Crossbowmen Mon Jul 24, 2017 1:33 pm

    I was looking for some advise for my current build but I came across the same problem. Most posts used photobucket, this means I couldn't see any pictures. This really sucks and I hope photobucket understands ( probably not, they obviously want more money.)
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    Post by topfmine Sat Jul 28, 2018 3:18 am

    I was going to post a build but decided not to because of hosting. As mentioned above i have been on forums where valuable pictures vital to the topic are lost for all to see in years to come for reference, don't know why such a forum like this chose to go this way especially when a picture states a thousand words.

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