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Old 05-16-2018, 09:20 PM   #11
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I did receive some communications from them but once I see photobucket as a sender I deleted all.

$19.99 is not bad but I will not pay a penny more when postimage can do the same for free.

I will pay once so all my TR can be live again but new TR will be hosted by postimage not photobucket.
Once you're year subscription is up though I'd think the photos would stop showing again, yes?

I too did see an email from them a few weeks ago and had a guess that the exciting news was a much lower price. But I too just deleted without reading it.
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Old 05-16-2018, 09:31 PM   #12
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Once you're year subscription is up though I'd think the photos would stop showing again, yes?

I too did see an email from them a few weeks ago and had a guess that the exciting news was a much lower price. But I too just deleted without reading it.
Ok, no money to photobucket, my TRs pix are live again, will wait to see if they block again.
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Ok, no money to photobucket, my TRs pix are live again, will wait to see if they block again.

Maybe they won’t notice that you have your pictures back.
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So Photobucket noticed that SmugMug and Flickr weren't budging on their models (about $60 a year) and offered more - and with their merger, are committed to that model and pricing, meaning nobody has any reason to Photobucket except maybe power eBayers and the like. Guess there isn't a enough money in that market to sustain their business model . . .

They should have done this from the start.

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Maybe they won’t notice that you have your pictures back.
I hope so.
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Old 05-20-2018, 02:29 PM   #16
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Ok, no money to photobucket, my TRs pix are live again, will wait to see if they block again.
I just received another email from Photobucket telling me that my shared photos were back! A new management team (the last one went insane ), wants to win back your trust etc.

It sounds like existing customers photos will be restored permanently so you might be fine. If you want to share going forward then you need to pay them the $19.99 per year although that may be a limited time price. And there will be a free plan option for those who just want to store photos.

It's a kinder, more gentle photobucket era again.
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I just received another email from Photobucket telling me that my shared photos were back! A new management team (the last one went insane ), wants to win back your trust etc.

It sounds like existing customers photos will be restored permanently so you might be fine. If you want to share going forward then you need to pay them the $19.99 per year although that may be a limited time price. And there will be a free plan option for those who just want to store photos.

It's a kinder, more gentle photobucket era again.
Whoa! They ditched their management team?
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Whoa! They ditched their management team?
That's what it says!

"Photobucket has a new management team that wants to do the right thing."

They also state "we've also moved away from an advertising-based model and have eliminated a portion of ads from the site."

Another good thing. It was sooooooo obnoxious even browsing on the site.
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That's what it says!

"Photobucket has a new management team that wants to do the right thing."

They also state "we've also moved away from an advertising-based model and have eliminated a portion of ads from the site."

Another good thing. It was sooooooo obnoxious even browsing on the site.

Wow, how about that.
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I just received another email from Photobucket telling me that my shared photos were back! A new management team (the last one went insane ), wants to win back your trust etc.

It sounds like existing customers photos will be restored permanently so you might be fine. If you want to share going forward then you need to pay them the $19.99 per year although that may be a limited time price. And there will be a free plan option for those who just want to store photos.

It's a kinder, more gentle photobucket era again.
Yep got the email as well.

Not sure how long they will let it fly. If no one gives an6 interest at 1.99/month then they will free again.
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