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How to use Photo hosting sites to post photos on watchlords

Post by koimaster » October 16th 2011, 6:41pm

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Re: How to use Photo hosting sites to post photos on watchlo

Post by Racer-X » May 16th 2015, 5:23pm

How to post photos using imgur:


Create account
http://imgur.com/


Choose 'upload images'
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Browse to photo
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Upload
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Copy 'BB Code' link
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Paste that code directly into your watchlords post (no need to click the 'Img' button here as that part is included in the link already)Image
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Re: How to use Photo hosting sites to post photos on watchlo

Post by Racer-X » July 10th 2016, 5:40pm

NorthCountry wrote:
foghorn wrote:I get along famously with PB.
No problemos at casa foghorn



You are right. It does work fine but the ads suck.


Try an adblocker. I haven't seen an ad in years. YouTube most notably is a far better experience without ads.

My favorite right now is UBlock Origin for Chrome or Firefox. It uses far less system resources than AdBlock Plus.
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Re: How to use Photo hosting sites to post photos on watchlo

Post by koimaster » July 8th 2017, 5:04pm

It appears to me that to save images here and elsewhere you have to upgrade to the $39.00 annual package they have. Extortion without a doubt in my mind but the only way to save threads or posts that have relied on PB.





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Post by Ginseng » July 9th 2017, 7:10am

koimaster wrote:It appears to me that to save images here and elsewhere you have to upgrade to the $39.00 annual package they have. Extortion without a doubt in my mind but the only way to save threads or posts that have relied on PB.


I'm totally turned off by the way they went about it. I'm sure some sort of calculation was behind the particular "upgrade" demand. If even 1% of those affected took the offer, that's revenue they didn't have before. And to lose the 99% non-revenue-generating freeloaders like me who required the same cost to upkeep and host? Perhaps worth the cost. But to give essentially no notice...these bastards snuck in this change without lube. So yeah, hell with them.
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Re: How to use Photo hosting sites to post photos on watchlords

Post by koimaster » August 8th 2019, 2:23pm

bbattle wrote:
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deleted for bad info.
That is ok, conjurer is full of bad info and we have not deleted him.






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Re: How to use Photo hosting sites to post photos on watchlords

Post by koimaster » April 26th 2020, 1:25pm

You can go to sites like Imgur and set up an account and then upload your photos there. It is free. https://imgur.com/

When you have uploaded photos you click on that photo and on the right hand side it will say view and edit post. Just go to the one that says BBC code (second from bottom) and click on copy and then paste the link. Or you can just copy that link yourself and paste it.

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