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Old December 19th 2017, 05:11
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Photobucket work around

Hi

Read on another forum the following:-By simply adding the text ~original as a suffix between the existing .jpg suffix and the [/img] tag the original images will be displayed again. I think this may only work in Chrome and firefox.

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Old December 19th 2017, 22:06
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Awesome! I'll try to test it out on a few posts, and see if I can "mass update" the photo bucket links, directly in the database.

Will also see if we can start storing them here (at least copies), as storage is cheap, and the posts don't make sense without the pictures in most cases.

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Old December 22nd 2017, 05:59
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Just tried that and it indeed works! Tnx!
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Old December 22nd 2017, 23:02
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I just added the workaround above to all posts with photobucket links. The query I had to use was not 100% due to various limitations (hosting, db, etc), so it may incorrectly update a few images, but I'm hoping it fixes the majority of the links. I'll work on trying to save all linked pictures, and store them on the site next year.

Let me know if you have any issues!
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