Mountain Biking - Photobucket bandwidth exceeded...
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Am I "that" popular?! I'm a little pissed, man. I'm not payin' for bandwidth on a free site.
Anyone with this issue come up with a free solution?
11-03-09, 08:21 AM
Yes, a 2nd photobucket account.
Workin' on it...kind-of a pain in the keyster though...I have to migrate my hot links so they're viewable. Only a few, I guess.
11-03-09, 08:47 AM
If you have a PC at your house that is on 24/7 ... you can easily host it yourself.
Not an option.
It's all good...I just opened a Pbucket accessory acct. 30,000 views in a month is a little excessive though...I think ddac is still stalking me.
11-03-09, 08:55 AM
I'm at about 50% capacity on my Photobucket.
The only problem I have is that anything downloaded/hosted there is 'dumbed down' in file size, making large prints useless from those files. It's about time to get a terrabyte storage device.
I'm only 50% on storage space, but I'm maxed out on bandwidth.
I believe it's 250gb / 10gb
11-03-09, 09:14 AM
use tinypic.com or flickr
11-03-09, 09:17 AM
What about Google? I've never been popular enough to run afoul of bandwidth with them, but they give you a lot of space and users can get full rez photos.
11-03-09, 09:31 AM
This made me curious as to how many times my server gets hit with picture request just from BF.
Over the weekend I had just over 100 requests for pics (only have five pics posted here in the "post your rigs" and "saddle tilt" threads).
As far as user-agent info from the http requests .... Firefox wins by a landslide as the most used browser with Safari in second and Chrome and Internet Explorer trailing from there.
I use picasa (http://picasa.google.com/#utm_campaign=en&utm_source=en-ha-na-us-bk&utm_medium=ha&utm_term=picasa)to do quick edits of pictures anyway -- crop, brightness, straighten. It's a one-button upload to your web albums. I have 1024 mb available.
11-03-09, 10:07 AM
Also, TwitPic, too.
I'm with Dan. Second account/username tied to a different e-mail.
Geez, Ed, as much silly crap as I have squirreled in mine and I've only used 13% of my storage and less than 1% bandwidth.
Yah man...I don't know what the crap, dood?!
My Sig-pic had 28,000 views last month.
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