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Forum topic by John Gray posted 10-29-2009 05:55 PM 958 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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John Gray

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10-29-2009 05:55 PM

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If you can post pictures directly from you own computer, hard drive, when you do a REVIEW why can’t you post the same way in a blog instead of going thru “PhotoBucket” which is a royal PITA?

-- Only the Shadow knows....................

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#1 posted 10-29-2009 06:29 PM

because there are far more blogs than there are reviews, and that would mean a huge increase of hosting space required for (the site) which costs $$$. Since this is a free site for all, the resources are limited. from what I hear Martin might be changing that in the future, but for now – that’s the nature of the beast.

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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#2 posted 10-29-2009 06:31 PM

It’s just a question of storage space (which equals $). Martin has made the decision to store project and review photos on the LJ host server, but not blog or forum posts.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#3 posted 10-29-2009 11:43 PM

Thanks for posting the question John. I too wondered about this issue. Thanks to Purplev and Charlie we have a clear and concise answer.

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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#4 posted 10-29-2009 11:45 PM

It seems to be a reoccurring question but a good one

-- Custom furniture

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#5 posted 10-31-2009 10:58 PM

Now that I am used to photobucket it’s so simple that I don’t see much difference between photobucket and copy/paste to transfer my pictures.

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