Photobucket Fixer -- see all Photobucket images again!

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  1. jlevers

    jlevers Been here awhile

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    Chrome: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/photobucket-fixer/ogipgokcopooepeipngiikdkpmcpkaon
    Firefox: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/photobucket-fixer/

    Hey guys,

    I wrote a Google Chrome browser extension that, once installed, will make all broken Photobucket images on any webpage visible again. To install it, if you're using Google Chrome, just go to this link, click Add to Chrome, and you're good to go! From then on, any page you visit with broken Photobucket images will show up as they did before Photobucket nuked them. You don't click on anything, or do anything else, to get the pictures to be fixed. It happens automatically. They will not be fixed for anyone else -- they will just show up as fixed for people using the browser extension.

    In case anyone wants to look at the code behind the extension, you can look at it here: https://github.com/TheAtomicGoose/pbfix

    Thanks for reading, and I hope this helps!

    Jesse
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  2. doc4216

    doc4216 Chronic High Fiver

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    Thanks Jesse!! Very awesome of you!
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  3. MikeyT

    MikeyT Krusty Olde Pharteâ„¢

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    Kewl! Thank you. Will this work on other fora?
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  4. jlevers

    jlevers Been here awhile

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    Yep, this will work on any webpage with Photobucket pictures on it.
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  5. flei

    flei cycletherapist

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    geez dude, you wrote this code on the road on your trip? i have no fucking idea how you do stuff like this. you are such a computer nerd. in a good sort of way. :-)

    better be careful or some software firm is gonna hire you before you ever even get a chance to go to college!
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    What a guy!!! Thanks a ton!!! There were lots of really great pictures lost in that deal.

    Now we just hope P-bucket doesn't find out about it. :clap:clap:clap
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  7. jlevers

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  8. EdChap13

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    Seriously this extension has saved half of the internet for me. Thank you so much!
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  9. MrPulldown

    MrPulldown Long timer

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    Did we just all add some epic piece of Russian Spyware.
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  10. slartidbartfast

    slartidbartfast Love those blue pipes

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    Admin for my PC won't let me install the extension - Sigh!
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  11. Goettens

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    This is going to be very helpful, thank you very much. :beer
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    DittyBag A bag of dirty stuff

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    Dude!
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  13. Gham

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    Nice add with the PB extension.The Chrome extension works great although I really didn't use it on this ride report other than to test it out once.

    It's worked well on other RR's where people get a little windy :lol3
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  14. Nemesis74

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    God bless you geniuses!
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  15. B-ManFX4

    B-ManFX4 2 Wheels Are Better Than 1 Or 4

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    Do you have to enable it or tweak it ? It just shows a small dot where the picture should be on the pages I have looked at so far ??
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  16. flei

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    Wow, Jesse, you are one smart eighteen-year-old! (or maybe all the kids your age are writing code like this and making old farts like me look dumb). Either way, this is brilliant. Keep 'em coming!
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  17. jlevers

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    No, it should work as soon as you install it... Which pages are you looking at, and on which device (e.g. Google Chrome on Windows, Firefox on Mac, etc)?
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    What are the issues for a Java script version for Safari? Looks like it would be mainly the Safari/Java script API.
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  19. jlevers

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    A few things -- I've never written a Safari extension before, so it could be pretty time consuming, I think only a few people would use it, and most importantly, I don't have an Apple computer to test it on.
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    iPhone and iPad users use Safari?

    George
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