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Postby PurpleXVI » Tue Sep 20, 2005 4:52 pm

Photobucket.com would be my first suggestion for anyone looking for free image hosting. They'll crop down overly large images, but you have a pretty big amount of hosting, last I checked it was still free and your account and survive a decent amount of bandwidth per month.

If the cropping is too draconian, I imagine that one could split one's image into several, perhaps quartering or halving it, and posting them side-by-side or in a square.

EDIT: I imagined that anyone with free hosting suggestions could post them here.

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Postby Tasty Puppies » Wed Sep 21, 2005 4:16 am

photobucket only resizes pics over 250KB. that should be more than enough for most large, well-compressed images (i.e. don't upload bitmaps! ever! bitmaps are bad for teh internetz)

for the lazy: tinypic.com, imageshack.us. I think that's what most people on forums tend to use

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James
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Postby James » Sun Sep 25, 2005 6:30 pm

ImageShack can automatically set up a thumbnail for large pictures, so people get a rough idea of what it's like, then click it to see it in its full bandwidth-consuming glory. Ah, the pleasure of unnecessarily massive images...

Alph Tech / STUART

Postby Alph Tech / STUART » Tue Sep 27, 2005 5:09 pm

If it's suitable for reuse on a forum (ie. pwn3d, lol, you can use it as a reply), I suggest uloading it to my good man W3bbo's ForumsPile, of which I am now a moderator-ish being.

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Postby Alph Tech / STUART » Thu Oct 13, 2005 10:52 pm

I need a place to store a 5 megabyte animated GIF.

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Postby traubster » Fri Oct 14, 2005 10:17 am

Alph Tech / STUART wrote:I need a place to store a 5 megabyte animated GIF.


http://briefcase.yahoo.com
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Alph Tech / STUART

Postby Alph Tech / STUART » Mon Oct 17, 2005 3:40 pm

W3bbo did it for me. The Spamusement is now up, and I'm sorry if it didn't live up to your expectations. I'm not sorry if you don't get it, though.

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Kella
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Postby Kella » Fri Jan 20, 2006 1:10 am

I have scads of space left over on my personal domain... no clue what to do with most of it... let me know if I can be of assistance with hosting stuff.

Alph Tech / STUART

Postby Alph Tech / STUART » Sun Jan 22, 2006 12:07 pm

And now W3bbo is deleting my Spamusements. :(

I'll do something about it when anybody cares.

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Doctor Cheesius
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Postby Doctor Cheesius » Wed Mar 22, 2006 10:54 am

A friend of mine runs this one:

Image<< Click

- 10 gigs of traffic a month allowed
- 5 meg per file upload limit per file
- 100 megs of storage

Just need to create an account.
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Postby crackheadfred » Wed Jul 05, 2006 5:20 am

ill host any strips on my server just email them to fred@crackheadfred.com

10 TB's of bandwith
500 gigs of storage
super fast servers

hell ill host any cartoonist and chuck in a free subdomain

yourname.crackheadfred.com

email me your philes and ill email you your links

fred
http://www.crackheadfred.com

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Postby Chrono Crow » Wed Jul 05, 2006 6:19 am

Why do I imagine a Southern hick voice when I read the above post? :?
quetzalcoatlus wrote:You should always make sure that all your important pussy cheese and uncle-rapist is backed up, in case your computer crashes.

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Postby Nik » Wed Jul 05, 2006 1:50 pm

I read it as crackerheadfred the first time through because I saw Chrono's post first.
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Dude, she's like 8 feet tall.

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Postby Null » Wed Nov 15, 2006 9:16 pm

Streamload allows up to 25 gigs of storage for a free account. They can also accomodate very large files.

http://streamload.com/

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Postby Kerberos » Thu Dec 21, 2006 11:16 pm

Doctor Cheesius, Imgplace doesn't seem to actually upload files. Or at least, when I try to choose a file, I get a little window that says the request failed. Is there some reason why this should happen?


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