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The place for discussing 1930-1985 Heuer wristwatches, chronographs and dash-mounted timepieces. Online since May 2003.
If anyone has the time or manpower, we could have the entire forum "scraped" with the old pictures (assuming they are still up), and this way we can save them locally on a server. I think worst case scenario the "Internet Time Machine" (http://web.archive.org) may contain the photos archived, but I have not checked. I am happy to chip in a few bucks and am sure other members would be happy to do the same and cover the cost of a programmer to write this script and run it. If data size is manageable, I am happy to host the images for free.
If you or someone you know has the time to do the work, feel free to contact me, and I will ask a few guys I know in the meantime to see who might have time to get this done (hopefully sooner than later).
: There's a fair chance people may have already heard about this but
: the corporate idiots at Photobucket have WITHOUT WARNING,
: suddenly changed their policy & usage.
: They are now asking $40 a month to use their services.
: Big deal i hear the crowd saying, use an alternative service. Well
: it is a big deal as it means that all photobucket photos loaded
: onto this forum over the years are no longer viewable unless the
: user that originally uploaded the photo pays Photobuckets
: monthly ransom.
: This means that we will be seeing a lot more photos on this forum
: archive that look like this
: A damn shame in my eyes as there is no way all contributors from
: our glorious past are going to stand for the extortion tactics
: of evil Photobucket.
: I have to admit it really cheeses me off as my entire history of
: contribution to this fine forum will be lost to corporate greed.
: I will not swallow that level of ignorance or lack of consideration
: for a customer. I will be taking my photos elsewhere & i
: hope the masses do the same thing. Screw Photobucket i hope they
: lose every customer they ever had & go bankrupt !!
: Steaming angry - Darren