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Livejournal, come on. [Scrapbook Going Away] 
30th-Apr-2012 10:57 am
Oh, bitchcakes.
Does anyone know how to download pics from Scrapbook en masse? Doing it individually will take days!

Originally posted by dandelion_diva at Livejournal, come on. [Scrapbook Going Away]
Dear LJ.

You're makin' it difficult to keep standing up for you. Stoppit.

Love,

Me.

Originally posted by browngirl at Livejournal, come on. [Scrapbook Going Away]
Originally posted by zeitgeistic at Livejournal, come on.
Alright, I am not drunk enough to deal with this, so I'm just going to put out this PSA:

Livejournal Scrapbook is going away and will be replaced by the mysterious "Photo Album". Your 10GB of Paid Member space is now 2GB. If you care, there is an explanation in Russian on the Russian news page. There's also a user-submitted translation.

+ You will no longer have access to your Scrapbook once this goes live.
+ Your images will redirect, but the URL will be different.
+ Unable to tell what will happen to any photos you have that put you over the 2GB limit.
+ Back up your Scrapbook just in case.
+ If you want your photos transferred over now instead of waiting, let them know here.

ETA:
Thanks to storyfan for telling me about this (relevant comments on page 13): For now at least, you can still upload/manage your scrapbook via http://pics.livejournal.com/manage/.

Comments 
30th-Apr-2012 03:05 pm (UTC)
Considering I must debate renewing in 2 days, I am leaning less and less towards bothering.
30th-Apr-2012 05:18 pm (UTC)
I didn't, because I had similar misgivings.
1st-May-2012 03:52 pm (UTC)
I suppose I should contact them and prevent it happening automagically.
30th-Apr-2012 03:23 pm (UTC)
I don't see any way on that manage page to actually copy/download/archive anything though. Just upload. :P
30th-Apr-2012 04:55 pm (UTC)
I never could figure out how to work the Scrapbook properly, so I just linked to pics on my personal FTP site.
30th-Apr-2012 06:30 pm (UTC)
Goddammit, why can't people just leave well enough ALONE???
30th-Apr-2012 06:48 pm (UTC)
Gee, this is reminding me of what happened during the last couple years of my old email account.

I've never upgraded my account from the days of needing a code number to get in. It looks like I made the right choice. I still use my Flickr account to link pics.
30th-Apr-2012 08:41 pm (UTC)
In this post:
http://news.livejournal.com/142269.html#cutid1

...it says that the storage limits aren't changing...
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