"Just gotta figure out how to rotate it."
If you have a Mac (as I do) the easiest way to rotate is to open the PIC on your desktop and rotate it to the orientation you want (using the "rotate right"/"rotate left" function in the "Tools" section of your tool bar) BEFORE you upload it to Photobucket.
Does this help? https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/photobucket-hotlink-fix/kegnjbncdcliihbemealioapbifiaedg
(plugin for Chrome with a workaround)
Backup any thread you find useful to the "Save" bottom right of this page: https://archive.org/web/
(can someone script something to go through saving popular sways posts??)