Take and post a screenshot in 3 seconds to imgur using scrot

scrot -d 3 '/tmp/%Y-%m-%d_$wx$h.png' -e 'cat $f'|curl -F "image=@-" -F "key=1913b4ac473c692372d108209958fd15" http://api.imgur.com/2/upload.xml|grep -Eo "<original>(.)*</original>" | grep -Eo "http://i.imgur.com/[^<]*"
That its my personal key that i dont use, if you want yours, go to imgur and get it, or use that one
Sample Output
scrot -d 3 '/tmp/%Y-%m-%d_$wx$h.png' -e 'cat $f'|curl -F "image=@-" -F "key=1913b4ac473c692372d108209958fd15" http://api.imgur.com/2/upload.xml|grep -Eo "<original>(.)*</original>" | grep -Eo "http://i.imgur.com/[^<]*"
  % Total    % Received % Xferd  Average Speed   Time    Time     Time  Current
                                 Dload  Upload   Total   Spent    Left  Speed
100  138k    0   640  100  137k     72  16080  0:00:08  0:00:08 --:--:-- 17506
http://i.imgur.com/YBzHR.pn

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By: dzup
2012-11-13 21:16:09

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