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Glad to See the Forum Back

#1 Post by capt14k » Sat Jun 03, 2017 9:03 am

With the crap going on at compared with deleting posts and entire threads I'm glad this forum is back. I hope the archives can be recovered.

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#2 Post by elricfate » Sat Jun 03, 2017 9:09 am

That is looking bleak, but we're back now for a long long time, so from this point forward there will be lots and lots of backups accessible to several people. No more all eggs in one basket situations. Welcome back!

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#3 Post by OldGrouchyGuy » Sat Jun 03, 2017 9:28 am

Glad to see the boat afloat again.

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#4 Post by OldGrouchyGuy » Sat Jun 03, 2017 9:30 am

Sorry the old content can't be easily recovered, but I did get my old nickname back, so there is that, :)

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#5 Post by Enfield Shooter » Sat Jun 03, 2017 3:16 pm

It's great to have the forum back. Too bad about the archives but I expect we will muddle through and rebuild them as time goes by!
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#6 Post by samsplacci » Sat Jun 03, 2017 6:26 pm

Definitely nice to be up and running again!

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#7 Post by Burner » Sat Jun 03, 2017 6:40 pm

Wow starting from Scratch again. Done this more then a few times over the years.
Good to be back.
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#8 Post by elricfate » Sat Jun 03, 2017 6:44 pm

Burner wrote:
Sat Jun 03, 2017 6:40 pm
Wow starting from Scratch again. Done this more then a few times over the years.
Good to be back.
True. I'm trying to make this time the last time with automated backups of both the forums and the entire host. Alongside off-site backups I'll also add some users who have access to the backups in the event of catastrophic emergencies (death of the admin being one)

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#9 Post by Burner » Sat Jun 03, 2017 6:45 pm

Good deal bossman. At least this time it is the same basic format.
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#10 Post by elricfate » Sat Jun 03, 2017 6:48 pm

Burner wrote:
Sat Jun 03, 2017 6:45 pm
Good deal bossman. At least this time it is the same basic format.
I changed the naming convention slightly but I added in all the subforums and whatnot from the old site as best I could.

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#11 Post by elricfate » Sat Jun 03, 2017 6:48 pm

@Burner -- I also added some... updates. :D

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#12 Post by Rapidrob » Sat Jun 03, 2017 8:18 pm

elricfate burned the midnight oil in reviving the site. We owe him a debt a gratitude.
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#13 Post by elricfate » Sat Jun 03, 2017 8:48 pm

Rapidrob wrote:
Sat Jun 03, 2017 8:18 pm
elricfate burned the midnight oil in reviving the site. We owe him a debt a gratitude.
I'd do it again, too. Welcome back, boys

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#14 Post by ghostdevilguy » Sat Jun 03, 2017 10:32 pm

I'm glad to see it bck up as well.

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#15 Post by TassieAzz » Sun Jun 04, 2017 1:58 am

Amazing work done by those behind the scenes. Fingers crossed that the old data can be recovered, if not, looking forward to the rebuilding of the massive amount of knowledge.

From a very appreciative Australian!

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