Recent Extended Downtime

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    Recent Extended Downtime

    The recent downtime was related to a string of hardware issues. First, the hard drive began to fail. Then, the drive was replaced, but we continued to get error messages. So I requested a completely new machine. I expected it to be set up within a day or two, but it took about a week.

    The reason the message board is even farther back in time than the recent downtime is that I couldn't back up the full site because of the hardware issues, so I had to use an older backup that I had.

    This really should be the last time this happens. I'm on a new machine, I haven't had any trouble with it yet.

    Finally, welcome back to the C board!

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    I am so glad it is back up! I was so board in my computer classes. Thanx for upgrading the server.
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    Good to be back...Was getting tired of the flashdaddeeans...
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    >>Was getting tired of the flashdaddeeans..

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    Thank you guys so much!!!!! Thank you for the website and your help in maintaining it. You guys don't know how much This site means to me. I was going through withdrawl. Thank you to all the administrators.

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    Yeah, I sorely missed this site.
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    >I lost a lot of my posts.

    lol, i bet a lot of people will be saying that.

    thanks, webmaster, for all the time and effort you put into this site.

    if i wasnt a poor college student with about a $500 budget right now i would most definitely donate some money to help fund the site, heh heh.

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    needed help, came here, site was down, got mad, scraped program, saw board was back, projects back

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    >>thanks, webmaster, for all the time and effort you put into this site.
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    I was forced to go to DevShed, where there's a post every couple days. It's great to be back here. Let's never have downtime again, please.
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    "This really should be the last time this happens."

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