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so lets make bets to see how long forums will be down this time!

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Poo, Nov 22, 2014.

  1. Poo

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    im guessing 3 days!
     
  2. Victim of Siege

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    I'd rather bet on how many lashes Flutter gives you for starting this thread. :whip:
     
  3. Cetric

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    I'll go with 5 days
     
  4. Captn Norrington

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    I'll be optimistic and say 2 days
     
  5. MalagAste

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    I'm going with the Captn and going to be optimistic.... under 2 days. Back up Monday at the latest.
     
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  6. Zeke

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    After Thanksgiving
     
  7. Pawain

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    62 hours
     
  8. Pawain

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    62 hours and 15 double posts.
     
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  9. Viquire

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    Is it closest without going over, like the Price is Right?
     
  10. Scribbles

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    1 dollar bob.
     
  11. GarthGrey

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    I"ll wager that by the time the forums come back up, my Necro/Bard will still be bugged.
     
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  12. Fogsbane

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    36 hours.

    but no one will know for 36 more hours after that cause all the addresses will change, again, twice.
     
  13. Obsidian

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    What is wrong with the thread? Feel free to PM a mod.
     
  14. drewster513

    drewster513 Lore Keeper
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  15. Oscar the Grouch

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    I am going with after I've had enough time to clean out all of the purple unicorns from my trash can that were thrown at me on the Siege forum.
     
  16. Poo

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    that sounds absurdly kinky!
     
  17. S_S

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    A few hours? :D
     
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  18. Oscar the Grouch

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    I didn't have enough time to get ride of all the purple ponies. I lose.
     
  19. Captn Norrington

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    Yay! the forums live once more!
     
  20. GarthGrey

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  21. Kirthag

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    @S_S wins... only a few hours (if that)

    Thanks to Nexus & RonBron for a smooth upgrade of the forums & services! :D
     
  22. Nexus

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    It was about 2.5 hours total....have a little faith people!


    :please:
     
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  23. Spiritless

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    Anyone would think it's hard to keep forums online or something. I see the change in ownership has unfortunately not improved Stratics stability. I've honestly not seen a site in recent times with so much downtime. It's kinda sad.
     
  24. Kirthag

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    @Spiritless - the forums were taken down for a few hours to perform much needed upgrades that hadn't been done prior to sale. The boards had to be closed, backups made, upgrades applied, some tests.... and we are back up. Good job I think!
     
  25. Mandrake of DF

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    Aye certenly - very good job...
     
  26. Poo

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    good job guys, that was hella fast!
     
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  27. Spiritless

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    Fair play, if the advertised downtime has already happened it was so fast I didn't even notice it. I genuinely hope this marks the end of all the random downtimes the site has persistently had in the past though which were seemingly occurring on a very frequent basis. Using Stratics was beginning to get very frustrating for that reason and it wasn't doing much to help your search rankings either.
     
  28. JDee

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    Do we win a prize? I will say three minutes
     
  29. Dag Nabbit

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    As long as the site doesn't fall into the void of 'Error 404',it's all good.
     
  30. Nexus

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    Hopefully from here on it will be planned maintenance periods on a more of a scheduled basis. As much as we would like to, it simply isn't practical or good habit to leave the forums up continuously without regular backups and updates.
     
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  31. Viquire

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    Well, played Stratics. Well, played. :party:
     
  32. Goldberg-Chessy

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    Let me be the first to say THANK YOU and please keep the annoying and giant pop-up banners coming.
    How long before they start advertising Viagra?
    Hrmmm....
    It's coming folks