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    Have the old forums been taken down?

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    I recently went in to check some old posts.. and found that they no longer exist. I also noticed that the old "front page" of the Got mead website had the forum's recent topics list is current.

    Suzy Q

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    Yeah, I had to take the old forums down, someone broke in and was slamming my server. If I didn't take them down, my host would have taken the whole site offline. In fact, they *did* suspend me when it happened. I scrambled and got it back online in a few hours, but it was dicey there for a while.

    I'm still planning on retrieving the old posts and putting them somewhere for research, but for now, the old forum is down until I can figure out how to extract the data without dropping the server I sit on....

    Vicky - nearing the end of the shopping cart from hell site
    Wassail!

    Vicky Rowe
    Owner & Webmistress, Gotmead.com
    Executive Director, American Mead Makers Association
    http://www.mead-makers.org
    Making Mead since 1995

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    Good luck with the other site.

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    dunno if it will help, but you are free to use my serverat my office if needs be. it's not much of one, but it is at your disposal Suse linux 9.0, think i got mysql & php and suych installed... i can check.

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    Thanx Randy, I'm going to zip it up and send it out for analysis, and see if we can extract the posts for either re-insertion here, or more likely, posting as pages so they can be searched. The darn thing has nearly been the bane of my existance, just in crash factor!

    I'll let you know if we need server space to put it in to unravel it. The gods know my host won't let me!

    Vicky - working on training materials, Yahoo site tweaking and if I'm lucky, some Gotmead updating tonight
    Wassail!

    Vicky Rowe
    Owner & Webmistress, Gotmead.com
    Executive Director, American Mead Makers Association
    http://www.mead-makers.org
    Making Mead since 1995

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    You may have noticed a new board called 'The Old Forum'. This contains what we were able to salvage after the Yabb forum got hacked. There are a lot of repeats of what got sucked in here, but we wanted to pull in whatever we could.

    My apologies if something you posted in the old version isn't there, unfortunately the hacker did us up good.

    Vicky
    Wassail!

    Vicky Rowe
    Owner & Webmistress, Gotmead.com
    Executive Director, American Mead Makers Association
    http://www.mead-makers.org
    Making Mead since 1995

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