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We might be going off line shortly.

Postby JQW » 21 Dec 2010, 14:10

It appears that my monthly cheque to our hosting providers has somehow got lost in the post. As today is the deadline for payments, we may get cut off tomorrow morning if the cheque doesn't arrive by then. Apparently the payment system will automatically do this. I suspect that it's just caught up in a backlog due to both Christmas and the weather.

I'm contacting the provider now to see what we can do about it. In the meantime, prepare for the worst.
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Re: We might be going off line shortly.

Postby JQW » 21 Dec 2010, 14:24

Well, I would call them if I could get through. The main support number isn't responding.

They did go through an office move a week or two ago. I wonder if the phone number has changed.

EDIT: I've now sent through an E-mail requesting clarification of the situation.
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Re: We might be going off line shortly.

Postby JQW » 21 Dec 2010, 14:38

The payment window has been extended.
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Re: We might be going off line shortly.

Postby Jeff K » 21 Dec 2010, 14:50

JQW wrote:The payment window has been extended.


Wew!

I was worried that I'd have to start using Facebook more often.
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Postby Johnny Fartpants » 21 Dec 2010, 14:59

Jeff K wrote:
JQW wrote:The payment window has been extended.


Wew!

I was worried that I'd have to start using Facebook more often.


Facebook is shite isn't it?

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Postby Jeff K » 21 Dec 2010, 15:14

Seven Pants A Farting wrote:Facebook is shite isn't it?


Jeff likes this.
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Postby C » 21 Dec 2010, 17:26

I was just about to relaunch the Mojo Refugee thread




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Re: We might be going off line shortly.

Postby The Prof » 21 Dec 2010, 19:12

JQW wrote:It appears that my monthly cheque to our hosting providers has somehow got lost in the post.


A cheque? How quaint.

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Re: We might be going off line shortly.

Postby James R » 22 Dec 2010, 10:03

JQW wrote:In the meantime, prepare for the worst.


But how can 10,000 copycat threads be posted if the board goes down?
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Postby Bride Of Sea Of Tunes » 22 Dec 2010, 14:05

I have a brilliant idea, I just patented it:

We can temporarily go to: www.gloriousnoise.com

Good, innit?
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Re: We might be going off line shortly.

Postby Jeff K » 22 Dec 2010, 17:10

Snow Of Tunes v2.0 wrote:I have a brilliant idea, I just patented it:

We can temporarily go to: http://www.gloriousnoise.com

Good, innit?


For a laugh I had a look. It's still orange and still mostly populated by Jake.
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Re: We might be going off line shortly.

Postby Bride Of Sea Of Tunes » 23 Dec 2010, 16:07

Jeff K wrote:
Snow Of Tunes v2.0 wrote:I have a brilliant idea, I just patented it:

We can temporarily go to: http://www.gloriousnoise.com

Good, innit?


For a laugh I had a look. It's still orange and still mostly populated by Jake.


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Re: We might be going off line shortly.

Postby JQW » 23 Dec 2010, 21:37

There was an outage just then for about an hour and a quarter.

I originally thought it was us being cut off, but apparently someone working on making the server faster made a mistake which broke our site, and presumably all others.
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Re: We might be going off line shortly.

Postby Monkberry » 23 Dec 2010, 22:26

JQW wrote:There was an outage just then for about an hour and a quarter.

I originally thought it was us being cut off, but apparently someone working on making the server faster made a mistake which broke our site, and presumably all others.


is that why the searches aren't working?
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Postby JQW » 23 Dec 2010, 22:38

The search is back on now.
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Re: We might be going off line shortly.

Postby Jeff K » 24 Dec 2010, 14:13

Myrrhtha wrote:All things considered, Glono was a nice rest stop on the way to BCB. And their institutional memory is nice -- their threads go all the way back to their beginnings. I was pleased to see I could still log on over there, despite being labelled a Mojo freak.


To be fair they never know what hit them. Especially poor Jake. They had their nice little corner of the internet and all of a sudden all these strange people showed up out of nowhere. Can you imagine how BCB would react if that happened to us? We were frosty to the Q people at first when they came over here and most of us were already familiar with them. Still, there were a lot of funny moments during our brief stay at Glono. My favorite was the time Goldwax started a NOW PLAYING thread in spite of Jake's protests and titled it NOW PLAYING (except for Jake). Griff's Wylie thread was hilarious too.
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Re: We might be going off line shortly.

Postby JQW » 30 Dec 2010, 13:29

The payment issue is now resolved.
The trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent are full of doubt. - Bertrand Russell