And we’re back

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  1. StevePame

    StevePame Administrator Staff Member

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    Welcome back after our unexpected outage. I apologize for this. More details to follow. As always, thank you for your patience.
     
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  2. Namaste Jesus

    Namaste Jesus Praise the Lord and Enjoy the Chai

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    I was wondering when you were going to pay the damn light bill! :D
     
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  3. Arif Ghamiq

    Arif Ghamiq Active Member

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    Although I haven't posted in a while - I view it everyday. Was so stressed while it was down - so, so glad IO is back
     
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  4. Thomas

    Thomas Well-Known Member

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    Roll call ...
     
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  5. StevePame

    StevePame Administrator Staff Member

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    Our unexpected outage was the result of the host believing that we were illegally streaming video on this site. Obviously we are not doing such things. After many wasted hours on the phone with support staff, a manager at the host admitted that they were wrong and we were not doing anything illegal. They didn't outright confirm it, but the person I spoke with made it clear the they would work with the Level 1 and 2 support staff so that they know to follow their internal protocol before taking a site offline to ensure that the site in question belongs to the right owner. Pretty sure we got hit, even though it was someone else's site and account that was the rule breaker.
     
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  6. Cino

    Cino Big Love! (Atheist mystic)

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    Thank you for your efforts, Steve!

    I was missing you all, too.

    Finally, I'm willing to toss the odd shekel or obol into the tin can if you decide to pass it around.
     
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  7. StevePame

    StevePame Administrator Staff Member

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    Much obliged, Cino!
     
  8. RabbiO

    RabbiO הרב יונה בן זכריה

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    Glad you’re back. Glad we’re back.
     
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  9. Phyllis Sidhe_Uaine

    Phyllis Sidhe_Uaine Junior Moderator, Intro

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    :kitty:s are in the mail with their requirements (I hope that I wasn't the cause of all of the problems due to posting videos.) :oops:

    Phyllis Sidhe_Uaine
     
  10. StevePame

    StevePame Administrator Staff Member

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    Not at all. We weren’t actually posting too many videos. Just a mistake by an entry level support tech. Feel free to post what you’d like!
     
  11. Aussie Thoughts

    Aussie Thoughts Just my 2 cents

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    Figured you guys got hacked or something. Any road, glad it got sorted. -;)
     
  12. wil

    wil UNeyeR1

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    streaming cat videos...that was the problem!
     
  13. Phyllis Sidhe_Uaine

    Phyllis Sidhe_Uaine Junior Moderator, Intro

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    I guess that streaming any animal videos are the problem (along with any weather-related videos.)

    Phyllis Sidhe_Uaine
     
  14. StevePame

    StevePame Administrator Staff Member

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    I think we need more videos of cats as weather forecasters.
     
  15. RJM Corbet

    RJM Corbet God Feeds the Ravens

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    Checked yesterday, and found you were back. Yay :)
     
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