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Yay for the updated forum!
03/06/07 at 19:45:36
 
I updated the forum to a super new version that includes... polls! There is enhanced security as well. Unfortunately, one of the side-effects of the old forum was that a bunch of fake accounts were created by spammers, which was screwing with the user namespace available and also just... bad. (You should have seen some of the user names created!) So, a side-effect of the upgrade was that I deleted all accounts with zero posts.

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Old PMs were limited to 20. If you lost PMs, let me know. I will enforce the 20-limit starting on Friday.

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Reply #1 - 03/06/07 at 23:15:31
 
The forum looks fab Ali.  Although I've been unable to send PM's.

*Edit - it's just Hilary I can't PM.   I get this error message:

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Reply #2 - 03/07/07 at 07:48:47
 
Nice work.   Smiley
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Reply #3 - 03/07/07 at 09:41:21
 
janea wrote on 03/06/07 at 23:15:31:
The forum looks fab Ali.  Although I've been unable to send PM's.

*Edit - it's just Hilary I can't PM.   I get this error message:

104 An Error Has Occurred!: Unable to open 19.txt



Okay, I'll take a look.

*Edit - Can you try again? I PM'd her and didn't have a problem (assuming that she received it Smiley )
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Reply #4 - 03/07/07 at 10:07:57
 
Looks very good Alison - thanks!  Smiley

Only one problem...it's deleted all my most recent messages and left 20 old ones.  Any chance of getting back my most recent messages please?
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Reply #5 - 03/07/07 at 10:12:31
 
Take a look and tell me if they're there. If they're not, I can try something else.
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Reply #6 - 03/07/07 at 10:15:28
 
I've got 20 messages from June - September 2006.  Nothing recent.
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Reply #7 - 03/07/07 at 10:19:27
 
How bout now? Smiley

(Also, let me know if this happens to anyone else...)
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Reply #8 - 03/07/07 at 10:22:58
 
Yes -I've got them all back now, thanks.  They all say the same date though - Dec 31st 1969!!   Grin

I don't mind though...and I will clear them out....honest.  Smiley
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Reply #9 - 03/07/07 at 11:50:53
 
I had the same problem, it deleted my most recent messages.  Wasn't bothered about most of them apart from the one I sent last night, and I can always resend it.
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Reply #10 - 03/07/07 at 12:02:11
 
Same here.
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Reply #11 - 03/07/07 at 12:42:06
 
We love you Alison.  And some of us fancy you a bit.  Especially the girls.  Is hayley banned?
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Reply #12 - 03/07/07 at 13:26:09
 
Ugh, I realized just now that the new board doesn't have a quick reply box. I'll need to figure that out.

Anyway, I love you guys too. Smiley

Hayley is banned, but she's not around anyway, so I can't talk to her (which is ideally what I would be doing right now). Don't worry about it just yet.
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Reply #13 - 03/07/07 at 13:30:47
 
yes, thanks for all your efforts alison
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Reply #14 - 03/07/07 at 14:07:26
 
Yes, thanks very much Alison.  Good to see you posting again, don't go away in a hurry!

I'm also getting a message about the webpage wanting to access the Clipboard every time I post, which is very annoying.  Is that a pc thing or a board thing?
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