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Last post Author Topic: The site is now back online (March 6th, 2008) - Come Say Hello!  (Read 73847 times)

mwb1100

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Re: The site is now back online (March 6th, 2008)
« Reply #25 on: March 07, 2008, 12:30:17 AM »
Hey! Welcome back!

Sorry you guys had to go through all that pain due to some scumbag.

Now, get some rest!

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Re: The site is now back online (March 6th, 2008)
« Reply #26 on: March 07, 2008, 12:43:02 AM »
great to see this site back up again!

haha..look at cody. he's too tired that he cannot even finish his biscuits

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Re: The site is now back online (March 6th, 2008)
« Reply #27 on: March 07, 2008, 12:47:24 AM »
so were you hosting DC yourself, or were you using a paid webhost provider? I never figured that out, but anyways, I'm glad to see the site is back up. :Thmbsup:
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Re: The site is now back online (March 6th, 2008)
« Reply #28 on: March 07, 2008, 01:10:54 AM »
It's been a long weeeeiiiird week...  ;D
Thanks Gothic, Wordzilla, Mouser.

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Re: The site is now back online (March 6th, 2008)
« Reply #29 on: March 07, 2008, 01:18:13 AM »
Thank you Gothi[c], mouser & anyone else who helped get the site back up again.  :up:
Firefox had started giving me those "What? You don't love me so much anymore?" looks.


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Re: The site is now back online (March 6th, 2008)
« Reply #30 on: March 07, 2008, 01:21:41 AM »
It happened to me once about a year and a half ago (also on a site running smf, and the vulnerabilty back then for me was in smf :( ) - I know your pain!

Now just sit back and relax and sleep it out - then tell me if I have to worry about my smf site again!

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Re: The site is now back online (March 6th, 2008)
« Reply #31 on: March 07, 2008, 01:28:40 AM »
Sometimes things need to first go bad, in order to finally be better. This experience will improve DC even more!  :up:

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Re: The site is now back online (March 6th, 2008)
« Reply #32 on: March 07, 2008, 01:36:40 AM »
Please count a +1 from me to what Nosh said...thanks to all that helpers that get DC back, up and running.  :Thmbsup:  :-*

I experienced mousers despair, and Gothics sleepless nights and all the help, good hints and suggestions from all the others live at IRC-Channel in the time DC was down. And i was desperate too, because i wasn't be of any help.  :-[  >:(

DC is back...and so is my internet-life!  ;D
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Re: The site is now back online (March 6th, 2008)
« Reply #33 on: March 07, 2008, 01:39:59 AM »
the internet now feels complete again.

thank you to everyone involved in getting things up and running. it sounded like a nightmare.

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Re: The site is now back online (March 6th, 2008)
« Reply #34 on: March 07, 2008, 02:01:31 AM »
Great to see you back!

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Re: The site is now back online (March 6th, 2008)
« Reply #35 on: March 07, 2008, 02:08:12 AM »
Donationcoder back online - great great great!  :Thmbsup:

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Re: The site is now back online (March 6th, 2008)
« Reply #36 on: March 07, 2008, 02:19:38 AM »
Yes,
BIG THANKs to ALL, mouser Gothic wordzilla for all the hard work

I guess you guys are still busy (or sleeping)
but if you get a chance
...please take this time to walk outside and remember what your family looks like. ;)
:)
Tom

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Re: The site is now back online (March 6th, 2008)
« Reply #37 on: March 07, 2008, 03:16:37 AM »
Yes,
BIG THANKs to ALL, mouser Gothic wordzilla for all the hard work

I guess you guys are still busy (or sleeping)
but if you get a chance
...please take this time to walk outside and remember what your family looks like. ;)
:)

+1.  but I thought DC was pretty close to being family...   :-[


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Re: The site is now back online (March 6th, 2008)
« Reply #38 on: March 07, 2008, 03:49:53 AM »
I think this will soon become one of the longest threads on this forum...I'm absolutely over the moon that DC is back online. Hearty thanks to Gothi[c] and everyone else involved for bringing back the site and forum.

I also noticed that there was much more increased activity in the IRC channel over the last few days and hopefully that will continue. While forums are great, its nice to have live online discussions once in a while.

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Re: The site is now back online (March 6th, 2008)
« Reply #39 on: March 07, 2008, 04:18:15 AM »
Great to see the site back, really appreciate all the hard work and effort put in to get this back online.

Thanks again

Fedorov

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Re: The site is now back online (March 6th, 2008)
« Reply #40 on: March 07, 2008, 04:57:25 AM »
Yes,
BIG THANKs to ALL, mouser Gothic wordzilla for all the hard work

I guess you guys are still busy (or sleeping)
but if you get a chance
...please take this time to walk outside and remember what your family looks like. ;)
:)
+1.  but I thought DC was pretty close to being family...   :-[

I confess ...
I was just having a little dig at the message on the "Server is down" page -
I do get to go out and get fresh air [most]everyday...but I guess dc time often tends to come out of my work time  :-[
having had a break can help me break that habit...
but hey it is nice to be back :)
Tom

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Re: The site is now back online (March 6th, 2008)
« Reply #41 on: March 07, 2008, 05:25:43 AM »
Having been a member for only a couple of months, I was surprised at how much I missed the site while it was down.  I am disabled and don't get to take walks anymore [Besides, early March in central Illinois isn't all that conducive to long walks.] but even if I could, I would have missed this site.  I appreciate all the hard work involved and offer my thanks for the quick recovery.  Its too bad that you were too busy fixing problems to put a stat-counter on the replacement page to see how many of us checked in hourly to see if things were back up. 
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Re: The site is now back online (March 6th, 2008)
« Reply #42 on: March 07, 2008, 06:04:16 AM »
thanks for all the hard work during this week. Really missed the site!!!

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Re: The site is now back online (March 6th, 2008)
« Reply #43 on: March 07, 2008, 06:11:47 AM »
Woohoo!! welcome back to life!

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Re: The site is now back online (March 6th, 2008)
« Reply #44 on: March 07, 2008, 06:19:05 AM »
Man i was mising DC like something....?

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Re: The site is now back online (March 6th, 2008)
« Reply #45 on: March 07, 2008, 06:39:10 AM »
so were you hosting DC yourself, or were you using a paid webhost provider? I never figured that out, but anyways, I'm glad to see the site is back up. :Thmbsup:
Dedicated server at a hosting company - mouser would have had to have a pretty massive home internet connection if he were to host it himself :P

Its too bad that you were too busy fixing problems to put a stat-counter on the replacement page to see how many of us checked in hourly to see if things were back up.
Parsing server logs should give that information, and in more detail (since you get IPs there too :))
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Re: The site is now back online (March 6th, 2008)
« Reply #46 on: March 07, 2008, 06:40:55 AM »
 :greenclp: :greenclp: :greenclp: :greenclp:
:beerchug: :beerchug:
:eusa_dance: :eusa_dance:

Nice work team.  Restoring a site like this from scratch is a major pain, especially after a hack attack.

Great work.   :Thmbsup: :Thmbsup:
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Re: The site is now back online (March 6th, 2008)
« Reply #47 on: March 07, 2008, 06:50:46 AM »
Great you're back and thanks for the work it represents !
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Re: The site is now back online (March 6th, 2008)
« Reply #48 on: March 07, 2008, 06:56:21 AM »
Its too bad that you were too busy fixing problems to put a stat-counter on the replacement page to see how many of us checked in hourly to see if things were back up.
Parsing server logs should give that information, and in more detail (since you get IPs there too :))

wel I just left DCPostNotifierLite running in the tray which I think checks once a minute :)
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Re: The site is now back online (March 6th, 2008)
« Reply #49 on: March 07, 2008, 07:24:18 AM »
 ;D Welcome back, I really missed Donationcoder

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