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Software Upgrade

Postby salt6 » Wed Feb 22, 2012 9:44 pm

I will need to upgrade the form software in the near future. I plan on loading the basic theme, adding all the upgrades and then the current style. So don't worry if you come in and things look funny.

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Re: Software Upgrade

Postby 42rocker » Fri Feb 24, 2012 12:01 pm

Good Luck... And this change will be for the better,,,, right... I'm sure that it will be. Again Good Luck.

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Re: Software Upgrade

Postby DARIVS ARCHITECTVS » Fri Feb 24, 2012 7:29 pm

I have to ask... WHY ? Every time you do this, all the photos are LOST. We have lost TONS of important and often irreplaceable photos. You cannot convince me that it has been worth it, seriously.
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Re: Software Upgrade

Postby 42rocker » Fri Feb 24, 2012 9:01 pm

Well I don't know if this relevant or not. I know that somehow someone has been popping in and spamming on a certain post. What seems interesting to me on it is that every time that I have seen it there has been no post count or any other info. So this upgrade might be to prevent someone from coming in and taking over the site and trashing everything. Pics were lost in one upgrade but I think that more has been lost due to hacking. Not sure on any of the last statements just something that I'm thinking.

GOOD LUCK and hope that you have a lot of backup for everything.

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Re: Software Upgrade

Postby salt6 » Fri Feb 24, 2012 11:08 pm

We only lost images when I moved to a new host and when we had a major attack. This is just basic software update.


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Re: Software Upgrade

Postby DARIVS ARCHITECTVS » Sat Feb 25, 2012 2:38 am

42rocker wrote:Well I don't know if this relevant or not. I know that somehow someone has been popping in and spamming on a certain post. What seems interesting to me on it is that every time that I have seen it there has been no post count or any other info. So this upgrade might be to prevent someone from coming in and taking over the site and trashing everything. Pics were lost in one upgrade but I think that more has been lost due to hacking. Not sure on any of the last statements just something that I'm thinking.

GOOD LUCK and hope that you have a lot of backup for everything.

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Okay, THAT is a good reason: Security. But there has to be a way of saving the hard earned pics!
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Re: Software Upgrade

Postby 42rocker » Sat Feb 25, 2012 9:00 am

That's why the words hope you have backup and the big words "GOOD LUCK"

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Re: Software Upgrade

Postby 42rocker » Sun Feb 26, 2012 1:24 am

Well my guess is that the new software is on us and hopefully nothing big has changed. My screen colors are different and a chat room button now shows up on my screen. I'll try the new colors which are grey for a while as I think that this gives me a chat room button. Might have to change back if too many folks do their posts in yellow. Yellow posts are a pain in the butt to read.

Thanks for the website and all of it's info.

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Re: Software Upgrade

Postby salt6 » Sun Feb 26, 2012 10:08 am

Got the main code installed. Just need to do some house keeping. :wnana:
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Re: Software Upgrade

Postby salt6 » Mon Feb 27, 2012 12:01 am

Ok, had a little problem this afternoon and the site went down. Got it back and just need to add some of the mods back. :wnana:
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Re: Software Upgrade

Postby 42rocker » Mon Feb 27, 2012 11:11 am

Looks Good so far. Hope that all goes well.

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Re: Software Upgrade

Postby jcmg42 » Mon Feb 27, 2012 8:12 pm

Previously the 'sticky' section was separate from 'topics' on the first page of the forums. Now there is just the 'sticky' header and you have to look to see where the stickies stop and the regular topics begin.

In case you hadn't noticed that.
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Re: Software Upgrade

Postby salt6 » Mon Feb 27, 2012 8:55 pm

jcmg42 wrote:Previously the 'sticky' section was separate from 'topics' on the first page of the forums. Now there is just the 'sticky' header and you have to look to see where the stickies stop and the regular topics begin.

In case you hadn't noticed that.


Ah, the little things that need to be done. :wnana:

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Re: Software Upgrade

Postby 42rocker » Mon Feb 27, 2012 9:18 pm

You can do it....

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Re: Software Upgrade

Postby jcmg42 » Mon Feb 27, 2012 10:57 pm

You so have to get one of these,.. only $25 on amazon...

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Re: Software Upgrade

Postby jcmg42 » Mon Feb 27, 2012 11:20 pm

Hey, I just noticed the url= works. Its without quotes here, with elsewhere, but turns out the other forum didn't need the quotes so now I've some formatting to do!!
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Re: Software Upgrade

Postby salt6 » Wed Feb 29, 2012 11:56 am

No updates last night due to the local storms.
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Re: Software Upgrade

Postby Bill » Wed Feb 29, 2012 7:34 pm

OK
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Re: Software Upgrade

Postby salt6 » Sun Mar 11, 2012 11:42 am

Almost finished. :mrgreen: I have an alter ego I have to keep up. :bnija:


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Re: Software Upgrade

Postby 42rocker » Sun Mar 11, 2012 4:05 pm

See the posts I have to wonder if Bil got an "L" back? Seeing Bill with 3 posts with 6 stars makes me think about it. Is this the real, old Bill back or ????

Software upgrade looks good so far. Good Luck with the rest. And hope that everything gets backed up offen.

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