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So....the site?

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Is it just gone?

Looked like the forum had vanished earlier today too and we were panicking in the Discord a little. So I'm relieved this is still here at least, although I don't know how viable this is going to be in the long run if the site itself is dead.

At least between Delron and the IFDB all the games should be safe....although I guess that's it for online play of this is really it.
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According to whois, the registration for the hostname hasn't changed, so at least it's not a case of domain name squatters.

My guess is that Campbell let the payment for hosting slip, but he still controls the name.
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I think this has happened before (something similar at least) but the site came back, so hopefully Campbell will sort it out soon.
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The forum itself is still down by the way for anyone using https instead of http. Some browsers default to that (I was told http is older and less secure) so there might be regulars that can't find their way back here unless they think to change it.
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I have been in touch with Campbell and he is working on it, so don't worry :yeah:
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Denk, while you're talking to him, Mazdark was asking if it was possible to get the code for the forum and the DB with it? He could replicate it on the same server his back up online play thing is on so if anything happened to this place permanently we'd still have an archive.
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Lumin wrote:Denk, while you're talking to him, Mazdark was asking if it was possible to get the code for the forum and the DB with it? He could replicate it on the same server his back up online play thing is on so if anything happened to this place permanently we'd still have an archive.
I will ask him - hopefully he will reply. :)
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Thanks!

We're tossing around a few ideas in the Discord right now for a bit more involvement/organization on the community side of things. Right now we have a backup site for games and a backup server, so even in a worst case scenario it wouldn't be the end of the world, but it's everybody just acting alone without a lot of communication or coordination right now.
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A little update on the Adrift website.
Denk has been in touch with Campbell, and received this reply.


"Hi Kenneth,
Thanks for letting me know. I got in touch with my hosting provider, and they had done an update on their systems and messed up my websites. They’ve raised it as an urgent issue, so hopefully will be up again soon.
Cheers,
Campbell"

Fingers crossed.
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And then my site, Delron, goes down! It must be catching. Thanks Lumin for the heads up.
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I am having big difficulties posting on the forum. If you read this it means that I succeeded, but I have tried several times to create a new topic without luck. If it works now, it may work posting in existing threads(?)

If the rest of you have the same problem, we must try to get hold of Campbell to fix this.
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Testing "Quick Reply"....
EDIT: Testing edit.
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Looks like it works now, Denk.
If you experience troubles, please send me an email, pm or text and I'll pass it on to Campbell.
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What exactly was happening? Were you getting an error or were the buttons not working or what? And was it a computer or some other device?
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Lumin wrote: Thu Jul 22, 2021 2:19 pm What exactly was happening? Were you getting an error or were the buttons not working or what? And was it a computer or some other device?
Apparently, it is only me who experience this, and only on my Windows 10 laptop, not on my Android phone. When I have written or edited a post on the forum, I click "preview" or "submit". Then the text I have written just disappears and I have to start all over. Sometimes I have to try 10 times before it works.

But it seems I have similar problems elsewhere on the website. For instance, if I want to change the board style in the User Control Panel, I select the wanted board style and click submit. Often, when I do that, my choice is reset and I have to select the wanted style again and click submit again. Sometimes it works the first time but sometimes it first works the second or third time I try.
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