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NikolaiDante

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IMPORTANT: Emergency Message Board now available
« on: 14 January, 2003, 06:53:25 am »
Hi All,

In an effort to cut-down on the time it takes to sort out an outage on this site and to reduce the onset of ThrillSucker infestation, I have created (with Wake's assistance) an Emergency Message Board.



You can access this at : http://www.shergold.org:2000



Please use this ONLY in an emergency as ALL posts are not just displayed on the page but are emailed to me and I also get an SMS sent to my phone.



If there is an outage or other serious problem please consult the board to see if :

     
  • The problem has already been posted

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  • I (or Wake) have posted a response.



You use the message board in exactly the same way as normal, using your username & password. Please note these are case-sensitive.



We have tested it! (thanks to Mecha-Bou & garywilkinson for sending some messages)



Any feedback on the usefulness would be helpful.



Barny Shergold
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Re: IMPORTANT: Emerg...
« Reply #1 on: 14 January, 2003, 07:59:23 am »
Crikey Barny! That's a biggun!

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Re: IMPORTANT: Emerg...
« Reply #2 on: 14 January, 2003, 03:15:11 pm »
How about setting it so that we both get emailed if the gap between the current post and the most recent previous post is at least a day, but not otherwise. That would mean that during outages people could post on it without feeling guilty for clogging up your phone.



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Re: IMPORTANT: Emerg...
« Reply #3 on: 14 January, 2003, 03:22:10 pm »
And I'll take a dim view of anyone who starts playing about with html in thread titles, just because they can.



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Re: IMPORTANT: Emerg...
« Reply #4 on: 14 January, 2003, 05:52:22 pm »
Sorry for deleting your message on the Test thread, Oddboy.

I've just disabled html from thread titles and created a new admin category which automatically gives a larger title. Only 7 users can access it, 2 of which have only ever posted 1 message between them on the board.

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Re: IMPORTANT: Emerg...
« Reply #5 on: 14 January, 2003, 05:55:11 pm »
That's okay.
But watch out, it could be the thin edge of the Starlin shaped wedge.
Better set your phaser to stun.

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Re: IMPORTANT: Emerg...
« Reply #6 on: 14 January, 2003, 06:12:05 pm »
Doesn't it cost Barny money every time he gets sent a text, and therefore every time someone posts a message?

[eeevil grin]

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Re: IMPORTANT: Emergency Message B...
« Reply #7 on: 14 January, 2003, 07:09:24 pm »
See, see? Everyone thought I was the evil one and I never did that sort of thing!

Also, what would qualify as an emergency? Nuclear war? I'm not exactly going to do a post to see if anyone else has noticed while the bombs are falling around me ears...

JK.

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Re: IMPORTANT: Emergency Message B...
« Reply #8 on: 14 January, 2003, 08:02:02 pm »
>the Starlin shaped wedge.

So you're a member of the proletriat, but youre having trouble keeping the doors in the commune from swinging shut. Then you need...

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Re: IMPORTANT: Emergency Message B...
« Reply #9 on: 14 January, 2003, 08:43:57 pm »
Wake - the heading stays glowy on the message index even when you've read the messages...
Better set your phaser to stun.

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Re: IMPORTANT: Emergency Message B...
« Reply #10 on: 14 January, 2003, 08:56:53 pm »
Yes it does.

That's a feature, not a bug.

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Re: IMPORTANT: Emerg...
« Reply #11 on: 15 January, 2003, 05:21:30 am »
>Doesn't it cost Barny money every time he gets >sent a text, and therefore every time someone >posts a message?

>[eeevil grin]

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Re: IMPORTANT: Emerg...
« Reply #12 on: 15 January, 2003, 05:21:49 am »
>Doesn't it cost Barny money every time he gets >sent a text, and therefore every time someone >posts a message?

>[eeevil grin]

No. Free service from Genie

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Re: IMPORTANT: Emergency Message B...
« Reply #13 on: 15 January, 2004, 09:46:25 pm »
Time to bouce this back to the top I think. The site has been down for much of the afternoon.

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Re: IMPORTANT: Emergency Message B...
« Reply #14 on: 15 January, 2004, 09:53:26 pm »
Trouble is, if the sites down, no one can read this message.
Cheers

-Daney