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Old Mar 28 2006, 10:06 AM   #121
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Old Mar 28 2006, 10:08 AM   #122
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*slaps Crispy silly(er)*

You wouldn't say that if you were the one barred from the KT for 7 straight days!
Since October I have had only one day a week on the KT normally! Only occasionally have I had the chance for more!
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I know Crispy! :hugs: I was poking fun at you!
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Old Mar 28 2006, 10:20 AM   #124
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I hope you can get back on soon, Atty!
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So do I! :sad:
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well, this is just too much of a coincidence. I was able to get in this morning until 1020 am (1120 EST). But then it stopped.

Seeing as how the few other times I was able to get in got stopped on the 20-30minutes-after-the-hour, this would seem to suggest that a DoS attack affecting something along my connectity link to the site is going on. If a router was intermittantly going tits-up, there should have been a little more randomness to my window of access.
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Old Mar 28 2006, 03:19 PM   #127
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I'm in right this moment, but I've got to go eat, so I've no idea if the link will still work when I get back
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Old Mar 28 2006, 06:31 PM   #128
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Wouldn’t ya just know it? I tried to check in today for the first time in … gosh, over a year at least. Oh well, perhaps I’ll try again in another year.

Still, since I’m here, I might as well have a look around…
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Chris, you do know, dont you, there's a different access into a member owned site now do you?
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Um, no idea what that means, Lily, but I just tried my bookmark again and got right in. Go figure.

And I lied, it's been slightly less than a year since my last visit, April 4, 2005, and there're 192,404 new posts since then. That's a lot to catch up on!
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Um, no idea what that means, Lily, but I just tried my bookmark again and got right in. Go figure.

And I lied, it's been slightly less than a year since my last visit, April 4, 2005, and there're 192,404 new posts since then. That's a lot to catch up on!
pull up a Hienz factory, dudette...you've got a LOT of to swim in

that is....if you can get in....

the good news is that it does seem to be more accessible than the last few days, but sporatic drops are still there, and they seem to concentrate on the bottom of the hour.
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Old Mar 28 2006, 08:34 PM   #132
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Old Mar 28 2006, 11:03 PM   #133
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So I'm here. *sigh*
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for my fellow NKT-less

<-- we need one of these ...
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Old Mar 29 2006, 01:13 AM   #135
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*hugs back*

And yes, we do need that. heehee
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Old Mar 29 2006, 06:52 AM   #136
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Leah, thank the stars that at least YOU seem to know me better than some others.
As Hans pointed out, there is little we can do but work with the info we have, as that was woefully little until Cheryl kindly enlightened us, am I to be blamed for being annoyed at a company that as far as we were all told moved us without reason? If someone had explained the WHYS and not just the BECAUSE THEY DID IT, I am sure there would be less annoyed people, totally frustrated, but not so annoyed they feel like exploding.
I can't even begin to understand how much this must be annoying the Hosts at AMCF, but I do understand part of the frustration.

Tony, thank you for posting those, I guess it's just my computer's fault that it won't work.

Cheryl, I apologise for the use of language, had I thought it would have been censored (though I thought it was mild enough to be ok) I would never have posted it.

There, is that me all prostrated and apologetic enough, or do I have to humiliate myself that LITTLE bit more?
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is that me all prostrated and apologetic enough, or do I have to humiliate myself that LITTLE bit more?
Hm..a bit more please.....and this time sound as if you mean it!
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Keep trying them, Plat.
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Old Mar 29 2006, 07:04 AM   #139
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There, is that me all prostrated and apologetic enough, or do I have to humiliate myself that LITTLE bit more?
Just a LEETLE bit...

*runs*

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Tony, what I wish to say to you would be 'bleeped' immediately, so I shall stick with

Crispy, someday you and I will meet. Be afraid. Be VERY afraid.
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Old Mar 29 2006, 07:19 AM   #141
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Cheryl, I apologise for the use of language, had I thought it would have been censored (though I thought it was mild enough to be ok) I would never have posted it.

There, is that me all prostrated and apologetic enough, or do I have to humiliate myself that LITTLE bit more?
Hmmm, I suppose that was enough prostration...for now... (do I hafta kiss you like Tony did?)
*pats Plat on the head and gives her a *

I can't entirely say why I decided that language was a bit much, but clearly it rubbed me the wrong way and I decided to take it out; I think it just seemed a bit undeservedly harsh at the time and still got your sentiment across just fine when starred out. And you'll note I was goofy enough to censor myself in my reply. *shrugs* Don't worry about it, I've not written your name down on the naughty user list or anything!


I will say to everyone that it's getting a bit old to listen to complaining about AMCF being down, enough that I've seriously contemplated locking this topic. I get that some folks are quite distresseda about AMCF being down, and MoM is quite happy to open it's doors to those in AMCF withdrawal, even knowing that most will disappear once AMCF is back up (though everyone is welcome to stay!). But it's really the height of boorish behavior to moan about where you'd rather be than here.

Until the hosts have a status update, or the site is finally fully back online as it should be, there's really not much more to say about it.
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Old Mar 29 2006, 11:31 AM   #142
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I get that some folks are quite distresseda about AMCF being down, and MoM is quite happy to open it's doors to those in AMCF withdrawal, even knowing that most will disappear once AMCF is back up (though everyone is welcome to stay!). But it's really the height of boorish behavior to moan about where you'd rather be than here.
You know, Cheryl, I would like to apologize for even appearing to take advantage of you and your site. You are a very gracious lady to open your doors (in a figurative sense of course) and shelter us when the NKT is down.

I do enjoy your site, and as I explained before, I feel badly that I'm not so good about visiting other sites.

Thank you for your help and for your hospitality.
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Old Mar 29 2006, 01:15 PM   #143
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Wouldn’t ya just know it? I tried to check in today for the first time in … gosh, over a year at least. Oh well, perhaps I’ll try again in another year.

Still, since I’m here, I might as well have a look around…
Chris!

Where have you been?! Still on the same island? Wow, good to see you live and posting!
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Old Mar 29 2006, 01:17 PM   #144
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So I'm here. *sigh*
You've come to the best bulletin board on the freaking net and you sigh???

Oh, am I getting a little obvious? I apologise for that up front (it'll only get worse)
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So I'm here. *sigh*
You make it sound like a bad thing!
At least you can still chat with some of the same people, and there are discussions and games...
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Oh, am I getting a little obvious? I apologise for that up front (it'll only get worse)
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You make it sound like a bad thing!
At least you can still chat with some of the same people, and there are discussions and games...

I never wanted to make it seem like I was JUST here because AMCF is down. A lot has been happening lately and I really haven't been anywhere lately. I really do appreciate being able to come somewhere and chat with people... I've just had a lot on my plate and, well.... I guess my point is that I didn't mean to seem ungrateful.

I really didn't.
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Cheryl, thank you very much for that basic explanation - I actually understood it, and I know NOTHING about how the internet works! I think there'll be a little less venting now that it's not such a mystery.

Of course, the school computers I use aren't having any trouble at all since the first day it was down...
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Old Mar 29 2006, 08:43 PM   #148
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Tsk.


Cheryl, I would not blame you a bit for locking this thread.

I am embarrased for the way the AMCF members are acting.

This is a nice site, and it has much to offer.

AMCF is _not_ the only place on the internet.


All I know for sure is: We are having issues with our server. We were moved to something called an abuse server. We need to do some upgrades, and remove I do not know what. And yet, we are having problmes with this.

Now. Everyone understand?? Of course not. I can not explain what I do not understand myself.

We are doing the best we can to fix this problem. We are working as fast as we can. Some of us work for a living. This means anything web site related comes AFTER work.

When we get the place up and running again, we will be happy to post what we know.
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Though I do check in here and post in this thread daily, I have been looking around various areas and even hopped into the chat room once until my comp decided it didn't want me in there lol.
I like having this thread opened as a place to check the progress of others I know havn't been able to get there the same as I havn't for the entire time. It sure beats me trying to get to AMCF over and over.
When it comes down to it as a general forum I acctually prefer the atmosphere here I just miss my rp and critter stuff over there. I'll never be that active a poster but don't think you won't see me lurking around once AMCF is back up.
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Like I said, my "So I'm here" post was more like a "So... I finally made my way to the internet with what little energy I have.. I'm alive. Woopie."

It was in NO way, shape, or form meant to be an insult to this site or a way of saying "Oh geez.. the KT is down so I GUESS I'll have to come here in the meantime."

I'm sorry if it was construed that way.
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I think you meant me Cheryl. As far as I can tell I'm the only one who said so outright! And I appologise. You are correct. It was rude of me. However, to each their own. No place can be everything to all people.
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Dunno if this'll help anyone, but if you have an email from a PM alert in you inbox, try that, 9 days since I been able to get on, but with the PM email I can get into my PM box for a few seconds before it kicks me out.
O the joys!

Least I managed to get the address I needed tho.
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Oh, I got in a post ot two yesterday. Was nice to read one page of the Willet! lol!
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Ooo congratulations!
Thankfully this downtime has served to get me back into not being a total sadcase that sits on one site all day every day.
*Whispers*
I actually read a book in 3 hours the other day, and just this morning I volountarily went into the kitchen to rearrange the stuff in there!
May just remain off the KT, I get more housework and reading done without the KT
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lol! I've chopped and changed my day to include the KT. Without it, a large part of my day remains unfilled. It's hard to find something to fill it with when for almost three years you followed that routine!
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*Grins* I think my dependancy has shifted now.
I like it here
Don't seem to have the same atmosphere of backstabbing that there is at many of the sites I came to love. That and I just LOVE the chat room lol
Well! I am gonna go sort out the kitchen now, waiting for the cookies to finish cooking
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I find that i'm not missing the KT as much as i'm missing the people and most that I miss i see here
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Hey Lisa! :hugs:
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