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Old Feb 13 2007, 11:14 AM   #1
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Hiya all,

so I've been and gone again....

Not my fault this time, or my bodies for that matter.

PIPEX, our former (stress on the word former) ISP started messing us about last year, taking payments they shouldn't, and blocking FTP access to our websites. Initally we were told it was down to a new accounting system they had, and a mistake had been made on our account.

That was July.

By December we had no FTP access again, intermitant net access, and still no refund of the monies they had taken in error. So we jumped ship, and moved to Demon. No problems, only PIPEX don't want to seem to let us go... and we've still had no refund from them.

So anyways, I'm kind of back online. Annoyed that I can't update Rukbat3 still, and hoping that things will sort themselves out soon.

Just bewear of PIPEX!
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Old Feb 13 2007, 11:23 AM   #2
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One of my friends had quite a few problems with Pipex a while back with her own site. I know they messed her around quite a lot and there were problems with payments and so forth.

Good to hear you're more or less back though...^^

(-Is very glad she's never had a problem with her internet connection or her website hoster/ftp)
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Old Feb 13 2007, 02:10 PM   #3
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good to see that you're back. Pity about pipex though!
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Old Feb 13 2007, 02:59 PM   #4
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Despite that it was not nice news you had to bring I am just very glad to at least read a post by your hand again, Jayru!
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Aren't they supposed to be rolling out a wireless network in Milton Keynes or something?
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Welcome back! Hopefully you'll be able to stick around long enough for me to get to know you this time
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Nice to see you Jay! I hope your new ISP lets you stick around a while this time!

*edible confetti to celebrate the occasion*
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Aren't they supposed to be rolling out a wireless network in Milton Keynes or something?
Nick was looking at this I think.... I will talk to him tonight and WARN HIM OFF.

MK has enough problems, we don't need lousy internet on top of it.
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Old Feb 15 2007, 06:42 PM   #9
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Asswipes!

Glad to see you back though Jayru.
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Old Feb 19 2007, 01:27 PM   #10
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Well the good new is they have FINALLY stopped trying to block our new ISP from taking over the line, and the domains - which belong to Dave and myself anyway

We have access again. Email, no. But we do have access.

FINALLY I can do something with Rukbat3. I'm in danger of sites dropping the link to it....


Hey, I'll try to hang around long enough for you all to get to know me - although I stupidly started writing again, and doing my usual trick of forgetting to eat, sleep, live etc etc whilst doing so. Dave reminded me to move the other day, so that the dust would at least fall off my shoulders. I do so tend to get wrapped up in what I am doing... And it's going to be a busy few weeks, getting Rukbat3 sorted, finding a place I can get the new Dark Tower comic from, and then enjoying the next Sims2 expansion... not to mention actually finishing a story I start work on.

I do so love being retired at my age and having to invent things to do... Hummm, maybe I should take up hang-gliding Bungy-jumping?

Could always go back and re-read Pern again.... sounds like a better idea....


More soon folks, keep your fingers crossed that PIPEX will FINALLY let us go - AND pay us back the £156.82 they keep promising to pay back!
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good luck!

good to see that nothing really awful's happened

But don't wear yourself out!
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good to see that nothing really awful's happened

But don't wear yourself out!
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