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Postby bubbie on Sat Oct 27, 2018 2:18 am

fallstaff wrote:It was my understanding that the site will degrade and ultimately self-destruct when codeblue reaches 50,000 posts. No worries, everything is proceeding as planned.

#banblue #saveEB
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Postby fallstaff on Sat Oct 27, 2018 11:06 pm

^ haha, I don't think there's a fix. Pretty sure there's a self-destruct mechanism built into the code. Another Y2K problem and that was real too.
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Postby binky79 on Sat Oct 27, 2018 11:29 pm

Hope they didnt pay that design firm 'Friends & Family'.
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Postby bubbie on Sun Oct 28, 2018 1:20 am

^ Luls. A post in the call out thread is in order.

fallstaff wrote:^ haha, I don't think there's a fix. Pretty sure there's a self-destruct mechanism built into the code. Another Y2K problem and that was real too.

Ha. Almost a week ago (man, this site has been broken for a while) in the random posts thread:
bubbie wrote:Pretty sure the site is acting up more and more the closer Blue gets to 50,000. I am convinced it will be the end of EB if he hits 50,000. Don’t do it Blue! It’s like Y2K all over again. Jebus save us all!

P.S. Bets on what his 50,000th post will be? What comes after “God” (that’s why the site is acting up)?


P.S. Wish the old site was up without glitching. Can't say I really care about changing it into something "better".
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Postby bubbie on Sun Oct 28, 2018 1:29 am

questkid32 wrote:If this site goes belly up, are there other sites people will migrate to?

My question as well. Any other places aside from Facebook groups and the "so street" forum?
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Postby kschumac09 on Sun Oct 28, 2018 11:53 am

Seriously what the hell is going on? I work in tech/e-commerce and all the issues this site is experiencing should take the afternoon to clear up. Hire someone, drop $500-1000 and fix it, otherwise sell it someone who can actually handle running a basic website.
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Postby Evolution on Sun Oct 28, 2018 12:07 pm

kschumac09 wrote:Seriously what the hell is going on? I work in tech/e-commerce and all the issues this site is experiencing should take the afternoon to clear up. Hire someone, drop $500-1000 and fix it, otherwise sell it someone who can actually handle running a basic website.


More strongly worded than my previous post, but I agree with the sentiment. None of these issues should exist today. Contract a reputable party for a one-time migration to AWS, charge members a small monthly fee to cover expenses. Call it a day.

If you want to enlist some members with technical experience to look behind the curtain and make some recommendations, I’m sure folks would be willing to help.
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Postby SPAC04 on Sun Oct 28, 2018 12:09 pm

^^^^^^
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Postby ifonly216 on Sun Oct 28, 2018 12:41 pm

How long has it been since a "mod" has at least given a update? That's to long. Did they take the money and run or get burned by someone?
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Postby fredo on Sun Oct 28, 2018 8:03 pm

heard Banksy did this
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Postby ajmmck on Sun Oct 28, 2018 8:33 pm

ifonly216 wrote:How long has it been since a "mod" has at least given a update? That's to long. Did they take the money and run or get burned by someone?

They cant work out how to navigate the new website style to do so...
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Postby wottagunn on Sun Oct 28, 2018 9:01 pm

I hold hope that it will be fixed, but the bigger issue is that members are dropping like flies now.
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Postby YellowBedwetter on Sun Oct 28, 2018 9:30 pm

Also unable to send private messages to work out Sales/trades - anyone else having same problem, or is it possible that it’s on a per listing basis?

EDIT: I SEE IMAGES AGAIN....HALLELUJAH

EDIT EDIT: Images are gone again...was that a test or a mindf*ck??
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Postby fallstaff on Sun Oct 28, 2018 9:41 pm

bubbie wrote: What comes after “God” (that’s why the site is acting up)?

"No more gods, no more masters."
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Postby rubberneck on Sun Oct 28, 2018 10:34 pm

My expectations are so low that multiple attempts to post are not frustrating me cos I can see a structured page with a color palette I recognize...
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