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IMPORTANT ! Site update

Post by dukster64 » January 14th 2017 - 4:19 am

Hi everyone - long time no see ! :buds:

You may have noticed the board was non-functional over the last couple days - this was due to a conflict between our server's configuration and an outdated version of the forum software.
To fix this issue and enable the site to work, I've had to do a full update - so I'm happy to say that :
we are now running the latest version of phpBB

That's the positive news - now the bad :
Phpbb3.2 is incompatible with all the various mods and themes that I had installed over the years... so you will notice that the site looks and feels very different.
There is no shoutbox as of yet, the theme is back to the standard default, and various other bells and whistles are gone (maybe for good - depends on what supported mods are available now and in the future)

As of today, the only mod working is the ed2k parser (which enables the board to handle the posting/displaying of ed2k links).
I will be popping in all next weeks to try to add some functions back into the site... so expect bugs and downtime in the coming days (although I will try to keep that down to the minimum.

Sorry for the inconvenience folks !

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Re: IMPORTANT ! Site update

Post by unusual » January 14th 2017 - 6:05 am

Good job, it should not have been easy this update of phbBB. :hmm:
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Re: IMPORTANT ! Site update

Post by hrmwrm » January 14th 2017 - 10:44 am

updates always seem to be a problem with compatibility. thanks for getting it operating again.
whatever you can get us back is all you can do.
keeping it running trouble free is more important than too many mods.
thanks for coming back for this duks.
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Re: IMPORTANT ! Site update

Post by moeke » January 14th 2017 - 11:21 am

thanks for all the things your doing for the site . glad it is back and running again

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Re: IMPORTANT ! Site update

Post by Nks » January 14th 2017 - 4:40 pm

Its one of those screwed if you do and screwed if you dont situations...

don't update phpBB enough and you get hacked easily, update it often and eventually you'll lose compatibility with most of the customization that's occurred over the yrs :)

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Re: IMPORTANT ! Site update

Post by sandyp » January 14th 2017 - 7:49 pm

great work dukster64

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Re: IMPORTANT ! Site update

Post by carpe » January 16th 2017 - 5:05 pm

Good Job buddy. Being up is the main thing, the mods will ( or wont) come later. Its a dying style

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Re: IMPORTANT ! Site update

Post by sandyp » January 20th 2017 - 8:44 pm

I miss thee like tab but iam just a grumpy auld jock
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Re: IMPORTANT ! Site update

Post by hrmwrm » January 22nd 2017 - 7:53 pm

i miss bbcode and smilies in quick reply.
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Re: IMPORTANT ! Site update

Post by carpe » January 23rd 2017 - 5:54 pm

hrmwrm wrote:
January 22nd 2017 - 7:53 pm
i miss bbcode and smilies in quick reply.
looking for a fix, they are enabled in reg post outside quick reply

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Re: IMPORTANT ! Site update

Post by moeke » January 23rd 2017 - 6:16 pm

had a look on the other sites but no one has bbcodes in quick reply

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Re: IMPORTANT ! Site update

Post by hrmwrm » January 23rd 2017 - 6:23 pm

this is one of the few boards that did have it. but an operating board is more important and that's what we have.
fh does have it too.
can always go to full reply for smilies.
was just a wish if it's easy.
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Religion is an insult to human dignity. With or without it you would have good people doing good things and evil people doing evil things. But for good people to do evil things, that takes religion.
Steven Weinberg

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