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A Quick Explanation about the outage...

Discussion in 'Site Announcements' started by Yvonne G, Aug 18, 2016.

  1. Yvonne G

    Yvonne G Old Timer TFO Admin 10 Year Member! Platinum Supporter

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    Our Admin, Josh, has the domain set for automatic renewal. For some odd reason, a glitch in the system???, it didn't automatically renew this time. Josh has now remedied the situation, and apologises. It's good to know so many of you depend upon our Forum! I know I was certainly out of sorts when I couldn't get in!
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    bouaboua Well-Known Member TFO Supporter Platinum Supporter

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    This form are part on my family now......I'll be worry sick if I lost the connection with my family.

    I'm glad we are back! ! ! :<3::<3::<3:
  3. dmmj

    dmmj The member formerly known as captain awesome Moderator 5 Year Member

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    it's a good thing he renewed it cuz I was tempted to buy it :)
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    Yvonne G Old Timer TFO Admin 10 Year Member! Platinum Supporter

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    One can only imagine the direction we would take if YOU were our Admin!
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    dmmj The member formerly known as captain awesome Moderator 5 Year Member

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    well I would Rule with an Iron Fist and Lots of demagoguery
  6. Yvonne G

    Yvonne G Old Timer TFO Admin 10 Year Member! Platinum Supporter

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    Hm-m-m..."demagoguery" ***Yvonne switches to a different screen and looks for Google***
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    Yvonne G Old Timer TFO Admin 10 Year Member! Platinum Supporter

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    Oh. I see - "Demagoguery is a manipulative approach — often associated with dictators and sleazy politicians — that appeals to the worst nature of people."

    ***Yvonne wipes brow and says, "Whew!!"***
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    Moozillion Well-Known Member 5 Year Member Platinum Supporter

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    Gosh, we had a CLOSE CALL!!:p
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    bouaboua Well-Known Member TFO Supporter Platinum Supporter

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    With all the photos of our tortoise, food, plants been posted in this forum, do we really need more "demagoguery"???
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    kathyth Well-Known Member 5 Year Member

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    Very funny!!!!
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    Tom The Dog Trainer 5 Year Member

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    I was gonna buy it and give it back to him, just to make sure it didn't fall into the "wrong" hands...


    Ahem... David...
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    BrianWI Well-Known Member 5 Year Member

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    You get weeks after the initial shutdown to pay and get it back. Stealing a domain at expiration is now impossible.
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    dmmj The member formerly known as captain awesome Moderator 5 Year Member

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    here I was waiting for Amazon's domain to expire so I can snatch that up :-(
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    Tom The Dog Trainer 5 Year Member

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    But but but... the Go Daddy website said they had "agents" that would help me take it over...

    We're just joking here. You are supposed to laugh.
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    Wondered why I couldn't login from the computer. I pretty much use the app as its more beneficial with me always on the move and today I have gone into the app no sweat. Had 15mins break at my studio thought I would catch up on the forum and a white screen. My heart nearly sank!! Haha.
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    Hmmmmmmmmmmmmm.:p
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    Wow! Take it easy.:D
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    Thanks very much the explanation Yvonne.:D:<3:
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    I prefer the old days when it WAS the Wild West :D
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    Will Well-Known Member 5 Year Member

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    hahahahahahhahahahahlolololololololo hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahalolololololololololhahahahahahhahahahahahha
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