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3dGameMan
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The forum is on hold ATM, because I asked Zach to focus on the site first. Which I shop will be completed sooner rather than later.

bejohnson
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Is this true? (I hope!)

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its from an old state o the site... we will be making some decisions tonight

3dGameMan
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UPDATE: I've decided not to go backward and try to integrate the massive old forum VBB database. Rather, the old database will be archived and we'll move forward with a new totally 100% integrated Drupal site/forum solution. This decision was not made lightly, but we have to move forward. RIP old 3GM forum.

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Oh OK...

Elmex8
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ive been reading in this forum for only a couple of months, but it's still sad that this kind of community is going away. but atleast a new one will rise from the ashes of code of the old forum =D :p

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In the long run this new stuff will be far better and fully integrated. I do miss the old forums, but with some time and hard work we will be better off in the long run. Right now I think Rodney and Zach are trying to figure out what all this is going to cost in order to move ahead. Requires more power than the current server can provide.

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Thanks for all your suggestions BeJohnson... We have our reasons for what we are doing. We recognize that some will greatly miss the vB boards but decisions are made with great deal of thought. We are enabling the old forums for archive purposes and will be cleaning out the current forums here of the the old data. We will be building a better experience going forward for the general audience. :)

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So that means that we won't get our post counts back?

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Post counts are kind of low on the list of things to do, but don't worry Zach will fix that. :)

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1. There needs to be a button for reporting posts that violate the terms of service.

2. Bring profiles and PMing back. Especially for moderators.

If Grand Theft Auto teaches me how to kill, then Need For Speed teaches me how to drive.

undeadkingpr
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Ya there is a huge ADD for insurance right now posted as a topic!

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Profiles and PMing are coming soon. Very soon!

Insurance ad where? ...other than the text link ad, lol ;0

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@undeadkingpr : Ba-leted... :party:

Tiv
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Seriously I've removed so many ads these last few days. Block the account and unchecked the published. :(

undeadkingpr
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It is getting rly anoing...-Need some sort of blocker

3dGameMan
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UPDATE: 3dGameMan is getting a major server upgrade which will translate into a super fast stable site. More details later.

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Yay!

Tiv
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It will be a KICKASS upgrade!

Dell PowerEdge 2950 Server

1. 2 x 2.66ghz Quad-core "Core" Series Xeons
2. 8Gig Ram
3. 4 x 73gig 15k rpm in RAID 1+0


http://www.dell.com/...

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Yes, it's a Dell PowerEdge 2950 baby! With this server and a crazy fast feed, there are many possibilities :)

BTW: The switch from the old slow server to the new server will happen tomorrow. So stay turned...

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The new server is running. I will be doing some data migration tomorrow and the site switch will happen Thursdays evening if everything goes well.

Specs above might be confusing on CPUs... 2 x 2.66ghz Quad-core "Core" Series Xeons, 8gb ram, 4 x 73gb 15k rpm SCSI SAS in RAID10. Should see some vast improvements over the rest of the week...

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sweeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeet!!!!!!!

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Good news and great upgrade. One question though, how come there are so many insurance adds?

d3uS2029
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seriously whats with the spam?

3dGameMan
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Recent SPAM are far as I know is added by humans, not bots.

Tiv
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Zach has a few IP's now.. Sorry about that guys, doing my best to clean them out.

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5th insurance add in last 3 days..