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Testing, testing...

Post by Cody » Mon Jan 15, 2018 5:57 pm

We seem to be back, although I'm currently unable to log-in as Admin. You got the same, Big D?
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Re: Testing, testing...

Post by Disembodied » Mon Jan 15, 2018 6:09 pm

Same here, yes … trying to log on to admin brings up the "catchable fatal error" alert. Maybe just a matter of time?

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Re: Testing, testing...

Post by Cody » Mon Jan 15, 2018 6:21 pm

<nods> Yes, hopefully. Giles was in earlier, so he's probably not finished yet.
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Re: Testing, testing...

Post by Cmd Northgate » Mon Jan 15, 2018 6:23 pm

Glad the BB is back, I was missing it!

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Re: Testing, testing...

Post by Commander_X » Tue Jan 16, 2018 4:27 am

Whew, after a 5 (!) days gap in posts (RSS browser here), I was looking to re-contribute to the tumbleweed thread when this popped up :)

... Maybe we'll have quotes with references now?! (one can only hope :wink: )

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Re: Testing, testing...

Post by Smivs » Tue Jan 16, 2018 7:22 am

Commander_X wrote:
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... Maybe we'll have quotes with references now?! (one can only hope :wink: )
Nope :P
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Re: Testing, testing...

Post by Getafix » Tue Jan 16, 2018 12:04 pm

Disembodied wrote:
Mon Jan 15, 2018 6:09 pm
Same here, yes … trying to log on to admin brings up the "catchable fatal error" alert. Maybe just a matter of time?
Is this still happening?
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Re: Testing, testing...

Post by Disembodied » Tue Jan 16, 2018 12:27 pm

Getafix wrote:
Tue Jan 16, 2018 12:04 pm
Disembodied wrote:
Mon Jan 15, 2018 6:09 pm
Same here, yes … trying to log on to admin brings up the "catchable fatal error" alert. Maybe just a matter of time?
Is this still happening?
Yes, I'm afraid so … the queue of spambots awaiting execution is growing longer. Apologies to all the bots concerned - your custom is important to us, and we will destroy you as soon as possible. :)

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Re: Testing, testing...

Post by Cody » Tue Jan 16, 2018 1:02 pm

Apologies to all the bots concerned - your custom is important to us, and we will destroy you as soon as possible.
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Re: Testing, testing...

Post by Getafix » Tue Jan 16, 2018 1:58 pm

Disembodied wrote:
Tue Jan 16, 2018 12:27 pm
Apologies to all the bots concerned - your custom is important to us, and we will destroy you as soon as possible. :)
:lol: :lol: :lol:

I have tried to contact The Master and Commander on that security issue; message in a bottle style. :P
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Re: Testing, testing...

Post by another_commander » Tue Jan 16, 2018 3:38 pm

Cody wrote:
Tue Jan 16, 2018 1:02 pm
Apologies to all the bots concerned - your custom is important to us, and we will destroy you as soon as possible.
Classic!
Indeed. This is Customer Service that sets the bar to stratospheric heights.

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Re: Testing, testing...

Post by spud42 » Wed Jan 17, 2018 9:30 am

Yes, I'm afraid so … the queue of spambots awaiting execution is growing longer. Apologies to all the bots concerned - your custom is important to us, and we will destroy you as soon as possible. :)
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Re: Testing, testing...

Post by Disembodied » Wed Jan 17, 2018 5:54 pm

It's possible to slap a ban on the bots, which muzzles them, but I'm still not able to delete them. So we currently have a queue of mute spambots just sitting there, held in a ghastly, grey, twilight limbo, all their Cyrillic blandishments unreleased … heartbreaking, in its own way. :(

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Re: Testing, testing...

Post by Cody » Wed Jan 17, 2018 6:36 pm

I can disapprove their posts, but not ban them - my Moderator permissions are limited. Some forums I know don't delete them, they merely ban them, leaving the poor dears in the aforementioned ghastly, grey, twilight limbo for eternity - and of course, inflating the said forum's member count.
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Re: Testing, testing...

Post by Smivs » Wed Jan 17, 2018 9:35 pm

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