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Downtime?... What downtime? Mar. 6th, 2005 @ 09:52 AM Reply

On occasion we need to take the site down for maintenance and today was one such occasion. In preparation for the load balancer, some network re-shuffling needed to be done including the replacement of our core switch. The network administration for the site isn't a full-time job so when such tasks need to be done, I enlist the help of a friend of mine. As of 9:30pm last night, we were all set for the 8am-noon window to complete the work. However, at around 6am I received a call from my friend saying that he was at the hospital with his very pregnant, for the time being anyway, wife. In retrospect, she was due in a week so maybe we were cutting it a little close.

Anywho, no planned downtime for today. Hopefully we can get it done in the next week or two once the new grandparents show up to help the new parents out. In the meantime, Good Luck Scott!

To summarize: D'Oh!.... Can't fight nature I guess.

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Response to Downtime?... What downtime? Mar. 6th, 2005 @ 09:55 AM Reply

Oh, that's what was wrong. Thanks for letting us know. We were all wondering why the site wasn't down. Oh well, as long as we know, it's okay and I understand.


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Response to Downtime?... What downtime? Mar. 6th, 2005 @ 09:55 AM Reply

Heh thats good because i was really in the mood to browse Ng today, and to the jerk who said "1st" read the rules.


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Response to Downtime?... What downtime? Mar. 6th, 2005 @ 09:55 AM Reply

I woke up early to deposit my experience for nothing? Ah, well.

At 3/6/05 09:54 AM, terqui wrote: 1st

Twat.


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Response to Downtime?... What downtime? Mar. 6th, 2005 @ 09:56 AM Reply

Yay, no downtime for NG. Hopefully you can do it during the week when people are at school or work.

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Response to Downtime?... What downtime? Mar. 6th, 2005 @ 09:56 AM Reply

At 3/6/05 09:55 AM, McPaper wrote: Heh thats good because i was really in the mood to browse Ng today, and to the jerk who said "1st" read the rules.

pissed cuz i posted before you, i think so.

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Response to Downtime?... What downtime? Mar. 6th, 2005 @ 09:57 AM Reply

Now that's great news.


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Response to Downtime?... What downtime? Mar. 6th, 2005 @ 09:57 AM Reply

Tim posts?

I thought it was just regular winter chillyness, not hell freezing over...


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Response to Downtime?... What downtime? Mar. 6th, 2005 @ 09:57 AM Reply

Alright awesome, I hate it when NG is down. Nuffin else to do on the internet.

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Response to Downtime?... What downtime? Mar. 6th, 2005 @ 09:58 AM Reply

NO NOT DOWNTIME!!


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Response to Downtime?... What downtime? Mar. 6th, 2005 @ 09:59 AM Reply

Good luck to Scott...

I was a bit gobsmacked when i first saw this topic, I was like 'OMG, Tim has posted!', a very rare occasion indeed.


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Response to Downtime?... What downtime? Mar. 6th, 2005 @ 09:59 AM Reply

lol I knew something was wrong

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Response to Downtime?... What downtime? Mar. 6th, 2005 @ 10:00 AM Reply

ujnmuiklmyujkmiup to help the new parents out. In the meantime, Good Luck Scott!


To summarize: D'Oh!.... Can't fight nature I guess.
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Response to Downtime?... What downtime? Mar. 6th, 2005 @ 10:00 AM Reply

At 3/6/05 09:54 AM, terqui wrote: 1st

you beat me

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Response to Downtime?... What downtime? Mar. 6th, 2005 @ 10:00 AM Reply

Pssh, there is no pregnant friend. This was all a trick to lure us awy from NG, but when you saw that people were still visiting you had a change of plans.
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Response to Downtime?... What downtime? Mar. 6th, 2005 @ 10:01 AM Reply

To summarize: D'Oh!.... Can't fight nature I guess.

I have a pair of calipers and some rubber gloves that says otherwise.

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Response to Downtime?... What downtime? Mar. 6th, 2005 @ 10:01 AM Reply

Good to hear. What kind of advantages/changes will this maintenance bring? Faster load times?
Im just hoping its down while Im not online...


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Response to Downtime?... What downtime? Mar. 6th, 2005 @ 10:02 AM Reply

Congrats to the new parents.

And to Tim posting a news topic. o.O


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Response to Downtime?... What downtime? Mar. 6th, 2005 @ 10:04 AM Reply

Well, I was begining to wonder what had happened to this mysterious scheduled downtime. Thanks for the info.


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Response to Downtime?... What downtime? Mar. 6th, 2005 @ 10:06 AM Reply

At 3/6/05 10:02 AM, Dave wrote: Congrats to the new parents.

And to Tim posting a news topic. o.O

I have a question for you. Can I use your sig as mine?

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Response to Downtime?... What downtime? Mar. 6th, 2005 @ 10:17 AM Reply

At 3/6/05 09:54 AM, terqui wrote: 1st

You know for makign a totaly pointless first post, you know what happens.
I don't care you go for the first post, at least make it a worth while post.

So that is what happend.

When a baby wants out it wants out.

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Response to Downtime?... What downtime? Mar. 6th, 2005 @ 10:32 AM Reply

Well...I think this is some good news, but I am still anxious on finding out the winners for the Top 5 flash of february. I thought Tom was going to announce it after the site was back up.


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Response to Downtime?... What downtime? Mar. 6th, 2005 @ 10:37 AM Reply

At 3/6/05 09:52 AM, Tim wrote: Good Luck Scott!

My name is scott.


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Response to Downtime?... What downtime? Mar. 6th, 2005 @ 10:47 AM Reply

Have my babies, Tim the [7] Post Admin!

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Response to Downtime?... What downtime? Mar. 6th, 2005 @ 10:50 AM Reply

26th

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Response to Downtime?... What downtime? Mar. 6th, 2005 @ 10:52 AM Reply

At 3/6/05 10:50 AM, o__O wrote: 26th

YES, HWO ABOUT THEM BABIES HMM?

What spam? >_<

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Response to Downtime?... What downtime? Mar. 6th, 2005 @ 10:53 AM Reply

yay tim!

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Response to Downtime?... What downtime? Mar. 6th, 2005 @ 10:54 AM Reply

Wow. A front page post... by tim?!
Hahah I remember posting in one of the only topic Tim replied in, I feel special now.
Anyways good luck to your friend, and tell him not to shake his baby, or he'll cause him some serious brain damage.


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Response to Downtime?... What downtime? Mar. 6th, 2005 @ 10:54 AM Reply

lol i didn't know tim was lvl 5. kool no down time today then.


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Response to Downtime?... What downtime? Mar. 6th, 2005 @ 10:59 AM Reply

You should stop posting, it's making you look less cool. I mean, look at me, I'm hardly the epitome of cool.