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Offline Klaus

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New forum announcement
« on: March 29, 2020, 08:33:56 PM »
Dear TV Smith Supporters, TUTS!

in order to make this forum full functional again and get new members etc,
we are going to replace this forum with a new one.
We won't migrate any messages or accounts.
You actually have to create new accounts and rebuild your reputation.
For some this might be the chance for a clean cut. ;-)

Please comment!

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Offline FredNoTimeToBe2021

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Re: New forum announcement
« Reply #1 on: March 29, 2020, 09:18:25 PM »
So, that'll be the third version I think?!

When are you looking at doing this please Klaus?

Also, will this old version still be accessible? Some sections, like those about Dave and Alan, mean a lot to some of us.

Stay well, Fred.
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Re: New forum announcement
« Reply #2 on: March 30, 2020, 08:58:14 AM »
When will this probably happen?

in order to make this forum full functional again and get new members etc,
we are going to replace this forum with a new one.

Well I do welcome the idea of making it possible for new members to join! That's been missing for years.

I'm ready to make the cut - at least for the first few months, I'd prefer not to be a Mod on the new one.

Maybe I can hide my identity behind a new nick?  ;)
But I will probably be posting about the Cure and then Fred will know who I am.  ;D
« Last Edit: March 30, 2020, 09:00:39 AM by Uli »
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Re: New forum announcement
« Reply #3 on: March 30, 2020, 09:23:00 AM »
Hi,
I am one of those that have been absent from this site for a while as my excuse is that there is just so much going on in life that I really haven't had much time to be honest.
I do appreciate this site that has a small but loyal fan base and do their upmost to maintain it, long may it continue in one form or another.
I would just ask that all the useful, informative, and historical data is not lost forever and is somehow transferred or accessible to new and old members alike.
Best Wishes from North Wales and hope to maintain a part of this family.
Dave

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Re: New forum announcement
« Reply #4 on: March 30, 2020, 11:21:03 AM »
I've see things you people wouldn't believe on this Forum...

All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain. Time to die.




Unless this old Forum is mothballed but still accessible to view I don't think I'll bother.
I won't be able to remember all these things.
Wiping all the history seems like vandalism.

Sad.

Offline FredNoTimeToBe2021

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Re: New forum announcement
« Reply #5 on: March 30, 2020, 12:01:40 PM »
Welcome back Dave - and I hope things are going as well as they can be with you and yours at this uncertain time.

I'm with Ken on this one. Can you lock this Forum, but still make it accessible please Klaus? I remember you doing this with the old Forum.

This current forum is FAR easier to navigate/find old posts on than the original one, so I do think that people would appreciate this. I must confess that I always smile when I post in a thread started by, or containing posts from, Dave/C5 and Alan. It makes me think that they are still with us somehow - even if it's only virtually.
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Re: New forum announcement
« Reply #6 on: March 30, 2020, 12:13:42 PM »
Agree with Fred et al, would be great to be able to look back on the older stuff whilst being part of a brave new dawn. Stay safe chaps x

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Re: New forum announcement
« Reply #7 on: March 30, 2020, 03:47:33 PM »
Thanks for your feedback!  :)

Yes, the old data will be kept available in read-only mode.
I might set up the new forum next weekend.
There's another surprise in the works by TV.

Cheers
Klaus

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Offline FredNoTimeToBe2021

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Re: New forum announcement
« Reply #8 on: March 30, 2020, 10:58:01 PM »
Thanks Klaus and Tim!
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Re: New forum announcement
« Reply #9 on: March 31, 2020, 12:56:04 PM »
Yes, the old data will be kept available in read-only mode.

Alright, sounds good.

(Or maybe you'll delete the posts from me, Tj and Fred, so the dataload won't be too big!)  :P

There's another surprise in the works by TV.

Good news, looking forward to it!  8)
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Offline FredNoTimeToBe2021

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Re: New forum announcement
« Reply #10 on: March 31, 2020, 02:03:14 PM »
TJ?
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Re: New forum announcement
« Reply #11 on: March 31, 2020, 03:17:55 PM »
TJ?

Hard to believe: despite his long absence from this forum, he's still the one with the most posts!
(And when did you overtake me??)
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Re: New forum announcement
« Reply #12 on: March 31, 2020, 03:26:06 PM »
I don't know as I haven't noticed how many posts I've made since I marked reaching post 1234 with one about The Ramones! I've also had several prolonged spells away from the forum, but none as long as TJ.

He DID pop up not so very long ago - and he'll probably want the last word! :) ;) :D ;D 8) ::) :P
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Re: New forum announcement
« Reply #13 on: April 02, 2020, 03:34:41 PM »
He DID pop up not so very long ago - and he'll probably want the last word!

Hurry up Tj, before Klaus closes it down and starts the new one!  8)
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Re: New forum announcement
« Reply #14 on: April 02, 2020, 08:23:01 PM »
I'm happy to go with the flow.

Not that I have a choice of course but I trust in those who do  :)
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