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Old 01-03-2012, 02:38 PM   #1
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Bluhduh Baldy turned off a couple 'o features

Erem, um, sure is a lot of interest in Dakar! Woulda been nice if I'd anticipated the load but, um, no.

We're rushing around trying to put in faster disk storage to keep the site up but in the meantime I've shut off a few things like displaying who's online on the forum home page to lighten the load.

Sorry for the outages.
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Old 01-03-2012, 02:47 PM   #2
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Did you know all of the links beneath the regionals subforum are broken?

(Okers, blokes, yanks)

This is important stuff, man!
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Old 01-03-2012, 03:24 PM   #3
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Did you know all of the links beneath the regionals subforum are broken?

(Okers, blokes, yanks)

This is important stuff, man!
Yeah, so what they used to lead to was pics of inmates. So nominate 3 fascinating inmates with great pics, popular on the site, point me to the pics and this time I'll put 'em in permanent locations where they don't get nuked.
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Old 01-04-2012, 03:51 AM   #4
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Thanks so much for keeping the site running for us, boss

Yes, the Dakar coverage is growing every year. Apart from the simple fun in following the rally in a way that's not possible anywhere else, be it on the net or on traditional media, you are providing a way for racer's families to get first hand news on their loved ones.
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Old 01-04-2012, 04:11 AM   #5
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Thanks so much for keeping the site running for us, boss

Yes, the Dakar coverage is growing every year. Apart from the simple fun in following the rally in a way that's not possible anywhere else, be it on the net or on traditional media, you are providing a way for racer's families to get first hand news on their loved ones.
+100000000

I think there is no other place where such detailed and up-to-date info on the Dakar can be found. The official dakar website is a mess, as always....

thanks baldy.
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Old 01-04-2012, 05:21 AM   #6
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Erem, um, sure is a lot of interest in Dakar! Woulda been nice if I'd anticipated the load but, um, no.

We're rushing around trying to put in faster disk storage to keep the site up but in the meantime I've shut off a few things like displaying who's online on the forum home page to lighten the load.

Sorry for the outages.
thanks for keeping things running, hopefully the small things turned off won't be missed.

the Dakar coverage via ADV is astounding this year! we've even heard of riders & assistance people IN the race hitting ADV to find out updates on riders that they can't get from ASO... we're becoming the source. it's pretty amazing to watch!

let us know if there's anything additional we can do to keep things running smoothly.
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Old 01-04-2012, 06:18 AM   #7
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the Dakar coverage via ADV is astounding this year! we've even heard of riders & assistance people IN the race hitting ADV to find out updates on riders that they can't get from ASO... we're becoming the source. it's pretty amazing to watch!

It's pretty incredible what the community here has built, and all on your back, Baldy.

Thank You.
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Old 01-04-2012, 06:32 AM   #8
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Old 01-04-2012, 06:55 AM   #9
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Old 01-04-2012, 07:16 AM   #10
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Old 01-04-2012, 07:22 AM   #11
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I noticed yesterday that the site seemed slower than normal.

Thanks for taking action to keep it all going.
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Old 01-04-2012, 08:10 AM   #12
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Thank you for allowing us Rally Tragic's to follow Dakar here. The ASO should be donating BIG to ADV...
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Old 01-04-2012, 08:17 AM   #13
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This is a good excuse to close down CS&M.
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Old 01-04-2012, 08:37 AM   #14
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Thank you for allowing us Rally Tragic's to follow Dakar here. The ASO should be donating BIG to ADV...
I heard a rumour that there is a man with a dark moustache busy cutting and pasting the reports from here onto the ASO website..........

Big thankyou to Baldy for letting us play here !
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Old 01-04-2012, 10:32 AM   #15
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Thanks Baldy for this really fantastic forum!
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