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BG Archive Forum Stopped Working
« on: May 22, 2018, 07:22:29 PM »
Greetings, all!

Recently, the BG Archive Forum worked.  Today, I noticed it didn't.  What happened?

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Re: BG Archive Forum Stopped Working
« Reply #1 on: May 22, 2018, 07:52:17 PM »
We talked about it in chat and the basic gist is it's an outdated SMF related problem the newer forums are immune to. Unfortunately it also affects the dicebot and the quick button for spoilers in the editor (the tag still works fine though).
Would you die if you jumped from my perceived ego to your IQ? - Is 15secs of confirmation bias a goal post worth arguing for? - Ever asked a "victim" what they did to deserve it? - Are the words teen, SJW, & liberal synonyms? - "Only Sith deals in absolutes" contains a misspelled word.

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Re: BG Archive Forum Stopped Working
« Reply #2 on: May 22, 2018, 08:11:23 PM »
Short answer:

bg-archive was infected by a spammer/virus, and because of the way Prime configured it, I did not have the ability to update/clean the forum. Nor do I have the forum data, as the BGs saw fit only to give it to Prime when we transferred. I have been trying to get in contact with him, but no such luck.

My hosting provided me with a deadline of this morning to remove all infected files or have my account suspended. As I was not able to clean the bg-archive in a non-destructive manner, a destructive manner was necessary.

The MMF and Storm Shelter forums are still here because they were never infected, but my hosts strongly suggested I update them in order to remain in their good graces. Thus some spillover.

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Re: BG Archive Forum Stopped Working
« Reply #3 on: May 22, 2018, 08:23:30 PM »
Is this related to the dice roller having stopped working?

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Re: BG Archive Forum Stopped Working
« Reply #4 on: May 22, 2018, 09:55:49 PM »
Is this related to the dice roller having stopped working?

Yep, the update did that.

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Re: BG Archive Forum Stopped Working
« Reply #5 on: May 22, 2018, 10:15:49 PM »
Can we hope the dice roller will be fixed in a timely manner or should we start searching for offsite alternatives?

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Re: BG Archive Forum Stopped Working
« Reply #6 on: May 22, 2018, 11:47:40 PM »
Alternatives can't hurt.
Still short tempered.

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Re: BG Archive Forum Stopped Working
« Reply #7 on: May 23, 2018, 12:07:37 AM »
Prime is on GitP if you can't find him here.

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Re: BG Archive Forum Stopped Working
« Reply #8 on: May 24, 2018, 04:27:09 PM »
Bummer  :shakefist

What did it, the Pics and the Links ?


Most recent top crawl of the "bg-archive" parts of the board :
https://web.archive.org/web/20170808141919/http://bg-archive.minmaxforum.com/

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avatar#3 , gravitational lensing edition ... I'm way on the other side of the universe but look like pretty rings

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Re: BG Archive Forum Stopped Working
« Reply #9 on: May 27, 2018, 03:41:15 PM »
The hiccup is over, and bg-archive is back.

Everyone give a big hand to Prime, he sorted it all out  :clap

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Re: BG Archive Forum Stopped Working
« Reply #10 on: May 27, 2018, 05:32:43 PM »
What about the broken plugins?

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Re: BG Archive Forum Stopped Working
« Reply #11 on: May 27, 2018, 06:43:29 PM »
What about the broken plugins?
Well let's see.
[roll]1d20+5[/roll]
Would you die if you jumped from my perceived ego to your IQ? - Is 15secs of confirmation bias a goal post worth arguing for? - Ever asked a "victim" what they did to deserve it? - Are the words teen, SJW, & liberal synonyms? - "Only Sith deals in absolutes" contains a misspelled word.

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Re: BG Archive Forum Stopped Working
« Reply #12 on: May 27, 2018, 09:00:38 PM »
We need a thank you for prime.  Perhaps an xmas ham.

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Re: BG Archive Forum Stopped Working
« Reply #13 on: May 27, 2018, 09:40:30 PM »
Prime32's just cool like that.

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Re: BG Archive Forum Stopped Working
« Reply #14 on: May 29, 2018, 04:45:13 PM »
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