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Downtime for Upgrades!

Discussion in 'Site Announcements' started by Josh, Apr 10, 2014.

  1. Josh

    Josh Ask questions, share answers, talk torts! TFO Admin

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    Tonight we will be getting a big facelift! I will be taking TFO down sometime around 11pm PDT and we will return ASAP after that with a fresh new look and a blazing fast new server.
    Features like search and mobile responsiveness will be added in the process. This is a huge undertaking and any number of things can go wrong but I pulled an all-nighter last night doing the final test run and it looks like all systems are GO!
    I'm really excited about this upgrade and soon you all will see why. Thank you all for your support and patience! A whole lot of improvements await us on the other side!

    Wish me luck!
  2. wellington

    wellington Well-Known Member Moderator 5 Year Member

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    WOOHOO, ITS D DAY, GOOD LUCK, WILL BE THINKING OF YOU WHILE ITS HAPPENING, WITH FINGERS CROSSED. SO EXCITED, I CANT WAIT TOO SEE IT:D
  3. bouaboua

    bouaboua Well-Known Member TFO Supporter Platinum Supporter

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    Thank you. Thank you. THANK YOU for all the hard work.

    Highly appreciated.
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    Team Gomberg IXOYE

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    Thanks Josh!
  5. Jacqui

    Jacqui Wanna be raiser of Lemon Drop tortoises Moderator 5 Year Member

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    I was beginning to think it was never going to really happen. :D If everything is lost in the transition, it's been nice knowing ya all. :D
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    Woo hoo! Thank you so much!
  7. T33's Torts

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    YAY!!!!!!! I CAN'T WAIT!
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    Is this when the app stops working?


    Elohi(Earth)[TURTLE]
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    Grandpa Turtle 144 Well-Known Member

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  10. Josh

    Josh Ask questions, share answers, talk torts! TFO Admin

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    Thanks everyone! The app will still work (for now)! Fret not! :)

    UPDATE: Actually I'll take the site down closer to 10pm PDT tonight!
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    What will be replacing the app? Besides its "issues" it is really easy to use, good layout, very transparent, nice overall interface. Hope whatever the replacement is, it will be as pleasant to use.
  12. Yvonne G

    Yvonne G Old Timer TFO Admin 5 Year Member Platinum Supporter

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    Good luck, Josh...fingers crossed!
  13. mike taylor

    mike taylor Well-Known Member

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    Thanks Mr. Josh for all your hard work to make this a good place to hangout .
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    WHAT?! Don't say that! :shy: hehe

    But seriously, wouldn't that be awful if all the TFO archives were wiped and was no more?? Can't happen though.. I don't think...... right?? ;)
  15. Josh

    Josh Ask questions, share answers, talk torts! TFO Admin

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    We have backups to prevent catastrophe. And backups for those backups! :) ;)

    CHANGE OF PLANS: Looks like the migration will happen possibly TOMORROW night. There's a couple more issues I need to iron out before we go for the final push.
    Thanks for your guys' patience. I'll keep this thread updated
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    Woohoo!! Updating sooooon!
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    What will I do while this is happening!? I spend an easy two thirds of my day on here. I'm gonna have TFO withdrawals


    [TURTLE]LoutheRussian
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    Right? I'm on here reading and learning and chatting unless I'm working!
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    I kind of worried about the app . My kids took over the laptop .
  20. T33's Torts

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    Re: RE: Downtime for Upgrades!

    C'mon Dad! Show 'em who's boss! ;) :D
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