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Josh

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Thank you all for your patience while I worked to get our server upgraded. There's still a lot of work to do and unfortunately more downtime to come but we should be back in tip-top shape soon.
Your support and patience are very much appreciated. It takes a lot to keep this old site running and I'm doing what I can to make sure we stay online and up-to-date.
If you'd like to help out, there are some suggestions on how to do that here: http://www.tortoiseforum.org/pages/support/

Thanks everyone!
 

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Do you still administer the Facebook page for the Forum? If you do, this would be a good way to let everyone know what's going on and why we can't get in. I tried looking at FB but it just kept referring me back to here.
 

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I couldn't find anything FB when I was searching for any kind of info as to what was happening. Just kept saying nothing found.
 

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Would it help if we all deleted old PMs to create a bit more space ?
I've deleted many in the past but still have dozens I could probably 'leave conversation' .
 

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Would it help if we all deleted old PMs to create a bit more space ?
I've deleted many in the past but still have dozens I could probably 'leave conversation' .
No need... We're getting more hard drive space so we'll have plenty of room soon
 

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Good to hear all is back to normal Josh. I was starting to have serious TortoiseForum withdrawal symptoms, all kinds of strange issues...had to watch TV, found myself triple checking the TF bookmarks, rebooting routers, checking to see if there was news of Russian cyber hackers....etc. so, glad it's back!
 

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I couldn't find anything FB when I was searching for any kind of info as to what was happening. Just kept saying nothing found.
When you look in "locate friends" for tortoise forum, this is what comes up:

https://www.facebook.com/search/top/?q=tortoise forum

But it doesn't seem to be a facebook page, but rather a referral to the forum here.

@Josh: Can you make a facebook account that we can friend in order to keep current on forum's status?
 

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Thanks Josh!
 

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Would it help if we all deleted old PMs to create a bit more space ?
I've deleted many in the past but still have dozens I could probably 'leave conversation' .
I "leave the conversation" on every single PM, but they're not gone. After a few days or weeks they start appearing again in your history. I'm going to go see if I can actually delete them.
 

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Nope. there's no way to delete them. And, good grief - I have 200 pages of them. Multiply that times all the members. YIPES! @Josh - how do we delete old PMs?
 

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Nope. there's no way to delete them. And, good grief - I have 200 pages of them. Multiply that times all the members. YIPES! @Josh - how do we delete old PMs?
I couldn't find a way to delete them either. We used to be able to on the old forum format.
I also didn't get what you posted about FB when I searched. Just that it couldn't he found. Mind you, I'm not a big FB user, so who knows why it didn't come up for me.
 

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I actually found the Facebook page today when i couldn't get on this forum. Looks like no one has posted on it for a while.
 

Josh

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I couldn't find a way to delete them either. We used to be able to on the old forum format.
I also didn't get what you posted about FB when I searched. Just that it couldn't he found. Mind you, I'm not a big FB user, so who knows why it didn't come up for me.
No reason to delete anything. In fact I'd prefer if no one deleted anything at all. It's worth the added cost to have our data saved
 
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