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No it aint Chim Shady,

Its LightningRodder.Com got dam it, and we're here to stay FOREVER

For those that don't know the story, here's the short version:

We belonged to nice customer friendly server company, and all was great,
They went and sold ALL their customers to another server company
(happens all the time, just like the Bank sells your mortgage)

We move to the new company, was charged a transfer fee, bla bla bla....
This took place in late Oct, (remember when the Forum address changed) and all was well......
Service was great, we had our "back up's" protected on a separate server they controlled,
we had access to it 24/7, and we've accessed it many times to replace corrupt files,
it's always worked awesome.

Last Thursday WAM we go off line along with hundreds of other web sites on these servers. We talk talk talk, they dance dance dance, we ask where our Data is, they dance dance dance, time go's by, they dance dance dance; one has to assume EVERYONE’S Data is lost forever.

We wasted no time and immediately decided to bite the BIG bullet,
(Chris and I spent endless hours on the phone/web to ASSURE this can never happen again).
Then we sprung for a Dedicated Server and one that can handle us, and prob a few top Forums without a burp :D

"WE TRULY GOT THE BEST"
We ALSO included a back up hard drive (stored on a 2nd server),
another back up system in case that fails :D 
LIVE 24/7 365 (ACTUAL REAL PEOPLE ON DUTY) Support,
2 hour Guaranteed Hardware Replacement (in the even of a failure)
Guaranteed 99.9% Up Time,
Control Panels, all kinds of bells and whistles,
HANDS FREE Phone Support
(guaranteeing an actual person walks to OUR server 24/7 365 and trouble shoots it, "if ever need be")
Even remote access (allowing us to re-boot the server from our computers).

We have the Fastest Processor you can get,
More Space than we can EVER possibly use,
Back Up Space.
Back Up Space on top of Back Up Space,
More Ram than a frigging twin turbo'd Hemi,
OR SOMETHING, hehehehe
and just a list of nothing but the best., ALL FOR YOU

So as you can see, we made a HUGE investment for our Family and I hope that alone
proves WE ARE HERE TO STAY "AND WE ARE TAKEN NO PRISONERS"

Now the bad news WAS,
Yes we're screwed and lost EVERYTHING, and can only resort back to a fairly old backup WE had, (that WAS going to mean we lost @2000 Post, and well over a hundred Members).
BUT I said ""WAS"", because
OUR Chris pulled a frigging rabbit out of Gators Butt
OR SOMETHING
and WAM, here we are with only 6 days of missing Post (and newest Members),
AND GOT DAM I THINK THAT DESERVES A WAY TO FRIGGING GO BRO  [smilie=bow.gif]

and don't EVER frigging scare me like this again

WELCOME BACK BROTHERS AND SISTERS
AWESOME JOB CHRIS  :smt023 :smt023
LET THE FUN BEGIN......................................

WooHOO

Chris, notice how I took just as much credit :D
(every good side kick does that)  [smilie=laugh.gif]


BTW, The Gallery did take a HUGE LOSS (I'm sure I felt it the worse, but thats nothing)....

And PS

We realized last night, that only certain area's were on line, so Chris called them AFTER MIDNIGHT, and not only talked to a Tech, but when asked, was switched to a 2nd Teir Tech and was told, LightningRodder.com's dns servers are re-updating and propagating through the net, the site may appear up in some areas and down in others, should be like this less than 24 hours.
NOW THATS SERVICE WE CAN DEAL WITH, WOO HOO...................
 

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Good to see you again Bro [smilie=wavey.gif]
Hey guess what, now we both have Race Tested Kits, AND MAGNUM POWERS S/C's  :smt026

Who you dating ???  [smilie=omgrofl.gif]
 

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:)

Yes we're back :D Sorry my posts (frontend and forum) are short and sweet, but I have much work to do and I wanted to just pop in and say HI to everyone :D

Ohhh everyone, please reupload you avatars and any attachments as the avatars and attachments were lost in the data loss.

Gotta go back to work :smt024
-Chris
 

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YA DAM RIGHT YOU GOT TO GO BACK TO WORK, WHERE'S MY DAM GALLERY [smilie=eek4.gif]



U Da Best Bro :cheers: :cheers: :cheers:
 

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Rob_02Lightning said:
YA DAM RIGHT YOU GOT TO GO BACK TO WORK, WHERE'S MY DAM GALLERY  [smilie=eek4.gif]



U Da Best Bro  :cheers: :cheers: :cheers:
Gallery is in the works (ready by late morning tomorrow), GET THEM AVATARS RE-UPLOADED I AM FREAKING OUT SEEING ALL OF THESE RED X'S :shock:

Ohhh BTW Rob, just got word from my buddy Orstio about the integrated login module, he says he has the files to redo it again on LR :D

w00h0000! okay back to work :D
 

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Awesome to see the site running again..!

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Great to see you back guys!
 

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Thank you for Chris and Rob (I'm sure Chris did all the work though. LOL) for getting the site back up fast. I check this site a few times through out the day and there was a void there for a few days.

glad to see all is back to normal.

Just think of the crash as a broken rod and the new fix as a BUILT MOTOR.


VINNIE
 

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VINNIE said:
Thank you for Chris and Rob (I'm sure Chris did all the work though. LOL) for getting the site back up fast. I check this site a few times through out the day and there was a void there for a few days.

glad to see all is back to normal.

Just think of the crash as a broken rod and the new fix as a BUILT MOTOR.


VINNIE
Vin man! THAT IS AN AWESOME WAY TO THINK! BTW, we still got your story and it is going up ASAP on the e-zine! :)
 

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WOO HOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO CHUCK IN DA HOUSE  [smilie=bow.gif]

HAPPY HOLIDAY'S CHUCK THANKS FOR JOINING , AND WELCOME

Few things going on behind the scene right this second, give it a couple of days,
the vid+sound section will be back on line, the 1st e-zine will be out, and we'll be all set up forever :D

If and when you want to jump in, please let me know  :smt023
 
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