Its Back Up!!!

Discussion in 'Getting Started' started by eightyeightfan1, May 13, 2004.

  1. eightyeightfan1

    eightyeightfan1 Now I'm AMP'd

    A big congrats and slap on the back goes to Sketch and any one else in involved in the speedy recovery of the best forum on the web!
    I can put the valiumn away now!
  2. jkristia

    jkristia Member

    is it.. is it... is it UP!!!!!!!! YIPPIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII
    :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
  3. jon-monon

    jon-monon Active Member


    Thanks guys, for all the hard work and extended working hours. I know you really humped it!

    :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D
  4. cobra

    cobra Member

    So glad to see you guys are back in business . It was a pleasure having many of you over on RRL for a while . Lets hope there are no more problems .
    Teejay ( Terry ) Cobra ( Neil )
  5. Peter T Davis

    Peter T Davis Guy Behind the Curtains

    The good news is that we've saved years of combined knowledge that everyone's posted here. The bad news, we lost a bit more than a week's worth of posting. All the credit goes to Sketch, and the fine folks at Jelsoft (the company that makes vBulletin).
  6. Lighthorseman

    Lighthorseman Active Member

    Hey, nice to be back! :wave: :thumb:
  7. spitfire

    spitfire Active Member

    :D:D:DYAY!!! :D :D:D

    Thanks for all the hard work getting the best dang site back up and running!

    :thumb: Val
  8. jon-monon

    jon-monon Active Member

    It's a shame to loose any posts, but keeping it in perspective, it's fantastic to have back what we have! Look at the-gauges total downtime and data loss as a percentage, and I'm sure it's quite small. Thanks again!
  9. fifer

    fifer Active Member

    Wow !!!!!!!!!!!!

    Man , I missed all you guys and gals!!!!!

    :wave: :wave: :wave: :wave: :wave: :wave: :D :D :D :D :D :D :sleeping: :sleeping: :sleeping: :sleeping:
  10. kettlestack

    kettlestack Member

    Like seeing an old friend

    A great big THANK YOU Sketch and the team at Jelsoft.
    We Gaugers had every convidence you would bring back our favourite forum.
    You've just made a lot of happy campers now that things are back to normal.
    Will you be doing "backups" daily now :) .

    Now I'll have a chance to correct the spelling mistakes in my posts that dissapeared into cyberspace :D .

    Ahem, was it an attempt to make "narrow gauge" the primary forum and "logging" the sub-forum that caused the problem? Oh, it wasn't?, good, set to it fellas :D :D :D .

  11. Will_annand

    Will_annand Active Member

    Well, we are back up. So? What went wrong?
    Next step will be to get the nice "White on Blue" again.

    Good work to whoever got it up and running.
  12. belg

    belg Member

    Glad we're back but I notice a few things that are different like the classic view chat Icons are not on the start up page will they come back? That address business is way to much to type give me back my little box please,thanks Pat.
  13. rksstl

    rksstl Member

    Thanks to everyone involved in getting this back up and running :thumb:
  14. jon-monon

    jon-monon Active Member

    Many of the features we had were the result of a heck of a lot of hard work by Sketch; a lot of tweaking. It's gunna be a while before it's perfect.

    Fifer you said it best. Man, I missed everyone too! That just proves the-gauge is people, not software, features or the order of forums or number of stickies. We'll get it nice again, and I'm ever so thankful for all the effort, but damn, it's good to be back in any form.
  15. Matthyro

    Matthyro Will always be re-membered

    My BIG thanks to Peter and Sketch for the hard work and for the degree of saving they managed to do. During the down time I checked out some of the other forums and found I just couldn't get into it. During this same time, I lost interest in my layout and projects but maybe that The Gauge is up and running again I will get back into it.
  16. shaygetz

    shaygetz Active Member

    A pot o' boilt crawfish and a case o' Barq's red creme soda to Sketch...THANK YOU!!!!!!!!!! :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
  17. Will_annand

    Will_annand Active Member

    Peter and Sketch were the men in charge of rebuilding!!

    :thumb: Thanks guys, for a job well done. :thumb:

    Now, who ever it was that screwed it up in the first place, take the keys away from them so this does not happen again. :D
  18. Ray Marinaccio

    Ray Marinaccio Active Member

    It's great to see The Gauge is back. :thumb:
  19. Sketch

    Sketch New Member

    It's back. I'm exhausted. I will get everything as close to the way it was tomorrow and Friday. Please bear with me as the last three days have been hell.

    Thanks again for your patience.

  20. TrainClown

    TrainClown Member

    I've been lost in cyberspace and, no sir, I didn't like it! :confused:

    I missed you guys. I may not always have something to say but I'm always lurking nearby.

    Never knew how much I missed the chat room until I couldn't access it. Yeah, yeah, I know. It's just a matter of time.

    It's a strain on my brain.
    I'm in constant freakin' pain.
    My thoughts go down the drain.
    Please, when can I chat again?

    Hurry up or I shall taunt you with poetry once again! ;)


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