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Things That Are Bothering You, Got You All Hibbeldy-Jibbeldy, or just downright pissed, RIGHT NOW!

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by Bergdorf Goodwill, Feb 7, 2007.

  1. otc

    otc Senior member

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    Well fuck. Wikia bought Huddler and decided to shut them down. All of the huddler sites either have to migrate or give up.

    Notably...EpicSki is throwing in the towel and will be gone for good in a couple of days: http://www.epicski.com/t/150694/rip-epicski-1999-2017

    Fucking sucks...I was never an active poster there (not even sure I had an account), but it was basically the site I ended up on every time I googled something about skiing. Threads on how to epoxy delaminating skis back together, guides to various mountains, etc.

    Based on some posts in that thread, they have been communicating with other Huddler forums (probably including SF) and determined that it was just not worth it to migrate. Saying things like it taking 2 months of a full time programmer working...or that consultants who have done huddler migrations in the past (for forums that left huddler earlier) simply refuse to do it because it was so much work.

    So I guess...fuck Wikia? Letting all of that data get destroyed? Almost two decades of posts for EpicSki are going to completely vanish from the world. And this is a company founded by Jimmy Wales? So much for sharing knowledge.

    edit: the owners of EpicSki were bought out by Vail a while back I guess...and the owners seem unwilling to deal with a migration (or let anyone else have the data).
     
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  2. Thrift Vader

    Thrift Vader Forum Mechanic

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    too much money.

    hosts were moving on.

    it had to be done.

    and the admin are trying their best to not lose faith.

    Fok has been in the thrift thread answering posts frequently. and things have improved.


    still a long way to go. but i believe it will be worked out. as painful as the transition is.
     
  3. venividivicibj

    venividivicibj Senior member

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    Fok needs to keep a FAQ thread pinned at the top of everyone's 'watched threads', otherwise the same stuff will keep coming up in each disparate SF group
     
  4. jcman311

    jcman311 Senior member

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    I ask him for this and he basically said he couldn't do it. Maybe if more press him he can attach a thread to those all site announcements?
     
  5. Thrift Vader

    Thrift Vader Forum Mechanic

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    super hard. and if he made a thread, he would have to answer a week's worth of questions.

    unless each member posted their questions with his answer as a combo.
    as in "post questions answerd by Fok"

    don't get me wrong. i hate the functionality too. said so.
    but i understand it can't be done. unless an admin is permanently in the site topics thread. each on shift.
     
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  6. edinatlanta

    edinatlanta Senior member

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    In addition to the constant funerals, I get to put my dog down on Friday.

    Not being able to find threads easily after you've read through to the end and they haven't been updated is ridiculous and likely a way to decrease traffic.
     
  7. brokencycle

    brokencycle Senior member

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    Sorry to hear about all the death in your life ed.
     
  8. Thrift Vader

    Thrift Vader Forum Mechanic

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    keep yo' chin up ED.

    sorry for your loss.

    they are working on the subscriptions. so we can put our thoughts in the right place.

    when you hit "watched threads" your subscriptions are on the bottom left. as "all watched" or some other name. they are looking to make that menu the default.

    :bigstar:
     
  9. MrG

    MrG Senior member

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    I was a mod once.
     
  10. edinatlanta

    edinatlanta Senior member

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    Hahahahahhahahahahahahhahahahahahahhahahahahahahagagagagagagaghahahahahahahahahhahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahhahahahahhahahahahahahahahhahahahahaha
     
  11. edinatlanta

    edinatlanta Senior member

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    Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha

    Man mrgs anguish can be heard for miles
     
  12. MrG

    MrG Senior member

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    Meh.

    I've pretty much been persona non grata in the mod club since I refused to shut up and toe the line regarding what a stupid decision it was to make IS a mod, so I guess this just makes it official. Basically, it was MrG:Mods :: Ed:Literally Everyone in the World
     
  13. edinatlanta

    edinatlanta Senior member

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    Naw son stop acting like your miller ice lite isn't half full of tears.
     
  14. brokencycle

    brokencycle Senior member

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    You're still my favorite mod.
     
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  15. Thrift Vader

    Thrift Vader Forum Mechanic

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    just now, i arrive to my office at 10:03. customer, a mother with a son that destroys my office every week, while she tells me she doesn't believe in discipline and constantly interrupts classes, says "you're late". and proceeds to argue with me for 22 minutes about being 3 minutes late. after i just spent 10 minutes waiting for 2 women to fully enjoy the Starbucks experience at the checkout. selecting items, then taking turns to offer to pay by credit card. :brick: Starbucks is not an experience, it's where i want my coffee right now. and waited 10 minutes in line with only these 2 in front of me.

    so this lady, and her quiet friend.(who is actually a good customer) earned themselves refunds.

    i will arrive within a few minutes of the time i say. i can't control traffic lights, or other people. deal with it. classes start when we are all ready. and always go overtime with free coffee and snacks. you get a good deal out of this. what's your problem?

    -quiet friend nods in agreement. lets the loud one put her foot in her mouth...
    who proceeds to complain about my insistence that she is not to move shit around,my collectibles are not toys. that my play area doesn't have enough toys, that i am wearing my shoes inside....etc.

    "my office is not a daycare, i don't have insurance if your son stabs himself in the eye with my stationary".
    and no, you can't rearrange my office every week. do you go into shops/cafe's and move their stuff around? my office is not your house. teach your kid to stop being unruly. things stay where they are.
    if you can't understand the concept of parenting. don't come here, i got no time for you.

    I own this business, i wear my shoes inside. this is not a house. its an office. dammit, do you also understand this is not a daycare? i don't care if you want to take your shoes off. mine will stay on.

    message my wife, bring your husband. i will be even stricter with him.

    then she says " i know you are strict, you were raised strict, and you raise your son strict"
    -that's for damned sure. my son understands how to behave in public. if he's a good boy? he gets some juice in his water. throws a tantrum? gets plain water. learn how this works.

    i need customers. but not every customer. here's your money. and there's the door. :bigstar:
     
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  16. edinatlanta

    edinatlanta Senior member

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    MrG Senior member

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    :embar:

    Shucks, BC, you're a solid e-bro yourself. By far my favorite NC carpetbagger.

    Yup. An actual mod, too, not a fake one like when he used to lie and claim he was a mod while threatening people with timeouts and bans. Has been for a while.
     
  18. Joffrey

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    The idiotic and distracting "feature" on netflix that automatically starts playing a video if you hover over it for too long. I don't even have enough time to read the description and decide whether (or not) to include the movie/show on my watchlist before the video starts playing.
     

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