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Offline Rick Couchman

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TMLfans Forum Changes (logins and posts)
« on: August 17, 2011, 05:39:35 PM »
We`ve had some issues this summer.  First, we had a database corruption.  We have permanently lost 5000 members and hundreds of thousands of posts.  Nothing makes me sadder than losing that.  On top of that we had to upgrade to a more secure version of our forum software (SMF 2.0) and our old theme is not compatible with the new version.

So, we`re using a new database.  This means that if you were previously a member of our forums, and your login doesn`t work any longer, you`ll have to create a new new login and profile.  Feel free to choose your old username if you wish.  We`ll quickly approve your account and we`ll be glad to see you back posting.  Same goes for new members - sign up and we`d love to see you interacting with our regulars!

We`re sorry for the inconvenience, but we`re back in business!

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Re: TMLfans Forum Changes (logins and posts)
« Reply #1 on: August 17, 2011, 06:09:25 PM »
I feel your pain about losing the content, but I think the culture, wisdom personality here will take care of filling up the new space. Change is hard, but as the Worlds best fans, we'll get through this together...

Again, welcome back Rick...
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Re: TMLfans Forum Changes (logins and posts)
« Reply #2 on: August 17, 2011, 08:29:19 PM »
*sob* I want my 9985 post count back :``````-(


oh well.

I'm just glad that 1. Rick's back and 2. this place is more or less back to 'normal'

Does that mean I'm not the BearyBestLeafFan anymore?

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Re: TMLfans Forum Changes (logins and posts)
« Reply #3 on: August 17, 2011, 08:45:08 PM »
*sob* I want my 9985 post count back :``````-(


You think that's bad... I had like 14700 + (not all winners I know) but that's less than 300 from being a HOFer! Oh well, what's another 4/5 years?  :-\ Anyway, I'll trade 'em all any day just to be here.  8)

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Re: TMLfans Forum Changes (logins and posts)
« Reply #4 on: August 17, 2011, 08:56:36 PM »
while that's all a bummer.... I'm just glad we are alive again

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Re: TMLfans Forum Changes (logins and posts)
« Reply #5 on: August 17, 2011, 09:18:48 PM »
I'm glad this place and all of you are back.  With the possible exception of NHL Center Ice  :D, this forum is the best thing out there for helping me continue to be a devoted Leaf fan from way out here.
Thanks.
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« Reply #6 on: August 17, 2011, 09:19:18 PM »
Very good to see things back up and running...especially Rick!
New site, new season and new cup hopes!
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Re: TMLfans Forum Changes (logins and posts)
« Reply #7 on: August 17, 2011, 10:52:04 PM »
Glad to see you back Rick, hope you're feeling better.

I think I'll miss my 'why so serious' post but I don't mind a fresh start in general.

Thanks for all the effort!
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Re: TMLfans Forum Changes (logins and posts)
« Reply #8 on: August 18, 2011, 07:17:35 AM »
Glad to see you back Rick, hope you're feeling better.

I think I'll miss my 'why so serious' post but I don't mind a fresh start in general.

Thanks for all the effort!
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Re: TMLfans Forum Changes (logins and posts)
« Reply #9 on: August 18, 2011, 01:01:13 PM »
That's ok, the last few years have sucked for the Leafs, perhaps wiping out all the old history and starting fresh is the way to go!  This is the year boys!!

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Re: TMLfans Forum Changes (logins and posts)
« Reply #10 on: August 18, 2011, 02:00:41 PM »
just glad we back up. Can we lose the temporay on all the new posts?

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Re: TMLfans Forum Changes (logins and posts)
« Reply #11 on: August 18, 2011, 02:13:33 PM »
just glad we back up. Can we lose the temporay on all the new posts?

I've noticed its been dropped from some threads already, so its probably being taken care of when time permits.

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Re: TMLfans Forum Changes (logins and posts)
« Reply #12 on: August 18, 2011, 02:33:52 PM »
Good to see everything back. I think the forum is looking well, and perhaps a fresh new forum is a nice place to start a nice fresh new future for the Leafs. (We can but hope!)
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Re: TMLfans Forum Changes (logins and posts)
« Reply #13 on: August 18, 2011, 02:36:59 PM »
just glad we back up. Can we lose the temporay on all the new posts?

I've noticed its been dropped from some threads already, so its probably being taken care of when time permits.

All the 'temporary' tags should have been removed back now. You'll only notice them when someone quotes a post in a thread from when they were still there.

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Re: TMLfans Forum Changes (logins and posts)
« Reply #14 on: August 18, 2011, 08:08:48 PM »
While not ideal this change allows us flexibility to implement somethings we have talked about in the past (connecting frontpage to boards database for example).

Best thing everyone can do is tell your friends to get signed back up and posting, to help us get the place buzzing again.

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Re: TMLfans Forum Changes (logins and posts)
« Reply #14 on: August 18, 2011, 08:08:48 PM »