Widescreen Advocate site-down, but not out!

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  1. Eric M Jones

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    Hi,

    I've seen several threads with remarks asking about our site being down. Yes, unfortunatley we are down but Joshua (our server guy) has assured me we will be back up as soon as possible!

    Sorry about the inconvience. Please check back with us soon!

    -EJ
     
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  3. David Lambert

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    Is it the stampede of traffic due to recent OAR issues?
    That would be a "good" problem to have, I guess. [​IMG]
    I've mentioned you guys in my signature as of just a few minutes ago, so I hope you're back up soon! Godspeed,
     
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    From Joshua, "A hardware failure caused the server to go down. The web host is in the process of moving the account to a new, more stable server."

    I'm not sure what caused the problem. We have been getting a lot of traffic though, although I doubt it was the cause.

    Thanks for adding us to your Sig. I like the motto!

    -EJ
     
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    Hope you guys are back by Tuesday. That night, I'm doing an "Issues in Mass Media" presentation for a Mass Comm course. I'm doing it on the battle for OAR in the DVD community (a great oppurtunity to educate, I think). I was planning to make an overhead of the flyer as it provides some excellent information.

    In the event that the site stays down, would it be possible to email a copy of that flyer? Thanks.

    Evan
     
  6. Eric M Jones

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    Evan,
    I just sent the WW? Basic flyer to you. Hopefully we'll be back up before then this is just in case.
    Dave,
    I took the liberty of recreating your sig. graphic in the official WA "look" use it if you like.
    [​IMG]
    If anyone else out ther needs materials from the site while we're down please post your requests here.
    Thanks,
    -EJ
     
  7. Evan Case

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    Thanks, Eric.
    Great site, btw. [​IMG]
    Evan
     
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    As of today we're still down. Sorry.

    -EJ
     
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    Here's hoping the site's back up soon [​IMG]
    I printed out a bunch of the WW? business cards and tomorrow I'm asking the local video store I usually rent from to give them out to every renter. They've known me for years, so I think they might go for it [​IMG]
     
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    The site is back up, but the domain is not resolving to the new server yet. The site can be accessed via
    http://www.widescreenadvocate.org
    Sorry about the downtime.
     
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    My web host has dropped the ball on this one. They have not yet changed the IP address on thier name server. I am going to change web hosts. I will be getting my own dedicated server. P4 1.7 gigahertz with 2 60 GB hard drives and 600 GB bandwidth. There will be about 20 more hours of downtime before the DNS records are updated from the time I change the nameservers.
     

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